Politics

Jeremy Corbyn defends Labour racism inquiry

Image copyright PA Image caption Mr Corbyn has promised that Labour will not tolerate racism Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has defended his party’s handling of allegations of racism against a councillor. Dumfries and Galloway Councillor…


UKIP bids to be ‘radical, populist’ party

UKIP should become a “radical, populist party” standing up for free speech against the “politically-correct thought police”, says its leader. Its “interim manifesto”, unveiled on the eve of its conference, also urges a “clean exit”…



Reality check

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHolyhead in north Wales is the UK’s second busiest ferry port. The locals call it the Holyhead hum: it’s the sound of refrigeration units attached to lorry…


Love, Brexit and the Irish border

He’s in the UK, she’s in the EU. What happens when your relationship is affected by Brexit? Jamie McCartney lives in south Armagh, Northern Ireland and his girlfriend Shannon Griffin Callan lives in Dundalk, the…


Jeremy Corbyn ‘not ruling out’ indyref2 consent

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCorbyn: “We would decide at the time” about indyref2 Jeremy Corbyn has said he is not ruling out allowing a second Scottish independence referendum to be held…


Internet regulator considered for UK

Image copyright Getty Images The UK government is considering “all options”, including a regulator, as part of new legislation governing the internet. It has previously said it will publish a White Paper in the coming…




Merged Northamptonshire councils put vulnerable ‘at risk’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Northamptonshire’s police and crime commissioner said vulnerable people could be “caught in the gaps” between two councils Vulnerable people could be at risk if Northamptonshire’s eight councils are replaced…