Diane Abbott has said it was “offensive” for Amber Rudd to call her a “coloured woman”, after the work and pensions secretary used the phrase during an interview on Thursday.
The deputy chairman of the Conservative party has said it is “unfortunate that Diane-lovers” are focusing on Amber Rudd’s ‘coloured woman’ comment, when she was addressing the abuse the Labour MP receives.
talkRADIO’s Julia Hartley-Brewer has said Amber Rudd should not be called a “racist” after the Work and Pensions Secretary referred to Diane Abbott as a “coloured woman”.
The shadow chancellor revealed he was "shocked" when he heard Amber Rudd refer to Diane Abbott as a "coloured woman" in an interview today.
Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd has apologised to Diane Abbott after describing her as a "coloured woman".
Diane Abbott's constituency has come under fire for passing a motion implying that allegations of institutional antisemitism within the party are false.
Isabel Oakeshott, who appeared on Question Time alongside Dianne Abbott on BBC’s Question Time, has said that presenter Fiona Bruce was “completely professional” and “even-handed”.
Labour asked for unseen footage of BBC’s Question Time and demanded a correction during next week’s episode, amid a row on the show’s treatment of Diane Abbott.
The Shadow Home Secretary has insisted Labour is "committed to honouring" the Brexit vote despite backbench warnings that it will "damage" the communities they represent.
Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott urges Twitter to act on abusive posts after a study found female politicians and journalists were sent over a million abusive tweets last year
Thousands of children have been flagged up to authorities over terror concerns, official figures reveal.
Norman Brennan, Founder of Law & Order Foundation has said that Diane Abbott’s criticism of police tactics when dealing with moped crime shows she is “detached from the real world”.
A video clip appeared on social media of a model of Grenfell Tower being burned while those filming it laugh. Dany Cotton and Diane Abbott, as well as survivors' groups, condemned the incident
Independent councillor Richard Alderman is charged with sending offensive messages via a public network. He called Diane Abbott a 'monkey' and said Theresa May should be 'hanged'
The private company Capita, which handled the Windrush cases, had a Home Office contract that paid extra money if more people were removed from Britain, according to newly released documents.
The shadow home secretary also attended the walk last month
May tweets group photo of female MPs without senior-most Labour figures
Hugh Masekela has died at the age of 78 after a battle with prostate cancer
Abbott was responding to an article which dug up a series of Johnson's old articles
Grayling told the BBC that 'a significant part of the blame lies with Momentum and the Labour movement'
Abbott urges public to 'stand up to Trump' while Corbyn describes Trump as a 'threat to our society'
Katie Hopkins says if you put yourself in the public eye you're going to be criticised and you 'need to suck that up'
Abbott says rhetoric adopted by 'parts of the Tories' is encouraging division and abuse
Tommy Robinson-backed group falls for fake message about poppies on Remembrance Sunday
The Labour leader's message was read out by Diane Abbott
Abbott had expressed concern that new football-politics movement would encourage racists
The Government has improved on its first announcement of a one year grace period
The Football Lads Alliance held a march on Saturday and thousands of people attended
Jeremy Corbyn has claimed the the abuse Diane Abbott received was intolerable, before the crowd sang her happy birthday
The MP for Derby North spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the accusations previously made against the Labour Party
Diane Abbott was describing the abuse she receives when she used the N-word
Shadow home secretary attacks justice system following Lammy report
Some emails are said to contains hundreds of racial slurs
Figures from Amnesty International reveal Abbott 45% of all abuse aimed at female MPs during six weeks prior to 2017 election
The shadow home secretary spoke to BBC Newsnight about Labour's plans for the withdrawal from the bloc
It comes in response to Theresa May telling of her surprise Jeremy Corbyn hadn't spoken out against the 'intimidation' during the election campaign
Jeremy Corbyn has sacked Ruth Cadbury, Catherine West and Andy Slaughter for supporting a call for the UK to stay in the single market following Brexit
A demonstration against Theresa May's deal with the DUP has been arranged by The People's Assembly
Diane Abbott has said she hadn't eaten enough food when publicly appearing in the election campaign and that had affected her blood sugar levels
UKIP leader Paul Nuttall tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that UKIP will gain more members and do better in the polls if Theresa May gets a Brexit deal the public don't want
The shadow home secretary was replaced by Lyn Brown today as she recovers from illness
The MP for Hackney North & Stoke Newington has been suffering from some sort of illness, according to Labour Party officials.
Barry Gardiner tells Julia Hartley-Brewer he hopes Diane Abbott is getting appropriate treatment and that she’s feeling better
Labour's Barry Gardiner tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that new shadow home secretary Lyn Brown fights hardest for people at the bottom of the pile
Barry Gardiner says Abbott has been diagnosed but he's not sure what with.
Following yet another car crash interview on Sky News on Monday, what else has the shadow home secretary done?
The Prime Minister's 'naughtiest thing ever' isn't actually that naughty
Diane Abbott was interviewed by Dermot Murnaghan on Sky News and they spoke about the Lord Harris report on London's ability to respond to terrorism
Lord Alex Carlile blasted the shadow home secretary in an interview with Paul Ross
The Labour leader took part in the Leaders Debate on Channel 4 News and Sky News on Monday
Julia Hartley-Brewer asked Labour's Barry Gardiner why Diane Abbott hasn't made media appearances about the Manchester terror attack
The former Work and Pensions Secretary was appearing on the ITV programme when he decided to 'spit some lyrics'