Labour's Tracy Brabin will face nine other candidates in the by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox.Read the full story ›
Controversy over fracking has been reignited after a surprise announcement that a future Labour government would ban it.Read the full story ›
A mentoring scheme to help hundreds of women into leadership roles has been launched by the Labour Party in memory of Jo Cox.Read the full story ›
Jeremy Corbyn paid tribute to the late Jo Cox in his victory speech after being re-elected as Labour party leader.
Mr Corbyn won a landslide victory over rival Owen Smith, securing 62 per cent of the vote.
Labour MPs across Yorkshire have vowed to unite behind him, even though the vast majority had backed Mr Smith. Labour's Chief Whip and Doncaster MP Rosie Winterton says she will now work to make sure all MPs back their leader.
Congratulations @jeremycorbyn re-elected today. Now the work starts to hold everyone together, build support across country & take Tories on
Congratulations to Jeremy on his victory and commiserations to Owen. Now is the time for the party to unite and to focus on the country.
Now there is the opportunity to thoroughly discuss why so many Labour voters supported Brexit and what that means for us. Better late .....
The husband and two young children of the murdered MP were given a personal audience with the US president.Read the full story ›
Tracy Brabin was selected by Labour party members as their candidate for the Batley and Spen by-electionRead the full story ›
Tracy Brabin, who has appeared in many TV shows including Coronation Street and Emmerdale, is standing in next month's by-election.Read the full story ›
Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron says unhappy Labour MPs in Yorkshire should defect to his party, if Jeremy Corbyn is re-elected.
Mr Farron made the call at the Lib Dem conference in Brighton. But he admitted to ITV Calendar's political correspondent Daniel Hewitt that so far none of Yorkshire's Labour MPs have shown any interest in jumping ship.
Drivers who use their mobile phones behind the wheel will face new, tougher punishments under new plans by government ministers.Read the full story ›