BBC News - UK Politics 6 December 2017

Theresa May says 'good progress' made on Brexit

The prime minister speaks on the phone to the DUP leader as she seeks a deal on the Irish border.

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Impact assessments of Brexit on the UK 'don't exist'

David Davis says no assessments of the impact of Brexit on parts of the economy have been carried out.

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UK electoral system faces 'perfect storm' of threats, says watchdog

Russian meddling and local council cuts are just two factors undermining credibility, the watchdog says.

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Carl Sargeant allegations inquiry dropped by Labour

The party was due to investigate allegations against the ex-minister, found dead after being sacked.

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Man remanded in custody over alleged plot to kill PM

Court hears of a plan to bomb Downing Street security gates before trying to kill Theresa May.

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Newcastle-under-Lyme Council: Labour toppled amid election row fallout

Labour's loss of council control prompts the resignation amid a row over general election voting.

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Theresa May told nursery owners are struggling under new rules

The prime minister is told that more than 1,000 nurseries are struggling because of funding changes.

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Brexit: Keir Starmer 'wouldn't rule out' staying in customs union

Sir Keir Starmer says he wouldn't rule out staying in customs union post Brexit.

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