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Britain’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaving his home in north London on Tuesday. Photograph:  Reuters/Hannah McKay

After weeks of background briefings and two days of negotiations, Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet reshuffle has produced two sackings, three resignatio(...)

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn (right) with shadow rail minister Jonathan Reynolds at King’s Cross, London, on Monday. Mr  Reynolds said he was resigning because he could not “in good conscience endorse the world view of the Stop the War Coalition”. Photograph:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Three British Labour Party frontbenchers have resigned after party leader Jeremy Corbyn sacked two “disloyal” senior figures and promoted a Trident op(...)

Michael Dugher who  said on Tuesday Twitter that he had been ‘sacked’ by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as shadow culture secretary. Photograph: PA

Michael Dugher became the first casualty of British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet reshuffle when he was sacked from the post of s(...)

Jeremy Corbyn: The Labour leader has committed to a “new politics” which critics say would be inconsistent with a so-called “revenge reshuffle”. Photograph: Craig Brough/Reuters

Labour MPs have warned Jeremy Corbyn against a “revenge reshuffle” of his shadow cabinet, which would move leading critics of his leadership from the(...)

British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn listening as shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn addresses the House of Commons ahead of the vote on Syria in London. Photograph: AFP/PRU

Jeremy Corbyn took Labour’s top job promising a “kinder” politics but the historic vote authorising military action in Syria has plunged Labour into d(...)

A  Royal Air Force Tornado GR4 fighter jets returning to RAF Akrotiri base in Cyprus after their first mission since the parliamentary vote to undertake air strikes in Syria. Photograph:  Emily Burns/EPA/Royal Air Force

Britain joined US-led air strikes against Islamic State in Syria on Thursday, but Russian president Vladimir Putin issued bitter new denunciations of (...)

British aircraft could start bombing Islamic State (Isis) targets in Syria as early as Thursday after the House of Commons backed prime minister David Cameron’s call to authorise air strikes. Image: AFP/Getty Images.

British aircraft could start bombing Islamic State (Isis) targets in Syria as early as Thursday night after the House of Commons backed prime minister(...)

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(...)

 Labour ‘giant’: Denis Healey, who has died aged 98, in 1987. Photograph: Dominique Dudouble/Reuters

Tributes have been paid to long-serving British Labour Party MP and former chancellor Denis Healey, who died on Saturday aged 98, with political foes (...)

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the British Labour Party. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn used his first conference speech to send a message to voters: “You don’t have to take what you are given.” M(...)

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