THERESA MAY WOOS LABOUR VOTERS WITH PLEDGES ON WORKERS' RIGHTS
Theresa May is promising a new deal for workers in her latest push to win over Labour voters.
The Prime Minister will offer a package of extra rights and promise further increases in the national living wage if she is returned to Downing Street.
Meanwhile Jeremy Corbyn will promise an extra £37 billion for the NHS and Tim Farron will vow to boost public sector pay as they each address the Royal College of Nursing's conference in Liverpool.
WARNING OF MORE CYBER ATTACK CASES AS PEOPLE RETURN TO WORK AFTER WEEKEND
The full scale of the international cyber attack that continues to disrupt the NHS may only become apparent when people return to work on Monday, experts have warned.
More than 200,000 victims in around 150 countries have been infected by the ransomware which originated in the UK and Spain on Friday before spreading globally.
Ciaran Martin, chief executive of the National Cyber Security Centre, said the outbreak could continue to infect more systems and other victims may emerge.
NEW LONG-RANGE MISSILE CAN CARRY HEAVY NUCLEAR WARHEAD, NORTH KOREA SAYS
North Korea has said the missile it launched over the weekend was a new type of long-range ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead.
Pyongyang's propaganda must be considered with caution, but if confirmed, the claim marks another big step forward in the country's escalating efforts to field a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the US mainland.
Outside experts do not believe the North can do that yet, but each new test pushes the country closer to the goal.
PAY RISES OF JUST 1% COULD LEAD TO 'FALL IN LIVING STANDARDS' - STUDY
Firms expect pay rises to be pegged at 1% in the coming year, leading to a fall in living standards for a "significant" number of workers, a study shows.
A survey of 1,000 employers suggested the economy is about to be hit by a fall in basic pay awards and real wages.
Research by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development found that employers' median basic pay expectations over the next year have fallen to 1%, compared with forecasts three months ago of 1.5%.
SNP REMAINS 'FULL OF AMBITION' AS IT MARKS 10 YEARS IN POWER
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she is still "absolutely full of ambition" for what the SNP can do in government, as her party prepares to celebrate a decade in power in Scotland.
While she said the party has a strong record in office, she conceded there are still "big challenges" for education in Scotland.
The party will mark 10 years in government in Scotland on Tuesday - exactly a week after figures were published showing less than half (49%) of Scotland's 13 and 14-year-olds are performing well in writing.
HAPPY VALLEY REIGNS AT THE BAFTA AWARDS AS THE CROWN MISSES OUT
Happy Valley has triumphed over The Crown at the Bafta TV awards, as the royal drama left empty handed despite racking up the most nominations with five nods.
The police drama starring Sarah Lancashire snatched the best drama series prize from the big budget Netflix production, while Lancashire took the leading actress prize over The Crown's star Claire Foy.
Addressing the tearful actress, who played a young Queen Elizabeth II in the series, Lancashire said: "Claire Foy, you have given me the best 10 hours under a duvet that I have ever had, thank you."
ROBOTS TAKING JOBS FROM TRANSLATOR TO TRAVEL AGENT - AND WRITERS COULD BE NEXT
Robots are taking over an increasing numbers of jobs, with automation replacing posts such as pharmacy assistants, travel agents and translators, a study reveals.
Two-thirds of the fastest-declining jobs are linked to increased automation and technological advances, said jobs site Adzuna.
Illustrators and writers also feature in a list of declining occupations caused by automation.
ABOLITION OF SATS AMONG GREEN PLEDGES TO REFORM SCHOOL SYSTEM
The Green Party will pledge to abolish "pointless, pressured" SATs and scrap academies as part of radical plans to shake up the education system.
Freeing teachers and children from national tests will be at the heart of the party's education policy, which promises to put the "enjoyment, creativity and inspiration" back into schools.
Launching the plans on the Isle of Wight, education spokeswoman Vix Lowthion will also promise a £7 billion cash boost for education to fill the funding gap created by cuts.
BREAKDOWNS LINKED TO POTHOLES UP 63% FROM JANUARY TO MARCH ON SAME TIME IN 2016
Pothole-related breakdowns surged in the first three months of 2017, new figures show.
The RAC said the condition of local roads is on a knife-edge and one season of cold and wet weather could make it worse than ever.
It dealt with more than 6,500 breakdowns between January and March likely to be attributable to poor road surfaces, up 63% on the same period last year.
TRIBUTES TO DEADWOOD ACTOR POWERS BOOTHE FOLLOWING HIS DEATH AGED 68
Stars have been paying tribute to veteran Hollywood character actor Powers Boothe who has died aged 68.
He was best known for playing villains in the hit television show Deadwood, and in successful films such as Tombstone, Sin City and The Avengers.
Boothe's publicist said he died of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles on Sunday.