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Brighton And Isle of Wight Labour Candidates Reject Call For Them To Quit In Favour Of Greens

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 30.04.2017 | UK Politics

Labour’s general election candidates in Brighton Pavilion and on the Isle of Wight have rejected a call for them to stand down in order to help the ...

Facebook, Twitter And YouTube Branded A 'Disgrace' By MPs For Not Tackling Online Hate

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 30.04.2017 | UK Politics

Facebook, Twitter and other social media giants have been branded a “disgrace” by MPs for failing to crack down on the distribution of terror recr...

Paul Nuttall Defends Failing To Identify Pictures Of Own Constituency

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 30.04.2017 | UK Politics

How well does @paulnuttallukip know the constituency he's standing in for #GE2017? @SophyRidgeSky puts him to the test #Ridge pic.twitter.com/pPO68hvF...

Theresa May Promises Not To Raise VAT

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 30.04.2017 | UK Politics

BREAKING: @theresa_may promises #Peston the @Conservatives will not raise VAT after #GE2017 pic.twitter.com/nwUHNaxr7T— Peston on Sunday (@pestonons...

Analysis: Slough Labour Voters Want To 'Take Back Control'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 29.04.2017 | UK Politics

“I’m a Labour supporter, always have been,” said Ricky, an HGV driver. “But I’ll vote Conservative to get Jeremy Corbyn out.” Like several...

Question Time Audience Member Calmly Demolishes Theresa May In Defence Of Jeremy Corbyn

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK

A member of last night’s BBC Question Time audience took just under a minute to calmly demolish Theresa May whilst defending Jeremy Corbyn over the ...

Brexit Briefing: French Disconnection

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Politics

All you need to know from the world of Brexit this week. You can sign up for this briefing by clicking here, and you’ll receive it straight to you...

Tony Blair Says Theresa May Will Win The Election (If The Polls Are Right)

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Politics

Tony Blair says "If the polls are right, we know who's going to be Prime Minister...it'll be Theresa May" pic.twitter.com/a7xgurZAGU— Sky News (@Sky...

Lib Dems And Greens Form Anti-Tory Progressive Alliance In Brighton

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Politics

A loose progressive alliance is emerging ahead of the general election, after the Lib Dems decided not to stand against Caroline Lucas in Brighton Pav...

Boris Johnson Savages Jeremy Corbyn In Opening Salvo Of His General Election Campaign

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK

Boris Johnson has broken his silence since the calling of the snap General Election by launching an extraordinary attack on Jeremy Corbyn. Writing in ...

Theresa May Said 'Strong' 31 Times During PMQs Today

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May did not waste any time getting to her “strong and stable leadership” campaign slogan during prime minister’s questions today - deplo...

Corbyn 'Won't Take Part In TV Debates Without May'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn will not take part in TV debates that do not include Theresa May, Labour sources have revealed. The Labour leader believes that the gene...

PMQs: Parents Asked To Clean School Toilets Because Of Tory Funding Cuts, Warns Labour MP

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Politics

A Labour MP has claimed Tory funding cuts mean a school in Southampton has been forced to ask parents to “clean the school toilets”. Speaking at ...

Tim Farron Bans Ex-Lib Dem MP From Standing In Election Over Anti-Semitism Row

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Politics

Tim Farron has stepped into prevent a former Lib Dem MP accused of anti-Semitism from returning to parliament. Theresa May criticised Farron during P...

PMQs: Theresa May Twice Refuses To Guarantee 'Triple-Lock' On Pensions

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May today twice refused to confirm whether the Tories would keep the “triple lock” on pensions if her party won the election. During a mar...

May Makes Fun Of Corbyn And Abbott At PMQs For 'Terrorist Sympathiser' Website

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Politics

"I like Corbyn but..." @theresa_may attacks @HackneyAbbott and @jeremycorbyn, Corbyn returns to his question on the NHS #PMQs pic.twitter.com/xoFWWlKJ...

McDonnell: Labour 'Miles Behind' But Don't Believe The Polls

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Politics

John McDonnell has told Labour not to worry about being “miles behind” in the polls - because the numbers should not be believed. The Shadow Chanc...

Everyone Is Loving The Pope's Very Relatable Drinking Analogy In Surprise TED Talk

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK

The Pope has warned of the dangers of power by using a rather relatable comparison - drinking gin. Speaking in a surprise TED talk, the head of the Ro...

Jeremy Hunt Accused Of 'Guzzling' Down A Pay Rise

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt was today accused of “guzzling” down a pay rise for himself at the same time as refusing to increase the wages of NHS staff. In an int...

Corbyn And Unions Agree 'Carve Up' Of Safe Labour Seats

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Politics

Labour candidacies for key vacant seats in the general election have been carved up under a secret plan agreed between Jeremy Corbyn, Tom Watson and l...

Police Admit They Don't Know If Madeleine McCann Is Dead Or Alive Ten Years On

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK

Police have admitted they don’t know whether Madeleine McCann is alive or dead, a decade after the toddler disappeared in Portugal. She was nearly f...

Murdered Paris Police Officer's Partner Vows To 'Suffer Without Hatred'

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK

The partner of the Paris police officer who was murdered in a Jihadist attack, has said he will “suffer without hatred”, while holding back tears....

Gay Sex Is Not A Sin, Says Tim Farron

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Politics

Tim Farron has said he does not believe gay sex is a sin, having previously repeatedly refused to answer the question. The Lib Dem leader told the BBC...

May: The Polls Could Be Wrong And Corbyn Can Win

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has said all the opinion polls pointing towards an easy Conservative victory at the general election could be wrong as she claimed it was ...

Ukip MEP Resigns As Spokesman Over Pledged Muslim Face Veil Ban

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK

Ukip’s foreign affairs spokesman has resigned over the party’s pledge to ban the Muslim face veil, saying: “No-one has the right to dictate what...