A Channel 4 election debate on the economy has been scrapped, amid claims from the Labour Party and SNP that Chancellor Sajid Javid is “running scared”.
More than 200 elephants have died amid a severe drought, Zimbabwe’s parks agency said, and a mass relocation is planned to ease the problem.
Tony Blair has described Frank Dobson as a “politician of the highest calibre” after it was announced the former health secretary has died.
Tourists and Venetians alike have donned high boots and taken to temporary raised walkways to slosh through the high water that has hit much of the lagoon city.
Opposition leaders have branded the Government’s response to the severe flooding hitting parts of the country as “woeful” and accused it of not taking it seriously enough.
A giant panda whose twin cubs captured international attention has undergone a CT scan after vet discovered one of his kidneys was smaller than the other.
The public have stepped in to help with clothes, food and cash but the Government should now declare a national emergency after floods devastated towns and villages, a local charity chairman has said.
A gatecrasher whose teenage gang caused £20,000 worth of damage during a house party has been warned he is on his last chance for freedom.
Great Britain’s much-anticipated return from 12 years in hibernation is turning out to be a huge anti-climax with three defeats already on their four-match tour of New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.
Farms have suffered “unprecedented damage” from the recent flooding, a farmers’ leader said as she called for support for those affected.