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 is under pressure to justify a secret decision by spy chiefs at GCHQ that authorises eavesdropping on politicians from the devolved legislatures in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The Foreign Office is to face questions over Libya’s descent into a failed state, following the launch of an inquiry by an influential committee of MPs into Britain’s role in the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi and the troubled aftermath.
Earlier this week, we asked our readers to get in touch and tell us which candidate they intend to vote for in the Labour leadership election.
A new Ipsos Mori poll indicates that the Conservatives are still on their ‘honeymoon’ period, following their shock majority win.