Rival managers and politicians have praised Marcus Rashford after he forced a UK government U-turn on  the children’s food voucher scheme. Photograph: Getty Images

Marcus Rashford has vowed to “keep taking steps forward” after his campaign to extend the children’s food voucher scheme into the summer holidays led (...)

Marcus Rashford: stepped up his campaign to pressure the UK government into feeding hungry children during the school holidays. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Boris Johnson has bowed to public pressure led by a 22-year-old footballer by agreeing to give free school meal vouchers to children from low-income h(...)

  Rishi Sunak: “There still will be restrictions on how people can shop, which will have an impact on how much they spend and how many people go out.”  Photograph: PRU/AFP via Getty Images

Britain abandoned testing and contact tracing in the community last March because of a lack of capacity, one of the government’s top scientific advise(...)

Amber Rudd leaving in Whitehall in London on September 2. Photograph:  Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty

Amber Rudd said she sensationally quit the British cabinet and the Conservative party on Saturday night because there was not enough evidence of attem(...)

A resident rushes to remove items from a house after being evacuated from the town below Toddbrook reservoir. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

Evacuated residents of a Derbyshire town in England have been allowed briefly back to their homes as emergency services continue efforts to prevent a (...)

Marks & Spencer in Huddersfield, Yorkshire: over 1,000 jobs   are at risk as the retailer announced its latest round of store closures as part of a drastic transformation plan. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

For more than 100 years, there’s been a Marks & Spencer in Hull city centre, one of the high street retailer’s oldest locations. Soon, however, l(...)