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Jeremy Corbyn: Westminster chatter about his future may subside after a dismal few weeks for the Labour leader – if Labour holds both seats. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Byelections are traditionally a headache for governing parties and an opportunity for the opposition to take advantage of the voters’ impulse to regis(...)

 Tristram Hunt: “I have no desire to rock the boat now and anyone who interprets my decision to leave in that way is just plain wrong.” Photograph:  Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Tristram Hunt is to resign as a Labour MP to take up the job of director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, triggering a byelection in his vulnerable(...)

(From left) shadow health secretary Heidi Alexander who has  resigned from Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet, Hilary Benn who was sacked by the Labour leader and and Gloria de Piero who has also resigned.

The British Labour Party’s shadow Commons leader Chris Bryant has resigned from Jeremy Corbyn’s senior team. Mr Bryant said: “We need someone new to(...)

Lizzie Burns, an illiterate Irish woman who married Engels shortly before her death

Four words in a newspaper review of a 400-page biography. That was all it took to send Gavin McCrea on the trail of Lizzie Burns, a cotton worker fro(...)

Jeremy Corbyn, the UK’s new Labour leader, has pledged to bring together ‘ideas from all levels of the party’. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will ask centrists to join his front bench in an effort to avert open rebellion in the wake of his landslide vict(...)

Jeremy Corbyn salutes the crowd shortly after his announcement as new leader of the UK labour party. Photograph: Getty

Jeremy Corbyn’s hopes of uniting Labour MPs were dealt a blow when a number of prominent front benchers said they would not serve in his shadow cabine(...)

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 (...)

Why might Jeremy Corbyn, the left-wing MP for Islington North, be poised to take over the leadership of the UK Labour Party? To adopt the lawyerly sem(...)

British Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn in central London on Wednesday after delivering a speech. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Tony Blair has issued a stark warning to the British Labour Party not to repeat the mistakes of the 1980s which consigned it to 18 years in opposition(...)

Labour also faces questions about its ability to be a British-wide party in an era of growing nationalism that has put paid to its operations, for now, in Scotland. Photograph: Getty Images

In defeat, dignity – preferably with humour thrown in. Ed Miliband managed both on Thursday when he stood to speak for the first time in the House of (...)

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