Gordon Brown will go down in history as a UK Prime Minister who was never elected to No 10.
A UK independence party (Ukip) MEP has been ridiculed on Twitter after calling for a spoof account based in the fictional town of Trumpton to be banned.
Is Norman Smith, the BBC’s assistant political editor, set to become a sort of modern-day Gavrilo Princip?
Last Friday's poll, by YouGov, suggests that 43% of Brits would vote to leave the EU, if there was a referendum, compared to 38% who would vote to remain.
The snap election called in Sweden will worry both Ed Miliband and David Cameron, either of whom could end up in a similar situation next May.
The government's long-awaited olive branch to students ? Proposed £10,000 loans to increase access to post-graduate study, regardless of personal wealth
Thursday’s YouGov poll, for the The Sun, puts the Green party in fourth place, one point ahead of the Liberal Democrats.
Tony Blair has insisted that his much-criticised business dealings with dubious governments round the world have not been as lucrative as people think – as one of his staff suggested his wealth amounted to about £10m.
Labour MP Frank Field, who chairs the work and pensions committee, has called in two of Sir Philip Green’s bitterest former rivals to assist the parliamentary investigation into the collapse of BHS.
Jeremy Corbyn’s allies are urging him to extend an olive branch to disillusioned Labour MPs as shadow cabinet ministers warned that the election results suggest the party is facing defeat in 2020 without improvement.
Nicola Sturgeon has ruled out forging a coalition at Holyrood after failing to win an overall majority in an election that brought humiliation for Labour and saw a resurgence by the Scottish Tories.