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.
The EU referendum is now inevitable, but will that spell the end of UKIP?
Politicians from across the political spectrum have expressed their shock and horror at the death of the popular Labour MP Jo Cox.
Jeremy Corbyn has accused Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage of being “wolves in sheep’s clothing” as they pose as defenders of the NHS when a vote to leave would put the health service in jeopardy.
Downing Street is considering a last-ditch attempt to revisit a deal on the free movement of workers before next week’s EU referendum, either by making a unilateral statement of intent or securing an understanding from European leaders that the issue can be examined under the UK presidency next year.