The two rival candidates to replace Nick Clegg as leader of the Liberal Democrats have united to launch a campaign to stop the Conservative government from scrapping the Human Rights Act.
David Cameron is to meet the European commission president at the start of a week-long charm offensive in which he will visit five European leaders in a bid to renegotiate the terms of the UK’s EU membership.
A new YouGov poll, for the Sunday Times, indicates that voters think that David Cameron will have a tough time negotiating reforms.
One million votes from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities helped put David Cameron back into Downing Street, according to new research into attitudes among minority voters.
The Labour party plans to exploit the government’s relative weakness in the Commons and the Lords to try to ensure 16- and 17-year-olds are allowed to vote in the EU referendum.
Former deputy prime minister John Prescott is backing Andy Burnham as Labour leader. Announcing his support, Prescott says he sees the skills and qualities of a young Tony Blair in the shadow health secretary.
Skulking at the back of a packed room of politicians and journalists on Wednesday evening, an unkempt Stewart Wood, the Labour peer described as Ed Miliband’s éminence grise in the days when he needed one, was furiously making notes as a man in a T-shirt called for a clampdown on predatory corporate giants and the championing of the living wage.
The former cabinet minister Eric Pickles is to be given a knighthood, Downing Street has announced.
Michael Gove has hit out at the “invincible arrogance of Europe’s elites” in a bruising interview on Sky News, in which he accused the prime minister of scaremongering.
Only Labour can “save Britain from Brexit” according to Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, who have come together with former Labour leaders to issue a warning to the party’s voters ahead of the EU referendum.
Jeremy Corbyn has said Britain “cannot and must not close the borders” to workers from the European Union, as he delivered his strongest argument yet for Britain to vote remain in the referendum.