The promenade wall in Aberystwyth,  Wales, takes a battering from waves driven by storm-force winds earlier this month. Photograph: Dimitris Legakis/EPA

A UK Independence Party (Ukip) councillor has blamed recent storms and floods on the British government’s decision to legalise gay marriage.David Silv(...)

Pc Keith Wallis (53) arriving at the Old Bailey in central London. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

A police officer accused of falsely claiming to have witnessed the Plebgate row today pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey Pc Keith Wallis (53) of West Dr(...)

 Bottles of Margaret Thatcher themed beer are for sale in the Central Hall Foyer of Manchester Central on the second day of the Conservative Party conference. Photograph:  Oli Scarff/Getty Images

The British Conservative Party opened its annual conference with a video tribute to Margaret Thatcher, who died this year. Activists paid homage in th(...)

A UKIP candidate’s rosette during the local elections count at Oaklands Snooker Club in Cinderford, Gloucestershire for the Gloucestershire districts. Photograph: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

The UK Independence Party won seats from prime minister David Cameron’s Tories and their Liberal Democrat coalition part(...)

George Galloway MP speaks during tonight’s sitting  in the House of Commons in London. Photograph: PA Wire

Tributes to former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher have gone on long enough, Respect MP George Galloway said tonight as he attempted t(...)