BBC News - UK Politics 22 December 2017

Boris Johnson says UK wants better relations with Russia

Boris Johnson and Sergei Lavrov clash over cyber-attacks but also trade jokes after talks in Moscow.

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'No 10 knew' of Damian Green claims in 2016, says Kate Maltby

Kate Maltby raised concerns about Damian Green's conduct with aides but Theresa May says she was not told.

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'Iconic' blue British passport to return after Brexit

The 'iconic' design will replace the burgundy passports that have been in use for almost 30 years.

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Crumbling Parliament could be next Grenfell, Black Rod warns

Black Rod urges MPs to back a £3.5bn plan to repair the Houses of Parliament to prevent a "major fire".

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Leo Varadkar will not support direct rule for NI

Leo Varadkar says he expects to have "meaningful involvement" in NI if talks to restore Stormont fail.

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Natalie Lewis-Hoyle death: MP's daughter 'found hanged in room'

The body of Natalie Lewis-Hoyle was discovered by her mother, an inquest into her death hears.

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Investigation into Keith Vaz's private life suspended on medical grounds

Parliament's standards watchdog halts its investigation into allegations about Labour MP Keith Vaz.

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Corbyn's 162 questions

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has asked 162 questions at PMQs in 2017. Here's a list of the subjects raised.

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Boris Johnson: Poor UK relations with Russia a tragedy

Boris Johnson is the first UK foreign secretary to visit Russia in five years.

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