US election 2016: Ben Carson pulls ahead of Donald Trump in national poll

Ben Carson has placed first in a recent national Republican presidential primary poll, pushing Donald Trump into second place for the first time since June. Carson, a retired neurosurgeon, received 26 percent of the support in the New York Times/ CBS News poll released on Tuesday (27 October) morning. Oct 27, 2015

Boris Johnson takes a fall in a tug of war contest to launch Poppy Day

Mayor of London Boris Johnson launched London Poppy Day outside City Hall on Tuesday (27 October) by taking part in a tug-of-war with members of the armed services. Johnson took part in the competition with members of the Royal Navy, the Army and the Royal Air Force at the launch on Potters Field. Oct 27, 2015