Live updates


  1. Daniel Hewitt

Labour donor says party WILL split if Corbyn wins and pledges to fund a breakaway group

One of Yorkshire's richest men and one of the Labour Party's biggest individual donors has said he will fund a breakaway party in Jeremy Corbyn is re-elected.

Dr Assem Allam, who owns Hull City Football Club, has long been a critic of Mr Corbyn's leadership, describing him as unelectable.

Now he's told our Political Correspondent Daniel Hewitt it is inevitable Labour will split, and has revealed he's been in contact with senior party figures about forming a new party.

Third deadline day signing for Scunthorpe

Scunthorpe United have signed Lincoln City striker Jonathon Margetts for an undisclosed fee.

The 22-year-old pens a two-year deal with the club and becomes our third addition of transfer deadline day, joining loan acquisitions Harry Toffolo (from Norwich) and Richie Smallwood (from Rotherham).

Margetts has been handed the No 21 shirt.


Tykes complete loan capture of Celtic winger Saidy Janko

Barnsley have completed the loan signing of Celtic winger Saidy Janko.

The Switzerland Under 21 international right winger, who can also play at right back, will remain at Oakwell until the end of the 2016/17 season.

The 20-year-old has featured for Celtic in the Champions League and Europa League.

Hull City sign striker Mbokani

Hull City have signed former Norwich City striker Diemerci Mbokani from Dynamo Kiev on a season-long loan deal.

The Congolese frontman scored 7 goals in 29 appearances for the the relegated Canaries last season.

Load more updates