A video grab taken from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament’s Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows British prime minister David Cameron as he addresses MPs in the House of Commons in London on Wednesday. Photograph: AFP Photo/PRU

Conservative MPs should ignore their constituents or what they feel may be “advantageous” and vote “with their hearts” in the referendum on Britain’s(...)

Britain’s prime minister David Cameron poses with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker: after the pair had lunch, Cameron said that the EU proposal did not go far enough. Photograph:  Francois Lenoir/Reuters

British officials insist that David Cameron has no interest in a staged confrontation with other leaders during his renegotiation of Britain’s EU memb(...)

British home secretary Theresa May: she  announced a freeze on the UK assets of Andrei Kovtun and Dmitry Lugovoy, who is now a Russian member of parliament, after a judge said there was “no doubt” they poisoned Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006. Photograph: PA Wire

David Cameron has promised tougher action against Russia after a public inquiry found that President Vladimir Putin probably ordered the murder of fo(...)

The threat of multiple resignations from the David Cameron’s cabinet obliged the prime minister to cede ground on key campaign issue. Photograph: Reuters

David Cameron’s decision to allow ministers to choose sides in Britain’s EU referendum is, like the referendum itself, a consequence of his limited au(...)

British prime minister David Cameron: seeking to renegotiate Britain’s EU ties before a vote due by the end of next year. Photograph: Jack Hill/Getty Images

British prime minister David Cameron will let government ministers campaign to leave the European Union in an upcoming referendum, a source in his of(...)

France players celebrate scoring the opening goal during the international friendly soccer match against Germany at the Stade de France. Photograph: Ian langsdon/EPA

The full France squad, with the bereaved Lassana Diarra in their number, will travel to London today before the friendly against England at Wembley(...)

Police guard the Houses of Parliament in London in a show of heightened security following the attacks on Paris. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Within hours of Friday night’s attacks in Paris, the atmosphere in central London had tightened perceptibly, as armed police patrolled near major land(...)

British home secretary Theresa May speaking in the Commons on Wednesday after a new law  requiring communication firms to help spies hack into suspects’ smartphones and computers was unveiled. Photograph: PA Wire

Internet and phone companies will be obliged to keep a record of every website visited by everyone in Britain for 12 months, under sweeping new survei(...)

 British home secretary Theresa May making a statement to members of parliament in the House of Commons about the draft Investigatory Powers Bill. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

New surveillance powers will be given to the police and security services, allowing them to access records tracking every UK citizen’s use of the int(...)

Daniel Craig as James Bond in the lateat Bond movie, Spectre, which ‘fires dud lines at you for 148 minutes you will never get back’. Photograph: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc/PA Wire

The latest Bond film fires dud lines at you for 148 minutes you will never get back, but one really slices through. C, Spectre’s pantomime villain, wh(...)