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      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...

    2. 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...

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      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...

    2. August 24, 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...

    3. 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...

    4. August 17, 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...

    5. August 13, 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...

    6. August 12, 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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,...

    12. 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...

    13. 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....

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. June 3, 2015

      Labour presses Cameron to refuse £7,000 pay rise

      Pressure is growing on the UK prime minister to refuse the proposed 10 per cent pay rise for MPs after a string of...

    26. May 29, 2015

      Labour challengers court business in effort to break with past

      Labour’s leadership candidates will take their newfound love for business to another level on Friday, with Andy Burnham...

    27. May 26, 2015

      Chuka Umunna backs Liz Kendall in Labour leadership contest

      The odds on Liz Kendall becoming the next leader of the Labour party have shortened after she secured the support of...

    28. May 18, 2015

      Cooper seeks to rebuild Labour’s business ties

      Yvette Cooper, shadow home secretary, will on Tuesday strongly criticise Ed Miliband for “anti-business” policies, in...

    29. May 18, 2015

      Yvette Cooper makes pitch to Labour’s wavering Blairites

      Ten days into the Labour leadership race, Andy Burnham is frontrunner, but Yvette Cooper is breathing down his neck....

    30. May 18, 2015

      Labour’s analysis paralysis blights a party of clever fools

      Politics is a simple game overcomplicated by its worst players. Pity the UK Labour party as it settles down for another...

    31. May 13, 2015

      Andy Burnham and Yvette Cooper join race for Labour leadership

      Andy Burnham and Yvette Cooper have joined the race for the leadership of the Labour party as it seeks to claw its way...

    32. May 11, 2015

      Unions race to sign up members for Labour leadership battle

      Trade unions are racing to sign up “affiliated supporters” to take part in Labour’s leadership election. Some officials...

    33. May 10, 2015

      Labour war erupts as Blairites turn on Ed Miliband

      Labour’s crushing election defeat has given way to bloodletting, as leading Blairites turn on Ed Miliband and the...

    34. May 8, 2015

      Runners and riders in race for Labour leadership

      The departure of Ed Miliband as Labour leader has opened up a race to find his successor from the demoralised ranks of...

    35. May 8, 2015

      Labour can only win with a progressive message

      So, Francis Maude and I were right. Meeting by chance last week in a hotel in Nottingham we old soldiers spoke about...

    36. May 1, 2015

      Britain’s crooks take criminal careers online

      Warnings about the growing threat of cyber crime often conjure images of technical sleuths undertaking sophisticated...

    37. April 20, 2015

      David Cameron pledges to ‘do more’ to help tackle human trafficking

      David Cameron has pledged that Britain “can do more” to help tackle the human trafficking crisis in the Mediterranean,...

    38. March 1, 2015

      Dispute erupts over Tory plan to ban university extremist preachers

      A senior Conservative has accused Vince Cable of trying to water down proposals to ban extremist speakers from...

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