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Corbyn criticised for attending Jewish event

Jeremy Corbyn has been criticised for attending an event organised by a left-wing Jewish group that is critical of mainstream Jewish communal bodies. The Passover event was organised by Jewdas, which the Labour leader attended in Islington...
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UK firms failing to report gender pay gap may face “unlimited fines”

UK firms that fail to report their gender pay gap figures ahead of the government's April deadline have been warned of "unlimited fines".  This is the first year that businesses in the U.K have been...

Corbyn apologises to Jewish community

Jewish leaders released an open letter to Jeremy Corbyn, in which they accused the Labour leader of “siding with antisemites”. Following the letter, Corbyn said he was "sincerely sorry" for the pain caused and he plans to...
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Corbyn: “All fingers point towards Russia” – but we must still do business with...

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said that it is still important to do business with Vladimir Putin, despite “all fingers” pointing to Russia in the Salisbury spy attack. Speaking to Radio 4's World at One, Corbyn said that on UK's values,...

Putin wins landslide election, securing 75pc of votes

Vladimir Putin will continue to lead Russia until 2024 following his landslide win in the Russian election. Official results have shown Putin to have secured over 75 percent of the votes, extending his Presidency into the...

Juncker: The UK will “regret” Brexit

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has warned that the UK will "regret" Brexit. Speaking to the European Parliament, Juncker said that the UK's departure from the EU in March 2019 would be "when you will regret your decision". Met...

Irish PM rejects post-Brexit border pre-registration

The Irish Prime Minister, Leo Vardakar, has rejected the idea that people crossing the border after Brexit will have to pre-register to avoid checks. Vardakar ruled out the plans that are reportedly being considered by...

Spring statement: what will Hammond cover?

Tuesday will see the government's first “Spring Statement”, which the chancellor, Philip Hammond will present at 12.30pm. The changes to the system were first announced in 2016 when Hammond said that the Budget would take place in...