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He denied being an anti-Semite and repeatedly insisted he was a lifelong warrior against “racism in any form” when he was confronted with a catalogue of complaints about his conduct. The issue dominated the first day of the Party Conference in Liverpool, where Mr Corbyn and his allies faced criticism from Labour MPs for failing to crack down on the issue. Appearing...

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell in his keynote conference speech today will signal a further shift to the Left on economic policy, with an announcement that every firm with more than 250 staff will be expected to set up an “inclusive ownership fund” from its profits if Labour seizes power at the next general election. Firms will be mandated to pay all staff...

He spoke amid speculation about the consequences of last week’s rejection of Mrs May’s Chequers proposal by EU leaders in Salzburg. One report claimed senior aides had discussed having a general election next month, in which the PM could propose a harder Brexit – and at the same time head off the immediate threat of a coup to oust her. Mr Raab told BBC One’s...

Jeremy Corbyn was forced into a convoluted compromise agreement last night as he came under pressure to back a new vote on EU membership. The opposition leader has previously refused to publicly give his support to a “people’s vote” on Theresa May’s deal with the EU, arguing he would prefer a General Election if the Brexit agreement fails to pass through...

Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has indicated the UK could do away with the Chequers proposals and instead pursue a Canada-style free trade deal with the EU. The shock revelation comes as Boris Johnson and former Brexit Secretary David Davis gear up to stage a major intervention at the party conference. Both Mr Davis and Mr Johnson intend to demand Mrs May initiate...

Political commentator Mr Dale made the damning claim to his 119,000 Twitter followers today following news Mr Corbyn has backtracked on a previous vow his party would not back a second Brexit referendum today and has now said he would if Labour wanted it. Furious LBC presenter Mr Dale also said Mr Corbyn’s shift in supporting calls for a final say on Mrs May’s...

A well-placed Whitehall insider said: “Chequers is the only thing that’s on the table to negotiate, or it’s no-deal.” The stark Brexit clarity came as Theresa May found herself, and her Chequers plan, facing a double mauling from a cabal of hardline no-deal Brexit MPs at home and an intransigent EU leaders abroad. Both are engaged in trying to destroy the...

Experts said the stance being taken by Brussels was an example of how negotiations led by Michel Barnier were determined to cut their nose off to spite their face. Economists and MPs lined up to lambast the childish approach to talks which have reached deadlock. Latest figures show the UK had an overall trade deficit of £67billion with the EU in 2017. British exports...

She was later renamed HMS Montrose and used by the Tay Division of the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve from August 1955 to October 1957. The ship was then placed in storage until the 1960s, when the Royal Australian Navy bought her and converted her into the service’s first mine-hunter. As the Curlew, she served Australia for 28 years – clearing Second World...

Critics asked why the Prime Minister seemed to have been mistakenly reassured that her EU counterparts would give her Chequers deal blueprint a warm reception. Instead the plan was brutally rejected in Austria in a series of harsh put-downs that caught Downing Street on the hop and subjected Mrs May to newspaper headlines about being “humiliated”. Particular...

The figures emerged as Theresa May finally got tough with Europe in a barnstorming speech at No 10 warning she would never allow Brussels to make a mockery of the result of the 2016 Brexit  referendum. The Prime Minister, who was humiliated by her European counterparts in Salzburg this week as they rejected her Chequers Brexit plan, hit back with some of the most...

Bodyguards will be drafted in to protect guests at the Labour Friends of Israel’s annual reception and the group has scrapped its usual stand in the conference exhibition over safety fears. The Tuesday night event will be attended by Deputy Leader Mr Watson and the group’s chairman, Labour MP Joan Ryan, who has been threatened with deselection. Even...

The former UKIP chief and leading Brexiteer rolled into Westhoughton, Bolton in his new battle bus. It is ahead of a major rally in the town where he will speak alongside former Brexit secretary David Davis and Labour Brexiteer MP Kate Hoey. The MEP said the Prime Minister Theresa May’s strong message to the EU yesterday following the bitter Salzburg debacle...

The former Cabinet Minister joined a growing chorus support for the Prime Minister who reacted with barely concealed fury when her Chequers proposals were rejected out of hand by her fellow EU leaders at last week’s Salzburg summit. Ms Patel said: “Why would any economy want to chain themselves to a sinking monolith when we could be at the centre of a global...

Demanding we all seek the same “uplifting, positive vision” of he EU he told the with the Washington Post: “Europe needs to go from being seen as a bore, a bureaucracy, a technical project, to being what it is; a grand, inspiring idea”. The pro-EU veteran rocker has been using his fame to subject Britons to his options on the bloc by unfurling a giant EU...

Some 60 percent of voters said they support Mrs May’s tough new stance on the exit from the European Union, following her speech at 10 Downing Street yesterday when she demanded Brussels treats the UK with “respect”. It comes after EU leaders shunned Mrs May’s Chequers blueprint at a meeting this week in Salzburg, Austria. Mrs May said the UK and the EU...

May vowed to deliver Brexit with no deal if the EU doesn’t negotiate (Image: GETTY) And she dramatically raised her threat to walk away from the negotiating table, saying: “Let nobody be in any doubt that we are preparing for no deal.” Her defiant tirade followed a blunt rejection of her blueprint for an economic partnership with Brussels from...

Mrs May was speaking in Salzburg at the current EU summit where Donald Tusk and German leader Angela Merkel insisted the UK Prime Minister’s plans would fail as they undermine the single market. The summit which started yesterday September 19th and concludes today September 20th is an informal meeting of heads of EU states with the intention of discussing migration,...

“Through these companies people gather information and form opinions,” he told the Daily Express. “A political revolution began with Brexit. This would never have happened without social media. “Now they are wilfully censoring conservative debate to the point of bias. “On the current trajectory this is now the greatest threat to free...

She accused certain Tory politicians of putting their career aspirations before the interests of the country, in the wake of ongoing criticism of Mrs May’s Chequers proposal. Speaking at an event organised by The Times, she said: “I would really quite like some of my colleagues in Westminster to shut up for a bit. “Put their sharp elbows and their personal...

Richard Corbett, the Labour Party leader in the European Parliament, is on the ‘advisory committee’ for the People’s Vote, according to the Sun. The group produced a paper launched this week entitled “Roadmap to a People’s Vote” that said: “The die is not irrevocably cast, there is still time and, until the UK has left the EU, the Article 50 letter...

Details of the Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) report were highlighted at Holyrood just days after Health Secretary Jeane Freeman apologised for a glitch that saw almost 1,800 women miss life-saving screening appointments over the past three years. Automated systems identify women when they reach their 70th birthday, but delays in the screening programme meant...

The woman’s interjection came during a debate on whether the UK should walk away from Brexit now the EU has rejected the Chequers plans. In a fiery tirade, she argued to abandon Brexit would show “a complete lack of understanding for what democracy is”. Arguing for a more positive outlook on Brexit, she said: “People voted for Brexit, so Brexit is what they...

Mr Corbyn said he is against a second referendum, and was “very clear on why we don’t think it’s a good idea”. Before the 2016 Holyrood election, Labour gave a “cast iron guarantee” that it would oppose a second referendum, but still finished third place by the Tories. Mr Corbyn was asked by the BBC what he would do if Nicola...

Ms Tominey was sitting on the Question Time panel when she made the remarks, stating leave voters knew exactly what they were voting for and wanted to “completely sever ties” with the EU. The top newspaper editor referred to a recent poll from one of the UK’s leading pollsters Sir John Curtis, which stated there was “absolutely no evidence of a swing in...