A British breakaway from the European Union this summer will do little damage the country's business ties with the rest of the world, according to a new survey conducted by CNBC.
Tom Watson has called on Labour MPs, plotting ways in which they could launch a leadership challenge, to “calm down”.
Chancellor George Osborne is under pressure to shelve promised tax cuts for the well-off as he looks to plug a massive and unexpected black hole in the public finances.
Many former Labour voters who switched to the Conservatives at the last election in key electoral battlegrounds are showing no regret and little sign of returning to the fold, according to two prominent members of Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet.
Labour is to challenge Iain Duncan Smith’s claim that 75% of jobseekers think benefit sanctions have helped them “focus and get on” by lodging a complaint with the official statistics watchdog.
Nicola Sturgeon will spearhead a renewed drive to build support for Scottish independence this summer, pledging to turn the 45% who voted to leave the UK in the 2014 referendum into “a strong and positive majority”.
George Osborne’s budget next week should be another triumphant staging post en route to the premiership, the job for which he has been preparing for more than a decade. Yet he will come to the dispatch box against the backdrop of a ferocious battle for the future of his party and Britain’s place in the world.
We are in the Royal Oak pub in Cannock, near Birmingham, on a miserable Wednesday night.
Here’s a line in the sand, one that stretches from Michigan in US primary season to Manchester as referendum time edges ever closer. Beware pundits bearing wonky opinions.
Tony Blair has claimed Britain could remain in the European Union, despite the referendum result in favour of Brexit, if public opinion shifts in the next few years.
As Nicola Sturgeon launches her renewed drive to build support for Scottish independence, the frontrunner to be her party deputy, Angus Robertson, has urged members to “get out and speak to voters again”.
The Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has called for all-female shortlists to achieve equal representation in parliament and wants to aim for the same in public offices, as part of a series of wide-ranging measures to address the under-representation of women in public life.