The shadow cabinet could be his next stop.
Anas Sarwar resigns as Scottish Labour deputy leader
By George Eaton - 30 October 21:35

The shadow cabinet is likely his next stop.

"The folk who say you can only do this from the left aren't following the lessons of recent Scottish electoral history," says the Scottish Labour leadership frontrunner.
Jim Murphy rejects "Blairite" label but cautions against shift to the left
By George Eaton - 30 October 15:26

"The folk who say you can only do this from the left aren't following the lessons of recent Scottish electoral history," says the Scottish Labour leadership frontrunner. 

Sir Nicholas Winton at the ceremony in Czechoslovakia
Leader: Lessons of the Kindertransport
By New Statesman - 30 October 15:06

On 28 October, the day Britain ­announced it would not support search-and-rescue ­missions aimed at preventing migrants from drowning in the Mediterranean, Sir Nicholas Winton, who is 105, was honoured at a ceremony in Prague.

Fright night: George Osborne outside No 11 on 27 October. Photo: Getty
Commons Confidential: Osborne’s nightmare on Downing Street
By Kevin Maguire - 30 October 15:05

George’s back should be bleeding from the number of Tory knives plunged into him. 

For dignity in work, a prosperous economy and a just society, living wages are vital
By Luke Massey - 30 October 13:06

The Ritzy Living Wage campaign is an inspiring example of that call to action for raising wages.

Market rule isn’t working, but we can build a new world
By Jon Trickett - 30 October 12:48

The way we have run our economy is fundamentally flawed. 

Politicians like Calais' mayor should stop telling tales and start listening to asylum seekers
By Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi - 30 October 11:58

The experiences of migrants and refugees in Calais are important because they dispel the myths we perpetuate when we talk about immigration.

NHS reform and the hollow marketisation myth
By Benedict Cooper - 30 October 11:42

A metamorphosis is taking place; a mutation of the NHS from a public service into a lucrative marketplace.

Photo: Craig Easton, from the "Scottish Referendum" series
Will Self: how we should reform the British constitution
By Will Self - 30 October 9:00

If after the Scottish referendum we are serious about remaking the UK, we should start by abolishing the House of Lords and then be bold.

Detail of David Wilkie's The Chelsea Pensioners Reading the Waterloo Dispatch (1822). Image: Apsley House/The Wellington Museum/Bridgeman Images
What the Battle of Waterloo teaches us about Europe today
By Brendan Simms - 30 October 9:00

The centenary of the start of the First World War has reopened old wounds. Yet Germany and Britain once enjoyed a special relationship – as when they defeated Napoleon at Waterloo – and they could do so again

How the UK government's hefty Brussels bill could lead us to an EU exit
By Anushka Asthana - 30 October 8:36

Could David Cameron's necessary tantrum over Brussels' £1.7bn surcharge be pushing Britain further down a path that ends with an EU exit?

The War on Drugs is not working (Flickr / Jacob)
Prohibition is not working: the case for sanity in the war on drugs
By Tim Wigmore - 30 October 8:16

Over $100bn a year is spent worldwide fighting the war on drugs. For what end? 

Labour MP Jim Murphy joins the contest for the Scottish Labour leadership
By Anoosh Chakelian - 30 October 8:00

The MP and shadow international development secretary has confirmed he will stand for the leadership of the Labour party in Scotland.

Even those inured to the gang warfare that periodically engulfs the party are stunned by its meltdown.
The fall of the reluctant leader: the inside story of Scottish Labour's crisis
By George Eaton - 29 October 16:58

Even those inured to the gang warfare that periodically engulfs the party are stunned by the events of the last week. 

Some suggest the party could change its stance in the event of another hung parliament.
Will Sinn Fein MPs take their seats after the next election?
By George Eaton - 29 October 16:53

Some suggest the party could change its stance in the event of another hung parliament. 

The Labour leader should not acquiesce in the framing of immigration as a negative force.
PMQs review: Miliband paints immigration as the problem - it won't help him
By George Eaton - 29 October 13:36

The Labour leader should not acquiesce in the framing of immigration as a negative force. 

Neil Findlay MSP enters the race to be Scottish Labour's leader
By Anoosh Chakelian - 29 October 12:58

A left-wing candidate is second to enter the contest to succeed Johann Lamont.

What should the Labour party's priorities be for government?
By Patrick Diamond - 29 October 12:41

Labour should be prepared to go in to coalition to prioritise strategic investment, a modern constitutional settlement and fairer austerity measures in government.

Renters are being evicted for complaining about their poor conditions
By Maya Oppenheim - 29 October 11:02

With 200,000 renters evicted for complaining about health and safety problems in the past year, the government has decided to back a Private Members' Bill that would protect tenants from revenge evictions.

Fighting fire with fire: the government's irresponsible approach to this week's strike
By Fiona Twycross - 29 October 10:10

This government wants to bear down on the rights of unions to take industrial action generally, and clearly want to limit the right of firefighters to strike.

Alan Johnson: Labour needs a "proper dialogue" in Europe to solve free movement issues
By Anoosh Chakelian - 29 October 9:10

The former minister warns his party to argue in favour of the EU "much more than we have done", and to avoid “chasing a Ukip vote”.

Brighton, where the Green Party run the council. Photo: Getty
The difference between radicalism set in reality, and the Green Party
By Steve Bassam - 28 October 16:04

A vote for Labour in 2015 will bring about a government that will help deliver a progressive economic, social and environmental agenda.

Women are worse off after four years of George Osborne's spending decisions
By Catherine McKinnell - 27 October 12:37

The gender pay gap is widening again and the Chancellor’s Budgets have hit women a staggering four times harder than men.

Why you should only have to work four days a week
By Anna Thomas - 27 October 9:54

How a four-day working week would improve our country's health and happiness.

Ukip fills a vacuum left by Westminster parties in Northern Ireland
By Philip Bell - 27 October 8:56

Absent-minded protagonists? The UK parties are contributing to a political crisis in Northern Ireland.

The politics behind government backing for HS3
By Anoosh Chakelian - 27 October 8:40

David Cameron and George Osborne have given joint support for proposals to improve services across the Pennines.

The departure of the party's leader leaves it without an immediately obvious successor.
Johann Lamont resigns - what now for Scottish Labour?
By George Eaton - 24 October 23:14

The departure of the party's leader leaves it without an immediately obvious successor. 

Why David Cameron's political point-scoring on the Welsh NHS won't wash
By Owen Smith - 24 October 16:55

The Daily Mail and Prime Minister peddling myths about the Welsh NHS won't work in their favour.

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