Schools in England are braced for a bumpy crop of GCSE results on Thursday, with this year’s performance given a degree of uncertainty by a widespread exam boycott that took place five years ago.
Labour is seeking legal advice to ensure its leadership election is being conducted according to party rules, amid fears that the contest is being infiltrated by people who oppose the party.
Labour leadership candidate Yvette Cooper has called a truce in her campaign’s spat with her rival Andy Burnham, but has made clear she will not tolerate “sexist” claims that her tactics are being driven by her husband and former shadow chancellor, Ed Balls.
You almost feel sorry for the other Labour leadership candidates after attending a Jeremy Corbyn rally.
Labour leadership contender Andy Burnham has vowed to lift the party’s longstanding ban on putting up candidates in Northern Ireland’s elections.
Andy Burnham’s campaign chief has accused Labour leadership rival Yvette Cooper of clinging on in the contest “out of pride” as the two candidates fought publicly over who was best placed to defeat frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn.
Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn has dismissed “ludicrous and wrong” suggestions he would knowingly have associated with Holocaust deniers, as he broke his silence about accusations he has past links to people with antisemitic views.
Labour leadership hopeful Yvette Cooper has admitted that there have been behind-the-scenes manoeuvrings to persuade candidates to bow out of the race to prevent veteran leftwing MP Jeremy Corbyn from winning.
Electing Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader would be a backward move that risks creating a one-governing-party state dominated by the Conservatives, David Miliband has warned.
More than 1,000 barristers have signed a letter to the prime minister urging him to allow parliament to decide whether the UK should leave the European Union.
Tony Blair could face a motion of contempt in the House of Commons over the 2003 invasion of Iraq – a motion that Jeremy Corbyn has said he would probably support.
Jeremy Corbyn has hinted he would go to court if necessary to ensure he gets a place on the ballot in the forthcoming Labour leadership contest.