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Tory/DUP deal an outrageous straight bung, Carwyn Jones says

Tory/DUP deal an outrageous straight bung, Carwyn Jones says

Image copyright Labour Party Image caption Carwyn Jones said Theresa May was “throwing money at Northern Ireland” to secure her future A deal signed by the Democratic Unionist Party to keep Theresa May in 10 Downing Street is a “straight bung”, Wales’ first minister has said. It will mean £1bn extra for Northern Ireland over […]

‘No money for Scotland’ through DUP deal

‘No money for Scotland’ through DUP deal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The agreement will see Arlene Foster’s 10 DUP MPs support Theresa May’s minority Conservative government There will be no additional funding for Scotland or other parts of the UK as the result of the deal struck between the UK government and the DUP. The agreement will see an extra […]

DUP-Tory deal close says Arlene Foster

DUP-Tory deal close says Arlene Foster

Image copyright PA Image caption Arlene Foster will meet with Theresa May on Monday morning The leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has said a deal between the party and the Conservatives to support a minority government is “close”. Arlene Foster is expected to meet Theresa May in London at 10:30 BST on Monday. […]

John McDonnell: Grenfell victims ‘murdered by political decisions’

John McDonnell: Grenfell victims ‘murdered by political decisions’

Image copyright PA Labour’s John McDonnell has claimed victims of the Grenfell Tower fire were “murdered” by “political decisions”. Speaking at Glastonbury Festival on Sunday, the shadow chancellor blamed the decision to “view housing as only for financial speculation”. At least 79 people are feared to have died in the fire in west London, which […]

Brexit: David Davis ‘pretty sure’ of free trade deal

Brexit: David Davis ‘pretty sure’ of free trade deal

Media caption“Very French”: What David Davis thinks of his EU counterpart Brexit Secretary David Davis has told the BBC he is “pretty sure”, but not “certain”, that he will be able to get a free trade deal with the EU. He told BBC One’s Andrew Marr Show that other EU states “have a very strong […]

BMA chief: NHS is ‘running on fumes’

BMA chief: NHS is ‘running on fumes’

Image copyright PA The NHS in England is “running on fumes”, the leader of the British Medical Association is warning. Dr Mark Porter hit out at the government at the start of the union’s annual conference. He accused ministers of putting patients at risk and “picking the pockets” of NHS staff because of the squeeze […]

Parliament cyber-attack ‘hit up to 90 users’

Parliament cyber-attack ‘hit up to 90 users’

Image copyright PA Up to 90 email accounts were compromised during the cyber-attack on Parliament on Friday. Fewer than 1% of the 9,000 users of the IT system were impacted by the hacking, said a parliamentary spokesman. The hack prompted officials to disable remote access to the emails of MPs, peers and their staff as […]

Brexit: David Davis ‘pretty sure’ of free trade deal

Brexit: David Davis ‘pretty sure’ of free trade deal

Media caption“Very French”: What David Davis thinks of his EU counterpart Brexit Secretary David Davis has told the BBC he is “pretty sure”, but not “certain”, that he will be able to get a free trade deal with the EU. He told BBC One’s Andrew Marr Show that other EU states “have a very strong […]

Parliament cyber-attack ‘hit up to 90 users’

Parliament cyber-attack ‘hit up to 90 users’

Image copyright PA Up to 90 email accounts were compromised during the cyber-attack on Parliament on Friday. Fewer than 1% of the 9,000 users of the IT system were impacted by the hacking, said a parliamentary spokesman. The hack prompted officials to disable remote access to the emails of MPs, peers and their staff as […]

BMA chief: NHS is ‘running on fumes’

BMA chief: NHS is ‘running on fumes’

Image copyright PA The NHS in England is “running on fumes”, the leader of the British Medical Association is warning. Dr Mark Porter hit out at the government at the start of the union’s annual conference. He accused ministers of putting patients at risk and “picking the pockets” of NHS staff because of the squeeze […]