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October 23, 2017 7:12 PM MP Jared O'Mara quits equalities committee over homophobic remarks

Labour MP Jared O'Mara has quit the Commons equality committee over online homophobic comments he made before being elected to parliament. Mr O'Mara also made misogynistic remarks, joked about having an orgy with members of Girls Aloud and posted degrading comments about fat people. The Sheffield Hallam MP, 36, was elected in June, unseating ex-deputy 27

October 16, 2017 6:54 PM Ethics panel to review complaint against Missouri lawmaker

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri House Ethics Committee is reviewing a complaint against a lawmaker who called for the vandal of a Confederate monument to be hanged. Members agreed Monday to hold a preliminary hearing later on the complaint against Republican Rep. Warren Love. They did not announce a date. Love expressed hope in a Facebook post that whoever 22

October 14, 2017 12:34 PM ALEX BRUMMER: Philip Hammond's risking it all with his unenthusiastic approach to Brexit

For a politician under sustained fire for his unenthusiastic approach to Brexit, Philip Hammond is surprisingly unmoved. There would be no resignation, despite the call from his illustrious predecessor Nigel Lawson. The clamour for money to smooth the Brexit process, whatever the outcome of the negotiations, has caused the Chancellor to shift his stance 73

October 12, 2017 3:39 PM Somalia's defense minister, army chief resign: Official

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Somali officials say the country's defense minister and army chief have resigned as the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab group steps up attacks on army bases across south and central Somalia. An official in the prime minister's office says Defense Minister Abdirashid Abdullahi Mohamed has resigned, citing lack of consultations on issues 25

October 12, 2017 8:21 AM The Apprentice’s Latest Fired Candidate Insists He Doesn’t Regret Quitting His Job For The Show, Despite Going Out In Week Two

They also had a lot to say about the state of the hotel rooms. Another candidate left ‘The Apprentice’ boardroom for good on Wednesday (11 October) night, and after being dispatched by Lord Alan Sugar, HuffPost UK sat down with the fired hopeful. Jeff Wan was the show’s second casualty and when we asked him what his next plans are, he revealed: “I left a career 38

October 6, 2017 6:25 PM Andrea Leadsom could be sacked in an autumn cabinet reshuffle after her jibe at May's 'disastrous' Brexit approach

Andrea Leadsom could be sacked in an autumn reshuffle after branding Theresa May’s approach to Brexit ‘disastrous’. Cabinet colleagues say they were stunned by Mrs Leadsom’s outspoken criticism during a two-hour meeting to discuss the Prime Minister’s Florence speech last month. Two sources at the meeting claim the Commons Leader rounded on Mrs May over her ‘soft’ 34

September 30, 2017 8:32 AM 'Good riddance': Twitter reacts as Trump's HHS secretary Tom Price resigns over private jet scandal

"Guess the 'Price' was not 'right' for any of us," Star Trek star George Takei tweeted. US Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price resigned on Friday (29 September) after igniting a firestorm of criticism over his use of costly private jets for official government business. His departure came shortly after Trump said he was disappointed in the health 74

September 3, 2017 11:05 AM Nicola Sturgeon 'Will Scrap Public Sector Pay Cap' In Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon will scrap the one percent cap on public sector pay rises in Scotland when she sets out her legislative plans for the coming year, it is understood. The First Minister will announce the measure when she reveals her 2017/18 programme for government on Tuesday, according to reports. The SNP had committed to lifting the pay cap for public 50

August 29, 2017 9:35 PM Kezia Dugdale quits as Scottish Labour leader

Kezia Dugdale has resigned as leader of Scottish Labour, saying it is time to "pass on the baton" to someone else. The Lothians MSP has previously criticised UK leader Jeremy Corbyn, and has faced criticism from left-wing members of her own party. She insisted she was leaving the party in a much better state than she had found it. But she said a new leader 73

August 16, 2017 3:28 PM Sarah Champion quits Labour front bench over rape article

Labour shadow minister Sarah Champion has quit the party's front bench after criticism over a newspaper article she wrote about grooming gangs. The Rotherham MP wrote in the Sun on Friday that "Britain has a problem with British Pakistani men raping and exploiting white girls". She has now apologised for her "extremely poor choice of words" and quit as shadow 35