The departing Conservatives have been told they are making “a big mistake” by their former colleagues, as MPs from across the house have reacted to their decision to join the Independent Group.
Six Tory MPs will contemplate splitting from the Conservative Party unless it “changes its direction”, Tory grandee Ken Clarke has warned.
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson is “likely” to be Scotland’s next first minister, her deputy has said.
Highland Council’s Conservatives will intervene in Thursday’s budget setting meeting to propose radical new measures to fund more council house building.
Cabinet ministers have heaped further pressure on veteran Tory Sir Christopher Chope over his “unacceptable” decision to block child protection proposals linked to female genital mutilation (FGM).
EXCLUSIVE: Leading Aberdeen councillor suspended from party as police investigate sexual harassment complaint
Aberdeen's depute lord provost is being investigated by police over an allegation of sexual harassment.
Theresa May’s bid to get Tory MPs to back her Brexit plan suffered a set-back as a new poll suggested more than half of Conservative Party members prefer a no-deal withdrawal.
Doubling on the spot fines for anti-social behaviour would help police deliver “swift justice” to low-level offenders, the Conservatives have said.
Brexit is becoming an issue that people increasingly want to scream about.
A defiant Theresa May has insisted her efforts to win fresh assurances on her Brexit deal remain on track after another bruising encounter with EU leaders.
Britain is to have talks with the EU over the coming days about how to obtain “further assurances” which might persuade MPs to back the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, Theresa May has said.
Theresa May is under mounting political pressure after EU leaders rejected her attempts to win fresh concessions to the agreed Brexit deal and openly criticised her negotiating strategy.
EU leaders have warned Theresa May she cannot expect a “legally binding” commitment that the UK will not be tied to the bloc indefinitely through the Northern Ireland backstop.
Theresa May has appealed to EU leaders to give her the assurances she needs to get the backing of MPs for her Brexit deal.
Theresa May has delayed a fresh Commons showdown over her Brexit deal until the new year as she acknowledged it will take time to win the assurances she is seeking from EU leaders.
Theresa May has played down the prospects of an “immediate breakthrough” on the so-called Northern Ireland backstop in talks with EU leaders.
Theresa May has embarked on a fresh round of Brexit diplomacy after emerging from a confidence vote of Tory MPs bloodied and bruised but victorious.
Theresa May heads to Brussels on Thursday seeking fresh concessions for her Brexit deal after emerging from a confidence vote by Tory MPs bloodied and bruised but victorious.
Theresa May has urged her party to “come together” after seeing off an attempt by rebel backbenchers to oust her as Conservative leader and Prime Minister.
Theresa May lives to fight another day after seeing off an attempt by her own MPs to oust her as leader of the Conservative party.
Theresa May has seen off an attempt by rebel backbenchers to oust her as Conservative leader and Prime Minister.
The BBC News Special with the result and reaction to the confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May has been pushed back to 8.30pm.
Theresa May faces a leadership challenge from Tory MPs after delaying a Commons vote on her Brexit deal.
Theresa May has called off tomorrow night’s crunch Commons vote on her Brexit deal in the face of almost certain defeat.
The Scottish National Party has won another seat on Highland Council after a recording a success in a by-election.
An Aberdeen MP has been tricked by an “underhanded” television crew into believing a fake drug app exists that supports fictional children working in a Colombian cartel’s “cocaine factory”.
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine MP Andrew Bowie has apologised after claiming back a £202 rail fare that was not connected to his Commons work.
Fly-tippers are going unpunished for spoiling the north-east’s scenic landscapes, new figures have revealed.
The SNP has become the second largest political party in Britain after overtaking the Conservatives for the first time.
SNP membership has overtaken the Conservatives for the first time, pushing the party of government into third place.
Moray’s three most senior Conservatives have slammed the SNP Scottish Government for its “unfair” treatment of Moray Council.
The SNP is poised to take control of Moray Council tomorrow after an 11th hour bid by the Conservatives failed to secure any support.