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Jeremy Corbyn Mocks Theresa May's 'Threadbare' Policy Programme

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has mocked Theresa May’s “threadbare” Queen’s Speech which was delivered today shorn of her most high profile manifesto commitme...

Corbyn Allies Plan 'Purge' Of Labour HQ

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn’s supporters are seeking to stamp his authority on Labour with a “purge” of the party’s HQ and a fresh move to clip the wings of...

A 'New Dividing Line In British Politics' Has Been Revealed - And It's Helping Jeremy Corbyn

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Jeremy Corbyn’s shock General Election success was partly driven by an earthquake of young people turning out to vote, a new poll by Ipsos MORI has ...

Gordon Brown Successor Lesley Laird Given Shadow Cabinet Post In Labour Reshuffle

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Politics

The newly-elected Labour MP in Gordon Brown’s former seat has been appointed Shadow Scottish Secretary. Former Fife Council deputy leader Lesley La...

Corbyn To Tour 60 Tory Seats, Labour On 'Election Footing'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn is to tour 60 Tory marginal seats as he puts Labour on “permanent campaign mode” in case Theresa May’s government falls. The Labou...

Labour Membership Soars By 35,000 In Just Four Days

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Politics

Labour’s party membership has soared by more than 35,000 in just four days since Jeremy Corbyn’s “surge” in the general election, HuffPost UK ...

Theresa May Is Ruthlessly Trolled By Jeremy Corbyn As Parliament Returns

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Politics

The House of Commons has reconvened for the first time since the election and Theresa May was not given an easy ride. While her opponent Jeremy Corbyn...

Harriet Harman Says Corbyn Can 'Take Credit' For Election - All MPs Keen To Join Front Bench

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK

The former Labour deputy leader has said Jeremy Corbyn can “take credit” for the party gaining 30 seats at the General Election and believes that ...

How Corbyn On A Rainbow Unicorn Won The Election (Kinda)

Conor McNicholas | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Politics
Conor McNicholas

One of the major factors in the Corbyn Labour resurgence appears to be the increased turn-out of young voters. How much that increase has been is still up for debate (as high as 72% turn-out is claimed but unverified) but, broadly, those constituencies that had the highest percentage of 18-25 year-old voters had the highest swing to Labour.

Labour Won't Try To Keep The UK In The Single Market, Confirms Jeremy Corbyn

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn says he wants a "jobs first" #Brexit and "tariff-free access" to the EU markethttps://t.co/YtRxj7c5C9 #GE2017 pic.twitter.com/rP8vPxmHUh...

Labour Missed An 'Open Goal' In Defeating PM And Shouldn't Claim 'Famous Victory'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.06.2017 | UK

Labour missed an “open goal” to beat Theresa May and should not pretend it achieved a “famous victory”, a former shadow chancellor has said. C...

Jeremy Corbyn Branded An 'Unelectable Clown' On BBC Question Time

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.06.2017 | UK

Author Isabel Oakeshott left Jeremy Corbyn supporters aghast on Friday night after labelling the Labour leader a “clown” and “unelectable” fol...

Corbyn's Big Night: How He Learned The 'Surge' Was Real

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Politics

When the shock news came through, Jeremy Corbyn displayed a characteristic, chilled-out calm. Watching the BBC News on TV at his home in Islington, n...

The Corbyn Effect: Huge Vote Share Boost Where Labour Leader Held General Election Rallies

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Politics

The backbone of Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign was undoubtedly the 90 rallies he held in seats across the country, whipping up crowds of enthused supporte...

Yes, Jeremy Corbyn High-Fived Emily Thornberry's Boob

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK

It was an exciting night for all as British politics was plunged into uncertainty on election night - but the euphoria seemed to get a little too much...

Tom Watson Says Voters Backed Jeremy Corbyn's 'Honesty And Integrity'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Politics

Tom Watson has said Theresa May’s authority “has been undermined” by the general election result, which looks set to leave the United Kingdom wi...

These Labour Supporters Could Be Celebrating The Shocking Exit Poll Waaaaay Too Early

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK

A lot of Labour supporters could be celebrating the General Election shock exit poll far too early, as broadcasters predict a hung parliament. Accordi...

Jeremy Corbyn Says He Represents New Centre Ground Of Politics In Final General Election 2017 Rally

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Politics

Everyone loves the Union Chapel. One of north London’s most popular venues, it is a symbol of the capital’s rich culture. And if you were one of ...

Jeremy Corbyn's Election Message To HuffPost Readers

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has delivered a final general election message to HuffPost UK readers. The Labour leader says he’s covered more than 60 cities across ...

Corbyn: If I Become PM I'll Tell Trump 'You're Wrong'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Politics

The attack line, when it came, was classic Jeremy Corbyn. At a rally in Watford on his final campaign tour of the general election, the Labour leader ...

More Than Half Of Voters Have Struggled To Spot Election Campaign Fake News, Research Reveals

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Politics

More than half of voters have struggled to tell the difference between real and fake news during the election campaign, a survey has revealed. Pollst...

The Waugh Zone June 7, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. HUMAN WRONGS Theresa May is ending this election campaign as she began it, facing accusations of yet another U-turn. Having changed her mind abou...

Nick Clegg Tells Labour MPs To Be 'Brave' And 'Leave Labour Behind' After Election Defeat

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Politics

Less than five minutes out of London St Pancras, a tree has fallen on the line and is threatening to delay Nick Clegg’s journey back to Sheffield wh...

Can Labour Win Back The Seat They Lost By Just 27 Votes In The Last General Election?

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK

Under the UK’s first-past-the-post electoral system, the old adage ‘every vote counts’ can sometimes ring hollow. But in the south Wales constit...

Steve Coogan Backs Jeremy Corbyn As He Prepares To Speak At Labour Rally

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Politics

Steve Coogan has endorsed Jeremy Corbyn for Prime Minister, urging people to ‘vote Labour and change your future’ this week. Blogging exclusively ...