Labour Party politician in the UK, Member of Parliament for Islington North (in London) since 1983, voted Labour leader after the party's defeat in the 2015 general elections.
Corbyn was born on May 26, 1949: a self-described "democratic socialist," he's considered Labour's most left-leaning leader in decades. The leader of the opposition in the UK was overwhelmingly elected on a wave of support from party members and new inductees who signed up to vote. This page collates DW's latest content related to Jeremy Corbyn.
London police have put the death toll at 79, warning that it is still likely to rise. London mayor Sadiq Khan called the Grenfell Tower disaster a "preventable accident" that was due in part to political neglect.
The UK's beleaguered prime minister Theresa May, is scrambling to secure enough support to carry on. Meanwhile, politicians and analysts are scratching their heads to figure out how her seemingly unassailable lead was largely eaten up by the opposition Labour Party. Could it have been a surge in young anti-Brexit, anti-austerity voters? Lars Bevanger went to Northern England to find out.
Angela Merkel says she does not expect a major delay in Brexit talks following the unexpected result in the British election. EU officials are anxious about the UK's lack of mandate to negotiate its exit from the bloc.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has failed in her bid to secure a resounding new mandate from British voters. In the general election her party won the most seats but not enough to give her an overall majority. She will now govern with the support of Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party. As Stephen Beard reports from London, the Prime Minister has been severely weakened.
The latest results indicate that the Conservative Party is set to win without an overall majority. Prime Minister Theresa May was facing calls to step down as worries grew about the potential for a hung parliament.