Leading Conservative Eurosceptics have formed a new lobby group to push for a hard Brexit, including leaving the European single market and ending free movement.
The Tories could be in power for a quarter of a century without viable opposition, the Liberal Democrat leader, Tim Farron, has said. But he stopped short of saying the party would not field candidates in some seats to allow other non-Conservatives a “free run”.
Owen Smith has said Jeremy Corbyn’s plan for Labour members to elect at least a third of the shadow cabinet would deepen divisions in the party.
Labour’s turbulent summer, which kicked off with a riot of resignations in the aftermath of the Brexit vote, will come to a formal close in Liverpool this Saturday, when the result of Owen Smith’s challenge to Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership is announced. But even if Smith is soundly beaten, few expect peace to break out, after a bruising contest that has exposed the fault lines between the warring sides in the Labour movement. Here, we ask what might happen next.
Liberal Democrat activists won the party a crucial local byelection victory because Momentum campaigners were in the pub canvassing for Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour leadership contest instead, the Lib Dem leader Tim Farron has suggested.
Four central European countries are prepared to veto any Brexit deal agreed between the UK and the European Union that restricts their citizens’ rights to live and work in Britain, the prime minister of Slovakia has said.
Nick Clegg holds out hope that the Liberal Democrats could play a role in a progressive cross-party government within a few years as he predicts that chaotic Brexit negotiations will gradually destroy support for Theresa May’s government.
Theresa May arrived in Downing Street from the Home Office in July with a reputation for being risk averse. The party she leads as prime minister has a wafer-thin working majority in the House of Commons of 17.
Nigel Farage has said he plans to stay in frontline politics after stepping down as Ukip leader, even though his former deputy urged him not to try to “back-seat drive” the party.
The Liberal Democrats are poised to become the first major political party to back a dedicated new tax to help rescue the NHS from its deep financial problems.
David Cameron has mocked Nigel Farage for pronouncing his name in a “poncey, foreign-sounding” manner rather than an “English” way.
Jeremy Corbyn has responded to the 44 female Labour MPs who warned about “escalating abuse and hostility” by pledging to designate a member of staff to deal specifically with a spate of harassment and intimidation, the Guardian can reveal.
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.
Some debates are marked toxic from the start.
Will Theresa May try to call an early general election? With Labour in such obvious disarray and her own Commons majority consisting of just 12 possibly disloyal MPs, the temptation must be obvious.
The Labour conference will not vote on whether to introduce mandatory reselection of local MPs, after the motion was rejected by a party committee.
Harriet Harman is to launch a blistering attack on Theresa May, claiming that while she may be Britain’s second female prime minister, “she’s no sister” when it comes to women’s rights.
The shadow foreign secretary, Emily Thornberry, has accused a Sky News presenter of sexism after she failed to name the French foreign minister and the South Korean president following repeated questions.
Donald Trump blasts House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republicans who he claimed had been "disloyal" to him.
The new poll follows the second presidential debate and the leak of Trump's widely condemned 2005 remarks about women.
The government has been accused of trying to avoid scrutiny of its Brexit strategy by creating a parliamentary committee that is too big to do its job properly.