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God-given vote: the bishops in the UK parliament

One considers itself to be "the mother" of democratic parliaments, the other is an Islamic theocracy. While Britain's and Iran's legislatures are vastly different,...

‘I need to fight’: UK steelworkers in fear as less pollution means less jobs

In the dim light of a pub in the steel-producing Welsh town of Port Talbot, Jason Wyatt sips his beer, his voice laden with...

Jeremy Hunt faces fury as he rejects calls to boost funding for the armed forces in his budget despite growing global threats and warnings...

Jeremy Hunt faced fury last night after it emerged he had no plans to increase defence spending in next week's Budget.Despite wars raging in...

Shoppers name surprising supermarket as best in the UK

Get the free Morning Headlines email for news from our reporters across the worldSign up to our free Morning Headlines emailUK shoppers have crowned...

UK’s curbs on international students, foreign workers will backfire, thinks a top hedge fund founder

The government’s migration crackdown risks damaging UK higher education institutions and setting back the country’s ambitions to be a leader in science and technology,...

Post Office is ‘dead duck’ says Alan Bates ahead of Henry Staunton evidence

Post Office should be sold to Amazon for £1, Alan Bates saysSign up for the View from Westminster email for expert analysis straight to...

Ireland prescribes hearing aids at half the rate of UK, says leading charity

Chime, the Irish charity for deaf and hard of hearing people, is calling on the Department of Health to urgently implement a national hearing...

How does UK cancer treatment measure up to other countries?

Patients in the UK also faced long waits for treatment, although this varied depending on where they live.   The average time to start chemotherapy in...

Ukraine withdraws from two villages near Avdiivka

James Rothwell, our Berlin Correspondent, writes:German chancellor Olaf Scholz’s coalition partners have...

Cleverly calls on Lee Anderson to apologise as Starmer could face parliamentary probe

Lee Anderson claims Tory MPs have privately given support over Sadiq Khan commentsSign up for the View from Westminster email for expert analysis straight...

UK cancer survival rates lag 15 years behind other major countries

Michelle Mitchell, chief executive of Cancer Research UK,  said: “All cancer patients,...

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