Barack Obama is planning to make “a big, public reach-out” to persuade British voters to stay inside the European Union, the chair of the US Senate foreign relations committee has revealed.
Yes, and no.
Nicola Sturgeon has angrily rejected claims by Treasury ministers that they have made a further £4.5bn concession in an effort to rescue the ailing £32bn deal on Scottish government funding.
A political row over Margaret Thatcher’s views on the EU has deepened after pro-Europeans highlighted the late prime minister’s support for UK membership at the height of her battles against the Maastricht treaty after she left office.
The country has a new currency. Not the pound, not the euro, but the Rosie.
Hopes that Boris Johnson will back the campaign for the UK to quit the European Union have been revived, after his wife wrote a lengthy attack on the terms secured by David Cameron.
Scotland’s finance secretary has been accused of killing off proposals in Holyrood to give a financial watchdog far greater powers to scrutinise his spending and borrowing plans.
Nicola Sturgeon has urged David Cameron to overrule the Treasury after talks to agree a new financial deal for Scotland became deadlocked. In a letter to the prime minister, Scotland’s first minister accused the Treasury of sabotaging the deal by refusing to agree that a key principle was that the Scottish parliament would not suffer financially for taking on new tax and welfare powers worth about £15bn a year.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders both took home decisive victories in the New Hampshire primary.
Ministers are considering lowering the drink-driving limit in England and Wales to the tougher level set by Scotland.
A former Tory peer accused of submitting false expenses has been formally acquitted after parliament made an unexpected intervention in the case.
Boris Johnson will have to share Chevening, the grace-and-favour home traditionally used by the foreign secretary, with Liam Fox and David Davis – the two other cabinet ministers in charge of implementing Brexit.