Michael James Unett

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Iraq War Report: Chilcot Inquiry Source Claims Political Establishment Trying To Discredit It

Politicians are trying to discredit the Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq War as “bumbling incompetents” so their eventual conclusions can be dismissed …

Middle East

Unite boss reiterates support for Corbyn after union officials back Burnham

Len McCluskey emails members to clarify preference for Jeremy Corbyn as next Labour leader – as dissenting views reveal a split at top of union<p>Unite boss Len McCluskey has stressed his union’s endorsement of Jeremy Corbyn for Labour leader, after senior officials at Unite wrote to members urging a …

Labour Party

Jeremy Corbyn risks returning Labour to the 'politburo politics' of the 1980s

The Labour party has become a more unpleasant place for its own members, or at least for the long-standing ones. Many shied away from attending their …

Banksy's Dismaland: Inside The Weston-Super-Mare Alternative Theme Park

Banksy will open his most ambitious project to date in the seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare on Saturday -- and <i>The Huffington Post UK</i> has been …

Streetwear

Labour leadership election: rejected supporters express their anger

A flurry of Labour supporters have been informed that their applications have been rejected – and some are angry and bemused at their exclusion<p>Labour supporters have expressed their anger at being barred from the leadership vote, as the party steps up efforts to weed out those suspected of not …

United Kingdom

Banksy's Dismaland: North Somerset's Conservative Council Helped Banksy Mock Prime Minister

It was a remarkably brave move for the leader of North Somerset’s Conservative council.<p>When Cllr Nigel Ashton was first told of the plans for …

Banksy

Ed Miliband grows a holiday beard

The so-called Milibeard was spotted in Brisbane and suggests Miliband likes the style of Jeremy Corbyn, the man who may succeed him<p>Gardening, writing a novel, taking up origami – there are lots of activities you can indulge in when you lose your job. Ed Miliband has grown a beard.<p>The Labour MP, who …

Ed Miliband

Labour Supporters Are Claiming They Are Victims Of A 'Purge' Stopping Them Voting In The Leadership Election

Furious Labour supporters have taken to social media to complain they have been barred from voting in the leadership election.<p>More than 600,000 …

United Kingdom

Jeremy Corbyn has until May to prove himself, Labour MPs say

If Islington North MP becomes party leader there will not be an immediate move against him but his rivals will be watching closely, MPs suggest<p>Labour MPs will give Jeremy Corbyn until next year’s local government elections to prove his leadership credentials if he wins next month, multiple sources …

Labour Party

Yvette Cooper: A Jeremy Corbyn Victory Could See Labour Split

A Jeremy Corbyn victory in the Labour leadership election could lead to a split in the party, Yvette Cooper warned today.<p>The Shadow Home Secretary, …

United Kingdom

Jeremy Corbyn supporters hit out after being blocked from voting in Labour leadership election

Furious supporters of Left-wing candidate complain of being 'unfairly' banned from the Labour Party<p>Supporters of Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn have accused the party of "purging" them in an effort to halt the Left-wing candidate's surge towards victory in the party leadership contest.<p>New membership …

Labour Party

Britain to pay for migrants to be flown home from Calais

Theresa May, the Home Secretary, says that the government will spend more than £7 million over the next two years to ease pressure on Calais<p>Britain is to pay for migrants to be flown from Calais to their home countries and help fund "dedicated facilities" for those having their asylum claims …

Calais

If Jeremy Corbyn is Labour's leader there may not be a way back

Labour could be about to do something that can never be undone<p>Yesterday, as I drove over for a lunchtime swim at the Charlton Lido, I was listening to the World at One. Jeremy Corbyn was on doing a phone-in with presenter Martha Kearney.<p>Corbyn had been asked about his connections with political …

Labour Party

Opposition seek to form minority government after Tsipras resigns and calls snap election: as it happened

Embattled prime minister faces Left wing split after standing down and calling new election over punishing new bail-out agreement - latest<p>• Tsipras defends his government but admits they failed to get concessions from lenders<br>• PM presents himself as a moderate between hard Left and conservative …

Europe

Labour already blew its chance to stop Jeremy Corbyn

Andy Burnham, Yvette Cooper and the rest could have put a stop to this nonsense long ago. They chose not to, and now it's too late<p>A bearded 19th century revolutionary thinker wrote the script for the Labour leadership campaign. No, not Karl Marx, but Lewis Carroll. Just read this: "When I use a …

Labour Party

Baroness Butler-Sloss Gives Iraq Inquiry's Lord Chilcot Tips In Efficiency

Committee members of the grossly delayed Iraq War inquiry have been issued with a stern smackdown by a high-ranking peer and judge, who claimed she …

George W. Bush

Kezia Dugdale: Corbyn win could leave Labour 'carping on sidelines'

Favourite for Scottish Labour leader warns of appearance of infighting in UK leadership campaign and calls for basing elected second chamber in Glasgow<p>Kezia Dugdale, the favourite to take over as leader of Scottish Labour, has criticised the length of time the party is devoting to leadership …

United Kingdom

Could the Corbyn surge overturn Labour's mayoral race?

