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British prime minister Theresa May is seen in the House of Commons, London, on Thursday. Photograph: UK parliament/Jessica Taylor/PA Wire

MPs have voted to delay Britain’s departure from the EU by at least three months as talks continue between Theresa May’s government and the DUP in an (...)

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who has apologised over an event he hosted in 2010 during which Israel was compared to the Nazis. Photograph:  Jane Barlow/PA Wire

The British Labour Party has been urged again to take a tougher stance on anti-Semitism after its leader, Jeremy Corbyn, apologised for sharing a plat(...)

Pro-remain supporters wave EU flags outside the Supreme Court in London, on Tuesday. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Labour will not “frustrate” the process for invoking article 50, Jeremy Corbyn said after the Supreme Court ruled that parliament must give permission(...)

Former London mayor Ken Livingstone speaks to the media after appearing on the LBC radio station in London on Saturday. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

Ken Livingstone said he regretted sparking a storm over anti-Semitism in the Labour Party but insisted it was a “nonsense” stirred by “embittered Bla(...)

Ken Livingstone, who has been suspended from the Labour Party for comments made while defending Naz Shah – the suspended Labour MP – leaves Milbank Studios in London. Photograph: Rob Stothard/Getty Images

Labour has suspended former London mayor Ken Livingstone from the party after he said that Adolf Hitler had supported Zionism before he murdered six (...)

In a radio  interview,  Ken Livingstone claimed Hitler had supported Zionism before the Holocaust and insisted he had never heard anyone within Labour be anti-Semitic.Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA

Former London mayor Ken Livingstone has been suspended by the Labour Party for “bringing the party into disrepute” in the wake of the anti-Semitism ro(...)

Sir Philip Green: There are calls to strip him of his knighthood unless he volunteers to help plug the £571m black hole in British Home Stores’ pension scheme.   Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

If Sir Philip Green really thought he was off the hook when he sold the struggling British Homes Stores (BHS) chain to a motley group of investors a y(...)

British prime minister David Cameron: YouGov poll shows him falling behind Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in public approval. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

David Cameron’s approval rating has fallen to its lowest level since 2013 in the wake of the Panama Papers revelations, as Labour said he had lost tr(...)

Church of Ireland notes

The spring issue of the Church of Ireland journal, Search, edited by Canon Ginnie Kennerley, will be available this weekend. An excerpt from the late(...)

“I think people have seen an increase in the number of people sleeping on the streets of the city and they have recognised that the situation has got worse”

The Christmas party season may be drawing to a close but it is not yet over for one Belfast firm which hosts a festive gathering today with a differen(...)

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