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A history of the TV debate in the UK as Sunak and Starmer prepare to face off

A history of the TV debate in the UK as Sunak and Starmer prepare to face off

A history of the TV debate in the UK as Sunak and Starmer prepare to face off

29 May 2024

As Rishi Sunak and Sir Keir Starmer agree to go head to head next week, here is a history of the TV debate in past general elections.


More than 90% of UK public have encountered misinformation online, study says

More than 90% of UK public have encountered misinformation online, study says

More than 90% of UK public have encountered misinformation online, study says

29 May 2024

94% of people have reported witnessing misinformation on social media, according to a new study from the Alan Turing Institute.


Evening Standard to drop daily edition in favour of weekly newspaper

Evening Standard to drop daily edition in favour of weekly newspaper

Evening Standard to drop daily edition in favour of weekly newspaper

29 May 2024

The publication said it has been making ‘substantial losses’ with its current operation, which has prompted the need for a change of direction.


Almost half using savings to cover everyday costs – survey

Almost half using savings to cover everyday costs – survey

Almost half using savings to cover everyday costs – survey

29 May 2024

This is despite 61% of people feeling more optimistic about their finances compared to this time last year, the poll for Compare the Market found.


Keir Starmer does not rule out working with ‘reasonable’ ex-mayor Andy Street

Keir Starmer does not rule out working with ‘reasonable’ ex-mayor Andy Street

Keir Starmer does not rule out working with ‘reasonable’ ex-mayor Andy Street

29 May 2024

The Tory former West Midlands mayor has hinted he would be open to a political role away from the Commons.


Opinion poll round-up on day seven of the election campaign

Opinion poll round-up on day seven of the election campaign

Opinion poll round-up on day seven of the election campaign

29 May 2024

Labour continues to enjoy a lead over the Conservatives averaging 21 percentage points.


Labour to gain Welsh seats in General Election, polling suggests

Labour to gain Welsh seats in General Election, polling suggests

Labour to gain Welsh seats in General Election, polling suggests

29 May 2024

Polling by More in Common also indicates a third of people agree that First Minister Vaughan Gething should resign over the donations scandal.


Camilla recalls ‘fantastic’ secret night at the theatre on visit to drama school

Camilla recalls ‘fantastic’ secret night at the theatre on visit to drama school

Camilla recalls ‘fantastic’ secret night at the theatre on visit to drama school

29 May 2024

The Queen joined the King for a tour of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.


Diane Abbott: the left-wing rebel who was part of the ‘awkward squad’

Diane Abbott: the left-wing rebel who was part of the ‘awkward squad’

Diane Abbott: the left-wing rebel who was part of the ‘awkward squad’

29 May 2024

The east London MP was the first black woman to be elected to Parliament.


MPs call for Government to ‘get a grip’ on drugs shortages

MPs call for Government to ‘get a grip’ on drugs shortages

MPs call for Government to ‘get a grip’ on drugs shortages

29 May 2024

The Health and Social Care Committee also described the funding framework for community pharmacy as not fit for purpose and overly complex.


SNP making ‘strenuous representations’ over TV election debates spot – Swinney

SNP making ‘strenuous representations’ over TV election debates spot – Swinney

SNP making ‘strenuous representations’ over TV election debates spot – Swinney

29 May 2024

The Scottish First Minister said it is ‘ridiculous that the third party in UK politics has been excluded’.


Ancient Greek flask once owned by Lord Elgin to be auctioned in June

Ancient Greek flask once owned by Lord Elgin to be auctioned in June

Ancient Greek flask once owned by Lord Elgin to be auctioned in June

29 May 2024

The auction takes place on June 6.


Swinney ‘immensely frustrated’ election will delay Programme for Government

Swinney ‘immensely frustrated’ election will delay Programme for Government

Swinney ‘immensely frustrated’ election will delay Programme for Government

29 May 2024

A number of key policy announcements have had to be shelved by the Scottish Government in the run-up to July 4.


TUC welcomes increase in trade union membership

TUC welcomes increase in trade union membership

TUC welcomes increase in trade union membership

29 May 2024

The number of people in a union has reached 6.4 million, figures show.


Fiona Beal murder victim wrote of his love ‘until the day I die’, court told

Fiona Beal murder victim wrote of his love ‘until the day I die’, court told

Fiona Beal murder victim wrote of his love ‘until the day I die’, court told

29 May 2024

The 50-year-old appeared at the Old Bailey for the start of her two-day sentencing for the murder of Nicholas Billingham.


Motion of no confidence in First Minister Vaughan Gething tabled by Welsh Tories

Motion of no confidence in First Minister Vaughan Gething tabled by Welsh Tories

Motion of no confidence in First Minister Vaughan Gething tabled by Welsh Tories

29 May 2024

Concerns have been raised over Mr Gething’s run to be Welsh Labour leader.


Dirty Old Town re-recorded with orchestral accompaniment

Dirty Old Town re-recorded with orchestral accompaniment

Dirty Old Town re-recorded with orchestral accompaniment

29 May 2024

Peggy Seeger’s late husband, Ewan MacColl, wrote the famous song.


Tory pledge to axe ‘rip-off’ degrees could ‘run down and undermine’ universities

Tory pledge to axe ‘rip-off’ degrees could ‘run down and undermine’ universities

Tory pledge to axe ‘rip-off’ degrees could ‘run down and undermine’ universities

29 May 2024

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has promised to create 100,000 more apprenticeships a year by shutting down some university courses.


Scottish Parliament in ‘tricky situation’ over iPad bill sanction – Swinney

Scottish Parliament in ‘tricky situation’ over iPad bill sanction – Swinney

Scottish Parliament in ‘tricky situation’ over iPad bill sanction – Swinney

29 May 2024

The First Minister previously said he would not support the recommended suspension of Michael Matheson, but the SNP now backs it.


Sir Ed Davey skids onto the campaign trail in Wales in latest stunt

Sir Ed Davey skids onto the campaign trail in Wales in latest stunt

Sir Ed Davey skids onto the campaign trail in Wales in latest stunt

29 May 2024

Sir Ed Davey, the leader of the Liberal Democrats, launched the party’s General Election campaign in Wales on Wednesday.


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