Controversial plans to force all state schools in England to become academies have been dropped in the wake of protests, only days after the education secretary, Nicky Morgan, insisted they would go ahead.
Welsh Labour has been dealt a bitter blow in one of its heartland valleys seats where one of its most respected politicians was beaten by the Plaid Cymru leader, Leanne Wood.
Scottish Labour is facing a miserable night in the Holyrood elections after a collapse in the party’s vote left it on the brink of coming third behind the Conservatives.
Sir Philip Green, the former owner of BHS, has called for the resignation of the chair of a parliamentary committee investigating the retailer’s demise suggesting he was “prejudiced” against the entrepreneur.
Kezia Dugdale, the Scottish Labour leader, has admitted the furore over antisemitism within Labour after Ken Livingstone’s remarks last week has damaged her party’s chances in Thursday’s Scottish parliament election.
“We have aspirations to get Labour elected all over,” Jeremy Corbyn declared as he launched the party’s election campaign in Harlow, Essex, last month.
David Cameron has no intention of withdrawing his claim that Donald Trump was “divisive, stupid and wrong” to call for a ban on Muslims entering the US, Downing Street has said.
Willie Rennie is on home turf, putting his fate as Scottish Liberal Democrat leader in the hands of people with whom he grew up and went to school.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, the unlikely survivor of a once-crowded GOP presidential field, said Tuesday night that he was suspending his campaign to be his party's presidential candidate, potentially ending any real battle for the GOP nomination.
Jeremy Corbyn’s critics inside his party have set aside the possibility of a post-election leadership challenge in the face of warnings by pollsters that the party leader remains impossible to defeat in any vote of Labour members.
Jeremy Corbyn has said the “vast majority” of Labour MPs should not fear deselection, as he prepares to strengthen members’ grip on policymaking.
A triumphant Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to reward Labour’s mass membership with more power over the running of the party, after he inflicted a thumping defeat on leadership challenger Owen Smith.