In the headlines
Met Police chief Mark Rowley has rejected calls to ban a pro-Palestine march in London on Armistice Day, saying there is insufficient evidence that the demonstration would risk “serious public disorder”. Labour frontbencher Imran Hussain has resigned over Keir Starmer’s refusal to support a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. Reaction in Westminster to the King’s Speech yesterday ranges from “kind of muted to quietly scathing”, says Politico. The Daily Mail describes many of the proposals – such as a crackdown on London’s rickshaws – as “either insubstantial, trivial or narrowly technocratic”. The Euclid telescope, which is aiming to create the largest cosmic 3D map ever made, has beamed back its first images. They include the Horsehead Nebula; a spiral galaxy; and the Perseus Cluster, a gathering of over 100,000 galaxies in one frame.