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Britain’s international development secretary Rory Stewart: a dark-horse candidate who has hijacked the contest with a surprising social media campaign. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga

The Conservative Party has sought to limit the field of leadership candidates and shorten the race by setting a higher bar for entry and for surviving(...)

The seven British Labour Party MPs who quit the party on Monday. Photograph:  Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

Britain’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has been warned he faces more resignations by MPs unless he gets a grip of the problem of anti-Semitism wi(...)

Luciana Berger said she was “embarrassed and ashamed” to remain in Labour. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters

Seven MPs have left the Labour Party to form a new group in the largest exodus from any British parliamentary party since the establishment of the Soc(...)

Jeremy Corbyn’s supporters and detractors agree that he ran an outstanding campaign. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga

If Theresa May must bear the blame for the loss of the Conservative majority, Jeremy Corbyn can claim the credit for a remarkable result for Labour, w(...)

The Leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn listens to a speech on the first day of the Labour Party conference, in Liverpool, Britain September 25, 2016.  REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Jeremy Corbyn has promised to give Labour Party members more influence over party policy following his landslide re-election as leader. Mr Corbyn s(...)

 Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats, at the party conference in Brighton. “There is more to Tony Blair’s legacy than that,” he said. “I kind of see Tony Blair the way I see the Stone Roses: I preferred the early work.” Photograph:  Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Tony Blair should be admired for his government’s achievements on workers’ rights and the health service, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has said(...)

Mayor of London Boris Johnson leaves a cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street on Tuesday. He had earlier rescinded a call for senior staff in his office to back the his call for Britain to leave the EU or remain silent. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

London mayor Boris Johnson has been accused of “rank hypocrisy” after his chief of staff told senior colleagues to back the mayor’s call for Britain t(...)

Lisa Doyle, the Refugee Council’s head of advocacy, said: “When we are facing the greatest refugee crisis of our time, it is disappointing the prime minister [David Cameron, above] is using flippant remarks to score political points.” Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

David Cameron has been condemned over his response to the refugee crisis in Europe after describing people in a camp in Calais as a “bunch of migrants(...)

New  Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his party’s headquarters in London on September 14th,  Photograph:  Neil Hall/Reuters

Political honeymoons don’t come much shorter than Jeremy Corbyn’s. The new leader of the British Labour Party is having to adjust to his position in t(...)

Jeremy Corbyn outside his home in north London. Photograph: Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images

As the world’s attention continues to focus on the refugee crisis overwhelming Europe, efforts by Britain to renegotiate its relationship with the Eur(...)

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