Diane Abbott

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A shopper in London. “Business in this country is already feeling the pain of the economic upheaval of leaving the EU,” said Ben Page, chief executive of Ipsos Mori.

Business is already suffering from Brexit, according to some of Britain’s biggest companies, lending weight to a cross-party effort by MPs this week t(...)

Labour leader  Jeremy Corbyn and Tom Watson at the recent party conference. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn has completed his reshaping of Labour’s top team by appointing his deputy, and critic, Tom Watson as shadow culture secretary. Mr Watso(...)

British Labour MP Keith Vaz is reportedly standing down as chairman of the House of Commons home affairs committee amid allegations he paid for the services of male escorts. File photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Labour MP Keith Vaz is reportedly standing down as chairman of the influential House of Commons home affairs committee after a newspaper alleged he pa(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn at  a May Day rally in London on Sunday: he  announced an independent review and pledged to tighten party codes of conduct in a bid to put a lid on the row. Photograph:  Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Senior Labour and trade union figures have denied Labour has a problem with anti-Semitism and accused Labour MPs of whipping up the issue as part of e(...)

Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas is a unique voice in British comedy, using protest, anarchy, campaigning and humour to make his point. His new show, Trespass, tackles ho(...)

Undated MoD handout file photo of an RAF Reaper UAV drone. RAF war planes are gearing up to launch air strikes on Syria after David Cameron announced that he was ready to seek approval from parliament to attack Islamic State. Photograph: PA

British prime minister David Cameron has urged MPs from all parties - including Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party - to back his call for military action ag(...)

Jeremy Corbyn, the UK’s new Labour leader, has pledged to bring together ‘ideas from all levels of the party’. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will ask centrists to join his front bench in an effort to avert open rebellion in the wake of his landslide vict(...)

Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn: his aides stressed he was only raising it as an option for consultation. Photograph: Getty Images

Jeremy Corbyn is facing a backlash from fellow Labour leadership candidates and others after floating the idea of introducing women-only train carriag(...)

Yvette Cooper: ‘The party does seem to be polarising between the different extremes. Divided parties don’t win.’ Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

The British Labour Party’s leadership race is polarising the party and could lead to a split if Jeremy Corbyn wins, rival Yvette Cooper has warned. T(...)

 Mary Creagh MP, Tristam Hunt MP, and Liz Kendall MP speak at the Progress annual conference, at TUC Congress House, central London, as they bid for leadership of the Labour Party. Photograph:  Laura Lean/PA Wire

Just weeks ago, Leicester Labour MP Liz Kendall was little noticed inside the Houses of Parliament but utterly unknown to the British public at large.(...)

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