Shortly after Boris Johnson and Michael Gove declared that they would campaign for Brexit back in February, the former Tory leader William Hague seemed more preoccupied with the fate of the Conservative party than with Britain’s future relationship with the EU.
Tony Blair has suggested that he will refuse to accept the verdict of the Chilcot inquiry if it accuses him of committing Britain to invading Iraq before he told parliament and the public.
Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader, has hinted that he would like to see Ed Miliband serve in his shadow cabinet, after appearing alongside the former party leader during a pro-EU event and in interviews.
David Cameron’s hopes of being able to avoid terminal damage to Conservative party unity after the EU referendum campaign were dented on Sunday when two rebel MPs openly called for a new leader and a general election before Christmas.
For many, the 1963 film The Great Escape sums up the bravery of the allied forces during the second world war. At the very least, its theme music is a nostalgic reminder of Christmas television.
Jeremy Corbyn faced fresh criticism over his handling of antisemitism allegations after Labour’s sister party in Israel said it had had no reply to a letter its leader sent to him a month ago expressing dismay and inviting him to Jerusalem to see the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum.
Religious leaders from the UK’s main faith communities – including former archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams – have joined forces to oppose Brexit, saying the EU is vital to preserving peace, fighting poverty and tackling the migration crisis.
David Cameron has said Boris Johnson remains one of the main contenders to succeed him as prime minister when he steps down.