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Jeremy Corbyn: It has to be police, not Army, protecting Britain’s streets

Jeremy Corbyn has said the Army should not have to be deployed on Britain’s streets to respond to the terror threat because there should be enough police officers to protect people.

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Man whose dogs died in hot car appears in campaign video to prevent other deaths

A man convicted after his three dogs perished in his hot car has appeared in a tearful video as part of an RSPCA campaign to prevent similar deaths.

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Today on the campaign trail: Tim Farron takes the cake on 47th birthday

From birthday cakes to questionable football skills, here’s a round-up of the day’s election coverage.

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Landlord of Manchester bomber ‘thought he was doing witchcraft’ in rented flat

A flat used by Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was found by its landlord with a stench of chemicals and disabled smoke alarms, a friend said.

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IRA bombing campaign was completely wrong because it killed civilians – Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn has condemned the IRA’s bombing campaign after coming under severe pressure to single out the terror group for criticism.

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BA could face huge compensation bill over stranded passengers

British Airways could be facing huge compensation costs after thousands of passengers were stranded by a global IT crash.

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Terror threat level reduced as police unravel attacker’s bomb-making methods

The UK’s terror threat level has been reduced as police unravel the bomb-making methods of the Manchester suicide attacker and close in on suspected co-conspirators.

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Obama offers condolences to Manchester bomb victims in talks with Harry

Former US president Barack Obama has offered his condolences to victims of the Manchester terror attack during a meeting with Prince Harry, Kensington Palace said.

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Gordon Brown: Tories and SNP are ‘collaborators’ in rising poverty

Gordon Brown has branded the Tories and the SNP as “collaborators” in rising child poverty, as he warned that only Labour will prevent a fall in living standards.

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Huge security operation under way for Manchester music gig

A huge security operation is under way as the first major event is held in Manchester since the suicide bombing.

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Ukip would hold local referendums on fox hunting: Nuttall

Ukip would put the issue of fox hunting to a referendum if people wanted it, party leader Paul Nuttall has said.

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BA says ‘power supply issue’ behind IT failure that grounded flights

Thousands of holidaymakers were stranded after British Airways suffered a global IT crash, grounding scores of planes.

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George Osborne: May and Corbyn offering ‘retreat from international liberalism’

Theresa May has joined Jeremy Corbyn in offering a “retreat from international liberalism and globalisation”, which marks a sharp shift in direction from David Cameron’s administration, former chancellor George Osborne has said.

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Mother tells of her efforts to bring comfort to daughter’s last moments

The mother of Manchester terror attack victim Georgina Callander has spoken of her desperate efforts to bring comfort to the teenager’s final moments.

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Radio 1’s Big Weekend holds minute’s silence for Manchester bombing victims

Radio 1’s Big Weekend has held a minute’s silence at the event to remember victims of the Manchester bombing.

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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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Shoppers evacuated amid ‘knifeman’ alert at supermarket

A man has been arrested after a major police operation following the evacuation of a supermarket.

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Nicola Sturgeon promises to put young people at centre of SNP manifesto

The SNP manifesto will focus on opportunities and support for young people, Nicola Sturgeon has said.

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Conservative lead over Labour shrinking ahead of General Election, polls show

A brace of new General Election polls have shown the Conservative lead over Labour shrinking as the June 8 vote approaches.

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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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