Government cannot protect the public on the cheap, says Corbyn

Mr Corbyn, a long-standing advocate of nuclear disarmament, struggled and was accused of "dodging the question" by veteran host David Dimbleby as he refused to say what he would do if Britain was threatened with a nuclear strike. Sir Michael said: "You can be sure your tax will go up if you're a higher-rate taxpayer if you stay at home on Thursday". But he defended Labour's plans to ask for a total of £48 billion in additional taxes, to be paid by big business and the top 5% of earners.

Despite US withdrawal from Paris Agreement, climate pact to prevail

Similar to Pruitt's comments on "This Week", at the White House press briefing Friday - the day after Trump announced that the US was withdrawing from the Paris Accord - both the EPA chief and White House press secretary Sean Spicer declined to say whether Trump still believes climate change is a hoax.

Tight security and tears as Manchester benefit concert kicks off

Singer Robbie Williams then took to the stage to lead the audience in a rousing rendition of his Manchester tribute song, "Strong". The concert took place despite - in spite of, actually - a terror attack in London on Saturday night that killed seven.

United States will meet its Paris commitments

Scott Pruitt , head of the Environmental Protection Agency , on Sunday defended the USA exit from the Paris climate accord , saying it will benefit the country and create more jobs. "Our discussion, George, has been about the agreement, the efficacy of the agreement", Pruitt replied. "Do you believe climate change is a hoax still?" a reporter asked Trump on Wednesday.