John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, has refused to intervene to ensure Hilary Benn remains a Labour MP amid reports that he is facing a possible deselection battle with activists in his local party.
European leaders have come to a 27-nation consensus that a “hard Brexit” is likely to be the only way to see off future populist insurgencies, which could lead to the break-up of the European Union.
Michael Gove’s inspiration for including Tennyson’s The Charge of the Light Brigade in the new English GCSE syllabus is becoming clearer every day.
Britain’s biggest business organisation will make an urgent plea to Theresa May this week to come forward with clearer plans for Brexit to avoid further crippling uncertainty and serious damage to the economy.
The carefully brokered truce within Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet is at risk of blowing apart, with the shadow Brexit secretary, Keir Starmer, said to be “furious” at John McDonnell’s description of leaving the European Union as an “enormous opportunity”.
Theresa May and Angela Merkel have discussed the possibility of agreeing deals with African countries to stem migration into Europe following the model of the EU-Turkey refugee deal, as well as the importance of rolling over sanctions against Russia in relation to the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Lawyers for the Scottish and Welsh governments have been allowed to take part in the supreme court case over Theresa May’s decision to bar MPs from voting on Brexit.
Conservative MPs have called on the chancellor to reconsider welfare cuts ahead of the autumn statement, after a backbench motion to pause the planned cuts passed unanimously in the House of Commons.
Germany has begun to harden its stance with the UK over Brexit, with its finance minister warning that Britain would face EU budget bills for more than a decade even after severing political ties with the bloc.
Government lawyers are exploring the possibility of arguing in the supreme court that the article 50 process could be reversed by parliament at any time before the UK completes its exit from the European Union.
Nigel Farage is anticipating an invitation to Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president of the United States, sources have indicated, as it was confirmed the interim Ukip leader is poised to launch an eighth bid to become an MP.
Theresa May must not attempt to get special treatment for financial services at the expense of manufacturers and small businesses when the UK leaves the EU, Labour is to warn.
Theresa May’s government has been accused of failing to restrain the furious backlash against this week’s high court judgment about article 50, as one of her own MPs resigned, stepping up the political pressure as she battles to stick to her Brexit timetable.
“We meet tonight in a world transformed,” sighed Theresa May at the opening of her Guildhall speech. Too right, she thought to herself.
Police were called to Aberdeen University after George Galloway was bombarded with glitter.
The SNP has announced Scotland should be able to overrule the EU referendum result. This is undemocratic, and the SNP must learn to accept that Scotland voted to remain part of the UK.
The home secretary, Theresa May, has made further concessions on the snooper’s charter, including on the key issue of privacy, before a Commons battle over the bill next week.
Theresa May is meeting Nicola Sturgeon to underline her support for the UK in her first official visit to Edinburgh as prime minister. The meeting comes as May’s government promises to include Scotland’s devolved administration in negotiations to withdraw Britain from the EU.
The traditional heavyweight political clash of prime minister’s questions is set to be replaced with an undercard bout later this month when David Lidington, the relatively little-known leader of the House of Commons, will stand in for Theresa May for the first time.