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Jonathan Pie creator says comedians will ‘miss’ Tories if they lose election

Jonathan Pie creator says comedians will ‘miss’ Tories if they lose election

Jonathan Pie creator says comedians will ‘miss’ Tories if they lose election

12 June 2024

Tom Walker, known for creating satirical ‘journalist’ Jonathan Pie, gives his predictions on the comedic landscape in the lead-up to July 4.


UK economy showed no growth in April, official figures reveal

UK economy showed no growth in April, official figures reveal

UK economy showed no growth in April, official figures reveal

12 June 2024

Gross domestic product flatlined as wet weather dampened economic activity, in blow to Conservative Party election message.


What to expect on the General Election campaign trail on Wednesday

What to expect on the General Election campaign trail on Wednesday

What to expect on the General Election campaign trail on Wednesday

12 June 2024

This evening Rishi Sunak and Sir Keir Starmer will both face questions as part of a Sky News leaders special.


Fact check: VAT on private school fees unlikely to increase state class sizes

Fact check: VAT on private school fees unlikely to increase state class sizes

Fact check: VAT on private school fees unlikely to increase state class sizes

12 June 2024

The independent Institute for Fiscal Studies found that up to 40,000 pupils might move from private schools, but numbers at state schools are falling.


UK political parties urged to recognise Uighur genocide if they win election

UK political parties urged to recognise Uighur genocide if they win election

UK political parties urged to recognise Uighur genocide if they win election

12 June 2024

A campaign group has written to Labour, the Conservatives, and Lib Dems urging them to act as a stronger voice against Beijing on the matter.


Sir Martin Amis’s widow to receive insignia for late husband’s knighthood

Sir Martin Amis’s widow to receive insignia for late husband’s knighthood

Sir Martin Amis’s widow to receive insignia for late husband’s knighthood

12 June 2024

Sir Martin, who was given a knighthood before his death from cancer at the age of 73 in May 2023, was best known for novels Money and London Fields.


Two accused of felling Sycamore Gap tree in crown court

Two accused of felling Sycamore Gap tree in crown court

Two accused of felling Sycamore Gap tree in crown court

12 June 2024

The men are also accused of causing more than £620,000 of damage.


What the papers say – June 12

What the papers say – June 12

What the papers say – June 12

12 June 2024

Here are the stories making headlines on Wednesday.


Rishi Sunak and Sir Keir Starmer to face grilling in Grimsby

Rishi Sunak and Sir Keir Starmer to face grilling in Grimsby

Rishi Sunak and Sir Keir Starmer to face grilling in Grimsby

11 June 2024

The Prime Minister and the Labour leader will go head to head to win over voters as they take questions during Sky News’ leaders special.


‘Marvellous feeling’: New MEPs celebrate Dublin victories

‘Marvellous feeling’: New MEPs celebrate Dublin victories

‘Marvellous feeling’: New MEPs celebrate Dublin victories

11 June 2024

Four MEPs have been elected to represent Dublin in the European Parliament as the first of Ireland’s three constituencies finished its count.


Four MEPs elected to represent Dublin in European Parliament

Four MEPs elected to represent Dublin in European Parliament

Four MEPs elected to represent Dublin in European Parliament

11 June 2024

Fianna Fail’s Barry Andrews, Fine Gael’s Regina Doherty, Sinn Fein’s Lynn Boylan and Labour’s Aodhan O Riordain have been elected.


Austerity dominates clashes between leaders in Scotland in live TV showdown

Austerity dominates clashes between leaders in Scotland in live TV showdown

Austerity dominates clashes between leaders in Scotland in live TV showdown

11 June 2024

The leaders of the five main parties in Scotland took part in a live General Election television debate.


Netanyahu is committing war crimes, says Scottish Labour leader Sarwar

Netanyahu is committing war crimes, says Scottish Labour leader Sarwar

Netanyahu is committing war crimes, says Scottish Labour leader Sarwar

11 June 2024

Anas Sarwar was challenged by a member of the audience during a BBC debate.


Elon Musk confirms X will start hiding likes on posts

Elon Musk confirms X will start hiding likes on posts

Elon Musk confirms X will start hiding likes on posts

11 June 2024

The X owner has confirmed reports that the social media site will make likes private, a move the company says will help users protect their image.


Labour pledges to fix one million potholes every year and turn tide of ‘neglect’

Labour pledges to fix one million potholes every year and turn tide of ‘neglect’

Labour pledges to fix one million potholes every year and turn tide of ‘neglect’

11 June 2024

Shadow transport secretary Louise Haigh accused the Government of failing drivers, adding that Labour is the only party ‘on the side of drivers’.


King celebrates foundation with David Beckham and Sir Rod Stewart

King celebrates foundation with David Beckham and Sir Rod Stewart

King celebrates foundation with David Beckham and Sir Rod Stewart

11 June 2024

Charles attended the King’s Foundation awards ceremony at St James’s Palace on Tuesday evening alongside celebrity supporters of the charity.


Currys working to improve consumer trust in refurbished and repaired tech

Currys working to improve consumer trust in refurbished and repaired tech

Currys working to improve consumer trust in refurbished and repaired tech

11 June 2024

The retailer is growing its circular technology services at its Repair Centre in Newark, Nottinghamshire – the largest lab of its kind in Europe.


Selecter pays tribute after ‘gentlemen’ frontman Arthur Hendrickson dies at 73

Selecter pays tribute after ‘gentlemen’ frontman Arthur Hendrickson dies at 73

Selecter pays tribute after ‘gentlemen’ frontman Arthur Hendrickson dies at 73

11 June 2024

He was part of the current line-up of the Ska band alongside Charley ‘Aitch’ Bembridge and Pauline Black.


Green Party pledges to raise taxes for most wealthy as it launches manifesto

Green Party pledges to raise taxes for most wealthy as it launches manifesto

Green Party pledges to raise taxes for most wealthy as it launches manifesto

11 June 2024

A tax on multimillionaires and billionaires will be used to fund improvements to health, housing, transport and the green economy, the party said.


Fact check: Rishi Sunak interview and the Lib Dem manifesto

Fact check: Rishi Sunak interview and the Lib Dem manifesto

Fact check: Rishi Sunak interview and the Lib Dem manifesto

11 June 2024

Round-up of claims from the campaign trail checked by Full Fact, including the BBC Panorama interview with Rishi Sunak and the Lib Dem manifesto.


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