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Kezia Dugdale demeans politics with jungle programme, says MSP

Image caption Neil Findlay was speaking on the BBC’s Sunday Politics Scotland programme A leading Labour MSP has strongly criticised his former leader for taking part in a reality television show. Neil Findlay, a prominent supporter of new Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard, said Kezia Dugdale’s participation in …

Brexit: Gisela Stuart and Alastair Campbell debate future trade

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Anna Soubry blames death threats on 'mutineers' headline

Image copyright Getty Images Ex-Tory minister Anna Soubry says her office has received 13 death threats since a newspaper front page named her as one of 15 “Brexit mutineers”. Ms Soubry, a prominent Remain supporter, said the police took the threats seriously and had passed two cases to …

Brexit: Gisela Stuart meets German business leaders

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Budget 2017: Plans to build 300,000 homes a year

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“It is not acceptable to us that so many fewer young Britons are able to own a home” Philip Hammond says next week’s Budget will set out how the government will build 300,000 new homes a year. But the chancellor …

Chancellor Philip Hammond's 'no unemployed' remark attacked

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“There are no unemployed people. We’ve created 3.5 million new jobs since 2010.” Opposition parties have criticised Chancellor Philip Hammond after he said “there are no unemployed people” during a BBC interview. Mr Hammond made the comment as he played …

Philip Hammond: 'We're delivering homes at record numbers'

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Labour inquiry amid Paul Farrelly fracas claims

Image copyright Labour Party Image caption Paul Farrelly allegedly “squared up” to Labour’s James Frith Labour is launching an investigation after an MP was allegedly involved in a fracas with a colleague. Paul Farrelly, the MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, denies claims in the Mail on Sunday saying he …

Gerry Adams to stand down as Sinn Féin leader next year

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMr Adams said leadership means knowing when it’s time for change Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has revealed he plans to stand down as leader of the party next year. Mr Adams also said he will not stand for election …

Politicians who tried to make it in reality TV

Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale is preparing for a stint on I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here. She has been criticised for her decision to appear on the programme and some of her colleagues have even called for her to be suspended from the party. But …