Politics

Nigel Farage demands to be involved in leaders' general election event

Reform UK leader Nigel Farage has said he should be allowed into a political leaders' event next week - and challenged Sir Keir Starmer to a head-to-head…

How Beth Rigby prepared a 'narrative' for Starmer and Sunak grilling - and why an early jog almost ruined…

Beth Rigby has revealed how she decided on a "narrative" before quizzing the Labour and Tory leaders at Sky News's special event - and how a morning…

Tory donations top £570,000 in first week of election campaign - down from £5.7m in 2019

The Conservatives have raised just 10% of the donations they managed to collect in 2019 under Boris Johnson in the first week of the election campaign.

Rishi Sunak says voting for Reform would hand Labour 'blank cheque' as he responds to poll crossover

Rishi Sunak has responded to a poll showing Nigel Farage's Reform party ahead of the Conservatives - saying a vote for the party would "give a blank…

General election: Possible future Tory leader Penny Mordaunt indulges in some political 'flirting '…

Nigel Farage couldn't have hoped for better news as he strode on to the stage to debate on TV against Penny Mordaunt, Angela Rayner and rivals from…

Reform UK overtakes Conservatives in new poll in fresh blow for Rishi Sunak

Nigel Farage has declared Reform UK "the opposition to Labour" after his party overtook the Tories for the first time in a new poll.

General election: The Conservative candidates ditching the Tory brand

How bad is the Conservative brand? 

Labour manifesto: Starmer is party's all-powerful ringmaster but there's no high-wire act under his…

Let's party like it's 1997. That could be the message from Labour's 2024 general election.

Who is Plaid Cymru leader Rhun ap Iorwerth?

Rhun ap Iorwerth is the rugby-playing musician who wants to see Wales leave the UK.

NHS waiting lists in England rise for first time in seven months - as issue becomes general election…

The number of people waiting for routine hospital treatment in England has risen for the first time in seven months, new figures show.

Rishi Sunak Sunak 'disappointed' after 'huge error of judgement' by aide who bet on July general election

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has said he is "disappointed" after his aide Craig Williams bet on a July election.

Labour launches manifesto as Sir Keir Starmer pledges to end political 'pantomime' and 'rebuild Britain'

Sir Keir Starmer has promised to "end to the desperate era of gestures and gimmicks" with a "credible" long-term plan from Labour to "rebuild our country"…

Starmer 'rejects argument' tax rises needed to fund public services - and vows 'no return to austerity'

Sir Keir Starmer said he "rejects the argument" tax rises are required to rebuild public services - as he insisted there will be "no return to austerity"…

'Fair funding' for Wales call at heart of Plaid Cymru manifesto

A call for "fair funding" was at the heart of Plaid Cymru's general election manifesto launch in Cardiff on Thursday.

General election: Toolmakers and Haribo - how the Sky News event unfolded online

While Rishi Sunak and Sir Keir Starmer spent yesterday evening trying to convince voters in Grimsby to back their parties during Sky's TV event, another…