The last Ukip-majority council in the UK has gone to no overall control, after a defection to the Conservatives.
The Government is to bring forward proposals to make it easier for individuals to legally change their gender.
David Davis is the Conservative grassroots’ preferred option to be the next Conservative leader but most want Theresa May to remain in place, a poll of party members has suggested.
Tony Blair once defused a plan to deselect Jeremy Corbyn over his persistent rebellions against the Labour leadership, it has emerged.
Liam Fox has written to the BBC to complain formally about its coverage of the UK leaving the European Union.
A recording has emerged of a Ukip welsh assembly member using a racial slur about black MP, Chuka Umunna.
The head of prisons and probation in England and Wales received a £20,000 bonus on top of his £150,000 salary, it has emerged.
First class carriages on packed trains will be scrapped to create more space for commuters, the Transport Secretary has said.
A drone registration scheme, requiring owners to pass a safety test, is set to be launched in the UK.
Plans are being considered for a second deputy leader of the Labour Party who would serve alongside the incumbent, Tom Watson, the Times reports.
The number of homeless children in England has risen by over a third since 2014, according to official figures.
Retailer Boots has issued an apology after receiving widespread criticism over its refusal to lower morning-after pill charges.
A prominent MP has accused Boots of treating women like children as campaigners piled pressure on the high street retailer to cut the cost of its morning-after pill.
Scottish Labour prevented Jeremy Corbyn from delivering an even better result at the general election, according to a group of left-wing party members.
Jeremy Corbyn has been handed another boost after Labour gained seats from the Conservatives and Lib Dems in elections last night.
Michael Gove has confirmed the Government will press ahead with plans to ban environmentally damaging plastic microbeads by the end of the year.
Government borrowing rose by £2 billion last month in a major blow for Philip Hammond.
Jeremy Corbyn is to campaign in a host of SNP-held seats in a bid to win back traditional Labour supporters north of the border.
Theresa May's aim of cutting net migration to less than 100,000 could cause "considerable damage" to the UK economy, according to a damning House of Lords report.
Farmers will only get taxpayer subsidies after Brexit if they do more to protect the environment, Michael Gove will say today.
Cabinet ministers have conceded that the free movement of EU citizens into the UK will continue for up to four years after Britain quits the EU, according to a report.
Diane Abbott has accused ITV News of "gotcha journalism" after she was filmed once again struggling to explain how Labour would pay for 10,000 new police officers.
Theresa May is to escape the pressures of Westminster with a three-week summer holiday, Downing Street has revealed.
Diane Abbott has once again come unstuck on the details of how Labour would fund thousands of new police officers.
Sir Vince Cable has called for an "exit from Brexit" as he was confirmed as the new leader of the Liberal Democrats.
Theresa May is facing fresh pressure to take in more unaccompanied child refugees after a cross-party group called for the continuation of the so-called Dubs scheme.
A Conservative MP has described the current size of the Army as “laughable” as new figures revealed another fall in the number of military personnel.
Theresa May's popularity with voters is the lowest for any Prime Minister so soon after a general election, a new poll has found.
It’s the last day of parliament before the summer recess, which means ministers are slipping out bad news to avoid proper scrutiny. Find the key announcements here.
The UK must make clear its position on exit payments to the EU “as quickly as possible”, Brussels’ top Brexit negotiator said today.
Ministers have been accused of "betraying" commuters after scrapping plans for the electrification of rail lines across the country.
Historic abuse suffered by children deported from the UK to former colonies could be “worse than the Savile scandal”, Gordon Brown has said.
The number of frontline police officers has dropped, while recorded crime has risen by its highest in a decade, new figures have revealed.
Tom Watson has urged Karen Bradley to stand up to the "aggression" of Rupert Murdoch after the Culture Secretary delayed a final decision on Fox’s planned takeover of Sky.
The Government is considering introducing tougher penalties for cruelty to animals, Michael Gove has suggested.
Theresa May is “likely” to remain Prime Minister for the rest of the parliament, Liam Fox has said, amid continuing speculation about her leadership.