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September 25, 2016 8:07 AM Lord Parry Mitchell Quits Labour Over 'Violent Anti-Israel Views' Of Jeremy Corbyn's Allies

'Jeremy has no leadership qualities whatsoever' Speaking to the BBC’s Sunday Politics programme today, Lord Mitchell said Labour was “now a lost cause” after Corbyn won re-election as leader yesterday. “I’m Jewish and I’m very strongly Jewish and I make no bones about it and there’s no doubt in my mind that Jeremy himself is very lukewarm on this subject 16

September 25, 2016 7:37 AM Jeremy Corbyn Is 'Least Charismatic Leader Of The Left' But I'd Still Have Voted For Him Says Gary Younge

'They can’t keep doing this to themselves.' “He’s probably the least charismatic leader of the left. If you think of Tony Benn, or Livingstone in a previous moment, or any of those types, Corbyn’s kind of a sandally, methodist, beardy... just not tub-thumping, not particularly rhetorical brilliant.” He said Corbyn was not a natural leader of the new movement 14

September 25, 2016 7:10 AM Newspaper headlines: May torpedoed Cameron and Corbyn vindicated

An "explosive book" by former Prime Minister David Cameron's communications director Sir Craig Oliver makes the front page of the Mail on Sunday. For the paper, the revelations about Mrs May are are at odds with her "reputation for straight-talking". It says Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson "fares equally badly" from what it calls his "secret last-minute 19

September 25, 2016 12:06 AM Resounding victory my mandate to lead Labour

Jeremy Corbyn has promised to give more decision-making power to rank-and-file Labour members after being decisively re-elected as party leader on the back of their votes. Mr Corbyn told the Observer that his emphatic 62%-38% victory over challenger Owen Smith was a "vindication" giving him a "very strong" mandate to lead. His comments came as London 17

September 24, 2016 7:19 PM Jeremy Corbyn looks to rebuild team following re-election as Labour leader

Jeremy Corbyn has been meeting key Labour MPs as he seeks to rebuild his frontbench team in the wake of his emphatic re-election as leader. The veteran left-winger's decisive 62%-38% victory over challenger Owen Smith has strengthened his personal mandate and dramatically reduced the prospect of further attempts to unseat him in the near future 22

September 24, 2016 6:55 PM Strictly Come Dancing 2016: week one, Saturday – as it happened

Daisy Lowe stole the show and Ed Balls did the waltz - here's what you missed during Strictly's second live show Elton John once said Saturday night's all right for dancing and we're in firm agreement with the piano man as we sit down for the first Strictly LIVE Saturday of the 2016 season! Last night things got off to a flying start for the first six celebs 39

September 24, 2016 6:47 PM Voters think Labour is more divided than ever, poll suggests

Just 19% said Mr Corbyn was the right person to unite the country after the vote to leave the EU, compared to 56% for Mrs May. And almost half (48%) rejected the idea that the Labour leader was "inspiring a new political generation", while around a third thought he was. But Mr Corbyn scored well for taking politics outside the Westminster bubble, with 41% saying 14

September 24, 2016 4:00 PM Jeremy Corbyn wins Labour leader race and people can’t stop making THIS Wayne Rooney joke

JUST moments after Jeremy Corbyn won the Labour leadership Twitter users began posting a Wayne Rooney-themed joke. It came after Jose Mourinho said he was dropping the forward ahead of Manchester United’s win over Leicester City today. And Twitter reacted to the momentous announcements in the world of football and politics by totally ripping into both of them. Corbyn’s 18

September 24, 2016 2:22 PM North helps Corbyn hold on to Labour leadership

LABOUR MEMBERS in the North played a significant part in Jeremy Corbyn’s successful defence of his leadership, voting research suggests. A YouGov ‘exit poll’ found 64 per cent of Labour members in the North backed Mr Corbyn, the highest proportion of any region in the country. Mr Corbyn triumphed across most demographics but rival Owen Smith, the Pontypridd 13

September 24, 2016 2:22 PM Sinn Féin and SDLP leaders welcome Jeremy Corbyn victory

Mr Corbyn got nearly 62% of the vote on Saturday, to beat his rival, Owen Smith, by a large margin. More than half a million people voted, with Mr Corbyn receiving 313,209 of the votes cast, compared with 193,229 for Mr Smith. Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams described Mr Corbyn as a "stalwart friend to Ireland". "I want to extend my warmest congratulations 29