Theresa May’s defacto deputy has told Tories plotting against her they should instead rally behind the Prime Minister in the “national interest”.
The Tories have proposed Scotland have the toughest default fines for littering in the UK.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has reaffirmed his position on the Irish backstop after being accused of a “cock-up” by Sinn Fein.
Nicola Sturgeon has hit out at the “appalling” and “Dickensian” comments made by the Scottish Tory welfare spokeswoman Michelle Ballantyne, who sparked an outcry at Holyrood after she said it was “fair” that people receiving benefits could not have “as many children as they like”.
A senior Conservative MEP has been forced to apologise after comparing Socialists in the European Parliament to Nazis.
A north-east MSP mixed up in a lobbying controversy is expected to learn his fate next week.
Politicians who fail to make the case for the UK remaining in Europe’s single market will be “guilty of a serious dereliction of duty”, the chair of the prestigious Russell Group of universities has warned.
Boris Johnson has delivered a speech in which he denounced Theresa May’s Chequers plan for EU withdrawal as an “outrage” that would leave the UK “locked in the tractor beam of Brussels”.
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Jeremy Corbyn’s message on health, social care and the cost of living “may resonate with millions of workers” and “predictable responses just won’t cut it with public”, an ex-Tory minister has warned.
The scale of problems in the Tory election campaign has been revealed in internal data suggesting the party was on course for a comfortable win just days before Theresa May’s humiliation at the ballot box.
Fly-tippers are going unpunished for spoiling the north-east’s scenic landscapes, new figures have revealed.
Leading Tory Brexiteers have dismissed claims of a plot to oust Theresa May over her controversial Chequers blueprint for leaving the European Union (EU).
Michael Gove has urged Tory MPs to rally behind Theresa May after hardline Brexiteers attended a meeting looking at ways to unseat the Prime Minister.
Theresa May’s premiership was under fresh pressure after Tory MPs spent nearly an hour war-gaming how to oust her at a private meeting.
Theresa May’s Chequers plan for a Brexit deal would be “substantially worse than the status quo” for British businesses, Boris Johnson has warned.
SNP membership has overtaken the Conservatives for the first time, pushing the party of government into third place.
Downing Street has delivered a stinging slapdown to former foreign secretary Boris Johnson, saying he has produced “no new ideas” on Brexit.
The Scottish Government is being urged to give police dogs the “protection they deserve” by including plans to make attacking such animals a specific offence.
Boris Johnson has launched a scathing attack on Theresa May’s Brexit strategy, branding it a “fix” that can only lead to victory for the EU.
The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has said he is “strongly opposed” to key parts of Theresa May’s proposals for a post-withdrawal trade deal.
Former Brexit secretary David Davis has branded Theresa May’s Chequers Brexit blueprint which triggered his Cabinet resignation as “actually almost worse than being in”.
Patients have failed to turn up for more than 30,000 hospital appointments so far this year, potentially costing NHS Grampian millions of pounds.
Bending leadership rules in favour of Boris Johnson would risk “swamping” the Tory party with entryists and causing long-term damage, Lord Hague has warned.
Chaos-hit Moray Council has been plunged into further disarray after its remaining administration members stepped down, leaving a power vacuum.
Health boards in the north of Scotland are falling behind when it comes to offering support to people diagnosed with dementia, it has emerged.
A Tory MSP has quit his front bench role at Holyrood after failing to mention he holds 50,000 shares in the business he lobbied councillors to support.
The Scottish Government was a “breathtaking” £80 billion away from achieving its top five economic targets, the Tories have claimed.
SNP budget demands are merely “manufacturing grievance”, according to a north-east MSP.
Ruth Davidson told the Conservative Party faithful yesterday that the Tories will burst Jeremy Corbyn’s bubble, just as they had burst the SNP’s in May’s election.
The SNP's deputy leader has warned a vote for the Conservatives would be like political "self-harm" for the Scottish public.
It became clear early on that the Conservatives were set to be the big winners in the local elections.