Labour Party

Sorry, Jeremy Corbyn: Israel was right to kill the Black September terrorists

One might think that someone who wishes to be Britain's next prime minister wouldn't openly support terrorists.<p>Not Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. …

U.S. Politics

Opinion: Brexit has reached a dead end

Brexit is on the negotiating table yet again in Brussels. With no alternative in sight, the UK is staggering aimlessly toward the day it will …

Great Britain

Jeremy Corbyn condemned after image emerges of him making Muslim Brotherhood salute

Jeremy Corbyn has been condemned for making the salute of an Islamist organisation which was described by a Government inquiry as “counter to British values and democracy”.<p>The Labour leader was pictured making the four-fingered Rabbi’ah sign, a symbol of the Muslim Brotherhood, during a visit to …

Muslim Brotherhood

Chris Grayling asks rail unions to base wage negotiations on CPI | Financial Times

Chris Grayling, the transport secretary, has challenged rail unions to accept lower wage increases in order to keep train fares down.<p>Next January’s …

Chris Grayling

Robert Winston calls Jeremy Corbyn ‘incompetent’ and says Labour is forever damaged

Labour peer Sir Robert Winston has hit out at Jeremy Corbyn saying he is ‘incompetent’ and has a limited understanding of politics.<p>The fertility …

UK Politics

Locked Out: New Zealand Bans Foreigners From Buying Existing Homes

New law is the latest attempt to cool a property market overheated by foreign money<p>New Zealand has lured Asian billionaires, Hollywood filmmakers, and tech entrepreneurs with a liberal immigration policy and light regulation of foreign property purchases. Now, as it tries to cool one of the world’s …

Housing Market

Government accused of 'total failure' to widen elite university access

Number of disadvantaged students at Russell Group institutions virtually unchanged since 2010<p>Ministers have been accused of a “total and abject failure” to widen access to top universities for disadvantaged students, after analysis by the Labour party found the proportions attending Russell Group …

Higher Education

More Than One Million Labour Leave Voters Have Abandoned Brexit, Says Gordon Brown

Former PM warns UK is 'losing hope' amid pressure on Corbyn to back second referendum.<p>PA Archive/PA Images<p>Gordon Brown has said more than one million …

Voting

Owen Jones Adds Fuel to Corbyn’s Antisemitism Problem

Owen Jones is digging himself into a deeper hole and, in the process, demonstrating how the UK Labour Party’s antisemitism problem is making it …

Israel

Tory London mayor shortlist lacks big-name candidates | Financial Times

The Conservatives have one shot at preventing the re-election of London’s Labour mayor Sadiq Khan and they appear to be pinning their chances on …

Great Britain

Coventry has changed its mind on Brexit

More people in Coventry would now choose to remain in the European Union if they were given another referendum, according to new research.<p>Two out of …

Great Britain

For British Politicians Corbyn and Johnson, Words Speak Louder than Actions

Two of Britain’s most prominent politicians have come under fire this week for supposedly promoting division and hatred.<p>But for Jeremy Corbyn and …

Boris Johnson

'Child spies' must have an appropriate adult present at meetings

Children being used as informants must have an appropriate adult present in meetings with the authorities, revised official guidance says.<p>A revised code of practice for use of covert human intelligence sources (CHIS), published on Wednesday by the Home Office, states that a parent, guardian, …

Human Rights

New labour relations registrar intent on tackling backlogs

Lehlohonolo Molefe. Picture: BUSINESS DAY<p>Picture: Business Day/Freddy Mavunda<p>Even the backlog will most likely be an issue of how many people we have …

UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn, 1970s Revanchist, Is Suddenly the Face of the New New Left

The politics of Britain and the U.S. can have a strange, synchronized rhythm to them. Margaret Thatcher was a harbinger of Ronald Reagan as both …

Political Science

If Labour want to represent the millions who voted Leave, the party must halt the deselections of Frank Field and Kate Hoey

The Birkenhead and Vauxhall CLPs recently passed motions of no confidence in Labour MPs Frank Field and Kate Hoey, effectively deselecting the pair. …

Great Britain

Child poverty creating invisible generation, says Gordon Brown

Lack of action to tackle child poverty is creating "a generation of invisible boys and girls", according to former prime minister Gordon Brown.<p>He accused both the Scottish and UK governments of ignoring what he described as "a national disgrace", and called for increases in welfare payments to …

Scottish Government

Call to investigate Jeremy Corbyn over five-star stay at Le Palace hotel in Tunisia

Questions over Jeremy Corbyn’s wreath-laying trip to Tunisia intensified today after he admitted staying at a five-star hotel.<p>The Labour leader …

UK News

Diane Abbott: 'Before going to bed, I wrap my hair and have a cup of camomile tea'

<b>Sleep</b><p>It’s extremely important to me. I’ve read a lot recently about how bad not sleeping is for your health. Unfortunately, I’m always up by 6am, no matter what time I go to bed, and I’m lucky to get four uninterrupted hours. Before going to bed, I wrap my hair and have a cup of camomile tea. I am …

Lifestyle (UK)

Wigan man jailed for armed raid is vile far-right leader

A Wigan man jailed for threatening shop staff with a weapon is also a notorious local far-right leader, it emerged today.<p>Anti-extremism organisations …

Manchester

Conspiracy Theorists, Gaslighting And Being Told I’m The ‘Wrong Sort Of Jew’ – The Reality Of Being A Jewish Labour Voter Right Now

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Real Life<p>by Sophie Wilkinson | 24 mins ago<p>For Sophie Wilkinson – a lifelong Labour supporter - the current antisemitism row feels like the …

Lifestyle (UK)

Pictures of the Day: 15 August 2018

Photos

Socialism Return

Politics & Ideas<p>Socialism Return<p>An old adversary.<p>Noah Rothman / Aug. 14, 2018<p>A<p>For some on the right who sold books, sat behind microphones, or …

Opinion

Foreign buyer ban could be this Government's biggest mistake

<b>COMMENT:</b><p>By the end of today I am told the Government's foreign buyer ban will be passed through Parliament - and with it one of the biggest mistakes …

New Zealand

Here's a quick look at the names of all 23

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) approved the registration of 23 new political parties.<p>Here's a quick look at the names of all 23:<p>…

Democratic Party

Evening Standard comment: Protecting young people from a deadly disease

The warning today — following the death of 18-year-old London woman Lauren Sandell from meningitis W — about the flaws in the system for ensuring …

Public Health

Crises in Turkey and the Labour Party

In one week, the Turkish lira has fallen by more than 20 percent against the U.S. dollar, and yields on Turkey’s sovereign debt have skyrocketed as …

U.S. Politics

Omagh Bombing: How The Tragedy Unfolded

Two decades have passed since 29 people lost their lives in Real IRA attack.<p>Reuters Photographer / Reuters<p>Today marks the 20th anniversary of the …

Northern Ireland

Teachers on strike: 'I'm starting to feel a little bit angry'

Teachers preparing for today's primary and intermediate school strike have warned that they are ready to take repeated industrial action if that's …

Education Policy

Why Is Thomas Frank Puzzled?

<i>A Bernie Sanders event in Madison, Wisconsin during the 2016 Democratic Party primary (click to enlarge)</i><p><i>“I wouldn’t want to win on an old-fashioned</i> …

Liberal View