The Guardian (UK)

Play is essential, but it takes work for children to succeed in the real world | Tom Bennett

It’s not a bad idea for Cambridge to have a professor of play, but learning is taxing and requires a teacher’s skills – The Guardian (UK)

May 28th, 2017 General, The Guardian (UK)

Pollsters puzzle over Labour surge – and volatile electorate could keep them guessing

The election was supposed to be a coronation of Theresa May. Will it still be? After the pundits were criticised for getting it wrong in 2015, many are bewildered by figures showing Labour has closed the gap to within five points – The Guardian (UK)

May 28th, 2017 General, The Guardian (UK)

Amber Rudd to represent Tories in BBC general election debate

Home secretary to take part in programme with party leaders after Theresa May refuses to face cameras – The Guardian (UK)

May 28th, 2017 General, The Guardian (UK)

British Airways cancels all flights from Gatwick and Heathrow due to IT failure

Hundreds of flights at the two airports have been affected, with more around the world suffering major delays – The Guardian (UK)

May 28th, 2017 General, The Guardian (UK)

The Libya fallout shows how Theresa May has failed on terror | Paul Mason

As home secretary she didn’t see the threat from anti-Gaddafi rebels. And as prime minister, from police cuts to article 50, she’s still making the wrong calls – The Guardian (UK)

May 27th, 2017 General, The Guardian (UK)

Manchester attack: Eilidh MacLeod’s family pay tribute to beautiful daughter

Roddy and Marion MacLeod speak of girl whose ‘love of music was unsurpassed’, as they extended condolences and support to those affected – The Guardian (UK)

May 27th, 2017 General, The Guardian (UK)

Even in this age of mass literacy, we need writing lessons more than ever | Ian Jack

Writing is not the passport to riches promised to would-be journalists of the past, and nor is it an exact science. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be learned – The Guardian (UK)

May 27th, 2017 General, The Guardian (UK)

More tofu? Supermarkets flesh out their vegan credentials as clean eating grows

Stores are racing to stock more lines of non-dairy, meat-free food as clean-eating trend boosts numbers of UK flexitarians, vegetarians and vegans – The Guardian (UK)

May 27th, 2017 General, The Guardian (UK)

Sandbanks and Salcombe top UK seaside property league

Towns in Dorset and Devon may boast highest prices but its coastal homes near London and Aberdeen that have seen biggest rises since 2007 – The Guardian (UK)

May 27th, 2017 General, The Guardian (UK)

Manchester attack: Police make 12th and 13th arrests in bombing investigation – as it happened

Latest updates as police arrest man in Moss Side overnight, taking total in custody to eight – The Guardian (UK)

May 27th, 2017 General, The Guardian (UK)

Tory social care plans fail to tackle basic funding challenge, IFS says

Institute for Fiscal Studies warns of less generous system, as Labour says ‘savage attack’ on pensioners could sway election – The Guardian (UK)

May 20th, 2017 General, The Guardian (UK)

Jamie Oliver condemns Theresa May for scrapping free lunches

Prime minister ‘will regret’ move to slash number of primary school children eligible for free meals, says chef – The Guardian (UK)

May 20th, 2017 General, The Guardian (UK)

Martin Rowson on Brexit and Tory plans for social care – cartoon

More elderly people will have to pay for their own social care in the home and lose universal benefits under a new Conservative policy – The Guardian (UK)

May 20th, 2017 General, The Guardian (UK)

Mother of champion cyclist Becky James injured in cycle crash

Christine James was hit sideways at speed while cycling near her home in Abergavenny, south Wales – The Guardian (UK)

May 20th, 2017 General, The Guardian (UK)