Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn linked the Grenfell Tower fire to the Conservative government’s spending cuts. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

It was the first prime minister’s questions since the UK election and the Conservative benches were primed to welcome Theresa May with cheering that w(...)

Rape rule: the UK policy limits tax credits to two children but provides an exemption for subsequent children conceived by rape. Photograph: Cultura/Getty

The launch of the UK government’s “rape rule” for child tax credits has been plunged into uncertainty, with experts warning that women in Northern Ire(...)