The Independent

As a young Tory, even I can't trust my party to pick the next prime minister – here's what we should do instead

Polling reveals Tory members would want Brexit to happen even if it meant Scotland or Northern Ireland leaving the UK, and a staggering...

Surgeons set to visit schools as NHS appoints first knife crime and violence reduction tsar

Health service chief says it must take leading role on tackling violence and other social issues

Emiliano Sala: Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over death of Cardiff City footballer

Forward died after plane carrying him to UK from France crashed into England Channel

World Rugby drops plans for Nations Championship

World Rugby has dropped plans to set up the Nations Championship in 2022, the governing body announced on Wednesday.

Corbyn refuses to move on second referendum despite intense pressure from top Labour figures at crunch meeting

A group of MPs has warned the party leader that a pro-Remain stance would be "toxic for bedrock Labour voters"

Of course women outperformed men when a medical school stopped rigging exams – discrimination is designed to hold us back

While overt rigging may not be rife in other places to the same degree that it seems to have been in Japan, systems of oppression...

Mohamed Morsi death: Former Egyptian leader was murdered, says Turkish president Erdogan

Egypt accuses UN of 'politicising' death with call for independent investigation

British Airways strike could ruin summer holiday plans

Pilots' union to send out ballots for industrial action next week

Bushwick Bill: The 3ft 8in giant of rap who once shot himself in the eye

The Jamaican-born rapper and producer came to prominence with Texan hip-hop trio Geto Boys, who were among the first rap artists to...

EU leaders set for summit showdown over 2050 carbon neutral climate change target

The 'overwhelming majority' of member states want the 2050 target included in the EU's strategic agenda

Jack Nowell in race to be fit for Rugby World Cup after undergoing ankle surgery following Premiership final injury

Rob Baxter expects Nowell to be fit for the tournament that begins in three months' time but Nowell is expected to miss all of England's...

Simonne Kerr murder: Iraq war veteran Desmond Sylva found guilty of killing Britain's Got Talent finalist

Iraq war veteran Desmond Sylva has been found guilty at the Old Bailey of murdering Britain's Got Talent finalist Simonne Kerr.

Imam who asked Tory candidates about 'consequences of words' is suspended over 'antisemitic' tweets

Abdullah Patel previously suggested critics of Jeremy Corbyn were on 'Zionist payroll' and proposed moving Israel to the USA

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