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August 15, 2017 2:05 PM Jeremy Corbyn to visit West Cumbria

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to visit Keswick tomorrow as part of a country-wide tour. Mr Corbyn had been expected to visit Whitehaven tomorrow, however, plans have not gone ahead. Instead he will visiting Keswick, which is in the Copeland constituency. He is set to speaking to people about local issues. He is also expected to meet members 7

August 14, 2017 11:14 AM Jeremy Corbyn is 'very confident' Labour will continue to gain more support in Reading

The Labour Party is now looking to win the Reading West parliamentary seat off MP Alok Sharma Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is "very confident" that The Labour Party can keep gaining support in Reading. Mr Corbyn was adamant that his party will win over more voters in the Reading, when he paid a surprise visit to the town on Monday, August 14. A surge 11

August 14, 2017 10:30 AM 'Jeremy Corbyn said the SAME' Emma Barnett rips into Labour peer during heated Brexit row

EMMA BARNETT took a massive swipe at a Labour peer during a heated discussion over access to European markets after Brexit. Baroness Angela Smith criticised Theresa May and the Conservatives for promising to pull Britain out of the single market and customs union after Brexit. BBC host Emma Barnett quickly snapped back at the leader of the opposition 8

August 14, 2017 8:27 AM Iran's leader names conservative cleric to arbitration body

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's state TV says the country's supreme leader has appointed a conservative cleric to head a council tasked with mediating disputes between government bodies. Monday's report says Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei appointed Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi as the new chief of the arbitration body - known as the Expediency 2

August 14, 2017 6:30 AM Will Scotland become first country to end 'period poverty'?

Some young women have been resorting to using socks and toilet roll during their period because they cannot afford sanitary care. Labour MSP Monica Lennon wants to introduce a universal system of free provision of sanitary products across Scotland, leading the way in eradicating so-called "period poverty". Ms Lennon is launching a consultation on a members' 5

August 14, 2017 6:17 AM Justin Thomas picks the right major at the right time to win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The son and grandson of golf professionals, Justin Thomas couldn't think of a better major to win than the PGA Championship. Youth is taking over the highest level of golf, and there were times Thomas felt left behind. Rory McIlroy already had four majors when he was 25. Closer to home was Jordan Spieth, a close friend since they were 14. Spieth 3

August 13, 2017 2:34 PM Jacob Rees-Mogg plays down Conservative leadership bid reports

Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has played down reports that he is considering a bid for party leadership. The Sunday Times claims the backbencher is "sounding out" friends about a possible challenge to Theresa May. But the North East Somerset MP told the BBC: "I think it's a reminder that it's August and people don't have pressing UK political news to write 12

August 13, 2017 1:02 PM German nationalists pull anti-Islam pig poster

BERLIN (AP) - A top leader of Germany's anti-immigrant AfD party says it won't distribute campaign posters with the slogan "Islam? Doesn't fit with our cuisine" written above a piglet in a grass field - because it inspires too much sympathy for the pig. Alexander Gauland, one of nationalist Alternative for Germany's main candidates in the Sept. 24 election 7

August 13, 2017 1:12 AM Jason Day makes moves

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Jason Day reeled off three straight birdies and took a remarkable gamble that didn't pay off. This Day was moving at the PGA Championship, all right - both up and down. Day's quadruple bogey on the par-4 18th finished off a 6-over 77 on Saturday that left him at even par through three rounds of the tournament, in a tie for 16th place 2

August 12, 2017 8:01 PM Mo Farah falls short of another double after finishing second in 5,000m final in London

The 34-year-old was competing in his last ever race at a major championship. Mo Farah has finished in second place in the 5,000m final at the World Athletics Championship in London, missing out on one final gold medal in his last appearance at a major championship. Farah, 34, stormed to victory in the 10,000m final last Saturday but another clean sweep 15