Jeremy Corbyn

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

20 years on, how does Labour's leaked manifesto compare with Tony Blair's in 1997?

20 years on, how does Labour's leaked manifesto compare with Tony Blair's in 1997?

Is Corbyn's manifesto really that different from Blair's 20 years ago?

Labour's draft manifesto has been leaked and in many ways appears to be quite similar to the party manifesto set out in 1997

'Manifesto will take us back to the 70s? That's got my vote' - Twitter reacts to Labour leak

Corbyn supporters blasts 'right-wing hysteria' after Labour Manifesto leak

Corbyn supporters blasts 'right-wing hysteria' after Labour Manifesto leak

The Twittersphere had a divided reaction to the leaked manifesto

'Labour's election chances will depend on young turnout', says Novara Media founder and Jeremy Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani

Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani: 'Brexit gives us perfect chance to rebuild and renationalise Britain'

Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani: 'Brexit gives us the chance to rebuild Britain'

The founder of Novara Media spoke to Paul Ross about the party's leaked manifesto

'Purpose of Labour manifesto leak was to knock Theresa May off the front pages', says editor Peter Edwards

'Labour leaked manifesto to knock Theresa May off the front pages', says Labour List editor Peter Edwards

'Purpose of Labour manifesto leak was to knock Theresa May off the front pages'

Peter Edwards, editor of Labour List, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the 43-page leaked document

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fund schools by ending Tory plan for corporation tax

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fund schools by ending Tory plan for corporation tax

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fund schools by ending Tory plan for corporation tax

The Labour leader will reverse a Tory scheme to cut corporation tax to 17% and increase its level to 26% to provide schools with cash

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

'If Labour does better in the election than Ed Miliband did, Jeremy Corbyn will have the right to stay', says Novara Media

'If Jeremy Corbyn does better than Ed Miliband did, he'll have every right to stay', says supporter Aaron Bastani

'If Jeremy Corbyn does better than Ed Miliband, he'll have every right to stay'

Aaron Bastani tells Sam Delaney he believes young people will come out and vote for Labour in the general election

Jeremy Corbyn addressed a large audience in Manchester

Jeremy Corbyn calls in Coronation Street's Hayley Cropper to launch Labour election campaign

Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh launches Labour's election campaign

Julie Hesmondhalgh addressed a packed crowd in Manchester

'I want Jeremy Corbyn to be Prime Minister, he won't be able to do what he wants', says Labour candidate

'I want Jeremy Corbyn to be Prime Minister, he won't be able to do what he wants', says Labour candidate

'With Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister, he won't be able to do what he wants'

Labour candidate Paul Flynn tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the general election is nothing to do with Brexit

Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows not to step down as Labour leader if he loses

Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows not to step down as Labour leader if he loses

Jeremy Corbyn vows not to step down as leader if Labour loses

The Labour leader made the declaration in a media interview with Buzzfeed

Andy Burnham on why he left Westminster and not attending Jeremy Corbyn's victory rally

Andy Burnham: Jeremy Corbyn knew I wasn't going to attend victory rally

Andy Burnham: Jeremy Corbyn knew I wasn't going to attend victory rally

The new mayor of Greater Manchester spoke to Paul Ross about why he left the capital and why he couldn't make the event organised by Jeremy Corbyn to celebrate his success.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

MP Simon Danczuk blast 'Marx-obsessed' John McDonnell as he quits Labour Party

MP Simon Danczuk blasts 'Marx-obsessed' John McDonnell as he quits Labour Party

MP Simon Danczuk blasts 'Marx-obsessed' John McDonnell as he quits Labour Party

MP formally severs ties with party after his suspension appeal was rejected

General Election: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to take audience queries in BBC Question Time specials

General Election: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to take audience queries in BBC Question Time specials

May and Corbyn to take audience queries in Question Time specials

There will also be a live debate from senior figures from the seven parties

John McDonnell faces Labour revolt after Karl Marx comments

John McDonnell faces Labour revolt after Karl Marx comments

John McDonnell faces Labour revolt after Karl Marx comments

John McDonnell said there is a lot to learn from reading Karl Marx's Das Kapital, but didn't clarify his position when asked if he is a Marxist

Michael Gove blasts Labour's planned announcement to tax earners over £80,000

Michael Gove blasts 'nonsensical' tax plans from John McDonnell and Jeremy Corbyn

Michael Gove blasts John McDonnell's 'nonsensical' tax plan

Leading Brexiteer also says Emmanuel Macron's French election victory is good for Britain as it will make negotiations easier

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

After Emily Thornberry likened Theresa May to Cersei Lannister, which other political leaders match up to Game of Thrones characters?

