A voter ID law rolled out across the country ahead of the 4 May local elections saw voters required to bring photo ID to vote
The whispers came all week. While the headlines focused on the sacking of defence secretary Gavin Williamson, a weird rumour started floating around: Labour and the Tories were close to a Brexit deal. Once the local election results started dribbling in on Friday morning, the whispers turned into shouts.
The former Foreign Secretary deleted the tweet that said he had voted in the local elections, despite there not being any in London.
The midterm elections look like they’re going to be hotly contested. Republicans now control both houses of Congress. All 435 seats in the House of Representatives and 35 seats in the Senate are up for grabs, so both parties are putting up the fight of a lifetime. But do Democrats have a chance? Yahoo News explains.
With the country still divided over how they want Brexit to take shape, there is no certainty on how Britain’s divorce from the EU will play out.
There’s one thing you can be sure of with Jeremy Corbyn supporters: they’ll ignore that which doesn’t fit and enthusiastically spread that which does. Ten opinion polls can be published showing Labour is doomed, but the one that shows Corbyn overtaking David Cameron on personal approval ratings will spread like wildfire among his supporters. There’s enough there for Corbyn supporters to pretend everything’s fine and that arguments to the contrary are a product of media conspiracy, but not so much that they might, you know, actually win a general election.