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Diane Abbott struggles again on police funding

Diane Abbott has struggled once again when questioned about police funding.

The Labour MP gave a muddled response when asked by ITV News about how the party would fund its policing plans.

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Ms Abbott previously mixed up her numbers when asked about the policy, suggesting it would only cost £30 per police officer.

She later explained she had been suffering from diabetes.

Ms Abbott was speaking on Thursday following the biggest rise in crime in England and Wales for 10 years.

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Jeremy Corbyn appears as a surprise winner in election

Jeremy Corbyn may not have gained the most seats but he came out looking like a surprising victor in this election.

He emerged from his house to a round a cheers this morning and the knowledge that he has turned politics upside down.

While Theresa May is facing questions over her leadership, Mr Corbyn is looking much more secure in his position.

Everyone wanted a moment by his side, including members of his own team who were recently deserting him.

I and everybody else underestimated Jeremy Corbyn, and his ability to win seats.

He had proved us all wrong and I'm really glad that he has.

– Lucy Powell, former Shadow Education Secretary

Right now, the man who lost looks nothing like a loser.

Labour blasts May as 'arrogant and deluded' after speech

Stella Creasy led criticism of PM's speech Credit: PA

Labour MPs were quick to criticise the Prime Minister after she announced the DUP would be supporting her in government.

Steve McCabe said Theresa May has "no moral right" to be leader, while Stella Creasy joked that the PM's speech was "written pre the actual result".

Meanwhile, Ian Mearns accused Mrs May of 'living in a parallel universe".

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