Jeremy Corbyn set himself firmly against British involvement in airstrikes against Islamic State (Isis) targets in Iraq and Syria by calling for “peaceful solutions”, as he described bombing as the easy option.
After a startled-looking Jeremy Corbyn fought his way through supporters cheering “Jez we can” and waving placards saying “I voted Jeremy”, he was escorted immediately up to the third floor of the QEII Centre in Westminster.
Jeremy Corbyn’s landslide election as Labour leader has been greeted with praise from left-leaning politicians on several continents, but a great deal of scepticism from the international press.
As he gazes across the Commons to a new shadow cabinet, George Osborne will doubtless be prouder than ever of the long-term economic plan that helped his party stampede to victory in May.
Who needs a new striker or midfielder when you could have this, eh Arsenal fans?
It was not even particularly close. In the final round of voting, Sadiq Khan beat Tessa Jowell by 59% to 41%.
Four candidates, four months: the battle to lead the Labour party has gone on so long that the reputations of the protagonists have changed fundamentally. How has each of them fared?
Politicians have clashed with the expenses watchdog after being publicly accused of failing to repay outstanding expenses debts.
Jeremy Corbyn has predicted that his now-assumed election as Labour leader on Saturday will prompt a coming-together of the party, as he prepares to try to change politics by offering a collegiate and less confrontational leadership style.
David Cameron will herald new moves to open up public services to private providers when he hails the role of “insurgent companies” and speaks of the benefit of “breaking state monopolies”.
Angela Eagle has admitted she regrets her vote to support the Iraq war, but said it was outrageous of her rivals for the Labour leadership to use that decision 13 years ago to paint her as on the right of the party.
The UK’s new chancellor, Philip Hammond, has said there will be no emergency budget to deal with the economic effects of Brexit, adding that he will deliver an autumn statement as normal.
Theresa May has continued a swift and sweeping reconstruction of her cabinet by dismissing Michael Gove as justice secretary, with Nicky Morgan, the education secretary, and John Whittingdale, the culture secretary, also being told they have lost their jobs.