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 Lisa Nandy delivering a speech in Dagenham on Monday. She appealed to Labour Party members to make a “brave” choice by choosing her as leader.  Photograph: Peter Summers/Getty Images

Five candidates have won enough support from Labour MPs to enter the second round in a three-stage contest to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as party leader. (...)

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn: ‘The Tory campaign amplified by most of the media managed to persuade many that only Boris Johnson could “get Brexit done”.’ Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images

Jeremy Corbyn has faced furious MPs at a fractious meeting of the parliamentary Labour Party in Westminster in which he told them he took “responsibil(...)

From left, Yvette Cooper, Keir Starmer and Emily Thornberry. Photographs: Neal Leon/AFP/Getty Images; Francois Lenoir/Reuters; Isabel Infantes/AFP/Getty Images

Yvette Cooper Yvette Cooper ran against Corbyn for the leadership in 2015 and is viewed as a centrist. Therefore, she would be likely to face an up-h(...)

Britain’s  Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn talks to the media as he leaves his home, following his party’s  dire results in the general election. Photograph: Tom Nicholson

Jeremy Corbyn announced he would not lead Labour into the next election after losing a swath of seats in the party’s northern heartlands to the Tories(...)

British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt will unveil the diplomatic and economic measures on Monday in response to the apprehension and detention of the Stena Imperto. Photograph: Stena Bulk/PA Wire

Iran on Sunday urged Britain to contain “domestic political forces” intent on escalating tensions between the two countries following Iran’s seizure o(...)

Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson gives a speech at  JCB headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshireon Friday. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters.

Former UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said it would be “shameful” for Theresa May’s g overnment to request an extension to the Article 50 proc(...)

Former Leeds United player Paul Madeley has died at the age of 73.

Former Leeds player Paul Madeley has died at the age of 73, the club have announced. Madeley spent his entire 17-year career with the West Yorkshire (...)

Firemen search the wreckage of one of two Birmingham pubs bombed in November 1974.  File p	hotograph: Press Association

Families of the victims of the Birmingham pub bombings in 1974 want forthcoming inquests to shed light on what intelligence services knew about the IR(...)

A selection of the front pages of British newspapers taken on Friday following the  UK high court ruling yesterday that the Conservative government do not have the power on their own to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. Photograph: Benjamin Fathers/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May faces a Brexit byelection after Conservative MP Stephen Phillips resigned his seat in protest against her handling of the process of leavi(...)

Angela Eagle, left,  is mounting her challenge to Corbyn’s leadership with the party on a bizarre seesaw: as its membership rises, so its support in the country falls. LEON NEAL,DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images

There she stands, the new prime minister , so unassailable that her final opponent melted away . Even her party’s most rabid Brexiters crumpled. There(...)