Spending a busy train journey without a seat, crushed up against other commuters in the aisle, or crouched uncomfortably in the luggage compartment is an all-too-common experience for many. But you don’t expect to spot the leader of the opposition on the floor of a train on your way to work.
Jeremy Corbyn has won local party nominations by a landslide in the Labour leadership contest, with 84% of constituency nominations at the final count.
Jeremy Corbyn is to renew his pledge to renationalise the railways and promise fare savings of up to 10% for passengers under a Labour government.
A split in the Labour party would risk repeating the Thatcher years of “unfettered power” for the Conservatives, Labour’s former foreign secretary Dame Margaret Beckett has said, amid concerns that the battle for leadership of the party could create an irreparable divide.
The former Labour leader Neil Kinnock has accused Jeremy Corbyn of showing “ignorance, lack of concern, or willingness to let the Tory Brexiters run amok” after the EU referendum, as he endorsed Owen Smith for leadership of the party.
Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership campaign suffered a setback on Thursday after an unexpected Court of Appeal victory for the party’s ruling body that will bar thousands of the leader’s supporters from voting.
The chancellor has been told to go further after promising to invest billions of pounds in projects currently funded by the EU after the UK leaves the union.
Ukip’s leadership contest has been thrown into fresh controversy as a leaked email reveals that the party was threatened with legal action by two of the candidates if frontrunner Steven Woolfe were allowed to stand.
What is your reaction to the news that the high court decision to allow new party members to vote in the leadership election has been overturned (Corbyn was informed of the decision minutes before the interview was due to start)?
Jeremy Corbyn will pledge to “renationalise” the NHS on Wednesday as he sets out some of the policies he hopes to use to reunite the Labour party if he succeeds in seeing off a leadership challenge from Owen Smith.
Nigel Farage has said he plans to stay in frontline politics after stepping down as Ukip leader, even though his former deputy urged him not to try to “back-seat drive” the party.
The Labour party was left in deadlock on Tuesday night after the party’s national executive committee failed to reach a consensus about how to persuade MPs to return to Jeremy Corbyn’s frontbench.
Tony Blair has said he will close his commercial enterprises and focus on not-for-profit activities.
Tim Farron will tell the Liberal Democrat conference that the party would rebrand the NHS to include a fully taxpayer-funded care service, warning that governments must be honest about raising taxes to ease the healthcare crisis.
Jeremy Corbyn’s supporters should brace themselves for the possibility of a new challenge against him even if he wins Labour’s leadership contest this weekend, according to the chair of the influential social movement set up to back him.
John McDonnell has said he is “furious” about a briefing note from Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign team that listed 13 Labour MPs who had supposedly abused their party leader, saying he had apologised and would meet the MPs in question.
The Coalition promised radical solutions to many of the problems in our democracy, but it has failed to deliver. British politics is neither more democratic nor more accountable than five years ago.
The Speaker of the House of Commons has apologised to a female Conservative minister for comparing her mode of speech to a washing machine that will not stop going round.
A Muslim mayor of London would send a message to all “the haters in Iraq and in Syria” that the city is a beacon of tolerance and respect, Sadiq Khan, one of Labour candidates for the job, has said.