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Labour MP Chris Williamson: suspended from the party pending an investigation. Photograph:  HO/PRU/AFP

The British Labour Party’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has sought a meeting with Jeremy Corbyn to discuss making tackling anti-Semitism “the number-one(...)

The seven British Labour Party MPs who quit the party on Monday. Photograph:  Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

Britain’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has been warned he faces more resignations by MPs unless he gets a grip of the problem of anti-Semitism wi(...)

British Labour MP Margaret Hodge, who faces a party disciplinary inquiry after accusing leader Jeremy Corbyn of being  a “racist and anti-Semite”. Photograph: PA Wire

The British Labour Party averted a bitter showdown with MPs over its code of conduct on Monday, with a key vote on whether it should adopt an internat(...)

Speeding is one of a number of areas covered in new sentencing guidelines for magistrates’ courts in England and Wales published on Tuesday. Photograph: PA

Drivers responsible for the most serious speeding offences are set to face harsher penalties under new sentencing guidelines for magistrates. Fines f(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is congratulated by his wife Laura Alvarez (right) following his victory in the Labour leadership contest between him and Owen Smith in Liverpool. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

They played Happy by Pharrell Williams as Labour Party delegates trooped into the Liverpool conference centre just before Jeremy Corbyn’s victory was (...)

Norman Baker said: “Angela Merkel rang the prime minister and asked him effectively to defer the arrangements that had been carefully negotiated. He agreed to that, idiotically, and got something inconsequential in return.” File photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Ministers are facing new questions about the effectiveness of Britain’s automotive testing regime in the wake of the Volkswagen emissions scandal. For(...)