A worker inspects a C-series plane wing in the Bombardier factory in Belfast. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Belfast’s Bombardier aircraft factory has its roots in a period of intense co-operation and friendship between the north Atlantic neighbours of Canada(...)

 Bombardier aerospace plant in Belfast: claims by Boeing that it  has benefitted from billions of pounds of UK government subsidies have been dismissed as “pure hypocrisy”. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

One of Britain’s top trade union chiefs has warned that workers in Belfast are at risk of becoming the “collateral damage” in an increasingly “dirty (...)

Boost for Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn: his ally Len McCluskey was re-elected leader of Unite, Britain’s biggest union, on Friday. Photograph:  Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Theresa May has risked upsetting core supporters by promising to continue spending 0.7 per cent of Britain’s economic output on international aid and (...)

In some ways, PSA itself is taking a massive risk here. Opel has lost money every year since 1999, and has drained General Motors’ coffers to the tune of some €8-billion in just the last eight years.

So, with PSA Group, the company that owns and operates the Peugeot, DS and Citroen brands, taking over Opel from its current owners, General Motors, w(...)

Jeremy Corbyn in front of Che Guevara merchandise at the Labour  conference. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

By 11am on Monday, they were already turning people away from the Black-E, a former congregational chapel on the edge of Liverpool’s Chinatown, about (...)

Jeremy Corbyn, seen here during a Bloomberg television interview, is set to retain the leadership of the British Labour Party this week after a divisive and bitter election campaign. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Labour MPs could regain the right to elect the shadow cabinet under a proposal to be considered on Tuesday by the National Executive Committee, the pa(...)

 Labour Party leadership hopeful Angela Eagle arrives at a news conference in London on Monday. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

After weeks of shadow boxing, Britain’s Labour Party faces a leadership contest, with former business secretary Angela Eagle launching a formal chall(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leaving his house in London on Monday. “If you talk to Corbyn’s most ardent supporters, it’s not the man himself but the project of democratising the party that really sets their eyes alight.” Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

As the rolling catastrophe of what’s already being called the “chicken coup” against the Labour leadership winds down, pretty much all the commentary (...)

British Conservative party leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom, who is emerging as the leading standard-bearer for those who campaigned for Brexit. Photograph:  J Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images

The five candidates to succeed David Cameron as prime minister will make their case before Conservative MPs this evening, amid sharp disagreements a(...)

The leader of Britain’s opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, is likely to face a leadership challenge. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has called for Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to stand down in the national interest saying: “For heaven’s sake man, go.”(...)