Western diplomats attend as chanting crowd pays tribute to opposition leader who died in Arctic penal colony • Alexei Navalny funeral – latest updates • Funeral of Alexei Navalny – in pictures Defying the Kremlin’s warning of arrests, thousands of mourners have gathered in Moscow to bid farewell to the […]

Former Labour MP was favourite after party abandoned its candidate over inflammatory Israel comments The veteran political agitator George Galloway has won the Rochdale byelection after urging voters to lodge “the ultimate protest” over the conflict in Gaza. Galloway, one of the most divisive politicians in Britain, was the frontrunner […]

Disclosure, calculated on basis of 300 deportations, called ‘staggering’ by chair of home affairs committee Rishi Sunak’s flagship plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda will cost taxpayers £1.8m for each of the first 300 people the government deports to Kigali, Whitehall’s official spending watchdog has disclosed. The overall cost […]