The UK is expected to launch formal talks to leave the European Union in January or February next year, one of Europe’s top leaders said after a special summit without Britain, aimed at rallying the bloc battered by Brexit and the migration crisis.
Jeremy Corbyn has called on Labour MPs critical of his leadership to rejoin the frontbench if he wins next week’s vote, as long they respect his mandate and accept the “general direction” of his anti-austerity policies.
Ukip is expected to elect its first female leader at the party’s annual conference, ahead of a struggle for relevance after the Brexit vote and departure of Nigel Farage.
John McDonnell has said he is “furious” about a briefing note from Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign team that listed 13 Labour MPs who had supposedly abused their party leader, saying he had apologised and would meet the MPs in question.
The words just wouldn’t come. On Monday, Theresa May had tried to find a way of paying tribute to David Cameron but had managed to come up with little more than: “He was OK if you like that kind of thing, I suppose.”
Jeremy Corbyn will use a speech in London on Thursday to announce that Labour will research the radical policy of universal basic income, which would replace means-tested benefits with a flat-rate payment.
David Davis, the Brexit secretary, has been snubbed by UK retail bosses after he tried to call an industry meeting to discuss the pros and cons of exiting the EU.
Nick Clegg has suggested he could follow David Cameron, with whom he spent five years in coalition, out of parliament before 2020.
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.
Jeremy Corbyn has lost his majority on Labour’s national executive committee after a fierce debate at the party conference, where there were accusations of attempts to rig the balance of the party executive.
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.
Theresa May has intervened in the row over Keith Vaz’s conduct by pointedly calling for MPs to maintain the public’s confidence or consider their positions.
Many took to social media following the UK's historic vote, including some footballers past and present.
Labour is facing serious questions about the role of of hard-left activists within Jeremy Corbyn’s grassroots movement after the party’s decision to expel four alleged Trotskyists was challenged by Britain’s biggest trade union.
Labour needs to change to overcome a feeling it is not fit for purpose in the modern era, the shadow cabinet minister Lisa Nandy has said, as she launched a new group that aims to unify supporters.
Theresa May has dismissed threats by EU countries to veto Brexit negotiations with the UK, as she declared: “The 27 will sign up to a deal with us.”
The former Labour Treasury minister who left the notorious “there’s no money” note after the party lost the 2010 general election considered “throwing himself off a cliff” in the wake of the controversy it sparked.
Once they exchanged jokes in the Downing Street rose garden, but now Nick Clegg is trudging the Oxfordshire lanes of his former boss’s constituency – not exactly in the hope of taking the seat from his Conservative successor but in an attempt to come second.
Downing Street has warned against attempts to “reheat the arguments” of the EU referendum following claims that the Treasury has issued dire internal warnings about the impact of a hard Brexit.