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    1. 22 hours ago

      The EU referendum debate alienates everyone, not just women

      Is the EU referendum campaign too male, pale and stale? Harriet Harman, former deputy Labour leader, says women are not...

    2. April 26, 2016

      Conservatives come under fire over child refugees vote

      Critics have attacked the Conservative party for its reluctance to admit 3,000 child refugees from Europe, claiming...

    1. April 21, 2016

      Britain to take 3,000 child refugees from camps

      Britain is to take in 3,000 child refugees from camps in the Middle East and north Africa, but Labour argued the...

    2. April 12, 2016

      UK’s Labour party must learn to love ‘aspiration’ once more

      Out of all of David Cameron’s utterances on Monday about tax avoidance, one line stood out. In response to the...

    3. December 2, 2015

      Cameron struggles to find consensus on Syria vote

      David Cameron urged MPs to “come together” in the fight against Isis in Syria, but during a Commons debate lasting more...

    4. September 14, 2015

      Jeremy Corbyn makes John McDonnell shadow chancellor

      John McDonnell — a hardline leftwinger who has described bankers as “jokers”, has said he is opposed to Bank of England...

    5. September 11, 2015

      Jeremy Corbyn onslaught threatens doom for Blairites

      They were the political leviathans of their generation who built up an election-winning powerhouse. Tony Blair, Gordon...

    6. September 10, 2015

      Labour on tenterhooks as leadership voting ends

      Jeremy Corbyn’s rivals insisted they had not abandoned all hope of winning Labour’s leadership race after voting closed...

    7. September 7, 2015

      Favourite for Labour deputy leader warns of disunity

      The frontrunner to become Labour’s deputy leader has warned against the danger of rebellion and disunity as the party’s...

    8. September 3, 2015

      Yvette Cooper’s bold move on refugees belies cautious reputation

      Yvette Cooper has a reputation among Labour MPs for cautious competence: her pitch for Labour leader appeared to be...

    9. September 3, 2015

      Q&A: How UK is handling migrant numbers

      How many migrants has the UK taken in from conflict-ridden states? In March 2014, the Home Office announced it was...

    10. September 3, 2015

      Pressure mounts on David Cameron over refugee crisis

      David Cameron is facing mounting calls from within his own party for Britain to do more to ease Europe’s worst refugee...

    11. September 2, 2015

      David Cameron has misjudged Europe’s refugee crisis

      Europe is facing the most serious refugee crisis since the end of the second world war. In response, EU leaders are...

    12. September 1, 2015

      Yvette Cooper urges ‘immoral’ UK to take 10,000 refugees

      Yvette Cooper, the shadow home secretary, has said the UK should take in 10,000 refugees from the Middle East and...

    13. August 30, 2015

      Jeremy Corbyn unites Brownites and Blairites in mutual alarm

      Jeremy Corbyn has succeeded where countless others have failed in uniting the Brownites and Blairites after a decade of...

    14. August 27, 2015

      In Britain, community is a foreign language

      American in its consumerism and European in its godlessness, Britain might have the most individualist culture in the...

    15. August 25, 2015

      Umunna calls for calm after Prescott attacks

      Chuka Umunna has called for “calm” after Lord Prescott accused him and his Labour party colleague Tristram Hunt of...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      August 25, 2015

      Labour candidates live on air

      Andy Burnham, Liz Kendall, Yvette Cooper and Jeremy Corbyn take part in a radio hustings hosted by presenter Nicky...

    17. August 18, 2015

      ‘Corbyn-mania’ shows no signs of abating

      Jeremy Corbyn has signed up 10,000 volunteers for his leadership campaign — more than the three rival campaigns put...

    18. August 18, 2015

      Andy Burnham and Jeremy Corbyn pledge to work together

      Andy Burnham has reaffirmed his respect for Jeremy Corbyn as part of continued efforts to win over left-leaning voters...

    19. August 14, 2015

      Choose anyone but Corbyn, Kendall tells supporters

      Liz Kendall has urged people voting for a new Labour leader to back anyone except Jeremy Corbyn, saying his victory...

    20. August 13, 2015

      Tony Blair speaks out on ‘danger’ of Jeremy Corbyn victory

      More than 610,000 people have applied for a vote in the Labour leadership contest after a last-minute frenzy of...

    21. August 11, 2015

      Labour MPs call on Gordon Brown to halt Jeremy Corbyn bandwagon

      Labour MPs are calling on Gordon Brown to come out against Jeremy Corbyn as supporters of the other three candidates...

    22. August 10, 2015

      Ministers delay vote on bombing Isis Islamist militants in Syria

      Ministers will delay plans to hold a vote on bombing Islamist militants in Syria until late in the year, according to...

    23. August 6, 2015

      Jeremy Corbyn spoils the holiday for Cameron

      British politics is in the grip of summer madness. The Labour party is flirting with the idea of choosing the hard-left...

    24. August 4, 2015

      Vitriol over Corbyn infuriates moderates

      When Chris Leslie, shadow chancellor, tore into Jeremy Corbyn’s “starry-eyed” and “hard left” economic thinking this...

    25. August 3, 2015

      The soft left is the real threat to Labour

      If Britain’s Labour party rounds off this golden summer for Conservative voyeurs by electing Jeremy Corbyn as leader,...

    26. July 29, 2015

      Unison backs Corbyn for Labour leader

      Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign to become Labour leader received a significant boost on Wednesday when the UK’s second largest...

    27. July 29, 2015

      Europe’s left needs radical thinking to face up to the future

      Europe’s social democrats, once a powerful and self-confident force, are in deep disarray, pressed hard on both sides....

    28. July 28, 2015

      Labour carries out ‘due diligence’ in leadership race

      Labour has revealed details of the “rigorous due diligence” it has introduced in an attempt to stop militant...

    29. July 27, 2015

      Burnham criticises ‘frightened’ Labour for lack of radicalism

      Labour leadership contender Andy Burnham will accuse the party on Tuesday of having become too cowardly to enact bold...

    30. July 22, 2015

      YouGov poll that puts Corbyn on course to lead Labour stuns MPs

      Pollsters are supposedly out of favour after failing to foresee the Tory election victory on May 7. But a YouGov poll...

    31. July 21, 2015

      Welfare vote highlights Labour’s leadership woes

      When Labour awoke to its biggest electoral defeat for a generation in May, some senior figures begged for the contest...

    32. July 19, 2015

      Cameron and UK need a serious opposition

      David Cameron is a complacent prime minister with much to be complacent about. Ten weeks after renewing his tenure at...

    33. July 16, 2015

      Online crime drives 9% rise in UK fraud

      Cases of fraud committed in England and Wales rose 9 per cent during the past year driven by a surge related to online...

    34. July 13, 2015

      Harriet Harman stirs Labour row over welfare cuts

      An attempt by Harriet Harman to prove that Labour can take tough decisions on welfare descended into acrimony after...

    35. July 12, 2015

      Labour will not oppose government welfare cuts, says Harman

      Harriet Harman, Labour’s acting leader, said her party will not oppose the government welfare bill and will even back...

    36. July 12, 2015

      UK Labour party struggles to learn lessons from election

      Two months after voters went to the polls, Britain’s main opposition party is struggling to learn the lessons from its...

    37. June 18, 2015

      Cooper warns against complacency over Grexit

      Yvette Cooper has warned against complacency over a possible Greek exit from the eurozone, urging policy makers not to...

    38. June 8, 2015

      Labour leadership rivals split over referendum campaign

      Splits within the Labour party over how to deal with the EU referendum campaign broke out into the open as the...

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