There is a fallout between alliance partners the South African Communist Party and the governing ANC.
The South African Communist Party's decision to compete in an election against its alliance partner the ANC is a watershed moment for them, with important implications for the country.
The Conservative PM is often seen as a failure, but the odds were stacked against him from the start.
On the trail in 1997.
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Things could only get better. Or could they?
Tam Dalyell (1932-2017).
The unique parliamentarian who coined the West Lothian question.
Jeremy Corbyn's supporters are holding a parallel event to the official Labour summit. Can these protestors ever come in from the fringe?
It's unfair to call Lord Adonis a political 'Judas'. He's a policy specialist who has always aimed for the centre ground.
Not everyone thinks Corbyn needs spin.
Corbyn appears to see public relations as the pioneers of the profession in the UK saw it, as an add-on to civic society.
The old politics is the new politics.
Elected in the party's biggest ever wipeout, Labour's 1983 intake of MPs could be about to notch up its third party leader.
Pick me! I’ve got an idea!
A run down of what each has to say on the top issue of the summer.
The prospect of left-wing frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn becoming Labour Party leader is shaking up Britain’s political establishment.
The emergence of ageing left-winger Jeremy Corbyn as the unlikely frontrunner in the Labour Party leadership contest signals that many British voters reject what politics has become.
That halo’s wearing a bit thin, David.
Why do people continue to think the former Foreign Secretary would have made a better leader than his brother, Ed?
Len’s got a plan for Labour.
Len McCluskey needs to snap back to reality, if he wants to see Labour in government.
Labour shouldn’t lurch back to the Blairite camp.
The centrist strategy that worked for New Labour won't work for the party going forward.
Backed by Blair?
Labour needs to focus on leadership, policies and image, if it's to bounce back.
Blairites are waiting in the wings.
Ed Miliband’s many Blairite critics have formed an orderly queue to tell us why he lost.
Did Brown really build Britain’s future?
In the week Gordon Brown announced he will stand down from his Westminster constituency at the May 2015 general election, two central observations come to mind. From the Brown government to its Cameron-Clegg…
Brown was undoubtedly a big beast, but could have been so much more.
10 Downing Street
Gordon Brown will retire from the Commons viewed on the one hand as a giant of Scottish Labour who spent 13 years at the pinnacle of frontline UK politics as chancellor and prime minister: the son of the…