Diane Abbott

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 People wearing face masks hold up placards during a Black Lives Matter rally in Millennium Square  in Leeds, England. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty

The new British government commission on racial inequalities is being set up by a Downing Street adviser who has cast doubt on the existence of instit(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty

Labour activists are urging Jeremy Corbyn to incorporate the radical pro-migration policy passed at the party’s conference into its manifesto this wee(...)

Keith Vaz: The Commons Standards Committee has recommended Labour MP Keith Vaz should be suspended for six months.  Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Labour MP Keith Vaz has been suspended from the Commons for six months after he was found to have “expressed willingness” to buy cocaine for male pros(...)

Labour Party  shadow home secretary Diane Abbott. Photograph: Jeff Overs/PA

Diane Abbott has spoken out about how she deals with online vitriol after a growing number of female MPs announced they will not be standing in the UK(...)

 Pham Van Thin (right) and Nguyen Thi Phong (left), father and mother of Pham Thi Tra My, who is believed to be among the 39 people found dead in a container truck in southeastern England, are seen in their home in Vietnam. Photograph:  EPA

The family of a young Vietnamese woman thought to be among the 39 migrants found dead in a lorry in Essex said she dismissed their pleas not to travel(...)

Lilo Blues (left) and Tony Konstone, of the Dublin hip-hop group Hare Squead, were described as  ‘minor gangsters’ by Rory Stewart. Photograph: Hare Squead via Facebook

British MP Rory Stewart declared his desire to walk through every borough of London with a spring in his step and every hope that it would bring a per(...)

Pokemon are go

Japan is never boring and always bemusing. If you are planning a visit to Japan, or are there already for the Rugby World Cup, here are my top tips on(...)

 Irish actor Owen McDonnell in St Albans: “Voting for the Liberal Democrats is not a protest vote; it is a vote that can make a meaningful difference to the way the country is going.” Photograph: Simon Carswell

Irish actor Owen McDonnell could not sleep one night last month. He was due to start shooting on a new film the next day and made the mistake of readi(...)

House of Commons speaker John Bercow said it was ‘blindingly obvious’ that Boris Johnson wa attempting to stop parliament from debating Brexit. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Boris Johnson’s move to suspend parliament for five weeks in the run-up to Britain’s scheduled departure from the EU on October 31st has provoked upro(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson: One MP said a vote of confidence in his government would have more chance of success later in October, as the reality of no-deal drew nearer. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via Reuters

Boris Johnson is preparing for a parliamentary battle against MPs trying to block a no-deal Brexit in the second week of September, as his cross-party(...)

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