LONDON — The Conservatives have won the Copeland by-election in a historic victory over Jeremy Corbyn's Labour party. Trudy Harrison was elected as the constituency's first Tory MP by 13,748 votes to 11,601 for Labour's Gillian Troughton...Show More Summary
LONDON — Labour has defeated UKIP leader Paul Nuttall in the Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election. Labour's Gareth Snell won by 7,853 votes to Nuttall's 5,233. The Conservatives almost pushed Nuttall into third place with 5,154 votes,Show More Summary
Labour risks losing two parliamentary seats for the first time in more than half a century.
Labour MP Ben Bradshaw says British people have a right to know if Russia meddled in Brexit. He is pressing the government for greater transparency and has asked select committees to investigate Kremlin interference. Other Labour MPs...Show More Summary
LONDON — London mayor Sadiq Khan would be best placed to replace Jeremy Corbyn as the next leader of the Labour Party, according to new research conducted by YouGov. Corbyn was re-elected Labour leader in September but speculation regarding...Show More Summary
LONDON — The Conservative Party is odds on to pull off a remarkable victory in the Copeland by-election on Thursday night. Tory candidate Trudy Harrison is valued at 1/3 to wrestle the west Cumbrian seat from Labour's grasp tonight, according to Ladbrokes betting odds. Show More Summary
The Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election is being held today (23 February) having been triggered after the sitting Labour MP Tristan Hunt decided to take up a new career as the director of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Labour...Show More Summary
Labour under huge pressure to hold onto two formerly safe seats. Conservatives seeking unprecedented gain from Labour. UKIP's Paul Nuttall risks humiliation in Stoke. Losses for Labour or UKIP could prompt new leadership crisis. LONDON — Voters go to the polls today for two of the most important by-elections in recent political history. Show More Summary
We’re told not to judge books by their covers, but faced with these two it’s hard not to. Harman’s is… See the full story of The plight of women in Labour on The Spectator.
Labour deputy leader Tom Watson performed the "dab" dance at PMQs after Jeremy Corbyn gave a speech about the NHS.The hilarious video shows Mr Watson dropping his head and moving his arms, just as the camera pans away from Mr Corbyn. "Dabbing"...Show More Summary
You should definitely vote Labour on Thursday 23rd February. And depending on which way you're leaning, I'm going to tell you why.Firstly, if you're finding UKIP attractive you should bear a few things in mind. Just take a look at Paul Nuttall. Show More Summary
Given how fixed things appear to be in Northern Irish, here’s an extraordinary piece of research from Matt Singh on what the precedents might be for Labour to lose the Copeland seat as a mid term opposition party: Maybe it won’t happen then? They’ve won other by-elections they were expected to be run close in. more...
The left-wing filmmaker Ken Loach has defended and praised Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and places the blame squarely on the shoulders of disloyal MPs for the turmoil that Labour is in right now. When Ken Loach spoke to James O’Brien...Show More Summary