Politics

No Rwanda flights before election, Sunak admits – as calls for urgent asylum reform grow louder
Rishi Sunak after calling the 4 July general election
General election 2024

No Rwanda flights before election, Sunak admits – as calls for urgent asylum reform grow louder

Rishi Sunak's decision to call a 4 July general election puts the future of the Rwanda scheme into doubt. The election is a chance for wider change, say migrant charities
From poverty and housing to migrant and LGBTQ+ rights – why 2024 general election has such high stakes
Rishi Sunak after calling the 4 July General Election
General Election 2024

From poverty and housing to migrant and LGBTQ+ rights – why 2024 general election has such high stakes

Sunak calls general election for 4 July: 'It's time to put a limping government out of its misery'
General election 2024

Sunak calls general election for 4 July: 'It's time to put a limping government out of its misery'

Yes, inflation is falling – but nearly 90% of Brits say cost of living crisis is far from over
Inflation

Yes, inflation is falling – but nearly 90% of Brits say cost of living crisis is far from over

Tories are gloating that cost of living crisis is over – they're wrong: 'The country is going backwards'
Cost of living crisis

Tories are gloating that cost of living crisis is over – they're wrong: 'The country is going backwards'

Gen Z want to buy houses, smoke weed and do crimes, report finds. What does this mean for UK's future?
Generation Z

Gen Z want to buy houses, smoke weed and do crimes, report finds. What does this mean for UK's future?

Post-Brexit border checks to cost £4.7bn. Here's how that money could be better spent
The white cliffs of Dover, where Brexit border controls will come into force
Brexit

Post-Brexit border checks to cost £4.7bn. Here's how that money could be better spent

All of Keir Starmer’s U-turns and abandoned policy pledges, from child benefits to private schools
Keir Starmer, U-turn, broken promises
Labour

All of Keir Starmer’s U-turns and abandoned policy pledges, from child benefits to private schools

Green Party leader Carla Denyer on climate crisis, fighting for trans rights and beating Labour
Politics

Green Party leader Carla Denyer on climate crisis, fighting for trans rights and beating Labour

Are we headed for a low-turnout general election? Why poverty and mistrust mean voters staying home
Rishi Sunak, general election, low turnout
Politics

Are we headed for a low-turnout general election? Why poverty and mistrust mean voters staying home

'Real change is essential': Our blueprint for change shows how Sunak and Starmer can end poverty for good
Conservatives' Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer of Labour went head to head in party conference speeches but which one tackled the housing crisis head on
Big Issue

'Real change is essential': Our blueprint for change shows how Sunak and Starmer can end poverty for good

Reform came within 117 votes of Tories in Blackpool by-election. But it's 'far from an earthquake'
Blackpool South's new MP Chris Webb celebrates in an election which saw the Conservatives beat Reform UK into second.
Politics

Reform came within 117 votes of Tories in Blackpool by-election. But it's 'far from an earthquake'

Would-be voters turned away from polling stations for not having ID: 'This hurts our democracy'
polling station/ general election
Democracy

Would-be voters turned away from polling stations for not having ID: 'This hurts our democracy'

Space warrior Count Binface: 'I want people to remember how precious it is to have the right to vote'
Politics

Space warrior Count Binface: 'I want people to remember how precious it is to have the right to vote'

We must spend time on eradicating poverty – not trying to accommodate it, says Big Issue founder
Poverty

We must spend time on eradicating poverty – not trying to accommodate it, says Big Issue founder

Humza Yousaf has resigned – but rent controls 'can't be allowed to go with him', campaigners say
Scottish first minister Humza Yousaf is set to resign
Humza Yousaf

Humza Yousaf has resigned – but rent controls 'can't be allowed to go with him', campaigners say

'People need aid, not criminalisation': Sadiq Khan's comments on shoplifting nappies spark debate
Crime

'People need aid, not criminalisation': Sadiq Khan's comments on shoplifting nappies spark debate

Will Labour's plan to renationalise rail really work? And will it make train tickets cheaper?
Great Western Railway train at Paddington Station
Transport

Will Labour's plan to renationalise rail really work? And will it make train tickets cheaper?

Anti-poverty campaigner and former Labour minister Frank Field dies aged 81: 'He saved many lives'
Frank Field
Politics

Anti-poverty campaigner and former Labour minister Frank Field dies aged 81: 'He saved many lives'

London mayor Sadiq Khan: 'What would I do if I saw someone stealing nappies? Take my wallet out and pay'
Sadiq Khan speaks at a press conference in St Johns Church Waterloo
Exclusive

London mayor Sadiq Khan: 'What would I do if I saw someone stealing nappies? Take my wallet out and pay'

St George's Day: Why we mustn't let Englishness be hijacked by the far-right
St George's Day

St George's Day: Why we mustn't let Englishness be hijacked by the far-right

'We will do all we can to resist': Sunak gets Rwanda plan through parliament – so what happens now?
UK Jamaica policy
Politics

'We will do all we can to resist': Sunak gets Rwanda plan through parliament – so what happens now?

Sunak admits he will miss his own target of Rwanda flights taking off by spring
Rwanda
Immigration

Sunak admits he will miss his own target of Rwanda flights taking off by spring

Mark Menzies scandal: How Tory sleaze may shape next UK general election as Sunak's party plummets
Mark Menzies
Politics

Mark Menzies scandal: How Tory sleaze may shape next UK general election as Sunak's party plummets

How Rishi Sunak's smoking ban became a fight between individual freedom and public health
Smoking ban

How Rishi Sunak's smoking ban became a fight between individual freedom and public health