Westminster

GKN workers to lobby against Melrose bid as results show sliding profits

Workers at beleaguered engineering giant GKN are set to take to the streets outside Westminster on Wednesday to lobby against a £7.4bn hostile...

Public discussion of Freemasonry must be an open one – on all sides | Paul Chadwick

Complaints about Guardian articles from the United Grand Lodge of England led me to the conclusion that they are not as secretive as is sometimes...

Post-colonial talk back: seeing London in the South Seas

Despite the problematic relationship between Pacific Islanders and the British empire, New Zealand’s poet laureate saw a meeting with the queen as an...

Mhairi Black brands Labour rival Ian Murray a 'bully' in war of words over her illness

The SNP MP for Paisley took on the Edinburgh MP after he criticised her for failing to vote at Westminster while she is off sick.

MPs May Have To Ask The Queen's Permission For Parliament Refurb

MPs may have to ask permission from the Queen before a costly refurbishment of Parliament goes ahead.  The House of Commons and House of Lords are...

Pressure mounts as Scottish-UK Brexit powers talks remain in deadlock

Scottish and UK politicians continue to be locked in talks over the repatriation of powers following Brexit. Ministers have locked horns over whether...

Long suffering Prestwick residents say enough is enough for flooding problems

Pressure, much like those on the pipes beneath the surface, is now being exerted in the corridors of Holyrood and Westminster.

White powder letter sent to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Met seeking to establish if letter was sent by same person behind anthrax scare at Westminster Scotland Yard is investigating after a letter...

DUP's Foster says budget will be set in weeks after meeting PM May in London

DUP leader Arlene Foster has said she believes that Westminster will set a budget for Northern Ireland "within weeks".

Theresa May ‘can’t handle’ hard Brexit MPs

Theresa May has been accused of being “too weak” to face down hard Brexiteers in her party after more than 60 Tories set out their demands for the...

Tories Set For London Elections Drubbing As Labour's Popularity Soars

The Tories are set for a hammering in the nation’s capital in May with voters in flagship London boroughs set to turn out for Labour. A new poll...

Labour wages war over tall buildings in Westminster as election campaigns heat up

Labour is upping the ante in a bid to topple the Conservatives from power in Westminster Council this May, pledging to block tall buildings from the...

MPs endorse Labour council candidate who claimed ISIS doesn't exist

Birmingham MPs Jess Phillips and Liam Byrne endorse candidate who urged people to 'grow up' after Westminster terror attack

Remainers unleash Brexit BATTLE BUS - ‘Is it worth it?’

REMAINERS have unleashed an anti-Brexit battle bus today in London to emblazoned with the question: “Is it worth it?”.

Westminster is using Brexit to put devolution at risk. Scotland will not stand for it | John Swinney and Michael Russell

The EU withdrawal bill contains a power grab of critical devolved areas such as fishing and farming – and even aspects of our independent justice...