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Cleverly says aide described Rwanda policy as ‘crap’ for ‘dramatic effect’

Cleverly says aide described Rwanda policy as ‘crap’ for ‘dramatic effect’

Cleverly says aide described Rwanda policy as ‘crap’ for ‘dramatic effect’

23 June 2024

James Sunderland, a parliamentary aide to the Home Secretary, was recorded criticising the Rwanda scheme.


Flights from Manchester Airport may be delayed or cancelled after power cut

Flights from Manchester Airport may be delayed or cancelled after power cut

Flights from Manchester Airport may be delayed or cancelled after power cut

23 June 2024

The airport said terminals one and two were being badly hit by the disruption.


What to expect on the General Election campaign trail on Sunday

What to expect on the General Election campaign trail on Sunday

What to expect on the General Election campaign trail on Sunday

23 June 2024

Here is your guide to the main developments in the General Election campaign on Sunday.


Explorer hopes transatlantic balloon attempt proves ‘age is just a number’

Explorer hopes transatlantic balloon attempt proves ‘age is just a number’

Explorer hopes transatlantic balloon attempt proves ‘age is just a number’

23 June 2024

The three crew members have a combined age of more than 200.


What the papers say – June 23

What the papers say – June 23

What the papers say – June 23

22 June 2024

General election stories and Taylor Swift pictures dominate the front pages of Sunday’s newspapers.


State handouts offer less dignity than working, Starmer says of benefits outlook

State handouts offer less dignity than working, Starmer says of benefits outlook

State handouts offer less dignity than working, Starmer says of benefits outlook

22 June 2024

The Labour leader appeared to harden his stance on welfare as he sought to woo traditionally Tory voters.


Tom Cruise among A-listers spotted at Taylor Swift’s second Wembley gig

Tom Cruise among A-listers spotted at Taylor Swift’s second Wembley gig

Tom Cruise among A-listers spotted at Taylor Swift’s second Wembley gig

22 June 2024

The Top Gun star joins a growing list of celebrities who have attended the singer’s London shows.


Tory data chief takes leave of absence amid General Election betting claims

Tory data chief takes leave of absence amid General Election betting claims

Tory data chief takes leave of absence amid General Election betting claims

22 June 2024

Nick Mason is understood to have taken time away from the Conservative Party.


Mother of Jay Slater issues direct ‘we just need you home’ plea to son

Mother of Jay Slater issues direct ‘we just need you home’ plea to son

Mother of Jay Slater issues direct ‘we just need you home’ plea to son

22 June 2024

Debbie Duncan said she has ‘not slept’ since the 19-year-old disappeared.


Blue plaques unveiled for stars including Sir Norman Wisdom and Leslie Grantham

Blue plaques unveiled for stars including Sir Norman Wisdom and Leslie Grantham

Blue plaques unveiled for stars including Sir Norman Wisdom and Leslie Grantham

22 June 2024

The ceremony was hosted by broadcaster Mike Read.


Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako of Japan arrive in UK ahead of state visit

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako of Japan arrive in UK ahead of state visit

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako of Japan arrive in UK ahead of state visit

22 June 2024

The smiling couple landed to sunshine at Stansted Airport in Essex on Saturday afternoon.


Firefighters scour hillsides for missing British teenager Jay Slater in Tenerife

Firefighters scour hillsides for missing British teenager Jay Slater in Tenerife

Firefighters scour hillsides for missing British teenager Jay Slater in Tenerife

22 June 2024

The 19-year-old from Lancashire disappeared following an attempt to walk back to his accommodation after attending the NRG festival.


Next government should lift block on Scotland’s gender reforms, says Swinney

Next government should lift block on Scotland’s gender reforms, says Swinney

Next government should lift block on Scotland’s gender reforms, says Swinney

22 June 2024

The UK Government blocked the gender reforms after they were passed by MSPs at Holyrood.


Farage doubles down on Ukraine claims following criticism from Sunak and Starmer

Farage doubles down on Ukraine claims following criticism from Sunak and Starmer

Farage doubles down on Ukraine claims following criticism from Sunak and Starmer

22 June 2024

The Reform UK leader said he would not apologise after political leaders criticised his claim that the West provoked Putin into invading Ukraine.


Election campaign day 31: Farage in the spotlight over Ukraine war comments

Election campaign day 31: Farage in the spotlight over Ukraine war comments

Election campaign day 31: Farage in the spotlight over Ukraine war comments

22 June 2024

Here are the key moments from day 31 on the General Election campaign trail.


Dame Emma Thompson and presenter Chris Packham back Just Stop Oil

Dame Emma Thompson and presenter Chris Packham back Just Stop Oil

Dame Emma Thompson and presenter Chris Packham back Just Stop Oil

22 June 2024

They were among an estimated 60,000 people who marched in London to demand political action over the ‘climate crisis’.


Lady Gabriella Kingston left ‘deeply touched’ after service for late husband

Lady Gabriella Kingston left ‘deeply touched’ after service for late husband

Lady Gabriella Kingston left ‘deeply touched’ after service for late husband

22 June 2024

Close friends and family of Mr Kingston, including some members of the royal family, attended the service at St Mary Abbots church in Kensington.


Lib Dems pledge emergency fund to counter ‘scandal’ of ambulance waiting times

Lib Dems pledge emergency fund to counter ‘scandal’ of ambulance waiting times

Lib Dems pledge emergency fund to counter ‘scandal’ of ambulance waiting times

22 June 2024

Lib Dem leader Sir Ed Davey has said the public has lost faith in ambulance callout times.


Dame Emma Thompson urges politicians to ‘listen up’ at London nature march

Dame Emma Thompson urges politicians to ‘listen up’ at London nature march

Dame Emma Thompson urges politicians to ‘listen up’ at London nature march

22 June 2024

The actress joined TV naturalists Chris Packham and Steve Backshall and 60,000 protesters on the Restore Nature Now march.


Heat health alert issued for most of England as temperatures start to rise

Heat health alert issued for most of England as temperatures start to rise

Heat health alert issued for most of England as temperatures start to rise

22 June 2024

Temperatures are expected to reach highs of 30C, particularly in the South East.


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