BBC News - UK Politics 2 February 2018

Theresa May under pressure over Brexit position

The prime minister faces growing calls to say whether she wants close ties to the EU or a cleaner break.

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Haringey Labour's Momentum-inspired policy plans revealed

Labour's left has radical plans for the London borough, which they hope will be adopted nationally.

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Commons hears emotionally charged account of stillbirth

An MP wept as she told how not being able to register her stillborn daughter has left her devastated.

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Liz Truss and Nick Boles at odds over Labour housing idea

Liz Truss says plan to allow state to buy land more cheaply is "sinister" but Nick Boles disagrees.

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Brexit minister Steve Baker in civil service row apology

Steve Baker says he has the "highest regard" for officials amid row over comments on independence.

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MP bids to end 'unfair' civil partnership inequality

The government also backs plans to allow mothers' names to be included on marriage certificates.

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UKIP AM Michelle Brown facing week's expulsion over slur

Michelle Brown's comment about Chuka Umunna was a "severe breach" of Welsh Assembly code of conduct.

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Labour group Momentum 'intimidating Haringey councillors'

Barbara Blake says she is heartbroken by complaints made against her by other Haringey councillors.

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Ban on live animal exports considered

Ministers are 'looking at all options' on export of live animals, with a consultation set for spring.

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'Hi I'm Matt Hancock' - culture secretary launches own app

The culture secretary becomes the first MP to launch his own smartphone app.

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd has not met any PCC individually

A BBC FOI request reveals Amber Rudd has had no face-to-face meetings with crime commissioners.

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My political hero

The former Conservative leader on the "undervalued" political prodigy who became Britain's youngest prime minister.

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PM's full interview with Laura Kuenssberg

Theresa May talks to the BBC's political editor about Brexit tensions in her party, her vision for the UK's future relations with the EU and what she achieved on her trip to China.

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Francis Maude on Theresa May's leadership of Tory party

Whoever was leading the Conservative Party today "would have a really difficult time”, says former minister Lord Maude.

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Political heroes: William Hague on Pitt the Younger

Conservative Lord Hague talks about his political hero - Britain's youngest PM William Pitt the Younger.

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