Theresa May’s defacto deputy has told Tories plotting against her they should instead rally behind the Prime Minister in the “national interest”.
The Tories have proposed Scotland have the toughest default fines for littering in the UK.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has reaffirmed his position on the Irish backstop after being accused of a “cock-up” by Sinn Fein.
Nicola Sturgeon has hit out at the “appalling” and “Dickensian” comments made by the Scottish Tory welfare spokeswoman Michelle Ballantyne, who sparked an outcry at Holyrood after she said it was “fair” that people receiving benefits could not have “as many children as they like”.
A senior Conservative MEP has been forced to apologise after comparing Socialists in the European Parliament to Nazis.
Politicians who fail to make the case for the UK remaining in Europe’s single market will be “guilty of a serious dereliction of duty”, the chair of the prestigious Russell Group of universities has warned.
Boris Johnson has delivered a speech in which he denounced Theresa May’s Chequers plan for EU withdrawal as an “outrage” that would leave the UK “locked in the tractor beam of Brussels”.
Jeremy Corbyn’s message on health, social care and the cost of living “may resonate with millions of workers” and “predictable responses just won’t cut it with public”, an ex-Tory minister has warned.
The scale of problems in the Tory election campaign has been revealed in internal data suggesting the party was on course for a comfortable win just days before Theresa May’s humiliation at the ballot box.
Leading Tory Brexiteers have dismissed claims of a plot to oust Theresa May over her controversial Chequers blueprint for leaving the European Union (EU).
Michael Gove has urged Tory MPs to rally behind Theresa May after hardline Brexiteers attended a meeting looking at ways to unseat the Prime Minister.
Theresa May’s premiership was under fresh pressure after Tory MPs spent nearly an hour war-gaming how to oust her at a private meeting.
Theresa May’s Chequers plan for a Brexit deal would be “substantially worse than the status quo” for British businesses, Boris Johnson has warned.
Downing Street has delivered a stinging slapdown to former foreign secretary Boris Johnson, saying he has produced “no new ideas” on Brexit.
The Scottish Government is being urged to give police dogs the “protection they deserve” by including plans to make attacking such animals a specific offence.
Boris Johnson has launched a scathing attack on Theresa May’s Brexit strategy, branding it a “fix” that can only lead to victory for the EU.
The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has said he is “strongly opposed” to key parts of Theresa May’s proposals for a post-withdrawal trade deal.
Former Brexit secretary David Davis has branded Theresa May’s Chequers Brexit blueprint which triggered his Cabinet resignation as “actually almost worse than being in”.
Bending leadership rules in favour of Boris Johnson would risk “swamping” the Tory party with entryists and causing long-term damage, Lord Hague has warned.
Dozens of senior Tories including Environment Secretary Michael Gove have promised to cut down on their plastic use for Lent in the latest sign of the party’s bid to burnish its green credentials.