Mr Farron's bizarre comment was made to an activist who came to watch the party leader speak in Cambridge on Thursday.Read the full story ›
ITV News Economics Editor Noreena Hertz said an economic slowdown looms as a fall in retail spending led to gloomy figures.Read the full story ›
The positive results come after Chancellor Philip Hammond admitted the government is prepared to sell its stake at a loss to the taxpayer.Read the full story ›
Boris Johnson's sister has joined the Liberal Democrats to fight against hard Brexit - in a sign of family division over Europe.Read the full story ›
Ukip leader Paul Nuttall has confirmed he will stand for Parliament in the General Election.
His announcement ends speculation about whether or not he would run for a Commons seat.
Mr Nuttall said he would be "leading the party into battle" in the June 8 contest, adding he will reveal which seat he will be running for in 48 hours.
"As the leader of the party I will be, obviously, leading the party into battle as I have done many times in the past," he said.
Mr Nuttall failed in his previous bid to become an MP, losing the Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election in February.
Boris Johnson said the Government may bypass a House of Commons vote to authorise military action against the Syrian regime.Read the full story ›
The Foreign Secretary described Jeremy Corbyn as a "mugwump" - but what does that obscure word mean?Read the full story ›
Zac Goldsmith hopes to be reinstalled as Tory MP for Richmond Park - months after he quit the party and forced an unsuccessful by-election.Read the full story ›
Jeremy Corbyn would pose a threat to Britain's national security if elected prime minister, according to Boris Johnson.Read the full story ›
George Osborne has hailed former Tory Cabinet minister Esther McVey as a "one-woman Northern Powerhouse" as he announced she would be running for his vacated seat in the election.
Huge congratulations to @esthermcvey1, new Tatton PPC. A real star. I couldn't have a better successor. A one-woman Northern Powerhouse.
Former employment minister McVey is bidding to return to Parliament in Tatton after losing her Wirral West seat in 2015.
Ex-chancellor Osborne announced earlier this month that he would quit the seat as he takes up the Evening Standard editorship.