Nicola Sturgeon has shelved plans for a quick second referendum on Scottish independence after dire spending figures and a fall in public support for leaving the UK.
The Labour conference will not vote on whether to introduce mandatory reselection of local MPs, after the motion was rejected by a party committee.
After the latest blow to Angela Merkel this weekend, with her party coming in third place to an anti-immigrant party in a state election, analysts are questioning both how much longer the German chancellor's refugee policy can stay intact and how long she can stay in power.
Labour faces the “choice of a generation” in its forthcoming leadership election, Owen Smith has said, warning members that re-electing Jeremy Corbyn would see the party consigned to irrelevance and allow the Conservatives to rule without obstacle for decades.
The secretary of state for exiting the EU has been accused of appearing before parliament without any details of how the government is planning to embark on Brexit negotiations.
Labour MPs are to vote on Tuesday on whether to reinstate a system of electing shadow cabinet members, in an attempt to promote unity within the badly-split parliamentary party.
Theresa May has intervened in the row over Keith Vaz’s conduct by pointedly calling for MPs to maintain the public’s confidence or consider their positions.
The Japanese prime minister has told Theresa May she needs to give more clarity to international investors in the UK who are worried about Brexit.
Jeremy Corbyn has revealed he is investigating allegations that Labour’s leadership contest is being rigged against him after a number of his supporters received letters barring them from taking part.
The boss of John Lewis had been confirmed as the Conservative mayoral candidate for the West Midlands.
Liberal Democrat activists won the party a crucial local byelection victory because Momentum campaigners were in the pub canvassing for Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour leadership contest instead, the Lib Dem leader Tim Farron has suggested.
Liam Fox has used a speech to the World Trade Organisation to portray post-Brexit Britain as a “proud and outward-looking trading nation” that would battle for liberalised commerce outside the EU.
Jeremy Corbyn called on Labour MPs to “end the trench warfare” and get behind a socialist vision for Britain under which he would allow councils to borrow more, raise taxes on business to fund education and suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
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An unabashed extension of the Thatcherite right to buy for 1.3m families in housing association properties will be at the centre of an aspirational Tory manifesto due to be launched on Tuesday in the West Country.
An academy in Knowsley, Merseyside, is under fire after it announced plans to close its sixth form, which will bring to an end A-level provision in the borough.
Jeremy Corbyn has lost his majority on Labour’s national executive committee after a fierce debate at the party conference, where there were accusations of attempts to rig the balance of the party executive.
Lord Mandelson says he is praying for an early general election as the quickest way of ousting Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour party.
The new poll follows the second presidential debate and the leak of Trump's widely condemned 2005 remarks about women.
The government has been accused of trying to avoid scrutiny of its Brexit strategy by creating a parliamentary committee that is too big to do its job properly.
The former Labour Treasury minister who left the notorious “there’s no money” note after the party lost the 2010 general election considered “throwing himself off a cliff” in the wake of the controversy it sparked.