Brexit talks are a "very difficult process" but they need to move fast to give enough time for officials to negotiate a trade deal, the vice president of the European Commission has told CNBC.
John Major wrote a five-page personal letter to his predecessor, Margaret Thatcher, to tell her of his government’s decision to abolish her flagship poll tax, which he described as unfair, uncollectable and indefensible.
Demand for Irish passports in the UK has jumped by 50% since the Brexit vote, Ireland’s minister for foreign affairs and trade has revealed.
Leaving the European Union without a deal in place would have, “widespread, damaging and pervasive” effects on Britain’s economy and legal system, a report says.
Margaret Thatcher intervened to overrule the home secretary and ensure that the Moors murderers, Myra Hindley and Ian Brady, were never released from prison, Downing Street papers have revealed.
University vice-chancellors earning more than the prime minister will be asked to prove they are worth it as part of a clampdown on accelerating pay increases among higher education leaders.
The last PMQs ahead of the summer featured clashes over the living wage and public sector pay. Could it have been May’s final showdown with Corbyn?
The defence secretary, Michael Fallon, has demanded military discipline from his cabinet colleagues after Conservative backbenchers said they would back the prime minister in sacking any disloyal ministers.
Jeremy Corbyn has accused Theresa May of being out of touch with the realities of low pay in Britain and mocked her “squabbling cabinet” during a sometimes fractious final prime minister’s questions before the summer recess.
There won’t be an autumn election, but the government will not last a full five-year parliamentary term.
President Donald Trump’s approval ratings six months in are historically bad. What does he think of the latest poll?
A recent YouGov poll, conducted for 38 degrees, suggests that a clear majority of voters feel the media mogul has too much power over British politics.
A recent YouGov poll looking at what people remember from the general election campaign reveals how bad the campaign was for the Conservative party.
Brexit secretary David Davis took part in less than an hour of discussions with the EU on the first day of substantive negotiations with Brussels before his early return to Westminster prompted suggestions that the government’s parliamentary weakness was impeding the talks.
At the start of May, the Conservatives dominated the local elections, but Andy Burnham won a key victory for Labour. What has he been doing while in office?
Corbyn's performance in the election secures his position, but what are his previous opponents, and other leadership candidates, doing now?
The majority of Brexit supporters would be happy to swap European free movement for single market access, according to two studies which suggest ways for Britain to pull back from the brink in the upcoming negotiations.
Theresa May “celebrates” her one-year anniversary at Downing Street today, but who will replace her when the time comes for her to move on?
Tony Blair has warned that the combination of Brexit followed by a Jeremy Corbyn government would soon leave Britain “flat on our back”, arguing that a deeply divided country needs a fundamental rethink of its political ideas.
The US president tweets a lot. Here are some of his most controversial tweets.
For Spreadsheet Phil, the numbers look bad.
The number of violent incidents involving acid and other corrosive substances are increasing in Britain. What is happening and how does our situation compare to those of other countries?
Theresa May’s hand has been strengthened – not by a whopping majority – but by backing from the 1922 Committee over potentially sacking ministers.