The party’s over for UKIP: Mirror Politics morning briefing

The slow, lingering death of UKIP is grimly fascinating to watch. We should really be treating the spectacle in the same way we now view a Victorian freak show: a curiosity that belongs to another era. UKIP have always attracted more coverage than they deserve and now they should be

NHS 111 helpline could be answered by robots within two years

NHS 111 helpline calls could be answered by robots within two years, it's reported. A leaked report says smartphones could become "the primary method for accessing health services" with almost 16 million inquiries handled by algorithms in 2020. The draft document, dated last month, says that a quarter of all

Our wasted billions on failed Carillions, says John Prescott

The collapse of Carillion shows how the private ­sector has failed Britain, ripped off the taxpayer and betrayed the workers. Once again a major failure of Britain’s construction industry, banks and Government threatens the provision of public services and thousands of jobs because of the insatiable greed of big