William Hague and his wife, Ffion. In the last election, the former Conservative leader won the Richmond seat by more than 23,000 votes. Photograph: Gerry Penny/AFP/Getty Images

Every vote counts, but some count a lot more than others. When British voters go to the polls on Thursday, the great majority of them will do so knowi(...)

Britain’s education secretary Michael Gove during a broadcast of the Andrew Marr Show at the BBC studios in London yesterday

Conservative Party Eurosceptics were given a boost when two cabinet ministers publicly declared they would vote to leave the European Union on (...)