Corbyn told to change path on Brexit to save NHS
Jeremy Corbyn is facing renewed pressure to alter Labour’s position on Brexit after former leader Neil Kinnock backed halting Britain’s EU exit. Speaking to The Observer, Kinnock said: “We should stop Brexit to save the NHS” or at least “mitigate the damage” by staying within the single market. Shadow cabinet members are expected to join calls for the UK to remain in the single market and customs union.
Minister slams ‘deeply disturbing’ state of British jails
Two-thirds of British prisons are providing inmates with inadequate conditions or unacceptable treatment, an investigation by The Observer has found, with two in five jails deemed to be unacceptably unsafe. Prisons minister Rory Stewart described the condition of some penal institutions as “deeply disturbing” with “increasing levels of violence committed by prisoners, and horrifying rates of self-harm”.
Trump attacks FBI over Florida shooting failings
Donald Trump has criticised the FBI for missing warning signs for the school shooting in Florida. The US President tweeted that the agency was “spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign”. Meanwhile, students who survived the shooting are calling for tighter legislation on gun control and pointing out that the president received financial support from the National Rifle Association during his election campaign.
Emma Watson leads stars signing anti-harassment letter
The actress Emma Watson has donated £1m to a new campaign aimed at helping those affected by harassment. The Harry Potter star’s donation comes as nearly 200 female British and Irish …read more
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