For the last year the celebrated transvestite potter Grayson Perry has been exploring the divisions that lead to last June’s Brexit vote. But do they still define us? Perry has a new documentary tomorrow night on Channel 4 – and a new piece of work – two vases representing “leave” and “remain”. And he’s been…
In what many may see as a change from his campaign’s anti-Muslim rhetoric President Trump has spoken of friendship, hope and love to the leaders of over 50 Muslim-majority countries. But he also called on them to ‘drive extremists out of this Earth’.
He was expelled from school at 15, developed one of the most soulful singing voices heard in a generation and won accolades at this year’s Brit Awards as the British Breakthrough Act. And he explains why he’s voting Labour.
It’s no longer a choice between their sport and their faith: Basketball’s governing body has finally changed its rules on religious headgear – allowing athletes to wear hijabs during games.
An autistic man has been found guilty of trying to cause “maximum damage” by making a bomb filled with shrapnel and leaving it on a train.
The football clubs Newcastle United and West Ham United’s grounds have been raided in a fraud investigation, resulting in several arrests.
Remember coalition politics? Today the Lib Dem leader Tim Farron categorically ruled out any deals with any party. And with Brexit looming large, former PM Tony Blair appeared to urge Labour voters to vote tactically if their Labour candidate supported Leave.
Having already ruled out cutting the UK aid budget Theresa May refused to repeat her party’s 2015 manifesto promise not to put up income tax, VAT or national insurance. Labour have already claimed the Conservatives are planning a “tax bombshell” if they are returned to power, but Jeremy Corbyn also refused to rule out tax…
Gentrificiation is, depending on your perspective, either a blessing or a curse. And so it is in the South London suburb of Peckham, where plans for a new shopping area have divided opinion.
The parents of a baby who suffers from a rare genetic condition have urged a judge to give him a chance at a hearing to decide whether he should be allowed to get further treatment.
A High Court judge has heard that a sick baby at the centre of a life support dispute might suffer unnecessarily if he’s taken abroad for treatment.
The British Olympic cycling champion has been dogged by questions about a mystery medical package he was sent six years ago.
They were torn from their families and shipped to far flung corners of the empire, but for thousands of vulnerable children their jouneys ended in horrific abuse. An inquiry into this period of Britain’s shameful history has heard some children suffered torture, sexual abuse and slavery – and, they claim, even though the authorities knew…
Our correspondent. Keme Nzerem, is down among the protesters outside parliament right now.
Conventional thinking suggests autism mainly affects boys. But more and more girls – and adult women – are being diagnosed with the condition. And up to 100,000 could be still undiagnosed. Keme Nzerem has been to visit the only school in the UK that’s exclusively for autistic girls.