Tories challenge Gordon Brown to say whether federal UK plans mean referendum

The Scottish Conservatives have called on Gordon Brown to clarify whether Scottish Labour’s plan for a federal UK would require a referendum.

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Theresa May should learn from Jamie Oliver on school meals, Lib Dems say

Theresa May should follow the example of Jamie Oliver, not Oliver Twist, when it comes to school meals, the Liberal Democrats have said.

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Armed police storm bus in Manchester

A shopkeeper has told how he hid terrified bus passengers in the back of his store after armed police stormed a bus.

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Ariana Grande to hold benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims

Ariana Grande has vowed to return to Manchester to hold a benefit concert raising raise funds for the victims of the terror attack at her show in the city.

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I’ll be back, vows Obama after first visit to Scotland

Barack Obama believes Scotland has “a lot to offer the world” and promised to return after his first visit to the country.

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In graphic: Poll of polls with 12 days to go

With 12 days until the snap General Election, the seven-day rolling average of all published polls shows support for the Conservatives stands at 44%.

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Public would pay more to boost police numbers, says Burnham

Police cuts must be halted in the wake of the Manchester bombing, Andy Burnham has said.

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Sandbanks remains Britain’s most expensive seaside town

Sandbanks in Dorset has been identified as Britain’s most expensive seaside town for the second year in a row.

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EE and Vodafone voted worst mobile phone providers in customer experience poll

EE and Vodafone have been voted the two worst mobile phone providers in an annual customer satisfaction survey.

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Take That to stage big show at Etihad Stadium after postponing concerts

Take That are combining their three postponed Manchester concerts into one big event in June.

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Tim Farron likes Viz: Five things we learned from the election campaign

Here are five things we learned from the election campaign on Friday.

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Jeremy Corbyn faces fresh Tory attack over nuclear weapons stance

Jeremy Corbyn has been coming under fresh attack from Conservatives after saying Labour’s post-election defence review will consider the role of nuclear weapons.

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Political football as Labour vows to make sport ‘for the many, not the few’

Jeremy Corbyn will use FA Cup final day to commit to developing a “flexible football ticket” to help fans travel to matches which are moved for television coverage with minimum disruption.

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Johnson attacks ‘monstrous’ Corbyn over terror speech

Boris Johnson branded Jeremy Corbyn “monstrous” as the Tories and Labour resumed hostilities in the general election campaign.

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Two more arrests in Manchester bomb probe as police raid new address

Fresh arrests have been made in the Manchester bombing probe after police carried out a controlled explosion during a raid on an address in the Cheetham Hill area of the city.

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‘Key players’ held as police make ‘immense progress’ in Manchester blast probe

Detectives have made “immense” progress in the investigation into the Manchester bombing and are confident they have arrested some “key players”, Britain’s top counter-terror officer has said.

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Youth locked up for 15 years for planting home-made bomb on Tube train

A former altar boy has been jailed for 15 years for planting a home-made bomb on a busy Tube train.

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Barack Obama charms golfing crowds during round at St Andrews

Former US president Barack Obama has teed off his first visit to Scotland with a round of golf in St Andrews.

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Corbyn to cheer on Arsenal at FA Cup final

Jeremy Corbyn will be at the FA Cup final on Saturday to watch his beloved Arsenal take on Chelsea.

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Ex-EDL leader Tommy Robinson spared jail for contempt of court

The former leader of the English Defence League (EDL) has been given a suspended prison sentence for contempt of court after trying to film four men who were on trial accused of gang-raping a teenage girl, it can now be reported.

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