Cabinet minister Amber Rudd has said she would think "very carefully" about getting a lift home with Boris Johnson - as she blasted the Tory frontrunner's suggestion he could suspend Parliament to force a no-deal Brexit.
Jeremy Corbyn has leapt to the defence of London Mayor Sadiq Khan after Donald Trump launched a tweetstorm about "Londonistan".
Tory leadership contender Jeremy Hunt has vowed to shake up the tax system to encourage generations of families to "stick together more".
Theresa May has been accused of attempting to tie the hands of her successor with a massive £27bn funding pledge for schools.
Boris Johnson has insisted the Conservatives must have a "proper" leadership contest amid claims that party grandees want to hand him the job without giving members a vote.
Tory grandee Ken Clarke has promised to vote to bring down any “idiot” future Tory prime minister if they attempt to force a no-deal Brexit through Parliament.
Former Tory leadership contender Esther McVey has thrown her weight behind Boris Johnson - as Michael Gove and Sajid Javid hinted that they could join his Cabinet if he wins.
European Union negotiators reportedly expect to see Boris Johnson as the next Prime Minister - but think he will U-turn on his promise to take the UK out of the EU by October 31.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has ordered a “root and branch” review of NHS food after two more patient deaths were linked to a listeria outbreak.
Jeremy Corbyn has suggested the Government and United States lack “credible evidence” that Iran is behind attacks on two oil tankers.
Cabinet ministers are reportedly plotting to ensure Boris Johnson is crowned unopposed when party members vote in the Conservative leadership election.
Tony Blair has lashed out at Jeremy Corbyn for attacking the record of the last Labour government.
Boris Johnson has been mocked after he confirmed that he will duck a Channel 4 debate between Tory leadership candidates.
Philip Hammond has taken a veiled swipe at Conservative leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson, as he confirmed he would “not be able to serve” under a Prime Minister pushing for Britain to leave the EU without a deal.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has become the latest Conservative leadership hopeful to quit the race.
A leading Muslim Tory activist has compared Boris Johnson to Adolf Hitler and vowed to quit the party if he becomes leader.
John Major has accused Tory leadership contenders threatening to shut down Parliament in order to force through a no-deal Brexit of "gold-plated hypocrisy".
Matt Hancock is preparing to pull out of the Tory leadership race, it has been claimed.
Boris Johnson is coming under increasing pressure to agree to take part in upcoming TV debates involving the candidates to become Tory leader.
Former Labour MP Chuka Umunna has joined the Liberal Democrats following his split from Change UK.
Change UK has been forced to change its name once again to avoid being sued by an online petitions group.
Rory Stewart has vowed to “bring down” Boris Johnson if he moved to shutdown Parliament in order to force through a no-deal Brexit.
Boris Johnson has surged to the top of the first Conservative leadership ballot - as rivals Andrea Leadsom, Esther McVey and Mark Harper were all knocked out of the race.
Theresa May has called on the BBC to explain why it allowed comedian Jo Brand to joke about about throwing battery acid on politicians.
Downing Street has denied that Sajid Javid was not invited to a state banquet for Donald Trump because he is a Muslim.
Boris Johnson’s hopes of seizing the Conservative leadership have received a boost as a fresh survey of members revealed that more than half would back him for the first time.
Sajid Javid has hit out at Downing Street after he was not invited to attend a state banquet for President Trump.
Ministers have been accused of presiding over "fundamental" flaws in a key housing scheme, as the public spending watchdog found that many of those who benefited from Help to Buy could have bought a home without it.
Tory leadership hopeful Esther McVey has come under fire from a government minister after claiming that the UK's foreign aid budget had been used to fund an overseas airport built "in the wrong direction".
Tory MPs will begin whittling down the list of leadership candidates later as the first round of voting in the contest to succeed Theresa May gets underway.
Sajid Javid has accused Boris Johnson of being “yesterday’s news” as he launched his bid to become the next Prime Minister.
A Labour rebellion has scuppered an attempt by opposition parties to block a no-deal Brexit by seizing control of the Commons agenda.
Leaving the European Union by 31 October will be "impossible", Philip Hammond has claimed.
The Brexit Party is at "high risk" of accepting illegal donations from overseas, Britain’s elections watchdog has warned.
Sir Keir Starmer has admitted he is pushing for Labour to support Remain in any second EU referendum.
Theresa May has vowed to stay on as an MP after she resigns as Prime Minister next month.