Labour face a tricky task in holding onto the seat.
Quietly, the Conservatives are pushing ahead to put ever larger sections of Britain's rail network into private hands, says Lilian Greenwood.
Both Tessa Jowell and Sadiq Khan's teams are claiming victory.
Fellow left-winger John McDonnell has long been the favourite but Angela Eagle and Owen Smith are being tipped by MPs.
Labour's leadership election enters its final day with the process mired in acrimony from all sides.
Blairites and Corbynistas agree over immigration. The problem for both is that very few outside of Labour do.
Labour's acting leader refused to be flattered by the PM's tribute to her.
There is a bitter divide over how the Conservatives’ welfare cuts can be imposed on Northern Ireland.
This last few weeks have been difficult ones for the Executive. But a better future is still in reach, says Ivan Lewis.
The real meaning of Labour's leadership contest has yet to unfold, says Michael Meacher.
David Cameron's callous surrender of moral responsibility cuts me to the quick in more ways than one.
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