Labour has rejected Michael Gove’s vision of life outside the EU as “completely ridiculous utopian rubbish” after the justice secretary said Britain could walk away from the EU while retaining free access to European markets.
When Nicola Sturgeon strode across the gravel of Ferguson shipyard on the Clyde, one campaign ritual which has come to symbolise her popularity and dominance of Scottish politics quickly took centre stage: the selfie.
Online harassment and abuse is “stifling debate and ruining lives”, according to Yvette Cooper, who is calling on police and prosecutors to follow the Guardian’s lead in unmasking the true extent of the problem.
Chris Grayling has become the first Conservative cabinet minister to share a platform with Nigel Farage at an anti-EU rally, where he backed the Ukip leader’s chant of “we want our country back”.
Britain would be “completely killed” in global trade negotiations if it voted to leave the EU because it would be reduced to the status of Jersey and Guernsey, the French economy minister, Emmanuel Macron, has said.
Nick Clegg has accused the home secretary, Theresa May, of attempting to delete sentences from a Whitehall report after it concluded that there was no link between tough laws and the levels of illegal drug use.
Labour’s civil war entered a bitter new phase with Jeremy Corbyn and his deputy Tom Watson locked in a public spat about whether the party risks being taken over by hard left activists driven out in the 1980s.
Theresa May has held her first telephone call with the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, and the two leaders could meet face-to-face in China next month, Downing Street has confirmed.
Hard-left “Trotsky entryists” have been “twisting the arms” of young Labour members to shore up Jeremy Corbyn’s control of the party, deputy leader Tom Watson has said.