The peer was a key figure in ceasefire negotiations with the IRA
'I am seriously considering joining the Tory party, just so I can stop Gove or Boris becoming PM in October'
The Prime Minister announced his intention to resign following the result of the EU referendum
There is little doubt that it will be a Brexiteer that succeeds Cameron as Conservative leader and Prime Minister. Boris Johnson will start as the clear front-runner, with Michael Gove tipped to become his Chancellor
The political party system is tottering and will soon collapse. But there are ways we can fix our damaged democracy
If your house caught fire and you were hanging out of the window screaming for the emergency services, you wouldn't welcome a rescuer armed with matches and a can of petrol
David Cameron's referendum was supposed to settle the EU issue for a generation. It would be ironic if it recreated the mayhem of the Major years
Cox was by instinct a unifier, a bridge-builder who wanted to see a more consensual politics. But social media is taking us in the other direction
Eight years after replacing David Cameron, Boris Johnson acknowledges that no victory in democratic history has been more pyrrhic
Our City Editor analyses the volatility in markets – and what that means for you and your family's finances
Kent police granted 12-month extension to investigate breaches of electoral spending limit
My Johnson's father, Ray, says his son was caught up in a 'victimisation campaign'
If Cameron survives his self-made scare, his list of Bills provides the bare bones of a Tory strategy in the political centre ground. But it will require a lot more flesh – and money – to turn the rhetoric into reality
His attacks on the public sector, on disabled people, and young people are entirely ideologically driven: he has just been exceptional at hiding it
Former London mayor says attempts to recreate 'golden age' of the Romans always end 'tragically'
The best way to support the Labour Party is to behave like one of those angry football supporters who screams that their manager should be sacked if they lose one game