Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn  with deputy leader Tom Watson:  when deputy leader  Watson praised Labour’s achievements under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, it was interpreted as a frontal attack on Corbyn. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA

Among the marital metaphors used to describe the current state of the Labour Party during its conference in Liverpool on Wednesday, the most common wa(...)

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(...)

File photo of Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn (left) with deputy leader Tom Watson as Corbyn has directly attacked Watson over his claims that “Trotsky entryists” are manipulating young party members to boost support for the Labour leader. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA

Jeremy Corbyn has directly attacked his elected deputy Tom Watson over his claims that “Trotsky entryists” are manipulating young party members to boo(...)

Ukip’s national executive committee disqualified Farage’s favourite, North-West MEP Steven Woolfe, because he missed the nomination deadline by 17 minutes. File photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

The first member of Ukip I ever met was Colin Merton, who lived at the Savile Club in Mayfair for many years, and was run over and killed by a milk fl(...)

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn following the result of the High Court challenge over Labour’s leadership contest in London. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Jeremy Corbyn has denounced a legal bid to block him from standing in the Labour leadership election as “a waste of time and resources” after it was r(...)

Jeremy Corbyn:  accused of failing to protect opponents from threats and online abuse. Photograph:  Rob Stothard/Getty Images

Opponents of Jeremy Corbyn have accused the Labour leader of failing to protect them from intimidation, as a second MP launched a challenge for the le(...)

  Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn arrives at the Labour Party’s National Executive meeting: The National Executive Committee ruled by 18 votes to 14 that, unlike any challenger, Mr Corbyn does not need the support of 51 MPs and MEPs to be a candidate in the contest triggered by a challenge from former shadow business secretary Angela Eagle. Photograph:  Christopher Furlong/Getty

Labour MPs hoping to oust Jeremy Corbyn as leader have been dealt a blow with the decision by the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) to allow(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn:  80 per cent of Labour MPs have expressed no confidence in his and are convinced that he cannot lead the party to victory in the next election. Photograph:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

In normal times, Andrea Leadsom’s suggestion that Theresa May, her rival for the Conservative leadership, was less qualified because she was childless(...)

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn: considering rule changes. Photograph: Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images

Jeremy Corbyn has lost his fourth shadow minister in a week, as one of Britain’s most powerful trade union leaders warned that the Labour leader will (...)

British Labour Party leadership candidates Andy Burnham, Liz Kendall, Yvette Cooper and Jeremy Corbyn take part in a radio hustings hosted by presenter Nicky Campbell (c) in Stevenage, in the UK. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Harriet Harman has insisted there will be no doubt about the “integrity” of the British Labour leadership contest as it emerged that less than 1 per c(...)

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