Sadiq Khan called on Labour to unite and get into “the habit of winning elections” as the newly elected London mayor urged the party to go back to the strategy followed by previous leaders John Smith and Tony Blair.
In Cardiff, Welsh assembly politicians and their aides were hammering out deals, exchanging insults in the press and attempting to compromise on a deadlock that has prevented the creation of a new government.
There is no evidence that a police force attempted to cover up allegations of child sex abuse against Sir Edward Heath in the 1990s, the police watchdog has found.
Nine police forces have now launched inquiries into whether the Conservative party breached spending rules during the 2015 general election campaign.
David Cameron looks set to avoid facing either Boris Johnson or Michael Gove in the EU referendum live television debates, despite the leave campaign threatening to complain to Ofcom or launch legal action.
Harriet Harman has claimed campaigners calling for Britain to leave the EU are more likely to associate with an old-fashioned view that a woman’s primary role is in the home.
Sir John Major will tell those leading the campaign for Britain to leave the EU that they risk morphing into Ukip through their heavy emphasis on immigration.
Corbyn has been using his six questions at prime minister’s questions to focus on one issue.
The Labour party has been faced with deadlock in the Welsh assembly after an informal coalition of Plaid Cymru, the Conservatives and Ukip successfully blocked a vote to reappoint Carwyn Jones as the country’s first minister.
Police have said that they will continue an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against the late former prime minister Sir Edward Heath, as they attempt to determine whether he committed any offences in the first place and if there are any living accomplices.
Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls has said Labour “didn’t deserve” to win last year’s general election, because under Ed Miliband’s leadership it wasn’t ready to confront Britain’s problems.
The shadow foreign secretary, Emily Thornberry, has intervened in the Labour leadership race, criticising the party’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, and accusing senior figures of attempting to “put the party’s members back in their box”.