If Britain votes to leave the EU it would be “highly unlikely” exit terms could be negotiated within the required two years, according to the former cabinet secretary Lord O’Donnell.
Zac Goldsmith has promised to keep spending on London’s rail and roads while pushing up fares if elected mayor, in a transport manifesto that attempted to paint a choice between Labour’s “experiment” in freezing fares, or delivering new infrastructure.
Campaigners for Britain to leave the European Union could seek to dismantle the National Health Service if they win June’s referendum, senior Labour backbenchers claim.
It is mid morning and students are streaming through the gates of Portsmouth college. But they are not late: lessons do not begin until 10am.
An academy in Knowsley, Merseyside, is under fire after it announced plans to close its sixth form, which will bring to an end A-level provision in the borough.
Restless Conservative backbenchers are asking what might happen in the days after the EU referendum result – with talk among some them over whether it will trigger a vote of confidence in David Cameron.
Nicky Morgan will warn that leaving the EU could herald a “lost generation” as young people would be the big losers from an economic shock.
The Bank of England cherishes its independence. There is nothing that Threadneedle Street would like more than to retain an Olympian detachment when it comes to the Brexit debate, issuing technocratic reports that are treated as uncontroversial by both sides.
A dossier of murders and rapes committed by 50 EU criminals in Britain has been published by a leading out campaign, in a move described by critics as “scaremongering of the worst kind”.
Teachers have voted overwhelmingly to reject the government’s Prevent strategy, designed to tackle extremism, over concerns that it causes “suspicion in the classroom and confusion in the staffroom”.
Try not to think of it as a debate. Try to think of it as couples therapy. Two people with irreconcilable differences fighting for custody of a child that most people have given up on.
Jeremy Corbyn has predicted he can unite all wings of the Labour party in a shadow cabinet in the likely event that he wins the leadership election.