16th May 2015
UKIP MEP David Coburn just compared Nigel Farage to Winston Churchill 26
4:59 PM — A likeness Nigel Farage might appreciate, he has been compared to World War II Prime Minister by UKIP MEP David Coburn.
With one month to go trans model leads in Men’s Health cover shoot competition 2
4:42 PM — Trans bodybuilder and model Aydian Ethan Dowling is now leading in a competition to win a cover spread for Men’s Health magazine.
Church of Scotland gives final approval to gay ministers 17
3:59 PM — The Church of Scotland has approved to allow gay ministers in the Kirk.
Lawsuit against airline for dildo taped to outside of bag goes back to court 9
2:47 PM — A lawsuit brought by a gay couple against an airline who allege that baggage staff removed a dildo from their bag and taped it to the outside, has gone back to court.
Church of Scotland expected to allow gay ministers 1
2:19 PM — The Church of Scotland will today debate and vote on whether or not to allow gay ministers in the Kirk.
Former wrestler may face 60-year jail sentence for ‘recklessly’ transmitting HIV 6
12:03 PM — A former college wrestling champ has been sentenced to 60 years in prison after being found guilty for recklessly transmitting HIV.
UKIP MP: Farage’s comments about HIV-positive migrants were ‘ill advised’ 15
11:34 AM — UKIP's only MP Douglas Carswell has described the use of HIV positive migrants to "highlight the problem of health tourism" by party leader Nigel Farage as "ill advised".
Prison officer jailed for selling ‘gossip’ to tabloids about George Michael 4
9:21 AM — A former prison officer who sold "salacious gossip" about inmates including George Michael has been jailed for 10 months.
14th May 2015
Andy Burnham announces Labour leadership bid 4
10:12 AM — After a few days of silence, Andy Burnham has announced his bid to become Labour leader.
Tim Farron confirms Lib Dem leadership bid 10
9:13 AM — Tim Farron has announced his bid to become leader of the Liberal Democrats.
Yvette Cooper confirms Labour leadership bid
8:50 AM — Labour's shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper has announced a bid to become party leader.
13th May 2015
David Cameron appoints first lesbian to a Conservative Government 9
11:40 PM — The Prime Minister has promoted the first out lesbian MP to his Government as an Assistant Government Whip.
Did Peter Tatchell just say he wants more UKIP MPs? 86
3:54 PM — Despite saying he "loathes" the UK Independence Party (UKIP), human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has said it is a "national disgrace" that the party only has one MP after last week's general election.
Police investigate allegations of electoral fraud in South Thanet 9
3:21 PM — Police are looking into allegations of electoral fraud in South Thanet, the Parliamentary seat UKIP leader Nigel Farage failed to gain last Friday.
Elton John reveals plans for new Billy Elliott the Musical film 3
1:00 PM — Sir Elton John has revealed plans to make a film out of his stage show Billy Elliott the Musical.
Irish PM: Same-sex marriage will pass but it will be closer than people think 5
11:37 AM — The Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he thinks same-sex marriage will pass at the referendum later this month, but that it may be closer than previously anticipated.
Norman Lamb announces bid for Lib Dem leadership 10
10:54 AM — Former Lib Dem health minister Norman Lamb has officially announced his bid to lead the party.
Cate Blanchett says she has had ‘many’ relationships with women 2
9:16 AM — Oscar winning actress Cate Blanchett says she has had 'many' relationships with women.
Gambian President threatens to ‘slit the throats’ of gay people 46
8:25 AM — The President of Gambia has threatened to slit the throats of any gay people in his country.
12th May 2015
Lord Cashman ‘deeply concerned’ that Tory equalities minister voted against gay marriage 9
5:16 PM — Labour's LGBT rights envoy Lord Cashman has said he is "deeply concerned" at the appointment of a Tory MP who voted against same-sex marriage as Minister for Equalities.