Barack Obama tees off at home of golf on first visit to Scotland

Barack Obama has teed off his first visit to Scotland with a round of golf in St Andrews.

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Green Party to pledge to invest ‘£7bn in schools by 2022’

The Green Party will put bolstering schools at the heart of its election efforts with a pledge to deliver a “world-class education for every child”.

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Parents lose Court of Appeal fight over baby Charlie’s treatment

A couple who want to take their sick baby son to the USA for treatment have lost a Court of Appeal fight.

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May did not use social media to encourage voter registration, analysis shows

The Conservative Party and Theresa May did not once use their social media platforms to encourage people to register to vote in the week before the deadline, an analysis by the Press Association has found.

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Manchester bomber Abedi ‘phoned mother to say forgive me hours before attack’

Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was known to the security services and his risk to the public remained “subject to review” before he carried out his deadly attack.

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Hospitals in England ‘endured one of worst winters on record’

Hospitals in England have “endured one of the worst winters on record”, a crisis set to become an all-year-round norm, figures show.

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Jeremy Corbyn highlights ‘connections’ between wars and ‘terrorism at home’

In a speech marking the return to General Election campaigning following the Manchester atrocity, Mr Corbyn said the “war on terror has not worked” and vowed to tackle the causes of terrorism.

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Eight suspects aged 18-38 being held in Manchester bomb probe

Eight suspects aged between 18 and 38 are in custody in connection with the Manchester bombing, counter-terror detectives have revealed.

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Theresa May urges G7 nations to push tech companies to tackle extremist content

Theresa May is urging the world’s leading industrial nations to come together to pressure tech giants like Google, Twitter and Facebook to remove “harmful” extremist content from the internet.

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Q&A: What’s behind Jeremy Corbyn’s argument on terrorism and overseas conflicts?

As campaigning resumed on Friday ahead of the General Election, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn suggested links between Britain’s involvement in conflicts such as Iraq and Afghanistan and the rise of terrorism at home.

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Cambridge University appoints Lego Professor of Play

The University of Cambridge has recruited a Lego Professor of Play following widespread interest in what was billed as a dream job role.

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Domestic issues get greater share of Twitter conversation

Domestic issues gained a bigger share of the Twitter conversation last week, almost nudging Brexit off the top spot as the most talked-about topic in General Election tweets.

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In video: What we know so far about the Manchester terror attack

As detectives continued a huge inquiry into the suicide bombing at Manchester Arena, we look back on what we’ve learnt since Monday night’s terror attack.

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Liam Gallagher to perform solo gig in aid of Manchester bomb families

Liam Gallagher has announced his first ever solo gig in Manchester, with all profits to be donated to the families of the terror attack victims.

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Three men charged over alleged UK terror plot

Three men have been charged with terrorism offences in connection with an alleged UK terror plot.

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Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood plans free nursery places for three-year-olds

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood is setting out plans for free nursery places for all three-year-olds in Wales as she resumes her party’s General Election campaign following a pause after the Manchester bombing.

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Off-duty police officer and eight-year-old girl among Manchester bombing victims

Off-duty police officer Elaine McIver and seven children under the age of 18 were among the 22 people killed in the Manchester Arena terrorist atrocity.

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Youth locked up for 15 years for planting home-made bomb on Tube train

A former altar boy has been jailed for 15 years for planting a home-made bomb on a busy Tube train.

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Bomb disposal team deployed to terraced house in Wigan

A bomb disposal team was deployed to a property being searched in Wigan following an arrest linked to the Manchester attack.

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Tories’ lead over Labour down to five points in first poll since bombing

The Conservatives’ advantage over Labour has narrowed to just five points in the first opinion poll taken since Monday night’s suicide bomb attack in Manchester.

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