The remarks have drawn heavy criticism.
In Owen, I see a true leader - an individual capable of not only uniting Labour, but holding the Tories to account and forming a Labour government, says Martha O'Neill.
Jeremy Corbyn has won 87 per cent of constituency nominations. But Owen Smith's team boast of more favourable data.
Muslim women face discrimination not only in the workplace, but in education and within their own communities.
The union's endorsement comes after the GMB backed Owen Smith.
Roughly 16 per cent of working age adults are living with a limiting long-term illness, impairment, or disability, but just 1 per cent of MPs.
A Glaswegian shopkeeper was murdered for his beliefs.
Yes, your comrades know they are droning on. That's the point.
The Court of Appeal will hear the latest in a legal battle.
Never mind Blairite - what if your local MP is a Tory?
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