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Labour In Fresh Anti-Semitism Row As Speaker Calls For Free Speech To Cover Holocaust Denial

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Politics

Labour faces fresh claims of anti-semitism after a speaker at a party conference fringe event said freedom of speech should cover Holocaust denial. I...

Just 3 out of 300 Labour conference fringe events devoted to Grenfell

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 23.09.2017 | UK Politics

A key Grenfell campaigner has voiced her anger after it emerged just three out of more than 300 events at the Labour Party conference have been devote...

Stronger Laws Needed To Protect MPs From Abuse - Electoral Commission

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK Politics

The law should be strengthened to protect MPs from abuse, threats and intimidation, the Electoral Commission has said. Candidates in the 2017 General...

Andy Burnham: I'm Back In The Real World

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Politics

Andy Burnham, the newly-elected Manchester Mayor twice thwarted in his bid to become Labour leader, is not a man filled with regret. “There has not...

Andy Burnham: Labour Must Not Ignore Northern Brexit Voters

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Politics

Labour risks losing touch with northern Brexit voters if the party fails to crackdown on freedom of movement, Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has warned...

Theresa May Crowned 'Burger Queen' Over Refusal To Back McDonald's Strike

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May was crowned “burger queen” during PMQs today after she refused to back the McDonald’s workers who went on strike over pay. During P...

Government 'Letting Women Down' By Failing To Outlaw 'Disgraceful' Upskirt Photos

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK

The Justice Secretary is “letting women down” by failing to outlaw “disgraceful” upskirt photos as soon as possible, Labour MP Richard Burgon ...

Jeremy Corbyn Slaps Down Labour MP Over Women-Only Train Carriages

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has slapped down a Labour MP who suggested he should back female-only train carriages to protect women from sex attacks. Shadow ministe...

Daniel Hannan Thinks Dead Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Should Play Steve Bannon

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK Politics

Brexiteer Daniel Hannan thinks the dead actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is still alive and should play Steve Bannon, according to a tweet he hastily dele...

Labour Would Have Won General Election If UK Had Ditched 'Broken' Electoral System

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn could be Prime Minister if the UK had ditched first-past-the-post (FPTP) and introduced the same electoral system as Scotland. A study ...

Key Barcelona Suspect Confirmed To Be Among Those Killed By Police

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.08.2017 | UK

UPDATE: The man suspected of driving the van has now been named as 22-year-old Moroccan national, Younes Abouyaaqoub, who is thought to be on the run...

Theresa May Hopes To 'Avoid Criticism' By Limiting Grenfell Inquiry, Says Jeremy Corbyn

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has written to Theresa May to demand a “clear, independent and thorough” public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire. The Labour le...

Brexit Bill Could Remove The Right To Sue The Government

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Politics

The Brexit Bill could bar people from suing the Government over things like air pollution and employment rights. According to reports, the new legis...

Panic As Grenfell Tower Survivors Locked Behind Fire Escape At Town Hall Meeting

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Politics

Panicked Grenfell Tower survivors hammered their fists on a fire escape door to get into a council chamber to share their story with power-holders. Th...

Jeremy Corbyn Tells Theresa May How To Avoid 'Disrespecting' Grenfell Victims

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn said the Government risks “disrespecting” Grenfell Tower victims if the inquiry fails to unearth “underlying causes” for the let...

Grenfell Tower Fire: Brexit Delayed Review Of Safety Regulation, Labour MP Suggests

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Politics

Civil servants were too busy with Brexit to carry out a review into building safety regulation, it was claimed as the fallout from Grenfell Tower cont...

Sir Vince Cable: The Sex Scenes In My New Book Are 'Very Discreet'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 09.07.2017 | UK Politics

Lib Dem Sir Vince Cable has revealed his new novel contains “very discreet” sex scenes. But the party’s new leader-in-waiting insisted his first...

The Sexual Offences Act Turns 50: These Videos Show How Law Change Transformed People's Lives

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Politics

Sex between two men was decriminalised 50 years ago and the remarkable milestone is being celebrated. As part of Pride 2017, Parliament has released ...

Islamophobic Attacks Should Be Classed As Terror-Related, Says Finsbury Park Mosque Chairman

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Politics

Islamophobic attacks should be classed as terror-related and not simply hate crimes, the chairman of Finsbury Park Mosque has said. UK authorities mu...

Labour Chair Ian Lavery: No MP Has 'Divine Right' To Reselection

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 01.07.2017 | UK Politics

Labour is “too broad a church” and the current crop of MPs must “work very hard” to avoid deselection, the party’s new chairman has said. Ia...

No10 Rebukes Council For Shutting Down Grenfell Tower Meeting After Journalists Let In

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Politics

UPDATE: Council leader Nicholas Paget-Brown Resigns Downing Street has rebuked Kensington and Chelsea council over an aborted meeting on Thursday abo...

Baby Boomers Hoarding Half Of Britain's Wealth While Young Are Worse Off, Says Think Tank

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Politics

The baby boomer generation own more than half of Britain’s £11 trillion of wealth while younger generations are missing out, a new report finds. A ...

Image Of ‘Unwell’ Diane Abbott At Tube Can’t Save Tories From Woman’s Hour Hypocrisy Claims

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK

Diane Abbott was criticised for pulling out of an appearance on the BBC’s Woman’s Hour programme on Tuesday as a photo emerged of her standing at ...

BBC News Theme Dancing Man Performs Incredible Backflip Fail Live On Air

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK

Earlier this week a man named Kerville Cuffy gained viral fame after dancing in the street to the BBC News theme. Naturally, they invited him onto the...

Teen Killers Of Spalding Dinner Lady And Her Daughter Sentenced To Life

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK

Two 15-year-olds have been given life sentences for the murders of a mother and daughter who were stabbed through the throat and smothered as they sle...