Downing Street has dismissed allegations of cronyism over the appointment of ousted Tory MP Zac Goldsmith to the Lords so he can keep his job in the Government.
Boris Johnson faced accusations he had “binned” his withdrawal deal compromises in favour of a hard Brexit as MPs prepare to vote on his exit terms.
Jo Swinson has indicated she wants to see a woman replace her as leader of the Liberal Democrats, after she lost her seat at the General Election.
After Jo Swinson failed to hold her East Dunbartonshire seat, former deputy leader Sir Ed Davey and Baroness Sal Brinton will become the Liberal Democrats’ joint acting leaders.
Nicola Sturgeon was filmed celebrating after the SNP claimed the Westminster seat of Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson, with the victory display described as “unacceptably ungracious” by a Lib Dem MP.
The Liberal Democrats have appointed the party’s deputy leader Sir Ed Davey and president Baroness Sal Brinton as joint leaders after Jo Swinson’s election defeat.
The Liberal Democrats have held onto the Orkney and Shetland seat. Here are the results in full: Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat) – 10,381 Robert Leslie (SNP) – 7,874 Jennifer Fairbairn (Conservative) – 2,287 Coilla Drake (Labour) – 1,550 Robert Smith (The Brexit Party) – 900 David Barnard (Independent) – 168
It has been a bad night for the Liberal Democrats by any reckoning.
Here is a look back at the most memorable events of the Liberal Democrat General Election campaign.
Boris Johnson remains on course for a Conservative majority of 28 seats – but the Prime Minister has lost ground in the past two weeks and a hung parliament could still be on the cards, according to YouGov.
The Liberal Democrats started this election campaign with high hopes and optimism.
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson said she has had lots of “unsolicited advice” during the election campaign – including a tip to wear lower cut tops.
The Liberal Democrats have “changed the debate” in the election campaign, according to the party’s leader in Scotland.
Channel 4’s prime time Sunday night election debate turned heated after an audience member accused Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson of being a “Tory in disguise”.
Allowing EU nationals to vote in a future Brexit referendum would be the democratic thing to do, Jo Swinson has said.
Nicola Sturgeon ‘highly irresponsible’ for demanding indyref2 during Brexit process, says senior Lib Dem
Nicola Sturgeon has been "highly irresponsible" in demanding a second independence referendum while Brexit remains unresolved, a senior Liberal Democrat has said.
More than 100 pro-EU groups have sent a letter to Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson asking her to back Labour in the Prime Minister’s constituency.
The Liberal Democrats have vowed to move thousands of staff from the Home Office to strip it of responsibility for immigration and asylum if they win the election.
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has urged activists to “channel the suffragettes” to fight for a “brighter future” as the campaign for Number 10 enters its final week.
The SNP will announce an independence referendum “within days” if they win in seats being fought by the Liberal Democrats, Jo Swinson claims.
The Conservatives have promised to cut taxes for families in a post-Brexit February budget as the party set out their plan for the first 100 days of government.
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has apologised for welfare cuts the party backed when it was in power with the Tories.
Nicola Sturgeon has rejected claims the SNP’s manifesto plans could mean more austerity in an independent Scotland.
SNP plans could mean more austerity in an independent Scotland not less, according to a think tank.
Boris Johnson’s plan for local government could lead to council tax hikes, a leading economic think-tank has warned.
Nicola Sturgeon has cited Scotland ending automatic prison releases for serious offenders as she called for lessons to be learned from the London Bridge attack during the ITV election debate.
The Liberal Democrats could not support Labour’s renationalisation plans in the event of a hung Parliament, the party’s leader Jo Swinson has said.
The Liberal Democrats’ policy to scrap Brexit without another referendum has been described as “a distraction and not a very helpful one” by the party’s former leader.
Both the Tories and Labour failed to set out “properly credible” tax and spending plans in their General Election manifestos, a leading economic think tank has warned.
Jo Swinson launched a highly personalised attack on Boris Johnson as she accused him of being “not fit” to be Prime Minister.
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson had to fight back tears as she opened up on the role of her recently deceased father in her political career.
A senior Labour figure has denied talk of his party shifting its focus to Leave-voting areas after a poll put the Tories on course for a comfortable majority.