The frontrunners in the campaigns to secure the Republican and Democractic nominations for the 2016 US Presidential race have traded blows as they edged closer to the finish line last night with primary wins in several north east states.
The Bradford MP Naz Shah has stepped down as the parliamentary private secretary to the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, over antisemitic Facebook posts.
He had come to praise Corbyn, not to bury him.
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.
Gisela Stuart, the Labour MP who co-chaired the campaign to leave the EU, has been accused of hypocrisy after she called on politicians “to be humane” and guarantee the rights of 3.5 million European citizens living in the UK.
George Osborne could earn tens of thousands of pounds on the speaking circuit after being given permission to sign up to a US company that already has Tony Blair and Gordon Brown on its books.