Jeremy Hunt has acknowledged the NHS will need “significantly more funding” over the next decade, as he faced calls from Labour to quit for losing the confidence of doctors, patients and the prime minister.
New year, same operating systems failure. During the general election campaign, Theresa May had screamed: “Nothing has changed. Nothing has changed” as she ripped up the Conservative manifesto within days of launching it. For her much hyped cabinet reshuffle, the prime minister defiantly insisted: “Everything has changed. Everything has changed” while changing almost nothing. The Maybot’s language function clearly still leaves a lot to be desired.
Jeremy Corbyn has confirmed he wants to lead his party into the next general election, as he ruled out holding a second Brexit referendum.
The UK regions that voted to leave the EU are more economically exposed to the effects of Brexit than anywhere else in Europe, research suggests.
Nicola Sturgeon’s minority government has been told it must increase funding for Scottish councils by at least £150m to get its budget passed by Holyrood.
Theresa May was plunged into a new crisis on Saturday night after the government’s social mobility adviser revealed he and his team were quitting, warning that the prime minister was failing in her pledge to build a “fairer Britain”.
The new defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, was put on notice in the Commons that he will face a substantial Tory revolt if a national security review leads to major cuts in the armed services.
John McDonnell has said Labour will win the argument for more borrowing for investment, saying the Conservatives and much of the media has failed to engage with the arguments for government spending.
The health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has become embroiled in a bizarre Twitter row with the comedy actor Ralf Little over the state of NHS mental healthcare.
Premier League powerhouses Arsenal are set to send Eddie Nketiah back to the Championship after his difficult spell at Bristol City.
Aston Villa and Crystal Palace reportedly want Cenk Tosun of Everton.
Leeds United are reportedly interested in Elia Caprile.
Celtic winger Lewis Morgan is reportedly on the verge of leaving Neil Lennon's Hoops and a number of Parkhead fans seem to be ecstatic about the prospect.
Aston Villa, Norwich City and Bristol City reportedly want Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah.
Crystal Palace reportedly want Glenn Murray from Premier League rivals Brighton and Hove Albion - but could Club Brugge's Emmanuel Dennis join him?
Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud is reportedly on Aston Villa and Newcastle United’s radar.
Vaclav Hladky's Scottish Premiership form at St Mirren could pave the way for him to join Steven Gerrard at Ibrox.
West Ham United midfielder Pablo Fornals seems to have found his groove at the London Stadium in recent weeks.
Newcastle United forward Dwight Gayle could move on this summer, with Leeds United big admirers of the forward.
Theresa May has rebuked Donald Trump over his claim the NHS is failing, publicly backing her health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, after he tweeted disagreement with the US president’s view.
Jeremy Corbyn is to promise to bring back “municipal socialism” to the UK, while defending Labour’s decision to ask one of its local councils to halt a controversial public-private housing scheme.
Stanley Johnson has defended his son Boris, who was rebuked by Theresa May this week when his plans to use a cabinet meeting to pitch for more funding for the NHS following Brexit were leaked.