British prime minister Boris Johnson’s key adviser Dominic Cummings told reporters: ‘Read Philip Tetlock’s Superforecasting instead of political pundits who don’t know what they are talking about.’ Photograph: David Mirzoeff/PA Wire

Downing Street has come under intense pressure to explain how an adviser who argued that intelligence is linked to race came to work at No 10, amid fr(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson onboard a lighthouse tender  on the river Thames. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Boris Johnson has said it is “absolutely not true” that he misled the queen over his reasons for proroguing parliament, after a Scottish court ruled t(...)

Ready to serve: Kenneth Clarke. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/File Photo/Reuters

Veteran Tory and Labour MPs have both said they would be willing to lead an emergency government to halt a no-deal Brexit, the leader of the Liberal D(...)