Tony Lloyd

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Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley was criticised for not taking questions from members of the press. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

There is a “genuine but narrow window to reach agreement” on restoring the powersharing executive at Stormont, according to the Northern Ireland Secre(...)

Gavin Williamson, UK defence secretary, said his ministry  is working across government to drive through a new package of safeguards ‘to ensure our armed forces are not unfairly treated’. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Britain’s defence secretary Gavin Williamson has said his government will urgently reform the system for dealing with legacy issues following the deci(...)

File photograph of Northern Secretary Karen Bradley. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Northern Secretary Karen Bradley has issued an apology to the House of Commons for her “deeply insensitive” comments on state killings in Northern Ire(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers a public lecture in the Great Hall at Queen’s University Belfast.  Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn has said the British Labour Party will not support any Brexit deal that includes the return of a hard border in Ireland. He was speaki(...)

British prime minister Theresa May: Labour’s shadow Northern Ireland secretary Tony Lloyd said the proposal was no more than a temporary measure which was an inadequate response to the issue of the Border. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Getty Images

Theresa May’s plan to keep Britain aligned with the EU customs union after the end of a post-Brexit transition period has run into resistance from Con(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith  during a leadership debate in Cardiff in 2016. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has sacked shadow Northern Ireland secretary Owen Smith after he advocated a public referendum over the fina(...)

Sun columnist and businesswoman Katie Hopkins has been reported to police over claims she may have incited racial hatred in Rochdale by suggesting Pakistani men in the area were sex abusers.. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Sun columnist and businesswoman Katie Hopkins has been reported to police over claims she may have incited racial hatred in Rochdale by suggesting Pak(...)

Ched Evans: ‘Mob rule’ tactics have had the desired effect on sponsors. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

After five days of febrile debate, League One club Oldham Athletic have abandoned a controversial attempt to sign convicted rapist Ched Evans, claimi(...)

Oldham Athletic are set to make an announcement on Ched Evans with the player’s camp increasingly confident the convicted rapist will be offered a contract. (Jon Buckle/PA Wire)

Oldham Athletic owner and chairman Simon Corney has said that the club expects to sign the convicted rapist Ched Evans before the end of the week.“We (...)