In the Labour leadership election non Labour members can pay £3 as supporters to vote for the party's leader. In reality it's a bad idea.
Tessa Jowell, the favourite for the Labour nomination for London mayor, has criticised the Conservative shortlist for the post for not including any women.
The health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, faces a growing backlash after quietly shelving a key Tory manifesto commitment to cap care costs for the elderly, as experts claimed that the policy fiasco has cost taxpayers up to £100m.
Labour is conducting a “startlingly retro” leadership campaign and is at risk of going back to the politics of the 1950s, treating women as incapable of the top jobs and instead electing two men to represent the party as leader and deputy leader, Yvette Cooper has told the Guardian.
Downing Street has played down the significance of Barack Obama’s comments urging the UK to remain part of the European Union if it did not want to lose influence in the world, stating that the British people would have the final say.
Getting the political spectrum on Twitter to all chuckle at once is not the easiest of tasks, but a spoof Jeremy Corbyn account has managed it.
The Speaker of the House of Commons has been criticised for racking up large travel expenses – including a £172 bill for a 0.7-mile chauffeur-driven journey that would have taken 15 minutes on foot.
David Cameron criss-crossed the country on Wednesday in a final effort to warn Britain’s voters against rejecting the EU in the historic poll, that will also be read as a referendum on his premiership.
Cristiano Ronaldo reacted angrily after being approached by a television reporter while out walking near Portugal’s hotel in Lyon – grabbing the microphone and throwing it into a lake.
Labour’s Sadiq Khan and the Tories’ Ruth Davidson teamed up to launch a cross-party attack on the Vote Leave figurehead, Boris Johnson, at Wembley on Tuesday night, as the campaigns clashed for the final time in the EU referendum battle.