Battle of the Somme: Royals at Somme centenary commemoration

Thousands of people, including members of the Royal Family, attend a ceremony in France marking 100 years since the start of the World War One Battle of the Somme.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 1:43 pm

A third of voters think Brexit won't happen - poll

More than a third of voters are not convinced the UK will leave the EU despite referendum result, Newsnight poll suggests.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 11:38 am

Tory leadership: Gove 'standing out of conviction not ambition'

Michael Gove launches his bid to be Tory leader and prime minister with a promise of leaving the EU's single market and cutting immigration.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 11:28 am

Osborne abandons 2020 budget surplus target

Chancellor George Osborne abandons his target to restore government finances to a surplus by 2020, saying there were 'clear signs' of a shock to the economy.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 11:28 am

EU referendum result must be respected, says John McDonnell

The UK's decision to pull out of the European Union must be respected, the shadow chancellor has said, as he outlined Labour's vision for "Brexit".

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 11:06 am

Reality Check

The Reality Check team answers more of your questions about the implications of the UK's vote to leave the European Union.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 9:22 am

Brexit: Tensions emerge over UK-EU trade negotiations

UK and EU politicians send conflicting signals about how the UK's Brexit negotiations should proceed.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 8:29 am

Conservative runners and riders

Who are the main contenders to succeed David Cameron as Conservative Party leader and prime minister.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 7:24 am

David Starkey: David Cameron and Tony Blair's legacies

Historian David Starkey on how David Cameron and Tony Blair will be remembered.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 7:03 am

Andrew Rawnsley on UK politics after EU referendum

The Observer's Andrew Rawnsley on the week after the referendum.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 7:02 am

Angela Rayner appointed shadow education secretary

Angela Rayner has been appointed shadow education secretary, the Labour Party has confirmed.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 6:57 am

How Michael Gove has denied wanting to be PM

How Michael Gove has repeatedly denied ever wanting to be prime minister.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 6:21 am

Tory leadership: Boris Johnson wishes Michael Gove 'every success'

Boris Johnson makes his first public comments since pulling out of the Tory leadership race, saying he wishes Michael Gove "every possible success".

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 5:22 am

Ken Clarke: Michael Gove should quit leadership race

Ken Clarke says Michael Gove "would do us all a favour if he were to stand down now"

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 4:48 am

Mac attack

What can history teach us about the Labour Party's current leadership crisis?

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 8:50 pm

Watch your back

Boris Johnson won't run for Tory leader after Brexit ally Michael Gove said he was the wrong man for the job.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 8:31 pm

In full: Michael Gove interview with Laura Kuenssberg

The full Michael Gove interview with Laura Kuenssberg about why he decided to stand in the Conservative Party leadership contest.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 11:32 am

Heseltine launches scathing attack on Boris Johnson

Tory grandee Michael Heseltine says Boris Johnson has ripped the Conservative party apart, after creating the "greatest constitutional crisis in modern times".

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 10:34 am

Boris Johnson rules himself out of Conservative leader race

Former London mayor Boris Johnson has ruled himself out of the race to be the next Conservative leader and prime minister.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 9:48 am

Chakrabarti inquiry: Labour not overrun by anti-Semitism

The Labour Party is not overrun by anti-Semitism or other forms of racism, but there is an "occasionally toxic atmosphere", an inquiry says.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 8:45 am

Airport expansion decision on hold

A decision on airport expansion in south-eastern England is to be delayed until "at least October", Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin says.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 6:56 am

Boris Johnson out of Conservative leadership contest

Boris Johnson has announced that he will not be running in the Conservative leadership contest.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 6:15 am

European referendum: Pupils 'fear being forced out'

Heads are warning that young European pupils fear they may be forced to leave Britain in the wake of the vote to leave the EU.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 5:43 am

EU opens new phase in Turkey membership bid talks

The EU opens a new chapter in Turkey's controversial EU membership talks, covering budget contributions to the bloc.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 5:37 am

Clive Coleman

Legal opinions are emerging as to how the UK's departure from the European Union might be slowed or even stopped, says Clive Coleman.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 5:17 am