“Some women have raised with me that a solution to the rise in assault and harassment on public transport could be to introduce women-only train carriages,” says British Labour leader candidate Jeremy Corbyn.

One suspects that, for some people, anything British Labour Party leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn says will be a red rag to their proverbial bull. (...)

Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn: his aides stressed he was only raising it as an option for consultation. Photograph: Getty Images

Jeremy Corbyn is facing a backlash from fellow Labour leadership candidates and others after floating the idea of introducing women-only train carriag(...)

British Labour Party leadership candidates Andy Burnham, Liz Kendall, Yvette Cooper and Jeremy Corbyn take part in a radio hustings hosted by presenter Nicky Campbell (c) in Stevenage, in the UK. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Harriet Harman has insisted there will be no doubt about the “integrity” of the British Labour leadership contest as it emerged that less than 1 per c(...)

British Labour Party leadership candidate Yvette Cooper. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Gordon Brown has backed Yvette Cooper for the UKLabour Party leadership. The former prime minister’s office announced he had given the shadow home sec(...)

British Labour Party leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

The contest for the leadership of Britain’s Labour Party is being run rigorously and the result “will stand”, acting leader Harriet Harman has insiste(...)

British Labour Party leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn. Photograph: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images

Former Labour minister Pat Rabbitte has warned that the British Labour Party will be making a “big mistake” if it elects Jeremy Corbyn as leader. He s(...)

 Jeremy Corbyn: Labour leadership frontrunner dismissed claims that he did not want to be prime minister. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Labour leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn has warned senior party figures they are underestimating the “huge levels of public support” for his campa(...)

Labour leadership hopeful Andy Burnham: “I won’t let those Bullingdon Boys – the heirs to Thatcher – do the same to people in 2015 as she did in 1985.” Photograph: Getty Images

Labour leadership contender Andy Burnham has warned that Labour’s future “hangs in the balance” as he insisted he was the only candidate able to unite(...)

Jeremy Corbyn: the leading contender to head Labour said he might return key industries to state ownership. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

The staunchly socialist Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn has indicated he would bring back his party’s historic commitment to the public owne(...)

Why might Jeremy Corbyn, the left-wing MP for Islington North, be poised to take over the leadership of the UK Labour Party? To adopt the lawyerly sem(...)