Jeremy Corbyn unveils his party’s latest poster campaign in London yesterday, ahead of the local elections. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has dismissed speculation about a leadership challenge as a media preoccupation and claimed that the issue of anti-Semiti(...)

Liverpool fans are pulled to safety on to the upper tier to escape the crush on the terrace below. Photograph: Bob Thomas/Getty Images

Certain numbers have, through time and repetition, been carved into the Hillsborough tragedy. April 15th, 1989. 54,000. Six minutes. 96. 3.15pm. 27 y(...)

Fianna Fáil TD Michael McGrath, a member of his party’s negotiating team on government formation, at Leinster House yesterday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are at odds over the wording of proposed legislation to provide for the suspension of water charges. Fine Gael had prepared(...)

Labour’s candidate for mayor of London Sadiq Khan  with supporters in Brixton, south London:  he would be the first Muslim to hold such a high-profile political office in Britain. Photograph:  John Stillwell/PA Wire

As the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union sucks most of the oxygen out of British politics, voters throughout the country face e(...)

Jose Angel Gurria, secretary-general of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) at the London School of Economics where he outlined the economic consequences. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Leaving the European Union would cost the average working Briton the equivalent of a month’s salary by 2020, the Organisation for Economic Co-operati(...)

Sulphurous opportunism: Ukip leader Nigel Farage once said he would swap some prosperity for lower immigration. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

Believers in British exit from the EU could have sung Gloria Gaynor’s I Will Survive before leaving tearful messages with the White House switchboard (...)

US president Barack Obama:  “The UK would not be able to negotiate something with the United States faster than the EU. We wouldn’t abandon our efforts to negotiate a trade deal with our largest trading partner, the European market.” Photograph: Ronny Hartmann/AFP/Getty Images

Campaigners for Britain to leave the European Union were struggling to regain the initiative on Sunday after US president Barack Obama doubled down on(...)

Prime minister David Cameron and president Barack Obama on the links together at The Grove, a golf course in Watford, England. Photograph: Stephen Crowley/The New York Times

A trade deal between Britain and the United States could take five to 10 years to negotiate if Britain votes to leave the European Union in a June 23 (...)

London mayor  Boris Johnson has come under fire over his attack on the ‘part-Kenyan’  US president Barack Obama. File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

London mayor Boris Johnson has been accused of “dog-whistle” racism after he suggested that Barack Obama’s Kenyan ancestry may have been behind the de(...)

US president Barack Obama in London: “Maybe some point down the line there might be a UK-US trade agreement, but it’s not going to happen any time soon.” Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Barack Obama has warned that Britain will be “at the back of the queue” in negotiating a new trade deal with the United States if it votes to leave t(...)