Deutsche Bank has committed to moving to a new office in London, at a time when banks are assessing their place in the capital ahead of Brexit. Germany's biggest lender is in exclu..
Labour will find it "tough" to avoid losses in May's local elections having performed well in 2012, First Minister Carwyn Jones has conceded. The party has a majority on 10 of Wale..
UK retail sales posted a 1.4% rise in February from the previous month, but there are signs that higher fuel prices have begun to hit shoppers' pockets. In the three months to Febr..
If you want a clear explanation of what's wrong with the retail sector, read Next's results statement. Not a recommendation you'd hear very often, frankly, about most companies' fi..
Media sees London 'stabbed in heart'
The brazen attack outside parliament in central London has made headlines across the world. Many newspapers have questioned how such an attack was possible in such a fortified part..
About 200 jobs are to go at Irish broadcaster RTÉ as part of restructuring plans. The station's director general Dee Forbes told a staff briefing that the jobs will be lost through..
The European Commission will be attentive to anything that could "weaken dialogue and peace" in Northern Ireland, says its chief Brexit negotiator. Michel Barnier singled out the d..
The Scottish Parliament debate on whether to seek a second independence referendum is to resume next Tuesday. The debate was suspended on Wednesday afternoon following the terror a..
The Scottish Parliament has suspended a debate on whether to call for an independence referendum following an attack outside the UK Parliament. Presiding Officer Ken Macintosh said..
David Cameron described the Brynglas Tunnels as a "foot on the windpipe of the Welsh economy" an inquiry into the proposed M4 relief road has been told. The former prime minister w..
Screwfix boosts Kingfisher's profits
Kingfisher, the B&Q and Screwfix owner, has reported sharply higher profits, boosted by resilient sales in the UK and a weaker pound. Pre-tax profits rose 48% to £759m for the ..
Princess Anne has said genetically-modified crops have important benefits for providing food and she would be open to growing them on her own land. She told BBC Radio 4's Farming T..
Across the Channel
French people will vote for a new president amid considerable political uncertainty in Europe and the world, following the Brexit vote in the UK and the election of Donald Trump as..
George Galloway has said he will stand as an independent candidate in the Manchester Gorton by-election. The former Respect and Labour MP said he was putting his name forward out o..
Great Repeal Bill
Parliament may have given its approval for Theresa May to trigger the UK's departure from the EU but another Brexit battle is looming in the form of the government's Great Repeal B..
Goldman Sachs will move jobs away from London and bulk up its European presence by "hundreds of people", a senior executive has said. The US bank's European chief executive, Richar..
The government should consider a reduced VAT rate for the Northern Ireland tourism industry after Brexit, a House of Commons committee has said. The Northern Ireland Affairs Commit..
Gerry Adams has called on Taoiseach (PM) Enda Kenny to stand up for Ireland's "national interests" ahead of the UK triggering the Brexit process. Prime Minister Theresa May is to o..
Nicola Sturgeon has insisted that Scotland's future should be decided by the people who live there rather than being "imposed upon us". The first minister was speaking as she asked..
A summit of EU member states to discuss Brexit is be held on 29 April, a month after the UK triggers Article 50. The meeting will be used to agree the guidelines for the EU's negot..
UK inflation rate leaps to 2.3%
Inflation, as measured by the Office for National Statistics' Consumer Prices Index, jumped to 2.3% in February - up from 1.8% in January. The rate is the highest since September 2..
Wrong kind of publicity
One of the biggest challenges for advertisers right now is "to make sure your advert doesn't end up next to a recruitment video for Isis", says Matt Scheckner, founder of an advert..
One-time IRA commander Martin McGuinness went from the riots of the Bogside in Londonderry during the 1970s, to the very heart of government. He became one of Sinn Féin's two minis..
Confirmation the FBI is investigating possible links between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and the Kremlin is reported on several of Tuesday's front pages. President Trump i..
A group of 72 MPs have written to the BBC accusing it of being pessimistic and skewed in its Brexit coverage - in the months since the vote on the EU. In a letter to the director g..
Boris Johnson will avoid discussing claims the UK's intelligence agency spied on Donald Trump when he visits Washington later, officials say. Instead, the foreign secretary will fo..
Image caption Nicola Sturgeon wants a referendum to be held before the UK leaves the EU - but the UK government has already said it will block the move The Scottish Parliament is t..
Scotland "could be an independent country" but would risk taking a hit to its public finances, the ex-governor of the Bank of England has said. Lord King told BBC Newsnight that wh..
Image caption Allan Little finds that Brexit and the prospect of a second Scottish independence referendum have put the future of Scotland in focus again A decision by voters last ..
The Scottish Conservative leader says the majority of Scots do not want another independence referendum in the next few years. Ruth Davidson told the BBC's Andrew Marr that thousan..
Holyrood's Brexit minister has claimed the UK government "forgot" to tell him the date for when it was going to trigger Article 50. The announcement will set in place a two-year ne..
May to trigger Brexit on 29 March
Prime Minister Theresa May is to officially notify the European Union next Wednesday that the UK is leaving. Downing Street said she would write a letter to the European Council, a..
Prime Minister Theresa May will visit Wales on Monday to sign off the Swansea Bay City Region deal, insisting she wants Wales "at the forefront of science and innovation". The plan..