Which UK political leaders compare to Game of Thrones characters?

Emily Thornberry likened Theresa May to Cersei Lannister. We thought we'd compare the others

Hillsborough campaigner Steve Rotheram wins Liverpool mayoralty despite Labour losing more than 200 seats in local election results

Hillsborough campaigner Steve Rotheram boosts Labour by winning Liverpool mayoralty

Hillsborough campaigner boosts Labour by winning Liverpool mayoralty

The results continue to trickle in, but the Hillsborough campaigner has won the post amid Labour woes

'Labour have written their suicide note with Jeremy Corbyn', says David Mellor

'Labour have written their suicide note with Jeremy Corbyn', says David Mellor

'Labour have written their suicide note with Jeremy Corbyn', says David Mellor

The former Tory MP and broadcaster spoke to Paul Ross about the local election tallies as the results come through

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Theresa May launches extraordinary attack on top EU officials

Theresa May accuses top EU officials of trying to frustrate Brexit

Theresa May accuses top EU officials of trying to frustrate Brexit

The Prime Minister accused them of trying to torpedo Brexit and meddle in the UK general election

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Simon Danczuk says he's been punished for speaking out

MP Simon Danczuk: Corbyn's stooges have banished me from Labour as punishment for speaking out

Simon Danczuk: Corbyn's stooges are punishing me for speaking out

Danczuk launched a fierce attack on Jeremy Corbyn on Sam Delaney's show

Gardiner said he is not among the UK's highest band of earners

Labour MP Barry Gardiner describes himself as a middle-ranking earner - on over £75,000 a year

Labour MP Barry describes himself as a middle-ranking earner - on £75,000 a year

Barry Gardiner made the comment despite earning three times more than the UK average

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

'Labour is clear on where money will come from to fund policies, so voters are well-informed',  says MP Yasmin Qureshi

Labour MP Yasmin Qureshi defends policing plan after Diane Abbott interview

Labour MP Yasmin Qureshi defends policing plan after Diane Abbott interview

MP Yasmin Qureshi tells Sam Delaney that many people feel insecure on our streets and therefore we need more visible policing

'Get rid of the biggest idiot in politics' - Twitter calls for Diane Abbott to be sacked

Jeremy Corbyn defends Diane Abbott after policing interview meltdown: 'We're not embarrassed'

Jeremy Corbyn defends Diane Abbott after policing interview meltdown

Diane Abbott failed to explain how Labour would fund an additional 10,000 more police officers on the streets

'Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating interview ever and unforgivable', says former Labour advisor

Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating I've ever seen, says former Labour advisor

'Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating interview ever'

Diane Abbott struggled to explain how Labour plans to fund its policy of putting 10,000 more police officers on the streets

General election: Labour promises to hire 10,000 more police officers

Election 2015: Jeremy Corbyn to hire 10,000 more police officers if he wins

Jeremy Corbyn to hire 10,000 more police officers if elected

The party said it would fund more police officers by reversing planned cuts to capital gains tax

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

'I'm really glad Boris Johnson called Jeremy Corbyn a mugwump', says Danny Kelly

Thought Boris Johnson's mugwump insult came from Harry Potter? Well you're wrong, says Danny Kelly

'I'm really glad Boris Johnson has brought mugwump back', says Danny Kelly

Danny Kelly discusses the origins of the word mugwump

Theresa May has pledged that half of NHS staff will see an average pay increase of 4%

Are NHS workers getting a 4% pay rise?

Are NHS workers getting a 4% pay rise?

