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Kane powers England to win over Tunisia

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Tunisia 1-2 England Harry Kane’s stoppage-time winner ensured England started their World Cup campaign with victory after Tunisia threatened to snatch a point in Volgograd. Kane scored his second goal of the game with a clever header as Gareth Southgate’s side recorded England’s first win in […]

Tax rise to pay for NHS boost – PM

Tax rise to pay for NHS boost – PM

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The funding boost means an extra £20bn a year for the NHS by 2023 Tax rises will be needed to pay for the boost in NHS funding announced by the government, the prime minister says. Theresa May conceded the public would pay more, but promised this would be done […]

Loughborough Junction: Three killed by train in south London

Loughborough Junction: Three killed by train in south London

Image copyright PA Image caption Officers could be seen taking photos of graffiti as part of their inquiries Three men have died after being struck by a train near a south London station. It is understood that spray cans were found near the bodies of the men, who are believed to be in their 20s. […]

Cannabis oil row: Boy discharged from hospital

Cannabis oil row: Boy discharged from hospital

Image caption Cannabis oil is used to control Billy’s seizures A boy with severe epilepsy who was admitted to hospital after his medical cannabis oil was confiscated has been discharged. Billy Caldwell, 12, was treated with the drug in hospital after the Home Office granted a 20-day licence for the use of the banned substance. […]

NHS funding: ‘Brexit dividend won’t be enough’ for £20bn boost

NHS funding: ‘Brexit dividend won’t be enough’ for £20bn boost

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The funding boost means an extra £20bn a year for the NHS by 2023 The government will not reveal how a £20bn funding boost to the NHS is being funded until the autumn budget – but any savings through Brexit will not be “anything like enough” to pay for […]

David Dimbleby to leave Question Time

David Dimbleby to leave Question Time

Media captionSome memorable moments from David Dimbleby’s tenure as Question Time host David Dimbleby is to leave Question Time after 25 years on the BBC’s flagship political programme. The presenter, who will leave the show at the end of the year, said it was “the right moment to leave”. The 79-year-old, who has chaired the […]

Royal wedding 2018: Meghan’s dad reveals tears over wedding

Royal wedding 2018: Meghan’s dad reveals tears over wedding

Media captionWatch highlights of Meghan and Harry’s big day The Duchess of Sussex’s father, Thomas Markle, has revealed his daughter cried when he told her he would not be attending her wedding to Prince Harry. He also expressed his disappointment at not walking her down the aisle. “I’m a footnote to the greatest moment in […]

Child prisoners ‘held in solitary confinement’

Child prisoners ‘held in solitary confinement’

Media captionSheena Evelyn says her son was placed into solitary confinement, describing it as “inhumane” At least 40 children have been held in solitary confinement in young offenders institutions in the past year, the Victoria Derbyshire show has been told. The UN defines solitary confinement as being held for 22 hours a day without meaningful […]

Billy Caldwell: Senior MP urges reform over medical cannabis

Billy Caldwell: Senior MP urges reform over medical cannabis

Media captionCharlotte Caldwell said the medication ordeal had been ‘horrific and cruel’ A senior MP leading an all-party group looking at medical cannabis has called the existing laws “bizarre and cruel”. Sir Mike Penning MP has called for “fundamental reform” of the system. “Medical cannabis is a health issue, not a misuse of drugs issue,” […]

Home Secretary Sajid Javid reveals moped mugging

Home Secretary Sajid Javid reveals moped mugging

Image copyright Reuters Home Secretary Sajid Javid has revealed he was a victim of a moped mugging in north London, shortly before he was given his latest Cabinet role. In a Sun on Sunday interview, Mr Javid said he reached for his phone to call a taxi outside Euston station when the thieves rode on […]

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