John Woodcock

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Geoffrey Boycott and Ian Botham chat ahead of England v West Indies test match at Lord’s  in September 2017. Photograph:  Gareth Copley/Getty Images

My God, I wish Geoff Boycott had approached playing cricket like he approaches no-deal Brexit. The long-time cricketer turned long-time commentator wa(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn during prime minister’s questions in the House of Commons. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/AFP/Getty Images

For most of the debate on Labour’s motion of no confidence in the British government, the green benches were largely empty as backbenchers delivered d(...)

 Labour Party MP John Woodcock said he did not accept the charge. File photograph: Chris McAndrew/UK Parliament

An MP has been suspended from the Labour Party after an allegation of sexual harassment was made against him. John Woodcock, MP for Barrow and Furnes(...)

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn: The Jewish Labour Movement said Mr Corbyn’s attendance at the event “topped off the worst week on record of awful relations between the Labour Party and the Jewish community”. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Jeremy Corbyn’s commitment to tackling anti-Semitism was questioned by the Board of Deputies of British Jews as the Labour leader defended his decisio(...)

Priti Patel leaves Number 10 Downing Street by the back entrance following her resignation as international development secretary on Wednesday night. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

British prime minister Theresa May has lost her second cabinet minister in a week, after Priti Patel, the international development secretary, was for(...)

Theresa May and defence secretary Michael Fallon: Ms May said it “would be an act of gross irresponsibility to lose the ability to meet such threats by disregarding the ultimate insurance”. Photograph: PA Wire

Theresa May has told MPs debating Britain’s nuclear deterrent that she would be prepared to authorise a nuclear strike that would kill 100,000 men, w(...)

In a radio  interview,  Ken Livingstone claimed Hitler had supported Zionism before the Holocaust and insisted he had never heard anyone within Labour be anti-Semitic.Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA

Former London mayor Ken Livingstone has been suspended by the Labour Party for “bringing the party into disrepute” in the wake of the anti-Semitism ro(...)

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on BBC1’s ‘The Andrew Marr Show’ on Sunday. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

A row has erupted within the British Labour party over the country’s Trident nuclear deterrant after party leader Jeremy Corbyn suggested the UK could(...)