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Ned Simons

Chuka Umunna Denies Forming Anti-Corbyn 'Resistance' Cell

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Politics

Chuka Umunna has denied he is spearheading an internal-Labour Party "resistance" to a Jeremy Corbyn leadership, following accusations by John Prescott...

Ned Simons

Prescott Accuses Umunna And Hunt Of Being Disloyal To Labour

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Politics

John Prescott has accused Labour shadow cabinet ministers Chuka Umunna and Tristram Hunt of being disloyal to Labour by appearing to be preemptively p...

Prezza's Forgetfulness Tells You Everything About Liz Kendall's Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Politics

John Prescott has accidentally revealed a potentially damning indictment of how poorly Labour leadership contender Liz Kendall is performing in the r...

John Prescott Tells David Miliband To 'Shut Up'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK Politics

David Miliband should "shut up", Labour's former deputy prime minister John Prescott has said - in his characteristically blunt manner. Prescott al...

Former Deputy Prime Minister Goes From Two Jags, To One Jag, To No Jags

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK

Former Deputy Prime Minister, John Prescott, has been banned from driving after being caught speeding in his Jaguar. The Labour peer has now gone f...

Louise Mensch Suspends 'Bullying' So #Milifandom Student Can Revise For Exams

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Mensch Insists She Is NOT Bullying The 'Disgraceful, Hysterical, Hypocritical' #Milifandom Teen Katie Hopkins Alludes To Mensch #Milifandom...

Blairites Gain Early Advantage In Labour Leadership Stakes

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Politics

Blairites gained an early advantage in the battle to set how the Labour Party will respond to its defeat, as current and former grandees of the party ...

Ten Highlights of Stand up for Labour

Crispin Flintoff | Posted 28.06.2015 | UK Politics
Crispin Flintoff

I started Stand up for Labour in July 2012 in a bid to cheer up Labour supporters and raise money for campaigning. Since then, we have managed to raise over £100,000 from events in England, Wales and Scotland. Friday sees Stand up for Labour's 150th event - and last event before the General Election - when we visit Coventry. This is a good time to reflect on the highlights of this comedy fest...

Mehdi Hasan

Harriet Harman: 'Strident Harpyism Is Now Conventional Wisdom'

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Politics

Back in 1993, the then shadow chief secretary to the Treasury, Labour's Harriet Harman, hired a new 23-year-old researcher called Ed Miliband ...

Miliband 'Resigned To Not Winning Next Election'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband is showing a severe lack of ambition, ex-deputy prime minister John Prescott said in a damning assessment of the party leader's "far too t...

Ned Simons

Prescott Says Chuka 'Chumbawamba' Umunna Is Too Quiet To Excite Voters

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Politics

Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna, lacks the "passion" to convince Labour supporters and voters that the party is on its way into government, for...

Prescott Suggests England And Scotland Merge 'To Beat The Germans', Twitter Reacts Scathingly

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Sport

John Prescott's suggestion that England and Scotland merge to "beat the Germans" went down as calamitously as the Wembley crossbar. Scottish Indepe...

On Scottish Campaign Trail, Prescott Suggests Merging English And Scottish Football Teams

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Politics

The Labour Party deployed John Prescott to Scotland today, as Westminster politicians flocked north of the English border in an effort to prevent the ...

Ceasefire Crumbles As Both Hamas And Israel Resume Attacks

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK

The UN Security Council called for an 'immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire' after a 24-hour ceasefire plan ahead of a major Muslim holi...

Israel's Gaza Offensive Has Now Killed More Than 1,000

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK

Israel has resumed its offensive in Gaza that has killed more than 1,000 people in less than three weeks - as former deputy prime minister John Presco...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Blair Is Bonkers, Says Boris

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Monday 16 June 2014... 1) BLAIR IS BONKERS, SAYS BORIS "Fury at 'Blair the warmonger'," is the head...

Blair 'Has Finally Gone Mad,' Says Boris Johnson

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Politics

Tony Blair has "finally gone mad" in his "unhinged" attempt to claim the 2003 invasion of Iraq is not the reason for the chaos in the country now, Lon...

China 'Put Off By Britain Leaving The EU'

PA | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK Politics

Investment in Britain will only remain attractive to China if the nation stays in the EU, former deputy prime minister John Prescott has warned. Th...

Miliband 'Must Stop Making Schoolboy Errors' Like Sun Picture

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK Politics

Labour will not win the general election unless it cuts out "schoolboy errors" such as Ed Miliband posing with a copy of The Sun newspaper, the party'...

Peaches Geldof Frontpage Headline Blasted By Public Figures

Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK

Politicians and public figures have blasted Metro newspaper for its front page headline saying Peaches Geldof, who died suddenly on Monday, and her mo...

Why the Daily Mail's Article May Be Music to Miliband's Ears

Matt Clough | Posted 01.12.2013 | UK Politics
Matt Clough

Levy's article took aim at Miliband's deceased father - a terrible choice, given that few, regardless of political conviction, would begrudge a man for defending his dad (something that his since been echoed by David Cameron). However, as if that wasn't making a Labour rebuttal easy enough, it appears that Levy decided he'd help them out even more.

John Prescott Slams Blair On Syria Intervention

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK Politics

Former deputy prime minister John Prescott has lept to the defence of Ed Miliband after Tony Blair criticised the Labour leader for blocking military ...

Why Do the Miliband Haters Carp and Groan? He's the Favourite - The Rest is Noise

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

Labour's lead over the Tories just isn't big enough, says the party's doom-and-gloom brigade, and has often fallen below the six-point mark. So? As YouGov's Anthony Wells confirms, on a uniform swing and assuming the Liberal Democrats get 15 per cent of the vote, the Conservatives need a lead of seven points to secure a Commons majority, whereas Labour needs just two.

'We've Massively Failed'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK Politics

LOOK: Miliband egged during 'walkabout' Labour's former deputy leader John Prescott says it has "massively failed" to get its case across to the pu...

Stewart Lee Is the Biggest Threat to the Edinburgh Fringe

Harry Deansway | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Comedy
Harry Deansway

When he's not telling audiences how to attend the Fringe or saturating the TV schedules with his own shows, he's telling comedians how they should be comedians [2]. He has so many rules I just wish he'd write them all down because I'm losing track of what we are allowed to do and not do...