Jeremy Corbyn has replaced his pro-Trident shadow defence secretary Maria Eagle with his ally Emily Thornberry in a reshuffle designed to create a more unified shadow cabinet.
David Cameron is expected to confirm on Tuesday that he will allow ministers to campaign for exit from the EU once his re-negotiation is complete.
Zac Goldsmith, the Tory London mayoral candidate, has accused his Labour rival Sadiq Khan of “playing the race card” in an escalation of tensions in their electoral battle.
Senior government figures in Germany are voicing their growing support for David Cameron’s campaign to rewrite the terms of Britain’s EU membership, including backing the most contentious point – curbing benefits for non-national European citizens working in the UK.
There are many members of the shadow cabinet who have reservations about Jeremy Corbyn’s politics, but no one expressed them as openly as Michael Dugher did before he was sacked on Tuesday morning.
Jeremy Corbyn is conducting the long-awaited reshuffle of his top team, amid intense speculation about who could take the shadow foreign and defence jobs.
He is the self-styled bane of the establishment – and has even made enemies in his own party. But could claims of an assassination attempt on the Ukip leader, Nigel Farage, have been exaggerated?
Britain has been challenged to withdraw its support for Saudi Arabia as chair of the UN human rights council panel as the closeness of the UK-Saudi relationship was dismissed as sycophantic by Tim Farron, the Liberal Democrat leader, and Labour called for an end to judicial cooperation with Riyadh.
Labour MP Simon Danczuk is facing a police investigation after a rape allegation was made against him.
Donald Trump brushed off criticism from billionaire Warren Buffett , telling Fox Business on Tuesday "I don't care much about" the Oracle of Omaha.
Angela Eagle, the former Labour leadership challenger, has launched her most direct attack on Jeremy Corbyn so far, saying his failure to deal with bigotry and intimidation has tarnished the party’s reputation.
A major Tory donor has requested not to be given a knighthood, amid an intensifying row over David Cameron’s honours list.