Nigel Farage, the Ukip leader, has complained that many Uber drivers can’t speak English, play loud music and don’t know their way around London.
The Liberal Democrat leader, Tim Farron, has said Jeremy Corbyn’s victory in the Labour leadership election “potentially changes everything” for his party, likening the movement that led to Corbyn’s election to that behind Syriza in Greece and Donald Trump in the US.
Nicola Sturgeon has threatened to demand a second independence referendum unless David Cameron reverses his welfare cuts and halts plans to renew Trident.
John McDonnell, the new shadow chancellor, has apologised from the “bottom of my heart” for suggesting in 2003 that the IRA should be honoured for the bombings which brought the British government “to the negotiating table” during the Northern Ireland peace process.
Jeremy Corbyn has said he cannot envisage the circumstances in which he would campaign against Britain staying in Europe as he battled to maintain shadow cabinet unity across a range of policy issues.
The Liberal Democrats have selected London assembly member Caroline Pidgeon as their candidate for next year’s mayoral election.
David Mundell, the Scottish secretary, has accused Nicola Sturgeon of sweeping aside the votes of 2 million Scots who voted against independence as if they “counted for nothing”.
Yvette Cooper, pushed into third place in the Labour leadership race, has said she is to dedicate herself to help step up the British and European response to the refugee crisis.
Some politicians seem to get all the luck. Even though the NHS has lurched from crisis to crisis ever since he was appointed health secretary three years ago, Jeremy Hunt has always seemed to get a relatively easy ride.
Millions of trade union members could vote against the UK staying in the EU if the government waters down workers’ rights.
Owen Smith and Angela Eagle are under growing pressure to decide which of them should challenge Jeremy Corbyn next week, amid calls from some Labour MPs for just one candidate to stand against the party’s leader.
Theresa May is meeting Nicola Sturgeon to underline her support for the UK in her first official visit to Edinburgh as prime minister. The meeting comes as May’s government promises to include Scotland’s devolved administration in negotiations to withdraw Britain from the EU.