WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon declined on Tuesday to comply with a subpoena ordering him to ans
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Republicans considered on Tuesday a stopgap bill to fund the U.S. government through Feb. 16 to avert a shutdown, but the
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee is accusing President Donald Trump's White House of placing a gag order on Steve Bannon.
Outgoing governor Terry McAuliffe pranks Northam with a surprise gift.
(Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives panel said on Tuesday it planned a hearing to review a false missile alert sent in Hawaii over the weekend
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon has been subpoenaed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday planned to vote to advance a bill to renew the National Security Agency's warrantless internet surve
Keir Starmer asks watchdog to intervene after it previously said £350m claim was ‘clear misuse of official statistics’Labour has complained to th
Or how to build a wall and lose an empire.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Partisan finger-pointing over immigration policy on Tuesday left the U.S. Congress and the White House stumbling closer to a po
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan immigration proposal presented to President Donald Trump last week failed to adequately address his priorities, pa
(Reuters) - A group of 21 U.S. state attorneys general filed suit to challenge the Federal Communications Commission's decision to do away with net ne
Police are looking into a triple homicide in California.
MP appointed as Conservative party vice-chair wrote article in 2012 saying unemployed people should not have large familiesA Conservative MP who has b
Election as chair of European research group comes after vow to help government make a success of BrexitJacob Rees-Mogg has been elected chair of an i
Guardian learns of scores of union branches quietly affiliating to party to get crucial say in votes Labour-supporting trade unions are quietly affili
Election of Christine Shawcroft follows Momentum-backed candidates winning NEC seatsSenior leftwing Labour figures have used their new dominance on th
It’s clear what went wrong with the giant outsourcing company. Those responsible must pay the penaltyThe smoke from Carillion’s billion-pound disa
MP Sir Desmond Swayne appears to nod off during Kenneth Clarke’s speech to the House of Commons about the EU withdrawal bill. Positioned just behind
Lawyers say Sinn Féin leader was unlawfully interned without trial at time of planned jail breaksThe Sinn Féin president, Gerry Adams, has launched
The cuts come at a time when many rural hospitals already are struggling to keep their doors open. By Michael Ollove A
The Tories still can’t see the utter failure of outsourcing. Only a Labour government will demolish this sordid economic modelThis week 20,000 Caril
Giving business some clarity on Brexit? The Treasury team were horrified by the suggestionIt’s sometimes hard to know what to be more concerned by.
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's bid to avoid a retrial on corruption ch
He is expected to meet with lawmakers behind closed doors.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Deporting immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children will not be a top federal law enforcement priority eve
In previous roles, Esther McVey never cared about the impact of her policies and appeared to relish removing disability supportAs backlashes go, the d
The benefit cap, zero-hours contracts, and now universal credit have all exacerbated the debt burden on people already struggling to eat and pay rentI
Bannon was also subpoenaed last week by special counsel Robert Mueller to appear before a grand jury.
And Trump's DACA comments.
For now, the blame game beats out the name game.
The Northern Ireland economy continues to show some growth in the last few months of the year, according to a new survey. However, there are concerns
The probe will provide a report for improving preparedness within 60 days.
Lawyer says favourable ruling could lead to UK citizens keeping generous EU rights while EU citizens have meagre UK rightsA group of UK nationals livi
The state Supreme Court could order new congressional maps before the end of the month.
Report slams lack of action over ethnic cleansing and asks why more sexual violence experts have not been sent to areaInternational plans for the pote
Comedian defeated in bid for seat on Labour’s ruling body says party must focus on winning electionEddie Izzard has suggested Labour’s leadership
A bill going before parliament today will cut the prohibitive cost of UK citizenship for families, victims of a disgraceful exileI bang on about the p
Damian Hinds’ appointment shows the prime minister has not given up on more grammar schools despite lack of enthusiasm by experts or votersThe new e
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers are urging AT&T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, to cut commercial ties to Chinese phone maker Huawei Technologi
We need to address the questions raised by rapid automation, and find new ways to redistribute powerIf modern Britain has a defining problem, it boils
Hicks is expected to appear before the committee as early as this week as part of its probe into Russian meddling into the 2016 election.
