The government has published two white papers for life after Brexit,for the first time acknowledging "no deal" as a viable option.
MI5 was told that prosecutors lied to journalists about their decision not to press charges against the late MP Cyril Smith, but took no action as its role was “to defend the realm”, an inquiry has heard.
David Cameron has taken a job with the electronic payments firm First Data Corporation, his first major private sector job since leaving office.
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Vice President Mike Pence abruptly departed the Indianapolis Colts game on Sunday, in protest over players who apparently took a knee.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un promoted his younger sister to a key political post on Saturday as he consolidates power amid international pressure.
The Prime Minister plans to meet business leaders today to talk over Brexit plans, as she looks to signal a strong grasp on her party after a week plagued by ousting talk.
Downing Street’s hopes of opening Brexit talks on a future trade deal have been given a boost by Denmark, whose finance minister dismissed the EU’s wrangling over the UK’s divorce bill as “a game” that requires swift political compromise.
Philip Hammond’s Treasury has come under fire from a leading Conservative leave campaigner, who said that the gloomy outlook and “Brexit in name only” approach of the department risked scuppering the UK’s EU exit.
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.
A new Electoral Commission report has found that 58% of voters favour automatic registration.
The latest YouGov/Times poll for Scotland puts Labour significantly ahead of the Conservatives in Westminster voting intentions.
Conservative MPs are split between Brexiters who want Philip Hammond sacked and remainers who would like to see Boris Johnson out of a job, but believe the prime minister may be too weak to get rid of either of them in a reshuffle in the coming weeks.