Labour ‘dealing with’ split rumour issues

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLabour split ‘would be like 1980s’ – John McDonnell Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said the Labour Party is “dealing with” any issues that might cause a split. Rumours continue to circulate that some MPs are close to resigning the whip. But Mr McDonnell insisted the party […]

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Domestic abuse: MPs call for new laws to apply in NI

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The government’s new domestic abuse bill applies only to England and Wales A cross-party group of MPs, campaigners and academics are calling on the government to extend its new domestic abuse legislation to Northern Ireland. The government’s draft domestic abuse bill includes new measures, such as banning abusers from cross-examining […]

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Brexit: Sturgeon steps up no-deal planning

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrexit: Sturgeon steps up no-deal planning The Scottish government has stepped up its preparations for a no-deal Brexit as it again called on Theresa May to rule out the possibility. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she still believes no deal can be avoided. But she said her […]

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