Jeremy Corbyn

Carmarthenshire man admits posting race hate messages

<b>A 34-year-old man has admitted posting messages online with intent to stir up racial hatred against Muslims.</b><p>Jonathan Jennings also admitted sending threatening and offensive messages relating to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and murdered MP Jo Cox.<p>Jennings, from Carmarthenshire and who admitted 10 …

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<i>Welcome to Refresh – a series of comment pieces by young people, for young people, looking for a response to Britain's biggest issues</i><p>Britain’s privatised train companies are struggling, nevertheless, renationalisation may not be necessary in the future if we can learn from the Japanese.<p>In 2015, …

Great Britain

Jeremy Corbyn's strategists in private bust-up over confusing Brexit policy

LABOUR’s tensions over Europe exploded in a private meeting last week when the party’s Brexit chief launched a furious foul-mouthed tirade against a …

Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn ridiculed for summoning frontbench team for 'away day' to plan his first 100 days of government

JEREMY Corbyn was ridiculed last night after it emerged he has summoned his frontbench team for an ‘away day’ on Monday to plan for the first 100 …

Great Britain

Theresa May condemns Jeremy Corbyn for failing to adopt IHRA antisemitism definition

Theresa May has accused Labour of trying to “redefine antisemitism” by refusing to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) …

Israel

According to Jeremy Corbyn himself, Margaret Hodge was right to call him antisemitic

In the feverish political climate of 2018 Britain, it is rare to experience shock anymore, far less experience a sort of savage pleasure.<p>But I will …

Labour Party

The real Grenfell scandal: over a year on, nothing has changed | Matt Wrack

Over a year on from that terrible night, the Grenfell Tower fire public inquiry is under way. At times it is impossible, listening to the evidence, not to be moved by the bravery of both the public and the emergency services.<p>At other times it is almost too painful to take in. Hundreds of members of …

Opinion (UK)

UK prime minister's heated exchange with Labour Party leader over Brexit

"[Jeremy Corbyn] is just plain wrong on his interpretation of what's happening," Theresa May said.

Great Britain

London Bridge terror attack heroes on Civilian Gallantry List

<b>Heroes of the London Bridge terror attack, including two who died, have been recognised for their bravery.</b><p>Three police officers and five members of the public who confronted the attackers or aided others are included on this year's Civilian Gallantry list.<p>Twenty people in total have been approved …

Labour Party

Sadiq Khan to cut cash for housing schemes opposed by residents

Regeneration that demolishes social housing will need residents’ votes to win funding<p>Redevelopment schemes in London that would result in the demolition of social housing will only get city hall funding if existing residents approve the scheme in a ballot, it has been announced, following a spate …

Labour Party

Jeremy Corbyn critic John Woodcock quits Labour over 'rigged' investigation into him

JEREMY Corbyn critic John Woodcock has quit Labour - saying a party investigation into him is "rigged" because he doesn't back the leader.<p>The Barrow …

Great Britain

Reporter Skewers Jeremy Corbyn on Election Promise

The U.K.'s Labour Party leader was left speechless after being asked for costings about an election campaign policy - but later apologized for his gaffe.

Labour Party

Labour HQ used Facebook ads to deceive Jeremy Corbyn during election campaign

Elections

Jeremy Corbyn ahead of the Miners' Gala: 'Lessons of the past will inspire future'

I was humbled to learn that it was the largest gathering since Harold Wilson addressed the Big Meeting in 1964. Hundreds of bands and displays in …

Labour Party

At Massive London Protest, Jeremy Corbyn Trashes Trump, Calls for 'World of Justice Not Division'

Labour Party leader was among hundreds of thousands protesting U.S. President Donald TrumpLabour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn joined the mass protest …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump branded "dangerous and inhumane" by Jeremy Corbyn

US president Donald Trump has been branded "dangerous and inhumane" by Jeremy Corbyn.<p>The Labour leader hit out at Mr Trump on the first day of his …

