BBC News - UK Politics 31 December 2017

Labour 'staking out new centre ground', says Jeremy Corbyn

Mr Corbyn says he is leading a "government in waiting" in his new year's message.

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Foreign aid to be shifted to support UK policy, Johnson says

Money will now support aims such as denying safe havens to terrorist groups, Boris Johnson says.

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Volunteers could guard some UK borders, Home Office says

Ministers are "considering the potential benefits" of using volunteers at small air and sea ports.

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Call for tech giants to face taxes over extremist content

Internet firms are "ruthless profiteers" who fail to fight terrorism, the security minister says.

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Political lives

A look back at the lives of the MPs and former MPs who passed away in 2017.

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