A new YouGov poll suggests Germans want the UK to remain a member of the EU.
Turkey’s ruling party has lost it’s ruling majority, but it’s system is far from fair.
John Prescott has launched an attack on some of his former Labour colleagues over the party’s leadership contest, telling the former foreign secretary David Miliband to “shut up” and urging Tony Blair’s former spin doctor Alastair Campbell to “stay at home”.
Gordon Brown has issued a stark warning that the UK remains on “life support” because the Tory government has given up on saving the 308-year-old union as it shores up support by playing the English card.
The planned EU referendum could be held as late as 2017 but polling has already begun. The latest poll from YouGov gives the “yes” side a strong lead.
Imagine David Cameron neither gloating nor sneering at prime minister’s questions. If you’re finding this hard, think how much trickier it would be for Dave.
Nigel Farage’s election campaign was hampered by a party which is in a mess and full of “rag-tag, unprofessional, embarrassing people”, according his closest adviser in the election campaign.
Liz Kendall has become the first candidate for the Labour leadership to say she is willing in principle to sign up George Osborne’s new fiscal rules requiring a government to aim for an overall budget surplus in normal times.
The longest-serving MP in the House of Commons, Labour’s Sir Gerald Kaufman, has described prime minister’s questions as “an exchange of pointless and useless declamations”, condemning the weekly session as a “load of rubbish”.
Tony Blair has intervened in Labour’s leadership contest to warn against a move leftwards by the party, declaring that it will lose again without a “fundamental revision” of strategy and organisation.
In the midst of a scarring, salty day in Marseille it was a relief to get stuck into the questions that were purely about football. Watching England emerge into the vast atmospheric waves of the Vélodrome it was pertinent to wonder if Roy Hodgson had pitched his gambled selection right. Too attacking? Too carefree with the throw of the dice to suddenly pick the captain in unfamiliar midfield?
David Cameron has warned that pledges to raise state pensions every year and ringfence spending for the NHS may have to be ditched in a brutal new phase of austerity if the country votes for Brexit.