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Ruth Kelly, former Labour minister (PA)

The former Labour minister will be pro-vice chancellor for research and enterprise

Former Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy (PA)

Scotland’s Catholic pariah

Jim Murphy has paid a heavy price for standing up to nationalism

Ed Miliband in front of the infamous 'Ed Stone' (PA)

Only God can save the Labour Party

A new leader with comparable talent to Tony Blair would help Labour, but so would a resolution about what the party stands for

Ed Miliband during his resignation speech (PA)

Andrew Roberts’ excellent biography of Napoleon Bonaparte should have been on the outgoing Labour leader’s reading list

'Mother Teresa devoted herself to virtuous pursuits but was attacked for her beliefs' (CNS)

Loudly proclaiming one’s beliefs as a way of ‘virtue signalling’ is nothing but moral posturing

Volunteers count votes at  count at a Sheffield constituency in 2010 (PA)

Defeat in the general election can be the start of something positive for politicians

A total of 43 per cent of women surveyed said they would support moves to halve the legal upper time limit for abortions (PA)

A ComRes survey also found that women were more pro-life then men on practically every issue considered

'The most significant political, moral and social battle in 50 years is lurking on the horizon' (Photo: PA)

For the first time in my life I am voting Labour. This is why…

Tristram Hunt (PA)

The shadow education secretary eventually said there are ‘brilliant teachers who are nuns doing a fantastic job’

Tristam Hunt talks of 'zero tolerance'

Tristram Hunt’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy to homophobia is a hint of the clashes to come