REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-14, 00:13

Labour vows to scrap 'unfair' uni offers based on predicted grades

Students getting university offers based on predicted grades is "deeply unfair" and would be replaced by a new system under a Labour government, the party has pledged....

Labour vows to scrap 'unfair' uni offers based on predicted grades

Source: sky.com

UK's Labour vows to bring down PM Johnson and delay Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party has urged rebel lawmakers in the ruling Conservatives to help block a no-deal Brexit by bringing down Prime Minister Boris Johnson's administration and allowing its leader Jeremy Corbyn to form a caretaker government....
2019-08-15, 01:52

Britain's Labour vows to use parliament to thwart no-deal Brexit The opposition Labour Party said on Thursday it would trigger an emergency debate in parliament next week to try to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal....
2019-08-29, 18:39

All NBA Draft Grades Are Useless. Here Are My NBA Draft Grades Now that the mock drafts are dead, the fashion show is done, all the crying parents have come and gone and Woj and Shams are back in the holster for a few hours, let us see what Postseason Advent has wrought:...
2019-06-21, 23:26

Amgen offers to buy Copenhagen-based Nuevolution for $167 mln Amgen, the world's largest biotechnology company, said on Wednesday it offered to buy Scandinavian biopharmaceutical company Nuevolution AB for 1.61 billion Swedish crowns ($166.8 million)....
2019-05-22, 10:13

Conan O'Brien vows to negotiate Trump's Greenland deal, offers up Florida "Conan" host Conan O'Brien is offering his negotiation skills to President Trump after it was reported that he had expressed serious interest in buying Greenland. ...
2019-08-20, 08:13

EMUI 10 based on Android Q offers a glimpse at what is coming next to HUAWEI P30 series Huawei recently announced the tenth iteration of its Emotion UI during its Developer Conference in China. EMUI10, like most of its predecessors, will bring a ton of features to the table including old favorites from previous iterations as well as some new ones.EMUI10 will showcase Huawei’s un...
2019-08-21, 11:00

Subaru's stubborn streak of low U.S. grades U.S. sales continue to soar, but a streak of low scores on quality hangs over the brand, as evidenced by the latest J.D. Power Initial Quality Study....
2019-06-24, 09:39

GCSE results day 2019: Top grades rise for second year in a row after exam shake-up More than one in five (20.8 per cent) UK GCSE entries scored one of the three top grades this year The proportion receiving the top grades - at least a 7 or an A grade - is the highest since 2015 Read our live updates here...
2019-08-22, 12:26

High tuition, living expenses and grades have college kids stressed, TD Ameritrade says High tuition, getting good grades and finding a career have 3 in four students stressed out, according to a new study by TD Ameritrade.       ...
2019-08-06, 21:00

National Hamburger Day: How plant-based stacks up versus animal-based meats This national burger day, we take a look at your grilling options in the battle for a spot in your belly. So it's plant-based versus animal-based meat        ...
2019-05-28, 16:13

How plant-based stacks up versus animal-based meats This grilling season, we take a look at your grilling options in the battle for a spot in your belly. So it's plant-based versus animal-based meat        ...
2019-05-30, 20:39

NBA draft grades 2019: Breaking down all 60 picks team-by-team The NBA draft featured plenty of trades, a few big surprises and its usual array of entertaining suits. The Post’s Zach Braziller was there to take it all in and he presents his grades for the festive evening: Atlanta Hawks No. 4: De’Andre Hunter, SF, Virginia No. 10: Cam Reddish, SF, Duke No. 34: B...
2019-06-22, 00:39

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Running back tells revealed by Pro Football Focus grades Pro Football Focus has experts grading every play of every game, and the results from last season can be surprising and illuminating for Fantasy players....
2019-07-31, 19:13

Cboe to Launch Suite of Derivatives-Based Strategy Benchmark and Volatility Indexes Based on MSCI Emerging Markets and EAFE Indexes CHICAGO – March 13, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today it has entered into an agreement with MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of indexes and critical investment decision support tools and services, to launch...
2019-05-21, 15:13

The US men's team are now a punchline. Which is a little unfair There were always going to be comparisons after the US women’s team won the World Cup. But Gregg Berhalter’s team are showing signs of promiseSunday started and ended with an American team meeting expectations. It’s just that one of those sides is the best in the world while the other isn’t even the...
2019-07-08, 16:39

What makes this Yankees group so unfair The championship belt with the blue interlocking “NY” rested on the chair in front of Stephen Tarpley’s locker in the hours before Saturday’s game against the Rockies. The Yankee lefty was awarded the belt by teammates for three one-hit innings of relief Friday night. He earned a save for the sillie...
2019-07-21, 03:00

Arby’s Has an Answer to Plant-Based Meat: A Meat-Based Carrot Amid rising demand for beef alternatives, major restaurant chains remain skeptical. One has vowed never to offer it, while others are taking a wait-and-see approach....
2019-07-16, 12:52

Turkey Calls US Bid To Remove It From F-35 Jet Programme Unfair The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme, a move long threatened and expected after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian......
2019-07-18, 05:00

Apple under investigation for unfair competition in Russia Apple is under investigation in Russia following a complaint from cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab and may be abusing its dominant position in smartphone apps, Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog said on Thursday....
2019-08-08, 10:39

Nadal: Wimbledon seedings formula is unfair Rafael Nadal respectfully voiced his disapproval of Wimbledon's unique seeding formula, which has elevated Roger Federer to the No. 2 seed because of his grass-court history....
2019-06-29, 23:39

A fighter being hailed as the next Ronda Rousey says the comparison is unfair because she's actually way better Professional Fighters League Kayla Harrison, a two-time gold medal Olympic judoka, is a 5-0 mixed martial artist in the Professional Fighters League (PFL), on the cusp of stardom and a $1 million payday. Her dominance is attracting comparisons to another former judoka and mixed martial artist, Rond...
2019-09-02, 23:39

| Roland Garros women's SF scheduling 'unfair and inappropriate' The French Open's decision to move the women's semi-finals away from the tournament's showpiece court was blasted as "unfair and inappropriate" by the WTA....
2019-06-06, 23:26

Jerry Springer: My show was stupid, but criticism about it is unfair Jerry Springer doesn't see why wannabe stars - even those prone to brash behaviour and rude outbursts - should be barred from appearing on TV simply because they run the risk of embarrassing themselves....
2019-08-24, 13:39

Trump says 'unfair' defense treaty with Japan needs to be changed U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that a decades-old security treaty between their countries must be changed, reiterating his criticism of the pact as unfair....
2019-06-29, 20:13

Malaysia PM says global garbage trade 'grossly unfair' The practice of advanced countries such as the U.S., Canada and Japan sending their non-recyclable waste to poorer countries is "grossly unfair" and should stop, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Thursday....
2019-05-30, 15:52

Trump says China is 'killing us with unfair trade deals' U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his tough stance on China's behavior in global markets would ultimately benefit the American economy, even as Beijing signaled it could strike back by curbing sales of critical chemicals known as rare earths....
2019-08-07, 18:26

Tribunal Stays Penalty On NSE In Unfair Access Case A two-judge panel of the Securities Appellate Tribunal asked the NSE to transfer the $90 million to an account managed by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), where it will remain......
2019-05-22, 12:39

‘Shocking’ study says unfair games feel fair if you’re winning As someone who reads over various types of scientific research and studies on a daily basis, I feel like I have a pretty good idea of when a study has something interesting to say. When it doesn’t, I won’t bother writing about it, but a recent paper published in Science Advances offers c...
2019-07-20, 07:52

"China Was Killing Us With Unfair Trade Deals," Says Donald Trump U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his tough stance on China's economic and trade policies would ultimately benefit the American economy, even as Beijing signalled it could strike back by......
2019-08-08, 13:26

Apple faces investigation for suspected unfair competition in Russia Apple is under investigation in Russia following a complaint from cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab and may be abusing its dominant market position, Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog said on Thursday....
2019-08-08, 11:52

UPDATE 1-Trump says China is 'killing us with unfair trade deals' U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his tough stance on China's economic and trade policies would ultimately benefit the American economy, even as Beijing signaled it could strike back by curbing sales of chemicals known as rare earths that are used in everything from iPhones to military e...
2019-08-08, 00:26

Donald Trump Says "Unfair" Defence Treaty With Japan Needs To Be Changed US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he had told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that a decades-old security treaty between their countries must be changed, reiterating his criticism of the......
2019-06-30, 06:00

Mexico urges Trump to back down on 'unfair' tariff threat Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico....
2019-05-31, 18:39

U.S. tariff threats against Mexico 'unfair': Mexican foreign minister Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he would travel to Washington shortly to hold talks with U.S. officials to try to head off U.S. threats to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, calling Mexico's treatment unfair....
2019-05-31, 18:39

Trump facing 'some unfair criticism' over Kim Jong Un comments, Tom Rogan says Some of the blowback from President Trump's comments about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are "unfair criticism," according to the Washington Examiner's Tom Rogan....
2019-05-29, 03:00

Russia says U.S. military curbs on space cooperation are unfair competition Russia accused the United States of trying to unfairly grab market share in the space services industry on Friday after the U.S. military imposed restrictions on space launch cooperation with Moscow....
2019-05-31, 22:00

Sex tech companies and advocates protest unfair ad standards outside Facebook’s NY HQ A group of sex tech startup founders, employees and supporters gathered outside of Facebook’s NY office in Manhattan to protest its advertising policies with respect to what it classifies as sexual content. The protest, and a companion website detailing their position we reported on Tuesday, a...
2019-07-31, 18:13

UberEats to change 'unfair' contract that forces restaurants to pay all refunds After ACCC action the delivery giant agrees to stop making local restaurants pay even when they are not at faultUberEats in Australia has agreed to change an “unfair” contract that forced local restaurants to pay for all customer refunds – even if they were not at fault – after an investigation by t...
2019-07-17, 08:01

Why MTA deficits are likely to be far worse than predicted The MTA’s massive upcoming deficit could be far worse than officials are predicting — because they’re assuming hundreds of millions of dollars in savings that won’t happen under current worker contracts or if the economy goes south, a new report warned Wednesday. The analysis from ...
2019-08-08, 04:39

Asian Startups Scrap Over Shared Scooters Local startups are moving to grab market share as the scooter-sharing industry comes to the Asia-Pacific region, setting up a battle with global players like U.S.-based Lime....
2019-06-01, 17:52

US Navy will scrap touchscreen controls on its destroyers The US military normally embraces technology whenever possible. This time, however, it's taking a conspicuous step back. The Navy will ditch touchscreens on destroyers within the next 18 to 24 months, reverting instead to conventional helm controls......
2019-08-12, 08:26

The Warm-Up: Sarri fumes at Scrap(u) in Baku "Happy Europa League final day! Ben Snowball digests THAT squabble in the Chelsea camp, while there’s a chilling sequel to ‘Jamie Carragher spat on my daughter’. Sort of."...
2019-05-29, 10:26

Trump Offers to 'Vouch' For A$AP Rocky, Swedish PM Offers Trump Choice of Several Seats President Donald Trump was shocked to discover that there is no international exchange rate for white privilege when the Prime Minister of Sweden declined Trump’s offer to “personally vouch” for jailed rapper A$AP Rocky....
2019-07-21, 02:26

Australian watchdog says Uber Eats will amend 'unfair' contract terms Australia's competition watchdog said Uber Technologies Inc's food delivery service Uber Eats will amend its contract terms to accept more accountability for delivery issues, easing the burden on restaurants....
2019-07-17, 05:13

Russian sovereign wealth fund says US allegations against Huawei are unproven and unfair The head of Russia's sovereign investment fund has urged the U.S. to back-up claims that China's Huawei represents a national security threat....
2019-06-07, 10:26

"Shameful": Roland Garros Sexism Row Over "Unfair" Women's Semis Shift After torrential rain washed out all of Wednesday's play, the last two women's quarter-finals were played on Thursday with the semi-finals pushed back a day until Friday....
2019-06-07, 07:00

'It's totally unfair': Chicago, where the rich live 30 years longer than the poor In rich white Streeterville, Chicagoans can expect to live to 90. In poor black Englewood, it’s just 60 – the most divergent of any US city Walking down 69th Street in Englewood, Chicago, near where she grew up, Michelle Rashad gestures to a rundown retail shop, across from a long open lot.“At this ...
2019-06-23, 11:26

UPDATE 3-EU court forces Germany to rethink "unfair" highway toll A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court ruled on Tuesday, forcing Berlin to rethink how to charge road users....
2019-06-18, 16:00

French Open: 'Unfair and inappropriate' change to women's schedule criticized The French Open's decision to relocate the women's singles semifinals away from Roland Garros' main court has been labeled "unfair and inappropriate" by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA)....
2019-06-07, 12:52

Ivory Coast first lady says ban on cocoa imports due to child labor would be unfair Ivory Coast first lady Dominique Ouattara said a cocoa embargo by the U.S. would harm Ivorian farmers and set back the country’s efforts to eradicate child labor, which she leads....
2019-08-07, 17:26

US-China Trade War Worsens, Trump Slams "Unfair Trading Relationship" The United States and China exchanged blows Friday as each side increased punitive tariffs on the other, intensifying a trade war that is threatening to engulf the global economy....
2019-08-24, 10:52

Malaysia leader: Wealthy countries dumping trash here is ‘grossly unfair’ TOKYO — The practice of advanced countries such as the US, Canada and Japan sending their non-recyclable waste to poorer countries is “grossly unfair” and should stop, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Thursday. Mahathir comments during a visit to Tokyo on came days after his government...
2019-05-30, 20:52

