Point Of View

Guide to the parties taking part in general election 2017

Here’s a guide to the political parties and where published, their manifestos.

Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2017-40011386

Manchester attack: Jeremy Corbyn on ‘traumatic time’

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urges solidarity after the Manchester attack.

Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40010554

Nicola Sturgeon condemns ‘callous’ Manchester attack

Nicola Sturgeon says the attack in Manchester is “callous in its targeting of children and young people enjoying a music event”.

Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-40012972

Labour and SNP take control of Dumfries and Galloway Council

The coalition keeps the Conservatives, who won most seats at recent elections, out of the administration.

Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-40001010

Manchester Arena blast: Election campaigning suspended

Theresa May will chair a Cobra meeting as politicians express horror at the fatal Manchester blast.

Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/40009526

Leader profile: The life and times of Jeremy Corbyn

The life and times of Jeremy Corbyn, the man bidding to be the next Labour prime minister.

Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2017-39807055

The Scottish voters at the heart of a Tory-SNP battle

If the Conservatives are to pick up seats in Scotland, they will want to start on the Scottish borders.

Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-39999659

SNP to publish ‘anti-austerity’ election manifesto

Nicola Sturgeon is to set out an SNP election manifesto aimed at ending austerity and boosting public services.

Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-40001904

Four held in Lancashire County Council contract probe

The arrests were on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and witness intimidation.

Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lancashire-40003611

General election 2017: Labour activist in Tinder voter registration drive

A Labour supporter turns to the dating app to encourage people to register to vote.

Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2017-40006721

‘You lied to us Boris,’ yells heckler

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has been heckled during an election campaign visit to St Ives. A man accused Mr Johnson of lying “about the money”.

Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2017-40006713

‘Nothing has changed’ on social care

The prime minister says there will be two million more people over the age of 75 within 10 years.

Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2017-40005437

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