Jeremy Corbyn must be “bolder and braver” in making the case for immigration in the UK if he is to win over Labour voters to the cause of remaining in the EU, according to the boss of one of Britain’s biggest unions.
George Osborne and the former Labour chancellor Alistair Darling have challenged the leaders of Vote Leave over what they call their “uncounted and unworkable” proposals for taking Britain out of the European Union.
The home secretary, Theresa May, has made further concessions on the snooper’s charter, including on the key issue of privacy, before a Commons battle over the bill next week.
Vicente del Bosque has claimed Spain are favourites to win a third successive European Championship after seeing his side beat South Korea 6-1. Alvaro Morata and Nolito each scored twice as the champions from 2008 and 2012 warmed up for their defence in style. Manchester City’s David Silva and Cesc Fàbregas of Chelsea were also on target in Salzburg.
Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson has called for a ban on hedge funds to commission private exit polls for the EU referendum.
The Glasgow East MP Natalie McGarry is facing a second police inquiry after the SNP regional association of which she was formerly convenor made a complaint about alleged financial discrepancies.
Labour needs to change to overcome a feeling it is not fit for purpose in the modern era, the shadow cabinet minister Lisa Nandy has said, as she launched a new group that aims to unify supporters.
European migrants coming to the UK will have to prove that they can speak good English and be subject to an Australian-style points system if Britain votes to leave the EU, according Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and Priti Patel.
The mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, has criticised the shadow home secretary, Andy Burnham, for making comments that were “ignorant and insensitive” towards local government leaders.
Senior Tories have urged Theresa May to set out a clearer plan for Brexit, as yet another EU leader warned Britain was not going to get special deal on immigration and the single market.
Liam Fox has hailed the opportunity for Britain to become a fully independent member of the World Trade Organisation after leaving the EU, indicating that he appears to favour a “hard Brexit”.
The boss of John Lewis had been confirmed as the Conservative mayoral candidate for the West Midlands.