Trump blasts decision to let aide accompany Mueller to testimony: 'VERY UNFAIR' President Trump on Tuesday blasted the House Judiciary Committee's decision to let former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s top aide on the Russia investigation accompany him during his testimony before House lawmakers on Wednesday....
2019-07-24, 04:00

Meet the Economist Who Predicted the Fed's Rate Cut After the Federal Reserve signaled a pause in interest-rate increases at the end of January, only one of 62 economists surveyed in February by The Wall Street Journal projected the Fed would cut interest rates this year: Steven Blitz....
2019-08-01, 12:39

The Dreamcast predicted everything about modern consoles  9/9/99. 20 years ago today, the Dreamcast landed in America. And even though it was ultimately an absolute failure, it changed the face of console gaming forever. It brought the power Sega's arcade hardware into your living room (at a price more pala......
2019-09-09, 17:39

An earthquake's impact can be predicted - but only after it hits Over the next week, Southern California has only a 27% chance of experiencing a third earthquake greater than magnitude 6, but a 96% chance of going through a tremor of magnitude 5 or higher....
2019-07-07, 02:26

Boeing setback after Saudis scrap $5.9bn order for 737 MAX planes US plane maker Boeing has suffered a fresh setback after a Saudi budget airline chose not to go through with a $5.9bn (£4.7bn) order for 30 of its 737 MAX aircraft....
2019-07-07, 15:52

Italy to scrap incentives for Whirlpool plant in Naples The Italian government will scrap incentives for U.S.-listed appliance maker Whirlpool Corp on Tuesday because of the company's decision to close its factory in Naples, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said in a radio interview....
2019-06-11, 11:00

IBM, T-Systems scrap mainframe venture after German criticism IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, after the German cartel office made a critical initial assessment of the plan....
2019-06-07, 13:39

No-waste cooking: beef scrap jerky recipe Save your meat leftovers and turn them into zingy jerky with this easy recipe Don’t throw out the leftovers from your barbecue or beef wellington, when you can easily turn them into homemade jerky. Continue reading......
2019-06-23, 13:39

South African corruption inquiry adjourns after Zuma’s lawyers say questioning unfair A South African judge adjourned until Friday morning a public inquiry into state corruption, after lawyers for former President Jacob Zuma said he was being questioned unfairly....
2019-07-17, 17:52

South Korea's Moon pledges action against Japan's 'unfair' trade step President Moon Jae-in vowed on Friday to take stern action against Japan's decision to strip South Korea of its fast track export status, calling it a reckless and unfair retaliatory action by Tokyo....
2019-08-02, 08:39

Leclerc slams 'unfair' move after Verstappen passes him to take flag at Austrian GP – video Ferrari's Charles Leclerc said it was 'pretty clear' that Max Verstappen had acted illegally when he overtook him with two laps of the Austrian Grand Prix to go. The Red Bull driver went on to claim victory but win is under investigation by the stewards. Leclerc was squeezed wide when the Red Bull d...
2019-06-30, 20:26

A Fracking Experiment Fails to Pump as Predicted Encana’s supersize fracking operation was widely expected to represent a new era in the U.S. drilling boom for oil and natural gas. But the wells’ results have fallen significantly, raising questions about the value of future wells....
2019-07-04, 13:13

"Strange games" predicted for Monza F1 qualifying Leading Formula 1 drivers are predicting a "messy" qualifying and some "strange games" as drivers jostle for the best slipstream possible at the Italian Grand Prix...
2019-09-06, 18:00

Hydride predicted to be superconductive at room temperature Enlarge / Electrons pair up by exchanging phonons in a superconductor. Superconductivity came with a lot of unfulfilled promises. Power without loss? Sign me up. Superconducting magnetic resonance imaging magnets? They're, ahem, cool. And CERN couldn’t operate without buckets of liquid helium to ...
2019-09-06, 23:13

Historic flooding predicted along Arkansas River FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Residents in parts of Arkansas are preparing for what meteorologists are predicting will be the worst flooding in recorded history along parts of the Arkansas River over the coming week. The National Weather Service said in a statement that Sunday that levee “over toppi...
2019-05-27, 00:13

UK recession risk? 0.1% second quarter contraction predicted The authors of a respected economic survey are predicting the UK economy contracted in the second quarter of the year, raising fears of a potential recession ahead....
2019-07-03, 19:52

School diversity panel wants city to scrap gifted programs A school-diversity panel created by Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to junk the gifted-and-talented programs and other forms of academic screening in city schools. Arguing that such programs perpetuate racial inequality because they’re comprised mostly of white and Asian students, the School Divers...
2019-08-27, 18:52

Italy's League says will scrap Renzi's 80-euro 'bonus' in tax reform Italy's ruling League party will scrap an 80-euro ($90) per month hand-out for low-earners as part of a sweeping simplification of the tax system it plans to adopt in next year's budget, the party's economics chief said....
2019-06-05, 10:26

Bangladesh to scrap marriage certificate 'virgin' rule for women Women in Bangladesh will no longer have to say if they are "virgins" on official marriage documents, the High Court ruled. The decision has been hailed by rights groups and also includes crucial changes for men as well....
2019-08-27, 12:00

DNC move to scrap virtual caucuses sparks new party tensions A move Friday by the Democratic National Committee to recommend scrapping plans by some states to allow virtual, telephone-based caucuses in 2020 due to security concerns is facing pushback from some states and at least one presidential campaign....
2019-08-30, 22:52

'Traffic is part of life': Madrid set to scrap its low-emissions zone Region’s likely new president Isabel Díaz Ayuso believes congestion is part of city’s cultural identityMadrid may be about to scrap its pioneering urban low-emissions zone after regional polls left a rightwing politician who views 3am traffic jams as part of the city’s cultural identity on the cusp ...
2019-05-31, 13:00

Man claiming he was framed by disgraced cop fails to scrap murder conviction A Brooklyn judge on Thursday declined to throw out the 20-year-old murder conviction of a man who claims disgraced ex-NYPD Det. Louis Scarcella framed him. Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Shawndya Simpson said the Brooklyn District Attorney proved its case that Nelson Cruz, 38, murdered Trevor Vieira i...
2019-08-30, 08:39

School-diversity panel wants city to scrap gifted programs A school-diversity panel created by Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to junk the gifted-and-talented programs and other forms of academic screening in city schools. Arguing that such programs perpetuate racial inequality because they’re comprised mostly of white and Asian students, the School Divers...
2019-08-27, 06:13

De Blasio: I may scrap gifted and talented testing for 4-year-olds Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday he’s considering abolishing tests for 4-year-olds to get into the city’s gifted and talented program — then was criticized for the position by a caller who said she’d leave the city if the exams were cut. “That could be part of the proce...
2019-09-07, 03:26

Waymo Calls On NHTSA To Scrap Standards For Autonomous Vehicles Waymo is tired of impossible standards, the trade war might kill the planet, and Toyota is making global moves. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, August 30, 2019....
2019-08-30, 18:26

Japan should scrap nuclear reactors after Fukushima, says new environment minister Shinjiro Koizumi says: ‘We will be doomed if we allow another accident to occur’Japan’s new environment minister has called for the country’s nuclear reactors to be scrapped to prevent a repeat of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.Shinjiro Koizumi’s comments, made hours after he became Japan’s third-yo...
2019-09-12, 13:00

Khan: Scrap 'callous' plan to end EU free movement in no deal London mayor Sadiq Khan has called on the government to scrap plans to immediately end freedom of movement from the European Union in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
2019-08-20, 15:00

SI attorney gets 4 years for running scrap metal fraud scheme A federal judge on Monday sentenced Richard Luthmann, the Staten Island attorney who made the cover of The Post in 2015 after he challenged another lawyer to trial by combat, to four years in prison for running a violent scrap metal fraud scheme. Luthmann, 39, was convicted of wire fraud and extorti...
2019-09-10, 01:13

| Rob Houwing: Marx, Coles resume scrap for global supremacy Dynamic hookers Malcolm Marx and Dane Coles should be influential figures in the tense final straight of Super Rugby ordinary season, writes Rob Houwing....
2019-05-28, 15:00

‘Mormon’ No More: Faithful Reflect on Church’s Move to Scrap a Moniker For the Latter-day Saints faithful, a shift away from a longtime name has meant lighthearted screw-ups, logistical complications and reflections on identity....
2019-06-29, 17:13

Bill Cosby’s lawyers seek to overturn sex assault conviction, claiming trial was unfair In court papers, prosecutors have countered that the testimony proved Andrea Constand’s assault was the “culmination of a decades-long pattern of behaviour.”...
2019-08-13, 19:13

Global Sea Levels Could Rise by Much More Than Previously Predicted, According to New Study Global sea levels could rise by almost 6ft by 2100 – twice as much as had previously been predicted – threatening major cities and displacing hundreds of millions of people, a study published Monday warned. The upper limit for sea level rise by 2100 has previously been estimated between ...
2019-05-21, 19:13

Kristiansund vs Man Utd lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted XIs Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's starting lineup for Manchester United against Kristiansund should offer a strong indicator of how the Red Devils intend to line up for the new season....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Florida hurricanes predicted by scientist with unique technique Months after Hurricane Michael bruised the panhandle and Irma slammed into the Florida Keys, the community is bracing themselves for what comes next. One scientist with the Florida Gulf Coast University is digging for those answers underwater with a technique called coring. It involves digging in th...
2019-08-20, 19:13

These Designers of 1960 Predicted That Fashion of the Future Would Be Very Retro I’ve spent a lot of time looking at past predictions of the future over the years. But every once in a while I uncover something that’s so accurate, it’s almost spooky. This video from 1960 is just such a video.Read more......
2019-06-19, 20:26

Near-record ‘dead zone’ predicted in Gulf of Mexico NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Scientists are predicting a near-record Gulf of Mexico “dead zone” — an area where the water holds too little oxygen to sustain marine life. Widespread downpours around the Mississippi River Basin have led to record amounts of water, carrying large amounts of fertilize...
2019-06-11, 11:00

How will Liverpool line up vs Norwich after transfer window? Predicted XI Even a remarkable 97-point season could not end Liverpool's long wait for a league title last time out but that means there should be no shortage of hunger at Anfield when the new campaign gets under way....
2019-08-09, 16:26

He wanted out of his timeshares — he never predicted the nightmare ahead There's no easy exit, as consumers lose thousands of dollars trying to unload timeshares. A General Motors retiree tells his story.       ...
2019-06-13, 19:39

'He Was Ignored': Workers at Brazil's Vale Predicted Dam's Tragic Collapse Mine workers warned managers that the structure, which held mining waste, was about to collapse, a Wall Street Journal investigation has found. At least one of them died when it did. Vale denies that it ignored warning signs....
2019-05-30, 17:39

How will West Ham line up against Man City after the transfer window? Predicted XI Declan Rice says missing out on Europe would be a failure for West Ham this season and that pretty much sums up the feeling of optimism around the London Stadium after what was a good summer for the Hammers in the transfer market....
2019-08-09, 16:26

General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable....
2019-06-21, 23:52

South Carolina and Kansas GOP Scrap 2020 Presidential Primary, Caucus COLUMBIA, S.C. — Republican leaders in South Carolina and Kansas have voted to scrap their presidential nominating contests in 2020, while party officials Nevada were deciding whether to follow suit as the GOP erects more hurdles for the long shots challenging President Donald Trump. Canceling...
2019-09-08, 04:26

Katie Taylor becomes undisputed champion in epic scrap with Delfine Persoon Taylor (14-0, 6 KOs) unifies title belts with majority-decision win2012 Olympic gold medalist says she will give Persoon a rematchJoshua v Ruiz Jr: world heavyweight championship – live!A bloodied and bruised Katie Taylor achieved her long-held goal of unifying the world lightweight championship wit...
2019-06-02, 06:00

| Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after record crowds came out to oppose the proposal....
2019-06-11, 21:00

Malaysia, flooded with plastic waste, to send back some scrap to source Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21, 18:52

Scrap the catwalk: Extinction Rebellion is right – London fashion week is unsustainable The environmental impact of the fashion industry is enormous. And with fashion weeks acting as promoters of even more consumption, it’s time for radical actionI have long wanted to get a special T-shirt printed for our national bi-annual fashion showcase. It would read: “I went to London fashion wee...
2019-08-09, 16:26

Japan pushes back against Seoul's calls to scrap export curbs Japan pushed back on Tuesday against calls from South Korea to scrap restrictions on high-tech exports to its Asian neighbor, as a diplomatic row over forced wartime labor escalates between the two key U.S. allies....
2019-07-09, 07:26

China to raise import tariffs on U.S. scrap copper, aluminum from December 15 China will impose an extra 5% tariff on imports of copper scrap and aluminum scrap from the United States from Dec. 15, according to a list of retaliatory tariffs published by the Ministry of Finance late on Friday....
2019-08-24, 06:52

RBG Gets Last Laugh Recalling Dead Senator Who Gleefully Predicted Her Death In an interview published Wednesday, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fondly recalled a former senator who predicted her untimely death, telling NPR with a smile, “That senator...is now himself dead, and I am very much alive.”...
2019-07-24, 18:13

James Van Der Beek's Dancing With the Stars Participation Was Predicted By His Old Show Life is imitating art for James Van Der Beek. The Dawson's Creek star is part of the season 28 cast of Dancing With the Stars, something that was foretold by his former role--as a version of......
2019-08-21, 17:52