Full Fact gets to the bottom of Theresa May's claim

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

'Boris Johnson's mugwump comment was used on purpose as a Brexit distraction', says political correspondent

'Boris Johnson's mugwump comment was a deliberate Brexit distraction'

'Boris Johnson's mugwump comment was a deliberate Brexit distraction'

Political correspondent Rupert Myers believes the Conservatives will only use Boris Johnson at the start of their general election campaign

Property expert says he'll run down Oxford street naked if Jeremy Corbyn builds new social housing

Property expert says he'll run down Oxford Street naked if Jeremy Corbyn hits social housing target

Property guru vows to run down street naked if Corbyn hits housing target

Property expert Luke Doonan tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that greed is the reason that Governments haven't built good social housing

Mugwump - Boris Johnson's colourful insult to Jeremy Corbyn defined

Boris Johnson on Jeremy Corbyn: What is a mugwump, and is it actually a bad thing?

What is a mugwump, and is it actually a bad thing?

What does the word mugwump actually mean?

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

'Theresa May's Government is as strong and stable as the San Andreas Fault' - Twitter blasts Theresa May over last PMQs performance before election

'Theresa May's Government is as strong and stable as the San Andreas Fault' - Twitter blasts Prime Minister over PMQs

Theresa May mocked in last PMQs performance before election

The Prime Minister faced off against Jeremy Corbyn one last time before the general election in June

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

General Election: Labour vows to guarantee EU national rights if they win

Labour hints at delaying Brexit if Parliament rejects deal

Labour hints at delaying Brexit if Parliament rejects deal

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer insisted Labour would go for a different deal in Brexit negotiations than what Theresa May had planned

David Hencke believes Corbyn could do better than many predict

Jeremy Corbyn could spring a surprise with anti-establishment pitch, says politics expert

'Jeremy Corbyn could spring a surprise with anti-establishment pitch'

David Hencke believes Corbyn's anti-establishment approach could chime with public, just as UKIP's did at last year's referendum

'General election could have an unprecedented result in Wales with Labour loss,' says professor of political science

General election: Labour loss in Wales could be unprecedented, says political science professor

'General election could have an unprecedented result in Wales with Labour loss'

Roger Scully, a professor of political science, spoke to Paul Ross after a poll shows the Tories have a ten-point lead on Labour

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Tim Farron says his is the only party capable of stopping hard Brexit

Election 2017: Lib Dem membership nears record level as Remainers and soft Brexiteers flock to party

Lib Dem membership nears all-time record level

Party claims to have welcomed over 12,000 new members in just six days

'Labour can’t be trusted with the protection of the UK and it's strategically illiterate', says Chris Parry

Jeremy Corbyn is inviting annihilation from Kim Jong-un, says former MoD director-general

Jeremy Corbyn can't be trusted to protect the UK, says former MoD director

Jeremy Corbyn claimed he wouldn't use nuclear weapons if he was in power and may not even back a drone strike to kill the leader of Isis

Paul Nuttall had some controversial things to say about the burqa and Sharia law

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall: 'We must copy Europe on burqa ban'

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall: 'We must copy Europe on burqa ban'

UKIP leader also says Sharia courts must go - but Jewish courts can stay

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn faces a major deficit in the polls

Snap election could repair Corbyn's image – and destroy Ruth Davidson’s

'Snap election could repair Corbyn's image – and destroy Ruth Davidson’s'

Election might actually be a blessing in disguise for embattled Labour leader

Stephen Kinnick won't confirm if Jeremy Corbyn will be on his campaign literature

Labour MP Stephen Kinnock refuses to confirm Jeremy Corbyn will be on his campaign literature

Stephen Kinnock won't confirm Jeremy Corbyn will be on campaign literature

The MP for Aberavon spoke to Paul Ross about the upcoming election campaign, but wouldn't say yes or no when our host asked him if he'd endorse Jeremy Corbyn

'Theresa May doesn't want to do live TV debates because the Tories don't want a surge for Tim Farron', says commentator

'Theresa May won't do live TV debate because Tories are scared of Tim Farron'

'Theresa May won't do live TV debate because Tories are scared of Tim Farron'

Paul Staines, founder of the Guido Fawkes website, claims Prime Minister won't take part in live TV debates because the Tories fear a surge in support for the Lib Dems

Kezia Dugdale insists Labour could be elected, rules out SNP coalition

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale rules out SNP coalition: 'A big, fat, categoric NO'

Scottish Labour leader rules out SNP coalition: 'A big, fat, categoric NO'

