(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(...)

Britain’s shadow health secretary Heidi Alexander: “Parts of the health system would not function without the contribution of EU migrants.” Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

The British government is introducing emergency legislation to extend the deadline for registering to vote in the EU referendum after a last-minute s(...)

Jeremy Hunt: his handling of the dispute was discribed as “the political equivalent of pouring oil on to a blazing fire”.  Photograph: Neil Hall/PA Wire

Hospitals in England have cancelled more than 12,500 operations and over 110,000 outpatient appointments today and tomorrow as junior doctors go on a(...)

Junior doctors protest outside the department of health in London at the British government’s intention to impose new contracts. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Junior doctors in Britain’s National Health Service have said they will consider “all options open to us”, possibly including an all-out strike, afte(...)