• 9 Jun 2017

    This has been a night of vindication for Jeremy Corbyn, defying his critics with Labour’s best result for almost 20 years.

  • 9 Jun 2017

    Theresa May’s attempt to take advantage of Labour’s weakness in the opinion polls has sensationally backfired.

  • 9 Jun 2017

    A surprise election with even more surprising results

    That was the most tempestuous set of results in many many years.

  • 7 Jun 2017

    The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has also been criss-crossing the country: Jon Snow caught up with him as he arrived at Colwyn Bay in North Wales, but he declined to give him an interview.

  • 4 Jun 2017

    Well normal politics hasn’t quite been suspended today – as the PM confirmed the election will go ahead as planned on Thursday. She used her response on the attack to outline her plans on national security. While Jeremy Corbyn will give a speech in the next half hour addressing the attack and setting out Labour’s…

  • 1 Jun 2017

    As the polls narrow further, Theresa May seems to have changed tack. After her no-show at last night’s TV debate she is going “back” to Brexit as the big issue of the campaign. She’s told voters that they should support her to “fulfil the promise of Brexit” – and its “enormous” opportunities. Jeremy Corbyn, who…

  • 31 May 2017

    The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has changed his mind and is now taking part in tonight’s televised debate. The Prime Minister won’t be turning up, saying she’s taking questions “up and round the country” instead.

  • 31 May 2017

    Brexit Secretary David Davis dismisses claims that the Prime Minister is too scared to attend a live TV debate with Jeremy Corbyn and other party leaders

  • 30 May 2017

    An audience of under-30s and over-60s debate security and terrorism following the Manchester attack.

  • 30 May 2017

    Waylaid again by a failure to grasp the detail. This time it was the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who stumbled his way through an interview, unable to say how much the party’s childcare proposals would cost. Meanwhile, Theresa May was depicting herself as the consummate leader, claiming Mr Corbyn was not prepared or ready to…

  • 29 May 2017

    Theresa May has been defending her record on security at a campaign event in Twickenham today – claiming she had excluded more hate preachers from the country as Home Secretary than ever before. But is the issue proving so important to voters – or are they still making decisions on the bedrock issues like health,…

  • 26 May 2017

    The US military has revealed that it killed three senior Islamic State officials in attacks this month. Contrary to what Jeremy Corbyn has said, a senior US Colonel has told Channel 4 News that in Iraq and Syria the war on terror is working. But as the noose tightens around IS strongholds, the number of…

  • 26 May 2017

    Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas says Jeremy Corbyn is right to say Britain can reduce the terror threat through its foreign policy and the country is “to some extent, paying the price now”.

  • 26 May 2017

    Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon says Jeremy Corbyn is wrong to link British foreign policy to terrorism, and responds to previous comments from Boris Johnson, who once said that while the Iraq War “didn’t create the problem of murderous Islamic fundamentalists, the war has unquestionably sharpened the resentments felt by such people”.  

  • 26 May 2017

    The election campaign got back into full swing today, with polls showing that the Conservative lead over Labour is narrowing. This morning, Jeremy Corbyn drew a link between the UKs involvement in foreign wars and terrorism at home – arguing that British foreign policy had to change. The Conservatives accused him of a “totally inappropriate…