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‘No regrets’ says Jeremy Corbyn over meetings with communist spy

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he does not regret meeting Czechoslovakian spy Jan Sarkocy during the Cold War. Instead, the opposition leader told media that he was not the only MP fraternizing with supposed diplomats. Corbyn, who was speaking to ITV News in his first TV interview since Sarkocy’s claims were published by the Rupert Murdoch owned-Sun, said that “many, ...

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Transgender model who claimed ‘all white people are racist' is Labour’s new equality adviser

A transgender model who branded white people “racist” has been chosen as Labour’s new equalities adviser. The party, led by Jeremy Corbyn, has selected Munroe Bergdorf to work with its LGBT+ advisory group. The 30-year-old model, from east London, revealed the news on Twitter. Posing next to Corbyn, she wrote: “Thrilled to announce that I’ve been asked to be part ...

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‘Despicable’ Nick Griffin & Katie Hopkins attacked over linking Leicester explosion to terrorism

An explosion in Leicester which tragically claimed the lives of five people, including a child, is at the center of a vicious social media spat after far-right figures linked it to terrorism – before the facts emerged. It is still not clear what caused the terrifying blast which destroyed a family flat and the shop below it. But minutes after ...

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Tory rebellion in the offing? Senior MP warns May there is ‘huge' majority backing customs union

Tory MP Sarah Wollaston warned Prime Minister Theresa May that a “huge” majority will back a post-Brexit customs union. Her comments align with Labour, after Jeremy Corbyn endorsed the policy yesterday. Chair of the Health Select Committee Wollaston insisted that her warning was not an attempt to bring down the government. Rather, the MP stated, it was giving May room ...

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Boris Johnson swerves questions on Saudi links to Syrian militants during car crash interview

Boris Johnson failed to answer questions on Saudi Arabia’s alleged links to the Islamist militia battling the Syrian government in Eastern Ghouta. The interview came after a UN-agreed temporary ceasefire was put in place. Presenter Mishal Husain for BBC Radio 4’s Today program pushed the foreign secretary on reports that British ally Saudi Arabia was “backing” the main militant group ...

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London's Royal Opera House given all clear after bomb scare

Published time: 27 Feb, 2018 11:01 Edited time: 27 Feb, 2018 11:16 London’s Royal Opera House and surrounding area in Covent Garden were evacuated over a bomb scare, after reports of a ‘suspicious package.’ Social media of the incident were posted, showing empty streets and crowds pushed back behind police cordons. Sniffer dogs were called to examine the scene.  London’s Royal ...

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Ben Bradley apology to Corbyn shared more than all 2018 Tory Party tweets combined

Imagine being so unpopular that your biggest social media success is an apology. Well for Ben Bradley it’s now reality after the hapless MP’s grovel to Jeremy Corbyn was shared more than all Tory Party tweets in 2018…combined! Twitter sharks circled around the Tory MP for Mansfield, Nottingham, this week as he made a humiliating apology to Labour leader Jeremy ...

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4 far-right attack plots thwarted, UK’s top counterterrorism cop warns of growing threat

Four extremist plots by right-wing groups in the UK were foiled by counterterrorism cops last year, the outgoing head of the unit revealed. He was speaking at the in the Colin Cramphorn Memorial Lecture in London. Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley revealed there are major concerns over potential attacks by anti-Islamic groups in Britain. The UK’s top cop in ...

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‘Man up!’: Britons react to ‘Beast from the East’ weather storm hitting the UK

As the ‘Beast from the East’ storm hits the UK, Tweeters have expressed their concerns over the frosty weather conditions. But, while some Brits are stocking up on essentials, others are calling on the public to just “man up.” The Met Office has issued yellow and amber warnings as the Siberian air sweeps across the country. This month is tipped ...

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UK spent £1.75 billion on airstrikes in Iraq & Syria since 2014 – report

The UK has spent £1.75bn ($ 2.44bn) on air and drone strikes in Iraq and Syria as part of the US-led campaign against Islamic State, the Drone Wars UK group said, based on data it acquired through Freedom of Information requests. Since August 2014, the Tornado, Typhoon and Reaper aircraft of the Royal Air Force have spent a total of ...

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