Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has used a piece in the Observer to call for another referendum on EU membership. The paper itself also argues the public should be given the chance to vote on the final deal. It says a lack of consensus on the best way out of the EU since the referendum in 2016 has left the country in “a dangerous political vacuum”.
The leader of the Scottish Conservatives Ruth Davidson has ruled out ever running for the leadership of the UK party. In an interview with the Sunday Times, she reveals her teenage years were plagued by self-harm, suicidal thoughts and bouts of depression. She says she values her mental health, and her relationship, too highly to seek the role of prime minister.
The 39-year-old, who is pregnant with her first child, adds that it is offensive to her that people think she would have a child in Edinburgh and immediately move to London and leave it behind.
Parts of the US state of North Carolina are facing walls of water, and the aftermath of Hurricane Florence could see “historic” flooding. The Mail on Sunday says as 18 trillion gallons of rainfall will have been dumped on the state and neighbouring South Carolina by the time the storm passes.
Among what the paper says are “mindboggling and bizarre” items on display are gifts from Joseph Stalin, Colonel Gaddafi, Fidel Castro, Robert Mugabe and Vladimir Putin. There is also a Wigan Warriors rugby shirt sent by the UK arm of the Friends of North Korea.