The Daily Mail reports on what it calls a "revolt" among Tory MPs over plans to allow gay marriage. 118 Conservatives out of 303 have written to constituents indicating their "unease" at the plans. Full story >>
If you defy someone or something that is trying to make you behave in a particular way, you refuse to obey them and behave in that way. • Striking South African farmworkers defied a government call to return to work yesterday and demanded action against police.