Protestors got inside the building and put up sheets of papers with the names of the Gaza dead

Govt blockaded as protestors take Gaza fight to Whitehall

Department for Business blockaded over its continued military contracts with Israel, as UK abstains from UN war crimes vote

UN inspector tests the site of a suspected Syrian chemical attack.

UK government approved supply of lethal chemicals to Syria

Government attacked for 'irresponsible' decision to approve licences.

It could take decades to relocate birds from the estuary and thousands would die out, new report finds.

Boris Johnson's estuary airport unlikely to be shortlisted by Airports Commission

European environmental directives set to scupper Johnson's scheme.

Critics say the new surveillance law puts British citizens at greater risk of cyber crime

'Ripe for the courts': Emergency surveillance law faces legal challenge

Liberty initiates a legal challenge to the emergency surveillance legislation the government forced through the Commons last week

Westminster

Home Affairs

Foreign Affairs

Economy

Health

Children, families & education

Culture, media & sport

Environment & animal welfare

Local government

Politics Newsletter

Hot topics

  • Prison book ban: Earned privilege or human right?

    Prison book ban

    Authors and prison reform campaigners join forces to get Chris Grayling to think again on his ban on sending books to prisoners.

  • Turning up the temperature: Standard of living and action on  climate change don't make easy bedfellows

    Britain's great energy debate

    Can you tackle climate change without ruining our quality of life? Politics.co.uk takes an in-depth look at an issue with no easy solutions.

Podcast