Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn

Corbyn resists Brexit vote call but vows to ‘force election’

Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to “force a general election” in the event of a no-deal Brexit, but resisted growing pressure to support a referendum on the terms of the UK’s exit deal.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to come under more pressure to back a referendum on the terms of Brexit. Picture: John Linton/PA Wire

Union supports referendum on final deal

Members of the UK’s biggest trade union strongly support a referendum on the Brexit deal, according to a new poll which delivers a blow to Jeremy Corbyn.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Picture: AFP/Getty

Jeremy Corbyn to highlight pressures facing NHS services in Scotland

Jeremy Corbyn will highlight the pressures facing GP practices and other NHS services on a visit to Scotland.

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May strikes deal with pro-EU rebels ahead of crunch Brexit votes

Theresa May struck a deal with pro-EU rebels in her own party last night after making an appeal for unity ahead of two days of crucial votes on flagship Brexit legislation.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks on Brexit. Picture: Getty Images

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Brexit mutineers keep their powder dry

There’s a reason why, in Anglo-Saxon parliamentary tradition, two sides face each other down from opposite sides of the debating chamber. The idea is that the government governs, and the opposition opposes. That’s how it’s supposed to work.

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Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons. Picture: PA Wire

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn face rebellions from backbenches

Both main parties’ Brexit positions have been thrown into chaos days before a crucial set of Commons votes and with just two weeks until the UK is due to present a plan covering trade and the Irish border at a summit of EU leaders.

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Jeremy Corbyn's top team rejected a Norway-style relationship with the EU. Picture: PA Wire

Labour row over ‘internal market’ plan post-Brexit

Labour rebels called for the party to back membership of the single market despite Jeremy Corbyn’s top team rejecting a Norway-style relationship with the EU.

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Leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn. Picture: Getty Images

Jeremy Corbyn told to sack Welsh MPs who want new Brexit vote

Jeremy Corbyn is facing fresh opposition to his Brexit stance as ten Welsh Labour MPs called for a new referendum.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn standing on the rooftop of the City Hotel in Derry City. Picture: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn says Northern Ireland needs voice at Brexit table

Northern Ireland needs a voice at the Brexit talks table, Jeremy Corbyn has said.

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Jeremy Corbyn. Picture: PA

Jeremy Corbyn believes Irish reunification ‘has majority support’

Jeremy Corbyn believes that there is majority support for unification across both Irish nations, his official spokesman has said ahead of his first visit to Northern Ireland as Labour leader.

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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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