If the takeover of the party by the far-left succeeds there will be no opportunity to rescue it from the wilder shores of socialism, says the former deputy leader.
A damning report by the House of Lords condemns the UK's failure to take the Russian threat and Ukraine crisis seriously.
The former Labour Business Secretary is to warn Labour about their imminent higher education pledge.
The fragmentation of the UK party system is reawakening divisions on electoral reform.
The latest party donation figures show the Labour party's biggest donation, aside from the unions, is in staff secondments from the huge accountancy firm slammed by the Public Accounts Committee.
Ashcroft polls show Ukip are competitive in three seats where the Tories won by big majorities in 2010.
Liberal MP George Harwood was a Church of England deacon.
For all their lapses, the Labour leaders of the past had a firmer grasp of reality than their contemporary counterparts.
In the aftermath of Oborne's resignation, there are other questions to be asked about the newspaper industry.
Ukip voters care less about policy than supporters of any other party.
In light of Russia's seizure of Crimea and fighting in Ukraine, the Defence Secretary warns that the Baltics may be next.
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