Not so long ago, Michael Gove could address headteachers and have them jeering like unruly schoolboys.
Leaving the EU could put Britain’s biggest cities at risk of the industrial decline last seen in the 1980s under Margaret Thatcher, Gordon Brown will warn.
Oh dear, a clutch of slightly moth-eaten Tory grandees have laid into David Cameron, George Osborne, into the Treasury and Bank of England too, in terms that will make it even harder to bind up the country’s wounds when the referendum campaign ends.
Labour’s Rosena Allin-Khan was declared the victor in the Tooting byelection in south London in a result which was overshadowed by the brutal killing hours earlier of Jo Cox.
The Labour MP Jo Cox, who has died aged 41 after being shot and stabbed in her constituency of Batley and Spen, in West Yorkshire, was a woman who in many ways represented the character and style of the modern Labour party. She was widely viewed as someone who could have been a serious player in the party in the years to come.
In the aftermath of the jocular battle of the river Thames, Jo Cox tweeted a picture of her family in a dinghy flying the “in” flag for Europe.
MPs were in the process of receiving “enhanced” security measures for their homes and constituency offices amid heightened fears of attacks, before the fatal shooting of the Labour MP Jo Cox.
Politicians from across the political spectrum have expressed their shock and horror at the death of the popular Labour MP Jo Cox.
Jeremy Corbyn has accused Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage of being “wolves in sheep’s clothing” as they pose as defenders of the NHS when a vote to leave would put the health service in jeopardy.
There were just two people in the Vote Leave office when the phone rang shortly before 8.20am, the intern on work experience and Priti Patel, the employment minister. The intern had one job and one job only: to make sure Priti wasn’t allowed anywhere near the phone. He failed.
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.
The former cabinet minister Francis Maude has taken a job advising an international law firm on Britain’s exit from the EU, six months after standing down from government.
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.