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Donald Trump’s national security adviser, HR McMaster, said on Saturday that Russian meddling in the 2016 election is “incontrovertible” and “beyond dispute” in the wake of new US indictments.
Jeremy Corbyn has come under intense pressure to shift Labour’s position on Brexit after 20,000 members demanded a say over the issue and former leader Neil Kinnock backed halting Britain’s EU exit altogether.
The British embassy in Washington backtracked on promises to host a session of the parliamentary inquiry into fake news, because of worries it might offend Donald Trump, the Observer has learned.
Members of Ukip voted yesterday to sack Henry Bolton, who had been elected only last September as the crisis-hit party’s fourth leader in 18 months.
A new YouGov/Times survey indicates that 70% of Labour voters think the UK made the wrong decision two years ago.
David Cameron has secured support from all other EU leaders for looser VAT rules that will allow the UK to cancel the tax on women’s sanitary products, British officials have said.
Jeremy Corbyn is expected to promise that a Labour government would tackle discrimination by forcing all but the smallest firms to carry out compulsory pay audits of their staff, as he launches his campaign for re-election as party leader on Thursday.
Jeremy Corbyn has come under strong personal attack from a cross-party committee of MPs investigating the growth of antisemitism for helping to create a safe space for people with “vile attitudes towards Jewish people”.
The Fixed-term Parliaments Act became law in September 2011.
The Labour leadership contender Liz Kendall has rejected the suggestion that she is a “Blairite” candidate, while pledging to give greater powers to the low pay commission to increase takeup of the living wage.
Angela Eagle has admitted she regrets her vote to support the Iraq war, but said it was outrageous of her rivals for the Labour leadership to use that decision 13 years ago to paint her as on the right of the party.
Membership of the Green party of England and Wales has doubled since January this year to reach 27,618.
John McDonnell has fallen into George Osborne’s trap by pledging to vote in favour of the chancellor’s proposed fiscal charter, Caroline Lucas has said.
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