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April 17, 2018 8:15 AM Corbyn SAVAGED: Labour leader accused of weakness and hypocrisy BY OWN MPs over Syria

LABOUR PARTY leader Jeremy Corbyn faced savage criticism in the House of Commons on Monday for the way he has handled the Syria crisis. Theresa May defended her decision for the UK to join a military coalition with the US and France with airstrikes on Syria on Friday evening. The British strikes were in response the alleged chemical weapons attack from President 9

April 13, 2018 9:35 AM Royal Opera House security staff balloted over strike action

Security staff at the Royal Opera House are to be balloted for strikes in a dispute over pay. Members of the Unite union employed by Corps Security at the London theatre will vote in the coming weeks on whether on whether to launch a campaign of industrial action. Unite warned that performances at the Covent Garden venue will be disrupted this summer 5

April 12, 2018 5:54 PM Momentum-backed Labour candidate dismissed 2,500 McDonald's jobs as s***, branded the Royal Family 'scroungers' and claimed Waitrose shoppers were 'scum' in Twitter rants

A Labour candidate fighting for a marginal seat ranted online about 's***' jobs at McDonalds, Waitrose shoppers being 'scum' and 'scroungers in the Royal Family. Jane Aitchison's Twitter tirades were exposed just days after she was selected to fight Pudsey in West Yorkshire. The Momentum-backed candidate apologised tonight for her 'unbecoming' language 1

April 9, 2018 8:10 PM Support for republic at 50pct: Newspoll

Australia's republican movement may have more work to do after a new poll revealed only half of citizens want a republic, in line with another poll conducted just eight months ago. The Newspoll shows 50 per cent of voters back Australia becoming a republic, with 41 per cent wanting to retain a constitutional monarchy and nine per cent uncommitted, The Australian 4

April 6, 2018 11:51 AM Hungary unveils memorial to crash that killed Polish leader

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungarian and Polish leaders on Friday unveiled a memorial in the Hungarian capital, Budapest, dedicated to the victims of a 2010 plane crash in the Russian city of Smolensk that killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski and dozens of others top Polish officials. Jaroslaw Kaczynski, leader of Poland's governing Law and Justice party 7

April 6, 2018 10:01 AM Czechs face prospect of early elections after talks collapse

PRAGUE (AP) - Early elections in the Czech Republic appear to have become more likely after the collapse of talks to form a new government. In an interview with the Pravo daily on Friday, Andrej Babis, the populist billionaire who leads the centrist ANO (YES) movement said early elections might be an option. Babis won October's ballot but his minority

April 3, 2018 8:34 AM Alistair Brownlee to lead England out at the Commonwealth Games as flag bearer: 'It's going to be one of the moments that I will always remember'

Alistair Brownlee will be England's flag bearer for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, which open on Wednesday. Double Olympic triathlon champion Brownlee, is defending Commonwealth champion in the individual and mixed relay races. Team England selected their flag bearer after a vote of all sport team leaders. Brownlee said: 'It's a massive honour to carry 18

April 2, 2018 5:02 AM Ex-Labour candidate sparks outrage with claim voting Tory is 'unchristian'

A LABOUR candidate will not run for election after causing outrage by distributing a leaflet claiming it was “unchristian” to vote Tory. It is understood that Vikas Pai, who was set to contest the Heaton and Lostock seat in May’s council election, has also now left the party. Mr Pai’s election fliers, depicting Jesus clearing the temple of money-lenders 5

March 27, 2018 11:33 AM 'You don't think we're leaving?' BBC host jumps on Tony Blair's latest anti-Brexit bid

TONY BLAIR was put on the spot by BBC Newsnight host Emily Maitlis, who quizzed the former Prime Minister over his anti-Brexit attempts. Mr Blair has repeatedly called for the UK to have another vote on the decision to leave the European Union. The vocal Remainer claimed that he understands and knows why people voted to leave the Brussels club but still 26

March 23, 2018 10:36 AM VAR to be tested at every single Premier League match next season as top-flight sets sights on full roll-out for 2019-20 campaign

VAR is set to be tested at every Premier League match next season as the top-flight aims towards a full roll-out for the 2019-20 season. According to The Times, it is unlikely the system will be implemented next season, with the majority of clubs expected to vote for the delay of its involvement when club executives meet on April 13. There is a small 12