Rolling coverage of all the day’s political developments as they happen, including David Cameron’s speech on tax 5.59pm GMT I am as counsel to the inquiry in a position to express an opinion on whether the current arrangements continue to be tenable, and I don’t think they do. It may be that in some areas Mrs Evans finds it difficult to distinguish between an accurate statement and an inaccurate one ... Her conduct has been a massive distraction and has caused a great deal of damage in the final stages of this interim inquiry ... Such breaches of [...]
Monitoring group says YPG forces proceeding carefully in eastern outskirts where Isis planted mines before fleeing Kurdish activists claimed full control of the Syrian town of Kobani on Monday, taking it back from Islamic State (Isis) militants after four months of fighting. The monitoring group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Syrian Kurdish YPG forces had retaken the town, close to the Turkish border, but were still proceeding carefully in the eastern outskirts where Isis had planted mines before fleeing.