UK health secretary Matt Hancock ahead of the official launch of the Conservative Party’s general election campaign in Birmingham. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

British health secretary Matt Hancock has been accused of “whitesplaining” by a former Conservative Party chairman after he said others in the party “(...)

Michael Gove said during the election campaign: ‘People in this country have had enough of experts’. Photograph: Reuters

One of the more revealing moments of the Brexit campaign came when Michael Gove, a Conservative Outer once close to prime minister David Cameron, sai(...)

Leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (Ukip), Nigel Farage, holds up a ‘We Want Our Country Back’ sign at a public meeting of the EU Referendum campaign in Gateshead, north east England on June 20th, 2016. Photograph: Scott Heppell/AFP/Getty Images

Optimism about the prospects of Britain voting to remain in the EU on Thursday has pushed sterling into its biggest gain against the dollar in eight y(...)

A screengrab taken from the UK parliamentary recording unit (PRU) shows single red and white roses placed on the empty seat where murdered MP Jo Cox used to sit in the House of Commons, during a special session where members of parliament had the opportunity to pay tribute to their late colleague, on June 20th, 2016 in London. Photograph: PRU/AFP Photo/Getty Images

Politics paused in Britain on Monday as colleagues from all parties paid tribute to murdered Labour MP Jo Cox in a special sitting of the House of Com(...)