With eight Irish unionist MPs holding the government over a barrel, at least two top Tories have attended party fundraisers for the DUP – with the Electoral Commission investigating suggestions that public money may have been laundered into party coffers.
UKIP in Wales leader Neil Hamilton has been embarrassing himself more than usual, defending Enoch Powell’s so-called rivers of blood speech as “proved right by events”.
Labour-run Sandwell Council has rebuffed residents of Bell End who demanded the local authority use its powers to change the ‘rude’ name of their street.
A report by Oxford University academics has revealed that closures of Sure Start children’s centres are actually DOUBLE the number recorded in ‘official’ government statistics – meaning up to 1,000 could have closed in the last eight years.
Readers from the capital will doubtless be familiar with ‘newspaper editor’ George Osborne and the use of the London Evening Standard as his personal political cudgel.
A new report from the government’s official auditors has left transport secretary Chris Grayling exposed over fibs to parliament.
With exactly one year until the potential Brexit cliff edge, the Express and Indy invoke national iconography in slightly differing ways …