Famously, Jeremy Corbyn could not have entered the Labour leadership contest without the nominations of MPs who wanted a leftwinger in the race, although they had no intention of voting for him. But even before that, it has emerged, the veteran backbench rebel had a highly surprising secret benefactor: Tony Blair.
Vince Cable has signalled he will examine radical new taxes on wealth to ease inequality in Britain, as he vowed to win over voters from the “cult” of Labour under Jeremy Corbyn.
What are the arguments for and against the Conservative Party keeping Theresa May as prime minister?
The Conservative party is so split it is in danger of destroying itself. Theresa May was going to deal with this problem by winning an enormous parliamentary majority, so she could push ahead with Brexit and ride roughshod over whichever faction on her backbenches thought the compromise deal she reached with Brussels was simply not good enough.
The right of EU citizens working in Britain to send child benefits to their children living abroad, even if they are born after Brexit, has become the latest flashpoint in the clashes between London and Brussels over the UK’s withdrawal from Europe.
Conservative MP Nicky Morgan said this morning she has reported a number of Twitter users to the police, after receiving threats of violence with reference to murdered MP Jo Cox.
Transport secretary Chris Grayling has pledged to scrap first class compartments on overpacked commuter trains, as strike activity by the rail unions has placed further pressure on operations.
Now that the Lions tour and Wimbledon are over, and with the Test series against South Africa yet to grab the attention, thoughts can easily turn to the start of the new football season, which is only two weeks away.
The current prime minister could have made it to this list had her plan not backfired.
The deadline for nominations has closed meaning Sir Vince Cable is the party's new leader. What next for his party?
Vince Cable has pledged to offer an “exit from Brexit” as the new leader of the Liberal Democrats, signalling he will continue to push his party’s demand for a second referendum on EU membership.
The British cabinet has accepted that free movement of people for up to four years after Britain leaves the EU will be part of a Brexit transition deal, according to a senior source.
History will remember David Cameron and Theresa May for their political miscalculations, but whose was worse?
U.S. Senator John McCain was found to have a brain tumor, according to a Wednesday statement released by his office.
Sir Vince Cable, who took back his Twickenham seat in the election, is likely to become the next Lib Dem leader when nominations close at 4pm, 20th July.
In an interview with the New York Times, President Donald Trump said he wouldn't have appointed Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General if he had known Sessions would recuse himself from a the probe into Russian interference into the presidential election.
Labour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, stayed away from a crucial meeting of the party’s ruling body in a show of deference to Jeremy Corbyn, privately telling the Labour leader that he would no longer stand in the way of party reform.
The latest Survation poll for the Mail on Sunday suggests that 47% of voters support going back to the polls in the event Theresa May resigns.
No UK general election has been held on another day than a Thursday since 1931. Is it time for that to change?
Based on electoral college vote shares, here is a list of the nine closest US presidential contests in modern times.
Thatcher and Blair dominated the list of largest majorities since the end of the war, but which elections resulted in the smallest majority governments?
While the thirteen seats won by the Tories in Scotland was one of the main election stories, Labour went from one seat to seven. What next for Labour?