Stephen Kinnock, the ambitious Labour backbencher who has taken a prominent role in the campaign to save the Port Talbot steelworks, has said the shadow business secretary, Angela Eagle, would make a great Labour leader.
London mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan says Muslim parents have told him their children have been put off a career in politics after seeing the attacks the he has received during his campaign.
A group of Ukip activists say they have “hit a brick wall” after complaining to the party leadership about the Scottish spokesman David Coburn’s “unsavoury, bullying and gaffe-prone” behaviour.
Jeremy Corbyn has been asked by MPs to discipline a political aide who reportedly claimed that the steel crisis had played well for the Labour party.
Gordon Brown has waded into the European Union referendum debate, calling on the remain camp to make a more positive case for staying in.
The UK government’s strategy to counter Islamist extremism is affecting the discussion of terrorism, the UN’s special rapporteur on the right to freedom of assembly has said.
Nicola Sturgeon has dampened her supporters’ hopes of a quick second vote on Scottish independence as she admitted that future tax rises could be needed to fund the country’s stretched public services.
David Cameron was met with cries of “racist” in the House of Commons as he joined attacks on Labour’s London mayoral candidate after he claimed that Sadiq Khan had links to a supporter of Islamic State.
Conservative election strategists appear increasingly sure that attempting to link Sadiq Khan to radical Muslims will win Zac Goldsmith votes in the London mayoral election on 5 May.
Barack Obama is due to arrive in London on Thursday to enter the debate about Britain’s future in Europe, amid fresh warnings that leaving the European Union would jeopardise the special relationship with the United States.
Theresa May is more trusted than Jeremy Corbyn to tackle the most urgent problems in post-Brexit Britain, including safeguarding the NHS, according to a new poll seen exclusively by the Guardian.
The Labour party was left in deadlock on Tuesday night after the party’s national executive committee failed to reach a consensus about how to persuade MPs to return to Jeremy Corbyn’s frontbench.