The Bank of England cherishes its independence. There is nothing that Threadneedle Street would like more than to retain an Olympian detachment when it comes to the Brexit debate, issuing technocratic reports that are treated as uncontroversial by both sides.
A dossier of murders and rapes committed by 50 EU criminals in Britain has been published by a leading out campaign, in a move described by critics as “scaremongering of the worst kind”.
Teachers have voted overwhelmingly to reject the government’s Prevent strategy, designed to tackle extremism, over concerns that it causes “suspicion in the classroom and confusion in the staffroom”.
A British exit from the EU would make it “even more dangerous and difficult” to manage the world, the former head of the CIA David Petraeus has said.
Britain and its western allies must be prepared to send ground troops to defeat Islamic State forces or risk a terror attack in Europe of “such size and horror” that draconian security measures would have to be introduced, Tony Blair has said.
The Tunnock’s chocolate factory rises above Uddingston, a small town seven miles south-east of Glasgow, with the authority of a cathedral – a cathedral of snacks – the giant Caramel Wafer on its front glowing red and gold in the cold Lanarkshire night.
Former Conservative MP Matthew Parris has deepened the rift among top Tories by using his Times column to launch a scathing attack on the pro-Brexit mayor of London, Boris Johnson.
A call for Jeremy Corbyn to go as Labour leader has been publicly backed by two other MPs, while his allies have responded by telling rebels to accept the decision that party members made in the party’s leadership election.
The Japanese prime minister has told Theresa May she needs to give more clarity to international investors in the UK who are worried about Brexit.
Jeremy Corbyn has revealed he is investigating allegations that Labour’s leadership contest is being rigged against him after a number of his supporters received letters barring them from taking part.
Making change is not easy: it is an art, not a science. As junior partners in a coalition and having been out of power for decades, the Liberal Democrats had to learn quickly how to get things done in a system that can resist change at every turn.