Category: UK Politics

Manchester attack: Armed police guard bank holiday events

Image copyright Reuters Armed police will guard hundreds of events across the UK this bank holiday weekend following a reassessment of security after the Manchester bombing. Senior officers are encouraging…
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Labour promises flexible train tickets and money for grassroots football

Image copyright PA Jeremy Corbyn is using FA Cup Final day to launch plans to offer football fans a "flexible football ticket" to help more people attend matches.The proposal would…
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General Election: Does Jeremy Corbyn back his own party’s Trident stance?

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has refused to give his support to the renewal of Trident nuclear weapons, despite the policy being in the party's manifesto.In a BBC One interview with…
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General election 2017: Corbyn pressed on Trident renewal

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDoes Jeremy Corbyn back his own party's Trident stance?Jeremy Corbyn has refused to give his personal support for the renewal of Trident…
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Corbyn marks out clear dividing lines on defence

Image copyright EPA In his speech, Jeremy Corbyn channelled a previous Labour leader. He said he would be strong on terrorism, strong on the causes of terrorism. But the substance…
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General election 2017: Social care U-turn, Manchester and UKIP launch

The political week began with the prime minister's apparent U-turn on social care funding after the party's lead narrowed in the weekend polls. For This Week, BBC political presenter Jo…
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General election 2017: Green, May, McDonnell, Abbott and Gauke

Voters want to know how the extra billions for schools and hospitals that politicians pledge are going to be paid for, which taxes are going up and which benefits are…
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Why does the Prevent strategy divide opinion?

In the aftermath of the Manchester Arena bomb attack, the government's approach to tackling radicalisation has once again come under scrutiny. Reality Check has been looking at the government's Prevent…
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Amber Rudd: ‘Police cuts not to blame for Manchester’

Image caption Amber Rudd was challenged about police numbers on Question Time Home Secretary Amber Rudd has denied cuts in police numbers made the Manchester bombing more likely.A member of…
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