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John McDonnell says antisemitism row has been dreadful for Labour

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
Speaking after Labour announced an independent inquiry into antisemitism in the party, McDonnell said he wanted to prove that Labour was a party that tackled discrimination, but admitted the furore that led to both Livingstone and MP Naz Shah suspended ...

Antisemitism normalised in Labour party, says Zac Goldsmith - video

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
Tory London mayor candidate Zac Goldmsith says Sadiq Khan and Ken Livingstone are 'part of the same movement within the Labour party', after Livingstone became embroiled in an antisemitism row. Speaking on the BBC Today programme on Saturday, ...

Labour anti-Semitism row: Jeremy Corbyn to launch inquiry

BBC News - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Jeremy Corbyn is to hold an independent inquiry into anti-Semitism and other forms of racism in the Labour Party. The inquiry, led by Shami Chakrabarti, former head of campaign group Liberty, will consult with the Jewish community and other minority ...
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Naz Shah suspended by Labour party amid antisemitism row

The Guardian - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
A Labour party spokesman said: “Jeremy Corbyn and Naz Shah have mutually agreed that she is administratively suspended from the Labour party by the general secretary. Pending investigation, she is unable to take part in any party activity and the whip ...

Scottish Parliamentary Election - Labour party ready to listen and respond

Stornoway Gazette - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Labour candidate says the SNP Government's austerity agenda has gone too far and stresses that the squeeze on councils due to the council tax freeze is not supported by voters.
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Back Plaid on second vote, Labour-supporting academics say

BBC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Labour voters should give their second vote in the Welsh Assembly election to a party like Plaid Cymru, six Labour-supporting academics have said. A letter by the group says that in constituencies where Labour does well it "makes sense" for voters to ...

Has the Labour Party's forgotten what it's for?

Mirror.co.uk - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Because as the past 48 hours of Labour Party arsing about has shown the Left is so hopelessly divided and riven with self-loathing that were the Blackshirts to reappear they could stroll where they pleased.
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Antisemitism and Labour: three days that shook the party

The Guardian - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
It started with a Facebook post, made by a little-known politician nine months before even she became an MP, and ended with Labour being plunged into a damaging public row about antisemitism 48 hours after the posting resurfaced on a rightwing gossip ...
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Jeremy Corbyn denies Labour is suffering an 'anti-Semitism crisis'

The Week UK - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
His comments led to calls for him to be expelled from the party and a very public confrontation on live TV with Labour MP John Mann, the chair of the all-party parliamentary group against anti-Semitism, who told Livingstone he was a "disgrace" and a ...
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Nigel Farage says Labour anti-Semitism row is linked to the party trying to win Muslim votes

The Independent - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The row over alleged anti-Semitism in Labour is somehow related to the party trying to win the votes of Britain's Muslim population, Ukip's leader has claimed.
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The multiple truths of the Labour antisemitism story

Open Democracy - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
11) The same journalists demanding that said MP is sacked can repeatedly mock the (Jewish) former leader of the Labour party for how he looks when eating a bacon sandwich, but anyone who suggested this was problematic was shouted down.

Ken Livingstone Suspended From Labour Party For Anti-Semitism And Hitler Comments

Huffington Post UK - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Ken Livingstone has been suspended from the Labour Party as he was branded a “Nazi apologist” for comments he made about Hitler and anti-Semitism.
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Holyrood 2016: Scottish Labour manifesto pledges 'return to party's roots'

BBC News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Scottish Labour has described its manifesto for the Holyrood election as being a "return to the party's roots".
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Naz Shah: How Labour MP suspended over anti-semitic comments forged a political career after difficult childhood

The Independent - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The MP for Bradford West has been suspended from the Labour party for antisemitic and anti-Israeli Facebook posts which were recently unearthed by a newspaper and a political blogger.

Ken Livingstone suspended by Labour party in anti-Semitism row

Birmingham Mail - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Ken Livingstone has been suspended by Labour for "bringing the party into disrepute" following an anti-Semitism row.
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Video: Boris Johnson - A virus seems to have infected the Labour Party

Belfast Telegraph - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Current Mayor of London and Ken Livingstone's successor, Boris Johnson, says a "virus seems to have infected the Labour Party." From the web. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Go To. Comments. Most Read; Most Shared; Most Commented ...

Video: Ken Livingstone suspended by the Labour party in anti-Semitism row

Belfast Telegraph - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Ken Livingstone has been suspended by Labour for "bringing the party into disrepute" following an anti-Semitism row.

NI Labour candidates warned not to stand in assembly election

BBC News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The Labour Party says it does not currently stand candidates in Northern Ireland. Local members are running under the banner 'Northern Ireland Labour Representation Committee' (NILRC).

PM: 'The Labour Party has a problem with anti-semitism'

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
PM: 'The Labour Party has a problem with anti-semitism'. David Cameron said earlier today, 'it's quite clear the Labour Party has a problem with anti-semitism'. Australia to expect warm temperatures to... Read More · 0:29min · Khloe Kardashian holds ...

Labour Party suspends former Mayor of London for implying Hitler supported Zionism

History News Network (HNN) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Ken Livingstone was suspended from the Labour party today after provoking fury with his claim that Hitler backed moving Jews to Israel before he “went mad”.
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