It’s a good day to bury a big u-turn. After weeks and weeks of stridently claiming they would definitely force all schools to turn into Academies, they have now announced a partial u-turn.
The counting for London Mayor results began at 8am this morning and isn’t expect to finish until late afternoon.
But you can follow the results live, online.
As the local elections came to an end yesterday, Tories finally started speaking out about Zac Goldsmith’s appalling bid for London Mayor.
It isn’t just the Tories – Christian fundamentalists are also freaking out that London is on the verge of electing its first Muslim Mayor.
A final poll out this morning predicts a big win for Sadiq Khan in London, making him the first Muslim mayor of a major western city. That is, if his supporters go out and vote of course.
A damning new report into the impact of BP’s funding of cultural institutions has prompted an ethics investigation by the Museum Association.
Zac Goldsmith has pledged to make London’s streets safer from terrorists — in apparent contrast with Sadiq Khan, who the Tories claim is “giving cover to extremists”. So will he be calling on his old pal Max Keiser to help him?
After weeks of criticism on social media, the BBC has finally started paying a bit more attention to the growing Tory election expenses scandal.
Today, a segment on the Daily Politics had former party chair Grants Shapps (aka Michael Green) squirming when asked questions about it.
It will all depend on turnout, and whether the polls will be right this time of course, but they point to one thing: Sadiq Khan will be the next Mayor of London.
Even by last night, as news networks announced that Donald Trump would win the state of Indiana, the writing was on the wall.