In May's latest Cabinet reshuffle, Matt Hancock replaces Jeremy Hunt with Jeremy Wright replacing Hancock as Culture Secretary.Read the full story ›
Seven years ago today the world's newest country declared independence - but since then life for the people of South Sudan has continued to be a violent, desperate struggle.
A United Nations peace-keeping force is now in place while the country's civil war rages. And that's where Maidstone's 36 Engineer Regiment comes in.
They're heading out to Africa this week in one of the first deployments of its kind, to help. Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to Lt Col Mark Jones, Maj Alanda Scott, L/Cpl Charles Onslow and and Maj Jamie Walker.
Chief executive Simon Stevens paid tribute to 1.5 million workers as the institution celebrates its 70th anniversary.Read the full story ›
MPs have voted to go ahead with expansion at Heathrow airport, with 415 voting in favour, and 119 against.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of services have been cancelled or significantly delayed since schedules were changed on May 20.Read the full story ›
Consituent Lorna Rees made 'a small protest of knicker bunting' outside the MP's office. It has since been removed.Read the full story ›
Sir Christopher Chope objected to making 'upskirting' a criminal offence and it's not the first time he's derailed well supported bills.Read the full story ›
It all comes down to his objection to private members bills.Read the full story ›
Planes, trains and ... Brexit. Britain's obesity crisis; and predictions for the World Cup. Whose money is on Uruguay? To debate a difficult week in Parliament for the Government:-
- Baroness Smith from Sussex for Labour
- Craig Mackinlay MP, from South Thanet for the Conservatives, and
- Kelly-Marie Blundell from Lewes, for the LibDems
The recognition for the outgoing Network Rail boss is a ‘slap in the face’ for commuters, critics said.Read the full story ›