Tory MP Mark Field has announced he will be stepping down at the next election due to the “fractious and febrile” political atmosphere and the Government’s approach to Brexit.
MPs from the Liberal Democrats, Labour and the Conservative parties, along with an independent, have lambasted the behaviour seen recently in House of Commons’ debates.
New apps aimed at helping young people find work are to be trialled as part of a multimillion-pound employment initiative, the Government has said.
Boris Johnson is to announce a £200 million cash injection to replace MRI machines, CT scanners and breast screening equipment.
The Conservatives have faced criticism after they depicted Jeremy Corbyn as a chicken in a party advert, continuing a jibe aimed by Boris Johnson at the Labour leader this week.
Boris Johnson’s DUP allies have welcomed his move to suspend Parliament, with party leader Arlene Foster insisting he is “well within his rights”.
Tory former leadership contender Rory Stewart said he has not ruled out any future bid to head the party, but his intention to vote against a no-deal Brexit will mark him as a “traitor” in the eyes of some members.
As Theresa May counts down her last few hours as Prime Minister, we look back at some of the highlights – and lowlights – of her time in office.
The UK’s incoming Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, is the subject of editorials and comment pieces at home and abroad.
As Boris Johnson secured victory in the Tory leadership race, ensuring his place as the country’s next prime minister, reaction from the political world veered between delight, dismay and derision.
Ivanka Trump has been mocked after congratulating Boris Johnson on becoming the next prime minister of the “United Kingston”.
Anne Milton has resigned from the Government ahead of the new prime minister taking office due to “grave concerns” about a no-deal Brexit.
New Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has ruled out a coalition with the Tories under Boris Johnson and said she would not grant the power to hold a second Scottish independence referendum.
A new prime minister will enter Number 10 this week as the contest to replace Theresa May as Tory leader draws to a close.
Pensioners have delivered a selection of some 37,000 letters to Tory Party headquarters, urging leadership hopefuls Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to save free TV licences for over-75s.
Boris Johnson has brushed off Stormzy’s “f*** Boris” criticism on the Glastonbury main stage – and joked that he actually said “Back Boris”, but was misunderstood.
The threat of a challenge to Theresa May’s position as Conservative leader has been lifted at least until December.
Aberdeen City Council’s co-leaders hit out at the Scottish Government for cutting the authority’s general revenue grant by almost £60 million in three years.
Prime Minister Theresa May tonight won the backing of Conservative MPs following a no confidence vote. Tory MPs voted by 200 to 117 at the Palace of Westminster. Theresa May is expected to make a statement at Downing Street. More to follow
The BBC News Special with the result and reaction to the confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May has been pushed back to 8.30pm.
The scale of the school staffing crisis in the north-east has been laid bare in figures revealing hundreds of thousands of pounds were spent on teacher relocation packages in the last year.
Theresa May namechecked the NHS more than Brexit in her conference speech, and did not utter the word Chequers once.
Theresa May will want her leader’s speech to the Tory Party conference to be memorable – but not for the reasons it hit the headlines last year.
Personal details of senior Cabinet ministers, including their mobile phone numbers, have been leaked to the public by a major security breach in the Conservative Party’s official conference app.
The Conservative Party’s official conference phone app appears to have a major security flaw that allows people to access the private data of attendees including Cabinet ministers.
A north-east Labour MSP said he hopes parliamentary colleagues will officially back nine suspended councillors.
An online petition was to be launched today to end the suspension of Aberdeen councillors from their party.
Scottish Conservative MPs have said they will keep a “watching brief” on the progress of tax changes to help the North Sea oil and gas sector.
The Conservative co-leader of Aberdeen City Council has said it is “absurd” to claim Labour dominates the coalition administration.
Aberdeen City Council co-leader Douglas Lumsden today said the administration would continue to put the people of the Granite City first, despite the Labour leak.