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Tom Watson on Brexit: I sometimes wonder if Labour is 'leaving me'

17/06/2019 • 19:37 Politics The Guardian  

Deputy leader calls for party to back a second referendum and remaining in the EU Labour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has said he believes his party …

Boris Johnson accused of making MPs contradictory Brexit promises

17/06/2019 • 18:58 Politics The Guardian  

Eurosceptic backer warns that hardliners want frontrunner to rip up May’s deal Boris Johnson has been accused of giving MPs contradictory promises on …

Martin Rowson on Tory MPs voting for a new leader – cartoon

17/06/2019 • 18:38 Politics The Guardian  

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Theresa May could yet give us the ultimate parting gift: a Brexit referendum | Polly Toynbee

17/06/2019 • 18:17 Politics The Guardian  

The outgoing prime minister could blow away her detractors and say that too much is being decided by a tiny Tory electorate The obscene sight of Tory …

The Guardian view on a Brexit election: the unicorns are back | Editorial

17/06/2019 • 17:40 Politics The Guardian  

The frontrunner in the race to be the next prime minister is trading in Trumpian fantasy and his peers are following his lead. When their words catch …

The Guardian view on Hong Kong’s crisis: the people have spoken | Editorial

17/06/2019 • 17:39 Politics The Guardian  

The extradition bill and its mishandling have sparked such outrage that the process has been paused. What now? When hundreds of thousands of people …

I’m pregnant and forced to choose between being an MP and a mum | Stella Creasy

17/06/2019 • 17:33 Politics The Guardian  

MPs are not entitled to maternity leave. The equality battle is far from over • Stella Creasy is a Labour MP Even when you’ve spent a lifetime …

Why is it so hard for Labour to find a woman for its inner circle? | Suzanne Moore

17/06/2019 • 17:30 Politics The Guardian  

The Tory leadership is just men talking among themselves, and the opposition has no one to counter it On Sunday night, I may have watched some men in …

Stella Creasy: MPs' standards authority does not recognise maternity leave

17/06/2019 • 17:17 Politics The Guardian  

Expectant Labour MP reveals previous miscarriages and says she is forced to ‘choose between being a mum and MP’ The Labour MP Stella Creasy has said …

Tulse Hill shooting: 17-year-old fighting for life after being gunned down in south London

17/06/2019 • 15:36 Politics The Independent  

A 17-year-old boy was left fighting for his life after being shot in south London neighbourhood of Tulse …

'Crannogs': Mini islands in Scotland thought to be 5,000-year-old ceremonial sites

17/06/2019 • 14:44 Politics The Independent  

Scientists believe sites were once 'special locations' used for ritualistic …

Painted bike lanes 'a waste of public money', Britain's cycling commissioners say

17/06/2019 • 14:16 Politics The Independent  

Government must commit to properly fund real cycle routes, joint letter …

Gay couple holding hands attacked in Birmingham by mother with two children: 'She picked up a plank of wood'

17/06/2019 • 14:12 Politics The Independent  

Couple told to 'burn in hell' during unprovoked …

Javid: Johnson should not face another Old Etonian in runoff

17/06/2019 • 13:39 Politics The Guardian  

Home secretary is only Tory leadership candidate who did not go to Oxford University Sajid Javid has hit out at the idea of a final runoff in the …

Home Office blocks baby adopted by UK resident from entering country

17/06/2019 • 13:25 Politics The Independent  

Exclusive: 'This is supposed to be the most joyous time of my life, with my baby, showing her precious moments to my family. Instead I'm alone and …

Jeremy Hunt: ‘affable lummox’ or cool operator?

17/06/2019 • 13:00 Politics The Guardian  

Tory leadership hopeful tries to shrug off fears he is too soft for No 10 Jeremy Hunt is almost invariably described as “thoroughly nice” or a …

UK teenagers 'paid £1,000 to stab each other' by gang members

17/06/2019 • 12:56 Politics The Independent  

'Elders' put bounties on youngsters' heads and get them to stab other teenagers to avoid …

Legal challenge launched against decision not to prosecute man who filmed woman naked

17/06/2019 • 12:28 Politics The Independent  

'The only way to keep this from happening to anyone else in the UK is to make sure that CPS prosecutes these cases,' says woman who was …

Hunt defends Trump quoting Katie Hopkins in attack on Sadiq Khan

17/06/2019 • 11:38 Politics The Guardian  

Foreign secretary says he agrees ‘150%’ with sentiment as No 10 fails to condemn president Today’s political developments - live updates Jeremy Hunt …

Hail to the oxymoron-in-chief, Boris Johnson | Simon Jenkins

17/06/2019 • 10:04 Politics The Guardian  

Rory Stewart might be the only honest candidate amid his rivals’ Brexit lies, but the crown is Johnson’s Boris Johnson was right: group debates are …