Voting for the next Labour leader will close at midday on Thursday after a dramatic four-month contest that is expected to see Jeremy Corbyn take the job of leader of the opposition.
A Scottish Conservative councillor has been suspended by the party after tweeting that he would like to see members of Islamic State infiltrate the home of the first minister, Nicola Sturgeon.
Jeremy Corbyn will not face an immediate challenge to his authority if he wins the Labour leadership election after his opponents in the party backed down from pushing for a return to shadow cabinet elections.
David Cameron has suffered a humiliating defeat over the EU referendum as Tory rebels and Labour put aside their differences to oppose changes to the rules that restrict government campaigning before an election.
Red Bull have finally had enough of Renault.
Jeremy Corbyn will close his campaign for the Labour leadership this week at final rallies that will take the number of people he has addressed across Britain over the last three months to 50,000.
The Commons Speaker, John Bercow, has authorised a trial of changes to the voting system in parliament in response to complaints that an influx of MPs with surnames starting with Mc are creating long queues in the lobbies.
Tom Watson, the deputy Labour leader, has declared a donation of £200,000 from Max Mosley.
Boris Johnson’s surprise appointment as foreign secretary is as much about the dismemberment of the foreign office as the sudden resurrection of the Conservative party’s favourite loveable rogue.
Theresa May last night announced the key appointments to her cabinet: Philip Hammond as chancellor, Boris Johnson as foreign secretary, and Amber Rudd as home secretary.