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Mental health care overhaul pledged by PM

Theresa May is pledging to help schools and companies in England deal with the “hidden injustice” of mental illness. In a speech, the prime minister will announce extra training for teachers, more online self-checking for…


Labour too weak to win election alone, Fabian Society says

Labour is “too weak” to win a general election alone and should consider working with other parties, a left-of-centre think tank has said. The Fabian Society said securing an overall majority was “currently unthinkable” for…




British values oath proposed for public office holders

Civil servants and other holders of public office should swear an oath to British values, Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has said. Writing in the Sunday Times, Mr Javid said people could not play a “positive…



EU nationals ‘want guarantee they can stay in UK’

European nationals in the UK and British citizens living in the EU must have a guarantee they can remain in place after Brexit, campaigners say. The Three Million group is demanding assurances people will not…


Theresa May ‘clear-eyed’ over Iran threat

Theresa May will say she is “clear-eyed” about the threat posed by Iran to the security of the Gulf and Middle East, in a speech in Bahrain. The prime minister will stress the importance of…