• 14 June 2017 From the section Business comments Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC's Andy Verity on the latest jobs figuresThe amount of money workers are taking home continues to fall as inflation takes its toll, official figures show.Average earnings fell in real terms by 0.6% in three months to April, compared with the same period last year.Before inflation,...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section Scotland politics comments Related Topics Brexit Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNicola Sturgeon says she will carefully consider what is best for all of ScotlandScotland's first minister has branded speculation about the impact of the general election on her plans for an independence referendum as "nonsense".In a series of tweets, Nicola...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section Scotland politics Image copyright SNP Image caption Ian Blackford was elected by his SNP colleagues at Westminster The MP for Ross, Skye and Lochaber Ian Blackford has become the SNP's new Westminster leader.He has taken over from Angus Robertson who was defeated at last week's general election.The party also announced that Kirsty Blackman MP has been elected as its...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section Election 2017 comments Image copyright EPA Image caption The ex-PM campaigned to remain in the EU in last year's referendum Theresa May will have to "listen to other parties" as she reviews her Brexit strategy in the wake of the election, David Cameron has said.The Financial Times reported the former PM saying there would be pressure for a "softer" exit from the EU...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section UK Politics Image copyright Lib Dems Lord Paddick has quit as the Liberal Democrats' home affairs spokesman, citing concerns about leader Tim Farron's "views on various issues".The ex-policeman resigned via Twitter but did not elaborate on the reasons.During the campaign, Mr Farron had to clarify that he did not believe gay sex was a sin, after being repeatedly...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section UK Politics Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mrs May took centre stage in the Tories' election campaign One of the architects of the Conservatives' election campaign has described it a "failure".Nick Timothy, Theresa's May ex-chief of staff, told the Spectator he had wanted to run a less presidential campaign and involve ministers more but external...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section UK Politics Image copyright Getty Images Labour politicians are calling for answers from the government over the deadly fire that has ripped through a West London tower block.Twelve people have died in the Grenfell Tower blaze, with the Met Police saying that figure was "likely to rise".The prime minister said she was "deeply saddened by the tragic loss of...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section Election 2017 comments Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJeremy Corbyn calls for details of Tory-DUP dealJeremy Corbyn is demanding details of the deal the Tories are striking with the DUP to form a minority government, calling it a "nonsense situation".The Labour leader also called for a date for the Queen's Speech, saying it "was the very...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section UK Politics Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTim Farron: Living as a Christian and being a political leader 'has felt impossible'Tim Farron has said he is to step down as leader of the Liberal Democrats, less than a week after the election.In a statement, he said he was "torn between living as a faithful Christian and serving as a political...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Election 2017 comments Related Topics Brexit Image copyright EPA The government needs to seek the "maximum possible consensus" on Brexit in the light of the general election result, Michael Gove says.The new environment secretary, a leading figure in the campaign to leave the EU, said the referendum result should be "honoured in the right way".The Tories no longer...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Wales politics comments Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionElin Jones said the name change was not a priority for the assemblyThe National Assembly for Wales is set to be renamed the Welsh Parliament after it was backed in a consultation.Sixty-one percent of nearly 3,000 responses agreed to a change of name, with nearly three-quarters backing...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section UK Politics The UK and France will launch a joint campaign to push internet companies like Facebook and Google to do more to remove terrorist material.Announcing the move in Paris, Theresa May said the internet must not be "a safe space" for extremists.Speaking alongside President Emmanuel Macron, she said they would also look at proposals to fine social media firms...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Wales politics Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The DUP's Arlene Foster and Nigel Dodds are holding talks with Theresa May Any extra money for Northern Ireland under a Conservative-DUP deal at Westminster should also lead to more cash for Wales, say Welsh ministers.Theresa May is seeking agreement with 10 Democratic Unionist MPs after losing her majority...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section UK Politics Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRe-elected Bercow dragged to Speaker's chairJohn Bercow has been re-elected as Commons Speaker as MPs returned to Westminster after the general election.Mr Bercow, who faced a no-confidence motion from MPs earlier this year, was elected unopposed and promised to be a "tested Speaker" in "testing...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Europe Related Topics Brexit Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMacron: 'Of course the door is always open'French President Emmanuel Macron says the possibility of the UK remaining in the European Union is an option until Brexit negotiations have concluded.He was speaking at a joint news conference with UK PM Theresa May.But he said he...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section UK Politics Image copyright Reuters Former chancellor George Osborne has urged the government not to change its economic strategy after being left without a Commons majority.Mr Osborne's newspaper editorial said a so-called "end to austerity" would lead to a "loss of economic credibility".Earlier Michael Gove, the new environment secretary, said ministers had to...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Election 2017 Image copyright PA Labour must remain in "permanent campaign mode" and prepare for a fresh general election at any time, Jeremy Corbyn has told his MPs.The Labour leader said he would continue to campaign in marginal seats across the UK while opposing Theresa May's government in Westminster.Urging MPs to maintain "unity and collective discipline", he...

  • DUP hopeful of deal on Conservative government 'soon' 13 June 2017 From the section Election 2017 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMs Foster said she would not 'negotiate over the airwaves'The Democratic Unionist Party leader has said she hopes to seal a deal on supporting Theresa May's minority government "sooner rather than later". After meeting the prime minister in...

  • 12 June 2017 From the section Scotland politics Image copyright PA Image caption Mr Coburn is UKIP's only elected representative in Scotland UKIP's Scottish MEP David Coburn has said he will stand for the party's leadership.Paul Nuttall stood down as leader after the general election, in which the party's share of the vote fell significantly.Mr Nuttall came third in the Boston and Skegness...

  • 12 June 2017 From the section Northern Ireland comments Image copyright Pacemaker Image caption The five main Northern Ireland parties resumed talks on Monday Arlene Foster has said a deal between her Democratic Unionist Party and the Conservatives could be a "tremendous opportunity" for Northern Ireland.She was speaking after what she called "constructive" talks with Sinn Féin about...