The Labour party, which is in the middle of a tight leadership contest, has gained its 250,000th member.
Jeremy Corbyn has set out a £10bn plan to scrap all tuition fees and restore student maintenance grants in his first major policy announcement.
The government has suffered yet another defeat in the House of Lords over an amendment that would give 16- and 17-year-olds the vote in council elections.
Protesters have taken to the streets in 14 German cities to show their anger with their government’s handling of the Greek crisis, as opposition to the bailout deal appeared to be growing within Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrat (CDU) party.
The Liberal Democrats will announce the result of their leadership election on Thursday, with the winner facing the onerous task of rebuilding a party punished hard by voters for its five-year partnership in government with the Tories.
An opening eBay offer of 99p (plus £2.75 postage and packing) for three Ziegler Wasserwerfer 9000s wasn’t quite what Boris Johnson had hoped.
Left winger, Jeremy Corbyn, once an outsider in the leadership debate, could be set to become Labour leader, if private polling is believed.
The biggest crackdown on trade union rights for 30 years will be unveiled on Wednesday, including new plans to criminalise picketing, permit employers to hire strike-breaking agency staff and choke off the flow of union funds to the Labour party.
Andy Burnham, the frontrunner for the Labour leadership, has openly clashed with the party’s interim leader, Harriet Harman, by disclosing that he told the shadow cabinet that the welfare reform bill was unsupportable and the party should not abstain at second reading if the government does not accept a raft of Labour amendments.
Mhairi Black, the youngest person to be elected to parliament since at least the 19th century, used a barnstorming first speech in the House of Commons to mount a withering attack on the chancellor for cutting housing benefit to young people and to call for Labour to join the Scottish National party in mounting an effective opposition to the Tories.
Andrea Leadsom has told Conservative MPs that she is happy to show them a summary of her tax returns if they ask, but she will not immediately follow in the footsteps of her opponents and publish the details publicly.
A trade union has called on the Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom to give guarantees on workers’ rights post-Brexit in the wake of a speech she made calling for people who work in small businesses to have no employee protection at all.