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Labour Party suspends Sandwell Council leader Steve Eling

Image copyright Sandwell Council Image caption Councillor Steve Eling is yet to comment following his suspension from the Labour Party A council leader has been suspended by the Labour Party following a “complaint”. The decision…

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Bristol forced labour trial: Man ‘forced to live under stairs like Harry Potter’

A victim of forced labour was made to live under the stairs, like the fictional wizard Harry Potter, Bristol Crown Court has heard. Gabriel Nicolae was not allowed to use kitchen taps, and used a…


Brexit: What is Labour’s customs union policy?

Claim: Labour is proposing a new permanent customs union with the European Union (EU) after Brexit which would allow the UK “a say” in future trade deals. Reality Check Verdict: EU law currently does not…


SNP call on Labour to act quickly on Brexit

Image caption Mr Blackford said Labour needs to act quickly The SNP’s leader at Westminster, Ian Blackford, has appealed to the Labour Party to act quickly and back a new referendum on Europe. He said…


Jeremy Corbyn should meet Theresa May, says Labour MP Owen Smith

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Theresa May pictured before Wednesday’s no confidence vote Jeremy Corbyn should take up the offer of Brexit talks with Theresa May, a senior Welsh Labour MP has said. Owen…


Labour MP Tulip Siddiq delays birth to vote on Brexit

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tulip Siddiq was told by doctors she should have a caesarean section on Monday or Tuesday A Labour MP has delayed giving birth in order to vote on the…


Jeremy Corbyn on Labour Brexit plans: “The EU is well known to be flexible”

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has insisted that an election is his top priority if Theresa May’s Brexit deal is rejected by MPs next week, saying he wants the chance to negotiate a better withdrawal deal…


Labour shortages and slowing sales put squeeze on UK firms

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Finding workers with the right skills is becoming increasingly difficult, according to the British Chambers of Commerce UK firms are being squeezed by labour shortages, rising prices and a…


Boxing Day hunts: Labour pledges tougher laws

Image copyright Getty Images Labour is promising to toughen up the ban on hunting with dogs in England and Wales, saying it will consult on jailing those caught breaking the law. Ahead of the Boxing…


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