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Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn and the party's former Prime Minister, Tony Blair

Jeremy Corbyn: Tony Blair should be charged with war crimes

Labour leadership favourite warns former PM ahead of the impending Chilcot inquiry report

High street retailers are likely to see their profits boosted by the move

Shops in struggling high streets permitted to be open all day Sunday under new rules

Chancellor, George Osborne, signalled the largest overhaul of Sunday trading laws for 20 years in last month’s Budget

Sir Edward aboard his yacht, ‘Morning Cloud’, in 1971. Police in Jersey are investigating claims that he visited a children’s home that is now at the centre of a child sex-abuse inquiry

Edward Heath child sex abuse claims: Five things you need to know about the allegations

Oliver Wright identifies the key points in the swirling tide of claims against the former PM

Sir Edward Heath, who was prime minister for four years in the 1970s, is the highest-profile figure to be embroiled in historic abuse allegations against prominent figures

Edward Heath child sex abuse claims: Convicted brothel keeper Myra Ling-Ling Forde threatened to expose former Tory Prime Minister

The 67-year-old ran brothels in Salisbury where the former prime minister made his home after leaving office

Jeremy Corbyn doesn’t have the ‘appetite’ for the job, according to Alan Johnson

Labour ordered to vet members who apply to join party amid fears 'entryists' signing up to vote in Jeremy Corbyn

Harriet Harman has sent all the party’s MPs the names of the recruits in their constituencies, and asked them to weed out known opponents

An artist's impression of Hinkley Point C - the first UK nuclear power station in over 20 years

Deal to build Britain's first nuclear plant in quarter of a century set to be signed in weeks

The contract is expected to be formally signed by David Cameron when China’s President Xi Jinping visits the UK in October

Government backs letter sent by national regulator urging NHS to freeze recruitment

The country’s leading nursing union warned patient care would suffer if safe staffing levels were decided 'by accountants'

Andy Burnham tells GQ that he wears Armani suits (but he only buys them in the sales)

He also likes Jaeger suits, but only buys them off-the-peg

The two maps that reveal we’re building too few houses and the ones we are building are in the wrong places

Population growth is greatest in the places where we're building the fewest number of houses

Ted Heath child sex abuse claims: Footage shows Tory whip saying government could cover up scandals involving MPs and 'small boys'

Tim Fortescue said in 1995: 'We would do anything we could to help - for brownie points'

Andy Burnham has been accused of

Jeremy Corbyn supporters brand Andy Burnham ageist

Mr Burnham suggested MPs should retire after spending 25 years in Parliament

Arnie Graf: Labour was so out of touch it 'didn't know a single worker on the minimum wage', says Miliband's former campaign adviser

Ed Miliband's former advisor said the party was out of touch with its supporters in a revealing article

Jeremy Corbyn, forerunner for the Labour leadership election, at a rally on 3 August 2015

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour cannot go on being 'Tory-lite'

The bookmakers' favourite to succeed Ed Miliband, Jeremy Corbyn's campaign is gathering pace in the final month before the Labour leadership elections

Jeremy Corbyn on the Calais crisis: 'Do we deal with it militarily or on the basis that we're all human beings?'

'Do we approach the issues of the world on the basis of our ability to militarily invade or do we approach it on the basis that we’re all human beings?'

Edward Heath at his home in Salisbury in 1980s

Edward Heath 'raped 12 year-old boy at Mayfair flat'

Man says he was sexually assaulted in central London after being picked up hitchhiking

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