Well, knock me down with a Christmas pudding! William Hague has chosen what is virtually Christmas Eve to tell elderly, Tory and EU-wary readers of the Daily Telegraph that he plans to vote for Britain to stay in the European Union when the great day comes. Many will be baffled, then quite cross.
A Foreign Office mandarin urged a cleaning firm to discipline staff who had complained to the foreign secretary, Philip Hammond, about their pay, a newly released document shows.
The former foreign secretary William Hague has said that the UK should not rule out having some of its own forces on the ground in Syria and Iraq if it is to defeat Isis.
William Hague, the former foreign secretary, is to take over as chairman of London’s military thinktank, the Royal United Services Institute (Rusi), in September.
William Hague, the outgoing leader of the house, suffered a humiliating rebuff on his final day in the Commons when a Tory backbench rebellion saw off an attempt, engineered by Hague and the chief whip, Michael Gove, to start the ousting of the Speaker, John Bercow.
William Hague has tabled a change to parliamentary procedures to make it easier for Tory opponents of the Commons Speaker, John Bercow, to unseat him after the election.
Farcical debate and party politics has blocked the potential for an extremely important development of the role of MPs
Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has dismissed William Hague’s plans for English laws for English people, and committed to vote on English-only issues at “each and every opportunity” when Scotland’s interests are affected.
‘And the finalists are ... George Osborne, Theresa May, William Hague, Nicky Morgan and Sajid Javid.” Jeremy Hunt either hadn’t made the cut for this particular edition of Fifteen to One, with which the Conservatives had chosen to start their new year election campaign, or had got stuck in A&E. Such a shame the health secretary couldn’t make it as the NHS has been such a success story for the Tories recently.
William Hague, the leader of the Commons, has said it is time for the house to make decisions in the coming months that will give only English and Welsh MPs the power to decide on laws that affect their two countries.
Everton have not been in great form in the Premier League this season.
Leeds face Millwall on Saturday.
The Wolverhampton Wanderers academy graduate had a night to forget for Nuno Espirito Santo and co despite the Molineux side's win.
Kieran Tierney joined Arsenal from Celtic in the summer transfer window.
Alfredo Morelos's strike counted for nothing as Steven Gerrard's Rangers lost to Young Boys of Bern in the Europa League on Thursday.
Aston Villa striker Wesley has failed to score with much regularity since signing for Dean Smith's side in the summer.
Neil Lennon’s Celtic won in the Europa League on Thursday evening.
Rangers were on their way to bringing a famous result back to Ibrox.
Celtic beat CFR Cluj in front of the ex-Bhoys winger Ross Wallace.
It was a mixed night for Rangers in the Europa League with Steven Gerrard's side eventually going down 2-1 to Young Boys in Switzerland.
Is there a conspiracy to unsettle Mark Carney? The governor of the Bank of England sometimes sounds as if he thinks there is.
The former foreign secretary, William Hague, has been accused of attempting to undermine Bank of England governor Mark Carney after he warned that central bankers could lose their independence if they ignore public anger over low interest rates.
Boris Johnson will have to share Chevening, the grace-and-favour home traditionally used by the foreign secretary, with Liam Fox and David Davis – the two other cabinet ministers in charge of implementing Brexit.