Parliament could be tasked with scrutinising up to 15 new bills to deliver Brexit, leaving little time for other unrelated legislation, the Institute for Government has warned. The..
A police team created to handle crimes against MPs has dealt with 53 complaints since the murder of Jo Cox. The Met's parliamentary liaison and investigation team saw cases of hate..
A powerful new cross-party campaign is threatening to derail Theresa May's plans to expand the number of grammar schools in England. Former Conservative Education Secretary Nicky M..
It was a week of politics no one saw coming - first Nicola Sturgeon's fresh bid for a Scottish independence vote, second Theresa May's response of "not now". Here, I reflect on the..
Food and drink exports from Scotland rose to a record £5.5bn last year, government figures show. Significant growth in sales of seafood and whisky helped exports increase £421m (8%..
The Scottish Conservative leader has said the majority of Scots do not want a second independence referendum. Ruth Davidson told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show that Nicola Sturgeon's c..
Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron is to accuse the prime minister of following "aggressive, nationalistic" politics like those of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. He will tell his..
Immigration has been a key reason behind London's high achievement in school standards, the former education secretary Michael Gove has said. Addressing an international education ..
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has indicated that he will not step down until political uncertainty in Northern Ireland and over Brexit is resolved. Speaking during a week-long vi..
The first minister has warned of a "trade war" between the nations of the United Kingdom unless new rules are established post-Brexit. Carwyn Jones made the claim as he announced L..
A second Scottish independence referendum appears more likely than ever, with the Scottish government pressing for a vote sometime in the next two years. But within the debate over..
Questions have been raised about the Scottish government's plans for EU membership if they were to win a second independence referendum - so what has their position been, and what ..
Gordon Brown is to set out a "third option" for Scotland's future, based on more powers being transferred to Holyrood after Brexit. The former Labour prime minister will suggest th..
The will of the Scottish Parliament "must and will prevail" over a new independence referendum, Nicola Sturgeon is to tell the SNP conference. MSPs will debate calling for permissi..
Ruth Davidson has said a second Scottish independence referendum should only be held after the UK leaves the EU. The leader of the Scottish Conservatives made a statement saying th..
Lord Heseltine has told Theresa May she did not need to sack him for rebelling over Brexit. He was fired from five government advisory roles after backing a House of Lords demand f..
Germany's finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has said it is in the EU's interest to have a strong financial centre in London. Speaking ahead of Friday's G20 meeting, Mr Schaeuble ..
UK interest rates should be raised, despite risks in the economy, according to a member of the Bank of England's rate-setting committee. This was the first split between policymake..
Theresa May will set out her desire to create a "more united" Britain in a speech in Cardiff later. The prime minister is expected to tell her party's spring conference that Briton..
His bloodline can be traced back to one of America's folk heroes, and now Northern Ireland's own Davy Crockett is at the centre of a frontier struggle. His farm on the outskirts of..
'No ---, no politics'
Camilita Nuttall says it was the business lunch from hell. It was the first time that she and a new contact had met in person. Ms Nuttall, a UK motivational speaker, says the man g..
Vote of confidence
Toyota's decision to invest £240m in its UK operations will be welcome news for the UK car industry. But it comes at a time of huge uncertainty for the sector. The UK is leaving th..
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will travel to Paris on Friday, on a two-day official visit. Kensington Palace said the trip was at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Of..
The SNP are set to launch their spring conference by declaring that Scotland is at a "hugely important crossroads". Delegates will gather in Aberdeen just 24 hours after the Scotti..
Modest but steely
Dutch liberal leader Mark Rutte is poised for a third term as prime minister after neutralising the threat from anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders. The victory of Mr Rutte, 50, has brough..
Scotland's first minister said she remained "determined" to have an independence referendum on her timescale despite Theresa May saying that "now is not the time". Nicola Sturgeon ..
Tick, tock, tick, tock... With just three weeks to reach a deal to save Stormont and restore a power-sharing Northern Ireland Executive, time is not on anyone's side. The main poli..
Virtual border, mistaken IDs
A digital Irish border, mental health issues, the future of Mike Nesbitt and more violence linked to a loyalist feud make the front pages on Thursday. It says there are plans for a..
Theresa May has said that "now is not the time" for a second referendum on Scottish independence. But the prime minister did not say whether she was ruling out holding a referendum..
Toyota is to invest £240m in upgrading its UK factory that makes the Auris and Avensis models. The Japanese carmaker's investment in the Burnaston plant near Derby will allow produ..
A guide to Article 50
Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will trigger Article 50 by the end of this month - beginning formal negotiations on Brexit. Here's a guide. Article 50 is a plan for any cou..
Serving English wine at UK diplomatic functions could help "oil the wheels of Brexit negotiations", an MP has said. Conservative Nusrat Ghani is calling on the Diplomatic Service t..
Brexit bill to get Royal Assent
The legislation allowing Theresa May to trigger Brexit will be rubber-stamped on Thursday, MPs have been told. Brexit Secretary David Davis told the Exiting the EU Committee: "I th..
Theresa May has claimed that Scotland will be leaving the European Union regardless of whether or not it votes for independence. During a heated exchange at Prime Minister's Questi..