Police have dismissed a complaint by the Ukip leader, Nigel Farage, over disparaging comments made on the satirical TV programme Have I Got News For You.
Nicola Sturgeon has come under further pressure to rule out a second independence referendum after Scottish Labour mounted a last-ditch effort to prevent a rout in next week’s general election.
Ed Miliband will be forced to reach across the political divide as prime minister in the event of an Scottish National party landslide depriving the Labour party of an overall parliamentary majority, the former home secretary David Blunkett has said.
Russell Brand has finally given a firm endorsement of who he thinks people should vote for in the general election – but only in the constituency of Brighton Pavilion.
The Conservatives have received praise from 90 tech entrepreneurs, who have written to the Guardian to say it would be bad for jobs, growth and innovation to “change course”.
Nick Clegg is in shirtsleeves down the back of the Lib Dem yellow bus as it swings through Devon.
“I’m not a massive fan of Russell Brand, but I found Miliband quite genuine.
The pattern is becoming familiar. On Mondays the Tories surge. Then at around 10.30pm that evening, it turns out that the two main parties are at deadlock. At the end of the week, Labour charges ahead.
Voters in Britain’s key marginal seats want tougher action to crack down on tax avoidance and have unimpressed by pledges by political parties to raise billions of pounds from rich individuals and corporations, according to a poll published on Thursday.
Theresa May has insisted that a Conservative government would still seek changes to EU freedom of movement, a day after the European commission chief, Jean-Claude Juncke , ruled out major changes to the rules.
A record number of British solicitors are registering to practise in Ireland over fears of a vote to leave the EU, the Republic’s Law Society has revealed.
David Cameron has said he has four days left to make a better case to keep Britain in the EU as many voters remain confused about the referendum that will decide the fate of his leadership.
Only a handful of multi-academy trusts are up to the job of improving England’s schools, Ofsted chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw has told MPs, before accusing the Department for Education of being too slow to intervene in struggling schools.