Corbyn urged to condemn abuse amid reports of bodyguard for BBC’s Kuenssberg

Labour’s former deputy leader Harriet Harman has called on Jeremy Corbyn to condemn abuse directed at BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg by purported supporters of the party.

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Labour’s Thornberry jokes Boris Johnson should take a Brexit ‘paternity test’

Boris Johnson should take a paternity test for Brexit, the shadow foreign secretary has suggested.

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell announced at his party's conference that a Labour government  would bring contracts signed under the Private Finance Initiative back into the public sector (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Labour government would bring PFI contracts into public sector, says McDonnell

A Labour government would bring contracts signed under the Private Finance Initiative back into the public sector, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has announced.

The boss of Uber has apologised for 'the mistakes we've made' (Laura Dale/PA)

London Mayor asks TfL chiefs to meet Uber boss after apology for ‘mistakes’

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has asked Transport for London (TfL) officials to “make themselves available” to meet the boss of Uber, who has apologised for “the mistakes we’ve made”.

Theresa May spoke with Chinese president Xi Jinping on the telephone and agreed a diplomatic solution must be found to the North Korea crisis (Matt Cardy/PA)

UK and China agree to keep increasing pressure on North Korea over nuclear tests

China and Britain have agreed to continue to ramp up pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons testing, Downing Street has said.

Secretary of State David Davis and EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier resumed talks on Monday (Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP)

‘No excuses’ for holding up progress in Brexit talks, says David Davis

David Davis has insisted there are “no excuses” for standing in the way of progress over Britain’s exit from the European Union as the fourth round of talks resumed in Brussels.

Russell Brand spoke about his problems with drink, drugs (Jonathan Brady/PA)

Russell Brand suggests decriminalisation of drugs in battle to combat addiction

Russell Brand has suggested that drugs should be decriminalised and regulated as part of the battle to combat addiction.

Sir Keir Starmer addressing the Labour Party conference  (Gareth Fuller/PA)

Labour activists get more time to debate Brexit after divisions at conference

Labour activists have been given extra time to debate Brexit in a move backed by Jeremy Corbyn as divisions over Britain’s EU withdrawal were laid bare at the party’s Brighton conference.

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Historical card designs published to celebrate most popular birth date

Birthday card designs stretching back to the 19th century are being published in a new gallery to mark the day when more people are born than any other time of year.

Oxford University student Lavinia Woodward was given a 10-month suspended jail sentence for stabbing her boyfriend with a bread knife (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Oxford student who stabbed boyfriend with bread knife given suspended sentence

An Oxford University student who stabbed her boyfriend with a bread knife has avoided prison after receiving a 10-month suspended jail sentence.

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Deloitte insists ‘very few’ clients hit by major cyber attack

Accountancy giant Deloitte has insisted “very few clients” have been impacted by a major cyber attack that saw hackers target the company through its email system.

Ross Brennan sold powerful class A drugs to thousands of customers on the dark web (North Yorkshire Police/PA)

‘Arrogant’ criminal who sold drugs on the dark web jailed for more than 13 years

A man who made hundreds of thousands of virtual pounds producing and selling illegal drugs on the dark web has been jailed for more than 13 years.

Philip Hammond has refused to endorse Theresa May to lead the Conservatives into the next general election (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Hammond refuses to endorse May to lead Tories into next election

Philip Hammond has refused to endorse Theresa May to lead the Conservatives into the next general election.

Seven people were killed when a tram came off the tracks last November (Steve Parsons/PA)

Croydon tram crash report could make driver fatigue safety recommendation

An investigation into the Croydon tram crash could result in a safety recommendation for driver fatigue, it has been announced.

Sir Keir Starmer (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Labour could negotiate ‘new single market relationship’ after Brexit

Sir Keir Starmer has said Labour could negotiate “a new single market relationship” with the EU after Brexit.

(Joe Giddens/PA)

Muslim surgeon forgives man who stabbed him in neck outside mosque

A Muslim surgeon who treated Manchester Arena victims said he has forgiven a man who stabbed him in the neck outside a mosque in a hate crime attack.

Prince Harry has spoken of the Invictus Games' power to change lives (Rupert Thorpe/Mail on Sunday/PA)

Harry describes Invictus power as fans await another glimpse of Meghan Markle

Prince Harry has spoken of the Invictus Games’ power to change lives, as royal fans waited hopefully for another appearance by his actress girlfriend Meghan Markle.

Chief Supp Ins Christine Wilson outside Winterton Community Academy in North Lincolnshire (Nigel Roddis/PA)

Girl, 16, held over ‘horrific’ stabbing of school welfare officer

A headteacher has described the stabbing of a welfare officer in a school office as “horrific”.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said Theresa May should be "utterly ashamed" of her record on law and order (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

May should be ashamed of cuts to emergency services, says Sadiq Khan

Theresa May should be “utterly ashamed” of her record on law and order, London Mayor Sadiq Khan said as he hit out at cuts to the emergency services.

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Many UK companies unprepared for new tax-dodging rules, law firm warns

New tax evasion laws coming into force this week could catch UK companies unaware and put them at risk of unlimited fines, a British law firm has warned.

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