Chris Coleman wants his Wales players to stay hungry and try to advance in Friday’s quarter-final against Belgium, rather than merely being satisfied with being the last home nation still involved at Euro 2016.
Labour’s leadership challenge against Jeremy Corbyn was up in the air on Thursday morning after plans for Angela Eagle to trigger the contest came up against an alternative pitch from the former shadow work and pensions secretary Owen Smith, who has collected nominations from dozens of MPs.
Boris Johnson has unexpectedly ruled himself out of the Conservative leadership race after a turbulent morning in the contest, hours after his key ally Michael Gove challenged him for the top job.
Theresa May has launched her bid for the Conservative leadership , promising that the UK will leave the EU and saying the country needs a prime minister who can unite the country.
Michael Gove is to stand for the Conservative leadership, saying he does not believe Boris Johnson has the necessary leadership skills to lead the country.
John McDonnell has set up a secret group of advisers to help shape Labour’s stance on the NHS, in an apparent breach of the party’s rules and undermining of its policy process.
Theresa May has told the head of the NHS that it will get no extra money despite rapidly escalating problems that led to warnings this week that hospitals are close to breaking point.
Theresa May’s key committee focusing on the Brexit process has double the proportion of pro-leave ministers than the full cabinet, according to reports.