76 Dead In Flood-Hit Kerala, Rain Predicted To Ease Up: 10 Points After days of downpour and landslides, the intensity of rain is likely to reduce in Kerala today if the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predictions hold true. For the first time in days, no red......
2019-08-12, 12:39

Storms predicted in areas beset by Arkansas River flooding FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — State highway officials have closed two bridges over the Arkansas River in Fort Smith as the waterway surges toward a record crest this week. The Arkansas Department of Transportation says the Interstate 540 and the U.S. 71B bridges were shut down Monday night because of floo...
2019-05-28, 16:39

South Carolina woman's birthday lottery win predicted by friend A North Carolina woman was given extra reason to celebrate her 64th birthday when she won a $1 million lottery prize -- and it was predicated by a friend....
2019-09-13, 07:13

Southampton vs Liverpool lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted XIs Jurgen Klopp is expected to juggle his Liverpool squad against Southampton this afternoon following a draining Uefa Super Cup win over Chelsea in midweek....
2019-08-17, 22:39

Liverpool vs Lyon lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted XIs Jurgen Klopp will welcome back a few star players against Lyon as Liverpool prepare to pick themselves up from a pre-season rout at the hands of Napoli....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Chelsea vs Leicester lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted XIs Frank Lampard has a few selection issues to decide on as he prepares to return to Stamford Bridge this afternoon for the first time as Chelsea manager this afternoon....
2019-08-18, 12:39

How Stanley Kubrick‘s '2001: A Space Odyssey' predicted the iPad Stanley Kubrick’s classic 1968 movie “2001: A Space Odyssey” offered a glimpse of an iPad-style device more than 40 years before Apple launched the wildly popular tablet. ...
2019-07-06, 15:13

The real-life college admissions scandal was even crazier than this novel predicted Most of the time, novelists turn in their manuscripts, complete edits and then hope that their book is well received once it makes its way into the bookstore displays and library shelves. And sometimes they receive a gift from the universe in the form of a breaking news alert. Such was the case for ...
2019-07-07, 01:52

Priceless Notes, Poems By Sahir Ludhianvi Found In Mumbai Scrap Shop A number of priceless handwritten letters, diaries, nazm, and black and white photographs of legendary Urdu poet-lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi were found at a scrap shop in Mumbai, and has been bought by......
2019-09-09, 03:39

Amazon India Plans To Scrap Single-Use Plastic Packaging By June 2020 Amazon India will roll out paper packing material across the country by the end of 2019, its vice president of customer fulfilment, Akhil Saxena, said on a call....
2019-09-04, 13:52

UPDATE 1-General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable....
2019-06-21, 23:52

Several state GOP parties could scrap presidential primaries, infuriating potential Trump challengers Four state Republican parties are looking to potentially scrap their primaries and caucuses for 2020, giving President Trump a clear run in those states, and poising yet another hurdle to his potential primary challengers....
2019-09-06, 22:52

Scheer promises to scrap clean fuel standards alongside carbon tax if elected In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Scheer surmises the new standards could increase the cost of gas by at least four cents a litre over and above the government's carbon tax....
2019-07-09, 02:26

Shane Lowry storms to four-shot Open lead after emerging from almighty scrap • Irishman’s third-round 63 is lowest score so far by two• Tommy Fleetwood four shots back in second after 66Sometimes sporting outcomes give the impression of being written in the stars. Shane Lowry has enough to occupy his thoughts, without contemplation of becoming the latest symbol for a collect...
2019-07-21, 00:13

China to issue scrap import licenses by end-June, earlier than expected by industry China aims to grant import licenses and a first batch of import quotas by the end of June for soon-to-be restricted scrap metal shipments into the nation, a government spokesman said, slightly earlier than previously expected by the industry....
2019-05-29, 08:26

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Japan rebuffs Seoul's calls to scrap export curbs Japan pushed back on Tuesday against calls from South Korea to scrap curbs on some high-tech exports, ratcheting up tension in a decades-old diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt the global supply of memory chips and smartphones....
2019-07-10, 06:52

UPDATE 2-General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California this year after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable in a state where wind and solar supply a growing share of inexpensive electricity....
2019-06-22, 03:00

Huge Hong Kong protest expected in last push to scrap extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, organizers of the march said....
2019-06-08, 16:39

Richard Carranza lobbies Albany to scrap entrance exam for top high schools New York City School Chancellor Richard Carranza trekked to Albany Wednesday in an end-of-session push for a state law to eliminate the single entrance exam for admission into the city’s specialized high schools. The Democrats who run the state Assembly held a behind-closed-doors caucus meetin...
2019-06-13, 12:39

UPDATE 1-Over 200 U.S. footwear companies urge Trump to scrap proposed tariff hike More than 200 U.S. footwear companies on Wednesday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to cancel proposed higher tariffs on Chinese imports that take effect beginning next month, calling them hidden taxes that will jack up consumer prices....
2019-08-28, 18:26

U.S. weighs plan to block cocoa imports produced with child labor. Ivory Coast calls ban unfair. Ivory Coast first lady Dominique Ouattara said a cocoa embargo by the U.S. would harm Ivorian farmers and set back the country’s efforts to eradicate child labor, which she leads....
2019-08-07, 20:26

Corn prices plummet as USDA shows far more acres planted than predicted Corn prices plummeted Friday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released data on the number of acres planted, showing numbers that were far above what was predicted....
2019-06-29, 05:01

Timeline suggests 'giant planet migration' was earlier than previously predicted New research suggests the the reorganization of the solar system's planets, the so-called "giant planet migration," occurred earlier than previously thought....
2019-08-13, 08:26

Scientists shocked by Arctic permafrost thawing 70 years sooner than predicted Ice blocks frozen solid for thousands of years destabilized‘The climate is now warmer than at any time in last 5,000 years’Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the global climate crisis is acce...
2019-06-18, 18:39

Terry Pratchett predicted rise of fake news in 1995, says biographer Marc Burrows discovered Bill Gates interview in which the writer warned of ‘parity of esteem’ given to stories published on the netIn 1995, the internet was a world of dial-up connections and Usenet newsgroups, but according to his biographer, Terry Pratchett had already “accurately predicted how th...
2019-05-30, 19:52

Angers vs Arsenal lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted starting XIs Arsenal are without Alexandre Lacazette for their penultimate pre-season friendly fixture of the summer away to Angers this evening, with Unai Emery taking a young squad to France....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Robert Shiller, who predicted dot-com crash, sees less than 50% chance of recession in '20 Economist Robert Shiller told the Financial News he believes there's less than 50% chance of recession in 2020. Many economists predict a downturn       ...
2019-09-10, 02:26

RB Salzburg vs Chelsea lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted starting XIs N'Golo Kante is slowly closing in on a return to action, but the French midfielder seems unlikely to feature when Chelsea travel to Austria to take on RB Salzburg on Wednesday evening....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Rediscovered Viking-era Lewis Chessman Is Predicted To Make A Family Millionaires An old heirloom looks likely to make a lucky family a fortune when it goes to auction. They found one of the Lewis Chess pieces that belongs to one of the most famous chess sets in all of history.  ...
2019-06-03, 21:26

Paris prepares pools, parks and 'cool rooms' for predicted heatwave French capital still carries trauma of 2003 heatwave, when morgues ran out of spaceParis pools will host night swimming, large parks will stay open all hours and special “cool rooms” will be set up in town hall buildings as French authorities fear for residents’ health during the anticipated Europea...
2019-06-23, 21:26

How will Tottenham line up vs Aston Villa after the transfer window? Spurs predicted XI Tottenham's remarkable run to the Champions League Final raised the club's profile – as well as expectations – and their summer business suggests a desire to cement a place among the European elite....
2019-08-09, 08:52

Daily on Energy: Inslee sees a place for corn in plan to scrap EPA’s ethanol mandate Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-05, 18:39

South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid history feud South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, a decision that could escalate a dispute over history and trade and undercut security cooperation on North Korea....
2019-08-22, 15:13

Punchy Jonny Bairstow is hitting back after heated debate over his best role in Ashes scrap The night before this Ashes series began, England cricket's players met with some of their counterparts from 2005. Each was presented with a lapel pin to put on a smart new blazer....
2019-08-20, 19:39

UPDATE 1-Amazon India plans to scrap single-use plastic, joins rival Flipkart Amazon.com Inc's India unit plans to replace single-use plastic in its packaging by June 2020, the company said on Wednesday, the latest move by an ecommerce giant to weed out plastic use from the country's cities and towns that frequently rank among the world's most polluted....
2019-09-04, 11:52

Fresh wave of protests as Hong Kong ignores deadline to scrap extradition bill Several hundred people rallied in Hong Kong on Friday after the expiry of a deadline protesters set for the government to completely scrap a controversial extradition bill, in the latest wave of protests in the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-06-21, 03:52

South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid dispute over history South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, drawing a swift protest from Tokyo and deepening a decades-old dispute over history that has hit trade and undercut security cooperation over North Korea....
2019-08-23, 05:39

China to scrap foreign investment quotas to attract more money into its stock, bond markets China's foreign exchange regulator said it had decided to scrap quota restrictions on two major inbound investment schemes, as a weakening yuan and rising outflows prompt Beijing to seek to attract more foreign capital....
2019-09-11, 06:26

Red Bull Salzburg vs Chelsea lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted starting XIs N'Golo Kante is slowly closing in on a return to action, but the French midfielder seems unlikely to feature when Chelsea travel to Austria to take on RB Salzburg this evening....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Liverpool vs Arsenal lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs, injury updates Liverpool and Arsenal meet at Anfield this weekend in what is likely to be a shootout between two of the best attacks in Europe, let alone the Premier League....
2019-08-21, 23:39

Tesla will be acquired within a year, says the NYU professor who predicted Amazon's takeover of Whole Foods (TSLA) Hubert Burda Media Tesla's market value has fallen by more than 30% in recent months. NYU professor Scott Galloway, known for his famous Amazon Whole Foods call, says it's likely to be cut in half from here. That discount could make Elon Musk's company a prime takeover target for a technology firm...
2019-05-29, 00:26

Heat stress spike predicted to cost global economy $2,400 billion a year An increase in heat stress at work linked to climate change is set to have a massive impact on global productivity and economic losses, notably in agriculture and construction, UN labour experts said on Monday....
2019-07-01, 18:52

Florida prepares for ‘absolute monster’ as Hurricane Dorian predicted to reach Category 4 The National Hurricane Center said the Category 2 storm is expected to strengthen into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 with winds of 130 mph (209 kph)....
2019-08-30, 18:52

Permafrost in Canadian Arctic thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, study finds "What we saw was amazing," Vladimir E. Romanovsky, a professor of geophysics at the university, told Reuters by telephone. "It’s an indication that the climate is now warmer than at any time in the last 5,000 or more years."...
2019-06-19, 02:52

Liverpool injury, suspension list: Team news and predicted line-up vs Norwich Jurgen Klopp will have an almost fully-fit squad to choose from when Liverpool kick off their Premier League campaign against Norwich City on Friday evening....
2019-08-08, 18:13

Model that predicted 2008 financial crisis suggests another recession is coming: expert Canadian economist Campbell Harvey is "very confident" that the inverted U.S. Treasury yield curve could be indicative of another recession on the horizon....
2019-07-05, 15:26

Heat stress spike predicted to cost global economy $2.4 trillion a year An increase in heat stress at work linked to climate change is set to have a massive impact on global productivity and economic losses, notably in agriculture and construction, UN labour experts said on Monday....
2019-08-03, 23:52

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that has triggered strong opposition might be delayed, if not watered down.        ...
2019-06-14, 17:26

Hong Kong ignores protest deadline to scrap extradition bill, sets stage for further protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ignored a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setting the stage for a new wave of demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-06-20, 11:39

Andy Robertson desperate for Liverpool to avoid another Champions League group stage scrap with Napoli Liverpool defender Andy Robertson is out to avoid another nail-biting climax to the Champions League group stages by picking up three important points at Napoli on Tuesday....
2019-09-16, 17:39

McDonald's and Burger King are facing calls to scrap plastic toys in kids' meal deals The plastic toys given away with children's fast food meals are under fire. McDonald's and Burger King are the target of a petition started by two school children who criticize the companies for giving away the toys, which get quickly thrown away....
2019-07-09, 18:39

Roger Federer wins Swiss scrap to book French Open semi-final against Nadal • Federer overcomes Stan Wawrinka in four sets• Rafael Nadal defeats Kei Nishikori in straight setsRoger Federer finally got himself into a dogfight at this French Open after a relatively quiet run to the quarter-finals, where he survived an all-Swiss scrap with his long-time friend and rival Stan W...
2019-06-04, 22:52

Norwich City vs Chelsea lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs and injury updates The pressure is already on Frank Lampard to find some tactical answers as the Chelsea coach seeks his first Premier League win of the season this weekend away to Norwich City....
2019-08-21, 23:39

Ted Cruz Predicted in 2016 That Donald Trump Would Nuke Denmark If the 'Twitterer in Chief' Became President President Donald Trump announced last night that he’s postponing a trip to Denmark next month because the Prime Minister of that country wasn’t interested in selling him Greenland. The president’s decision is bizarre, to say the least, but someone did warn us this might happen. Republican Senator Te...
2019-08-21, 15:52

Liverpool vs Arsenal lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs, latest injury updates Liverpool and Arsenal face off at Anfield this weekend in what is likely to be a shootout between two of the best attacks in Europe, let alone the Premier League....
2019-08-23, 01:39

Man Utd vs Crystal Palace lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs and latest injury updates Crystal Palace must find a way to keep Manchester United at bay on Saturday - but the pressure will also be on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Red Devils to make a statement at Old Trafford....
2019-08-21, 23:39

