7 lawmakers quit UK Labour Party over Brexit, anti-Semitism

LONDON – Seven British lawmakers say they are quitting the main opposition Labour Party over its approach to issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism. Many Labour lawmakers are unhappy with the party’s direction under leader Jeremy Corbyn, a veteran socialist who took charge in 2015 with strong grass-roots backing. They accuse him of mounting a weak opposition to the Conservative government’s […]

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Labour activists find ‘4,000 examples of anti-Semitism’

Labour activists find ‘4,000 examples of anti-Semitism’ on party Facebook groups and Twitter accounts Activists Labour Against Anti-Semitism found thousands of images and posts  One Momentum member shared an anti-Semitic post about Saudi Arabia  Other Labour members suggested Israel was behind anti-Semitism allegations  The ‘terrifying’ scale of Labour’s anti-Semitism crisis was laid bare last night as it emerged 4,000 examples […]

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Britain's Labour has no confidence in PM winning Brexit changes: spokesman

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s main opposition Labour Party has no confidence Prime Minister Theresa May can achieve the kind of changes she has promised parliament to win it over to her deal to leave the European Union, a spokesman said on Wednesday. “We have no confidence that what she’s talking about can be achieved in negotiations with the European Union, […]

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UK Labour leader says any new Brexit referendum can't be a re-run of 2016

HASTINGS, England (Reuters) – Any new referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union cannot simply be a re-run of the 2016 vote, British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday, adding that Labour policy on a new referendum would not be set by him alone. “If a second referendum takes place, then obviously the party will decide what […]

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Labour MP who lied about speeding and could go to jail REFUSES to step down and compares herself to Jesus

Fiona Onasanya MP faces jail after her conviction on Wednesday for perverting the course of justice to dodge a speeding fine. She was slammed for lying “persistently and deliberately”. But in a defiant message to colleagues the church goer hinted she would come back – like Jesus. In a Whatsapp posting leaked to The Times, the 35 year-old said “this […]

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