British Home Secretary Theresa May said it is “impossible to build a cohesive society” and the UK needs to have an immigration limit. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

British home secretary Theresa May faced an angry backlash from business leaders, charities and political opponents as she announced a sharp tightenin(...)

John McDonnell, who will be shadow chancellor in Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire 1:30

The new leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party has named a hard-left former trade union official, who has backed re-nationalising the country’s b(...)

Jeremy Corbyn, the UK’s new Labour leader, has pledged to bring together ‘ideas from all levels of the party’. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will ask centrists to join his front bench in an effort to avert open rebellion in the wake of his landslide vict(...)

Jeremy Corbyn salutes the crowd shortly after his announcement as new leader of the UK labour party. Photograph: Getty

Jeremy Corbyn’s hopes of uniting Labour MPs were dealt a blow when a number of prominent front benchers said they would not serve in his shadow cabine(...)

The new leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn makes his inaugural speech at the Queen Elizabeth Centre in central London. Photograph: Reuters 1:06

Left-wing veteran Jeremy Corbyn has been elected leader of the British Labour Party in a stunning victory that marks a dramatic ideological shift for (...)

 Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn talks to supporters after the final regional rally in Nuneaton. Voting closed on Thursday and the result will be known on Saturday.   Photograph: Getty

The British Labour Party must launch an inquiry into its election contest after claims that one in five London voters had not received their ballot pa(...)

Aylan Kurdi and his older brother, Galib who died as their family tried to reach Europe 2:30

Turkish police have detained four Syrians suspected of involvement in organising the passage of a boat which capsized, drowning 12 people including a (...)

 Jeremy Corbyn:  the left-wing candidate could “put us out of business altogether”, said Ian Austin. Photograph: EPA/Will Oliver

Jeremy Corbyn has succeeded where countless others have failed in uniting the Brownites and Blairites after a decade of distrust – in mutual incompr(...)

“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(...)