Terry Pratchett Predicted the Rise of Nazis Online During an Interview with Bill Gates in 1995 Most Americans weren’t online back in 1995, let alone getting most of their news from online sources. But the late fantasy author Terry Pratchett knew what was coming. And a newly unearthed GQ interview from 1995, with Bill Gates no less, reveals that Pratchett really could see the future.Read more....
2019-05-30, 19:13

Newcastle vs Arsenal lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted XIs for Premier League opener Newcastle midfielder Matt Ritchie will be available for Sunday's Premier League opener against Arsenal provided he does not suffer a reaction to his return to training after injury....
2019-08-11, 11:26

Liverpool vs Norwich lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted XIs for Premier League opener Jurgen Klopp will have an almost fully-fit squad to choose from when Liverpool kick off their Premier League campaign against Norwich City on Friday evening....
2019-08-09, 16:26

Arsenal vs Fiorentina lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted XIs for International Champions Cup 2019 Unai Emery has named two completely different starting lineups for the Arsenal's two opening pre-season games, and should ring the changes once again on Saturday against Fiorentina....
2019-07-20, 15:52

Liverpool vs Sporting Lisbon lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted XIs for pre-season friendly Yasser Larouci is set to miss the final friendly of Liverpool's tour of the United States as a result of the leg injury he sustained against Sevilla....
2019-07-24, 17:39

Tottenham vs Aston Villa lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted XIs for Premier League opener Christian Eriksen should start against Aston Villa as Tottenham begin the new season in front of their own fans for the first time in almost a decade....
2019-08-09, 21:13

Election model that predicted 2018 blue wave has Trump losing, liberal voters ‘terrified’ A university election model that predicted the blue wave in the House in 2018 almost to the seat is predicting a big loss by President Trump next year due to an explosion of bitter partisanship and Trump hate....
2019-07-01, 16:39

West Ham vs Norwich City lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs and latest injury updates West Ham are waiting to discover the extent of Michail Antonio's hamstring injury after the winger was forced off just seven minutes into Tuesday's Carabao Cup win over Newport....
2019-08-30, 20:00

Arsenal vs Real Madrid lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted XIs for International Champions Cup 2019 Arsenal face their toughest pre-season test yet as the Gunners take on Real Madrid in the International Champions Cup at midnight (UK time) on Wednesday morning....
2019-07-23, 16:00

Aston Villa vs West Ham lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs and latest injury updates West Ham playing tonight has given Manuel Lanzini an extra few days to recover after returning from Argentina duty - a welcome boost for the Hammers....
2019-09-16, 10:13

Andrew McCutchen Injures Knee In Stupid, Fluky, Unfair, Stupid Rundown If a player is going to be injured on the bases, you’d prefer it come from legging out a triple, or barreling into a catcher, or wrapping an arm around a middle infielder on a head-first slide into second base. A perfectly pointless and avoidable rundown between first and second is not at all an occ...
2019-06-04, 12:39

'Nothing more unfair': Ariana Grande cancels tour dates over allergic reaction to tomatoes Ariana Grande postponed several shows of her world tour after the pop star suffered an allergic reaction to tomatoes.        ...
2019-05-30, 09:26

Top union hit with 'unfair practices' claim by union for its office workers The union representing office workers for the Service Employees International Union filed an unfair practices complaint against the larger union Thursday with the National Labor Relations Board....
2019-05-31, 06:52

Champions League Final 2019 - LIVE! Tottenham vs Liverpool latest team news and predicted lineups in Madrid Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE build-up to the Champions League Final , with Tottenham vs Liverpool taking place in Madrid on Saturday night....
2019-05-31, 10:13

Daily on Healthcare, Presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: Conservative groups urge Congress to scrap surprise billing legislation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-08-30, 00:39

Pensioner calls BBC plans to scrap free TV licence 'another nail in the coffin' for working classes The BBC's plan to scrap free TV licences for the over 75s has sparked a huge backlash, with one pensioner calling it "another nail in the coffin" for the working classes....
2019-06-11, 01:13

'Unjust and unfair': China's Huawei calls on Trump to lift export restrictions Huawei said the Chinese tech giant called on President Donald Trump to remove the company from a security blacklist.       ...
2019-07-12, 17:52

Duchess Meghan's pal Jessica Mulroney speaks out on 'unfair criticism' of royals Duchess Meghan's friend Jessica Mulroney has spoken out in defense of her and Prince Harry against "racist bullies" and "unfair criticism."        ...
2019-08-22, 04:52

Rays outfielder Tommy Pham unhappy with All-Star voting: 'It's always unfair' The league instituted a new All-Star voting system this season, but Tampa Bay's Tommy Pham says small-market teams "won’t get credit."       ...
2019-06-13, 22:26

Near-record 'dead zone' predicted in the Gulf of Mexico this summer The Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' – a region of oxygen-depleted water that's harmful to sea life – will be the second-largest on record this summer.        ...
2019-06-10, 17:13

Man City vs Tottenham lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs and latest injury news Pep Guardiola and Mauricio Pochettino face a big test in just the second game of their Premier League seasons as Manchester City host Tottenham on Saturday....
2019-08-16, 14:00

Labour antisemitism row: 30 whisteblowers come forward Labour's Jewish affiliate has said that 30 whistleblowers have come forward to detail their experiences of the party's handling of antisemitism allegations....
2019-07-11, 16:52

Can Labour reunite to take on Boris Johnson? Heather Stewart on Labour’s attempts to reunite around its Brexit policy, plus Sonia Sodha on Boris Johnson’s first speech as prime ministerAs parliament goes into recess, Labour has the summer to reflect on the position it finds itself in: struggling in the polls, still divided on Brexit and facing...
2019-07-25, 10:39

Labour has 'failed' to address antisemitism, says top MP Labour has "failed" to address the issue of antisemitism and there should be more "tolerance" of differing views at the top of the party, a leading MP has said....
2019-07-08, 03:26

Labour would not block indyref2 - McDonnell Jeremy Corbyn's closest ally has raised the possibility of a Labour-SNP pact at Westminster by saying a future Labour government would not block a second Scottish independence referendum....
2019-08-07, 10:00

Labour 'only party letting the side down' The new Lib Dem leader asks Theresa May what advice she would give to women dealing with men "who think they can do a better job, but are not prepared to do the actual work"....
2019-07-24, 20:26

Tom Watson: My job is to hold the Labour Party together Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson tells Sophy and Matt about his 'craziest moment' at Glastonbury and how he's learned to love the Labour supporters who dislike him....
2019-06-12, 15:13

UK's Labour to do 'everything necessary' to stop no-deal Brexit Britain's main opposition Labour Party will do everything possible to stop a no-deal Brexit after parliament returns on Tuesday, its leader Jeremy Corbyn will say on Monday....
2019-09-02, 02:13

Boris Johnson Brexit news LIVE: PM tells EU to scrap 'anti-democratic' backstop and 'move quickly' on new plans Boris Johnson told EU leaders the so-called Irish backstop cannot form part of a Brexit withdrawal agreement, in a fresh appeal to Donald Tusk to scrap it....
2019-08-20, 12:39

Labour 'failing on digital rights', say campaigners The vast majority of complaints about political parties' use of data are directed at Labour, with campaigners saying the party is "failing on digital rights", Sky News can reveal....
2019-08-27, 12:52

Are your tinned tomatoes picked by slave labour? How the Italian mafia makes millions by exploiting migrants. By Tobias Jones and Ayo AwokoyaOn 6 August last year, 14 immigrant farmhands in Foggia, on the ankle of the Italian boot, were coming home from a 12-hour shift picking tomatoes in 40C heat. The minibus carrying them was registered in Bulga...
2019-06-20, 08:13

UK's Labour says no deal legislation will be tabled Tuesday Plans for legislation to stop a no-deal Brexit will be published on Tuesday, Britain's opposition Labour treasury spokesman John McDonnell said on Sunday....
2019-09-01, 11:13

Labour 'must move now' on switching Brexit position John McDonnell has told Sky News Labour Labour needs to "move now" on shifting its Brexit stance as union boss Len McCluskey insisted there was "no panic"....
2019-06-30, 14:52

Labour lifts suspension of MP embroiled in antisemitism row Labour has lifted the suspension of MP Chris Williamson, who claimed the party had been "too apologetic" about its handling of antisemitism allegations....
2019-06-28, 00:26

The Londoner: Labour's mixed feelings over win Labour MPs express fears that Peterborough result excuses anti-Semitism/ Ruth Wilson on "ferocious" Glenda Jackson/ Liam Gallagher throws some shade/ Will the Penny (Mordaunt) drop?...
2019-06-07, 15:26

Tom Watson on Brexit: ‘Me leave Labour? It’s leaving me’ Deputy leader calls for party to back a second referendum and remaining in the EU Labour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has said he believes his party would be “leaving me” if it cannot fully endorse a second referendum, hours after giving a speech in which he said it should be the party of remain.Wat...
2019-06-18, 04:00

Labour u-turn over decision to readmit antisemitism row MP Labour has been forced into an embarrassing U-turn over a decision to reinstate left-wing MP Chris Williamson, who had been suspended in an antisemitism row....
2019-06-29, 00:39

UK's Labour says it will not allow May's successor to pursue a no deal Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party is not prepared to let Prime Minister Theresa May's successor pursue a "disastrous" no-deal Brexit, the party's spokesman said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12, 15:13

Labour 'poised to support second Brexit referendum' Jeremy Corbyn is set to shift Labour's policy to support a second referendum, under pressure from pro-European colleagues, Sky sources have said. ...
2019-06-19, 17:26

Labour suspends NEC member over antisemitism claims Pete Willsman was recorded claiming that an Israeli agent had infiltrated the partyLabour has suspended a controversial member of its ruling national executive committee after he was recorded claiming that an Israeli agent had infiltrated the party.Pete Willsman, a left-leaning member of Labour’s go...
2019-05-31, 14:01

A vote of no confidence in UK PM Johnson? Labour says: it's an option Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Monday that a vote of no confidence in the government of Prime Minister Boris Johnson was a possibility and that it was talking to other parties in parliament on options....
2019-08-12, 11:00

Whistleblowers to take legal action against Labour Party Two former Labour officials who criticised the party's handling of cases of alleged antisemitism are planning to take legal action against the party....
2019-07-14, 08:01

Labour to end energy consumer 'rip-off' and renationalise network Jeremy Corbyn and Rebecca Long-Bailey will say heat and electricity are a human rightLabour will announce plans on Thursday to seize back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders in an effort to fight climate change and end fuel poverty.Jeremy Corbyn and the shadow business secr...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Factbox: What would a UK Labour Party government nationalize, and how? Britain's opposition Labour Party wants to nationalize energy and water infrastructure if it can oust Prime Minister Theresa May's ruling Conservatives from power, reversing decades of pro-privatization public policy....
2019-05-21, 16:26

'Labour must find backbone and back second referendum' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has said the party must fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance of winning the next general election....
2019-05-26, 09:01

Labour antisemitism whistleblower: 'In 30 years I’ll be very proud of myself' Louise Withers Green fears attracting abuse, but has hopes for the party’s redemptionIt was in February, while on holiday with her former Labour colleagues in Berlin, that Louise Withers Green decided she had to speak out about her role in investigating antisemitism in the party.The former disputes ...
2019-07-11, 15:26

How does Labour plan to pay for its energy nationalisation policy? Taking back control from private shareholders will cost a Labour government billionsThe Labour Party has announced plans to take back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders, as part of a sweeping nationalisation policy. We look at how a Labour government plans to pay for the m...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Corbyn decries BBC's 'inaccuracies' over Labour antisemitism Labour leader says Panorama adopted ‘predetermined’ critical positionJeremy Corbyn has said there were “many, many, inaccuracies” in the BBC Panorama documentary about antisemitism in the party, saying that the programme adopted a “predetermined position” before it was aired.The Labour leader made t...
2019-07-13, 16:26

Labour's McDonnell pledges to tackle 'scourge' of poverty John McDonnell is unveiling a socialist revolution aimed at reducing the "scourge" of poverty, which will be the centrepiece of Labour's manifesto in a general election....
2019-07-17, 07:26

UK PM is offering the 'poison of no deal' with election bid: Labour's Corbyn British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday of offering the "poison of a no deal" by calling on lawmakers to back holding an early election....
2019-09-04, 22:39

UK Brexit party scores big as Conservatives, Labour falter Britain’s governing Conservative Party is facing near-wipeout in an election to the European Parliament, as voters sick of the country’s Brexit deadlock flock to uncompromisingly pro-Brexit or pro-EU parties...
2019-05-27, 11:39

Corbyn in emergency meeting over Labour antisemitism crisis Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to hold an emergency meeting of his shadow cabinet and a showdown with his MPs as the antisemitism crisis engulfing Labour threatened to spiral out of control....
2019-07-15, 22:52

UK's Labour Party spars with BBC over charges of anti-Semitism British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn's office interfered in independent party discipline processes aimed at rooting out anti-Semitism, the BBC said on Wednesday, a claim that the Labour Party sharply rejected....
2019-07-11, 03:26

Watson: Labour's response to antisemitism documentary 'deplorable' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has hit out at the party's dismissal of claims of interference in cases of antisemitism, saying the response to the allegations was "deplorable"....
2019-07-11, 12:39

Jeremy Corbyn defends Labour's position on Brexit The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn has said: "There has to be an agreement with the European Union and there then has to be a public vote."...
2019-05-27, 21:01

