Nothing says modernity, progress and optimism quite like President Barack Obama surrounded by a troupe of young people and talking of the importance of solidarity among nations. At least that is what those running the pro-EU Remain campaign will devoutly hope.
Jeremy Corbyn will secure an even greater mandate from Labour members if his opponents, who are motivated by “deep malice”, succeed in triggering a fresh leadership contest, the founder of the grassroots movement Momentum has said.
Boris Johnson has launched a fresh assault on David Cameron’s decision to spend more than £9m on a pro-EU leaflet sent to every UK household, saying the document was full of factual errors and “not sufficiently absorbent for the purposes” to which someone might wish to put it.
It was a bright cold day in April and the clocks were striking 13. Jeremy Corbyn, his chin nuzzled into his chest, stood up to speak at Senate House in central London. “This building was the model for George Orwell’s Ministry of Truth,” he began. “We shall see.”
Nigel Farage has called for an end to infighting among Brexit campaigners as the group run by the Ukip donor Arron Banks backed down from threats of legal action against Vote Leave.
David Cameron would be overthrown as prime minister within 30 seconds of a vote to leave the EU in the June referendum, Kenneth Clarke has said.
One of Boris Johnson’s Eurosceptic disciples interrupted a live Channel 4 broadcast on Friday night on the mayor of London’s orders.
Ukip has proposed a radical overhaul of the Welsh assembly and its governance, including pledges to make St David’s Day a bank holiday, and training firefighters to double as paramedics.
On a London council estate last week, Zac Goldsmith – the Conservatives’ mayoral candidate – launched his manifesto with pledges on transport, housing and jobs. When he sits down to talk to reporters, no one asks about any of that.
Clutching Momentum and socialist party banners, and placards reading “Geordies got ya back Corbyn”, a crowd of about 50 people swarmed around the Labour leader as he arrived at the Hilton hotel in Gateshead on Thursday evening, chanting his name as he got out of his car. Owen Smith received no such welcome.
Will Theresa May try to call an early general election? With Labour in such obvious disarray and her own Commons majority consisting of just 12 possibly disloyal MPs, the temptation must be obvious.
Labour’s national executive committee (NEC) must have the power to determine who is eligible to vote in a leadership election, depending on the circumstances surrounding the poll, the court of appeal has heard.