Jeremy Corbyn’s response to anti-Semitism in Labour criticised by MPs

Jeremy Corbyn’s response to anti-Semitism in Labour criticised by MPs

Image copyright AFP Image caption An attack on a synagogue in London in 2015 Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has not done enough to tackle anti-Semitism in the party, a committee of MPs has said. The Home Affairs Select Committee report criticised him for a lack of “consistent leadership” on the issue, which it said benefited […]

Boris Johnson’s previously unpublished ‘pro-EU’ column revealed

Boris Johnson’s previously unpublished ‘pro-EU’ column revealed

Image copyright EPA Image caption Boris Johnson warned of the dangers of leaving the EU in a previously unpublished column Boris Johnson said the UK remaining in the EU would be a “boon for the world and for Europe”, a previously unpublished newspaper column reveals. He wrote the column in February, along with a pro-Brexit […]

John Kerry to visit London for Syria talks

John Kerry to visit London for Syria talks

Image copyright AP Image caption John Kerry met Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov (left), on Saturday for peace talks US Secretary of State John Kerry is to attend a meeting in London on the ongoing civil war in Syria. Mr Kerry will join French and German foreign ministers for talks hosted by UK Foreign Secretary […]

Twitter must tackle ‘vast swathes’ of anti-Semitism, say MPs

Twitter must tackle ‘vast swathes’ of anti-Semitism, say MPs

Image copyright AFP Image caption An attack on a synagogue in London in 2015 Twitter hosts “vast swathes” of hate speech and abuse aimed at Jews, and must do more to address anti-Semitism, a committee of MPs has said. The Home Affairs Select Committee report also said Jeremy Corbyn was not doing enough to tackle […]

Boris Johnson’s previously unpublished ‘pro-EU’ column revealed

Boris Johnson’s previously unpublished ‘pro-EU’ column revealed

Image copyright EPA Image caption Boris Johnson warned of the dangers of leaving the EU in a previously unpublished column Boris Johnson said the UK remaining in the EU would be a “boon for the world and for Europe”, a previously unpublished newspaper column reveals. He wrote the column in February, along with a pro-Brexit […]

Emotional Nicola Sturgeon pledges children in care review

Media captionAn emotional Nicola Sturgeon was applauded after announcing her children in care review An emotional Nicola Sturgeon has told her party’s conference that she is to undertake a “root and branch review” of Scotland’s children in care system. In addition she pledged more choice to parents over pre-school childcare. The SNP leader’s keynote speech […]

Sturgeon says Scotland is ‘open for business’ in post Brexit-vote era

Media captionThe SNP conference, featuring Nicola Sturgeon’s keynote speech Nicola Sturgeon has begun addressing her party’s conference saying that Scotland is “open for business” in the post-Brexit vote era. The SNP leader is bringing down the curtain on the SNP’s Glasgow gathering with a speech proclaiming a “new political era” in the UK. She plans […]

Children in Calais Jungle to arrive in UK ‘in days’

Children in Calais Jungle to arrive in UK ‘in days’

Image copyright EPA Image caption The French government has said the “Jungle” migrant camp will be dismantled British and French officials have begun registering unaccompanied children in the Calais “Jungle” who are hoping to join relatives in Britain. A significant number of child refugees will arrive in the UK from the migrant camp within days, […]

Children in Calais Jungle to arrive in UK ‘in days’

Children in Calais Jungle to arrive in UK ‘in days’

Image copyright EPA Image caption The French government has said the “Jungle” migrant camp will be dismantled British and French officials have begun registering unaccompanied children in the Calais “Jungle” who are hoping to join relatives in Britain. A significant number of child refugees will arrive in the UK from the migrant camp within days, […]