Ken Livingstone has said he will use a 1983 book by an American Marxist to defend himself against accusations of antisemitism and bringing the Labour party into disrepute.
Jeremy Corbyn has set up an independent inquiry into antisemitism within Labour as he battles to assert control over a party in turmoil on the eve of crucial local elections.
Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to suspend his close ally Ken Livingstone for making inflammatory remarks about Hitler and Zionism, after facing a revolt among Labour MPs about antisemitism within the party.
Britain’s EU membership is worth the multibillion-pound fee, and it is right for smaller countries with weaker economies to get more of the pot, David Cameron has said.
In suspending Bradford West’s MP, Naz Shah, from the Labour party while the context of her antisemitic comments (on Facebook in 2014) are thoroughly investigated, Jeremy Corbyn may have made a small but significant move in the direction of electability.
Tony Blair obtained a “blessing” from Chinese leaders for a company owned by a Saudi prince to do business in China as part of an arrangement that paid the former UK prime minister’s firm £41,000 a month and a 2% commission on any multimillion-pound contracts he helped to secure.
Labour has suspended the former London mayor Ken Livingstone “for bringing the party into disrepute” after MPs accused of him of antisemitism and making offensive comments about Hitler supporting Zionism.
Sajid Javid has admitted that he should have gone to Mumbai for a crucial Tata Steel board meeting that led to the Indian company announcing it would pull out of the UK.
Kezia Dugdale has put her party’s plan to increase income taxes to 50p for Scotland’s richest residents at the centre of Scottish Labour’s election campaign, a week before polling stations open.
David Cameron has mocked Nigel Farage for pronouncing his name in a “poncey, foreign-sounding” manner rather than an “English” way.
The former actor Tracy Brabin is the frontrunner to replace the late Jo Cox as Labour MP for Batley and Spen after the party unveiled its final shortlist.
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.
Theresa May has dismissed threats by EU countries to veto Brexit negotiations with the UK, as she declared: “The 27 will sign up to a deal with us.”