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September 30, 2016 9:01 PM Momentum vice-chair 'suspended by Labour' amid anti-Semitism row

The vice-chairwoman of pro-Corbyn group Momentum has been suspended by the Labour Party over controversial comments she made at a party training event, it has been reported. Jackie Walker has faced criticism over comments made at the anti-Semitism event and on social media, and had been under pressure to quit. Ms Walker told Channel 4: "I certainly wouldn't 15

September 30, 2016 6:53 PM U.K's Labour Party Suspends Member Over Holocaust Remembrance Day Comments

Jackie Walker also questioned the need for security at Jewish institutions, during a workshop on how to confront anti-Semitism and engage Jewish voters. A senior activist in Britain’s Labour Party who is close to controversial party leader Jeremy Corbyn was suspended from the party late on Friday after she questioned why Holocaust Remembrance Day is only about 19 1

September 30, 2016 6:53 PM Momentum moves to oust Jackie Walker over anti-Semitism row

A senior figure in the organisation has faced criticism over her comments on social media and at an anti-Semitism training event. Vice-chairwoman Jackie Walker, who has sparked criticism over comments made on social media and at an anti-Semitism training event, faces moves to unseat her from her post next week. The leadership of the grassroots organisation 14

September 30, 2016 3:46 PM Corbyn: A Chance After All?

It is just possible - I put it no higher - that Jeremy Corbyn turned an important corner at this week's Labour party conference. He actually made a speech that sounded as if it had been written for the leader of a political party. Not the leader of a protest group. Not the leader of a social movement. But the leader of a political party which aims, one day, to form a government 16

September 30, 2016 8:06 AM “Only Labour is offering a new agenda” – new party political broadcast

Labour will launch a new party political broadcast (PPB) tonight in which Jeremy Corbyn will argue that only this party offers “the real change people need” The broadcast is devoted to the “clear message”, Labour sources say, that the “Tories have not changed and cannot deliver the change that the country needs” despite the appointment of a new prime 41

September 29, 2016 9:46 PM Jackie Walker resists resignation over anti-Semitism claims

The vice-chair of Momentum has faced calls to go after she questioned why Holocaust Memorial Day wasn’t inclusive enough The vice chairwoman of pro-Jeremy Corbyn campaign group Momentum has suggested she will not resign as calls for her to step down intensify over accusations of anti-Semitism. Jackie Walker said “political differences” were underlying 17 1

September 29, 2016 2:49 PM Light on substance and heavy on salesmanship, Corbynism is a political pyramid scheme

ALL big suits and swagger, Vehbi Alimucaj was a symbol of Albania’s post-Soviet embrace of capitalism. The fall of communism had blown open the economy, people had money to invest and Mr Alimucaj—a businessman known as “the Pharaoh”—knew, or claimed to know, where to put it to work. Savers piled in, attracted by interest rates that looked too good to be true. They were: Mr Alimucaj 14

September 29, 2016 10:56 AM Jeremy Corbyn Should Stay As Leader Even After General Election Loss, Most Labour Voters Say

Some 53% of Labour supporters say he should get a second chance As he indicated in his conference speech, he believes that a failure to persuade the public of Labour’s case could be blamed on disunity among MPs. Other allies, who point out that Neil Kinnock was allowed to fight a second election even after his 1987 defeat, are ready to argue that any loss would 10

September 29, 2016 10:50 AM Labour and the left: A guide to names

A feature of the fight for control of the Labour Party over the past year has been a fair amount of finger-pointing, with leader Jeremy Corbyn's supporters decried as "Trots" and "anarcho-syndicalists" and his critics branded "Blairites" and "neoliberals". What do all these terms mean? While Labour members on different sides of the party might not agree 12

September 29, 2016 6:17 AM Newspaper review: Football fallout on front pages

Barnsley assistant manager Tommy Wright was filmed apparently being given an envelope of money in return for allegedly helping persuade the club to sign players from a fake Far East firm. He has been suspended by Barnsley "pending an internal investigation into these allegations". QPR manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink is filmed apparently negotiating a fee to travel 17