Live updates

"This is the best chance we will get to change the fortunes of the North" - Andy Burnham on 100 days as Mayor

Public safety will be put at risk unless cuts to frontline policing are reversed.

That is the message from Andy Burnham, as he marks 100 days since becoming the first Mayor of Greater Manchester.

Since taking office, the former Labour MP has pledged 15% of his 115 thousand pound a year salary to end rough sleeping by 2020, and led the region's response to the Manchester Arena terror attack.

He told our Political Correspondent Daniel Hewitt, that devolution is already giving the north a louder voice on the national stage:



Corbyn calls for May to resign

The people of Britain have voted for "hope" and rejected austerity, Jeremy Corbyn said as he called for Theresa May to quit as Prime Minister.

In his acceptance speech after being re-elected in Islington North with an exit poll pointing to a hung parliament, the Labour leader said it was time for a government that is "truly representative of all of the people of this country".

He said the UK could be a "different and fundamentally better place" as he claimed Labour's campaign had changed politics in the country.

  • General Election 2017 so far:
Load more updates