Jeremy Corbyn: Teen workers should get £10 an hour

Image copyright Getty Images Jeremy Corbyn has said that 16-year-old workers should be paid at least £10 an hour, as he addressed the Unison conference in Brighton. The Labour manifesto included a pledge to raise the minimum wage to the level of the Living Wage – now paid to those aged 25 or over – […]

Brexit: Juncker says UK rights offer ‘not sufficient’

Media captionMay: I want to give EU residents certainty Efforts to reassure EU citizens in the UK about their future after Brexit are “a first step but not sufficient”, a top EU official has said. Under plans announced by Theresa May, EU nationals living in the UK for five years would get “settled status”, with […]

Grenfell Tower: Fire started in Hotpoint fridge freezer, say police

Image copyright PA The Grenfell Tower fire in London started in a fridge freezer, and outside cladding and insulation failed safety tests, police say. The Metropolitan Police says it will consider manslaughter, health and safety and fire safety charges. Seventy-nine people are feared dead after the blaze destroyed 151 homes in the Kensington tower block. […]

Sturgeon: ‘Devil in the detail’ of EU citizens deal

Image copyright PA Image caption Nicola Sturgeon was speaking at the Royal Highland Show First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has cautioned that “the devil will be in the detail” of the UK government’s offer to EU nationals over Brexit. Prime Minister Theresa May has offered “settled status” to EU migrants who have lived in the UK […]

Woody Johnson: Trump picks NFL tycoon as UK ambassador

Woody Johnson: Trump picks NFL tycoon as UK ambassador

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Johnson is a major Republican Party fundraiser US President Donald Trump has announced he will formally nominate NFL tycoon Woody Johnson to be US ambassador to the UK. The billionaire philanthropist and heir of the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical giant, who is 70, has known Mr Trump for many […]

Tories deny using Neath call centre to breach election law

The Conservative Party has denied claims it broke electoral law by using a Neath call centre to canvass voters during the general election campaign. An investigation by Channel 4 claimed the UK Tories contracted Blue Telecoms to conduct marketing campaigns ahead of the vote on 8 June. The Information Commissioners Officer confirmed it would be […]

Brexit: May unveils ‘fair and serious’ offer on EU citizens

Image copyright Getty Images About three million EU citizens living in the UK would be allowed to stay after Brexit, Theresa May has proposed. A new “UK settled status” would grant EU migrants who had lived in the UK for five years rights to stay and access health, education and other benefits. Proposals were unveiled […]

May unveils offer on EU citizens

Image copyright Getty Images About three million EU citizens living in the UK would be allowed to stay after Brexit, Theresa May has proposed. Under the PM’s plans a new “settled UK” immigration status would grant EU migrants who had lived in the UK for five years rights to stay and access health, education and […]

Grenfell Tower: Eleven high rises ‘fail fire-risk tests’

Media captionTheresa May is booed on her latest visit to meet Grenfell Tower residents Eleven residential high-rise buildings in eight local authority areas have been found to be covered in combustible cladding following safety tests. It comes as tests are being carried out on about 600 high rises across England. Meanwhile, the BBC has learned […]

Grenfell Tower: Seven high rises ‘fail fire-risk tests’

Media captionTheresa May is booed on her latest visit to meet Grenfell Tower residents Seven residential high-rise buildings in four local authority areas have been found to be covered in combustible cladding following safety tests. Landlords are being told and more checks carried out, number 10 said. It comes as further tests are being carried […]

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