“Your husband came third in the 2010 Labour leadership election,” a reporter observed at a lobby lunch for Yvette Cooper.
The Liberal Democrats may be able to use their disproportionate power in the Lords to ensure that 16 and 17-year-olds get to vote in the EU referendum, senior party figures have said.
David Cameron has issued his most scathing criticism yet of the long awaited Chilcot Inquiry.
Ed Balls is to take up a new job in the US, as a Harvard University academic researching financial stability.
The four Labour leadership candidates clashed in the first televised hustings over the budget deficit, immigration, welfare and political strategy as the leftwing candidate Jeremy Corbyn urged his rivals to recognise that “the elephant in the room” remained Tony Blair’s decision to join the US-led war in Iraq.
The Green party’s only MP, Caroline Lucas, has called on Labour to support multiparty politics by entering into “progressive pacts” with other parties in certain constituencies.
Nigel Farage has said he is prepared to lead the campaign to take Britain out of the European Union despite concerns among Eurosceptics he is too divisive a figure.
David Cameron is a busy man these days, what with his never-ending tour of European capitals in search of something – anything – to pass off as an EU concession.
There will be no black and minority ethnic candidates in the contest to be leader or deputy leader of the Labour party after the MP for Bethnal Green and Bow, Rushanara Ali, pulled out at the last minute.
Britain could face up to seven years of limbo if voters choose to leave the European Union in the 23 June referendum as negotiations take place over a new relationship, Donald Tusk, the president of the European council, has said.
Labour will hit the referendum campaign trail afresh on Monday, as Gordon Brown leads a final 10-day push to prevent Britain leaving the EU.
Fifty people were killed and 53 injured in a shooting attack at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida early on Sunday morning that became the deadliest mass shooting in American history.