Politics & Brexit


Observer investigation reveals Meta Pixel tool passed on private details of web browsing on medical sites NHS trusts are sharing intimate details about patients’ medical conditions, appointments and treatments with Facebook without consent and despite promising never to do so. An Observer investigation has uncovered a covert tracking tool in […]

Several Dutch celebrities among protesters, including Game of Thrones actor Carice van Houten More than 1,500 people were arrested during a protest by the Extinction Rebellion climate group in The Hague on Saturday, Dutch police said. Activists blocked a section of a motorway during the afternoon in protest against Dutch […]

Broadcaster’s ‘talented and kind’ health and science editor had been recently diagnosed with lung cancer Tributes have been paid to Emily Morgan, ITV News’ health and science editor, who has died aged 45, the broadcaster announced. Morgan, whose career with the channel spanned more than two decades, was recently diagnosed […]

Officials warned residents to stay in shelters amid multi-wave drone attack on Ukrainian capital At least one person died and three were injured in Russia’s night-time air raid on Kyiv, with defence systems downing at least 20 drones moving towards the capital, city officials said early on Sunday. Falling drone […]

High inflation likely to push interest rates above 5% and force up mortgage and loan payments just ahead of election Hunt will back more rate rises even if they lead to recession Households warned to brace for 5%-plus mortgage rates Rishi Sunak has been warned the UK economy could be […]

Samantha Lee accuses Met of ‘throwing her under the bus’ rather than tackling institutional and vetting failures A former officer who botched an inquiry into Wayne Couzens hours before he kidnapped, raped and murdered Sarah Everard has said she has been made a scapegoat for the crisis engulfing the Metropolitan […]