High heels at work are necessary, says Japan's labour minister Ministry responds to #KuToo petition calling for end to women having to wear heels at workJapan’s health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is “necessary and appropriate” after a petition was filed against the practice.The remark cam...
2019-06-06, 04:01

UK PM's parliament plan is a threat to democracy: Labour's Corbyn Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to extend the period during which parliament does not normally sit shortly before Brexit is "an outrage and a threat to our democracy", the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party said on Wednesday....
2019-08-28, 13:39

UK Labour's must back second Brexit referendum after EU vote: McDonnell Britain's main opposition Labour Party must back a second referendum, Labour's finance chief John McDonnell said on Monday, after the party was rejected by voters angry over Brexit in European elections....
2019-05-27, 10:13

Labour victory in Peterborough rattles Tory nerves Brexit Party hits Tory vote Labour wins Peterborough by-election More MPs show support for Boris Johnson in Tory leadership contest Peterborough by-election winner hit by backlash over 'anti-Semitic' likes online...
2019-06-07, 15:26

Ex-Labour official to defend breaking gagging order Labour's ex-head of disputes will argue whistleblowing laws allow him to give testimony to journalists on the party's handling of antisemitism allegations, Sky News understands....
2019-07-08, 23:13

Labour will call for no-confidence motion in next Tory PM, McDonnell says Shadow chancellor says any incoming prime minister should go to the country and seek a mandateLabour will try to force a vote of no confidence in the next prime minister as soon as they take office, John McDonnell said, as Conservative candidates throw their hats into the ring to succeed Theresa May...
2019-05-25, 13:26

Get rid of PM's 'populist cabal', Labour's Corbyn backs new UK election Britain's Jeremy Corbyn said on Monday his opposition Labour Party wants a new election above all else to oust Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "phony, populist cabal", renewing his support for moves to stop a no-deal Brexit....
2019-09-02, 15:52

Jewish leaders accuse Labour of 'letting off' antisemites Party says it is taking ‘decisive action’ after leaked draft of disciplinary process sparks further angerLabour has been accused by the Board of Deputies of British Jews of “letting off” people accused of antisemitism without sanction, after a leaked draft of the party’s disciplinary process showed ...
2019-07-20, 04:39

"Labour Party Has Become Anti-Indian": British MP On Kashmir Amid a social media clash between British parliamentarians on India's decision to scrap the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, a Conservative lawmaker has stressed that the constitutional changes ......
2019-08-14, 10:26

Union chiefs agree Labour should back Remain Labour-affiliated trade unions have agreed the party should campaign for a second EU referendum and support Remain if the next Conservative prime minister negotiates a fresh Brexit deal....
2019-07-08, 23:13

Labour MP says party will not agree to an election before the Brexit deadline British Shadow Justice Minister Yasmin Qureshi claimed Prime Minister Boris Johnson was counting down the time so that he could take the U.K. out of the EU without a deal....
2019-09-04, 07:26

Britain’s Labour Party to do ‘everything necessary’ to stop no-deal Brexit LONDON – Britain’s main opposition Labour Party will do everything possible to stop a no-deal Brexit after parliament returns on Tuesday, its leader Jeremy Corbyn will say on Monday. Lawmakers opposed to the possibility of Britain leaving the European Union on Oct. 31 without an orderly transi...
2019-09-02, 01:26

UK Labour will move no-confidence vote when it has best chance of success Britain's main opposition Labour Party will put forward a motion of no-confidence in the country's next prime minister when it judges that the move has the best chance of success, a spokesman said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24, 15:13

Watson 'undermining' Labour on antisemitism to 'attack leadership' Labour's deputy leader has "undermined" efforts to handle antisemitism complaints in order to "attack the leadership", according to a member of the party's governing body....
2019-07-08, 23:13

UK’s Labour shifts policy, now backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain’s main opposition Labour Party says the country’s next leader should hold a referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc...
2019-07-09, 15:26

Labour peers attack Corbyn over antisemitism in paper ad Labour peers have taken out a newspaper advert accusing Jeremy Corbyn of "failing the test of leadership" by allowing antisemitism to "grow in our party"....
2019-07-17, 13:13

UK's Labour says government must talk to China over Hong Kong Britain's opposition Labour Party said the government should talk directly with China over Hong Kong and urged Chinese authorities to respect the 'one country, two systems' principle in the former British province....
2019-08-19, 10:00

UK PM candidate Johnson says he can deliver Brexit and defeat Labour Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Wednesday he could get Brexit done and win an election as he vowed to keep the opposition Labour party out of office....
2019-06-12, 13:39

UK parliament must reconvene immediately for Brexit: Labour's McDonnell Britain's parliament needs to be recalled from its summer break immediately to discuss Brexit, the opposition Labour Party's finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Monday....
2019-08-19, 10:00

Alastair Campbell expelled from Labour over EU election vote Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell has been expelled from the party after admitting to voting Liberal Democrat in last week's European Parliament elections....
2019-05-28, 19:26

Labour's Corbyn calls for investigation over report he is 'too frail' to be UK PM British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn called on the head of the civil service to investigate a Times newspaper report which cited unidentified senior officials as saying they were concerned he was too frail to be prime minister....
2019-07-02, 08:52

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
2019-05-28, 19:26

UK Labour lawmakers unlikely to back May's Brexit deal: McDonnell Lawmakers from Britain's opposition Labour Party are unlikely to be persuaded to back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal when she puts it to a vote in parliament next month, the party's finance chief John McDonnell said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21, 15:01

Corbyn pledges Labour transparency on UK carbon footprint Labour in power would change law to reveal imported emissions and ‘carbon leakage’The UK will stop hiding its “true impact” on the climate by revealing its consumption of carbon emissions from across the world, Jeremy Corbyn was due to pledge on Sunday.In an attempt to place his party at the forefro...
2019-07-14, 11:39

UK opposition Labour Party tells PM Johnson: 'Bring it on' The finance chief of Britain's main opposition Labour Party said they are still open to calling a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government and would welcome the chance of a general election....
2019-08-29, 14:00

Labour launches website to educate members about antisemitism Labour has launched a website featuring "education materials" on how members can confront racism, with antisemitism the first kind of discrimination highlighted....
2019-07-21, 16:26

Controversies make it seem that Labour is failing to listen to critics Tuesday saw the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) launch an investigation into Labour's handling of antisemitism allegations. Meanwhile, the party expelled Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair's former director of communications, after he admitted to voting Liberal Democrat in the recent EU elect...
2019-05-29, 12:13

Hancock attacks 'antisemitic' Labour at Tory hustings Health Secretary Matt Hancock has attacked Labour at a hustings event, where he apparently warned of the danger of an "antisemitic party" taking power....
2019-06-06, 04:52

Labour still doesn’t take the threat of Boris Johnson seriously | Zoe Williams Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership is more defined by its opposition to New Labour than to the ConservativesJeremy Corbyn’s support among Labour members has collapsed, according to polling for the Times: nearly two-fifths of them would like to see the leader step down before the next general election; 43% s...
2019-07-23, 10:52

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previous denial of climate science, after several other Conservative leadership hopefuls said they accepted the reality of the climate emergency.A dividing l...
2019-06-06, 01:39

Labour pivots to support second EU referendum after election slump Labour has performed a dramatic pivot to support an EU referendum "now" because it is "highly unlikely" the party can force another general election....
2019-05-27, 22:26

Labour would not block new Scottish independence referendum - McDonnell Jeremy Corbyn's closest ally has raised the possibility of a Labour-SNP pact at Westminster by saying a future Labour government would not block a second Scottish independence referendum....
2019-08-07, 04:39

From 44 to 4, Centre to Streamline Labour Laws To Bring In Business More than 40 labour laws will be shrunk to just four as the Centre plans to make it easier for companies to do business in India and recapture the momentum it lost in the recent months....
2019-06-11, 22:13

Labour antisemitism row: Formby hits back at Watson The general secretary of the Labour Party has accused the party's deputy leader Tom Watson, of "traducing her" while she is undergoing cancer treatment in a bitter row over antisemitism. ...
2019-07-12, 12:26

| Labour's Jeremy Corbyn backs second Brexit referendum Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour party, has said it is "right to demand" a second referendum on any deal about the country's departure from the European Union, or Brexit....
2019-06-20, 00:26

Labour antisemitism: 30 whistleblowers to give evidence to EHRC Jewish Labour Movement to submit detailed statements to equalities watchdogMore than 30 whistleblowers including current Labour members of staff will submit evidence to the equalities watchdog about antisemitism in the party, the Guardian understands.The revelation comes after eight former members o...
2019-07-11, 18:13

Inside the neo-Nazi plot to kill a Labour MP – podcast A plot to kill a Labour MP and a police officer was only disrupted after an informant within the neo-Nazi group National Action blew the whistle. Robbie Mullen passed the details on to Hope Not Hate’s Matthew Collins. Here, they tell their extraordinary story. Also today: the columnist Aditya Chakra...
2019-05-23, 07:00

Labour body to back Panorama anti-Semitism whistleblowers Whistleblowers who spoke to the BBC Panorama programme about anti-Semitism in the Labour Party will be given support by the body representing hundreds of MPs and peers....
2019-07-16, 14:52

UK Labour Party to discuss Brexit tactics with rival parties Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will meet with other British political leaders next week to discuss tactics to prevent a no-deal Brexit, Corbyn's second-in-command John McDonnell told the BBC on Monday....
2019-08-19, 10:00

Suspending parliament for no-deal Brexit would be scandalous: Labour's Benn Any suggestion of suspending parliament to try to force through a so-called no-deal Brexit would be "scandalous" and probably will never happen, Hilary Benn, an opposition Labour lawmaker and chair of the Brexit parliamentary committee, said on Sunday....
2019-06-16, 13:39

Rival Labour petition 'data-gathering ahead of election' Labour and a major Remain campaign have followed up a viral petition calling on the government not to suspend parliament by launching their own versions - a move described by experts as a "data-gathering exercise" ahead of a possible general election....
2019-08-29, 19:13

Labour and Tory MPs plot ‘radical’ law to thwart no-deal Brexit Those who feel any bid to topple Boris Johnson will fail are focusing on measures to stop the UK crashing outSenior Labour and Conservative MPs leading the battle to stop a no-deal Brexit are focusing on passing a “radical” new law to block it, after concluding that there is no imminent prospect of ...
2019-08-18, 00:39

UK Labour kicks out Blair spin doctor Alastair Campbell Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair's chief press secretary has been kicked out of the party for voting Liberal Democrat in the EU elections. Alastair Campbell has been pushing for a second referendum on Brexit....
2019-05-28, 19:26

UK Labour demands probe into Boris' top man over Deutsche Bank career Britain's opposition Labour party has challenged PM Boris Johnson's choice of finance minister. It has raised a raft of concerns about Sajid Javid's career with Deutsche Bank in the run-up to the global financial crisis....
2019-08-05, 22:39

Trump snubs UK Labour leader, calls him a "negative force" U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had decided not to meet opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on his trip to Britain, describing him as a "negative force"....
2019-06-04, 16:52

This government is neglecting cycling – Labour would change that | Andy McDonald MPs must stop prioritising cars over people if we are to stand a chance of meeting climate goalsThe UK is among the worst countries in Europe for cycling participation, and the government is predicted to achieve just a third of the 800m extra cycling trips by 2025 it had aimed for. What’s more, much...
2019-07-09, 12:00

UK's Jeremy Corbyn says Labour Party backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain's main opposition Labour Party said Tuesday that the country's soon-to-be chosen new leader should hold a second referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc....
2019-07-09, 17:26

Senior Labour figures call for Corbyn to apologise to whistleblowers Jeremy Corbyn is facing a revolt from senior Labour figures calling on him to apologise for the party's response to an investigation into its antisemitism problem....
2019-07-15, 20:26

Trump's labour secretary quits after Jeffrey Epstein case row US Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta has quit amid criticism of his handling of a plea deal with billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls....
2019-07-12, 20:00

More than 60 British lords criticize Labour's Corbyn over anti-Semitism More than 60 opposition Labour members of Britain's upper house of parliament signed a statement in a newspaper on Wednesday accusing leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing "the test of leadership" over anti-Semitism in the party....
2019-07-17, 11:01

Britain's Labour is engaging in consultation on Brexit stance: spokesman Britain's Labour Party is engaging in a consultation on its Brexit stance, a spokesman for leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Wednesday after reports the main opposition party would move to an unequivocal backing of a second referendum....
2019-06-19, 16:13

Labour must back Remain to survive, warns Tom Watson memo Deputy leader fears ‘catastrophic’ vote loss to Lib Dems and GreensLabour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has warned MPs and peers that an analysis of the party’s losses in recent local and European elections that was presented to the shadow cabinet last week dangerously underestimated the crisis it wi...
2019-06-23, 01:26

Automatically kick out antisemitic members, Starmer urges Labour Labour should change its rules to automatically throw out members involved in "clear" cases of antisemitism, a member of Jeremy Corbyn's top team has said....
2019-07-10, 14:26

Labour may stay neutral if referendum is between its Brexit deal or remain Corbyn says Labour will back remain against no-deal Brexit as he and McDonnell pledge to stop exit without agreementLatest Brexit developments – liveJeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell have left the door open to their party staying neutral in a second referendum if the choice were a Labour deal or rema...
2019-08-19, 17:52

Labour's high street plan to reverse 'retail apocalypse' Empty high street shops should be given to start-ups and community projects to help reverse the "economic decay" of Britain's town centres, Jeremy Corbyn has said....
2019-08-17, 05:26

