Grant Shapps has resigned amid allegations he failed to deal with allegations of bullying within the Conservative Party. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

A British government minister has resigned over allegations he failed to act on claims of bullying in the Tories’ youth wing. Grant Shapps s(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker speaking on Saturday at the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia. Photograph: Paul Matthews

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker brushed off questions at the G20 summit over whether he should step down amid accusations of sweethe(...)

Paul Flowers left the Co-op in June after three years as chairman when the bank brought in new management to oversee a restructuring and deal with a €1.5 billion capital shortfall. Photograph: PA

British police have searched the home of former Co-operative bank chairman Paul Flowers after a national newspaper published a video apparently showin(...)

A UN housing expert urged the British government today to suspend a flagship welfare reform she said was harming vulnerable people, infuriating a mini(...)