Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May  visits a home near the Conservative Party’s conference in Manchester, October 2, 2017. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Theresa May is right. “As Conservatives,” she told the BBC’s Andrew Marr on Sunday, “the arguments that we thought we’d had and won during the 1980s a(...)

Speaking in Brighton, where Labour’s annual conference began yesterday, Jeremy Corbyn identified the European Union’s state aid rules as an obstacle. Photograph:  Leon Neal/Getty Images

Remaining in the single market permanently could prevent Labour from implementing its policies, Jeremy Corbyn has warned. Speaking in Brighton, wher(...)

Boris Johnson and Theresa May in 2016: the UK foreign secretary has said little about Brexit since the referendum. Photograph: Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty

Senior ministers have accused Boris Johnson of backseat driving over Brexit after he warned against any deal that would involve paying the European Un(...)

BBC correspondent Orla Guerin, in Bajaur, part of Pakistan’s troubled tribal belt. What kind of system rewards a news presenter such as  Huw Edwards with vast sums but not correspondents such as Guerin or Lyse Doucet, who put their actual bodies on the line?

A bunch of highly paid women complaining about men being paid even more, innit. You might imagine the BBC gender gap row would be a tough sell in an i(...)

Chris Evans tops the list of BBC salaries

The BBC has published the names of its 96 top presenters who are paid more than £150,000 a year, shining an uncomfortable light on the broadcaster’s p(...)

Britain’s Brexit secretary David Davison the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show on Sunday.

British government Brexit Secretary David Davis has suggested “tagging of containers” could be one method of monitoring trade across the Border after (...)

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, leaves Finsbury Park mosque, where one man has died, eight people taken to hospital and a person arrested after the vehicle struck pedestrians. Visits last week by May and her colleagues to the Grenfell Tower disaster sites have been badly handled, ineffective and twitchy.  EPA/SEAN DEMPSEY

Philip Hammond’s television appearances today reminded me of Nigel Lawson’s deadly critique of Margaret Thatcher in a landmark interview with Brian Wa(...)

Arlene Foster and the DUP pictured at Stormont.  Through long experience, the politicians of Northern Ireland are masters of power-sharing, deal-making and concession-squeezing. They will run rings round the Tories.  David Young/PA Wire

I agree with Jeremy. As the Labour leader told the BBC’s Andrew Marr on Sunday, the present parliamentary configuration is more or less unsustainable.(...)

An exit poll predicting that the Conservatives  would not win a majority is projected on to  BBC Broadcasting House in London on Thursday night.  The news that everybody (bar YouGov) had been madly wrong suited broadcasters very nicely. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

There was an unexpected result at the UK general election. Everybody thought there’d be a landslide for the old order, but a fresh, more flexible opti(...)

Greater Manchester Police have released a picture of Salman Abedi on the night he carried out the Manchester Arena terror attack. Photograph: PA

Some members of the network behind the Manchester Arena suicide bombing last week could still be at large, Britain’s home secretary Amber Rudd has wa(...)