Northern Ireland would face a “serious difficulty” if the United Kingdom votes to leaves the European Union, the Irish prime minister, Enda Kenny, has said.
A former Labour minister has said the party risks another “walloping” at the next election because of its failure to learn the lessons from its 2015 defeat.
Nicola Sturgeon warned David Cameron on Sunday that he would be making a mistake if he tried holding his EU referendum in June.
A former Labour pollster who conducted research that fed into a report on why Labour lost the 2015 election has branded the report a “whitewash”.
Labour is facing the prospect of damaging setbacks in England, Scotland and Wales in the May elections, members of the shadow cabinet have been told.
Chuka Umunna will tell Labour on Saturday that it cannot afford to be complacent about its minority ethnic voters, saying “alarm bells should be ringing” about how many are switching to the Conservatives.
Manuel Valls, the French prime minister, has raised doubts about whether David Cameron can reach a deal with fellow European leaders on his European Union reform package at a summit next month.
Theresa May has announced a number of junior ministerial appointments as she makes her mark as Prime Minister.
The Labour party has been engulfed by a fresh bout of infighting as the camps of the two potential “unity candidates” set to fight Jeremy Corbyn for the leadership embarked on their own war of words.