Labour leader Keir Starmer: ‘Under my leadership, the Labour Party will always act in the country’s interest.’ Photograph: Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images

Keir Starmer has announced the top positions in his shadow cabinet, appointing Lisa Nandy, one of his rivals for the British Labour Party leadership, (...)

The five Labour leadership candidates: Emily Thornberry, Keir Starmer, Jess Phillips, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Lisa Nandy. Photograph: AFP via Getty

The five candidates to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader will face off on Saturday in the first hustings of a three-month campaign that will prod(...)

 Keir Starmer and Rebecca Long-Bailey, early favourites as Britain’s Labour Party on Monday began the formal contest to replace its leader. Photograph:  Niklas Halle’n/AFP via Getty Images

Britain’s Labour Party will on Tuesday begin a three-month, three-stage process to choose a successor to Jeremy Corbyn, with the new leader to be anno(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn at the party’s annual conference in Brighton, on Sunday.   Photograph: Daniel  Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is facing a revolt over Brexit at his party’s annual conference in Brighton amid growing pressure on Labour (...)

The deputy leader of Britain’s Labour Party survived an attempt to oust him over Brexit. File Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn has sought to play down a rift at the heart of his team after one of his closest aides resigned, blasting the Labour leader’s top circl(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn: ‘We have to stand for a serious, anti-racist, inclusive socialism.’ Photograph: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn has set out plans which could speed up Labour’s disciplinary processes in the most serious cases of anti-Semitism. The Labour leader to(...)

  Jeremy Corbyn: the SNP’s leader at Westminster, Ian Blackford, has accused the Labour leader of conspiring with “a Tory-led Brexit shambles”. Photograph:  Stefan Rousseau/Reuters

Jeremy Corbyn has fought off an attempt to change Labour’s policy on Brexit by committing the party to a second referendum in all circumstances. The r(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn with parliamentary candidate Lisa Forbes  campaigning in Peterborough ahead of next week’s local elections.  Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Labour could back a Brexit deal without the promise of a second referendum if talks with Theresa May’s government make progress this week, one of the (...)

Labour Party supporting Jews demonstrate outside a meeting of the Labour National Executive Committee in London. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

Labour’s governing body has agreed to adopt an international definition of anti-Semitism after months of controversy, along with a statement that it w(...)

President Jacob Zuma leaves Tuynhuys, the office of the presidency in Cape Town, SA, February 7, 2018. Photograph: Reuters/Sumaya Hisham

A meeting of African National Congress leaders on Monday will finalise the ruling party’s exit talks with South African president Jacob Zuma, who stan(...)

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