Conservative backbencher Zac Goldsmith

Zac Goldsmith: Tory London Mayoral candidate filmed saying EU bureaucracy will 'never willingly shrink'

Goldsmith told the Bruges Group that EU laws were over-dominant in UK commerce and continued to 'pour in like confetti'

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Heatwave to cause train delays as tracks buckle – find out if your journey will be affected

Temperatures will reach 30C today and 35C tomorrow in what will be the hottest recorded weather in the UK in nine years.

Nicky Morgan wants to 'sweep away bureaucratic and legal loopholes' to pave the way for more academies to take over failing schools

Teachers and parents criticise Nicky Morgan's crackdown on 'coasting schools'

Education secretary accused of 'muddled' definition as she seeks to shake up 'complacent' schools

Cancelled plans for a safe roundabout ‘could have prevented’ cyclist’s death, says politician

Darren Johnson says the Mayor is more concerned with 'keeping traffic speeds up than keeping cyclists safe'

Tunisia tribute

Tunisia hotel shooting: British death toll reaches 28 as Leeds couple Christopher and Sharon Bell named among victims

The government has warned that the death toll could reach 30

EU to scrap roaming charges in 2017, force networks to uphold net neutrality

From April 2016, networks will be restricted to maximum charges — and then from 2017 extra fees will be banned entirely

Amazon Prime Now comes to London, giving one hour delivery in capital

Site has been trialling the almost-instant delivery service in the US, and it is leaving for the first time

A man cools himself down. Hot summers are expected to become the norm by 2040

UK weather: travel disruptions and health fears as temperatures soar to highest in a decade this week

35C forecast for Wednesday - the hottest since 2006 - leading to likely spike in deaths and buckling railways

Cyclists stage another mass 'die-in' protest at Bank in continuing battle to raise awareness of cycling safety in London

Mayor must 'close this murderous junction and spend 10 per cent of the transport budget on cyclist safety', says campaigner

Protesters celebrate victory in Lancashire

Lancashire councillors' decision to reject fracking 'a serious setback for shale gas in UK'

The decision by local councillors to reject the plans defies clear advice from their legal and planning advisors to wave them through

Edward Carpenter, founding father of gay rights in Britain, centre, and friends at Millthorpe in Derbyshire

Pride of Place: Historians map out untold LGBT histories of locations throughout UK

The project has launched an interactive map of 200 locations and are calling on the public to help further map the heritage of the LGBT community

Andy Burnham: 'It is my intention to have a separate ‘Labour Yes’ campaign'

Andy Burnham: Upfront fees for workers who go to employment tribunals should be scrapped

The fees of up to £1,200 were introduced in 2013 after business complained about frivolous claims

The Home Secretary Theresa May pays her respects with her counterparts, France’s Bernard Cazeneuve, left, Germany’s Thomas de Maiziere, second left, and Tunisia’s Najem Gharsalli, in Sousse

Tunisia attack: 'Paralysed' police let gunman run amok for half an hour, says witness

Theresa May pledges 'united' front against terrorists as rumours swirl about the Sousse massacre

An ‘Alice in Wonderland’ garden at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show in Surrey

Soil erosion a major threat to Britain's food supply, says Government advisory group

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) report says the UK will be in danger of producing less food in the coming decades

Police pulled the writer over suspecting he was driving drunk

Drunk driver praises police in 'heartwarming' letter to the Met commissioner

The anonymous driver was pulled over in east London and thanked the police who arrested him for being so respectful

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