Labour has pulled level with the Conservatives, according to the latest Opinium poll for the Observer that suggests significant potential support for a new party. Jeremy Corbyn’s party had trailed the
British regional airline Flybmi has collapsed, cancelling all flights cancelled with immediate effect. It blamed Brexit for creating uncertainty in the industry. The company, which employs 376 staff and
David Beckham saw Salford City suffer a surprise home defeat as he watched the National League club in action for the first time since becoming co-owner. Beckham last month followed his former Manchester
Hundreds of people have occupied the British Museum in protest against its relationship with longstanding sponsor BP and to highlight that the multinational lobbied the UK government to help it gain access
No sooner had Laura Muir obliterated the 31-year-old British indoor mile record by an astonishing five seconds than she started wrapping herself up in cotton wool. She knows the biggest danger of retaining
The American socialite Lee Radziwill, who was Jackie Kennedy’s younger sister, has died. She was 85. The website WWD reported the news, saying Radziwill died at home in New York City on Friday. The cause
The Oscar-nominated Mexican actor Yalitza Aparicio, who stars in the critically acclaimed film Roma, said on Saturday she was proud of her indigenous roots, after a soap opera star used a racial slur describe
Andrea Levy wrote to understand where she came from; I read her to understand where we come from. I was 23 when Small Island was published in 2004 and had just started working at the London Review Bookshop.
Five people who died in a mass shooting at an Illinois warehouse were identified on Saturday, described as victims of a disgruntled employee who had just been dismissed. In a press conference, Aurora chief
May wins grudging admiration for her stubbornness. Remainers must show the same determination There is a type of ideologue who sinks so much emotional capital into their politics that they can never admit
Championship West Brom did the damage in the five minutes before the break to stay firmly in the promotion hunt with a 2-0 win at Midlands rivals Aston Villa. Hal Robson-Kanu headed the Baggies in front
On Friday morning, as skiers glided under a flawless blue sky down the resplendent slopes of Claviere, a tiny Italian ski resort on the French border, four migrants were contemplating their next move.
The ever-expanding number of history programmes on television ought to mean boom time for historians. Yet a growing number of authors and academics believe they are being unfairly cut out of the process.
As the clock ticked down on transfer deadline day last month, and chaos reigned behind the scenes at Swansea City, Connor Roberts tweeted a gif showing Milhouse, a character from The Simpsons, throwing
Rangers risk losing further ground in the title race after being frustrated at home by St Johnstone. The 0-0 draw with Tommy Wright’s men may mean Rangers have trimmed Celtic’s lead at the top back to
Compared with what I'd been doing in Iraq, robbing banks seemed like kids' stuff. Obviously it was wrong, I realise now Nico Walker was born in 1985 and grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. Aged 19, he joined US
Q: What books would help instil confidence in a preteen boy? Stay-at-home mother, 33, trying to help her 10-year-old son to become calmer and more confident A: Fiona Noble, children’s books editor at Bookseller,
Williamson’s clumsiness reflects what seems to be an established predilection on his part for hawkish remarks Gavin Williamson is a loose cannon. That would not matter so much if, as was the case until
Newcastle’s hold on the bottom position in the table is becoming that bit securer by the week, but there was little suggestion in their fourth consecutive league defeat that they were preoccupied by a
Few are convinced that the EU’s policing and security can be relied upon to pick up even the most dangerous individuals The home secretary’s response to teenage Islamic State bride Shamima Begum will new
Nigeria’s president and his main challenger have blamed each other for the last-minute postponement of the country’s election, delayed just five hours before polls were due to open. Millions of Nigerians
It would be hard to imagine a more emphatic reaction to a setback. Norwich recorded their joint-biggest win of the season, reclaimed the lead in the Championship less than 72 hours after losing it and
Netflix recently sent up the art world in its feature film, Velvet Buzzsaw. It’s a strange hybrid of spoof and horror, but an early section, in which ludicrous money is thrown around and gross consumption
Marianne Faithfull plays Ophelia in Tony Richardson’s production of Hamlet, but we won’t go into that now. Her understudy is Anjelica Huston, aged 17, wistful, and the daughter of film director John Huston.
Saracens needed a bonus-point win to retake their position at the top of the table, so that was what they took. For the majority of the match a bonus point, at least of the attacking variety, was the notion
Millwall reached their fourth FA Cup quarter-final in 15 years because they approached this game with the correct attitude. A tough physical examination held no fears for Neil Harris’s hardened players,
Private provider Working Links went bust just as it was found playing down offender risk Union bosses have condemned former justice secretary Chris Grayling’s “disastrous privatisation programme” after
Democrats are seeking “the best way” to force Donald Trump to reveal what he discussed in private meetings with Russian president Vladimir Putin, the chair of the powerful House intelligence committee
A trade deal, any trade deal: that is all Liam Fox wants from his civil servants. It is not much for an international trade secretary to ask. Especially when the prospect of all-encompassing agreements
It is Valentine’s Day in Cambridge and, at a market stall near King’s College, Nicki Lark is cheerfully selling bouquets of roses, daffodils and tulips to young lovers in the sunshine. But, behind her