Shaker Aamer: said he was originally seized by bounty hunters while working as a charity worker in Afghanistan in 2001 shortly after the 9/11 attacks. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Shaker Aamer, the last British resident to be held in Guantanamo Bay, is to be released after more than 13 years in detention without charge. T(...)

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(...)

Liz Kendall:  David Miliband endorsed Liz Kendall to take the top job and said  his second preference would go to Yvette Cooper. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Labour leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn would take the party “backwards” and risks leaving Britain a one-party state, David Miliband has warned. I(...)

Tristram Hunt makes a speech in London on Wednesday in which he announced he will not run for the Labour Party leadership. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Leading Labour MP Tristram Hunt will not stand for the leadership of the Labour Party, complaining that the early candidates in the race had already s(...)

Ex-MP rules himself out of Labour leadership race as he says voters delivered clear verdict on failure to embrace ‘aspiration and inclusion’

Ex-MP rules himself out of Labour leadership race as he says voters delivered clear verdict on failure to embrace ‘aspiration and inclusion’David Mili(...)

Speaking in New York, former British foreign secretary David Miliband said last week’s election result was “devastating” for the British Labour Party and its supporters. File photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Former British foreign secretary David Miliband has criticised his brother Ed’s general election campaign - but ruled himself out of the running for L(...)

David Cameron admitted the economy was performing in a “less exciting way”. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg/File photo

A halving of the economic growth rate is the last thing a government needs with an increasingly hard-fought election just nine days away.Prime ministe(...)

High-risk districts have certain characteristics in common: A high density of people from the same family or ethnicity living close together. Photograph:  Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Conservative MP Andrew Stephenson’s Pendle constituency in Lancashire is a key marginal battleground in the forthcoming battle in May, where he is def(...)

The Daily Mail front page from Monday

The Daily Mail, Britain’s celebrity-obsessed mid-market tabloid, certainly knows how to spark a heated debate. And it’s not afraid of a bizarre headli(...)

Labour leader Ed Miliband with candidate Michael Kane on the Wythenshawe and Sale East byelection campaign trail. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA

Mike Kane, Labour’s candidate in the Wythenshawe and Sale East byelection in Manchester, once piped footballer Roy Keane on to the pitch during the la(...)