Politics



Former Conservative MP Sam Gyimah joins Lib Dems

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJo Swinson: ‘Meet the newest Lib Dem MP – Sam Gyimah’ Former Conservative MP Sam Gyimah has joined the Liberal Democrats. Six MPs have defected to the…


Facebook removes altered Conservative advertisement

Image copyright Getty Images Facebook has removed a Conservative Party advert which misrepresented a BBC News story. The ad carried a BBC logo and headline saying “£14 billion pound cash boost for schools” – despite…


Liberal Democrat party to consider scrapping Brexit

Image copyright Getty Images Liberal Democrat party members are in Bournemouth for their annual conference, with the party’s leader hoping to convince them to back a new policy of scrapping Brexit without another referendum. Jo…


Met Police drop criminal probe into Leave.EU spending

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Liz Bilney (left) had been referred to the police by the Electoral Commission Campaign group Leave.EU will face no further criminal investigation over its spending during the Brexit referendum. It…


David Cameron: Johnson and Gove behaved ‘appallingly’

Image copyright Reuters David Cameron has accused the current prime minister, Boris Johnson, and Michael Gove of behaving “appallingly” during the EU referendum campaign. Speaking to the Times newspaper ahead of his book launch, the…