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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 (...)

Anti-Brexit protesters  near the Houses of Parliament in London. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Boris Johnson, the UK prime minister, signed off on a plan to suspend the UK parliament two weeks before it was announced, dismissing the September ga(...)

House of Commons speaker John Bercow said it was ‘blindingly obvious’ that Boris Johnson wa attempting to stop parliament from debating Brexit. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Boris Johnson’s move to suspend parliament for five weeks in the run-up to Britain’s scheduled departure from the EU on October 31st has provoked upro(...)

Alastair Campbell: “With some sadness but absolute certainty, I have reached the conclusion that I no longer wish to stay in the party.” Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA

Alastair Campbell, the former Downing Street director of communications under British prime minister Tony Blair, has said he no longer wishes to be a (...)

Jack Nicklaus of the USA waves to the crowd as he stands on the Swilcan bridge in his last British Open. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty

“What would you like to know?” enquires a brisk voice on the phone – and it’s unmistakably his voice: plaintive and youthful, slightly gravelly and re(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons on Wednesday. Photograph:  House of Commons/PA Wire

Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson has called for party members facing credible accusations of anti-Semitism to be automatically excluded from the part(...)

Jeremy Corbyn has said the Labour Party will challenge whoever is the next Tory leader to put their Brexit deal to the public in a second referendum. Photograph: House of Commons/PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn has sought to draw a line under Labour’s Brexit travails by announcing a “settled” policy of backing remain in any referendum called on (...)

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