Former European Council president Herman Van Rompuy has warned that substantive Brexit talks are unlikely to start before the end of 2017.

Manchester City Council's chief executive Sir Howard Bernstein has announced that he will retire next year.

Following a comprehensive review of the Hinkley Point C project, the government has decided to proceed with the first new nuclear power station.

Cornwall Council has rejected proposals to change constituency boundaries and join with Devon, claiming the plans are ‘inequitable and unlawful’.

The National Audit Office (NAO) has published a report criticising the UK government’s approach to digital security.

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has said that the HS2 rail link needs a ‘realistic timetable’ if the new link is to be a success.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the government to address the gap between household income and rising rents, by allowing councils to build more affordable homes.

The Department of Health has announced a new £816 million investment to fund NHS research into mental health, dementia and antimicrobial resistance.

Alun Cairns has hailed ‘a new era of devolution to Wales’ as MPs backed moves to transfer new powers and accountability for the Welsh Assembly.

Nicola Sturgeon has announced funding of up to £200 million has been issued to help create new jobs at a Highlands engineering company.

Providers should allow customers to compare the estimated broadband speed they can receive direct to their home rather than to their postcode.

A by-election will take place in the Oxfordshire seat of Witney, after former Prime Minister David Cameron announced he is stepping down.

New constituency boundary proposals for England and Wales could lead to several prominent MPs having to face a re-election to Parliament.

An £80 million fund for England’s youth sector will help provide opportunities for young people to get involved in their communities.

More than 200 religious leaders have urged Theresa May to relax current immigration rules so that refugees can be reunited with their families.

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