Corbyn's allies will portray Owen Smith as representing the ‘old politics’. But Corbyn is not as new as he was in last year’s leadership election and this is a different battle
The former journalist whose guilty pleasure is 'too many beers' keen to take on Jeremy Corbyn
We all want and need a strong and a critical media, but maybe we do not need an attack dog that kills off anyone who challenges the status quo
54% of party members surveryed would give first preference to current Labour leader
Mr Smith and fellow contender Angela Eagle will face pressure from MPs for one of them to drop out to maximise the chance of victory against current leader Jeremy Corbyn
The fact that aggression and violence has come to define our politics in the last few months is an insult to Cox’s memory
But Angela Eagle 'shows little sign of breaking through with the public'
If you were cynical you might wonder if, despite their ability to reach out to people, Corbyn’s opponents feel they’d be unlikely to beat him in a straight vote of members
In the first of a two-part series, The Independent’s founding editor explains how the professionalisation of politics turned the business of Westminster into a brand, with dangerous consequences
Currently, new party members who joined after 12 January are ineligible to vote in the upcoming leadership election unless they pay the increased fee
'Look, I'm an ordinary bloke, I used some bad language'
Shadow Chancellor mocks Labour members attempting to unseat Jeremy Corbyn as party leader
A split in the Labour Party in the event of Mr Corbyn winning a leadership contest now seems all but inevitable and the prospect of a victory for Andrea Leadsom raises the possibility of the most dramatic realignment in British politics in decades
Unite boss claims Labour’s deputy leader has carried out an ‘act of sabotage’
Embattled Labour leadership accused of ‘bully-boy tactics’
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