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Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Union chief 'concerned' Corbyn hasn't given woman a top job

Len McCluskey denies he is unhappy and appeals for Labour’s new leader to be given ‘at least a week’ to prove himself<p>The leader of Britain’s biggest union has expressed concern at the lack of women in top jobs in Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet but appealed for the Labour leader to be given “at …

Trade union members could vote for UK to leave European Union

Union leaders at TUC conference say members could vote no in referendum if PM undermines employment safeguards<p>Millions of trade union members could vote against the UK staying in the EU if the government waters down workers’ rights.<p>Leading unions at the TUC annual conference in Brighton will say on …

The Sun's Front Page Smear Story On 'Hypocrite' Jeremy Corbyn Revealed As False

The Sun's Tuesday front page has been rubbished by experts and even its own source, after it tried to smear new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn by …

Jeremy Corbyn Looks Set For A Rocky Relationship With Britain's Mainstream Media After Andrew Marr Snub

He doesn't buy The Sun, shuns TV interviews and would rather talk about refugees than hang around with journalists.<p>It has become apparent in the last …

'Brexit' Vow From Britain's Biggest Union As Labour's EU Confusion Grows

Britain’s largest trade union will recommend leaving the European Union if David Cameron gives away workers’ rights in his renegotiation with …

Jeremy Corbyn under pressure to show leadership and clarify Labour policy

Labour’s new leader expected to get enthusiastic welcome from unions at TUC conference, despite displeasure at choice of shadow chancellor<p>Jeremy Corbyn, the newly elected Labour leader, will receive an enthusiastic reception on Tuesday when he makes his first substantive policy speech to TUC …

David Cameron Says Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party Is A Threat, Internet Tells Him Where To Go

Well, what a weekend for Labour - Jeremy Corbyn voted in as their new leader and one of the most surprising Shadow Cabinet reshuffles in living …

Tom Watson suggests he'll oppose Jeremy Corbyn over scrapping Trident - Politics live

Rolling coverage of Jeremy Corbyn’s first full day as Labour leader, with Tom Watson’s interview on the Andrew Marr show, Corbyn working on his shadow cabinet and reaction to Corbyn’s victory<p>2.57pm BST<p>Stop the jokes, stop the cheap jibes, stop the unpleasant language to describe people who are …

Welcome to Jeremy Corbyn's blokey Britain - where 'brocialism' rules

During the Labour leadership campaign, Jeremy Corbyn promised that half his frontbench team would be women, professing an interest in "building a society where women and men exist as equals and flourish". But, judging by the shadow cabinet appointments he's announced so far, women remain …

Jeremy Corbyn appoints ally John McDonnell as shadow chancellor

Veteran leftwinger given key role as Andy Burnham becomes shadow home secretary, with Angela Eagle and Heidi Alexander given frontbench roles<p>Jeremy Corbyn, the new Labour leader, is facing the first test of his ability to lead the parliamentary party after appointing his closest political ally, …