All the focus in recent weeks has been on the Labour leadership race.<p>However there has been an equally bitterly fought, and in many ways far more …

What Andy Burnham and Yvette Cooper's camps are saying about each other

The two Labour leadership candidates are fighting viciously for the 'stop Jeremy Corbyn' vote. But their time is running out<p>Andy Burnham has sold his soul to the Corbynites. Yvette Cooper is wrecking any chance of stopping the Corbynites. It’s clear Andy Burnham isn’t going to confront Jeremy …

United Kingdom

Fake Benefit Sanctions Leaflet Leaves Iain Duncan Smith Red-Faced

The Department for Work and Pensions has been forced to edit and re-issue a leaflet after being caught fabricating testimonials from fake benefit …

Iain Duncan Smith

'Tories For Corbyn' Founder Unmasked After Claiming To Vote For Jeremy Three Times

The founder of the Tories For Corbyn movement has been unmasked as a man named Andrew Wylie, after boasting he had been able to vote for the …

Labour Party

Labour leadership debate has focused on petty issues, says Miliband pollster

James Morris says trivial debate has let Jeremy Corbyn ‘emerge as leading light’ and candidates should address major issues such as immigration and growth<p>The Labour leadership candidates have largely addressed “petty” third-tier issues and have not shown how they can rebuild trust on growth, …

Voting

Ed Miliband 'should apologise for ridiculous leadership rules'

<b>Former Labour leader Ed Miliband is facing calls to apologise for the "disastrous" voting system being used to elect his successor.</b><p>Mr Miliband changed the system under which he was elected to "one member one vote" and allowed the public to take part for a £3 fee.<p>The move was overwhelmingly backed …

Ed Miliband

Teenager snaps 'man of the people' David Cameron eating Pringles on an Easyjet flight

Girl describes seeing the Prime Minister munching his way through a tube of paprika-flavoured Pringles as 'humbling'<p>You might imagine David Cameron would prefer social media was abuzz with talk of his government policies.<p>Instead, the Prime Minister has gone 'viral' for an altogether more mundane …

Social Media

'BBC warned George Osborne it would have to axe BBC2 and BBC4 due to cuts'

Corporation also said it would have to shut local radio stations if Treasury did not provide funds to offset the cost of free TV licences for over-75s, claims new book<p>The BBC warned George Osborne it would have to close BBC2 and BBC4 if the government did not provide extra funds to offset the cost …

United Kingdom

'I don't want to be in no man's land': the 'Brexit Brits' seeking second passports

Across Europe British expats fear that if the UK leaves the European Union the lives they have built up abroad could be destroyed<p>Across Europe, Britons have been wrong-footed by the sudden lurch closer to EU exit. The Guardian spoke to Brits in five European countries about action they are taking …

Europe

What will Corbyn's supporters do if he doesn't lead Labour?

The Labour Party could well be heading for a split, but it might not be the Right that departs<p>Whatever happened to the People’s Assembly? This was the “grassroots” campaign founded by a host of what Alan Partridge would no doubt dismiss as “that lot”: Owen Jones, Mark Steel, Ken Loach. Oh, and …

United Kingdom

Jobless Young Adults Will Lose Benefits If They Don't Do Jobs 'Boot Camp' To Prepare Them For The Workforce, Minister Warns

Jobless young adults will face losing benefits unless they take part in a "boot camp" to get them ready for the world of work, the Government's "Earn …

Boot Camp

Fascist march cancelled after backlash from protesters

Neo-Nazis were chased out of Liverpool and bombarded with missiles after attempting to hold a rally<p>Neo-Nazis were forced to call off a "White Man March" following a backlash by anti-fascist campaigners.<p>The far-right group National Action had planned to march through Liverpool city centre on Sunday …

Yvette Cooper Q&A - I won't share stage with David Cameron to keep Britain in the EU

Labour leadership contenders reveal their dream jobs outside politics and pick their favourite Tory in question and answer session<p>When did you first decide that you wanted to be prime minister?<p>"That's a good question. I probably actually didn't decide it until I decided to stand for the Labour …

United Kingdom