Theresa May, the home secretary, has been warned by cabinet colleagues to act as a “team player” or risk damaging her chances of succeeding David Cameron as leader of the Conservative party.
A new report by the Electoral Reform Society, ‘Open Up’, highlights the changes and challenges in British politics in the coming years.
Polls throughout the week have shown that the Labour party is making steps forwards.
Labour has opened up a seven-point lead over the Conservatives in the latest Opinium/Observer poll, which also shows a sharp fall in the personal approval ratings for the Ukip leader, Nigel Farage.
Nigel Farage is cracking down on Ukip supporters’ social media activity after a series of scandals over racist comments.
Of the many characters caught up in the 1960s sex and spying saga of the Profumo scandal, Mandy Rice-Davies, who has died aged 70 of cancer, managed to turn the celebrity that the whole affair brought to best effect.
Ukip MP Mark Reckless is being sued by his former Conservative colleagues over almost £3,000 spent on wasted campaign material ordered with his name on just before he defected.
David Cameron has fixed the economy for friends on his Christmas card list but not the majority of working people, Ed Miliband said on Wednesday.
Nick Clegg has moved to calm campaigners worried about the proposed EU-US trade deal – the transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP) – saying the government would secure written guarantees that it would not threaten the NHS.
David Cameron is under pressure to justify Zac Goldsmith’s London mayoral campaign, after the leader of Muslim Conservatives called it a disgusting and risible attempt to smear Labour’s winning candidate, Sadiq Khan.
In an electrifying exchange on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, the defence secretary, Michael Fallon, repeatedly refused to answer presenter Sarah Montague’s question over whether London would be safe with Sadiq Khan as its new mayor, in the light of remarks made by Fallon during the course of the election campaign.