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UK's Labour suspends ex-London mayor in anti-Semitism row

LONDON (AP) — Britain's main opposition Labour Party, facing growing criticism over perceived anti-Semitism in its ranks, suspended former London …

Guardian survey of constituency chairs, officials, councillors and others shows feelings are running high including over how Cameron is handling the issue<p>The Tory grassroots in their own words: Scale of division over Europe exposed<p>The scale of the challenge facing David Cameron in keeping the …

Two Conservative MPs scheduled to speak at Ukip spring conference

Two Conservative MPs are scheduled to speak on the main stage of Ukip’s party conference next month in a highly unusual move that is likely to antagonise their own party.<p>Peter Bone and Tom Pursglove, both committed campaigners for the UK to leave the EU, were announced by Ukip as speakers for their …

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Figures compiled by Labour find register has shrunk dramatically in areas with high student population<p>An estimated 800,000 people have dropped off the electoral register since the government introduced changes to the system, with students in university towns at highest risk of being …

Cameron, Tusk fail to strike deal on British reform demands

LONDON (AP) — European Council President Donald Tusk and British Prime Minister David Cameron failed Sunday to strike a deal aimed at keeping the …

Falkland Islands question was 'settled' a generation ago, Labour shadow cabinet minister says

Angela Eagle, the shadow business secretary, dismisses Jeremy Corbyn's call for 'dialogue' over islands and calls new policy idea unworkable<p>The sovereignty of the Falkland Islands was “settled” a generation ago, a Labour shadow cabinet minister has said despite her leader calling for a new …

Resignations announced on social media as Labour MPs commented on the sacking of Pat McFadden and other shadow cabinet changes<p>As details of Jeremy Corbyn’s cabinet reshuffle emerged in the early hours, in what is being described as Night of the Blunt Knives by sketch writers, MPs reacted to his …

Let’s stick together: Labour’s first-termers share their hopes and fears for 2016

Two weeks ago, former Labour strategist Peter Hyman wrote a devastating critique of the party, warning of a crisis that could split it in two. Here we ask 10 new MPs about the key issues facing Jeremy Corbyn – and how he might resolve them