Channel 4 News's political editor gives his take on the latest news and gossip from the corridors of power in Westminster and beyond.
Sweden Foreign Minister Carl Bildt was pretty sour on the way into this meeting of EU foreign ministers. He has been an ally of Britain, wanting Europe to move to full-blown trade sanctions. At the end of the meeting I asked him if Europe had, as President Barack Obama said it should, woken up. He said it had and dismissed any suggestion this was more procrastination.
European leaders will gather today for a foreign ministers’ meeting that is expected to be dominated by the issues of Russia and Ukraine. But what will actually be done?
Don’t hold your breath for a thunderclap of judgement on Russia tomorrow at the EU foreign ministers’ gathering. You might get some tough rhetoric but you will not see a major
I understand word has gone out to Mrs Gove to stop hitting the tweet button after a series of messages blurted out on Wednesday. They threatened to undermine the coordinated Gove/Cameron operation
Men are still overly represented in the post-reshuffle government – but that’s not what it feels like to some grumbling Tory males around Westminster.
Education Secretary Michael Gove is to become the new chief whip in the most wide-ranging cabinet reshuffle of David Cameron’s premiership.
William Hague stands down as foreign secretary and will stay in the cabinet as Leader of the Commons, Downing Street confirms.
Kenneth Clarke’s “retirement” from in the latest reshuffle will not have been voluntary. Meanwhile, Mr Cameron is likely to honour a pledge to give women a third of government
If Baroness Butler-Sloss came to the conclusion that her relationship to her brother meant she couldn’t chair the investigation into child abuse, why couldn’t the Home Office see that?