A proposal to make public servants swear an oath of allegiance to British values will not combat radicalisation, leading members of Labour and the Liberal Democrats have said.
Labour MPs have denied a newspaper report claiming that Jeremy Corbyn walked out of a Christmas party after politicians sang the New Labour anthem Things Can Only Get Better and chanted “We want Tony”.
Nicola Sturgeon will call for a fundamental shift in the devolution settlement when she sets out the Scottish government’s proposals this week for keeping Scotland in the European single market.
Britain needs continuity in its trading arrangements with the European Union, Liam Fox has said, but should not pursue a transitional Brexit deal that is too similar to membership of the bloc.
Trump misspelled "unprecedented" in his first tweet about China and the seized drone, and the Twitter universe had a field day with the gaffe.
Labour has narrowed the Conservatives’ commanding poll lead despite lacking the trust of voters on Brexit and the economy, according to the final Opinium/Observer poll of 2016.
Downing Street does not accept the proposal for the UK to pay up to £50bn in a divorce settlement with the EU, Theresa May’s spokesman has said.
Keith Vaz is no longer under investigation by police and will not face charges over allegations he offered to buy cocaine for two male escorts.
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.
Labour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has said he is not consulted by Jeremy Corbyn on key strategy decisions, and does not even know with whom the party leader discusses such issues.
Sunderland faces the “catastrophic” loss of tens of thousands of jobs unless Theresa May gives urgent assurances to Nissan over trade tariffs, a local MP has warned.
The Conservatives will “slaughter” Labour under Jeremy Corbyn in the next election, the former business secretary Sir Vince Cable has said amid a Liberal Democrat split on how to deal with the rival party’s new leader.
Boris Johnson has transformed the terms of the EU referendum debate by announcing that he is to throw his weight behind the campaign to take Britain out of the EU.
Jeremy Corbyn has set up an independent inquiry into antisemitism within Labour as he battles to assert control over a party in turmoil on the eve of crucial local elections.
David Cameron has no intention of withdrawing his claim that Donald Trump was “divisive, stupid and wrong” to call for a ban on Muslims entering the US, Downing Street has said.
Scotland has voted to remain in the United Kingdom, but the country is split down the middle.
The president of the European commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, spent years in his previous role as Luxembourg’s prime minister secretly blocking EU efforts to tackle tax avoidance by multinational corporations, leaked documents reveal.
Theresa May has used her new year message to reassure those who voted for Britain to stay in the European Union that she will fight for their interests “around the negotiating table in Europe this year”.
After a year of seismic shocks comes the protest and fightback. At least that is what activists plan with the first major demonstration of the year – the women’s march – planned for 30 cities around the world on 21 January, the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration as president of the US.