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Poll boost for Boris Johnson - but he won't turn up to first TV debate
Boris Johnson's runaway Tory leadership bandwagon is gathering more pace with a surge in support in two opinion polls and a new high-profile backer, Esther McVey.
'It didn't work out well last time': Javid warns against Johnson coronation
Tory leadership contender Sajid Javid has said a "coronation" of Boris Johnson as the party's next leader would be a mistake, declaring: "We had a coronation last time, it didn't work out well."
Corbyn criticised as 'pathetic' over response to oil tanker attacks blamed on Iran
Jeremy Corbyn has been called "pathetic" after saying the government needed to provide "credible evidence" that Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers.
Who can beat Boris Johnson? Rivals in race for Conservative crown
Five candidates vying to be the next prime minister are spending the weekend figuring out how best to take on the runaway leader in the race - Boris Johnson.
Conservative leadership field slims to six as Boris Johnson agrees to TV debate
The field of Conservative leadership contenders has slimmed to six after Health Secretary Matt Hancock dropped out of the race.