Candidates supported by Momentum, the group set up to support Jeremy Corbyn inside Labour, have swept the board in the party’s youth elections.
Consensus will not be reached on Britain’s renegotiated terms for EU membership unless the hundreds of thousands of Poles already living in the UK are allowed to retain their access to in-work benefits and child benefit, the foreign policy advisor to the Polish president has said.
Jeremy Corbyn has attacked David Cameron’s emergency brake on migrant benefits as ineffectual, as he branded the whole renegotiation a “theatrical sideshow”.
Ted Cruz has inched ahead of Donald Trump among Republican voters nationally, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
Two Conservative MPs are scheduled to speak on the main stage of Ukip’s party conference next month in a highly unusual move that is likely to antagonise their own party.
Labour’s ruling body will look at changing its rules to stop its MPs being able to veto party leadership candidates so easily, according to one of its members, Ken Livingstone.
The scale of the challenge facing David Cameron at this week’s crucial summit to renegotiate Britain’s relationship with the EU became clear as four eastern European countries rejected proposals to curtail benefits for migrant workers.
Theresa May has been accused of displaying the “arrogance of a Tudor monarch” over her reported intention to deny a parliamentary vote on Brexit before beginning the process of pulling the UK out of the European Union.
Leading Brexit campaigner and former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith claims members of the cabinet, including Theresa May, are keen to start the formal process of leaving the European Union early in 2017.
John McDonnell has accused Labour’s general secretary, Iain McNicol, of directing a “rigged purge” of party members, aimed at weeding out Corbyn voters.