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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(...)

Tory MP Anna Soubry:    accused the Metropolitan Police of ignoring the abuse. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Police officers around the British parliament have been told to “intervene appropriately” after the Conservative MP Anna Soubry accused them of ignori(...)

Brexit campaign donor and businessman Arron Banks. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olovas/AFP/Getty Images

A British Labour MP has asked Theresa May whether she or any other minister had ever declined a request from the security services to conduct an inves(...)

US president Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump and British prime minister Theresa May prior to their dinner at Blenheim Palace on Thursday night. Photograph: Geoff Pugh/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump’s incendiary newspaper interview on the eve of his first official visit to the UK, in which he took aim at Theresa May’s Brexit plans and(...)

(From left) shadow health secretary Heidi Alexander who has  resigned from Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet, Hilary Benn who was sacked by the Labour leader and and Gloria de Piero who has also resigned.

The British Labour Party’s shadow Commons leader Chris Bryant has resigned from Jeremy Corbyn’s senior team. Mr Bryant said: “We need someone new to(...)

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn, Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow and Prime Minister David Cameron speak to the media near to the scene of the murder of Jo Cox: a 52-year-old suspect is currently in detention. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The two sides in Britain’s EU referendum extended their pause in campaigning until Sunday as Parliament was recalled for Monday to pay tribute to mur(...)

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

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 (...)

Polish MP Anna Grodzka: she was the first transgender MP to be elected by Krakow’s voters four years ago. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Perhaps it was a sign of the times, but Leo Varadkar’s outing on RTÉ Radio made only a modest splash in the world’s media. English-language media outl(...)

Last year the NHS warned that “bold and transformative change” was required or else it would become financially unsustainable and the safety and quality of patient care would decline. Photograph:  Rui Vieira/PA Wire

The National Health Service is under increasing pressure.Doctors have long wanted patients to cut down or quit smoking before operations, or to lose w(...)

 Floods in Devon last month. Torquay was battered by storms and visitor numbers are down by 50 per cent on last year. Photograph:  Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The side table in the hall of The Lindens, Sue and Larry Elliott’s bed-and-breakfast in Torquay in Devon, is filled with thank-you cards from g(...)