Labour may stay neutral if second referendum is between its Brexit deal or remain Corbyn says Labour will back remain against no-deal Brexit as he and McDonnell pledge to stop exit without agreementLatest Brexit developments – liveJeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell have left the door open to their party staying neutral in a second referendum if the choice were a Labour deal or rema...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Labour acts on risk of 'dark money' from Farage-led lobbyists Creation of new World4Brexit group with US base prompts alert to elections watchdogLabour has written to the elections watchdog urging pre-emptive action to ensure a US-based pro-Brexit lobbying group, co-run by Nigel Farage, does not risk “dark money” from overseas subverting the UK electoral syste...
2019-07-31, 20:00

U.K. Labour Party to seek Brexit deadline extension in Parliament Current plans call for Britain to leave the EU on that date unless Britain formally asks for an extension and each of the bloc’s other 27 nations agree....
2019-09-01, 16:39

UK's Labour will not support Johnson's motion for early election: source Britain's opposition Labour Party will not support Prime Minister Boris Johnson's bid to call an early election in a vote in parliament on Monday, a source in the party said....
2019-09-06, 14:00

UK equalities body probes Labour Party over anti-Semitism LONDON (AP) — Britain’s human rights watchdog says it is investigating whether the country’s main opposition Labour Party is guilty of illegal anti-Semitism. The Equality and Human Rights Commission says it is examining whether the party “unlawfully discriminated against, harassed ...
2019-05-28, 16:39

Labour MP faces deselection as party members trigger contest A Labour backbencher says she is "disappointed" after a "small number" of party members triggered a contest which leaves her fighting for her political future....
2019-09-08, 05:39

Labour’s plans for cheap green energy are no more than electric dreams Proposals for renationalising gas and electricity are based on hopes of buying companies on the cheapLabour’s plans to renationalise water, energy and rail companies have widespread support and with good reason: these industries are failing to meet the legitimate expectations of the public.The quest...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Labour frontbencher denies second referendum is official Brexit policy A senior Labour frontbencher has denied the party's official stance on Brexit is to push for a second referendum despite a host of senior colleagues backing a new public vote....
2019-06-09, 16:39

EU elections: Tories and Labour suffer as Brexit Party triumphs The Conservatives and Labour have fallen victim to a Brexit backlash from voters in the European elections, with the Brexit Party coasting to victory....
2019-05-27, 09:13

Labour hits back at reports of frail Corbyn health MPs and activists rebut claims that party leader is not physically or mentally up to jobThe Labour party has hit back at a newspaper investigation that claims senior civil servants are worried Jeremy Corbyn is too frail to become prime minister and could resign as leader over health concerns.Anonymo...
2019-06-29, 13:39

Tories and Labour may move to Brexit extremes to stop the bleeding It is customary on nights like last night, where both Labour and the Tories have performed badly, for political journalists to trot out the trusty, if glib cliche, that voters were saying "a plague on both your houses"....
2019-05-27, 09:13

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in S.Korea as labour row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Monday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wartime labour roiled ties between the U.S. allies....
2019-07-05, 09:13

Labour exploring rapid no-confidence vote in PM in early September Shadow home secretary says MPs need to act quickly after recess to avert no-deal BrexitDiane Abbott has indicated Labour could be planning a rapid vote of no confidence against Boris Johnson once parliament returns in September, saying the party was in talks with other opposition groups on how best ...
2019-08-12, 11:26

UK opposition Labour's McDonnell says must work to block a 'no deal' Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party will seek to prevent Prime Minister Theresa May's successor taking the country out of the European Union without a deal, its finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Sunday....
2019-05-26, 12:52

Corbyn ally admits Brexit policy has 'damaged' Labour Labour's Brexit policy has "damaged" its electoral standing and the party should now discuss whether to revoke Article 50 if it wins the next election, according to an ally of Jeremy Corbyn on Labour's ruling body....
2019-07-07, 16:39

Labour split over 'futile' gagging orders amid new antisemitism row Labour's shadow cabinet is split over the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in relation to former staff, as the party braced itself for another row over its handling of antisemitism allegations....
2019-07-07, 16:39

UK's Labour must back new vote between 'leave' and 'remain' on Brexit: Starmer Britain's main opposition Labour Party must back a public vote between a credible "leave option and remain", its Brexit policy chief said on Monday, pressing the party's leadership to embrace a new referendum whole-heartedly....
2019-05-27, 13:39

UK's Labour discusses timing of no confidence vote with Conservative lawmakers Britain's Labour Party will call a no confidence vote in the government when it believes members of the ruling Conservatives will support it, a party spokesman said....
2019-07-07, 15:52

Corbyn pledges Labour will back referendum on any Brexit deal Leader says his party would ‘do whatever is necessary to stop a disastrous no-deal outcome’Jeremy Corbyn has pledged that Labour will back a second referendum on any Brexit deal put to parliament, but warned of a “deliberately inflamed divide” as he sought to calm tempers among senior party figures....
2019-05-30, 00:26

UK Labour expels ex-Blair spin doctor Alastair Campbell LONDON (AP) — One of the best-known figures in Britain’s Labour Party for the last 20 years, Alastair Campbell, says he has been expelled for backing another party in last week’s European Parliament election. Campbell became a famous figure as the pugnacious spin doctor to then-Prime Min...
2019-05-28, 16:39

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded....
2019-05-29, 12:13

Jeremy Corbyn lambasted by Labour MPs in ‘worst meeting as leader’ MPs criticise Labour’s handling of Brexit and complaints of harassment and antisemitism Labour MPs tore into Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit strategy at a party meeting on Monday night, with several MPs loyal to the leadership saying they felt ashamed to vote for the party at the European elections and urgin...
2019-06-11, 00:00

Never again can Labour find itself on the wrong side of a historic choice | Tom Watson Appealing to Leavers and Remainers has failed : we must prevent a hard BrexitVoting in the European elections is over, with the results about to come in. The Tory leadership race, which will be won by a hardline Brexiter, has just begun. Everyone who cares about the Labour party and the country is b...
2019-05-25, 23:26

UK government will oppose Labour bid to seize parliamentary time: PM May's spokesman The British government will instruct its lawmakers to vote against an attempt on Wednesday by the opposition Labour Party to seize control of parliamentary time to try and stop a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said....
2019-06-12, 15:13

UK's Labour aim to seize parliamentary time to try to stop no-deal Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday it would try to take control of the parliamentary agenda on June 25 to give lawmakers the chance to introduce legislation aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit....
2019-06-11, 19:13

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for days at the hands of Beijing police....
2019-05-26, 09:26

British Labour leader Corbyn set to back second Brexit referendum: report Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to back a second referendum on Brexit and it could be within days, the Mirror newspaper reported late on Tuesday, citing senior figures of the party....
2019-05-29, 03:00

John McDonnell urges Brexit referendum pledge in Labour manifesto John McDonnell and two senior shadow cabinet ministers will tonight pressure Jeremy Corbyn to shift to an explicit pledge for a second referendum in Labour's next election manifesto....
2019-07-15, 18:00

UK's Labour calls for grouse shooting review as 'Glorious Twelfth' begins Britain's opposition Labour Party called on Monday for a review into driven grouse shooting, saying the sport's impact on the environment needed to be assessed....
2019-08-12, 15:13

TVS Motor Company To Offer 100% Discount On Labour For Flood-Affected Vehicles TVS Motor Company has initiated tie-up with multiple insurance companies to accelerate the claim process and will ensure availability of required parts in the region....
2019-08-23, 16:00

UK equality watchdog opens antisemitism probe into opposition Labour party Britain's equality watchdog said on Tuesday it was launching a formal investigation to determine whether Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has discriminated against, harassed or victimized people because they are Jewish....
2019-05-28, 14:26

How Anti-Semitism in Britain’s Labour party made me feel Jewish again Two weeks ago I went to my local synagogue for the first time in 33 years. This was surprising, chiefly because I haven’t set foot in a shul in all this time apart from a couple of weddings and the odd bar mitzvah. In 2001, I had even gone as far as marrying a non-Jew.......
2019-07-06, 22:13

Britain's Theresa May begs Labour to support her 'last chance' Brexit compromise British Prime Minister Theresa May has asked Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to support her Brexit deal after offering sweeteners including the chance to vote on whether to hold a second referendum....
2019-05-22, 08:39

Labour of luxury: the migrant workers who build high-end Shanghai – in pictures Photographer Jonathan Browning pictures Chinese migrant workers in front of advertising billboards for the projects they are helping to construct – office complexes and luxury apartments for the wealthy of Shanghai Continue reading......
2019-06-18, 13:00

Labour MP Stella Creasy bombarded with teddies and notes in 10 years of harassment Labour MP Stella Creasy was pursued for 10 years and showered with bizarre gifts including soft toys and a tobacco pipe by a man who wanted her to be his wife, a court heard....
2019-06-19, 15:52

Britain's Labour Party Leader Warms to Referendum on Brexit Deal Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, said Wednesday that any Brexit deal should be put to a referendum, the strongest signal yet that a major British political party is willing to officially back a vote that could cancel the U.K.’s exit from the European Union....
2019-05-30, 01:39

UK opposition Labour Party will seek emergency debate on Brexit next week Britain's opposition Labour Party will seek an emergency debate on Brexit next week, the party's trade spokesman Barry Gardiner said on Thursday, outlining plans which could give them an opening to pass legislation to block a no-deal Brexit....
2019-08-29, 11:39

Deputy leader of UK's Labour to demand Brexit referendum before election: report Tom Watson, UK Labour's deputy leader, will call for the opposition party to demand a second Brexit referendum that should be held before a general election, the Independent newspaper reported http://bit.ly/2HZNlKu on Tuesday, citing content from a speech to be given by Watson on Wednesday....
2019-09-11, 02:26

Labour MP Jess Phillips: "I'm Just Trying To Constantly Remind People, 'Don't Forget Women'" In the August 2019 issue of Vogue, features director Giles Hattersley meets Jess Phillips, Labour MP for Birmingham Yardley – and Britain's brightest new political star...
2019-07-04, 12:39

Failure to leave the EU will put UK democratic system 'under real attack,' says pro-Brexit Labour MP Kate Hoey, a pro-Brexit member of parliament from the Labour Party, said Britain's democratic system would be under attack if the U.K. failed to leave the EU....
2019-09-05, 10:26

UK PM candidate Stewart says will not vote for Labour move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday he would not vote for a move by opposition Labour lawmakers that would try to prevent a no-deal Brexit by taking control of the parliamentary agenda....
2019-06-11, 22:13

Motherless Brooklyn review – Edward Norton's weighty labour of love The actor returns to the director’s chair for a respectable if heavy-going adaptation of Jonathan Lethem’s best-selling crime thrillerThis film is a labour of love from its writer-producer-director-star Edward Norton, as loving as it is laborious, maybe. Motherless Brooklyn is an adaptation of Jonat...
2019-09-13, 08:00

Britain's Labour tells PM May: Don't bother putting your Brexit deal to a vote British Prime Minister Theresa May should not put her Brexit deal to a fourth vote in parliament after her new offering to lawmakers met with renewed criticism, the opposition Labour Party said....
2019-05-22, 09:00

Alastair Campbell's expulsion from Labour will be reviewed, Shami Chakrabarti says Labour will review its decision to expel Alastair Campbell from the party after he voted for the Liberal Democrats in the European elections, the shadow attorney general has said....
2019-05-30, 14:13

Never mind ‘tax raids’, Labour – just abolish private education | Owen Jones As drivers of inequality, private schools are at the heart of Britain’s problems. Labour must be bold and radical on thisThe British class system is an organised racket. It concentrates wealth and power in the hands of the few, while 14 million Britons languish in poverty.If you are dim but have ric...
2019-09-13, 19:13

Labour bloc plans 'radical' move to push through Brexit deal Call for ‘dramatic intervention’ to thwart no-deal Brexit by passing withdrawal agreementLabour MPs opposed to a second referendum are considering a “radical and dramatic intervention” to make clear to Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson they are prepared to vote for a Brexit deal, with one estimating t...
2019-08-14, 23:26

Tory rebels line up with Labour to say: We'll unite to block no deal Senior Tories today hit out at leadership contenders threatening to suspend Parliament to ram through a no-deal Brexit as MPs prepared for a crunch vote to block such an "anti-democratic" move....
2019-06-12, 20:39

More funding needed to tackle child labour in agriculture says UN, marking World Day The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why on Wednesday’s World Day Against Child Labour, the UN agency for the sector is urging countries to allocate more funding to address a global surge in subsistence farming at every level. ...
2019-06-13, 00:52

My colleagues needed a scalp... and there I was, says sacked Labour peer Baroness Hayter A senior Labour peer sacked by Jeremy Corbyn today blasted him for "wanting a scalp" after he was criticised by peers over his handling of the party's anti-Semitism crisis....
2019-07-18, 12:13

Tom Watson: Labour must find some backbone and back second Brexit referendum... fast Labour's deputy leader has said the party must "find some backbone" and fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance of winning the next general election....
2019-05-26, 11:13

UK Labour's trade union backers support second referendum on Brexit deal British trade union leaders linked to the opposition Labour Party have agreed to back a second referendum on any Brexit deal reached by the next Conservative prime minister or a no-deal exit, according to a copy of the agreement seen by Reuters....
2019-07-09, 00:26

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will be forced to take radical steps to tackle the climate crisis under new regulations being proposed by the Labour party, addressing energy use, greenhou...
2019-05-31, 14:00

