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Jeremy Corbyn

The runners and riders in the race to replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader

The leading likely candidates in the coming contest to replace Jeremy Corbyn following Labour's defeat in the UK general election.

The US and UK political systems are now controlled by a shrinking minority out of step with the rest of the country

Opinion: The political systems in both the US and the UK are now dominated by a smaller and smaller political minority holding on to power.
Boris Johnson and Nicola Sturgeon

Boris Johnson’s election victory means Scotland could end up leaving the United Kingdom

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has demanded a second Scottish Independence referendum after winning a large majority of seats in Scotland.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in October 2019.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wholeheartedly embraced the UK Labour Party hours before they suffered a massive defeat

Ocasio-Cortez reposted a campaign video from UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, noting its overlap with her own message. Corbyn then lost, badly.

What went so badly wrong for the Liberal Democrats?

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson went into the general election predicting numerous gains but ended up losing her seat.
Jo Swinson

Jo Swinson resigns as Liberal Democrat leader after losing her seat in a shock general election result

Swinson lost her seat to the Scottish National Party in a shock general election result.
Conservatives' British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks next to Independent candidate Bobby "Elmo" Smith after winning his seat of Uxbridge and South Ruislip at the counting centre in Britain's general election in Uxbridge, Britain, December 13, 2019.

Boris Johnson won his UK seat flanked by comedy candidates including Elmo and Lord Buckethead in the weirdest image of the 2019 election

It's a British tradition for comedy candidates to run against the sitting Prime Minister, and so it was in Johnson's Uxbridge and South Ruislip seat.

14 things we learned from Boris Johnson’s huge election victory Thursday night

Britain has looked over the cliff edge at the "horrors" of Brexit — smaller economy, smaller role on the world stage — and said "this is fine!"
Jeremy Corbyn may be the king of political memes, but his Labour Party suffered a humbling defeat in the 2019 UK general election.

Labour’s message dominated social media in the UK election. The party got crushed anyway.

Labour suffered its worst election defeat since 1935, but if you were following the election only on social media, you probably didn't see it coming.
Boris Johnson and Donald Trump in London in December for the NATO summit.

Trump praised Boris Johnson on his landslide win, even though Johnson spent the whole campaign avoiding him

Trump tweeted about Johnson after news the Conservative Party secured a majority of seats, though Johnson had ignored him amid fears over the NHS.