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Leaders make their election pitches as 4 July campaign begins
Thu, 23 May 2024 03:08:58 GMT
PM Rishi Sunak and Labour leader Keir Starmer are travelling around the UK the day after the election date was announced.
No Rwanda flights before election, says Sunak
Thu, 23 May 2024 08:34:25 GMT
The prime minister had been expected to get a first flight off before polling day on 4 July.
Paula Vennells returns to Post Office inquiry after admitting evidence to MPs wasn't true
Wed, 22 May 2024 07:16:20 GMT
On Wednesday the former CEO broke down as she spoke about her role in the scandal for the first time in nearly a decade.
Dangerous criminals run away from probation hostel
Thu, 23 May 2024 05:00:06 GMT
Undercover reporting by the BBC reveals serious failings in the supervision of violent offenders.
Flood warnings forecast with more heavy rain to come
Thu, 23 May 2024 07:54:41 GMT
Amber warnings for rain remain in place across parts of North Wales and north-west England.
One person dies in North Yorkshire mudslide
Wed, 22 May 2024 21:02:18 GMT
Emergency services were called to the scene in Carlton-in-Cleveland on Wednesday afternoon.
Vet prescription fees could be capped by watchdog
Thu, 23 May 2024 08:01:48 GMT
The measure is one move the UK watchdog could take after it completes a formal inquiry into the sector.
Former Scotland health secretary to be sanctioned over iPad use
Thu, 23 May 2024 06:30:39 GMT
The SNP MSP allowed his sons to use the device as a hotspot to stream football while on holiday.
PSNI could be fined £750k over data breach
Wed, 22 May 2024 23:02:14 GMT
The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) could be fined £750,000 for a major data breach last year.
Kate Tatler portrait prompts strong reaction online
Wed, 22 May 2024 15:28:18 GMT
A painting of the Princess of Wales prompts a sceptical response on social media.
Jersey approves assisted dying plans for terminally ill
Wed, 22 May 2024 20:26:14 GMT
Jersey politicians approve assisted dying plans for terminally ill by 32 votes to 14.
Mystery Hebrew writing on slab is 'gibberish'
Thu, 23 May 2024 05:10:23 GMT
The inscription, thought to be 200 years old, has left academics puzzled.
Bus crash leaves at least five children injured
Wed, 22 May 2024 20:15:43 GMT
The air ambulance was called to the scene on the A227 near Meopham.
How MPs turned to BBC reporter for clarity on election gossip
Wed, 22 May 2024 19:05:15 GMT
The BBC's Henry Zeffman describes how Westminster gossip caused mass confusion among staff.
Sunak calls election as he pledges 'clear path and bold action'
Wed, 22 May 2024 17:15:11 GMT
The prime minister had to contend with pouring rain while announcing the General Election outside No 10.
Election is 'chance to change for the better', says Starmer
Wed, 22 May 2024 17:06:25 GMT
The Labour leader reacts to the prime minister calling a general election on 4 July.
People are crying out for change, says Ed Davey
Wed, 22 May 2024 17:24:02 GMT
The Lib Dem leader says the Conservatives have taken people "for granted for so long".
Disrespectful to have election in school holidays, says SNP
Wed, 22 May 2024 18:41:17 GMT
The SNP leader welcomes a General Election, but criticised the chosen date for it.
Voters ‘distraught’ by direction of Conservatives, say Greens
Wed, 22 May 2024 18:34:24 GMT
The Green Party of England and Wales co-leader Carla Denyer claims people are not inspired by Labour.
A simple guide to the 4 July general election
Wed, 22 May 2024 18:13:50 GMT
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced the next UK general election will take place on 4 July.