Europe

Tories face controversies on first day of UK election campaign

Insulting Grenfell fire victims and welfare recipients were not even the worst things to hit the party on day one.

Tories face controversies on first day of UK election campaign

Europe

Johnson's Brexit plans are 'Thatcherism on steroids', says Corbyn

Thatcher is a hate figure in many of the working-class communities that voted in 2016 to leave the EU.

Johnson's Brexit plans are 'Thatcherism on steroids', says Corbyn

Opinion

A Brexit election?

The UK's December general election will be about more than Brexit.

Simon Usherwood

by Simon Usherwood

Simon Usherwood

Europe

UK braces for election as Labour backs early vote

Primary opposition party has said it will support calls for a December election.

UK braces for election as Labour Party backs early vote

Europe

Despite setbacks, Johnson edges closer to UK election

The prime minister has had every bid to go to the polls rebuffed, but there may yet be a chance of a pre-Christmas vote.

Despite setbacks, Boris Johnson edges closer to December election

UpFront

A never-ending Brexit: Democracy undermined?

Labour MP David Lammy and economist Liam Halligan debate whether Brexit has damaged the UK beyond repair.

A never-ending Brexit: Democracy undermined?

Brexit

Brexit crunch time: Boris Johnson's pullout plan put to the test

Parliament debate on Tuesday is MPs' first opportunity to vote on the principle of the PM's EU withdrawal bill.

Opinion

Why Sturgeon and Corbyn need one another

Both leaders stand at the head of movements aiming to transform the UK, but they can only succeed if they work together.

Ben Wray

by Ben Wray

Ben Wray

Europe

Johnson: Brexit plans coming soon

UK counting down to no-deal Brexit on October 31, as opposition seeks ways to remove prime minister from power.

Johnson in final Brexit countdown as opposition rivals circle

Europe

Labour set to demand UK election

The opposition previously avoided a snap election, lacking trust in the prime minister not to break the law.

Labour will demand UK election once Brexit extension secured

Boris Johnson

UK: PM Johnson will be held to account vows Labour's Corbyn

'Unelected' prime minister should resign and become the shortest-serving leader in UK history, says opposition leader.

Brexit

UK's Labour Party gives Corbyn support for his Brexit strategy

If elected, a Labour government would call a fresh Brexit vote within six months, the party has announced.

United Kingdom

UK's Labour Party to hold second Brexit vote if it wins election

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn wants to first secure a national election, and then determine the party's Brexit stance.

Europe

UK Labour factions face Brexit showdown

Jeremy Corbyn may find himself forced to abandon his Brexit 'neutrality' and back the UK remaining in the EU.

Labour denies 'civil war' ahead of Brexit showdown

Europe

UK parliament suspended after another Johnson defeat

The UK prime minister again failed to call a snap general election on Monday night before parliament shut its doors.

UK parliament suspended after Johnson fails in snap election bid