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“Gary Lineker’s tweet looks like… a technical breach of that guideline” Former BBC director-general Mark Thompson says Gary Lineker may have broken BBC rules but that “no one thinks that this is the same… as a news presenter” #BBCLauraK 

“We would make these investments our priority” Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves says Labour’s plans to invest £28 billion a year in green industries are “subject to” the government meeting the party’s fiscal rules to control spending #BBCLauraK 

“There is a serious risk to some of our most promising companies in technology” Chancellor Jeremy Hunt says the government is working on a plan so that UK tech firms caught up in the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank won't run out of cash #BBCLauraK 

Former Levelling Up Secretary Simon Clarke says he would “love to see tax cuts” but Labour MP Nadia Whittome says “the richest aren’t being taxed” enough as they clash over how best to support the economy in this week’s budget #BBCLauraK 

Boris Johnson will give public evidence next week about whether he misled MPs over Partygate, Privileges Committee confirms

PM Rishi Sunak and wife spoken to by police officer after their dog let off lead in London's Hyde Park


#PeoplesVoteMarch organisers say more than a million people joined protests in central London [tap to expand] #Brexit 

#Marr asks Chinese ambassador to the UK Liu Xiaoming to explain footage from China of handcuffed and blindfolded detained people

Singing of Auld Lang Syne starts in the European Parliament as the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement is approved by MEPs

“I am virtually out of tools to help people now,” says the Money Saving ExpertMartin Lewis says the UK is facing the worst cost of living crisis he has ever seen #Raworth 

#COVID19 : "Testing is central because that leads to early detection" South Korean Foreign MinisterKang Kyung-wha explains how they’ve been tackling th #CoronavirusPandemic  #Marr 

"What sort of world do you belong in?" Wales' First Minister Mark Drakeford loses temper with Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies

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