Nigel Farage to speak at Donald Trump rally

UKIP leader Nigel Farage is to address supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at a campaign event in Mississippi.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 12:12 pm

Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU

A guide to how the UK will leave the European Union following the 23 June referendum vote.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 11:48 am

Jeremy Corbyn angered by train seat row questions

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn reacts angrily to questions about whether he ignored empty seats before filming a piece about overcrowded trains.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 11:01 am

Green and gone?

Outgoing Green Party leader Natalie Bennett on Jeremy Corbyn, group hugs, "brain freeze" and four years of "stupid" media questions.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 10:09 am

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to 'renationalise' the NHS

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn promises to "remove" private provision within the NHS as part of plans to "renationalise" the health service.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 9:04 am

Yes Minister writer: Series sounded dull

Jonathan Lynn pays tribute to his Yes Minister co-writer Sir Antony Jay, who has died

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 8:29 am

Jones 'extremely angry' over Welsh Labour staff briefing

First Minister Carwyn Jones is "extremely angry" about briefing against Welsh Labour staff, his spokesman says.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 7:39 am

Jo Cox MP death: Actress Tracy Brabin may stand in Batley & Spen by-election

Former soap star Tracy Brabin could apply to stand for Labour in the by-election triggered by the death of Jo Cox.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 6:35 am

What do Corbyn supporters make of the #traingate row?

BBC Radio 4's World Tonight asks people attending a Jeremy Corbyn campaign meeting what they make of the #traingate row.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 6:19 am

Jeremy Corbyn angered by questions about train seat row

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn angered by media questions about claims he was not able to get a seat on a Virgin Train.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 5:44 am

Brexit: Owen Smith opposes Article 50 move without vote

Owen Smith says if he is elected Labour leader, the party would block invoking Article 50 in Parliament unless any Brexit deal was put to the electorate.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 5:41 am

Corbyn could win UK election with big majority says Hatton

UK Labour leader could win a general election with a big majority says Derek Hatton.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 5:24 am

Yes Minister writer Sir Antony Jay dies at 86

Sir Antony Jay, the co-writer of TV political comedies Yes Minister and Yes, Prime Minister, has died aged 86 after a long illness.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 5:21 am

Lloyds boss regrets 'adverse publicity' after reports of affair

The boss of Lloyds regrets the "adverse publicity and damage" caused by recent media coverage of his personal life.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 5:02 am

Dominic O'Connell

Why did Sir Richard Branson plunge into a row with Jeremy Corbyn - and why nearly a week after the incident?

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 5:01 am

Brexit Watch

The UK voted to leave the European Union in a referendum on 23 June. Here's your daily summer briefing of all the latest Brexit-related news.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 4:58 am

Owen Smith denies calling Jeremy Corbyn a 'lunatic'

Owen Smith denies calling Jeremy Corbyn a "lunatic" but the Labour leadership challenger says he's sorry if he offended anyone by using the word.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 4:19 am

From the archives

The latest release of previously secret Foreign Office papers from the 1980s reveals a humorous footnote to the British government's ambivalent attitude towards Nelson Mandela.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 8:59 pm

Ex-runner Zola Budd triggered government row, archives show

A campaign to fast-track British citizenship for South African runner Zola Budd triggered a major government rift in the mid-1980s, newly released documents show.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 8:59 pm

Margaret Thatcher held secret Saudi arms talks, archives show

Margaret Thatcher held secret talks with Saudi Arabian rulers in 1985, leading up to the UK's largest arms sale, newly released official documents show.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 8:59 pm

MPs call for ban on plastic microbeads

A worldwide ban on plastic microbeads in cosmetics should be imposed as soon as possible, MPs demand.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 6:48 pm

The Corbyn train video that sparked a row

Virgin Trains has questioned footage showing Jeremy Corbyn sitting on the floor of a "ram-packed" service.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 4:05 pm

MP Ben Bradshaw death threat man spared jail

A man who admitted leaving a "venomous" death threat message on the answerphone of Labour MP Ben Bradshaw is spared jail.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 11:45 am

Green contenders

Who are the candidates standing to lead the Green Party in England and Wales?

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 10:27 am

First minister warns on cost of Brexit to Scotland

The first minister warns that leaving the EU could cost the Scottish economy billions of pounds.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 10:10 am