Whether or not Ed Miliband was the reason Labour did so badly is up for debate, but it arguably played a part.
Jessica Ennis-Hill could delay her return to the heptathlon until later in the summer after running a disappointing time on her comeback, her coach, Toni Minichiello, has revealed.
The Liberal Democrats are seeking to move quickly from their near-wipeout in the election by choosing a new leader by mid-July, in a contest expected to be a head-to-head between Tim Farron and Norman Lamb.
The Scottish National party’s new MPs are in talks about replacing the Liberal Democrats as the third party in the House of Commons – including taking over the plush office used by Nick Clegg, chairmanships of select committees and opposition parliamentary time.
Iain Duncan Smith is to press ahead with his controversial welfare reforms after David Cameron confirmed that the former Conservative leader would remain in the cabinet as the work and pensions secretary.
The Labour party made a bad mistake when it abandoned its campaign to create an era of One Nation politics after the idea was “written off as a failed brand”, the shadow cabinet minister Ivan Lewis has said.
A case of champagne is among the rewards being offered by tabloids and rightwing pundits in return for the whereabouts of the so-called “Ed Stone”.
Caroline Flint is extremely likely to run as deputy leader of the Labour party in a challenge to the likely trade union favourite Tom Watson, the Guardian understands.
A battle for the soul of the Labour party was in full swing on Sunday as Peter Mandelson tore into what he called the “terrible” mistakes of Ed Miliband’s leadership, which produced the party’s worst election result since 1987.
David Cameron is to move fast to capitalise on his general election victory by introducing key elements in the Tory manifesto for an EU referendum and the scrapping of the Human Rights Act that will be overseen by Michael Gove.
The anti-immigrant sentiment of the Brexit debate has swept all before it in many parts of the UK, but in Scotland the tone is very different as the country grapples with the consequences of Thursday’s historic vote.
Britain was heading into a period of unprecedented political, constitutional and economic crisis on Saturday night as European leaders stepped up demands for it to quit the EU as soon as possible.
Jeremy Corbyn has defended Labour’s campaigning in the EU referendum, telling a heckler at London’s Pride festival: “I did all I could”, after earlier using a defiant speech to insist he would resist attempts to topple him.