Huge crowds have packed central Istanbul at a mass rally in Istanbul to protest against President Erdogan’s rule. Tens of thousands of people joined the demonstration opposing the government crackdown which followed a failed military coup last July
Jeremy Corbyn has told cheering crowds at the Durham Miners’ Gala that he would challenge the “economic orthodoxy” of austerity – and take on Donald Trump over climate change – if he was in Number 10.
After months of delays, an evacuation deal between the Syrian regime and the rebel opposition to swap residents of four besieged villages is underway.
England’s schools should be open to all – and help students from ‘ordinary working families’ – the education secretary Justine Greening has said today. She insists a new generation of grammar schools will do more to attract pupils from less affluent backgrounds.
In a deliberate echo of presidential phrases, Russia, Iran and Hezbollah today issued a joint statement condemning the US missile strike on Syria as having crossed “a red line”.
The Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, has cancelled a planned trip to Moscow tomorrow, saying Russia’s continued defence of President Assad after the chemical weapons attack was “deplorable”.
The heads of more than 30 charities have urged the Government not to restrict access to personal independence payments, on the eve of key changes to the benefit.
Channel 4 News can reveal that four prison officers were hospitalised last week after being attacked by an inmate at Woodhill in Milton Keynes.
The Labour leader hits back at Mr Blair’s call yesterday for people to rise up against Brexit. He described that intervention, just a week before a crucial by-election in Stoke, as “not helpful.”
Denise Brewster had been living with her partner Lenny McMullan for ten years when he died suddenly. Because they weren’t married she wasn’t automatically entitled to a share of his pension. She challenged that ruling and today the Supreme Court backed her claim.
As the protests escalate, Donald Trump, shrugs off the chaos and consternation regarding his US entry ban, tweeting that the US needs strong borders.
The acclaimed British actor Sir John Hurt has died at the age of 77. From a career defining role in The Naked Civil Servant as Quentin Crisp, Hurt worked prolifically throughout his life – his rich rasping voice and versatility securing him roles in Hollywood blockbusters and distinguished work in art house films.
It’s one of Europe’s most protracted disputes. An island divided for more than 40 years.
Scores die in the border town of Azaz after a truck rigged with explosives is blown up.
As police launch an investigation into allegations of abuse at care homes and secure units in Nottinghamshire, Jane Dodge talks to an alleged victim.