UK Labour peers could hold no-confidence vote in leader Corbyn: source Opposition Labour Party members in Britain's upper house of parliament will consider holding a symbolic vote of no confidence in leader Jeremy Corbyn, a party source with knowledge of the move said on Thursday....
2019-07-18, 14:13

UK's opposition Labour Party open to a Scottish independence referendum: McDonnell Britain's opposition Labour Party should allow Scotland to hold another independence referendum if the Scottish parliament votes for one, the second most powerful man in the party said....
2019-08-07, 11:13

Labour must back second Brexit vote or lose next election, Tom Watson warns Deputy leader says far more Remain supporters than Leavers have abandoned the partyLabour’s deputy leader Tom Watson today warns that his party will lose the next general election and any chance to form a radical, reforming government unless it quickly rewrites its Brexit policy and commits wholehea...
2019-05-25, 23:26

'Purged' North Korea Official, Thought To Be In Labour Camp, Re-Appears A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts performance with the country's top brass, official......
2019-06-03, 04:39

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger who had been topping the polls....
2019-05-24, 01:26

UK Labour's McDonnell privately says party should campaign to prevent Brexit: report The finance chief of Britain's main opposition Labour Party has said privately that the party should campaign to prevent Brexit, the Sunday Times newspaper reported....
2019-08-25, 09:26

UK report cites Labour row as contributing to rise in anti-Semitic incidents The number of anti-Semitic incidents in Britain rose in the first half of the year, according to a charity on Thursday that cited alleged anti-Semitism in the opposition Labour party as a contributing factor....
2019-08-01, 01:39

Labour attacks 'appalling waste' as Johnson adds £2.1bn to no-deal fund Spending for Brexit preparations increased to stockpile medicines and recruit border officialsThe huge cost of a no-deal Brexit was laid bare on Wednesday as the government announced plans to set aside an extra £2.1bn for preparations including stockpiling of medicines, an extra 500 border officials...
2019-08-01, 05:52

We must have a green industrial revolution. And Labour will lead it | Rebecca Long-Bailey We must draw on our history to find a way through the environmental crisis that faces usWhere I grew up, visits to Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum were a staple rainy-day activity. I remember the clanking of the huge, iron waterwheel and being amazed by its power. It was the plentiful rain,...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Labour leader to meet Britain's top civil servant over newspaper report Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will meet Britain's top civil servant on Wednesday to demand an independent investigation into a report citing unidentified senior officials as expressing concerns over his health, his spokesman said....
2019-07-03, 23:01

Senior North Korean official reappears after 'forced labour' report Photo shows Kim Yong-chol attended an art performance with Kim Jong-un on SundayA senior North Korean official who was reportedly sent to a labour camp has attended a concert alongside the country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, state media have said.There had been speculation about the fate of Kim Yong-chol...
2019-06-03, 11:26

Apple, Foxconn Broke a Chinese Labour Law to Build Latest iPhones Apple and manufacturing partner Foxconn violated a Chinese labour rule by using too many temporary staff in the world's largest iPhone factory, the companies confirmed following a report that also......
2019-09-09, 09:39

UK business group condemns Labour nationalization plans, Brexit delay Plans by Britain's opposition Labour Party to nationalize utilities including the country's electricity grid will damage investment as well as hurting many small shareholders, one of the country's main business groups warned on Tuesday....
2019-05-21, 21:52

US restores some aid but vows no more without migrant action WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is easing previously announced cuts in hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. But it says it won’t provide new assistance until they reduce the number of migrants coming to U.S. b...
2019-06-17, 22:26

We will leave EU by Oct. 31, Johnson vows in pitch to be UK PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, promised he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying that only by preparing to leave without an agreement could a no-deal Brexit be prevented....
2019-06-14, 18:13

China vows countermeasures after new U.S. tariffs The government in Beijing said Thursday it will retaliate for a new round of U.S. tariffs for Chinese exports to the United States, even though President Donald Trump withdrew some and delayed others....
2019-08-16, 12:52

United CEO vows to be aboard 737 Max when its cleared to fly CHICAGO (AP) — CEO Oscar Munoz says he will be aboard United Airlines’ first flight of a Boeing 737 Max once regulators agree to let the aircraft fly again. Munoz made the promise after Chicago-based United’s annual meeting with shareholders Wednesday. In crashes in Indonesia in October ...
2019-05-23, 02:52

UK Labour peers pause plan for no confidence vote in leader Corbyn: source The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, will not immediately face a symbolic no confidence vote from members of his own party in the upper chamber of parliament, a source with knowledge of a meeting on the matter said on Monday....
2019-07-22, 17:52

WRAPUP 1-Japan summons S.Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labour Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labour that threatens global supply of microchips and smartphone displays....
2019-07-19, 05:00

UK PM candidate Gove: rushed no-deal Brexit would give Labour's Corbyn power Michael Gove, one of the leading contenders to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would delay Brexit rather than rushing into a no-deal exit that could trigger an election that would propel Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to power....
2019-06-06, 10:26

No deal would be disastrous. Labour must lead a national campaign to stop it | Owen Jones After alienating supporters with its Brexit stance, it can regain the initiative by blocking Boris Johnson’s dangerous fantasyOff a cliff they march: bowler hat-wearing, besuited Englishmen, left leg raised theatrically – à la Ministry of Silly Walks – over the precipice before they topple into the ...
2019-07-19, 14:39

Momentum boss wants to succeed Labour MP who quit party in anti-Semitism protest A leader of the Left-wing group Momentum today announced she wants to be a London MP and replace Enfield North's current member, who quit the Labour party over alleged anti-Semitism....
2019-09-11, 17:26

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent work, that can also protect populations from its harmful effects, the United Nations labour agency said on Wednesday. ...
2019-05-21, 15:01

The future of work ‘with social justice for all’ tops agenda of centenary UN Labour conference The Centenary International Labour Conference got underway on Monday at the UN in Geneva, with ILO chief Guy Ryder, calling on hundreds of delegates from around the world to help “construct a future of work, with social justice for all”....
2019-06-10, 21:00

UPDATE 2-Japan may take S.Korea wartime labour dispute to International Court of Justice-NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation for wartime forced labourers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration passes on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK reported....
2019-07-18, 05:26

Labour antisemitism: Corbyn aide wanted to influence party’s panel Jeremy Corbyn's top aide instructed party officials to compile a dossier setting out how Labour's highest disciplinary body could be challenged, leaked emails have revealed....
2019-07-19, 18:52

UK PM candidate Johnson: Labour Party leader Corbyn guilty of anti-Semitism The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, said on Monday that the leader of the main opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, was guilty of anti-Semitism....
2019-07-15, 22:52

Labour Party row over all-women MP shortlists as ruling body accused of imposing them on constituencies A row about all-women shortlists has broken out among Labour members after its ruling body was accused of imposing them in constituencies where they are not wanted....
2019-08-21, 15:52

Brexit LIVE: Labour demands Parliament recall after no-deal papers released Labour has warned it is "more important than ever" to recall Parliament after Boris Johnson was forced to reveal that a no-deal Brexit could trigger medical shortages, food price rises and cross-channel trade delays....
2019-09-12, 11:00

U.S. teacher mistakes labour pains for false contractions, gives birth on school sidewalk There was reportedly no time to transfer the teacher to hospital, despite paramedics showing up at the last minute, and she gave birth to her daughter on the sidewalk outside....
2019-09-11, 16:39

Labour's Corbyn would need to head any UK caretaker government: party's finance policy chief Any British caretaker government would have to be headed by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, the opposition party's finance policy chief John McDonnell said on Sunday....
2019-09-08, 12:52

Labour peer Lord Brookman claimed £50,000 in expenses despite not speaking in Lords for year A Labour peer claimed nearly £50,000 in allowances over the space of a year despite not making any written or spoken statements in the House of Lords....
2019-05-31, 10:00

British Labour Party readmits lawmaker suspended over anti-Semitism comments Britain's Labour opposition risked further souring its relationship with the Jewish community after readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended for suggesting the party had been "too apologetic" about anti-Semitism....
2019-06-27, 18:39

UK Labour politicians slam party for re-admitting lawmaker in anti-Semitism dispute Senior politicians in Britain's Labour opposition expressed fury with their party on Thursday for readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended over comments he had made about anti-Semitism and demanded that leader Jeremy Corbyn intervene....
2019-06-27, 18:39

Labour’s best tactic to beat Boris Johnson? A popular front | Paul Mason Corbyn’s uncertainty over Brexit is costing the party dear – a progressive pact with the Greens and Lib Dems is its only optionBritain’s current political dynamics have been made crystal clear by the Brecon and Radnorshire byelection result. The Liberal Democrats won because Plaid Cymru and the Gree...
2019-08-02, 19:52

Up to 30 Labour MPs prepared to vote for Brexit deal if PM secures fresh concessions: Telegraph Labour members of parliament are prepared to vote for a Brexit deal if British Prime Minister Boris Johnson secures fresh concessions from the European Union, the Telegraph reported on Monday....
2019-08-06, 05:13

Mary Honeyball quits Labour party in protest over Europe and anti-Semitism Jeremy Corbyn suffered a new blow today as one of London's longest serving MEPs quit the Labour Party in protest at the party's shift to the left under his leadership....
2019-05-24, 13:26

Labour party wins Dutch vote in European election: exit poll The Netherlands' Labour party won most Dutch votes for the European Parliament on Thursday, according to an exit poll, a surprise result that gives a boost to European Commissioner Frans Timmermans, Labour's lead candidate....
2019-05-23, 21:52

Stewart: Dozen Tory MPs could back Labour move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart has told Sky News around a dozen Conservative MPs could rebel against the government next month as part of opposition moves to stop a no-deal Brexit on 31 October....
2019-09-01, 00:00

Claresholm welcomes foreign workers in new pilot project to address labour shortages A new pilot project from the federal government will see Claresholm welcome more foreign workers next year, helping address long-term labour shortages in the town....
2019-06-22, 06:39

Labour spitting feathers as Tories call Corbyn a chicken in 'silly' stunt The Conservatives have been accused of "silly playground behaviour" by their own party after launching a campaign depicting the Labour leader as a chicken....
2019-09-07, 18:39

Labour members pile on pressure to kick out MP Chris Williamson in anti-Semitism row Grassroots Labour activists and MPs are piling pressure on Labour's most senior figures to push for suspended MP Chris Williamson to be expelled from the party....
2019-07-05, 13:39

Alastair Campbell booted out of Labour Party after voting for Lib Dems in European elections Tony Blair's former spin doctor Alastair Campbell has been expelled from the Labour Party after voting for the Liberal Democrats at the European elections....
2019-05-29, 00:52

Support for Jeremy Corbyn's Labour plummets to lowest level in polling history Support for the Labour Party has dropped to just 18%, pushing the party into fourth in an opinion poll for the first time. The result matches lowest score for the party since polling began in the 1940s. Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit strategy and his leadership more broadly remains under intense scrutiny. L...
2019-07-04, 11:52

With potential to boost profits by up to 20 per cent, a woman’s place is at work, says UN labour agency Businesses perform better – sometimes by as much as 20 per cent – when they employ more women in top positions, UN labour experts said on Wednesday, warning nonetheless that most still pay lip-service to the idea of gender equality in the boardroom. ...
2019-05-22, 16:39

Labour won't win, says Tony Blair as he urges Jeremy Corbyn to avoid an election Tony Blair warned today that Jeremy Corbyn and his "small group of acolytes from the far-Left" would fail to win a general election and it is in the Labour Party's interest to wait until Brexit is sorted....
2019-09-02, 15:52

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its demands are met. Though talks continue, a breakthrough is unlikely....
2019-06-02, 07:00

De Blasio vows to reject money from lobbyists — seriously He rose to power off the generosity of high-priced lobbyists seeking access to City Hall, yet Mayor Bill de Blasio now says his pipe-dream presidential campaign won’t be accepting donations from lobbyists with business before the city and federal government. But critics said de Blasio’s pledge is la...
2019-05-29, 02:26

Boris Johnson Vows To "Get Brexit Done" on October 31 Boris Johnson vowed on Tuesday to "get Brexit done" by the twice-delayed October 31 deadline, after defeating Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to become next British premier....
2019-07-23, 14:26

Britain's new leader Johnson vows to get Brexit done Boris Johnson, the Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by the end of October, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday....
2019-07-23, 15:13

Johnson Vows Oct. 31 Brexit as Second Election Bid Fails British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stuck to his pledge that the U.K. would leave the EU on Oct. 31—even as a law came into force preventing the country from leaving on that date without an agreement and Parliament again rejected his bid to call an election before then....
2019-09-10, 10:00

El Salvador's new president vows reparations for massacre El Salvador's recently inaugurated president on Tuesday promised to comply with reparations ordered by an international court for relatives of the victims of the El Mozote massacre, one of the bloodiest chapters of the country's 1980-1992 civil war....
2019-06-19, 06:13

UK: Boris Johnson vows to 'come down hard on crime' To crack down on violent crime, new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to introduce a series of tougher policing measures, more draconian sentencing practices, and new prisons....
2019-08-11, 10:39

Netanyahu vows to win Israeli snap election Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that his conservative Likud party would win a snap Israeli election called after he missed a deadline to form a coalition government....
2019-05-30, 02:52

Kashmir: Pakistan's Khan vows to 'fight until the end' During a visit to Kashmir, Prime Minister Imran Khan accused India's military of "planning" action in regions controlled by Pakistan. Khan said Pakistan was "fully prepared to respond."...
2019-08-14, 23:26

Semenya vows no world championships if she can't run 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya said on Sunday she would not defend her world title in Doha next September if she could not run in the 800 meters because of new testosterone regulations imposed by the sport's governing body....
2019-07-01, 13:00

