Labour former deputy leader Tom Watson has said he fears Rebecca Long-Bailey could maintain the course which led to two election defeats for the party if she is elected leader.
Sinn Fein has agreed to back a deal to restore powersharing at Stormont – a move that confirms the return of devolved government in Northern Ireland after a three-year absence.
Here is a timeline of some of the key events in the three-year Stormont impasse:
A much-changed Sheffield United side did not repeat the mistakes of last year as they overcame AFC Fylde 2-1 in the FA Cup third round.
Prosecutors are still falling below an “acceptable standard” for how they handle the disclosure of evidence in courts, according to a report.
Labour frontbencher Rebecca Long-Bailey has been backed for the party leadership by her ally Angela Rayner – but also faced claims that she would continue with an agenda already rejected by voters.
A teenage neo-Nazi who ignored police warnings about his racist tweets and went on to plan a terrorist attack has been jailed for six years and eight months.
President Donald Trump has returned to the White House after his 17-day Florida holiday facing twin challenges: the fallout from the strike he ordered to kill an Iranian general and his looming impeachment trial in the Senate.
The head of the South Eastern Health Trust has called for a resurrection of Stormont to tackle demands for pay parity.
A “cold-blooded” killer has been jailed for at least 30 years for stabbing a university student to death after he was lured into a “honey trap” on Snapchat.