Survey of 15,000 people suggests even party leader Rishi Sunak’s North Yorkshire seat is at risk The Conservatives are on course for their worst election result, winning fewer than 100 seats, according to a new poll. The seat-by-seat analysis gives the Tories 98 constituencies compared with Labour’s 468, giving Sir […]

Government adviser says teachers feel ill-equipped to talk about controversial topics but avoiding debate risks fuelling anger Schools in England are closing down legitimate debate about the Israel-Gaza conflict because teachers feel ill-equipped and are concerned about political impartiality, the government’s independent adviser on social cohesion has said. Dame Sara […]

Donaldson has stepped down after being charged over ‘allegations of a historical nature’, party says Sir Jeffrey Donaldson has resigned as leader of the Democratic Unionist party after being charged with sexual offences, throwing Northern Irish politics into turmoil. At an emergency meeting, the party suspended the membership of Donaldson […]

Counter-terror police lead investigation after presenter was reportedly attacked by group of men An Iranian journalist working for a Persian-language news channel has been stabbed outside his London home, sparking an investigation led by counter-terrorism police. Pouria Zeraati, a presenter for Iran International, was reportedly attacked by a group of […]