Tessa Jowell

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Standing ovation: Tessa Jowell after speaking about her fight with cancer in the House of Lords in January this year. Photograph: Handout/AFP/Getty

Theresa May and Tony Blair have led the tributes to Tessa Jowell and her achievements, ranging from her time in the British government through to her (...)

The leader of Britain’s opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, is likely to face a leadership challenge. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has called for Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to stand down in the national interest saying: “For heaven’s sake man, go.”(...)

The new leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn makes his inaugural speech at the Queen Elizabeth Centre in central London. Photograph: Reuters

Left-wing veteran Jeremy Corbyn has been elected leader of the British Labour Party in a stunning victory that marks a dramatic ideological shift for (...)

Labour Party leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn  in north London, Britain. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Jeremy Corbyn has predicted his now assumed election as Labour leader today will prompt a coming-together of the party, as he prepares to change polit(...)

‘I watched the recent Newsnight interview with Yvette Cooper in amazement. How many people was she out to alienate?’ Photograph:  Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Who is really powerful in the British Labour party? Who wins votes, decides policies, commands budgets, doles out jobs? Who knows how to run something(...)

‘News of the World’: author Nick Davies did the most to expose  criminality and cover-up at the tabloid

It’s a deeply disturbing and yet at times blackly comical read featuring people that go by names such as the Wolfman, the Corporal, the Ace Trace f(...)