The departure had been expected, but the timing was a surprise.
The Conservatives had a reasonably good candidate for the job - but they sacked her.
Five thoughts on the latest set of polling from the capital.
If they thought voters would buy “Jeremy the spy”, they’d be less worried about whether voters were buying “Jeremy the Prime Minister”.
The problem is that effective politics is rarely kind or gentle.
In theory, Theresa May is right to try to match Labour’s policy. But could it work?
A libel fee could kill the party. Unless, of course, an expensive leadership battle gets there first.
Conservative attacks on Labour are too shrill to be heard.
The government barely has the legaslitive power for Brexit, let alone direct rule in Northern Ireland.
"Things can't go on like this" is the underlying message of Labour's messaging.
Remainers aren’t worried about John Stuart Mill - they’re worried about policy.