Explainers

The gentleman sparked a huge backlash after claiming his £80,000 salary didn't make him a high earner.
Labour says the National Health Service is under threat but the Tories insist it's not for sale. Here's what really going on.
Hillary Clinton says the public “deserve to know” what’s in the dossier on possible Russian influence on British democracy.
Who is to blame for three million OAPs missing out on a free TV licence?
Schools have been closed, flights cancelled, and residents urged to stay inside as the city becomes a "gas chamber".
It's been a busy morning for the second referendum crowd.
Will the prime minister get his snap general election? Or will he have to busy himself with the cabinet secret Santa ballot instead?
How everything – from holidays, food shopping and citizens’ rights – could change if MPs back the PM’s deal with the EU.
Protests are planned across the UK over the bank holiday weekend and into September, with thousands expected to gather in major cities.