The former chancellor George Osborne has accused Theresa May of failing to defend the Conservatives’ economic record and of presenting her party as “against the future” in June’s general election campaign.
Donald Trump has defied overwhelming global opposition by recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, but insisted that the highly controversial move would not derail his own administration’s bid to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Philip Hammond sparked a further rift with Conservative colleagues on Wednesday by telling the Treasury select committee that Britain would meet financial obligations to the European Union even if it failed to secure a free trade deal, forcing a clarification from Number 10.
Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, has told member states that the British government has just 48 hours to agree a text on a potential deal or it will be told that negotiations will not move on to the next stage.
Boris Johnson has expressed his frustration at the failure to move the stalled Brexit negotiations on to the next phase, as Theresa May appeared to be running out of time to secure a breakthrough.
The UK government has produced no economic forecasts on the likely impact of Brexit on various sectors of the economy, David Davis has told a committee of MPs who have attempted to examine the studies.
A rift has widened within the Labour party over the selection of its local councillors, after the Momentum chief Jon Lansman called for a rerun of every candidate selection in London, claiming that sitting Jeremy Corbyn supporters were excluded from shortlists “for no good reason”.
Any Brexit deal that applies to Northern Ireland will also cover the rest of the UK, David Davis has promised in an urgent bid to reassure the Democrat Unionist party on whom the government relies for votes.
Labour is facing the prospect of damaging setbacks in England, Scotland and Wales in the May elections, members of the shadow cabinet have been told.
The Liberal Democrats will pledge in their general election manifesto to introduce a new "yellow card" system to give job seekers who break benefit rules a final warning before sanctions are imposed.
As most of the world rallies against the political decision to conduct air strikes against IS, I spoke to an activist in Raqqa living under IS rule. His perspective was a little different
The Liberal Democrats believe women and young voters switching from the Conservatives will help them secure enough seats to play a key role in another coalition government after the general election.
Labour leadership challenger Owen Smith has apologised for saying the party should do more to “smash Theresa May back on her heels”.
The UK government is prepared to offer help with pension liabilities and energy costs to potential buyers of Tata’s threatened steel plants, Sajid Javid, the business secretary, has said.
In football parlance, with which David Cameron may or may not be conversant, it was an astonishing own goal.
Sadiq Khan, the new Labour mayor of London, has refused to endorse the party’s local election posters, signed off by Jeremy Corbyn, that urged voters to “take sides”.
UKIP met a bitter end in June, but there are signs that the party could make a come-back.
David Davis has said the chances of Britain crashing out of the EU without a trade deal have dropped dramatically as a result of last week’s breakthrough on the principles of a Brexit divorce agreement.
Keir Starmer has said Labour is prepared to consider ongoing payments to the EU and accept the “easy movement” of workers in order to secure the benefits of the single market and customs union.