• 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

    Sir Craig Oliver, David Cameron’s former communications director, says he expects Theresa May to be returned to power with a “significantly increased majority”. Tom Baldwin, a former director of communications at the Labour Party and a senior adviser to Ed Miliband at the last election, says if Labour loses seats, its campaign cannot be judged…

  • 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.

  • 6 Jun 2017

    The election has been dominated over these closing days by issues of security in the wake of the London Bridge attack. The Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, is in Birmingham this evening, where he’s due to address a rally within the next few minutes. His speech is being beamed live to similar events around Britain.

  • 4 Jun 2017

    We are joined from Manchester by the former chief prosecutor Nazir Afzal, from Wakefield by the Conservative peer Baroness Warsi, and in London is Nimco Ali, social activist from the Women’s Equality Party and Alan Mendoza from the Henry Jackson Society.

  • 4 Jun 2017

    Conservative Nadhim Zahawi and Labour’s Neil Coyle discuss the impact of last night’s events.

  • 30 May 2017

    The election is debated by an 80-strong audience in Wolverhampton, which is split down the middle between those who are over 60 and those under 30, and balanced in terms of those who support parties of the left and right, as well as those who voted leave and remain in the EU referendum. They are…

  • 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

    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 think-tank, the Institute for Fiscal Studies, has said both the Conservatives and the Labour Party aren’t being honest about the economic consequences of their manifesto proposals. It didn’t look at the manifestos of the Lib Dems, Ukip and other parties. The IFS warned that the Tories’ pledges to boost NHS spending may well be…

  • 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…