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Public sector borrowing in September has fallen to its lowest level since before the financial crisis.
European Union leaders yesterday softened their position on Brexit talks following meetings with Theresa May in Brussels.
The Chancellor is considering Budget plans to stimulate housebuilding by freeing up public land.
Hospital staff will be required to ask patients for proof of identity under legislation which comes into force on Monday.
The government will find the “huge changes” Brexit demands to UK borders a challenge to deliver in time, according to the chairwoman of the public accounts committee.
The Spanish government is likely to today approve measures to take direct control over Catalonia, as the region’s campaign for independence continues.
MPs have rounded on Donald Trump after he linked figures showing a rise in recorded crime in the UK to “the spread of radical Islamic terror”.
Clive Lewis has apologised “unreservedly” after a video emerged of him telling an audience member at a Momentum event to “get on your knees, b*itch”.
Emmanuel Macron has poured cold water on hopes of moving Brexit talks on to future trade, saying the two sides are “far from agreement” on the key issue of the UK’s exit payment.
Senior Labour figures have rounded on Clive Lewis after a video emerged of him telling an audience member to “get on your knees, b*tch”.
Donald Tusk has said the EU27 have agreed that preparations to move on to the second phase of Brexit talks can get underway.
Jeremy Corbyn must reach out to centrists and older voters to secure a working Commons majority, Peter Mandelson claimed today.
Oxford and Cambridge represent a “social apartheid”, a former Labour minister has said as he revealed “shocking figures” on admissions of ethnic minority students.
British universities have demanded "urgent clarity" from Theresa May over the future of EU academics and students in the UK.
The case against the Lib Dem MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton over claims he broke electoral law has been dropped.
David Davis has reportedly told officials to step up preparations for a 'no deal' Brexit, as Theresa May urged EU leaders to create a new "dynamic" in negotiations.
Theresa May has been handed a boost after Angela Merkel suggested Brexit trade talks could begin in December.
Damian Green has lashed out at George Osborne, comparing the former Chancellor's Evening Standard newspaper to Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT.
The head of Goldman Sachs has suggested the banking giant could shift more jobs from London to Frankfurt after Brexit as he talked up a recent visit to the German city.
A veteran Tory MP today warned his party against following the "road to tyranny" after the Government side-stepped a Commons vote on Universal Credit.
A spike in violent crime contributed to an overall rise of 13% in recorded incidents in the year to June, statistics published today revealed.
Theresa May has backed plans to let people officially change gender without medical checks.
Theresa May will today hold a head-to-head with former US President Bill Clinton to discuss the political deadlock in Northern Ireland.
EU leaders are set to rebuff Theresa May in her quest to move the Brexit negotiations onto discussions over trade, it has been reported.
Universities must guarantee free speech or face penalties from the new higher education regulator, the Universities Minister has said.
A quarter of the lowest-paid workers in the UK are stuck in their jobs with next to no chance of earning more money, new research has revealed.
The Government was left red-faced tonight after a proposal to pause the rollout of its flagship Universal Credit benefit system passed unanimously in the House of Commons.
Theresa May will today tell EU citizens living in the UK they can stay after Brexit as she reveals a deal on the controversial issue is within “touching distance”.
Jeremy Corbyn will meet with senior European officials in Brussels today in an attempt to end the impasse in negotiations between the UK and EU, Labour has said.
The EU Withdrawal Bill is set to be delayed until at least mid-November amid fears of a major Tory rebellion, according to a report.
A Tory MP's time will be "better spent" officiating at a Champions League match rather than taking part in a Commons debate on Universal Credit, Downing Street has suggested.
Follow our minute-by-minute coverage as Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn go head to head.
Northern Ireland is on a "glide path" to direct rule unless the province’s major parties reach a deal to restore devolution by the start of next month, James Brokenshire has said.
Wages have continued to lag behind prices for the sixth month in a row despite hundreds of thousands more people being in work, official figures have revealed.
Charges to call the Universal Credit hotline will be scrapped from next month in a major climbdown by the Government in the face of a mounting Tory rebellion.
Theresa May is facing a ministerial revolt over her plans to freeze tuition fees, it has been reported.