In a symbolic victory for Labour, MPs have also backed a motion from the Opposition party to pause Universal Credit.Read the full story ›
- Video report by ITV News Correspondent Angus Walker
Newly declassified documents have revealed a catalogue of errors that led to the sinking of HMS Sheffield during the Falklands war in 1982.
An official report, kept secret for 35 years, concluded that the destroyer could have avoided being downed by an Argentine missile.
The blast killed 20 crew members, while others suffered injuries after being forced to abandon ship.
The complete report lists a catalogue of failings. It shows that one of the two officers on look-out at the time had gone for a coffee, and the other was in the lavatory.
However, it appears that blame was hushed up so as not to undermine the national mood of victory at the end of the war.
The defence giant announced that it is set to make hundreds of redundancies in a cost-saving effort.Read the full story ›
A 42-year-old old man from Bradford has appeared in court charged with two offences under the Terrorism Act following an investigation by the North East Counter Terrorism Unit.
Farooq Rashid of Ducy Crescent, Bradford, appeared before Westminster magistrates charged with one count of dissemination of a terrorist publication, contrary to Section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006 and one count of possessing a publication likely to be useful to a terrorist.
Rashid, who was arrested in October 2016 as part of an intelligence led inquiry, was remanded in custody.
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell MP says Labour would ban fracking if it were in power.Read the full story ›
Seven Labour MPs voted against their party leader's wishes, helping to get the government's bill over the line.Read the full story ›
Paul Brand hosts Last Orders with guests, Scunthorpe's Labour MP Nic Dakin MP, Graham Stuart, the Conservative MP for Beverley and Holderness, and Lib Dem peer Lord Wallace of Saltaire.
The panel's lively debate takes in Brexit, Yorkshire devolution, the Northern Powerhouse and the upcoming Party conferences.
The Brexit Secretary will make a statement in the Commons as MPs return from the summer break.Read the full story ›
Severe disruption is expected on the rail network as workers stage their second one-day walkout in four days as part of a safety dispute.Read the full story ›
Several members have threatened to quit if Sharia Watch founder Anne Marie Waters is elected party leader.Read the full story ›