Barack Obama rang Conservative headquarters on election night with a mistaken but reassuring message for Theresa May because Labour insiders had told him the party was expecting to lose seats, according to a new book about the election.
Sir Bradley Wiggins has broken his silence surrounding the use of powerful banned substances taken with permission for medical reasons before some of his biggest races, insisting that he never sought to gain an unfair advantage.
Owen Smith has raised the possibility of a future Labour government seeking renewed British membership of the EU, saying the UK could rejoin the bloc if the political and economic cost of Brexit was seen as too high.
David Cameron is mounting a last-ditch effort to woo London mayor Boris Johnson to back his campaign to stay in the European Union, by drawing up plans for a new constitutional settlement that puts the sovereignty of British institutions beyond doubt.
The band Squeeze have staged a protest against David Cameron live on BBC television by changing the lyrics of their new song to rail against the destruction of the welfare state.
Almost one year on from the referendum and talk of a second referendum persists. But the SNP should keep silent. For now.
The Labour party is in “big trouble” and could see its support fall further after its heavy defeat at the general election, Alastair Campbell has said.
The coalition government's economic strategy, intended to boost confidence and encourage investment, is having the opposite effect by deterring spending, a thinktank warned on Monday.