Senior Labour leaders from the Midlands resign

Five senior Labour leaders from the Midlands have resigned from the Shadow Cabinet today in protest of Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.

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Labour leader told 'expect a leadership challenge'

Pictured together earlier this month Credit: PA

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been told by deputy leader Tom Watson during crisis talks that he is likely to face a leadership challenge, a senior party source said.

The meeting between Mr Corbyn and the West Bromwich MP was described as "civil" by a spokesman for the leader.

The spokesman said there was "categorically not" any call from Mr Watson for Mr Corbyn to quit.

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