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Labour too weak to win election alone, Fabian Society says

Labour is “too weak” to win a general election alone and should consider working with other parties, a left-of-centre think tank has said. The Fabian Society said securing an overall majority was “currently unthinkable” for…




British values oath proposed for public office holders

Civil servants and other holders of public office should swear an oath to British values, Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has said. Writing in the Sunday Times, Mr Javid said people could not play a “positive…



EU nationals ‘want guarantee they can stay in UK’

European nationals in the UK and British citizens living in the EU must have a guarantee they can remain in place after Brexit, campaigners say. The Three Million group is demanding assurances people will not…


Theresa May ‘clear-eyed’ over Iran threat

Theresa May will say she is “clear-eyed” about the threat posed by Iran to the security of the Gulf and Middle East, in a speech in Bahrain. The prime minister will stress the importance of…


Buoyant Lib Dems vow to fight ‘hard Brexit’

The Liberal Democrats have vowed to fight against a “hard Brexit” in the aftermath of the party’s stunning victory in the Richmond Park by-election. A buoyant Tim Farron, the Lib Dems’ leader,┬ásaid the Prime Minister┬ámust…


10 candidates for Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election

Ten candidates will contest the parliamentary by-election in Sleaford and North Hykeham on 8 December. The Lincolnshire seat is vacant following the resignation of Conservative MP Stephen Phillips earlier this month. He had a majority…