The former Tory leadership hopeful announced the news just hours after he resigned as an MP.Read the full story ›
New Scottish Secretary Alister Jack has told ITV Border that the planned minimum salary for migrants is too high.Read the full story ›
Boris Johnson has removed a number of ministers from government in the first few hours in 10 Downing Street.Read the full story ›
Carlisle City Council will be asked next week to formally adopt an internationally-recognised definition of anti-Semitism.Read the full story ›
Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled her legislative programme for the coming year with a pledge to "refocus our efforts and refresh our agenda".Read the full story ›
Lord Robertson of Port Ellen on the long, tortuous road that led to setting up HolyroodRead the full story ›
Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn will be visiting Copeland and Carlisle today.
He's on a national tour of marginal Conservative-held seats. The Labour Party is said to be in "permanent campaign mode" readying itself for the next General Election.
Labour and the Liberal Democrats have struck a deal to run Cumbria County Council - despite the Tories winning most seats.Read the full story ›