Labour leadership contest

The results of the election to select the new Labour party leader and deputy leader are being announced today.

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Defeated Cooper quits Labour front bench.

Yvette Cooper has missed out on being leader of the Labour party after Jeremy Corbyn stormed to victory. The Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford MP finished third in the end, behind Andy Burnham. Some of our MPs - including Yvette Cooper - have already refused to be part of Jeremy Corbyn's top team, saying he's too left-wing, There is some flash photography in our Political Correspondent Paul Brand's report.

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