Politics

Political talks plan for Northern Ireland expected

Image copyright Pacemaker Image caption Stormont has been without a devolved government since January 2017 It is understood the British and Irish governments are planning to set up fresh talks to restore power-sharing in Northern…





Lyra McKee: Theresa May to attend funeral

Image copyright Brendan Gallagher Image caption Ms McKee had been living in Londonderry but was a native of Belfast The prime minister is to attend the funeral of murdered journalist Lyra McKee in Belfast later….


Labour pledges to end ‘slum’ office housing

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe families living in converted office blocks in Harlow Labour says it would scrap a government scheme that allows offices and industrial buildings to be converted into…


Brexit: Calls for progress on cross-party deal talks

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJeremy Corbyn: “Government changes needed in cross-party talks” The government says “progress needs to be made urgently” on Brexit talks with Labour – but that arranging time…



Theresa May to face grassroots no-confidence challenge

Image copyright Getty Images Prime Minister Theresa May is to face an unprecedented no-confidence challenge – from Conservative grassroots campaigners. More than 70 local association chiefs – angry at her handling of Brexit – have…