Theresa May has spoken on the phone to Donald Trump and stressed to the new US president-elect that he should seek to unite America when he takes office, Downing Street has said.
Theresa May has congratulated Donald Trump on his US presidential election victory, as the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, and his Lib Dem counterpart, Tim Farron, expressed deep unease at the result.
Oh for the days, before the start of the end of the world, when all one had to worry about was Bake Off moving to Channel 4, and whether or not England striker Harry Kane should be taking corners.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton encouraged her supporters and challenged them to continue their work as she delivered her concession speech Wednesday morning.
Donald Trump gave an unusually statesmanlike victory speech today, congratulating his opponent and promising to unite his country.
Politicians around the world have been reacting this morning to news that Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States.
Bill Clinton disparagingly referred to Jeremy Corbyn as being selected for Labour leader because he was “the maddest person in the room”, according to a leaked transcript of a campaign speech he made last year.
Nicola Sturgeon has backed away from making significant changes to Scotland’s income tax system, instead unveiling a modest cutin taxes for the better-off.
Labour should not back an English parliament because that would look like “giving up on Britain”, Tom Watson, the party’s deputy leader, will say on Saturday.
There was a veneer of discipline in the chancellor’s handling of the UK’s public finances, after he ditched his predecessor’s strict target of balancing the budget in 2020 with three looser targets to be met in the next parliament.
Think about UKIP, and most will reflect on three things - leader Nigel Farage (either a man of the people, or a knob - depending on your viewpoint), immigration and Europe.
The phone connection is terrible, but I interview TV star Andrew Michael despite such interference and the noise from passing cars.
Nigel Farage has said he would stand for parliament again if there were a re-run of the South Thanet election, going back on a previous pledge to retire from frontline politics.
Gordon Brown will break his silence on the Labour leadership contest this weekend after a string of senior figures from Tony Blair to Alan Johnson warned that electing the frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn could split the party.
Lord Mandelson says he is praying for an early general election as the quickest way of ousting Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour party.