Cabinet minister Chris Grayling has spoken out against Britain’s membership of the European Union, claiming the current terms are “disastrous” for the UK.
David Cameron has defended his government’s record on the environment and climate change, saying suggestions of backsliding are “total and utter nonsense”.
David Cameron has been criticised by senior MPs after he refused to allow parliament’s intelligence and security committee (ISC) unlimited access to the intelligence that led to recent drone strikes against Islamic State.
Ministers have been accused of playing “fast and loose” with public money after auditors discovered an increase in Whitehall spending on consultants and temporary staff who are paid up to £1,000 a day.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has stepped down from his post as leader of a cross-party group opposing the proliferation of nuclear weapons amid growing discontent over the Labour party's stance on Trident.
Jeremy Corbyn has cleared the way for Labour party members to be given a decisive role in whether to change policy on the Trident nuclear weapons programme in a move that would downgrade the role of the party conference and the shadow cabinet.
The Democratic Unionist leader, Arlene Foster, has been appointed Northern Ireland’s new first minister, becoming the first woman to hold one of the power-sharing executive’s two top jobs.
David Cameron has set out his vision for an all-out assault on poverty, insisting people’s lives can be improved at the same time as cuts to benefits and council services.
The chief executive of HM Revenue and Customs, Lin Homer, is leaving the role after four years in which she faced fierce criticism over a failure to answer millions of calls from the public and the HSBC tax scandal.
Theresa May’s appointment of her former aides Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy as joint chiefs of staff is a remarkable turnaround since both left the government after clashes with David Cameron’s Downing Street.
Owen Smith and Angela Eagle are under growing pressure to decide which of them should challenge Jeremy Corbyn next week, amid calls from some Labour MPs for just one candidate to stand against the party’s leader.