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(...)

Ken Livingstone, who has been suspended from the Labour Party for comments made while defending Naz Shah – the suspended Labour MP – leaves Milbank Studios in London. Photograph: Rob Stothard/Getty Images

Labour has suspended former London mayor Ken Livingstone from the party after he said that Adolf Hitler had supported Zionism before he murdered six (...)

Secretary general of the OECD Angel Gurría: “Brexit is like a tax. It is the equivalent to roughly missing out on about one month’s income within four years.” Photograph: EPA

Leaving the European Union would cost British workers a month’s salary by 2020 but would reduce net immigration and lower house prices, the Organisati(...)

A vigil for the 96 victims of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster is held outside St George’s Hall in Liverpool on Wednesday. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty

The chief constable of Yorkshire Police has been suspended following severe criticism of the force’s conduct during the Hillsborough inquiry. The forc(...)

British justice secretary Michael Gove has attacked home secretary Theresa May’s calls for Britain to leave the European Convention on Human Rights.  “A far greater threat to our liberty and sovereignty is the European Court of Justice,” he said.  Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Britain’s justice secretary Michael Gove has slapped down home secretary Theresa May’s call for Britain to leave the European Convention on Human Rig(...)

Jeremy Hunt: his handling of the dispute was discribed as “the political equivalent of pouring oil on to a blazing fire”.  Photograph: Neil Hall/PA Wire

Hospitals in England have cancelled more than 12,500 operations and over 110,000 outpatient appointments today and tomorrow as junior doctors go on a(...)

Theresa May: says she is “no fan” of the EU’s charter of fundamental rights or the Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Britain should leave the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and not the European Union, home secretary Theresa May has said. Ms May said that(...)

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(...)

US president Barack Obama during a press conference with British prime minister David Cameron  at the foreign office in London on Friday: he gave a full-throated endorsement of the Remain side in the European Union. Photograph:  Andy Rain/EPA

When Barack Obama last intervened in a British referendum in June 2014, it was to suggest in 2014 that the UK would be stronger if Scotland remained p(...)