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Commons speaker John Bercow: facing a call to grant an emergency Commons statement following claims of bullying of staff by MPs, in which he was allegedly involved. Photograph: Rick Findler/PA

The leader of the House of Commons, Andrea Leadsom, has announced an investigation into allegations of bullying against MPs, including the speaker, Jo(...)

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(...)

Britain’s Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom arrives for  a cabinet meeting at No 10 Downing Street in  London on June 20th, 2017. File photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images

Prominent Brexit campaigner Andrea Leadsom, a leading member of the British government, appeared to scold a BBC presenter for showing a lack of patrio(...)

British prime minister-in-waiting Theresa May  is applauded as she delivers a statement outside parliament in London, Britain. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Theresa May will become Britain’s second female prime minister tomorrow, following the surprise withdrawal from the Conservative leadership contest of(...)

Theresa May (above) will succeed David Cameron as British prime minister on Wednesday. This follows the decision by her rival Andrea Leadsom on Monday to pull out of the Tory leadership race. Photograph: Getty

Theresa May will become Britain’s next prime minister on Wednesday after an anticipated contest for the leadership evaporated in the wake of her rival(...)

Andrea Leadsom, Theresa May and Michael Gove, the remaining candidates in contention to replace David Cameron as UK Prime Minister. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The bitter battle to be Britain’s next prime minister will see the final two candidates for Tory leader decided today, as the party was rocked by acc(...)

Former UK chancellor Ken Clarke criticised most of the contenders for the Conservative Party leadership while wearing a live Sky News microphone. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Former UK chancellor Ken Clarke has strongly criticised most of the main contenders in the Conservative leadership race. In apparently unguarded rema(...)

UK home secretary Theresa May: clear favourite to win, with more than 100 pledges of support from MPs. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Conservative MPs start the process of selecting a new leader today as the frontrunner, home secretary Theresa May, faced criticism for refusing to of(...)

British Conservative party leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom, who is emerging as the leading standard-bearer for those who campaigned for Brexit. Photograph:  J Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images

The five candidates to succeed David Cameron as prime minister will make their case before Conservative MPs this evening, amid sharp disagreements a(...)

Conservative MP Andrea Leadsom, Labour MP Gisela Stuart and Conservative MP Boris Johnson during the ITV Referendum Debate last night. Photograph: Matt Frost/Getty Images

Boris Johnson has come under sustained attack during a televised debate on the EU referendum, as a Conservative minister joined forces with a Labour s(...)