Semenya vows no world championships if she can't run 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya said on Sunday she would not defend her world title in Doha next September if she could not run in the 800 meters because of new testosterone regulations imposed by the sport's governing body....
2019-07-01, 06:39

Lagarde Vows to Put Climate Change on the E.C.B.’s Agenda Lagarde calls climate change a “pressing global” challenge and promises the European Central Bank will focus on the risk when she arrives in November....
2019-09-04, 22:39

‘This place has enough creepy old men’: GOP vows to crush Roy Moore Republicans are promising to do everything they can to obliterate Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate primary.A push is underway to get President Donald Trump involved in derailing Moore. Republicans are actively moving to recruit Jeff Sessions to run for his old seat. And GOP leaders are warning the pa...
2019-06-21, 05:00

China vows to retaliate if U.S. imposes new tariffs The Chinese government said Friday it will retaliate if U.S. President Donald Trump follows through with new tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese exports....
2019-08-02, 21:01

El Salvador’s new president vows reparations for massacre SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s newly inaugurated president has promised to comply with reparations ordered by an international court for relatives of the victims of the El Mozote massacre, one of the bloodiest chapters of the country’s 1980-1992 civil war. Some 978 reside...
2019-06-19, 06:00

| Thurman vows to 'crucify and retire' Pacquiao Keith Thurman vowed to retire Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao as the two fighters traded verbal jabs ahead of the WBA battle for welterweight supremacy....
2019-05-23, 09:26

Huawei's US ban may cost $30 billion, but it vows to rebound If you were wondering what the short-term cost of America's war with Huawei was, then your estimates can begin at the $30 billion mark. That's the figure Huawei chief Ren Zhengfei mentioned earlier today when discussing the hit his company will take......
2019-06-17, 13:26

Europe Vows to Spend More on Defense, but U.S. Still Isn’t Happy Washington says it supports allies’ efforts to increase military funding and capacity, but has complained that the plans cut out American contractors....
2019-06-06, 14:00

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder caused ovarian cancer and mesothelioma....
2019-07-16, 17:39

Thai junta chief vows to 'do his best' as civilian PM Thailand's junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha called on Thursday for national unity and thanked members of parliament after they voted him in as a civilian prime minister, five years after he seized power in a military coup....
2019-06-06, 10:26

| Trump vows to hit Taliban 'harder' than ever as US marks 9/11 President Donald Trump has pledged to hit the Taliban "harder" than ever as America marked the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that led the country into war in Afghanistan....
2019-09-12, 15:00

#expelmetoo: Jeremy Corbyn and deputy at war over European elections purge of Labour party members Jeremy Corbyn was hit by a revolt led by his deputy today over the expulsion of Labour members who voted for rival parties in the European elections....
2019-05-29, 14:13

Labour's Corbyn backs taking Brexit back to the people, in election or public vote Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Monday Brexit could only be resolved by taking the issue back to the people, either at a new national election or a public vote....
2019-05-27, 13:39

The prospect of Boris Johnson as prime minister has reignited Labour’s civil war | Gaby Hinsliff Critics of the party leadership are right to think it must clean up its act if a general election is comingWhy now? That’s the obvious question arising from yet another bruising encounter between Jeremy Corbyn and his frustrated MPs, widely described as the worst meeting since the last one.The charg...
2019-06-11, 21:39

Expel Labour Party members automatically for clear anti-Semitism, says Sir Keir Starmer Labour members guilty of "clear cases" of anti-Semitic behaviour should automatically be thrown out of the party, a shadow cabinet minister urged today....
2019-07-10, 13:00

British PM Johnson's party takes 14 percent point lead over Labour: Kantar poll British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has opened up a 14 percentage point lead over the opposition Labour Party as Johnson's tougher stance on Brexit wins back supporters, according to a poll published on Wednesday....
2019-08-21, 14:13

U.K. Labour Party Members Take Out Newspaper Advert Accusing Leader of ‘Allowing Antisemitism to Grow’ More than 60 members of the UK Labour party have taken out a newspaper advert accusing their leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing to tackle anti-Semitism. The full page advert, published in the Guardian newspaper on Wednesday, was signed by 67 members of the House of Lords. Addressing Corbyn directly, th...
2019-07-17, 18:13

Brexit news latest: Keir Starmer says Labour will not vote for general election today Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer said Labour is "not going to dance to Boris Johnson's tune" as the party vowed against voting for a general election today....
2019-09-04, 19:00

Brexit news latest: Labour-affiliated unions agree party should back second vote Labour-affiliated union chiefs have agreed the party should support a second referendum on any Brexit deal as pressure mounts on Jeremy Corbyn to change tack....
2019-07-09, 11:26

In upset, Dutch Labour party wins European Parliament vote-exit poll The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in Dutch voting for the European Parliament, easily beating an upstart right wing populist party, an exit poll showed....
2019-05-23, 22:39

John McDonnell says he cried with joy when Jeremy Corbyn reached Labour leadership shortlist in 2015 Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has admitted that he cries "all the time" and burst into tears when Jeremy Corbyn reached the Labour leadership shortlist in 2015....
2019-06-01, 16:26

The iPad Pro might be the ARM-based Mac that we’re waiting for There’s been plenty of speculation over the past few months on Apple porting MacOS to the ARM platform. Apple’s SoC team has been on fire, producing industry-leading processors for the iPhone and iPad that can match, or even beat Intel’s offerings in certain tasks.  But wit...
2019-06-09, 12:26

Everything you need to know about plant based diets A plant based diet is one that focuses on healthful wholefoods and excludes or limits meat and dairy products. Learn more about the benefits and how to follow a plant based diet here....
2019-08-30, 03:26

Three CEO: Our 5G claims are based on facts Earlier this week, Three became the third UK operator to launch 5G in the UK, switching on its network in parts of central London.Unlike EE and Vodafone, Three is only offering Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) broadband for now, but it has a long-term vision of offering the country’s fastest 5G se...
2019-08-22, 14:52

“So ugly he’s cute” – Maine pup vows for “ugliest dog” crown (WCSH/NBC News) Tostito may be the ugliest dog you’ve ever seen. His owner is certainly hoping so. Molly Horgan is set to travel from her Falmouth, Maine home to California later this month to enter Tostito in the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest. It’s an award that might be insulting t...
2019-06-17, 21:52

Elliott vows to avoid trouble after meeting with Goodell Ezekiel Elliott is vowing to avoid incidents similar to a recent one in Las Vegas that forced the star running back of the Dallas Cowboys to meet with Commissioner Roger Goodell       ...
2019-07-03, 04:26

Trump vows biggest ever fireworks, tanks on July 4 Donald Trump is promising tanks, along with an incredible flyovers and the "biggest ever Fireworks," for this year's Fourth of July celebrations. But the DC's says "Tanks, but no tanks" complaining that Trump is politicizing the celebration. (July 2)        ...
2019-07-03, 15:52

El Salvador's police vows to step up fight against gangs El Salvador's police force vowed on Wednesday that it would do more to fight organized crime in the violent Central American country, which tens of thousands have fled, amid increased pressure from the United States to stop migration north....
2019-06-13, 03:26

Eoin Morgan vows England will keep up their aggressive approach • Win over New Zealand seals first World Cup semi-final since 1992• ‘It’s awesome. We must stick to our mantra and not be cagey’Eoin Morgan promised England will stick to their typically aggressive approach after the “awesome” feeling of booking a first World Cup semi-final since 1992.A 119-run vict...
2019-07-04, 00:00

Daimler vows to cut costs after one-offs bring loss Luxury carmaker Daimler said it would intensify cost cuts after legal risks for diesel-related issues and the cost of replacing Takata airbags triggered a 1.56 billion euros ($1.74 billion) loss before interest and taxes in the second quarter....
2019-07-24, 13:13

| Messi vows to play on after latest Argentina heartache Lionel Messi vowed to extend his international career after yet another bid to win a major title with Argentina ended in failure at the Copa America on Tuesday....
2019-07-03, 10:26

The Latest: Greece vows to speed up migrant deportations Officials from Greece’s new conservative government have vowed to speed up the asylum process for migrants and refugees and restart deportations to neighboring Turkey despite renewed tension between the two NATO members...
2019-07-15, 16:52

Australia will ban export of recyclable waste 'as soon as practicable', PM vows State environment ministers will consult industry to develop a timeline to improve the recycling systemThe prime minister has vowed to do more to tackle plastic waste in the world’s oceans, saying the export of waste plastic, paper, glass and tyres will be banned.Scott Morrison said only about 12% o...
2019-08-09, 08:00

Lebanon vows to restore security after deadly shootout The Lebanese government vowed on Monday to restore security to an area of a deadly shooting that has stirred fear of renewed strife in the Chouf Mountains, one of the bloodiest theaters of the 1975-90 civil war....
2019-07-01, 15:52

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sanctions....
2019-07-10, 21:13

Moldova’s new PM vows to boost EU ties, bring justice CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova’s new prime minister says her government’s priority is to advance relations with the European Union and bring to justice all those responsible for abuse of power, including the most powerful oligarch in the ex-Soviet republic. Maia Sandu spoke Saturday af...
2019-06-15, 12:26

China vows to crack down on Hong Kong protesters ​China on Tuesday warned the criminals they claim are behind weeks-long protests in Hong Kong not to “play with fire” and ​vowed to crack down on the ​organizers, signaling that Beijing has no intention of giving in to their demands. “We would like to make it clear to the very small grou...
2019-08-06, 19:13

Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows Never to Capitulate to U.S. Sanctions Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the remarks as Iranian officials reiterated Iran was moving toward noncompliance with some parts of the 2015 nuclear deal....
2019-06-27, 18:52

Moldova's new PM vows to boost EU ties, bring justice Moldova's new prime minister says her government's priority is to advance relations with the European Union and bring to justice all those responsible for abuse of power, including the most powerful oligarch in the ex-Soviet republic....
2019-06-15, 12:39

As Britain's PM, Johnson vows to launch review of 'sin taxes' Boris Johnson, frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, will launch a review into the so-called sin taxes on products high in salt, fat and sugar if he wins the contest for leader, he will say on Wednesday....
2019-07-03, 07:39

Pakistan vows to increase pressure on India over Kashmir Pakistan's PM Imran Khan has sharply condemned New Delhi's decision to end the special constitutional status enjoyed by India-administered Kashmir. Khan has also demanded action from the global community....
2019-08-06, 21:52

Ontario vows to keep fighting carbon tax after 2 courts uphold it On Friday, Ontario’s top court ruled that the Trudeau government is within its rights to impose a carbon pricing system on provinces that do not have their own....
2019-06-29, 00:39

U.S. redoubles sanctions threat over S-400 as Erdogan vows retaliation The U.S. government on Thursday said economic sanctions over Turkey's planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system remained a "very viable" option, even as Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed to retaliate if that occurred....
2019-06-20, 20:13

China vows no ‘mercy’ for Hong Kong protesters Chinese authorities accused Hong Kong demonstrators of engaging in "terrorism" and promised to stamp out protests mercilessly after a weekend of brutal crackdowns by police....
2019-08-13, 03:39

| Mozambique leader vows to hunt down jihadist attackers Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi vowed Wednesday to hunt down and unmask attackers involved in a string of deadly assaults that have battered the country's northern region and killed least 250 people....
2019-07-31, 22:26

France vows tight security to keep troublemakers far from G7 summit The French seaside resort of Biarritz will be transformed into more of a fortress than a surfers' paradise as organizers of this weekend's G7 summit prepare to shield world leaders from outside disturbances....
2019-08-20, 21:13

Greece vows to refuse aid to Iranian oil tanker eyed by US Greece vowed Wednesday to refuse help to an Iranian ship that was recently detained in Gibraltar on suspicion of carrying oil bound for Syria days after the U.S. threatened sanctions on any country that offered aid to the tanker believed to be linked to an Iranian terrorist organization as it passed...
2019-08-22, 22:00

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan's presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challenge authorities in the country....
2019-06-14, 17:39

US vows tariffs on Mexico until it stops border crossings Donald Trump's vaunted new trade deal with Mexico and Canada awaits ratification, however he now wants to impose tariffs. He has warned he will steadily jack up tariffs unless Mexico can stop border crossings....
2019-05-31, 06:26

'You bet': Boris Johnson vows to talk Trump down from trade war at G-7 Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson told reporters on Saturday that he intends to tell President Trump to deescalate his trade war with China during a planned Sunday meeting....
2019-08-25, 04:00

Lithuania’s new president vows to fight power structures VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The winner of Lithuania’s presidential elections says fighting elitist power structures will be among his top priorities. Gitanas Nauseda says that “oligarchy is very dangerous not only because it takes over control of mass media and starts controlling people...
2019-05-27, 17:26

In Shift, U.S. Vows to More Aggressively Deport Migrant Families Mark Morgan, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said the stepped-up deportations were necessary to deter migrants at the southwestern border....
2019-06-05, 00:52

Cuomo vows overhaul of MTA board amid sabotage Gov. Andrew Cuomo vowed Sunday to overhaul the MTA board following revelations that time clocks have been sabotaged amid a crackdown on overtime abuse. “I think it is clear that the MTA has been a management failure and the people of New York have spent more money than ever before … And ...
2019-06-09, 20:52

UK's Johnson, likening himself to Incredible Hulk, vows Oct. 31 Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson likened himself to the unruly comic book character The Incredible Hulk late on Saturday in a newspaper interview where he stressed his determination to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31....
2019-09-15, 01:00