The Zombie Party is too weak to win and too strong to die.
Conservative candidate Caroline Johnson eased to victory as Labour tumbled from second to fourth place.
The union boss's re-election bid will have far-reaching consequences for the Labour party.
The vote was seen as a test of how other populist, anti-establishment candidates might perform in elections across Europe next year.
Today's Morning Call.
With a campaign fought around their opposition to Brexit, the Lib Dems overturn Zac Goldsmith's 23,000 majority.
The Liberal Democrats are confident of springing a surprise in tomorrow's by-election.
The party is match-fit for an early contest, Jon Trickett will tell the ruling NEC.
The limitations of the Third Way have been further exposed. The strengths of the alternative are less clear.
With a US that's no longer sold on international trade or NATO, we could see the end of western hegemony.
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