• 27 Jun 2018

    The military has been called in to help over 100 firefighters and specialist officers battling a massive fire on Saddleworth Moor.

  • 26 Jun 2018

    The first senior firefighter to arrive at the scene of the Grenfell blaze has insisted that evacuation of the 24-storey building was “impossible”. Michael Dowden said he initially believed his teams could put out the fire, thinking it was contained on the fourth floor. At times he struggled to continue giving evidence when shown footage…

  • 26 Jun 2018

    The NHS marks its 70th anniversary next week. The people who were babies at the time of its formation can look forward to longer life expectancy than their parents. But living longer brings its own set of complex medical challenges. We asked the A&E doctor Saleyha Ahsan to make a series of films about the…

  • 26 Jun 2018

    Death by a thousand cuts – that’s what the UK car industry warned could be its fate if it doesn’t get clear government guidance on post-Brexit trading. Today, motor industry bosses said investment has already slumped as the chance of a “no deal” EU departure remains on the table. They also have to deal with…

  • 26 Jun 2018

    A north London plumber who made hundreds of bombs for the Taliban in Afghanistan has been found guilty of planning a terror attack in Westminster. Khalid Ali was wrestled to the ground by police last April just yards from Downing Street and was found to be carrying three knives. His arrest came a month after…

  • 26 Jun 2018

    Emily Thornberry, Labour’s Shadow Foreign Secretary, discusses Boris Johnson and Brexit.

  • 26 Jun 2018

    Conservative MP Bob Seely is a member of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee and a former captain in the army who was deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • 26 Jun 2018

    It’s no secret that Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson agrees with MPs on the Defence Select Committee, who today called for far more to be spent on the armed forces. Right now the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss, is on her feet – strongly disagreeing with him in a central London speech.

  • 25 Jun 2018

    Heathrow plans to clear Commons

    Boris Johnson isn’t the only anti-Heathrow expansion campaigner who has already given up on the Commons vote due at 10pm. In a message to local Tories in his Uxbridge constituency the Foreign Secretary said resigning in principle would have “changed absolutely nothing.” John McDonnell speaking near the airport to campaigners in his Hayes and Harlington…

  • 25 Jun 2018

    It comes to something when Kabul is a safe port in a political storm. Yet the Afghan capital was where Boris Johnson flew today, in order to avoid a crucial Commons vote on Heathrow’s third runway, which could have seen him forced to resign. Mr Johnson, who famously vowed to lie in front of a…

  • 24 Jun 2018

    Three teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder – after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death after a fight broke out at a birthday party. The event at a community centre in Romford in east London, turned violent as scores of young people were apparently turned away. Scotland Yard is now investigating more…

  • 23 Jun 2018

    Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit campaigners have marched through central London on the second anniversary of the vote to take Britain out of the EU – demanding another referendum on any final Brexit deal. But if pro-Brexit government cabinet ministers have their way – there could be no deal at all. And it’s been reported…

  • 23 Jun 2018

    Now there is something of a carnival atmosphere in Nizhny Novgorod – where England fans are anticipating a win in tomorrow’s game.

  • 23 Jun 2018

    Two years after Brexit what does Britain think about immigration? It was an issue that defined the referendum, and in the intervening months it has stayed high on the agenda. So while the scandal of how Windrush immigrants were treated by the Home Office saw the resignation of the Home Secretary, and discussions about the…