Making change is not easy: it is an art, not a science. As junior partners in a coalition and having been out of power for decades, the Liberal Democrats had to learn quickly how to get things done in a system that can resist change at every turn.
Jeremy Corbyn has floated the idea of letting Labour party members choose some members of his top team in a move to counter calls for the return of full shadow cabinet elections.
Nick Clegg has revealed how his relationship with Michael Gove deteriorated so much while in government that he told No 10 he was no longer prepared to talk to him.
Theresa May has insisted in her first major interview since taking office that there will be no snap general election before 2020. The prime minister told The Andrew Marr Show the country needed a period of stability after the shockwaves of the pro-Brexit vote, and that the UK should be prepared for “difficult times” ahead, despite better-than-expected economic indicators.
Daniel Radcliffe has endorsed Jeremy Corbyn for leader of the Labour Party, saying the veteran leftwinger’s sincerity won him over.
Some debates are marked toxic from the start.
Allies of Theresa May have released details of letters they say the then home secretary wrote to David Cameron making the case for an emergency brake on EU migration amid negotiations before the Brexit referendum, rejecting charges she did not back him on the issue.
Jeremy Thorpe, who has died at the age of 85, became the principal forgotten figure of modern British politics long ago.
The SNP have had electoral success by bribing the middle class, not helping the poor, and they will happily push more into poverty if it advances Scottish independence.
When Boris Johnson was working for the Daily Telegraph in Brussels in the early 1990s, rival British correspondents dreaded midnight calls from their news desks in London.
No one can accuse the English of not being perverse!
The kinder and gentler politics didn’t get off to the kindest and gentlest of starts on day two of Corbyn 2.0.
Allies of Theresa May have rejected claims that she failed to pull her weight in the campaign to stay in the EU, after David Cameron’s former media chief said she declined to help on 13 occasions.
John McDonnell has laid out Labour’s economic plans, announcing a “radically fairer” programme that includes an independently set national living wage likely to be above £10 an hour by 2020.
Once they exchanged jokes in the Downing Street rose garden, but now Nick Clegg is trudging the Oxfordshire lanes of his former boss’s constituency – not exactly in the hope of taking the seat from his Conservative successor but in an attempt to come second.
Downing Street has warned against attempts to “reheat the arguments” of the EU referendum following claims that the Treasury has issued dire internal warnings about the impact of a hard Brexit.
The Norwegian foreign ministry has denied local press reports that it rejected a British request to set up a formal joint taskforce aimed at preparing a post-Brexit free trade deal between the two countries.