A Conservative councillor and his Tory activist partner have named their first son Thatcher in honour of the former prime minister.
Jeremy Corbyn’s weekend appearance on BBC1’s Andrew Marr Show got a bit of a kicking in some quarters.
Parents who are worried their children could run away to join Islamic State are to get advice from a new government website. Nicky Morgan, the education secretary, is launching a series of measures to keep children safe from “the spell of twisted ideologies”.
Jeremy Corbyn has invited Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to tour a north London mosque, ahead of a debate in parliament about whether the American businessman should be banned from the UK.
Jeremy Corbyn has said he would repeal legislation introduced by Margaret Thatcher that outlawed “sympathy strikes”, in which workers joined a picket line to support colleagues from another industry.
Jeremy Corbyn has raised the prospect of replacing Trident submarines with those without nuclear warheads in a move that would keep defence jobs in Scotland and Cumbria and maintain his proposed policy of unilateral disarmament.
Tony Blair has declined to appear before a parliamentary inquiry into IRA terrorism sponsored by Libya.
Ken Livingstone has been sidelined from Labour’s defence review looking at whether to drop support for Trident, as the party published plans to release an interim report by June.
Jeremy Corbyn will show he is ready for battle with big business as he proposes barring companies from distributing dividends unless they pay the living wage, and putting in place salary curbs to stop bosses being paid many times more than workers.
Owen Smith, the challenger in the Labour leadership contest, launched a series of scathing attacks on Jeremy Corbyn at a hard-fought public hustings in Gateshead on Thursday night, as the struggle for the future of the party intensified.
Clutching Momentum and socialist party banners, and placards reading “Geordies got ya back Corbyn”, a crowd of about 50 people swarmed around the Labour leader as he arrived at the Hilton hotel in Gateshead on Thursday evening, chanting his name as he got out of his car. Owen Smith received no such welcome.
Will Theresa May try to call an early general election? With Labour in such obvious disarray and her own Commons majority consisting of just 12 possibly disloyal MPs, the temptation must be obvious.