Kezia Dugdale says Jeremy Corbyn can win without the support of Nicola Sturgeon

Jeremy Corbyn's brother blasts 'evil' BBC, insists Labour will win election

Jeremy Corbyn's brother blasts 'evil' BBC, insists Labour will win election

Jeremy Corbyn's brother blasts 'evil' BBC, insists Labour will win election

Piers Corbyn accused the BBC of doing everything it could to prevent his brother from becoming Prime Minister

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Korea lunch bill, Alabama sucker-punch, and the live TV gun debacle - top five political fights of all time

Guns, catfights and flying chairs - the world's craziest political debates

Guns, catfights and flying chairs - the world's craziest political debates

As Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn prepare to go head to head in the election campaign, we look at other great political battles that have happened in the world

'Absolute brilliance' - Yvette Cooper steals the show at PMQs

'Absolute brilliance' - Yvette Cooper steals the show at PMQs

Yvette Cooper hailed as 'absolutely brilliant' for hammering Theresa May at PMQs

The MP for Pontefract and Castleford asked Theresa May: 'Isn't the truth we can't believe a word she says?'

'It's the right decision' - Michael Gove MP backs Theresa May over election call, lambasts Jeremy Corbyn

Michael Gove says Britain and Labour deserve better than Jeremy Corbyn

Michael Gove says Britain and Labour deserve better than Jeremy Corbyn

The MP for Surrey Heath and former Justice Secretary spoke to Paul Ross about the motion to call a vote in June

Early general election: 'We will win', says Labour's John McDonnell

Jeremy Corbyn's No.2 John McDonnell insists 'we will win general election'

Jeremy Corbyn's No.2 John McDonnell insists 'we will win general election'

The shadow chancellor and MP for Hayes and Harlington spoke confidently to Paul Ross about Labour's chances of becoming elected in June

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen', says Steve McCabe MP

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen', says Steve McCabe MP

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen'

Steve McCabe, MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the planned early election called by the Prime Minister

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

'Theresa May should have said she's calling an election because she thinks she'll win', says the SNP's John Nicolson

If Theresa May wants unanimous backing she should move to North Korea, says SNP's John Nicolson

If Theresa May wants total backing she should move to North Korea, says SNP MP

Theresa May has called a snap general election, but the SNP's John Nicolson thinks she should have announced it slightly differently

Abbott accused Theresa May of 'cutting and running' over Brexit

Early election: Diane Abbott attacks Theresa May for being stooge of Donald Trump

Diane Abbott attacks Theresa May for being stooge of Donald Trump

Abbott says May has 'cut and run' over Brexit and suggested Prime Minister is working 'hand in hand' with Trump

Early election: 'Theresa May's broken promise raises the issue of trust in politicians', says UKIP's Jonathan Arnott

Early election: Theresa May is giving politicians a bad name, says UKIP's Jonathan Arnott

Theresa May is giving politicians a bad name, says UKIP MEP

Theresa May has called a snap general election and whilst Jonathan Arnott welcomes the news, he also thinks it gives politicians bad press

Theresa May early election: Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn responds to Prime Minister's call

Theresa May early election: Bullish Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fight on the NHS, not Brexit

Bullish Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fight on the NHS, not Brexit

The Labour leader has posted a statement on social media to respond to the Prime Minister's call for an early election

Theresa May calls snap General Election on June 8

Election to take place on June 8, May says

Lawmakers to vote on whether to break Fixed Term Parliaments Act and hold election three years early

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn's policies appear to chime with the British public

Majority of British people support Jeremy Corbyn policies - report

Majority of British people support Jeremy Corbyn policies - report

Tax, minimum wage and free school meals policies all backed by at least 50% of British people

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

A campaigner seen during a protest for the establishment of a living wage in London

Jeremy Corbyn’s £10 minimum wage is a vital step forward and must be implemented

Corbyn’s £10 minimum wage is a vital step forward and must be implemented

Across Britain, millions of people are being forced into agonising choices over low wages. It's time for change

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

PC Keith Palmer - a 'solid, reliable' policeman taken before his time

PC Keith Palmer: Portrait of a hero

PC Keith Palmer: Portrait of the Westminster attack hero

The fallen policeman was laid to rest in a full force police funeral today

Jeremy Corbyn to promise pay rise if Labour wins next General Election

Jeremy Corbyn to give pay rise to six million people if Labour wins next General Election

Corbyn to give pay rise to six million people if Labour wins next election

The Labour Leader is to make a keynote speech in Luton on Monday

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