Britain will vote to leave the European Union if EU leaders only accept “cosmetic” changes to the way it works, the foreign secretary has said.
The Scottish parliament should be granted full powers over the timing and organisation of a second independence referendum, according to senior SNP figures, who will push for a significant amendment to the Scotland bill on Monday.
David Cameron will issue a dramatic warning to fellow EU leaders this week that he may have to recommend a UK exit from the European Union if they reject his demands for reform.
Jeremy Corbyn’s first electoral test since becoming Labour leader began in earnest on Friday as he and the Ukip leader, Nigel Farage, trooped up to Oldham to woo voters in advance of a byelection next month.
The business lobby group CBI has dismissed accusations that it is misrepresenting the views of its members on the EU referendum, insisting that the majority want to stay in a reformed EU.
A giant effigy of a naked David Cameron with a pig’s head resting in his lap is to be set alight at the Lewes Bonfire night celebrations.
Labour moderates have captured most of the key backbench offices in the parliamentary party in a show of strength designed to prove they can organise against Jeremy Corbyn’s politics, and will fight to influence party policy.
Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to introduce measures to replace money lost by working families in Scotland through the UK government’s cuts to tax credits, but refused to confirm she would top up the full amount of benefits lost.
The majority of the UK cabinet were never told the security services had been secretly harvesting data from the phone calls, texts and emails of a huge number of British citizens since 2005, Nick Clegg has disclosed.
Theresa May was warned by the French president, François Hollande, at their first meeting in Paris that the UK cannot expect access to the single market if it wants to put immigration controls on EU citizens.
Billions of pounds’ worth of public projects will have to be scrapped by Theresa May because of a “tidal wave” of pressures from an impending Brexit, the head of Whitehall’s official spending watchdog has said.
Labour’s chief whip, Rosie Winterton, has written to reassure the party’s MPs after Jeremy Corbyn appeared to suggest at his campaign launch they could face compulsory reselection before 2020, as parliamentary boundaries are reviewed.