Supporters of the Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn are playing a dangerous game by resorting to inflammatory language which risks a return to the splits and factionalism of the 1980s, Andy Burnham has said.
Children of primary school age are to be the focus of an anti-obesity strategy to be unveiled this autumn, David Cameron has disclosed.
Nigel Farage has been accused of being behind a “blatant Ukip front operation” to ensure that a group of alleged party sympathisers secure official designation as the main no campaigners in the EU referendum.
A withdrawal from the European Union (EU) by the United Kingdom could trigger a second independence referendum in Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland, told CNBC.
Nigel Farage has called for no campaigners from across the political spectrum to make a positive case for Britain’s EU exit.
Jeremy Corbyn has taken another major step forward in his campaign to become Labour leader after the Communications Workers Union announced that it is to endorse him to act as the antidote to the Blairite “virus” in the party.
Labour’s sole remaining Scottish MP, Ian Murray, has backed Yvette Cooper for leader, saying that the party needs its first female prime minister.
Jeremy Corbyn has received a major boost in his campaign for the Labour party leadership after Unison, one of Britain’s largest trade unions with 1.3 million members, endorsed his bid.
Nick Clegg has turned down the offer of a prominent post in the new Liberal Democrat frontbench to allow Tim Farron to mould the party in his own image.
The UK’s most senior diplomat in Brussels, Jonathan Hill, is resigning following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, as “what is done cannot be undone”.
Theresa May, the home secretary, is emerging as the leading choice for a “Stop Boris” candidate among Conservative MPs who want a new prime minister to unify the party after Britain’s vote to leave the EU.