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General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows to ‘overturn the rigged system’

General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows to ‘overturn the rigged system’

Media captionJeremy Corbyn: “I don’t play by the establishment’s rules” Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to “overturn the rigged system” by putting power and wealth back in the hands of “the people”. In his first major general election speech, he said 8 June’s poll was not a “foregone conclusion” and Labour could defy the […]

Stratford baby bus death: Parents guilty of causing child’s death

Stratford baby bus death: Parents guilty of causing child’s death

Media captionCCTV from the bus and the 999 call show passengers trying to save Imani The parents who disguised the death of their baby by pretending she had died on a London bus have been convicted of causing or allowing her death. Rosalin Baker, 25, and Jeffrey Wiltshire, 52, had denied murdering 16-week-old Imani in […]

Springwatch’s Chris Packham cleared of Malta assault charge

Springwatch’s Chris Packham cleared of Malta assault charge

Image copyright PA Image caption The BBC wildlife presenter said he was charged after he and TV crew were set upon by two men TV presenter Chris Packham has been cleared of assault during filming for a documentary on illegal bird trapping on the island of Gozo. Packham, 55, appeared in a Maltese court following […]

General Election 2017: Nigel Farage won’t stand as an MP

General Election 2017: Nigel Farage won’t stand as an MP

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage says he will not be standing in the General Election on 8 June. The MEP told the Daily Telegraph he could have had an “easy win” in the former UKIP seat of Clacton but had decided to “fight for Brexit in Europe” instead. Earlier he said he had not yet […]

Unite ‘suspends’ Len McCluskey challenger Gerard Coyne

Unite ‘suspends’ Len McCluskey challenger Gerard Coyne

Image copyright PA Gerard Coyne – the man challenging Len McCluskey for the leadership of Unite – has been suspended from his job as a regional official with the union. The move comes as counting is about to get under way in the union’s leadership ballot. Mr Coyne, who is seen as the anti-Jeremy Corbyn […]

General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows to ‘overturn the rigged system’

General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows to ‘overturn the rigged system’

Media captionJeremy Corbyn: “I don’t play by the establishment’s rules” Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to “overturn the rigged system” by putting power and wealth back in the hands of “the people”. In his first major general election speech, he said 8 June’s poll was not a “foregone conclusion” and Labour could defy the […]

Stratford baby bus death: Parents guilty of causing child’s death

Stratford baby bus death: Parents guilty of causing child’s death

Media captionCCTV from the bus and the 999 call show passengers trying to save Imani The parents who disguised the death of their baby by pretending she had died on a London bus have been convicted of causing or allowing her death. Rosalin Baker, 25, and Jeffrey Wiltshire, 52, had denied murdering 16-week-old Imani in […]

Springwatch’s Chris Packham cleared of Malta assault charge

Springwatch’s Chris Packham cleared of Malta assault charge

Image copyright PA Image caption The BBC wildlife presenter said he was charged after he and TV crew were set upon by two men TV presenter Chris Packham has been cleared of assault during filming for a documentary on illegal bird trapping on the island of Gozo. Packham, 55, appeared in a Maltese court following […]

General Election 2017: Nigel Farage won’t stand as an MP

General Election 2017: Nigel Farage won’t stand as an MP

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage says he will not be standing in the General Election on 8 June. The MEP told the Daily Telegraph he could have had an “easy win” in the former UKIP seat of Clacton but had decided to “fight for Brexit in Europe” instead. Earlier he said he had not yet […]

Unite ‘suspends’ Len McCluskey challenger Gerard Coyne

Unite ‘suspends’ Len McCluskey challenger Gerard Coyne

Image copyright PA Gerard Coyne – the man challenging Len McCluskey for the leadership of Unite – has been suspended from his job as a regional official with the union. The move comes as counting is about to get under way in the union’s leadership ballot. Mr Coyne, who is seen as the anti-Jeremy Corbyn […]