The duchess of Cornwall meets This Morning host Philip Schofield (second left) and co-presenter Holly Willoughby, during a visit to the ITV studios to mark the broadcaster’s 60th anniversary. Photograph: Emma Clark /Getty Images

Happy birthday to ITV, 60 years old and looking it. If ITV hadn’t commissioned Press Gang, I might never have become a journalist. I blame it for a lo(...)

Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s prime minister and leader of the Liberal Party, is sworn in at Government House in Canberra, Australia.  Photograph: Mark Graham/Bloomberg

New prime minister Malcolm Turnbull dashed hopes of swift action on progressive issues such as same-sex marriage after he was sworn in as Australia’s (...)

Jeremy Corbyn moments after he was announced as the new leader of the UK Labour Party during a leadership conference in London. Photograph: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP Photo

Being on the winning side has left Edmund Kelly, a long-time activist from Reading, feeling a little disconcerted. His reaction on hearing it confirme(...)

Newly-elected Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is greeted by supporters after delivering a speech during an event expressing solidarity with refugees in Parliament Square, London. Photograph: EPA 1:06

Being on the winning side has left Edmund Kelly, a long-time left-wing activist from Reading, feeling a little disconcerted. His initial instinct on h(...)

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 (...)

When Queen Elizabeth surpassed her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria this week to become Britain’s longest-serving monarch, she was in Scotland m(...)

British Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn holds the final regional rally in Nuneaton on September 8th. The results of the Labour leadership contest will be announced on Saturday  September 12th. Photograph: Richard Stonehouse/Getty Images

Prime minister Corbyn has a nice ring to it, at least for the more than 100,000 people who marched against Blair’s Iraq war in Dublin. We failed then.(...)

Mark Moriarty, winner of the S Pellegrino Young Chef Competition, cooking his signature dish, celeriac baked in barley and fermented hay with cured and smoked celeriac.

London was in a celebratory mood when Selfridges launched the Meet the Chefs series last night, on the day Queen Elizabeth II became the longest re(...)

Queen Elizabeth II is also Britain’s oldest ever monarch. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

Queen Elizabeth became Britain’s its longest-reigning monarch on Wednesday, but amid tributes from politicians and the public, she said the landmark w(...)

Romania’s  Ovidiu Tonita will feature in his fourth Rugby World Cup next month.

Lynn Howells, who was assistant coach to Wales under Graham Henry at the 1999 World Cup, has announced his 31-strong Romania squad for next month’s Ru(...)