A proposal to make public servants swear an oath of allegiance to British values will not combat radicalisation, leading members of Labour and the Liberal Democrats have said.
Labour MPs have denied a newspaper report claiming that Jeremy Corbyn walked out of a Christmas party after politicians sang the New Labour anthem Things Can Only Get Better and chanted “We want Tony”.
Nicola Sturgeon will call for a fundamental shift in the devolution settlement when she sets out the Scottish government’s proposals this week for keeping Scotland in the European single market.
Britain needs continuity in its trading arrangements with the European Union, Liam Fox has said, but should not pursue a transitional Brexit deal that is too similar to membership of the bloc.
Trump misspelled "unprecedented" in his first tweet about China and the seized drone, and the Twitter universe had a field day with the gaffe.
Labour has narrowed the Conservatives’ commanding poll lead despite lacking the trust of voters on Brexit and the economy, according to the final Opinium/Observer poll of 2016.
Downing Street does not accept the proposal for the UK to pay up to £50bn in a divorce settlement with the EU, Theresa May’s spokesman has said.
Keith Vaz is no longer under investigation by police and will not face charges over allegations he offered to buy cocaine for two male escorts.
John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, will say that Labour can “rescue” the European Union referendum debate from Conservative infighting by making a positive case for Britain to remain in the EU.
Tony Blair has received a predictably dismissive government response to his call for remain voters to organise their opposition to Brexit, with No 10 saying there would be no second referendum.
Alan Milburn, the former Labour health minister and government social mobility tsar, is at the helm of a new group funded in part by Sir Richard Branson to fight Britain’s exit from the European Union.
Slashing regulations for farmers will be the government’s key priority for the agriculture sector as Britain leaves the European Union, the environment secretary, Andrea Leadsom, has promised.
Nothing says modernity, progress and optimism quite like President Barack Obama surrounded by a troupe of young people and talking of the importance of solidarity among nations. At least that is what those running the pro-EU Remain campaign will devoutly hope.
Willie Rennie is on home turf, putting his fate as Scottish Liberal Democrat leader in the hands of people with whom he grew up and went to school.
Jeremy Corbyn will pledge to “renationalise” the NHS on Wednesday as he sets out some of the policies he hopes to use to reunite the Labour party if he succeeds in seeing off a leadership challenge from Owen Smith.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's defeat in a referendum over his plan to reform the constitution is a harbinger of further uncertainty in Europe next year where populist parties are making gains in the key economies of France , Germany and the Netherlands.
We weren’t overburdened with contenders in 2016; most politicians covered themselves in everything but glory.
She is the still second most famous name in South Africa after Nelson Mandela.
The president of the European commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, spent years in his previous role as Luxembourg’s prime minister secretly blocking EU efforts to tackle tax avoidance by multinational corporations, leaked documents reveal.
Theresa May has used her new year message to reassure those who voted for Britain to stay in the European Union that she will fight for their interests “around the negotiating table in Europe this year”.
After a year of seismic shocks comes the protest and fightback. At least that is what activists plan with the first major demonstration of the year – the women’s march – planned for 30 cities around the world on 21 January, the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration as president of the US.