James Cleverly

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Methodist Central Hall polling station opens in London, as voters go to the polls in today’s general election. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire.

It’s Election Day. After a five-week campaign that saw Boris Johnson accused of wholesale dishonesty and callousness towards the victims of Conservati(...)

Two hands: UK prime minister and Conservative leader Boris Johnson gets to grip with a cod in Grimsby, northeast England. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP.

“Another whopper on the side of a bus,” says the advertisement on the side of a red London double-decker. “Must be an election.” Created by advertisi(...)

John Major: “Brexit may even break up our historic United Kingdom,” he will tell a rally demanding a second EU referendum in London on Friday evening. Photograph:  Tom Honan

Sir John Major has endorsed three ex-Conservative independent candidates running against Boris Johnson’s party in the UK general election. The Tory f(...)

The Northern Secretary Julian Smith has announced that new talks aimed at restoring Stormont are to begin just four days after the Westminster general election. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The Northern Secretary Julian Smith has announced new talks aimed at restoring Stormont will begin just four days after the Westminster general electi(...)

Screen grab from an official Conservative Party Twitter account. The party has faced criticism after one of its official Twitter accounts was rebranded as a fact checking service during the ITV leaders’ debate. Photograph: Conservative Party/PA Wire.

The Conservative party has been accused of misleading the public after rebranding one of its Twitter accounts. For the duration of the televised deb(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in London, England, on Thursday. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

Boris Johnson has refused to apologise to the family of murdered MP Jo Cox for suggesting that the best way to honour her memory would be to deliver B(...)

Jane Dodds, the Liberal Democrats candidate who won the byelection in Brecon and Radnorshire. Photograph: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg

The Liberal Democrats have promised to consider further alliances with other anti-Brexit parties after a byelection victory in Brecon and Radnorshire (...)

Britain’s international development secretary Rory Stewart: a dark-horse candidate who has hijacked the contest with a surprising social media campaign. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga

The Conservative Party has sought to limit the field of leadership candidates and shorten the race by setting a higher bar for entry and for surviving(...)

Leader of the Liberal Democrats Vince Cable addresses the media with activists outside Chelmsford City Council Civic Centre. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Vince Cable has hailed his Liberal Democrats party as “the big winners” of the local election, with the party gaining hundreds of seats and a series o(...)

British secretary of state for foreign affairs Jeremy Hunt: one of at least 10 MPs considering a prime ministerial bid. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

At least 10 cabinet ministers are considering putting themselves forward to take over from Theresa May as British prime minister after she promis(...)

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