Downing Street has slapped down Boris Johnson’s call for David Cameron to demand the ability for Britain to reject and overturn EU legislation.
Jeremy Corbyn comes from a strand of the left that sees gender equality as “a bit of a distraction”, Labour’s former acting leader Harriet Harman has said.
Jeremy Corbyn has said he is not happy with police or military being ordered to “shoot to kill” on British streets, a measure which Downing Street has approved in the event of Paris-style terror attacks in the UK.
A series of Labour MPs raised concerns about the party’s approach to Syria and the threat of Islamist fundamentalists at a tense meeting of the parliamentary Labour party.
At least half of the UK’s £12bn aid budget will be spent on supporting fragile and failing states, David Cameron has said ahead of the spending review in a major foreign policy speech at the lord mayor’s banquet.
David Cameron has said seven Islamic State plots against the UK have been foiled in the last year, one more than the head of MI5, Andrew Parker, stated only a month ago.
The Labour party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has called for a political settlement to end Syria’s bitter five-year conflict that has fuelled the rise of Islamic State.
Labour remains opposed to the UK taking part in airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria, but might support wider international military action without the need for UN approval, the shadow justice secretary, has said.
Losing Scotland’s referendum on independence left Nicola Sturgeon in “floods of tears”, the Scottish first minister has said.
You could not make it up.
Ukip’s most high-profile donor, Arron Banks, has given further hints that he may start a new political party, inspired by Italy’s populist Five Star Movement, which recently won several significant electoral victories.
UK officials have been trying to reach an outline agreement with European leaders on the sequence of Brexit talks, including a discussion about whether the terms of Britain leaving the EU can be negotiated at the same time as talks about the future trade relationship.