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.
Jeremy Thorpe, who has died at the age of 85, became the principal forgotten figure of modern British politics long ago.
David Cameron’s hopes of parachuting senior Tory Andrew Lansley into a top UN humanitarian role have hit snags amid an increasingly bitter “jobs for cronies” row that threatens to impact on Britain’s diplomatic standing.
The Coalition promised radical solutions to many of the problems in our democracy, but it has failed to deliver. British politics is neither more democratic nor more accountable than five years ago.
Nicola Sturgeon, the first minister of Scotland, has weighed in on the Greek referendum debate.
Jeremy Corbyn has invited Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to tour a north London mosque, ahead of a debate in parliament about whether the American businessman should be banned from the UK.
Nicola Sturgeon has pledged radical land reform in her inaugural programme for government as Scotland’s first minister.
There was a time when he walked into the Labour party like he was walking on to a yacht. The vanity is still there, but the man isn’t.
Jeremy Corbyn has raised the prospect of replacing Trident submarines with those without nuclear warheads in a move that would keep defence jobs in Scotland and Cumbria and maintain his proposed policy of unilateral disarmament.
The Scottish parliament has voted narrowly in favour of a ban on fracking, after Scottish National party MSPs abstained following a debate that gave a strong indication of the changed nature of the new Holyrood chamber.
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.