Labour party

McCluskey threat overshadows 'Burnham for leader' campaign

One-Minute Read
Mon 18 May, AT 10:58

Unite boss threatens to withdraw funding if Labour Party fails to elect the 'correct leader'

Chuka Umunna

Chuka Umunna pulls out of Labour leadership contest

First Reaction
Fri 15 May, AT 11:57

Shadow business secretary had been favourite to succeed Ed Miliband as Labour leader

Ed Miliband resigns after Labour's election 'bloodbath'

One-Minute Read
Fri 8 May, AT 13:00

Harriet Harman to become caretaker leader of Labour party after 'disappointing and difficult' night

George Galloway turfed out of Bradford West

One-Minute Read
Fri 8 May, AT 06:17

Sole Respect MP George Galloway loses seat and faces allegations that he broke election law

Ed Balls

Ed Balls loses his seat in shock result

One-Minute Read
Fri 8 May, AT 08:31

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls loses his seat to the Conservatives following a recount

General election 2015: how the papers want you to vote

Thu 7 May, AT 16:17

Britain's boisterously partisan newspapers have thrown up a few surprises this year, offering support in unexpected ways


UK election 2015: what the rest of the world is saying

Talking Point
Thu 7 May, AT 15:22

A 'weird' electoral system, a 'barmy' prime minister and a party that sounds like an 'awful pudding'

Westminster Houses of Parliament big ben

Hung parliament: what will happen after the voting?

Thu 7 May, AT 12:46

The polls are deadlocked and few are predicting anything other than a hung parliament

What time do polling stations close – and more 2015 election questions

Thu 7 May, AT 16:09

Can you take a selfie in a polling booth, do you need ID, and what happens if you've lost your polling card?

Ed Miliband

Election 2015: how party leaders are trying to win your vote

Wed 6 May, AT 10:10

Polls suggest the election is too close to call as leaders of the main parties rush around the country