Lord Mandelson says he is praying for an early general election as the quickest way of ousting Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour party.
Jeremy Corbyn believes he will be able to fill the vacant posts in his shadow cabinet without offering Labour MPs the right to elect them.
Theresa May faced accusations from within government that she tried to remove evidence about the positive impact of immigration on the British economy from a critical report that was published before the EU referendum.
Jeremy Corbyn has lost his majority on Labour’s national executive committee after a fierce debate at the party conference, where there were accusations of attempts to rig the balance of the party executive.
Liam Fox has used a speech to the World Trade Organisation to portray post-Brexit Britain as a “proud and outward-looking trading nation” that would battle for liberalised commerce outside the EU.
The deputy Labour leader, Tom Watson, has called on the party to stop “trashing the record” of the Blair and Brown governments if it wants to win elections.
Jeremy Corbyn will say on Wednesday that a Labour government will not “sow division” by promising to cut immigration, despite pressure from key backbenchers to shift the party’s stance after the Brexit vote.
John McDonnell has laid out Labour’s economic plans, announcing a “radically fairer” programme that includes an independently set national living wage likely to be above £10 an hour by 2020.
Allies of Theresa May have released details of letters they say the then home secretary wrote to David Cameron making the case for an emergency brake on EU migration amid negotiations before the Brexit referendum, rejecting charges she did not back him on the issue.
Jeremy Corbyn’s allies have proposed a system under which the leader would appoint his own shadow cabinet and then put the entire team to a vote of Labour MPs, the Guardian understands.
Nicola Sturgeon has been challenged over the affordability of hefty spending pledges after she launched an explicit bid to coax Labour into an anti-Tory alliance at Westminster.
Business groups are braced for a hard Brexit after an uncompromising Conservative party conference that championed taking control of immigration above the need to stay inside the European Union’s single market and secure tariff-free trade.
Theresa May is under massive cross-party pressure to grant MPs a vote on any decision to leave or limit UK involvement in the European single market, amid growing outrage at the prospect that parliament could be bypassed over the biggest economic decision in decades.
“If we are victorious in one more battle... we shall be utterly ruined.”
A new poll by YouGov indicates that the public is in favour of publicly run railways, as opposed to privately operated one.
Speaking in the European Parliament on Wednesday, UKIP’s leader said that Greece should not be in the euro.
After the second world war, Winston Churchill spelled out his vision “to recreate the European family, or as much of it as we can, and to provide it with a structure under which it can dwell in peace, in safety and in freedom.
Candidates supported by Momentum, the group set up to support Jeremy Corbyn inside Labour, have swept the board in the party’s youth elections.
Theresa May’s government is facing a growing backlash over a proposal to force companies to disclose how many foreign workers they employ, with business leaders describing it as divisive and damaging.
It is highly probable that Scotland will hold a second independence referendum by 2020 if the UK is taken out of the EU single market, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Priti Patel has said revealing Britain’s negotiation position during talks with European Union leaders over the country’s departure from the bloc would be akin to revealing her hand in a high-stakes game of poker.
Grocer John Papworth is trying to drum up custom at his fruit and veg stall in Chapel Market in Islington, north London, on a sunny Saturday morning. It is hard going. “It’s the only game in the world where the price changes daily, he says.