Brexit talks: What does the DUP want?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The DUP insists it will not support a Brexit plan unless the Irish border backstop is time-limited or removed from the withdrawal deal On Wednesday, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) held up its end of the confidence-and-supply pact it shares with the Conservatives and helped the government rebuff a […]

Wylfa Newydd: Hitachi to halt work on UK nuclear plant

Image copyright Horizon Nuclear Hitachi has announced it will suspend work on a multi-billion pound nuclear plant in the UK. The decision follows speculation that it would scrap the £20bn Horizon nuclear facility because of concerns over rising construction costs. The Japanese firm had been in talks with the UK government about funding since June. […]

London state school secures 41 Oxbridge offers

Image caption Forty one students at the London state school have received offers from Oxbridge “Both of my mums were so excited,” says Dorcas Shodeinde. “First I rang my foster mum and then I rang my actual mum,” she explains. Dorcas has been in care since she was 14 and has just received an offer […]