The majority of Conservative backbenchers will remain unconvinced even if David Cameron succeeds in renegotiating the terms of the UK’s membership of the European Union, the chairman of the foreign affairs select committee has said.
Nicola Sturgeon is to commit the Scottish National party to voting against any military intervention by the UK in Syria at Westminster in a move that piles further pressure on Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour, which is deeply divided over the issue.
David Cameron bowed to pressure from other EU governments on Thursday and pledged to put his shopping list of demands for his in/out EU referendum on paper within weeks after previously declining to do so.
Modern-day politicians would not be strong enough to win the miners’ strike, but they would have been better at spinning it to the media than Margaret Thatcher was, Thatcher’s authorised biographer has said in an interview with George Osborne.
Nicola Sturgeon has made clear that she will put disunity under Jeremy Corbyn at the heart of the SNP Scottish parliament campaign next May when she attacked Labour as “unreliable, unelectable and unable to stand up to the Tories”.
As Nicola Sturgeon rose to welcome delegates in Aberdeen, the mood in the conference hall was palpably different to the rock star hysteria of her glittering post-referendum gig in Glasgow last November or the giddy anticipation of campaign conference in March.
David Cameron is guilty of limiting the life chances of hundreds of thousands of children from low- and middle-income families by cutting child tax credits as part of the government’s £12bn of welfare cuts, Jeremy Corbyn has said.
Nicola Sturgeon is to make a direct appeal to Scottish voters who blocked independence in last year’s referendum in a bid to secure a record third term in power for the Scottish National party in 2016.
Donald Trump will host Saturday Night Live for a second time, NBC announced on Tuesday.
Boris Johnson will have to share Chevening, the grace-and-favour home traditionally used by the foreign secretary, with Liam Fox and David Davis – the two other cabinet ministers in charge of implementing Brexit.
Tim Farron, the Lib Dem leader, has said he would look seriously at a credible new party or alliance to oppose the Tories, saying he would “write nothing off”.
The Labour party will set up a National Investment Bank (NIB) and a network of regional banks to mobilise the economy, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said.