General election 2019: Farage calls on Johnson to 'build Leave alliance'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFarage: ‘Let common sense prevail’ Nigel Farage has called on Boris Johnson to ditch his Brexit deal and “build a Leave alliance”.At the launch of the Brexit Party’s election campaign, the leader said bringing the parties together was “the only way” forward. But he warned Mr Johnson […]

Essex lorry deaths: Police appeal to Ronan and Christopher Hughes

Image copyright Essex Police Image caption Christopher, 40, (left) and Ronan Hughes, 34, are wanted on suspicion of manslaughter and human trafficking Police have appealed to two brothers, wanted in connection with the deaths of 39 people found in a lorry container in Essex, to hand themselves in.Ronan and Christopher Hughes are wanted on suspicion […]

Help pours in for Chinese student who lived on 30 cents a day

Image copyright Feng Video Image caption Wu Huayan ate only rice and chillies in order to save money to help her ill brother Well-wishers have donated almost a million yuan to a Chinese student who was hospitalised after living on 2 yuan ($0.30, £0.20) a day for five years.The case of Wu Huayan shocked Chinese […]

Spanish anger as five men acquitted of gang-raping teenager

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A protester in Malaga holds up a sign saying “No means no” in support of the Manresa victim A Barcelona court’s decision to acquit five men accused of gang-raping a 14-year-old girl of the charge of sexual assault has provoked outrage.The court ruled they had not committed rape because […]

General election 2019: No 10 defends Brexit deal after Trump criticism

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDonald Trump criticises Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal The government has defended the UK’s Brexit deal with the EU, following criticism from the US president.Donald Trump said the US “can’t make a trade deal with the UK” under Boris Johnson’s EU withdrawal agreement.But Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick said […]

News Daily: No 10 reacts to Trump on Brexit and Rugby World Cup lookahead

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign up here Image copyright EPA No 10 defends Brexit deal after Trump criticismA little over a week ago, Boris Johnson was announcing a “great new deal” with the EU over Brexit. Now Downing Street is defending it from the criticism of Donald Trump who – […]

Mobile phone loophole for filming drivers 'to be closed'

Image copyright Getty Images The government plans to close a legal loophole that has allowed drivers who use mobile phones to film or take photographs to escape prosecution.It is illegal for drivers to call or text on hand-held phones but some have dodged punishment for taking photos.In July, a man overturned a conviction for filming […]

The Papers: Trump's 'derailing' words and voters' sign-up rush

Image caption The Telegraph leads on Donald Trump urging Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage to strike a deal with the PM to prevent Jeremy Corbyn from taking the UK to “bad places”. The paper says Mr Farage’s interview of Mr Trump was timed to coincide with the Brexit Party’s election launch. Image caption Mr Trump’s […]