Foreign Secretary insists reporter's offer is a 'pointless stunt'
My parents never did understand why there were no takers for their dutiful daughter who could cook and sew. Little did they know I forged the application form describing myself as a 48- year-old divorcee with four children
This partnership was always going to be different from David Cameron’s close pairing with George Osborne. May and Hammond have been thrown together by events, and she will know the fine print of the Autumn Statement well before the Chancellor delivers it
Sir Craig Oliver, Downing Street’s former director of communications, claims in a new book that Ms May rebuffed Mr Cameron on 13 occasion when he asked her to back Remain campaign
A life after Westminster beckons as the Witney MP decides not to sit out his time on the back benches after all
Exclusive: 'In one line they are saying that they are completely exonerated and in the next they seem to be saying they recognise the complaints procedure is a complete failure – they can’t have it both ways,' Ray Johnson says
Frank Field, the Labour MP, says his party lost one million votes to Ukip at the 2015 general election and they could be set to lose more following Brexit
A look at the comedian's most razor-sharp diatribes on his birthday
Ever since the EU referendum, the future for progressive politics has felt bleak. Not because its supporters suddenly don’t exist but because the progressive cause has started to feel like a circus without a ringmaster
Conservative MPs believe the temptation to call an early vote would be greater if Jeremy Corbyn is re-elected Labour leader because they are convinced Theresa May would defeat him
'When things get messy, 'student politics' should not be synonymous with pettiness, turmoil, backstabbing and mudslinging - it’s deeply unfair'
A poll shows the Labour leader has double the support from Labour members as Mr Smith
Dominic Raab, the former Justice minister, is among the latest casualties
The potential for tension between new Cabinet members to descend into squalid squabbling is plain to see
It is impossible to avoid the fact that he was the prime minister who lost Britain’s advantageous position in Europe – in the EU but outside the euro – and who may have pushed Scotland out of the UK
In the first of a two-part series, The Independent’s founding editor explains how the professionalisation of politics turned the business of Westminster into a brand, with dangerous consequences