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Rory McIlroy  leans on his golf bag on the 13th hole during the final round of the 2011 Masters  as things unravelled for him in Augusta, Ga. Photograph: /Matt Slocum/AP

1979 - Ed Sneed At 6ft 2in, Ed Sneed certainly looked the part. And starting the final round of the 1979 Masters tournament with a five-stroke lead, (...)

Seve Ballesteros with the Claret Jug after his 1984 Open win at St Andrews. Photograph: Getty

Crunch time should not be far away for the Open. The championship at Royal St George’s is one of the precious few remaining on Britain’s traditional s(...)

If Jeremy Corbyn cannot say what he believes on Brexit, voters cannot believe him on all the other things he cares about. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty

THE BRITISH LABOUR PARTY HAS NO CHANCE OF WINNING A MAJORITY IN THE UK GENERAL ELECTION NEXT WEEK. A LARGE PART OF THIS FAILURE IS JEREMY CORBYN’S (...)

Labour’s John McDonnell  delivers a major speech on the economy. Photograph: Richard Martin-Roberts/Getty

After a succession of self-inflicted mishaps destabilised the start of the Conservative election campaign, Labour ran into its first serious bout of t(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson at the Conservative Party’s general election campaign launch in Birmingham, on Wednesday. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP via Getty Images

Boris Johnson has launched the Conservative general election campaign with a robust defence of his Brexit deal and a sharp attack on Jeremy Corbyn. Ad(...)

Tom Watson had told friends in recent months that he felt increasingly alienated from his party. Photograph:  Leon Neal/Getty

Tom Watson has announced that he is stepping down as deputy leader of the Labour Party. In a shock announcement, Mr Watson said that he would not be s(...)

The outrageous behaviour of Boris Johnson over the past week has had the remarkable effect of making Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn sound like the voice of moderation in British politics. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

The outrageous behaviour of prime minister Boris Johnson over the past week has had the remarkable effect of making Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn (...)

The deputy leader of Britain’s Labour Party survived an attempt to oust him over Brexit. File Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn has sought to play down a rift at the heart of his team after one of his closest aides resigned, blasting the Labour leader’s top circl(...)

Britain’s Labour Party deputy leader  Tom Watson. Photograph: Reuters/Toby Melville

Labour’s divisions on Brexit will be laid bare on Wednesday, as Tom Watson urges his party to “unambiguously and unequivocally back remain” – and to p(...)

Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow: has been described as a “stupid, sanctimonious dwarf” and  “one of the great speakers”. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament/AFP

With his announcement that he will stand down as speaker by October 31st, John Bercow is ending a House of Commons career that has seen him move from (...)

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