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Corbyn makes pledges on tuition fees and arts fund in plea to student voters

Jeremy Corbyn has made a last-minute appeal for young people to register to vote and sought to win them over to Labour with twin pledges to help students with fees and pour money into Britain’s arts, music, film and theatre.

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Man arrested over ‘kill May’ protest released without charge

A man arrested after protesting as Theresa May arrived at a campaign event has been released without charge.

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Parties offering different solutions to costs of social care

Plans to reform social care are dominating the General Election debate.

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Green Party offers ‘message of hope’ with 10 election pledges

The Green Party has outlined its 10 key election pledges which it says will offer a “message of hope” to voters.

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Sinn Fein urges Irish unity referendum to be held within five years

Sinn Fein has called for an Irish unity referendum within five years.

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Racing star Dario Franchitti robbed at gunpoint in United States

Scottish racing driver Dario Franchitti has been robbed at gunpoint at a Taco Bell drive-through restaurant in the US.

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Tory lead in Wales wiped out in poll predicting Labour to win majority of seats

The Labour Party is fighting back in Wales and is predicted to win the majority of seats there after overtaking the Tories for the first time since the snap General Election was called, according to a new poll.

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Parents in Charlie Gard treatment case set for latest battle

A couple who want to take their sick baby son abroad for treatment they hope will save his life are preparing to mount the latest stage of a legal fight.

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Alleged victim of Rolf Harris ‘speaking out for vindication and justice’

One of Rolf Harris’s alleged victims said she is speaking out for “vindication and justice” as the entertainer sat in court for the first day since his trial began.

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Corbyn again declines to specifically denounce IRA as terrorists

Jeremy Corbyn has condemned “all acts of violence from wherever they came” during the Troubles in Northern Ireland, but declined to specifically denounce the IRA as terrorists.

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Q&A: Why has Theresa May had to rework commitments on social care?

Theresa May has been forced to make a significant concession over the Conservative Party’s manifesto pledges on social care.

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SNP leader defends candidate amid debate nurse ‘smear campaign’ claims

Nicola Sturgeon has defended an SNP candidate amid accusations of a “smear campaign” against a nurse who challenged the First Minister.

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Michael Barrymore entitled to ‘substantial damages’ over arrest, High Court told

Entertainer Michael Barrymore should get substantial damages from Essex Police over the wrongful arrest which destroyed his career, the High Court has heard.

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Everest double climb woman praises talisman after achieving feat

A woman who became the youngest female to reach the summit of Mount Everest from both sides has said a necklace blessed by Buddhists gave her strength to reach the top.

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Leaked Facebook files reveal thousands of revenge porn reports

Facebook has faced thousands of potential cases of revenge porn and “sextortion” on the social network, an investigation based on leaked files has claimed.

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Voters expect income tax rise regardless of winner, new polling shows

Voters expect income tax to rise no matter which party is elected, although the majority expect a Conservative victory, new polling shows.

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Royal Academy to show parts of Charles I art collection dismantled by Cromwell

Parts of the Royal Collection dismantled by Oliver Cromwell following the execution of Charles I are returning to Britain for a blockbuster show at the Royal Academy.

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Jeremy Corbyn respected Sinn Fein’s democratic mandate – Gerry Adams

Jeremy Corbyn was on the right side of history in supporting Irish republicans, Gerry Adams has said.

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NHS health workers go viral with ‘anyone but the Conservatives’ video

A group of NHS health workers have gone viral with a plea to “vote for anyone but the Conservatives”.

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Duchess hails ‘dedicated and inspirational’ teams at children’s hospices

The Duchess of Cambridge has praised the extraordinary work of “dedicated and inspirational” staff and volunteers at children’s hospices across the UK.

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