The knife-edge by-election could end 82 years of Labour rule on the West Cumbrian coast.
The Labour leader won the final session of the year as he told the PM: "Get a grip and fund it properly".
As the Southern Rail strike action continues, we look back at the chaotic relationship between the company and its workers causing passengers misery.
On a visit to Prague, Jeremy Corbyn opens up on Donald Trump, Russian war crimes, Brexit woes, anti-Semitism and the promised socialist transformation.
Both leaders offered a rupture with their parties’ past. But there has been greater continuity than anticipated.
The EU referendum fallout has only served to remind us of the status quo. "Taking back control" is meaningless unless we also reshape our democracy.
An interim deal would provide Ukip with an easy target at a 2020 general election.
If the left is to avoid permanent irrelevance, it must consider a politics committed to family, decent work, contribution, the love of one’s country and an internationalist outlook.
It is this year's cruellest political irony that the people who most support the populists are the least "future fit".
The week that was, from grammar school delusions and Labour floating voters to why republicans will love The Crown.
I have now slept alone more nights than with a woman by my side: this is a cause for crisis. The mouse is back, too.
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