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Most Conservative Party members still prefer Boris Johnson over either of the two candidates vying to take over as prime minister, a new poll shows. In a head-to-head vote, 63% of party members chose the prime minister compared with 22% for Liz Truss, Opinium found. When asked about Mr Johnson versus Rishi Sunak, 68% went […]

A body has been found in the search for a man who got into trouble in a lake in Doncaster, the police have said. The emergency services attended the scene at Lakeside Lake on Saturday afternoon after receiving calls that the man, who was in his 20s, had got into difficulty, South Yorkshire Police said. […]

The two prime ministerial hopefuls have each pledged new commitments if elected – with Liz Truss saying she would take on the role of ‘minister for the Union’ and Rishi Sunak promising to make Britain more “energy secure”. Ms Truss made a promise to uphold the United Kingdom as she hit out at politicians in […]

Sir Keir Starmer is tomorrow expected to call for the energy price cap to be frozen this autumn as households across the UK feel the pinch amid the cost of living crisis. The Labour leader will say the price cap, which is the maximum that firms in England, Wales and Scotland can charge an average […]

More than 20,000 people have crossed the English Channel to the UK aboard small boats this year. At least 607 people reached Britain on Saturday as arrivals in 2022 continue to far outstrip last year’s pace. It comes as the government was accused by barristers of trying to “demonise” people who support refugees with claims […]

The stabbing of author Sir Salman Rushdie has shocked and horrified fellow writers and world leaders, with many praising him as a defender of free speech. The 75-year-old remains on a ventilator after being airlifted to hospital and undergoing hours of surgery following the attack in New York state. And while messages of support have […]

A man has been charged following an incident in Kent that left two people dead and a child seriously injured, police said. A black Alfa Romeo hit five pedestrians, all members of the same family, outside a multi-storey car park on Leopold Street in Ramsgate, on Wednesday at about 9.35pm. Yoram Hirshfeld, 78, and his […]

More grass fires have broken out in scorching conditions – with firefighters warning that people are continuing to hold barbecues in parks and drop cigarettes out of car windows. Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters were called to a fire in Enfield, north London, on Saturday afternoon. An area measuring about 900m by 600m […]

An MP who assaulted his wife should quit and leave Plaid Cymru, the party leader has said. Jonathan Edwards, the MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr, was suspended from the party in July 2020 after assaulting his wife but was readmitted on Thursday. He has said he will not rejoin the Plaid Cymru group of […]

JK Rowling is working with police after receiving a death threat over her support for Sir Salman Rushdie. After hearing about the attack on Sir Salman in New York State, Rowling tweeted: “Feeling very sick right now. Let him be ok.” Someone replied: “Don’t worry you are next.” The Harry Potter author appealed to the […]