The business lobby group CBI has dismissed accusations that it is misrepresenting the views of its members on the EU referendum, insisting that the majority want to stay in a reformed EU.
A giant effigy of a naked David Cameron with a pig’s head resting in his lap is to be set alight at the Lewes Bonfire night celebrations.
Labour moderates have captured most of the key backbench offices in the parliamentary party in a show of strength designed to prove they can organise against Jeremy Corbyn’s politics, and will fight to influence party policy.
Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to introduce measures to replace money lost by working families in Scotland through the UK government’s cuts to tax credits, but refused to confirm she would top up the full amount of benefits lost.
The majority of the UK cabinet were never told the security services had been secretly harvesting data from the phone calls, texts and emails of a huge number of British citizens since 2005, Nick Clegg has disclosed.
The leader of Oldham council, Jim McMahon, has defeated a challenge from Labour leftwingers to be selected as the party’s candidate in December’s parliamentary byelection.
David Cameron has dismissed questions from Jeremy Corbyn about a looming winter crisis in the NHS and the impact of cuts to tax credits by joking about Labour’s move to the left under the new leader.
David Cameron is preparing to water down plans to ban EU migrants from claiming in-work benefits during their first four years in the country after receiving advice that it is incompatible with European law, pro-EU campaigners have said.
A strike by junior doctors has moved a step closer after their union angrily rejected Jeremy Hunt’s latest offer and accused him of “devaluing” their key role in the NHS.
George Osborne should abandon his planned cuts to tax credits and look for the £4.4bn in revenue elsewhere, according to the Resolution Foundation.
John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, has made an impassioned plea for Labour supporters to stop “trying to destroy our party just to get rid of Jeremy Corbyn” after it was claimed a member of his staff broke into a rival MP’s office.
Jeremy Corbyn is the overwhelming favourite to win the Labour leadership contest, according to the latest Opinium/Observer poll, which shows he has more than twice the level of support among party supporters as his challenger, Owen Smith.