Prime minister David Cameron speaks to workers during a visit to Kelvin Hughes Voltage in Enfield, north London, yesterday. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Questioned about the size of the majority he enjoyed in the 2010 general election to win in Plymouth Sutton and Devonport, Conservative Oliver Colvile(...)

London mayor Boris Johnson and prime minister David Cameron join a hand-printing session with children at the Advantage children’s daycare nursery in  Surbiton, England. The pair have set their sights on the Scottish National Party recently. Photograph: Toby Melville/WPA Pool/Getty Images

The message is everywhere from David Cameron, even on the gaily coloured sofas so beloved of mid-morning televisions studios. Be afraid, be very afrai(...)

Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Craig Mackinlay, Conservative Parliamentry candidate for South Thanet, enjoy an ice cream  in Ramsgate, Kent. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Boris Johnson walked away from the counter of the Sorbetto ice cream parlour in Ramsgate, happily chomping his way through a bubble gum-flavoured cone(...)

An artist’s impression of how the Olympic Stadium will look when West Ham move in. Photograph: Getty

Fresh questions have been raised over whether West Ham’s deal to move into the Olympic Stadium contravenes European state aid laws, potentially leavin(...)

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon:   Piers Morgan huffs that the Scottish National Party  leader is “the world’s most dangerous woman”. Photograph; Lesley Martin/AFP/Getty Images

For three weeks, the British election campaign has, outside of Scotland, only occasionally interested voters, as politicians struggle to break through(...)

David Cameron: “They don’t believe in the Westminster parliament, they don’t believe in the United Kingdom. They would not be coming to Westminster to help our country. They are coming to Westminster to break up our country.” Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

British prime minister David Cameron has warned that a Labour/Scottish National Party alliance threatens the break-up of the United Kingdom, less than(...)

Mayor of London Boris Johnson: called Tony Blair an ‘epic, patronising tosser’ for saying Britain should not hold a referendum on EU membership. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

The mayor of London Boris Johnson has called Tony Blair an “epic, patronising tosser” for saying that Britain should not hold a referendum on EU memb(...)

London 1% hotel tax proposed There is consternation in London as the frontrunner for the next mayor, Tessa Jowell, is proposing a hotel levy of 1 per (...)

The future of British politics?: Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, has his eye on David Cameron’s job. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Enoch Powell was wrong to say that all political careers end in failure. But for a leader to leave politics with his or her reputation relatively inta(...)

Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson’s contract will not be renewed, the BBC has announced.  Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire. 1:32

The BBC on Wednesday dropped British “Top Gear“ motoring show presenter Jeremy Clarkson, who built a global fan base while repeatedly causing offence (...)