The government has incurred at least £650m in penalties over the past decade because of errors in how public bodies have spent EU funds, parliament’s spending watchdog has found.
Jeremy Corbyn has suggested the government may be deliberately starving the NHS of resources to encourage people to pay for private care, as he gave his backing to junior doctors preparing to go on strike.
Jeremy Hunt has appealed to junior doctors not to withdraw emergency cover in the first all-out strike in NHS history, warning that the public would rightly question “whether this is proportionate or appropriate action by professionals whose patients depend on them”.
An imam who denies claims by David Cameron that he is an Islamic State supporter was invited by a Conservative candidate to recruit fellow Muslims for a Tory supporters’ meeting.
The Labour candidate for London mayor, Sadiq Khan, has condemned the Conservatives for using “the politics of division and fear” to seek to defeat him, likening their approach to that used by Donald Trump.
Leading Brexit campaigners have tried to seize back the initiative in the referendum campaign with a warning that the UK faces a migration “free-for-all” unless it breaks aways from Brussels.
Leanne Wood, the leader of the Welsh nationalists Plaid Cymru, is by far the most popular of the main party leaders in Wales, according to a poll.
The chancellor has been told to go further after promising to invest billions of pounds in projects currently funded by the EU after the UK leaves the union.
Ukip’s leadership contest has been thrown into fresh controversy as a leaked email reveals that the party was threatened with legal action by two of the candidates if frontrunner Steven Woolfe were allowed to stand.
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