Ian Austin

Parliament Cyber Attack Sees 'Unauthorised attempt' To Access Accounts

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 24.06.2017 | UK

Parliament has been hit by a cyber attack with “unauthorised attempts” made to access parliamentary user accounts. MPs on Saturday implored those...

If Female Labour MPs Want to Tackle Misogyny They Should Denounce Austerity

Tess Finch-Lees | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Politics
Tess Finch-Lees

Having opted out of social media because of death threats, I've encountered the dark misogyny that seeks to silence opinionated women. So I despaired when I saw this very real malaise being hijacked by prominent Labour MPs, including Heidi Alexander and Angela Eagle, to score points against a man they want to oust. Women in politics face many threats, Jeremy Corbyn isn't one of them.

Looks Like Labour's 'Christmas Truce' Is Over

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Politics

The Labour Party’s Christmas truce has ended after a senior MP called for Jeremy Corbyn to sack “mutineers” from his Shadow Cabinet who backed m...

Meet The Labour MP Who Agrees With Dick Cheney On The Torture Report

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Politics

The grisly United States Senate report published last week concluded that the use of torture by the CIA on detainees was not only brutal, but did not ...

Watch Galloway Give The Most Controversial Speech Of The Iraq Debate

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Politics

George Galloway gave one of the most controversial speeches in today's parliamentary debate considering the whether the UK should take action against ...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Crisis? What Crisis?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 05.07.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday 5th July 2013... 1) CRISIS? WHAT CRISIS? Personally, I find it hard to get worked up about events in ...

'One Of The Most Unpleasant, Most Stupid Tory MPs'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Politics

As Labour and Conservative MPs chewed over the news that David Miliband is to leave politics to take up a new job with a charity in New York, most spe...

Addison Lee Boss 'Could Face Prosecution' Over Cycle Lane Comments

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK

The boss of taxi firm Addison Lee could be prosecuted after he urged his drivers to illegally use bus lanes in London. Chairman John Griffin sent a...

Tonge Quits Over Israel Jibe

Posted 29.02.2012 | UK Politics

Baroness Jenny Tonge has resigned the Lib Dem whip in the House of Lords after refusing to apologise for claiming that Israel would not "last forever"...

WATCH: Lib Dem Peer Criticised For Saying 'Israel Will Not Last Forever'

Posted 29.02.2012 | UK Politics

A Liberal Democrat peer who once said she would consider becoming a suicide bomber if she were Palestinian has been criticised for saying Israel would...

Aidan Burley Rejects Allegations Of Disrespect During Holocaust Event

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Politics

Tory MP Aidan Burley has been accused of showing disrespect towards Holocaust survivors, after a Labour MP alleged he was "dozing and texting" during ...

Unemployment Set To Rise Again in 2012

PA | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Politics

Unemployment will increase to 2.85 million in 2012, while the number of people in work will fall by 120,000 as jobs continue to be lost in the public ...