Diane Abbott

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Pokemon are go

Japan is never boring and always bemusing. If you are planning a visit to Japan, or are there already for the Rugby World Cup, here are my top tips on(...)

 Irish actor Owen McDonnell in St Albans: “Voting for the Liberal Democrats is not a protest vote; it is a vote that can make a meaningful difference to the way the country is going.” Photograph: Simon Carswell

Irish actor Owen McDonnell could not sleep one night last month. He was due to start shooting on a new film the next day and made the mistake of readi(...)

House of Commons speaker John Bercow said it was ‘blindingly obvious’ that Boris Johnson wa attempting to stop parliament from debating Brexit. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Boris Johnson’s move to suspend parliament for five weeks in the run-up to Britain’s scheduled departure from the EU on October 31st has provoked upro(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson: One MP said a vote of confidence in his government would have more chance of success later in October, as the reality of no-deal drew nearer. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via Reuters

Boris Johnson is preparing for a parliamentary battle against MPs trying to block a no-deal Brexit in the second week of September, as his cross-party(...)

Jeremy Corbyn has said the Labour Party will challenge whoever is the next Tory leader to put their Brexit deal to the public in a second referendum. Photograph: House of Commons/PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn has sought to draw a line under Labour’s Brexit travails by announcing a “settled” policy of backing remain in any referendum called on (...)

Theresa May and European Council President Donald Tusk pictured in Brussels last year. File photograph:Julien Warnand/ EPA

British prime minister Theresa May has been warned that a lengthy delay to Brexit could destroy the Conservative Party, with a minister claiming it wo(...)

Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, being greeted by young women  on  a visit to Finsbury Park Mosque on Visit My Mosque day, in London, on Sunday. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

A man has been arrested after Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was egged during a visit to a north London mosque. The attacker was overheard to say,(...)

The scene in Islington, north London,  where a 17-year-old boy died after  being stabbed on January 29th. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Fatal stabbings in England and Wales have reached the highest level since records began more than 70 years ago, official figures show. The homicide r(...)

Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson gives a speech at  JCB headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshireon Friday. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters.

Former UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said it would be “shameful” for Theresa May’s g overnment to request an extension to the Article 50 proc(...)

Women of colour were more likely to be mentioned in abusive tweets. Black women were almost twice as likely as their white counterparts to be targeted. Photograph: Getty

Female politicians and journalists were abused on Twitter every 30 seconds in 2017, according to the largest-ever study into how women are targeted wi(...)

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