More than 80 backbenchers had demanded a tougher line on deporting foreign criminals from Britain
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Tuesday 31 December 2013
“This process is not dead, but it is far from finished,” says American diplomat chairing talks
Monday 30 December 2013
Firefighters rescue stranded seagull
Thursday 12 September 2013
The bill for MPs’ expenses rose by more than 7 per cent last year to £98m, according to new figures.
Tuesday 21 May 2013
A question thrown up while MPs were arguing over gay marriage is whether fundamentalist Christian teachers should have a legal right to propagate creationism in the classroom. This cropped up while opponents of gay marriage were fighting a rearguard action to ensure that any religious group or individual with a religious objection to gay marriage was protected from anti-discrimination law.
Saturday 12 January 2013
Belfast City Council could face legal action over its decision to restrict the flying of the flag
'My heart is breaking for Northern Ireland': MP makes emotional plea for peace as police warn they are 'stretched to the limit'
Tuesday 11 December 2012
Development follows attempt on the life of a policewoman in Belfast
Friday 16 November 2012
A former adviser to Northern Ireland MP David Simpson has been arrested after a camera was found in the toilets of his constituency office, Democratic Unionist Party sources confirmed.
Thursday 05 July 2012
The National Trust has defended its decision to include references to creationist theory at a new state-of-the-art visitors' centre at the Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland.
Tuesday 07 February 2012
Lord Bannside, better known as the Rev Ian Paisley, is in intensive care in Belfast with heart problems. Aged 85, he has been prominent in Northern Ireland politics for more than half a century.
Monday 06 February 2012
The Rev Ian Paisley is in intensive care tonight after suffering from acute heart problems.
Thursday 07 April 2011
Detectives investigating the murder of a Catholic policeman in Northern Ireland arrested a second man today.
Monday 12 July 2010
Tuesday 11 May 2010
Gordon Brown paved the way for a possible coalition between Labour and the Liberal Democrats by announcing his resignation yesterday in an attempt to derail a partnership deal between Nick Clegg and David Cameron.
Friday 07 May 2010
A struggle for power broke out today as Britain voted for a hung parliament with the Conservatives as the largest party but Labour refusing to hand over the keys to Downing Street.
Friday 07 May 2010
A huge upset in Northern Ireland saw the unexpected defeat of Peter Robinson, who is both First Minister and leader of the Democratic Unionist party.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 2 President Obama leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train