Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn

Mhairi Black: Jeremy Corbyn told me he supports Scottish independence

A high-profile SNP MP has suggested that Jeremy Corbyn is personally sympathetic to Scottish independence.

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Jeremy Corbyn arrives to cast his vote at the polling station in Pakeman Primary School in Holloway, London, during the local council elections on Thursday. Picture: PA

Jeremy Corbyn puts brave face on English local election results

Jeremy Corbyn has sought to put a brave face on local elections which saw Labour fail to make a breakthrough despite limited gains in some parts of the country.

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Leader of Kensington and Chelsea council Elizabeth Campbell after the Conservatives maintained control of the council following a count last night. Picture: PA

Labour fails to take flagship London councils in local elections

The Conservatives have comfortably seen off Labour challenges in flagship London councils.

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Jeremy Corbyn spoke about schooling in his campaign event in Glasgow yesterday Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Corbyn meeting on anti-Semitism called ‘missed opportunity’ by Jewish leaders

Jeremy Corbyn’s attempt to build bridges with Jewish community leaders have received another setback after they accused him of failing to take action to tackle anti-Semitism in the Labour Party.

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Justice secretary David Gauke talking to Nick Robinson on the BBC1 current affairs programme The Andrew Marr Show. Picture: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

Race equality warning over plan to ask voters for ID

Ethnic minorities could be disenfranchised by new rules requiring voters to carry identification to the polls, the government has been warned as a former minister likened immigration policy to the rhetoric of Enoch Powell.

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Prime Minister Theresa May. Picture: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Row continues over responsibility for ‘Windrush’ generation scandal

Theresa May hit back at Labour accusations the government had been “callous and incompetent” towards the so-called “Windrush generation” as she again apologised to those wrongly threatened with deportation.

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Theresa May accuses Russia of cover up and denies following Trump’s lead

Theresa May has hit back at accusations that she ordered military action against Syria on the “whims of the US president”, telling MPs: “We have not done this because President Trump asked us to do so.”

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A website was blamed for more than four million cyber attacks. Picture: PA

Alert over ‘malicious’ Russian cyber attack

Russia has hacked into millions of computers across Britain, including home terminals and internet routers, and may be preparing for a widescale cyber attack, US and UK security chiefs said in an unprecedented warning last night.

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Kezia Dugdale admits presence of ‘abhorrent views’ in Labour

Former Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has taken a swipe at the party’s handling of the anti-semitism row, admitting to the presence of “abhorrent views” towards the Jewish community.

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Rhea Wolfson, a former Labour candidate in West Lothian, said the incoming party general secretary had been told to make tackling anti-semitism the 'number one priority"

Jeremy Corbyn allies accept Labour must tackle anti-semitism

Anti-semitism is more widespread within Labour than was thought, Jeremy Corbyn’s leading supporters have admitted, as one of his key allies in Scotland said she was “frustrated” at the party’s response to cases of anti-Jewish hatred.

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Jeremy Corbyn's Passover message mired in anti-semitism row

Jeremy Corbyn's Passover message mired in anti-semitism row

Jeremy Corbyn has addressed the growing anger at Labour's handling of anti-semitism claims within the party in his Passover message to British Jews, saying it is "sometimes harder to see it when it is closer to home".
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Tony Blair says ‘more likely’ now Brexit could be stopped

Tony Blair says ‘more likely’ now Brexit could be stopped

Former prime minister Tony Blair said he believed it was “more likely” now that Brexit could be stopped.

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Christine Shawcroft has quit as chairwoman of Labour's disputes panel

Chair of Labour’s disputes panel quits amid anti-Semitism row

The chairwoman of Labour’s disputes panel has stood down amid a new anti-Semitism row in the party.

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A protestor yesterday. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

Corbyn pledges action on anti-Semitism after protests

Jeremy Corbyn has written to Jewish leaders insisting he is a “militant opponent” of anti-Semitism.

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Labour needs to ‘show leadership over Brexit - Owen Smith

Labour needs to “show leadership” and warn about the risks of Brexit, Owen Smith said after being dismissed from “Eurosceptic” Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet.

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Owen Smith sacked from Corbyn’s shadow cabinet after Brexit call

Jeremy Corbyn faced a backlash after sacking Owen Smith from his shadow cabinet over Brexit.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Picture: Ben Stansall

Jeremy Corbyn questioned over support for anti-Semitic mural

Jeremy Corbyn faced questions over his apparent support for an artist behind an anti-Semitic mural on a London street.

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Former Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman

Harriet Harman says next Labour leader must be a woman

Labour’s next leadership election should be a women-only contest, Harriet Harman has said.

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New Labour general secretary Jennie Formby

Jeremy Corbyn ally named as Labour’s new general secretary

A union official has been appointed Labour’s new general secretary, becoming only the second woman to hold the post.

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Shadow transport minister Karl Turner

Labour Party MP accused of slapping cancer survivor on the bottom

A Labour Party frontbencher has been accused of slapping a cancer survivor and making crude comments to her.

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