A debate in British parliament on high heels and women's dress codes was started by 27-year-old receptionist Nicola Thorpe who was sent home without pay in December 2015 for wearing flat shoes.
British Prime Minister Theresa May could bulk up the amount that Britain pays as it leaves the EU, in a bid to move talks on to trade. But senior leave campaigners have attached a condition to the money.
British International Development Secretary Priti Patel has quit her post amid a public outcry over secret meetings with Israeli officials. The scandal deals another blow to Theresa May's increasingly wobbly Cabinet.
For many years, his claim to fame was keeping a pet tarantula under his desk. Gavin Williamson's rise to power has been rapid — but his latest promotion has enraged many of his Conservative colleagues.
A pro-Brexit MP has asked for a list of "names" from British universities of professors teaching EU affairs. The backlash has forced Prime Minister Theresa May to distance herself from her Conservative colleague.
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