Mattis called the nascent talks between North and South Korea a positive indicator, but said it was too early to determine Kim Jong Un's intent.
Shadow Brexit secretary says Labour should fight for best deal with EU rather than looking back in griefKeir Starmer has urged Labour colleagues not t
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday blamed Senator Dick Durbin for blowing up talks on a deal to help immigrants brought to t
The government can avoid being ripped off by the EU, but the best deal the UK can hope for is to be first among outsidersOnce upon a time there was a
Romney's criticism follows the president's reported remarks about Haiti and African countries.
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenSturgeon’s speech and Brexit impact report - Summary and analysisLunchtime summ
The missed targets and overflowing beds are unprecedented, but at least Hunt admits it’s all about money. Two cheers for him remainingA minister pre
The meeting was described to The Wall Street Journal as a “routine senior staff security briefing.”
Women are dusting off their pussy hats for round two.
PRINCE Harry and Meghan Markle will get married this year at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, but will the British public get a day off when the
Congress has until midnight Friday to strike a deal on government funding.
Foreign secretary says campaign ‘grossly underestimated’ amount of money UK sends each week to EUBoris Johnson has ratcheted-up his defence of Vot
Foreign secretary stresses ‘crucial’ nature of UK-US relations in exclusive Guardian interview before flying out for North Korea talksBoris Johnso
Exclusive: Norwegian officials tell Brussels they may seek radical rethink of their terms if UK has access to single market for key sectorsTheresa May
Labour and Tory MPs hold talks with EU’s chief Brexit negotiator“It’s all sorted, we’re staying,” joked the self-confessed arch-remainer Ann
No wonder its figureheads are incompetent attention-seekers – the party only knows what it hatesThe Henry Bolton spectacle was paraded on Radio 4 a
The death toll rose to 20 after last week's mudslides in Southern California.
The failure of the outsourcing behemoth must be explained. Then we need a better way of managing public servicesTo get a sense of the impact of the fa
My friend Andy Henderson, who has died of cancer aged 65, was a career diplomat who spent 45 years at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.Andy was bor
Within months Egyptians will get a chance to elect a president. The result is not in doubt. The country’s future isEarlier this month Egypt’s auth
Lessons must be learned from this corporate calamity; Carillion took too many risks with too much debtResponsibility for Carillion’s collapse lies i
MEGHAN Markle might want to sparkle beneath a jewel-encrusted tiara like her soon-to-be sister-in-law Kate - but she’ll just have to wait.
THE Royal Family have been branded “leeches” by anti-monarchists who prepare to take to the streets dressed up as homeless people to protest on th
MEGHAN Markle’s choice of earrings for her first press photos with Prince Harry saw interest in the jewellery makers soar 400 percent.
Development secretary Penny Mordaunt says Britain will cut payments if nations do not invest in their own peopleBritain will cut foreign aid to develo
Police are investigating a claim that former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer threatened to stab a man during an altercation at a New York City restaurant.
The Foreign Office should be protesting about the kidnap and torture of social media activists, not pandering to the generalsIn recent times Pakistani
Farmers say they are struggling to recruit staff, meaning fewer seed potatoes are being plantedThis year’s harvest of one of the British Isles’ be
A Turkish media report says the pilots of a plane that skidded off the runway and down a slope toward the sea have told investigators that the plane's
TUV leader Jim Allister said it was right for Barry McElduff to resign but asked what now of fellow Sinn Fein representative Mairtin O Muilleoir who r
Barry McElduff has resigned as MP over his controversial Kingsmill video.
The company was too big and too reliant on state contracts to be a true private entity. Goverment and Whitehall share the blame for its collapseNo one
Barry McElduff has announced he is quitting his role as MP for West Tyrone. Below is the full statement from Sinn Fein leader in Northern Ireland Mich
McElduff posed with Kingsmill loaf of bread on his head on anniversary of massacre A Sinn Féin MP who tweeted a video appearing to mock an IRA atroci
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