Theresa May has defiantly refused to admit to a social care u-turn and blamed Labour "scaremongering" for her change in policy. The Prime Minister denied that she had rewritten the Conservative manifesto.
NHS hospital and ambulance trusts in England have recorded a total deficit of more than £700m for the financial year to April 2017, Sky News can reveal. NHS sources have confirmed the deficit figure to Sky News just days after the Department of Health ruled that official accounts for 2016-17 could not
Britain's Labour Party has cut the lead of Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives to 14 points from 20 points a week ago, according to an ICM poll which showed Labour regaining ground in some of its most closely contested voting districts. Ahead of the June 8 election, the poll for the Guardian
Theresa May comes under pressure at the launch of the Tory party’s manifesto for Wales in Cardiff. Theresa May has been accused of “chaos, confusion and indecision” after announcing a U-turn on her plans to make people pay more for social care just days after they were first announced. The prime minister
Chris Gard, 32, and Connie Yates, 31, were left devastated after High Court judges ruled that doctors can withdraw life support from their nine-month-old son. The couple are challenging the High Court decision and three judges at the Court of Appeal are listed to consider the case on Tuesday morning
Prime Minister Theresa May denied on Monday that her top ministers did not support a target to bring down immigration to the tens of thousands, rejecting reports of a split in her cabinet over one of the issues that drove Britain's Brexit vote.
Some of the evidence used by police to arrest TV star Michael Barrymore for rape and murder over the death of Stuart Lubbock has been branded "double double hearsay" by a High Court Judge. Mr Barrymore is suing Essex Police for compensation after he was unlawfully arrested and detained in
By Kylie MacLellan and Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to backtrack on one of her most striking election pledges on Monday to force elderly people to pay more for their social care after her party's opinion poll lead halved in just a few days. Six opinion
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will not accept the "one-sided" powers of the European Court of Justice as part of a deal to leave the European Union, Brexit minister David Davis said on Monday, criticising what he called an "ideological obsession" with the court in Brussels. The EU'
David Moyes has resigned as manager of Sunderland following the club's relegation from the Premier League. The former Manchester United and Everton manager led the Black Cats during a disastrous campaign in which they finished bottom of the table, with just six wins from their 38 games. Moyes advised
Jeremy Corbyn, left, on Downing Street in 1984, with (left to right) Jim King, miner Malcolm Pitt, MEPs Christine Crawley and Richard Balfe and Young Liberal chair Janice Turner, organisers of a British Out of Ireland march. Jeremy Corbyn would like to speak to the families of victims killed in the
Michael Barrymore leaves the high court in London, where a judge is to decide the amount of compensation to be paid to the entertainer by Essex police. Michael Barrymore is entitled to more than £2.4m in damages from Essex police over the wrongful arrest which wrecked his career, the high court has
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was unclear how he would fund the extra costs of his pledge to scrap tuition fees earlier than expected. Under a Labour government new students would not have to pay fees at all, while those part-way through their courses would also be exempt for the remaining years of their
Royal Bank of Scotland is closing in on a £200m-plus settlement with thousands of investors over its ill-fated 2008 cash call - a move that would spare former boss Fred Goodwin from two days of courtroom scrutiny. Sky News has learnt that RBS and lawyers for a shareholder claimant group were nearing
Celebrity gardener Alan Titchmarsh has blamed the Brexit vote for a sponsorship slump at this year's Chelsea Flower Show. The television star suggested the vote to leave the European Union had left companies "nervous" of supporting the prestigious show. There will be just eight show gardens
A secret garden and model erupting volcano are among the main attractions of this year's Chelsea Flower Show, Britain's premier gardening show which is enticing royalty and celebrities alike this week. Queen Elizabeth is expected to visit the show in Chelsea, a prosperous area of central London
A four-day week, a basic wage for everyone, no tuition fees and step-free access to buses and trains are just some of the Green Party's "big, bold ideas" in its manifesto. The Greens also want to scrap Trident and fracking, renationalise energy, water, buses and the Royal Mail, and want