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Tory MP who used n-word has suspension lifted

Sky News / Politics

A Tory MP who was suspended after using the n-word at a meeting of Eurosceptics has had the Conservative whip restored.

17

PM urged to prosecute web giants over abuse

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Social media companies should be prosecuted like publishers if they fail to remove abuse content, an influential committee is to tell the Government.

16

MP's aide accused of rape in boss's office

Sky News / Politics

A Conservative MP's chief of staff raped a woman in his boss's office after calling her a "b****" when she rebuffed his advances, a court has been told.

14

Trump 'misinterpreted' during Britain First row

Sky News / World

A diplomatic row over Donald Trump's Britain First retweets is threatening to break out again after a top US diplomat claimed the President was "misinterpreted".

13

Davis has 'undermined trust' in Brexit deal - EU

Sky News

David Davis calling the phase one Brexit deal a "statement of intent" was "unhelpful and undermines trust", the European Parliament's chief Brexit coordinator has said.

09

Labour MP 'cleared' of sexual harassment

Sky News / Politics

Clive Lewis has been cleared of sexual harassment by the Labour Party following an internal investigation.

06

PM: Foreign aid cash to tackle plastic pollution

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The Prime Minister has confirmed the Government will look at using foreign aid cash to help tackle plastic pollution clogging up the world's oceans.

04

PM pledges cash to tackle climate change

Sky News / Politics

A big increase in UK aid for Caribbean countries devastated by hurricanes will be part of a £140m climate change boost for the world's poorer communities pledged by Theresa May.

Tougher animal cruelty laws after sentience row

Sky News / Politics

Michael Gove is attempting to repair the Government's relations with animal welfare campaigners by unveiling much longer jail terms for cruelty.

03

Joke about PM voted best Christmas cracker gag

Sky News

It may not have secured a Commons majority, but Theresa May's favourite election slogan has inspired the winner of a contest to write the best modern Christmas Cracker gag.

Govt scrambles to avoid defeat on Brexit bill

Sky News / Politics

The Government is scrambling to avoid a defeat on key Brexit legislation just hours before the Prime Minister travels to an EU summit on Thursday.

Monday, Dec 11

23

Trump tax cuts attacked by Hammond

Sky News / Politics

Philip Hammond has risked a new row between Theresa May and Donald Trump by attacking the President's planned tax cuts.

20

PM: £40bn Brexit offer 'off table' without deal

Sky News / Politics

Theresa May has insisted Britain's offer of a Brexit fee around £40bn will be "off the table" if there is no final deal on a future UK partnership with the EU.

16

Labour may move Bank of England to Birmingham

Sky News / Business

Parts of the Bank of England could be moved out of its historic base in London and relocated to Birmingham under Labour if it wins the next General Election.

15

King's College Hospitals in special measures

Sky News / UK

The government agency in charge of improving the NHS has placed the King's College Hospitals trust in special measures.

10

BAE Systems signs £5bn Typhoon deal with Qatar

Sky News / Business

BAE Systems, Britain's biggest defence contractor, has agreed a £5bn contract to supply 24 Typhoon fighter jets to Qatar.

08

Irish PM urged to help stop 'offensive' Brexit

Sky News / Politics

Top figures from Northern Irish society have called on the Irish Prime Minister to help stop Brexit - warning that the UK's split from the European Union is "offensive and unacceptable".

Ban pension cold-calling now, MPs demand

Sky News / Business

Pensions cold-calling must be banned next year to prevent people being "avoidably conned out of their life savings", MPs have warned.

03

Hospital trust boss was asked to quit

Sky News / US News

The chairman of one of the UK's biggest NHS trusts was asked to consider resigning on Friday, two days before he quit in protest, Sky News can reveal.

01

PM to hail Brexit 'optimism' as talks loom

Sky News / Politics

Theresa May will hail a "new sense of optimism" in the Brexit negotiations, as she updates MPs for the first time since striking a deal with Brussels.

Sunday, Dec 10

17

Call to strike jihadis 'appalling' - Corbyn ally

Sky News / UK

Labour have branded the idea of targeted strikes on British jihadis fighting for so-called Islamic State "appalling" and an abandonment of the rule of law.

16

Starmer calls for 'easy movement' post-Brexit

Sky News / Politics

Britain should "stay aligned" to the EU after Brexit and allow an "easy movement" of people, Sir Keir Starmer has said.

Nazanin court delay is 'ripple of freedom'

Sky News

The family of a jailed British mother says a delay in her court case signals a "ripple of freedom" that may change the tide.

14

Two-year degrees 'will lower tuition fees'

Sky News / UK

University students in England will be offered "accelerated" two-year degrees costing up to £11,100 a year under Government plans.

13

Davis promises bespoke trade deal in eight months

Sky News / Politics

David Davis says the UK can negotiate a "bespoke" trade deal with the EU more wide-ranging than the one with Canada within less than a year.

12

Human rights commission to launch Grenfell review

Sky News / UK

Britain's equality watchdog will launch its own inquiry into the Grenfell tower fire, amid concerns human rights are being "overlooked".

09

Cabinet tensions loom over Brexit trade deal

Sky News / Politics

Theresa May is poised for Brexiteers in her Cabinet to demand an ambitious trade deal in which Britain would refuse to accept EU regulations.

Saturday, Dec 9

18

Johnson in 'two hours of frank talks' with Iran

Sky News

Boris Johnson "spoke frankly" with his Iranian counterpart during a two-hour meeting in Tehran, the Foreign Office has said.

10

Johnson in Iran to stress concern over Nazanin

Sky News / US News

Boris Johnson has arrived in Iran, to express "grave concerns" over jailed British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.

04

UK public 'in control' of Brexit deal, says Gove

Sky News

One of the Cabinet's leading Brexiteers, Michael Gove, has said the British public will be given their say on Theresa May’s Brexit deal at the next election.