If Labour can unite around a compelling vision of the country we aspire to become, the path back to power may not be as long as we sometimes fear.
Other than Labour, of course.
It is the first time a party in opposition has lost a by-election to a governing party since 1982.
Kenneth Baker, Margaret Thatcher's education secretary, has been in a war of words with one of his successors.
Kevin Maguire's weekly dose of Westminster gossip.
“Homes being destroyed and lives being lost shouldn’t be named after any person.”
How a shake-up of the leadership team has steadied nerves at the top of Labour.
The 49,000 fall in net migration will come at a cost.
Our sincerest thanks to the pop star for bringing one fleeting moment of edge to a very boring awards show.
The French presidential candidate has been compared with a young Tony Blair.
The party’s prospects are in question if it fails to win over the “Brexit capital” in Thursday's by-election.
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