Britain’s opposition Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn looking hopeful after  voting at a polling station in Pakeman Primary School in Holloway, north London, on Thursday. Photograph: NEIL HALL/EPA

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is facing angry recriminations over his alleged failure to tackle anti-Semitism in the party after it lost out to(...)

Supporters of the British Conservative Party react during the count at Wandsworth Town Hall after local government elections in London, Britain. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Britain’s two main parties emerged from local elections in England in a draw, with Labour making gains but failing to capture target councils from the(...)

 London mayor Sadiq Khan: he has  flexed his muscles on the housing front more than once. Photograph: Getty Images

London’s Labour mayor Sadiq Khan is proving something of a thorn in the side of developers. This week he stepped up his battle for more affordable hou(...)

 Dorney Tower  in north London: Thousands of residents have been evacuated  due to fire safety fears.  Photograph:  AFP/Getty Images

Test results in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster have revealed that 60 high-rise buildings in 25 different areas of England are unsafe, the UK (...)

DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson said the UK voted to leave the European Union and that decision must be respected. File photograph: Frank Miller

DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson has said the Brexit result provides many opportunities for Northern Ireland. He said he wants the North to maintain a tradi(...)

Spike Milligan pictured in 1999. Photograph: William Conran/PA

A life-sized bronze statue in memory of Irish comedian Spike Milligan was unveiled in north London today.The memorial was organised and fundraised fo(...)

Brian Comer: Operates on a deceptively simple rule of thumb that if something is for sale in a top city at significantly less than it cost to build, it’s a deal. Photograp: Ken Lennox

Luck and timing count for a lot in the property business as Brian Comer knows only too well. In 1992, whilst driving to work with his older brother(...)