The Lancashire MP Nigel Evans is calling for a 'worldwide ban' on the death penalty.Read the full story ›
The Isle of Man's Chief Minister Howard Quayle has today announced who will head Government departments.
The Council of Ministers is made up of eight different sections under the Chief Minister's leadership. They are:
Economic Development – Laurence Skelly
Education and Children – Graham Cregeen
Environment, Food and Agriculture – Geoffrey Boot
Health and Social Care – Kate Beecroft
Home Affairs – Bill Malarkey
Infrastructure – Ray Harmer
Policy and Reform – Chris Thomas
Treasury – Alfred Cannan
Labour whips Conor McGinn and Holly Lynch have resigned.
Their decision to stand aside follows the sacking of chief whip Rosie Winterton, who was dismissed in Jeremy Corbyn's controversial frontbench shakeup.
Sources told ITV News that "bruises consistent with a punch" were found by a team of independent experts.Read the full story ›
Anti-fracking protestors have demonstrated against a government decision to approve drilling in Lancashire, even after it was rejected by the county council.
Protestors say local voices are being ignored.
The gas company Cuadrilla plans to drill from the spring.
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The MP for Worsley and Eccles South, has been appointed as the new Shadow Cabinet Member for Mental Health and Social Care.Read the full story ›
Protestors angry at the Government giving fracking the go ahead in Lancashire will stage a demo later.Read the full story ›
Mark Menzies MP says the planning inspectorate listened to the planning officers rather than the elected councillors when it approved the Preston New Road site. He has said he will raise with the Secretary of State next week how unsuitable the Roseacre site is and that consent for fracking there should be rejected. The MP for the Fylde says key for him is to ensure all regulations and inspections take place where approval for fracking exploration has been granted.
Fracking has been given the go ahead in Lancashire. Protestors say it's a dark day for democracy. The government has approved it even though local councillors said it shouldn't happen.
They're still considering a site at Roseacre Wood - but drilling will now go ahead at Little Plumpton which many feel will open the floodgates for hundreds of similar sites across the North West. WATCH: THIS REPORT BY OUR CORRESPONDENT AMY WELCH
Steven Woolfe is the bookmakers' favourite to replace UKIP leader Diane James after she spent just 18 days in charge.Read the full story ›