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'General strike' MP Laura Smith got carried away, says Tom Watson

2 hours 31 min ago
Labour's deputy leader plays down remarks by Laura Smith who suggested a possible general strike.

Edinburgh tourist tax could be £2 per room, per night

7 hours 5 min ago
It would raise an extra £11m a year to be spent on growing tourism and managing its impact, the council says.

RHI: Ex-DUP advisers to give evidence to inquiry

7 hours 14 min ago
Two former DUP special advisers will be questioned at the inquiry into NI's flawed green energy scheme.

At the Labour Party conference for the first time

8 hours 11 min ago
Elsie is attending her first Labour Party conference. Fellow party activist Chris showed her around.

Labour MP Laura Smith calls for general strike

8 hours 11 min ago
Laura Smith calls for the first mass walkout since 1926 - if there isn't a general election.

Labour conference: Jeremy Corbyn vows to create 400,000 'green' jobs

10 hours 9 min ago
The Labour leader will set out a "radical plan" to "transform Britain" in his party conference speech.

Head teachers explain funding protest to parents

11 hours 58 min ago
Around 1,000 head teachers are expected to take part in a rally over "unsustainable" budget cuts.

Sexism row over Gareth Bennett AM's 'buxom barmaids' video

12 hours 58 min ago
The video was posted on YouTube by UKIP assembly group leader Gareth Bennett about Labour's Joyce Watson.

Theresa May: A general election isn't in the national interest

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 20:50
Labour is calling for an early general election if Parliament rejects the Brexit deal.

Theresa May faces Brexit and migration questions

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 20:32
Speaking to the BBC's Ben Wright, Theresa May defends her Brexit strategy following criticism from the EU.

Labour could scrap Universal Credit - John McDonnell

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 18:39
The shadow chancellor says reform of the controversial new benefit may not be enough to end hardship.

Jeremy Corbyn: More EU talks if MPs reject Brexit deal

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 17:50
The UK would have to return to the EU negotiating table if MPs reject the Brexit deal, Jeremy Corbyn says.

Labour conference: Members fill hall with Palestinian flags

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 17:45
Delegates unfurl Palestinian flags at their conference hall - and Emily Thornberry delivers a fiery speech.

Brexit: European Research Group will not vote for PM's plan, says ex-minister

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 17:42
The PM will lose the vote if she does not change policy, a European Research Group Tory MP says.

What is a 'Canada-style' trade deal?

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 17:38
Could the Canada-EU trade deal be a model for the UK's relationship with the EU after Brexit?

Brexit: Theresa May wants to cut migration without harming economy

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 17:24
Theresa May says EU free movement will end after Brexit but new rules must address economic needs.

Labour conference: Jeremy Corbyn pledges more free childcare

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 17:19
A pledge of more free hours will feature in the Labour leader's party conference speech.

In full Jeremy Corbyn interview with Laura Kuenssberg at 2018 Labour conference

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 16:59
The Labour leader is asked about his party policy on Brexit, whether it will vote against Theresa May's deal and the chances of a general election.

No pasaran! Emily Thornberry rallying cry against fascism

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 16:07
Emily Thornberry receives applause from Labour delegates as she makes a rallying call against fascism and racism.

'My time's not up - I'm speaking for Palestinians'

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 15:45
A Labour delegate tells security to bring an army with them if they want to get him off stage before he finishes his speech.

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