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Music fans thank police after huge security operation at Manchester gig

Police were high-fived by grateful music fans as they left the first major event held in Manchester since a suicide bomber targeted a pop concert in the city.

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CCTV images of Manchester bomber on night of attack released

Security images of the Manchester bomber on the night he committed mass murder have been released by police.

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Tories criticise Jeremy Corbyn’s record on terror laws

Conservatives have launched a direct onslaught on Jeremy Corbyn’s fitness to be prime minister, as polls suggest Labour is eating deep into Theresa May’s lead as the June 8 General Election approaches.

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Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood: ‘Wales needs a mandate, not a majority’

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood has urged Welsh voters to give her party a “mandate” in the June 8 general election, so that she can give Wales a voice in Parliament as the SNP has for Scotland.

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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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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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Home secretary hopeful Diane Abbott says she no longer opposes security services

Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott has said she no longer opposes the security services as she insisted her time as a graduate civil servant would prepare her for becoming home secretary.

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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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Amber Rudd to represent Tories in General Election debate on live TV

Home Secretary Amber Rudd is to represent the Conservatives in a live TV General Election debate with leaders of some of the other parties, after Theresa May refused to take part.

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Government urged to ‘open its eyes’ by parents of Manchester attack victim

Manchester bombing victim Georgina Callander’s family has warned the Government to “open its eyes” to the terror threat – or more parents could lose children.

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Polls show Conservative lead over Labour shrinking as vote approaches

A clutch of new General Election polls have shown the Conservative lead over Labour shrinking as the June 8 vote approaches, including one which put Theresa May’s party just six points clear.

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Further disruption at Heathrow after worldwide IT problems for British Airways

Disruption continued at Heathrow after a British Airways IT failure grounded scores of planes and left thousands stranded.

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Corbyn pledges increased staffing levels at security and intelligence agencies

A Labour government would recruit 1,000 more staff at security and intelligence agencies MI5, MI6 and GCHQ to step up efforts to prevent terrorism, Jeremy Corbyn has announced.

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Operation to dismantle terror network ‘still at full tilt’, Amber Rudd says

Other members of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi’s terror network could still be at large, Home Secretary Amber Rudd said as the operation to hunt them continued at “full tilt”.

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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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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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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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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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Tories criticise Jeremy Corbyn’s record on terror laws as polls gap narrows

Conservatives have launched a direct onslaught on Jeremy Corbyn’s fitness to be prime minister, as polls suggest Labour is eating deep into Theresa May’s lead as the June 8 General Election approaches.

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Election day ahead: Jeremy Corbyn to campaign in Scotland

On the campaign trail today Jeremy Corbyn will accuse the Scottish National Party of “passing on Tory austerity” as he takes Labour’s General Election campaign to Glasgow on Sunday. With Labour trailing behind the SNP and Conservatives in Scotland, Mr Corbyn is hoping to boost his party’s chances of improving on their solitary seat north of the border in the 2015 election.

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