Britain’s Labour Party leader Keir Starmer leaving his home in London on Monday. Photograph:  Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images

Labour leader Keir Starmer has sought to calm nerves in his party after a chaotic weekend of internal conflict and a botched shadow cabinet reshuffle (...)

The bitter falling out between Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon and her predecessor Alex Salmond has become a real threat to their Scottish National Party’s (SNP) political fortunes. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

The bitter falling out between Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon and her predecessor Alex Salmond, long a lurid sideshow in Edinburgh, has bec(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson: Government is working on a response to rising support for Scottish independence. Photograph: Leon Neal/PA Wire

The Scottish National Party’s (SNP) promise to hold a second independence referendum with or without Boris Johnson’s approval has upped the stakes in (...)

 British prime minister  Boris Johnson  holds a cod during a general election campagin visit to Grimsby Fish Market on December 9th 2019 in Grimsby, England. Photograph: Ben Stansall/WPA Pool/Getty

For almost a week, British and European Union negotiating teams have been meeting in the faceless offices of Britain’s business department near Victor(...)

British’s prime minister Boris Johnson will chair an emergency Cobra meeting where the decision will be made to move from the ‘containment’ to the ‘delay’ stage. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament/AFP via Getty Images

Britain is expected to move on Thursday into the next stage of its strategy to combat the coronavirus, encouraging “social distancing” to slow the spr(...)

Boris Johnson argues that before the 2014 independence referendum, the SNP said the vote would be a ‘once in a generation’ vote and that they should hold to that commitment.

At prime minister’s questions on Wednesday, Boris Johnson was at his most emollient, praising MPs on all sides for the quality of their questions and (...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty

Boris Johnson has urged voters to return a majority Conservative government as the only alternative to a “nightmare on Downing Street” in the shape of(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and former Labour leader Ed Miliband (second left) speak with flood-affected residents in Bentley, Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Photograph:  Oli Scarff/PA

Boris Johnson will step up pressure on Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party on Wednesday, warning that only a Conservative majority government can deliver Brex(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Conservative leader Boris Johnson. Photograph: PA/AFP

There was an elegiac quality to exchanges in the House of Commons this week as MPs paid tribute to Speaker John Bercow, who has left after 10 years in(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street. Photograph: Hollie Adams/PA Wire

Boris Johnson will ask MPs next Monday to approve a general election on December 12th but opposition parties have signalled that they will deny him th(...)

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