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 07:59:52 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.
Secret filming finds dangerous criminals fled 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.
At least nine dead, including child, as stage collapses at Mexico rally
Thu, 23 May 2024 07:08:15 GMT
Part of the structure toppled over in high winds at an event for presidential candidate Jorge Alvarez Maynez.
Pet owners may be paying too much for vets, says 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.
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.
China holds military drills around Taiwan as 'punishment'
Thu, 23 May 2024 03:23:44 GMT
The drills come three days after the self-governed island's new leader, William Lai, assumed office.
'I thought: He’s going to stab me, I’m going to die'
Thu, 23 May 2024 05:23:44 GMT
Seven years after making a poster warning about knife crime, Ethan's friend was stabbed to death.
Unprecedented insurrection in New Caledonia - Macron
Thu, 23 May 2024 08:12:21 GMT
France's president says reinforcements will stay "as long as necessary", as he visits the Pacific territory.
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.
Israeli hostage's family hope kidnap video reminds world of need for deal
Thu, 23 May 2024 07:02:24 GMT
New harrowing footage shows the moment Naama Levy and other women were seized by Hamas gunmen.
Hear the sound as billions of cicadas emerge in US
Wed, 22 May 2024 20:35:44 GMT
Two broods of periodical cicadas are coming out from underground in the same year.
Chris Mason: Why did Sunak call an election now?
Wed, 22 May 2024 16:39:28 GMT
An election has been called by Rishi Sunak sooner than many commentators and politicians had expected.
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.
UK's future in your hands, Starmer tells voters
Wed, 22 May 2024 18:31:59 GMT
The Labour leader says the general election would be an opportunity to "change the country".
Election poll tracker: How do the parties compare?
Wed, 22 May 2024 17:56:12 GMT
How do people say they will vote in the UK general election? Our poll tracker measures the trends.
People are crying out for change, says Davey
Wed, 22 May 2024 17:24:02 GMT
The Lib Dem leader says the Conservatives have taken people "for granted for so long".
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.
July election date disrespectful to Scotland, says SNP's Swinney
Wed, 22 May 2024 18:57:21 GMT
The first minister criticised holding a UK election on the first week of Scotland's school holidays.