Image copyright Google Image caption About 700 pupils attend Downshall primary school in Ilford A cash-strapped school in east London has asked Children in Need for help to continue funding support for its most vulnerable pupils. Downshall Primary School in Ilford says it will have to cut its pastoral care team unless it gets a…

Lo Celso scored 16 goals for Real Betis last season Tottenham have made a bid of about 60m euros (£53m) for Real Betis midfielder Giovani Lo Celso. But Lo Celso has a 100m euro (£88m) release clause and it is understood Betis want to sell him for a fee closer to that amount. Spurs will…

Image copyright PA Boris Johnson has said he will run for the Conservative Party leadership after Theresa May stands down. Asked at a business event in Manchester if he would be a candidate, the former foreign secretary replied: “Of course I’m going to go for it.” Mrs May has said she will resign once the…

A couple from West Yorkshire are making an ambitious bid to break the Guinness World Record for fastest marathon run while handcuffed together. Rebecca and Nuno César de Sá, from Burley in Wharfedale, are in training for the London Marathon and are hoping to beat the current record of four hours. Video journalist: Tom Airey…