U.S. president Donald Trump went head-to-head with members of the media in his first press conference after the midterm elections.
Democrats have taken control of the U.S. House of Representatives in the midterm elections, while president Donald Trump’s Republicans have maintained control of the Senate.
Americans are voting in the most hotly contested midterm elections in recent history today, against a political backdrop of division and polarisation.
Get up to speed with the morning’s headlines from today’s Speaker Daily. Continue reading Thursday’s Speaker Daily
Nigel Farage’s successor as Ukip leader is to run for the parliamentary seat of Boston and Skegness. Continue reading Ukip leader Paul Nuttall is to stand for Parliament in Boston and Skegness
A new poll has given the Conservatives a lead equal to Labour’s total polling figures.
Conducted by ComRes for the Sunday Mirror, it is projecting that Theresa May’s party is twice as far ahead as Jeremy Corbyn in the race to secure Downing Street. Continue reading Poll awards Conservatives highest vote share since 1991
Last night (Thursday) a gunman opened fire on policemen on the iconic Champs-Élysées in Paris. A police officer was killed and two others were seriously injured. The entire Champs-Élysées was evacuated. Continue reading Attack on the Champs-Élysées: The facts so far
The Leader of the Opposition today launched Labour’s campaign for June’s General Election. Continue reading Corbyn launches populist campaign for Downing Street as he vows to rise against the media and the establishment
The United States is ready to strike a new bilateral trade agreement with Britain, according to the U.S. Speaker of the House. Continue reading UK and US ready to strike bilateral free trade deal ‘as soon as possible’
In order for the Prime Minister to hold her early General Election she had to pass a motion in the Commons on the matter. Continue reading Who are the 13 MPs who voted against the election?
MPs have voted in favour of holding a General Election on June 8 following a debate in the Commons.