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Left to right: Rebecca Long-Bailey, Jess Phillips, Emily Thornberry, Lisa Nandy and Keir Starmer during the Labour leadership husting at the ACC Liverpool. Photograph: PA

Jeremy Corbyn faced a backlash from within Labour on Sunday for nominating his former chief of staff Karie Murphy for a peerage while the party is und(...)

Keir Starmer  was backed by Unison, one of the UK’s largest unions, which described him as the best candidate to ‘bring the party together’. Photograph: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

Keir Starmer has gained the initiative in the race to become the next leader of the UK’s main opposition Labour Party after he was endorsed by Unison,(...)

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen is set to met UK prime minister Boris Johnson along with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier in Downing Street on Wednesday. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP via Getty

MPs will on Wednesday debate the impact of UK prime minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal on Northern Ireland as the prime minister hosts European Comm(...)

 Keir Starmer and Rebecca Long-Bailey, early favourites as Britain’s Labour Party on Monday began the formal contest to replace its leader. Photograph:  Niklas Halle’n/AFP via Getty Images

Britain’s Labour Party will on Tuesday begin a three-month, three-stage process to choose a successor to Jeremy Corbyn, with the new leader to be anno(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn at  the  opening of parliament in the House of Lords,   Westminster, on Thursday, December 19th. Photograph:   Kirsty Wigglesworth/Reuters

MPs will vote on Friday on a revised version of the withdrawal agreement bill that strips out guarantees on workers’ rights and removes any role for p(...)

Emily Thornberry arrives for the funeral of Frank Dobson at St Pancras Church in London on Monday. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry has declared that she will stand to become leader of the Labour Party in a move that fires the starting gun (...)

 Sir Keir Starmer: “Talks with the EU are collapsing as we speak. The proposals the government put forward last week were never going to work.” Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The British Labour Party has accused Boris Johnson of sabotaging talks with the European Union and launching a blame game in the hope of gaining elect(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has for now abandoned hopes of toppling Boris Johnson and succeeding him as a caretaker prime minister. Photograph: Isabel Infantes/AFP/Getty Images

UK opposition parties agreed on Tuesday to move as early as next week to block a no-deal Brexit and prioritise using legislation to try to block prime(...)

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage: “The Conservative Party are bitterly divided and I consider it to be extremely unlikely that they will pick a leader who is able to take us out on October 31st come what may.” Photograph:  Peter Summers/Getty

Nigel Farage has predicted that his Brexit Party will win the next general election if a new Conservative leader fails to take Britain out of the Euro(...)

Shadow secretary of state for Brexit Keir Starmer addresses delegates at the Labour Party conference in  Liverpool. ‘Nobody is ruling out remain.’ Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

Britain’s Labour party has voted to keep open the option of a second referendum on Brexit, which could lead to a reversal of the 2016 vote to leave th(...)

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