Labour party conference: Corbyn plays down divisions amid aide’s exit

Media playback is unsupported on your device Jeremy Corbyn has sought to play down divisions within his top team after one of his closest aides said he would quit and criticised ...

Thomas Cook customers will not be stranded, vows Raab

Media playback is unsupported on your device The government is ready to fly holidaymakers back to the UK if tour operator Thomas Cook collapses, Foreign Secretary Dominic ...

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke tells of ‘hard time’ after ex-partner’s death

Radiohead singer Thom Yorke has told of the “hard time” his family went through after the death of his ex-partner. Rachel Owen died aged 48 in 2016 from cancer, and Yorke ...

Emmy Awards 2019: Countdown to ceremony begins

Game of Thrones will have one final chance to achieve Emmy glory later as television’s best and brightest prepare for this year’s US awards ceremony. The fantasy epic, ...

Labour party conference: Pledge to scrap education watchdog Ofsted

Labour will unveil plans to scrap Ofsted and replace it with a new school inspection system on day two of its party conference – but debate over its Brexit stance is set to continue. As ...

Labour pledges to stop NHS prescription charges

Labour is to announce a pledge to abolish prescription charges in England at its party conference next week. Prescriptions are already free in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. In ...

Tom Watson: Labour deputy urges unity after bid to oust him

Media playback is unsupported on your device Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson has said he was “disappointed” at a move to oust him, but has called ...

Saudi Arabia vows to respond to oil attacks with ‘necessary measures’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Saudi Arabia says it will respond with “necessary measures” to attacks on two oil facilities as it reiterated the accusation ...

Thomas Cook asks government for bailout in funding race

Tour operator Thomas Cook has approached the government in an attempt to plug a gap in its funding. The travel company could fall into administration this weekend unless it finds ...

Labour conference: Move to abolish deputy post ditched

Media playback is unsupported on your device Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has quashed a motion at his party conference to oust his deputy, Tom Watson, by abolishing ...