Jeremy Corbyn comes from a strand of the left that sees gender equality as “a bit of a distraction”, Labour’s former acting leader Harriet Harman has said.
Jeremy Corbyn has said he is not happy with police or military being ordered to “shoot to kill” on British streets, a measure which Downing Street has approved in the event of Paris-style terror attacks in the UK.
A series of Labour MPs raised concerns about the party’s approach to Syria and the threat of Islamist fundamentalists at a tense meeting of the parliamentary Labour party.
At least half of the UK’s £12bn aid budget will be spent on supporting fragile and failing states, David Cameron has said ahead of the spending review in a major foreign policy speech at the lord mayor’s banquet.
David Cameron has said seven Islamic State plots against the UK have been foiled in the last year, one more than the head of MI5, Andrew Parker, stated only a month ago.
The Labour party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has called for a political settlement to end Syria’s bitter five-year conflict that has fuelled the rise of Islamic State.
Labour remains opposed to the UK taking part in airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria, but might support wider international military action without the need for UN approval, the shadow justice secretary, has said.
Losing Scotland’s referendum on independence left Nicola Sturgeon in “floods of tears”, the Scottish first minister has said.
You could not make it up.
Independence may offer Scotland the greatest stability while the rest of the UK faces upheaval after last month’s vote to leave the EU, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Labour is being sued by a group of its members over the decision to exclude 130,000 people who joined the party since January from being able to vote in its leadership contest.