BBC News - UK Politics 8 March 2018

Russian spy: Attack was 'brazen and reckless', says Amber Rudd

The attack in Salisbury was "attempted murder in the most cruel and public way", Amber Rudd says.

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Post-Brexit UK financial markets 'offer' for Gibraltar

Ministers are to give a commitment to financial market access at a meeting in London.

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DUP leader doubts devolution will return in near future

Arlene Foster was speaking in London at the British Chambers of Commerce on Thursday.

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Bus access to be improved for wheelchair users, ministers say

New measures are planned to ensure wheelchair users can use spaces set aside for them on buses.

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EU demands 2.7bn euros of 'unpaid customs duty' from UK

The European Commission says customs duty is owed on imports of Chinese shoes and textiles.

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UK ministers 'will change' Brexit bill despite no agreement

The EU Withdrawal Bill will be amended even without an agreement with devolved administrations, the BBC is told

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Tagging plan for domestic abuse suspects in draft bill

Draft bill proposes more protection for victims who testify and a new definition of "economic abuse".

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Proxy voting by MPs 'good for democracy', says Harman

Harriet Harman says MPs who are new parents should be able to choose a colleague to vote for them.

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All Scottish councils to raise tax by 3%

Clackmannanshire follows the rest of Scotland's councils to set a 3% rate increase.

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Growth 'more important than Brexit'

The government should focus on economic growth more than Brexit, a business body says.

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Russian spy poisoning: UK ready to act if evidence found

The home secretary says UK response to Russian spy poisoning will be robust.

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Brexit: Different policies on the single market and customs union

Post-Brexit shop prices will likely depend on whether the goods come from within, or outside, the remaining EU states.

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Rob Halfon: Tories face an existential crisis

Nick Robinson chats with Tory Rob Halfon, who says his party needs to do more to attract young people

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Should wolf-whistling women be a hate crime?

Labour MP Melanie Onn and Spiked online education editor Dr Joanna Williams on wolf whistling and cat calling.

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