Boris’ sister Rachel Johnson joins Lib Dems to block Brexit
Boris Johnson has received a personal rebuff from his own sister after she dramatically joined the Liberal Democrats in a bid to block a hard Brexit.
Ukip launches general election campaign
Ukip formally launched its general election campaign today, promising to be the “backbone” of Brexit and making sure that Britain fully left the European Union.
Northern Ireland’s future
Irish Minister for European Affairs, Dara Murphy.
Former presenter sentenced for child assaults
A former children’s television presenter has been sentenced to four years in jail for a series of sexual assaults on a young boy dating back 60 years.
Economy slows as incomes squeezed
The UK economy has grown far slower than expected in the first three months of the year, as inflation begins to bite.
European leaders discuss post-Brexit Northern Ireland
European leaders have raised the prospect that Northern Ireland could rejoin the EU if voters approve the idea of Irish unity in a border referendum.
Woman shot by police in anti-terror operation
A 21 year old woman is under guard in hospital after she was shot by police during an anti-terror operation in north west London.
Breast surgeon guilty of needlessly wounding patients
A leading breast surgeon who carried out life-changing operations for absolutely no medically justified reason has been found guilty of 20 counts of wounding.
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A rogue NHS surgeon who carried out breast surgery on people who didn’t need it is found guilty of wounding with intent 17 times. But there could be hundreds more victims.
Victim of John Earle’s abuse speaks out
Two and a half years ago, a pensioner walked into a police station and handed in a piece of paper. It revealed a horrific secret he’d kept hidden for most of his life – a litany of sexual abuse he’d suffered at a private school in Devon in the 1950s and 60s. His abuser went…
Trump’s 100 days
On Saturday President Trump will reach his 100th day in the the White House. It’s been a bumpy ride for the new incumbent, and this week has seen a flurry of activity on both foreign and domestic fronts – but has he made any progress on those big campaign promises?
Theresa May: ‘a strong and stable leadership’?
Symeon Brown was at Mrs May’s speech in Leeds
Interview with Ayesha Hazarika and James Frayne
In the studio: Ayesha Hazarika, a former special advisor to Ed Miliband and James Frayne, a former conservative government communication strategist and CEO of the PR firm Public First.
On the general election trail
Theresa May is in Leeds tonight to reiterate her message of stable leadership. Tonight she’s talking to Conservative supporters at an event in Harehills a traditionally Labour voting, working-class area. Her Labour challenger was, once again, focusing on policy issues – today it was the country’s housing shortage – though Mr Corbyn also faced a…
Effie Stilwell case closes, ending parents ‘unimaginable horror’
Effie Stilwell was just five months old when she collapsed and was rushed to hospital. When her condition had been assessed, her father was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and she was sent to live with foster carers. Months of legal proceedings followed and eventually experts ruled that Effie has a rare syndrome…
Man arrested on suspicion of a terror attack
Police in Westminster have arrested a man on suspicion of planning a terror attack and possession of an offensive weapon. Officers say knives were recovered from him but there was no immediate known threat.