Police defend a "ludicrous" decision to offer knives with blunt tips to domestic violence victims.

Blunt knife injuries are harder to treat than sharp ones. Ask a surgeon.

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Households with one over-75 who gets pension credit will continue to receive a free TV licence.

It's high time the BBC lost its charter and became a subscription service. Forcing people to buy a license for propaganda is immoral.

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The Tory leadership hopeful says he would use money set aside for a no-deal Brexit to cut taxes for people earning more than £50,000.

Currently 'high' earners are disproportionately penalised. Flat rate tax would be a greater incentive to increase earnings.

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The Tory leadership hopeful says he is "not wedded" to 31 October, but any further delay would be short.

Yep, where Gove is concerned everything is slippery.

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Get your hands out of your pockets and explain why women have to use a different door to the mosque.

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Got a xenophobic problem trading with the US, Vince?

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The quote was made up by the "Fake News Media", he tweets - despite a recording of the interview.

For heaven's sake BBC he was saying he didn't realise she was nasty about him. Why are you like this?

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Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "identity".

Is 'identity' what you are or what you achieve?

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One band booked to perform at this year's festival have a song called "Kill Tory Scum".

Oh so it's "satirical discourse" when you do it? (#HonkHonk etc).

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British festivals aim to reach a 50/50 gender split by 2022 - but it's already been managed in Europe.

Come on, don't stop there, bigots. Surely we want the full range of intersectional categories represented. It's only fair and would certainly be more entertaining once the onstage infighting started.

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