Labour has accused Nicola Sturgeon of playing games with the trade union movement after the Scottish first minister appealed for a joint front to attack Conservative reforms of trade union law.
The Liberal Democrat leader, Tim Farron, has accused David Cameron of trying to get maximum headlines out of the story of the three-year-old Syrian refugee who was pictured drowned on a beach, as he called for the UK to opt into the EU-wide quota system.
Voter distrust of Labour’s use of taxpayers’ money is an existential threat to the party, and members who deny it by claiming the public are against austerity are flying in the face of evidence, according to a pamphlet co-authored by Heidi Alexander, the new shadow health secretary.
Britain’s plans to create new relationship with the European Union could be coordinated with far-reaching EU treaty changes to create an integrated eurozone, the controversial reforming French economics minister has said.
In the face of two days of lurid allegations about David Cameron’s days at Oxford University, Downing Street has maintained an official vow of silence.
Liberal Democrat conference delegates gave Charles Kennedy a two-minute standing ovation on Tuesday after watching an affectionate video tribute to their former leader, who died in June.
Europe’s migration crisis is helping Britain’s campaign to curb or regulate freedom of movement within Europe as it tries to renegotiate the terms of its EU membership, the foreign secretary has said.
Tim Farron will signal that he is prepared to go back into coalition with the Tories as he mounts a firm defence of Nick Clegg’s record in government, in his first party conference address as leader of the Liberal Democrats.
Conservative party sources have denied that David Cameron was involved in a bizarre university dining club ritual involving a dead pig’s head.
David Cameron is facing fresh questions from Labour and the SNP over allegations by the former Conservative deputy chairman Lord Ashcroft that the prime minister conspired to mislead the public before the 2010 election about his knowledge of Ashcroft’s non-dom tax status.
Andrea Leadsom, the new environment secretary, supports foxhunting and once said she wanted to end farming subsidies.
Theresa May has drawn a decisive line under the David Cameron era with a sweeping reshuffle that saw several of his key ministers, including justice secretary, Michael Gove, sacked, and her own handpicked team rewarded with cabinet posts.
Labour grassroots members are in open revolt over a series of restrictions imposed by the party’s ruling national executive over the leadership contest – with some branches holding unofficial meetings in defiance of a ban imposed nationally earlier this week.