A 62-year-old who dressed up as a black and white minstrel during a work party has appeared in court to appeal against a conviction for causing racially aggravated harassment, alarm or distress.
Payments of up to £100,000 are being offered to council workers in a long-running equal pay row.
Two boys have died following an incident in Sheffield which has left four other children in hospital.
Real Madrid have rejected claims by Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino that the north London club were denied permission to stay at their training ground ahead of the Champions League final.
Theresa May’s resignation speech has fired the starting gun on the official Tory leadership race, by setting a departure date of June 7.
British politics is entering a phase that could be “very dangerous” for Ireland, the Taoiseach has warned.
David Cameron has voiced sympathy for Theresa May over her “painful” decision to stand down as Prime Minister.