Ted Cruz has beaten Donald Trump for Republican candidacy in the crucial Iowa caucus last night - but the battle between Democrat candidates Hillary Clinton has come up surprisingly close.
David Cameron has been told that he will need to launch a diplomatic offensive in eastern Europe over the next two weeks to win Poland and its allies over to his plan to restrict benefit payments to EU migrants.
The Scottish government is coming under greater pressure to use Scotland’s new income tax powers after Labour proposed a 1p increase and combined with a system to give a rebate for low earners.
Downing Street has hit back at anti-EU campaigners who have described David Cameron’s negotiations as a joke, with No 10 saying the prime minister was working to achieve “significant, far-reaching reforms”.
In his negotiations over Britain’s future in the EU, David Cameron is trying to give the impression he is on a roll that will allow him to bounce a hesitant and cautious electorate into voting yes to Europe as early as 23 June.
Labour may need a swing in England larger than it managed in 1997 to win a bare overall majority at the next election, with its challenge made steeper because of the government’s boundary changes, according to a new analysis.
Labour’s John McDonnell has challenged George Osborne to be “open and transparent” about his personal income, as the shadow chancellor published his tax return.
An estimated 800,000 people have dropped off the electoral register since the government introduced changes to the system, with students in university towns at highest risk of being disenfranchised, the Guardian has learned.
David Cameron has been accused by the shadow foreign secretary of a leadership failure in Europe as the prime minister prepares to hold a crucial meeting to finalise the renegotiation of Britain’s EU membership terms.
Leading Tories are demanding change to government education policy and an easing of cuts, amid predictions that councils in Conservative-run heartlands will soon be unable to provide school places for all the children in their areas.
Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell are to speak at a Momentum conference that will run at the same time as Labour’s official party conference in Liverpool, although organisers deny it is intended to be a rival event.
Gisela Stuart, the Labour MP who co-chaired the campaign to leave the EU, has been accused of hypocrisy after she called on politicians “to be humane” and guarantee the rights of 3.5 million European citizens living in the UK.