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Boris Johnson's first speech as PM in full

24 July 2019

The full transcript of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's first speech, outside 10 Downing Street

Labour membership drops below half a million as tens of thousands leave party

24 July 2019

Official figures put the total at just under 485,000 – down from a peak of 564,000 at the end of 2017

Campaign films launched to save St Rollox rail works

24 July 2019

The films feature interviews with workers who describe ‘the Caley’ as “the best workshop in Britain”.

Voters would be less likely to vote Conservative if government pursues a no-deal Brexit, new poll finds

23 July 2019

Both of the candidates in the race to replace Theresa May have vowed to exit the EU with no agreement in place if they fail to strike a new deal

Britain's new prime minister to be announced

23 July 2019

Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt will be unveiled as the new leader of the Conservatives this morning

Boris Johnson wins Tory leadership contest

23 July 2019

Johnson will officially enter Number 10 on Wednesday afternoon after beating rival Jeremy Hunt

Tackling Scotland's drug crisis needs to be put ahead of political point-scoring

22 July 2019

The poor cannot continue to be the collateral damage for failed policies around drugs and that is a responsibility for us all

MPs to take UK Government to court over power to suspend parliament ahead of Brexit

22 July 2019

The cross-party group wants to the court to rule that it is beyond the powers of the government to ask the Queen to prorogue parliament for constitutional reasons