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Theresa May welcomes Donald Trump's promise of quick trade deal with UK

Downing Street has welcomed Donald Trump's pledge to work to secure a rapid trade agreement with Britain.

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Tunisian security officers 'delayed arrival at Sousse terror attack hotel'

Tunisian law enforcement units deliberately delayed their arrival on the scene of the terrorist attack in Sousse in which 38 tourists were killed, an inquest has heard.

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New employment tribunal fines net just £18,000 of expected £2.8m a year

A crackdown on rogue businesses has been branded a waste of time as it emerged that the financial penalties handed out so far add up to a tiny fraction of ministers' predictions.

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British soldier will not be charged over death of comrade in Afghanistan

A British soldier will not face prosecution over the death of a comrade on an Afghan battlefield four years ago, an inquest has heard.

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British stars Adele, James Bay and Stormzy named in Forbes 30 Under 30 list

British music stars Adele, James Bay and Stormzy have been named among Europe's most influential artists in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

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Jeremy Hunt receives £14m from sale of business amid NHS crisis

Under-fire Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has pocketed an estimated £14.4 million from the sale of his education company as the NHS plunges into a full-blown crisis.

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Food vouchers for sustainable UK food 'could replace farmers' EU benefits'

A scheme that provides poor families with vouchers to buy sustainably-produced nutritious food could help farmers and the environment after Brexit, it has been suggested.

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Mother who fed drugs to four-year-old daughter to be sentenced

A mother and her ex-partner who fed her four-year-old daughter sedatives because she was an "inconvenience" to their relationship will be sentenced for child cruelty.

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Westminster 'should be evacuated to allow multibillion-pound repairs'

The Palace of Westminster needs to be evacuated for multibillion-pound emergency repairs if it is to avoid the increasing risk of being ravaged by fire or swamped in a sewerage flood, MPs have been warned.

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Former Crewe Alexandra coach Barry Bennell denies child abuse charges

Former football coach Barry Bennell has denied eight child abuse offences.

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Two million freed from IS rule in 2016, says Sir Michael Fallon

Two million people were freed from the rule of Islamic State (IS) in the course of 2016 as US-led coalition forces gained ground in Iraq and Syria, Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has said.

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Inequality more shocking than ever, world leaders warned ahead of talks

Growing inequality means a group of men that could easily fit into one golf buggy own the same wealth as half the world, campaigners have warned world leaders gathering for talks in Switzerland.

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Pound slumps to three-month low against dollar after 'hard Brexit' reports

The pound slumped to its lowest point for more than three months after reports that Theresa May is heading for a "hard Brexit".

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BT launches service to block millions of nuisance calls

BT has launched a service that aims to block up to 30 million nuisance calls before they reach homes each week.

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Public 'lacking trust in Boris Johnson, David Davis and Liam Fox over Brexit'

Less than a third of voters trust the Government's so-called "Three Brexiteers" to "do what is right" regarding Brexit, a poll suggests.

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Jeepers creatures! RSPCA opens its animal crackers call-out archive

When the RSPCA was called to catch a stray snake found in a Surrey loft, staff were not expecting to find a child's cuddly toy.

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Theresa May urged to convince Donald Trump to take climate change action

Scientists have called on Theresa May to use the "special relationship" with the United States to press Donald Trump to acknowledge and act on climate change.

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Jeremy Corbyn: Theresa May's Brexit strategy a recipe for trade war with Europe

Theresa May has been accused of preparing to trigger a full-scale "trade war" with the European Union amid reports she is ready to pull Britain out of the single market.

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Donald Trump: US-UK trade deal will be done quickly and properly

Donald Trump has pledged to secure a rapid trade agreement with Britain as he predicted leaving the European Union would be a "great thing" for the UK.

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MPs to launch inquiry into planned multi-billion Palace of Westminster overhaul

MPs are to launch an inquiry into the planned multi-billion overhaul of the crumbling Palace of Westminster amid concerns about the huge costs.

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