BBC News - UK Politics 17 January 2018

Prime Minister's Questions: The key bits and the verdict

Theresa May clashed with Jeremy Corbyn over Carillion - here are the key bits of their exchanges.

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Sir Desmond Swayne 'embarrassed' by Commons snooze

Sir Desmond Swayne says he is "annoyed" with himself for nodding off, blaming a long day.

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Work paused on Carillion construction sites

Carillion building projects are frozen, but private sector service contracts continue for now.

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Sheffield Hallam MP Jared O'Mara to resume duties

The MP was suspended by Labour while it investigates offensive comments he is alleged to have made.

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Bayeux Tapestry to be displayed in UK for the first time

President Macron is understood to have agreed to let it leave France for the first time in 950 years.

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Brexit: Britons take EU rights bid to Dutch court

They want a judge to press the EU's top court to clarify their citizenship rights after Brexit.

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NHS 'haemorrhaging' nurses as 33,000 leave each year

More than one in 10 leave the NHS in England every year, enough to staff more than 20 hospitals.

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Minister for loneliness appointed to continue Jo Cox's work

The government creates a new ministerial role, which continues the work of the late MP Jo Cox.

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PMQs: Corbyn and May on private firms in public sector

Public services need to be provided by "public employees with a public service ethos" says Jeremy Corbyn.

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PMQs: Goldsmith and May on sex attacker judicial review

The sentence served by John Worboys is "an insult to his victims” says Zac Goldsmith, who calls on the PM to back a judicial review.

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PMQs: Sir Desmond Swayne asks Theresa May about plastic

An MP who appeared to doze off in the House of Commons is back 24 hours later joking about his nap.

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PMQs: Smith and May on mental health service

The prime minister is asked when her "warm words" on mental health services will be put into action.

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