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UK Secretary of State for Culture John Whittingdale: said the government’s proposals on the how the BBC should be governed had been broadly welcomed. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Britain’s culture secretary has dismissed critics of his plans for the BBC as “left-wing luvvies” who were informed by “ill-founded, hysterical specu(...)

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn: considering rule changes. Photograph: Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images

Jeremy Corbyn has lost his fourth shadow minister in a week, as one of Britain’s most powerful trade union leaders warned that the Labour leader will (...)

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(...)

The 16,000-ton Trident-class nuclear submarine Vanguard, as Labour’s divisions over Britain’s nuclear deterrent grows. Photograph: PA Wire

The House of Commons has overwhelmingly rejected a motion to scrap the Trident nuclear defence system, just as its sponsors, the Scottish National Par(...)

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn with football fans protesting against football ticket prices before Arsenal’s match against Spurs in London on Sunday. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire.

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has hit out at the head of Britain’s armed forces after he publicly expressed concern about Mr Corbyn’s view(...)

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn: believed it was “immoral” to have or use nuclear weapons. Photograph: PA

The new leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party said on Wednesday he would not be prepared to use the country’s nuclear weapons if he became Prime(...)

Nearly €45 billion will be spent over the next five years on maintenance, cutting leaks and creating new sources of supply. Photograph: Jason South

Household water bills for millions of houses in England and Wales, which run to nearly £400 (€504) per property, must fall by 5 per cent before infla(...)