Labour has called for an investigation into the conduct of Boris Johnson after he attended an event that promoted his book about Winston Churchill during an official diplomatic trip to Serbia.
There may have been things the prime minister wanted to do less on the last day of parliamentary business before the Christmas recess than appear before the liaison committee, but none immediately came to mind.
Britain’s Brexit deal must meet the needs of all sectors of the economy if the UK is to be successful outside the European Union, the CBI has warned.
Dawn Butler, the shadow minister for diverse communities, has said Labour could do more to halt falling support among black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) voters, as a Fabian Society report reveals they are more likely to feel excluded and disadvantaged as party members.
As away days go, Theresa May’s trip to the European council last week was right down there.
Poor Ed Miliband. There was a time, not so very long ago, when he was hoping to be our next prime minister, before defeat in the general election saw him relegated to backbench obscurity.
Northern Ireland’s first minister, Arlene Foster, should step down immediately to avoid causing potentially lasting damage to the integrity of the devolved assembly, the leader of another party has said ahead of a no-confidence vote.
The UK should not be “frightened to death” of the trade tariffs that could be introduced after Brexit as they may not prove to be a disaster, the head of the Scottish fishing industry has said.
Sajid Javid, the communities secretary, wants to make government employees swear an oath to uphold “British values”.
A proposal to make public servants swear an oath of allegiance to British values will not combat radicalisation, leading members of Labour and the Liberal Democrats have said.
The leader of the Unite union, Len McCluskey, has insisted he still supports Jeremy Corbyn after he suggested the Labour leader would consider stepping down if the party’s opinion poll ratings remain low.
A member of staff at the private hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was treated for acute morning sickness has died in a suspected suicide two days after the hospital was duped by a hoax call from an Australian radio station, it has emerged.
Shukrije Sahiti did not expect her baby to survive.
A new YouGov poll for the Sunday Times indicates that a coalition deal would be preferred to a minority government.
For, I trust, understandable reasons, this column has been so preoccupied with the demons released by the referendum that we have not taken time to refer to the departure from the government of one George Osborne.
Donald Trump’s team raised concerns with Ukip’s Nigel Farage about the hostile comments made about his presidential campaign by members of the British government, a party source has suggested.
Theresa May has distanced the UK from Washington over John Kerry’s condemnation of Israel, in comments that appear to be designed to build bridges with the incoming Trump administration.
Misdirection is an underrated weapon in parliament: the best way of dealing with an embarrassing situation is to create an even greater embarrassment.
Philip Hammond wants to see Britain retain access to the single market in specific sectors such as financial services, while also securing border controls for the UK.
Britain could end up paying the European Union to retain access to the single market, David Davis and Philip Hammond have said, in a concerted attempt to signal that the government is willing to take a flexible approach to the looming Brexit negotiations.
Labour members must resist attempts planned for 2017 to radically redraw party rules to give leftwing candidates a higher chance of success in future leadership contests, the director of a pressure group has said.
The president of the European commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, spent years in his previous role as Luxembourg’s prime minister secretly blocking EU efforts to tackle tax avoidance by multinational corporations, leaked documents reveal.