British prime minister Theresa May  called for a “new culture of respect” in public life after revelations of sexual harassment. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Theresa May on Monday hailed as “an important step forward” an agreement between the leaders of Britain’s main political parties on a new grievance pr(...)

 Labour MP Harriet Harman said: ‘There are a lot of men saying this has been totally blown out of all proportion, this a witch hunt. No, it’s not a witch hunt, it’s long overdue.’ File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The former deputy leader of the Labour Party has hit back at claims that Westminster is in the grip of a witch hunt as accusations of sexual harassmen(...)

Britain’s leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom accused former defence secretary Michael Fallon of behaving inappropriately towards her.  Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

British prime minister Theresa May has unveiled a new party code of conduct guaranteeing an independent voice in investigations of abuse and harassmen(...)