British and Irish Lions vs Hurricanes live: Latest score, what time does it start, what TV channel can I watch it on?

The British and Irish Lions face the Hurricanes in their final mid-week match on their tour of New Zealand, with Warren Gatland’s side looking to get back to winning ways after losing the first Test against the All Blacks. Follow the latest here. Follow the live action below… Live Updates Please allow a moment for the blog to load… What ...

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Barack Obama and family go river rafting on holiday in Indonesia

Former US President Barack Obama and his family were seen on a river rafting trip Monday as they vacationed in Indonesia, where he lived for several years as a child. Obama, his wife, Michelle, and their daughters, Sasha and Malia, rafted on the Ayung River on the resort island of Bali, where the family arrived Friday. Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” ...

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Donald Trump's tweets accusing Barack Obama over Russia leave him badly exposed

In recent days, President Donald Trump has adopted a fiendishly clever new line on the ongoing Russia probes: He will fully acknowledge that Russia did try to sabotage our election, but only in the context of blaming Barack Obama for it. Monday morning, Trump took this argument to a new level, testing an argument about potential Russian meddling that I ...

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Theresa May's DUP-Tory deal criticised as 'shabby and reckless'

Theresa May’s £1bn deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to back her minority government has been branded “a bung” and “shabby” by opposing parties. The Northern Irish party’s 10 MPs will support the Conservatives in key Commons votes in areas such as the Queen’s Speech, Budget and Brexit. Labour warned it would undermine trust in the UK government over Northern ...

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Jaye Jacobs talks about her Holby City return and why Donna gets on the wrong side of Fletch

Donna is returning to the wards of Holby after six years away (Picture: BBC) The flirty, feisty whirlwind that is Nurse Donna Jackson is set to make quite the return to Holby City. Since she left the wards in 2011, Donna has married a footballer and got a new flashy lifestyle. But of course not everything is as it seems ...

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Lee Rigby's mother bemoans lack of Ministry of Defence support

Media playback is unsupported on your device The mother of murdered soldier Lee Rigby has said the Ministry of Defence failed to support her family. Lyn Rigby told the Victoria Derbyshire programme only her son’s next of kin – his partner – received help, and “the main charities didn’t want to know”. She said the recent attacks in London and ...

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Stormont talks: Simon Coveney warns time 'running out'

The Irish foreign minister has warned that the Northern Ireland parties must be close to an agreement by Tuesday night in their talks to restore power-sharing. The parties were holding further talks at Stormont on Monday evening. They have until Thursday to reach an agreement. Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said that time was running out and both the DUP ...

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More than 1,700 patients at risk over NHS mail blunder

At least 1,700 patients may have been harmed by an administrative blunder that saw thousands of patient records in NHS England put into storage. Officials said the number was likely to rise, as a third of the 700,000 cases identified had yet to be reviewed. Cancer test results, child protection notes and medication advice were among the notes that went ...

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Queen to receive £6m pay increase from public funds

The Queen is to receive an 8% increase in her income from public funds, after the Crown Estate posted a £24m rise in profits. The Sovereign Grant, which pays for the salaries of her household, official travel and upkeep of palaces, is to be £82.2m in 2018/19 – up more than £6m. The grant is based on the profits of ...

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Cost of flights for Prince Charles's tour of Europe top £150,000

A ministerial jet converted from an RAF plane to help save money on official trips may have cost more than £150,000 to fly the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall on their European tour. Under David Cameron, an RAF A330 Voyager refuelling aircraft was refitted at a cost of £10 million for its new role. It is designed to ...

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