Social housing proposals ‘to give tenants greater power’

Social housing proposals ‘to give tenants greater power’

Image copyright Getty Images Giving tenants greater support so they can hold their landlords to account is being considered as part of government proposals on social housing in England. The measures include speeding up the complaints process and publishing league tables to highlight the performance of landlords. The Green Paper also pledges a scheme to […]

Brexit: Jeremy Hunt begins tour of European ministers

Brexit: Jeremy Hunt begins tour of European ministers

Image copyright EPA Image caption Jeremy Hunt held talks with Finnish counterpart Timo Soini. Jeremy Hunt has told the EU it faces a “strategic choice” about whether to strike a mutually beneficial deal with the UK. The foreign secretary is in Helsinki to discuss the UK’s Brexit plan at the start of a three-day tour […]

Westminster car crash: Man arrested on suspicion of terror offences

Westminster car crash: Man arrested on suspicion of terror offences

Media captionThe car can be seen crashing into a barrier A man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament. One woman is being treated in hospital for serious but not life-threatening injuries, Scotland Yard said. Two others were also injured. The man in his late […]

Armed police at Westminster crash site

A man has been arrested after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, Scotland Yard say. A number of pedestrians have been injured, the Met Police said. Armed police at Westminster crash site}

Social housing proposals ‘to give tenants greater power’

Social housing proposals ‘to give tenants greater power’

Image copyright Getty Images Giving tenants greater support so they can hold their landlords to account is being considered as part of government proposals on social housing in England. The measures include speeding up the complaints process and publishing league tables to highlight the performance of landlords. The Green Paper also pledges a scheme to […]

Jeremy Corbyn ‘wreath laying’ attacked by Israeli PM

Jeremy Corbyn ‘wreath laying’ attacked by Israeli PM

Media captionCorbyn asked about Tunisia wreath-laying criticism Israel’s PM has criticised Jeremy Corbyn over his presence at a ceremony said to have honoured the perpetrators of the 1972 Munich terror attack. Benjamin Netanyahu said Mr Corbyn deserved “unequivocal condemnation” for laying a wreath on the grave of one of those behind the atrocity. Mr Corbyn […]

Environment minister Therese Coffey defends Roundup weedkiller tweet

Environment minister Therese Coffey defends Roundup weedkiller tweet

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A US jury found that chemical giant Monsanto knew its Roundup weedkiller was dangerous and failed to warn consumer An environment minister who sparked a Twitter storm by “promoting” a controversial weedkiller has defended her action. Suffolk Coastal MP Therese Coffey tweeted: “Getting ready to deploy the amazing Roundup!” on […]

Social housing proposals ‘to give tenants greater power’

Social housing proposals ‘to give tenants greater power’

Image copyright Getty Images Giving tenants greater support so they can hold their landlords to account is being considered as part of government proposals on social housing in England. The measures include speeding up the complaints process and publishing league tables to highlight the performance of landlords. The government Green Paper is part of a […]

Jeremy Corbyn ‘wreath laying’ attacked by Israeli PM

Jeremy Corbyn ‘wreath laying’ attacked by Israeli PM

Media captionCorbyn asked about Tunisia wreath-laying criticism Israel’s PM has criticised Jeremy Corbyn over his presence at a ceremony said to have honoured the perpetrators of the 1972 Munich terror attack. Benjamin Netanyahu said Mr Corbyn deserved “unequivocal condemnation” for laying a wreath on the grave of one of those behind the atrocity. Mr Corbyn […]

Jeremy Corbyn ‘wreath laying’ attacked by Israeli PM

Jeremy Corbyn ‘wreath laying’ attacked by Israeli PM

Media captionCorbyn asked about Tunisia wreath-laying criticism Israel’s PM has criticised Jeremy Corbyn over his presence at a ceremony said to have honoured the perpetrators of the 1972 Munich terror attack. Benjamin Netanyahu said Mr Corbyn deserved “unequivocal condemnation” for laying a wreath on the grave of one of those behind the atrocity. Mr Corbyn […]