A triumphant Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to reward Labour’s mass membership with more power over the running of the party, after he inflicted a thumping defeat on leadership challenger Owen Smith.
“You OK?” John McDonnell inquired softly as he passed John Woodcock, the Labour MP for Barrow and Furness, and a chief critic of the Corbyn project.
The bitter divisions between David Cameron and Theresa May over Brexit have been revealed in two books about the EU referendum campaign, in which May is described as “lily-livered” and an “enemy agent” by Cameron and his allies.
Tom Watson, Labour’s deputy leader, has proposed to the party’s governing body, the national executive committee, that MPs elect colleagues to positions in the shadow cabinet, as they did until 2011.
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to “wipe the slate clean” after winning a convincing victory in Labour’s bitter leadership battle, securing 62% of the vote.
Harriet Harman is to launch a blistering attack on Theresa May, claiming that while she may be Britain’s second female prime minister, “she’s no sister” when it comes to women’s rights.
George Osborne has warned Theresa May against pursuing a “hard Brexit” that would see the UK drifting away from cooperation with the rest of Europe.
The actor Tracy Brabin has been selected as the Labour party’s candidate to replace Jo Cox as MP for Batley and Spen.
Labour’s divisions will become irreconcilable and the damage to the party terminal if it enters another year of bitter infighting after Jeremy Corbyn’s likely re-election, a senior shadow cabinet member has warned.
Arsène Wenger believes Arsenal must convince Mesut Özil and Alexis Sánchez the club can challenge for silverware if contract negotiations are to conclude with the pair signing long-term deals.
Theresa May’s government is facing a growing backlash over a proposal to force companies to disclose how many foreign workers they employ, with business leaders describing it as divisive and damaging.
Labour frontbenchers have called on the party not to put forward a candidate to run against Zac Goldsmith in the forthcoming Richmond Park byelection, to give the Liberal Democrats a clear path to try to snatch the seat.
It is highly probable that Scotland will hold a second independence referendum by 2020 if the UK is taken out of the EU single market, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
There is “no likelihood” that post-Brexit immigration controls would apply to EU workers who were highly skilled and highly paid, Philip Hammond, the chancellor, has said.
Jenny Tonge, a former Liberal Democat peer, has quit the party after she was suspended over alleged antisemitic comments.
A new YouGov poll suggests how strong people think numerous factors were in causing Labour to lose the election.
Consensus will not be reached on Britain’s renegotiated terms for EU membership unless the hundreds of thousands of Poles already living in the UK are allowed to retain their access to in-work benefits and child benefit, the foreign policy advisor to the Polish president has said.
Michael Gove has denied he stabbed his former ally Boris Johnson in the back when he stood against for the Conservative leadership, saying he believed the Tories had made the right decision by making Theresa May prime minister.