Donald Trump

'Hostile environment' checks paused after Windrush scandal

<b>Labour has called for a total review of the government's so-called "hostile environment" policy after ministers said part of it had been paused.</b><p>Data-sharing aimed at identifying illegal migrants has been suspended for three months so people from the Windrush generation were not "erroneously …

UK Politics

New Tory health chief voted to speed up privatisation of the NHS

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has a track record of voting to speed up privatisation of the NHS.<p>The Tory took over on Monday when Jeremy Hunt became …

UK Politics

UK government pauses hostile immigration policies after Windrush

The government has paused a wide range of hostile environment policies in the wake of the Windrush scandal to prevent more people who have lived in the UK for over 30 years from being “erroneously impacted by compliant environment measures”, the home secretary has revealed.<p>Officials had already …

Labour Party

School spending on pupils cut by 8%, says IFS

<b>The amount of per pupil spending in England's schools has fallen by 8% since 2010, says an analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies.</b><p>The study says rising pupil numbers - and cuts to local authorities and sixth form funding - have seen a real-term reduction in school spending.<p>Heads say it …

Labour Party

This is how Labour wants the State to solve the housing crisis

A new national agency and a nationwide Rent Pressure Zone are on the party’s agenda.

Housing

Brexiters seem to forget that ‘no deal’ is not legally an option | Brendan Howlin

At a time when Theresa May has enough problems keeping her government intact, Ireland may be regarded as an annoyance in British government circles.<p>The border between Ireland and Northern Ireland is an inconvenience as she attempts the incredible political balancing act of reconciling her cabinet …

Great Britain

New Tory Housing Minister Kit Malthouse openly admitted making homeless people's lives 'uncomfortable'

The new Tory Housing Minister openly admitted he made life "uncomfortable" for the homeless as part of a zero-tolerance crackdown.<p>Kit Malthouse was …

UK Politics

Labour leader Corbyn blasts PM May over Brexit struggles

LONDON (Reuters) - The leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, accused Prime Minister Theresa May of being incapable of negotiating a Brexit deal with the European Union given the deep splits among her own ministers over her plans.<p>FILE PHOTO: Britain's opposition Labour Party …

Labour Party

If the Tories want young people engaging with democracy, let them vote at 16 | Cat Smith

Politics is like a language​​ – and without understanding that language, it is almost impossible to fully engage<p>For those who don’t know, this week is National Democracy Week – the inaugural celebration designed by the Cabinet Office to embrace our democracy and encourage democratic participation. …

Opinion (UK)

REVEALED: What may now be allowed under Labour’s new definition of antisemitism

The Labour Party’s new code of conduct, which has omitted several key examples of antisemitism, may allow online abuse of Jews by party members to go …

Israel

Tributes to ‘dedicated’ former Islington councillor Michael Boye-Anawomah

Derek Sawyer, who was a Labour Town Hall leader in the 1990s, said: “He didn’t have to raise his voice because when he spoke, you listened. He was a …

Labour Party

Corbyn tells European social democrats: 'Reject austerity and neoliberalism or voters will reject you'

My message for our European sister parties is simple: reject austerity or face rejection by voters<p>1/9 Brexit<p>2/9 Immigration<p>3/9 The Economy<p>4/9 Tax<p>5/9 …

Labour Party

No 10 refuses to deny May's Brexit plan would limit scope for trade deal with US - Politics live

• <b>Theresa May is facing a backlash from Tory Brexiters who are angry about a leak revealing that, under her plans for the UK’s future relationship with the EU, the scope for a trade deal with the US would be limited.</b> That is because May is reportedly planning that the UK should align with EU …

Great Britain

Alan Mangan to stand for Labour in Longford-Westmeath constituency

Former GAA player plans to use sporting qualities when running for election<p>10 minutes ago<p>The former GAA star selected by Labour to contest the next …

Labour Party