General election: UKIP pledges to tackle radical Islam

Media captionPaul Nuttall tells Today UKIP is now the “guard dog of Brexit” UKIP’s Paul Nuttall has described the decision to launch his party’s manifesto as a message to terrorists “that they will not win”. Mr Nuttall said there was no magic formula to “turning back the tide of radical Islam” – but he said […]

Net migration to the UK falls to 248,000 in 2016

Image copyright PA Net migration to the UK was estimated to be 248,000 in 2016 – a fall of 84,000 from 2015, figures show. The Office for National Statistics said the change was driven by “a statistically significant” increase of 40,000 people leaving the country. These were mostly EU citizens – 117,000 emigrated, up 31,000 […]

Manchester attack: Police ‘not sharing information with US’

Image copyright New York Times Image caption The New York Times says this evidence was gathered at the scene of the attack Police investigating the Manchester Arena bomb attack have stopped sharing information with the US after leaks to the media, the BBC understands. UK officials were outraged when photos appearing to show debris from […]

Manchester attack: May to tackle Trump over ‘evidence’ leaks

Image copyright New York Times Image caption The New York Times says this evidence was gathered at the scene of the attack Theresa May is to raise concerns with Donald Trump after evidence from the Manchester Arena bombing was apparently leaked to US media. UK officials were “furious” when photos appearing to show debris from […]

General election 2017: UKIP manifesto launch ‘an act of defiance’

Image copyright PA UKIP’s Paul Nuttall says the launch of his party’s general election manifesto will be “an act of defiance” against terrorism after the Manchester bombing. Mr Nuttall promised to set out a “clear-cut and uncompromising” agenda. The unveiling of the manifesto in Westminster comes as some low-key campaigning by other parties restarts after […]

Manchester attack: ‘Fury’ at US ‘evidence’ photos leak

Image copyright New York Times Image caption The New York Times says this evidence was gathered at the scene of the attack The UK government and police have reacted with anger after a US newspaper published photos apparently showing the scene of the Manchester bomb attack. Counter terror police chiefs said the leak undermined their […]

Political parties resume general election campaign

Image copyright Getty Images General election campaigning will get back under way nationally on Friday after a three-day pause following the Manchester bombing. Conservatives, Labour, Greens and the SNP say they will restart low-key local campaigning on Thursday before resuming national events the next day. UKIP’s Paul Nuttall will be launching his party’s manifesto on […]

Manchester attack: Three more arrests in bomber investigation

Image caption Salman Abedi has been named by police as the Manchester bomber Three more men have been arrested as police continue to investigate whether Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi acted alone. Abedi’s 23-year-old brother has also been arrested. Abedi killed 22 and injured 64 when he blew himself up outside an Ariana Grande concert […]

Manchester attack: Bomber not acting alone, says Amber Rudd

Image caption Salman Abedi has been named by police as the Manchester bomber The man who carried out a suicide attack in Manchester was “likely” to have not acted alone, Home Secretary Amber Rudd says. Salman Abedi killed 22 and injured 64 when he blew himself up at the Manchester Arena on Monday night Police […]

Manchester attack: US leaks about bomber irritating – Rudd

Media captionHome Secretary Amber Rudd tells Today it is “likely” Manchester Attack suspect was not acting alone Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said she is irritated with the US for releasing information about the Manchester bomber before UK police would have liked. Ms Rudd said the British had wanted to control the flow of information […]

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