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Labour announces plan to protect social housing as figures reveal 100,000 low-cost homes have had rents hiked since 2012 03/17/2018 - 23:17
The problems stem from policies implemented by the Tory-Lib Dem coalition government
UK finance, power and water on highest alert as threat of Russian cyber reprisal grows 03/17/2018 - 22:00
Britain’s infrastructure ready as intelligence service warns of risk of virtual strike by Moscow

Banks, energy and water companies are on maximum alert over the threat of a serious cyber-attack from Moscow as concern continues over the safety of Russian exiles in the UK.

Fears that Russia...

Children's classic books reimagined – cartoon 03/17/2018 - 22:00

Chris Riddell on childhood favourites

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Salisbury Attack: Top Cold War diplomat criticises Gavin Williamson over 'go away and shut up' remarks 03/17/2018 - 21:27
Exclusive: Ex-ambassador to Russia says senior ministers have been 'shooting their mouths off', but backs Theresa May
St Patrick's Day around the world, in pictures 03/17/2018 - 21:11
Lead is even deadlier than we feared, but Brexit could put it back in our petrol | Geoffrey Lean 03/17/2018 - 20:00
Decades after this newspaper won a ban on this poison in our fuel, there are still calls for more proof

Looking back, it seems insane. Bluntly put, we took a known poison and – for three quarters of a century – used it in machines that puffed it out in breathable form. Then we drove them millions...

Leonard pledges to drive racism out of Scottish Labour 03/17/2018 - 18:27
The Scottish Labour leader made the comments a day after a Labour councillor was suspended over Islamophobic comments.
R&D can’t fly against the winds of austerity and Brexit | Phillip Inman 03/17/2018 - 18:00
Research and development in Britain relies hugely on companies that are themselves dependent on close EU ties

There is a warning to the government in the latest...