Labour leadership: Smith claims Corbyn ‘happy’ about Brexit vote

Media captionMr Smith repeatedly asked Mr Corbyn whether he had voted to Remain Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith has claimed Jeremy Corbyn was “happy” about the UK voting to leave the EU. Speaking during a sometimes ill-tempered hustings debate in Glasgow, he also warned that the party could split unless Mr Corbyn was replaced. Mr […]

Labour leadership: Smith claims Corbyn ‘happy’ about Brexit vote

Media captionMr Smith repeatedly asked Mr Corbyn whether he had voted to Remain Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith has claimed Jeremy Corbyn was “happy” about the UK voting to leave the EU. Speaking during a sometimes ill-tempered hustings debate in Glasgow, he also warned that the party could split unless Mr Corbyn was replaced. Mr […]

Labour leadership: Smith claims Corbyn ‘happy’ about Brexit vote

Media captionMr Smith repeatedly asked Mr Corbyn whether he had voted to Remain Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith has claimed Jeremy Corbyn was “happy” about the UK voting to leave the EU. Speaking during a sometimes ill-tempered hustings debate in Glasgow, he also warned that the party could split unless Mr Corbyn was replaced. Mr […]

Labour leadership: Smith claims Corbyn ‘happy’ about Brexit vote

Labour leadership: Smith claims Corbyn ‘happy’ about Brexit vote

Image copyright PA Image caption The hustings debate is being held at the SECC in Glasgow Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith has claimed Jeremy Corbyn was “happy” about the UK voting to leave the EU. Speaking during a sometimes ill-tempered hustings debate in Glagow, he also warned that the party could split unless Mr Corbyn […]

Poland overtakes India as country of origin, UK migration statistics show

Poland overtakes India as country of origin, UK migration statistics show

Image copyright PA Poland has overtaken India as the most common non-UK country of birth for people living in the UK, Office for National Statistics figures show. It comes as net migration estimates show it remains near record levels, at 327,000 for the year to March. The figures – for the period before Britain voted […]

Donald Trump can beat polls, UKIP’s Nigel Farage tells rally

Media captionNigel Farage addressed a rally of Donald Trump supporters Outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage has urged Republicans to “get your walking boots on” and drum up support for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. He appeared before 15,000 activists in Jackson, Mississippi, being introduced by and sharing the stage with Mr Trump. And he said […]

Labour leadership hustings: Corbyn against coalition with SNP

Labour leadership hustings: Corbyn against coalition with SNP

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale is backing Mr Smith (right) while her deputy Alex Rowley has spoken in support of Mr Corbyn The current leader of Labour, Jeremy Corbyn, has ruled out his party entering into a coalition with the SNP. He made his view clear ahead of taking […]

UKIP’s Diane James: Why I’m not offering new policies

UKIP’s Diane James: Why I’m not offering new policies

Image copyright PA One of the candidates bidding to become UKIP’s next leader says she is not putting forward any policies as part of her campaign. Diane James said she refused to develop policy “on the hoof” and would focus on “refreshing” UKIP’s last manifesto. She also said she was boycotting hustings with the other […]

Immigration: Brexit an opportunity to fix ‘broken’ system

Immigration: Brexit an opportunity to fix ‘broken’ system

Image caption Net migration has remained above 300,000 for more than a year The vote to leave the EU is a chance to fix the UK’s “broken” immigration system and restore trust in controlled migration, a report says. Think tank British Future said the Brexit referendum outcome was a “vote of no confidence” in existing […]

Brexit: Owen Smith opposes Article 50 move without vote

Media captionThe Labour leadership challenger says the country will be ill-served by leaving the EU. Owen Smith says he will try to stop Theresa May formally triggering Brexit unless she promises a referendum on the final deal or calls a general election to approve it. The Labour leadership challenger said his party should not give […]