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June 05, 2024

Sunak Claims Narrow Win In Tetchy First Leaders' Debate

Rishi Sunak and Sir Keir Starmer slugged it out in a tetchy first leader's debate of the general election, with snap pollsters giving a narrow edge to the embattled prime minister. While Mr Sunak appeared to land more verbal blows on the Labour leader, he was also mocked more by an audience concerned about the state of the NHS, schools, and the cost of living.

Sunak Claims Narrow Win In Tetchy First Leaders' Debate

3 mins

Starmer Will Happily Take This Near-Draw As A Victory

Keir Starmer knew that all he had to do was to get through the debate without making a horrible mistake. No wonder he was nervous, unsure whether to address the audience, his opponent, or presenter Julie Etchingham.

Starmer Will Happily Take This Near-Draw As A Victory

3 mins

Yappy terrier Sunak goes straight for Starmer's shin

“Gentlemen, please!” begged Julie Etchingham like an exasperated school ma’am at a rowdy PTA quiz night. We will ower our voices.”

Yappy terrier Sunak goes straight for Starmer's shin

2 mins

Sunak was offered a deal to stop Farage but rejected it

Rishi Sunak could have avoided the expected election catastrophe facing him and the Conservative Party if he had agreed to make a deal with Nigel Farage.

Sunak was offered a deal to stop Farage but rejected it

2 mins

Farage launches 'revolution' from end of Clacton pier

Reform UK leader soaked in milkshake but unstirred

Farage launches 'revolution' from end of Clacton pier

3 mins

YouGov: Reform UK could win as many as four seats

Party is now a threat in several constituencies, says pollster

YouGov: Reform UK could win as many as four seats

2 mins

Urban progressive? No, I'm more an apolitical centrist

A leading pollster has identified six categories of UK voter, writes Joe Middleton. Which one describes you the closest?

Urban progressive? No, I'm more an apolitical centrist

2 mins

Has Farage Turned This Into The 'Immigration Election'?

Nigel Farage has called for an "immigration election" after becoming leader of Reform UK and deciding to stand as the party's candidate in Clacton. The former Ukip and Brexit Party leader proposed that net migration, which stood at 685,000 last year, be reduced to zero.

Has Farage Turned This Into The 'Immigration Election'?

3 mins

Hospitals hit by cyberattack

Two London hospital trusts have been forced to cancel all nonemergency operations and blood tests following a major” cyberattack. Pathology systems at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, as well as GP services across south London, have been hit by a ransomware attack, according to emails seen by The Independent.

Hospitals hit by cyberattack

2 mins

Three abandoned infants found to have same parents

Three newborn babies found dumped in parks in east London over the past seven years share the same parents, it has been revealed - as the Metropolitan Police continue the search for those who abandoned the infants.

Three abandoned infants found to have same parents

3 mins

Modi Secures Historic Third Term But Loses His Majority

India's PM must rely on BJP allies to form an administration

Modi Secures Historic Third Term But Loses His Majority

4 mins

India's Election Leaves Modi With A Diminished Mandate

Narendra Modi's apparent failure to win an outright majority in India's general election will spark conflict within his party and limit his mandate to carry out sweeping reforms in a historic third consecutive term.

India's Election Leaves Modi With A Diminished Mandate

4 mins

Hunter Biden's Drug Habits Under Spotlight In Gun Trial

Federal prosecutors yesterday painted Joe Biden's son Hunter as a man whose dark habits ensnared loved ones and who knew what he was doing when he lied on federal forms to purchase a gun in 2018.

Hunter Biden's Drug Habits Under Spotlight In Gun Trial

5 mins

Tory party's smear campaign on Starmer the DPP is OTT

In a general election, it is right that the leadership qualities of prospective prime ministers are thoroughly examined and assessed.

Tory party's smear campaign on Starmer the DPP is OTT

3 mins

I'm not 'chuffed' to hear these words show my age

A whole raft of 'slang' words have been declared obsolete, according to new research, but Sam Leith says don't worry... it's only a matter of time before they come back into fashion

I'm not 'chuffed' to hear these words show my age

3 mins

Across France for £1.35 per day: the deal of the summer

If you're 27 or under (and can jump through a few hoops), PassRail is a cross-Channel bargain, writes Simon Calder

Across France for £1.35 per day: the deal of the summer

2 mins

Still covering all the bases

Ever the curmudgeon of popular music, Van Morrison is back with his 45th album and a characteristically mercurial night of covers at the Royal Albert Hall, writes Louis Chilton

Still covering all the bases

3 mins

Bitingly funny adaptation is the match of beloved book

Hailed as a Black British answer to 'Bridget Jones' Diary' on its release, hit novel 'Queenie' jumps to the small screen with all of its comedic charm intact, writes Katie Rosseinsky

Bitingly funny adaptation is the match of beloved book

3 mins

Middle England Dilemma Is A Step Into The Unknown

There have been 77 England matches since Trent Alexander Arnold debuted in 2018. If he had played in them all, he would be level on caps already with Terry Butcher, wedged between John Terry and Tom Finney.

Middle England Dilemma Is A Step Into The Unknown

3 mins

Knee injury forces Djokovic to pull out of French Open

Novak Djokovic has pulled out of the French Open due to a knee injury sustained during his fourth-round win over Francisco Cerundolo on Monday.

Knee injury forces Djokovic to pull out of French Open

3 mins

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