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Jeremy Corbyn says he will remain to 2020 and makes desperate plea for unity amid Labour turmoil

Jeremy Corbyn has said he will remain Labour leader until 2020 in an attempt to draw a line under one of the toughest periods of his time at the party’s helm. The confirmation came after he issued a desperate plea for party unity, that was undermined before it had even been made by open anger over his and his closest ...

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Oscars 2017 live: Hollywood braces itself for night of politics and La La Land

Welcome to The Independent’s Oscars 2017 live blog, bringing you the latest action from the 89th Academy Awards.  Talking points: With some incredible pictures – including La La Land, Moonlight and Hidden Figures – vying for the main prize, the competition for Best Picture hasn’t felt this close in years.  However, Damien Chazelle’s much-lauded ode to Hollywood is widely expected to take the majority of ...

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Manchester United 3-2 Southampton: 5 things we learned as Ibrahimovic double wins Mourinho first United trophy

Manchester United won the first trophy of the Jose Mourinho era after Zlatan Ibrahimovic headed home a late winner. Ibrahimovic had opened the scoring with a fine free-kick and Jesse Lingard’s goal gave the impression that United might run away with things in the first half. But Manolo Gabbiadini’s goal on the brink of half-time gave the Saints a boost ...

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Dying Essex bishop backs gay marriage

A terminally ill bishop has called on the Church of England to “immediately affirm” same sex marriages. The Right Reverand John Wraw, Bishop of Bradwell in Essex said the Church had got “the debate wrong” about sexuality. He said the Anglican Church had become hung up about same sex marriage when it should celebrate all stable relationships of fidelity. Earlier ...

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Six Nations 2017: England 36-15 Italy

Six Nations: England v Italy England (5) 36 Tries: Cole, Care, Daly, Nowell (2), Te’o Con: Farrell 3 Italy (10) 15 Tries: Venditti, Campagnaro Con: Allan Drop goal: Allan England were given a huge scare by Italy before five second-half tries saw them extend their winning run to 17 matches. Italy had led 10-5 at half-time, a combination of an ...

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West Midlands Police baton use 'may have been fatal' after football game

A retired chief inspector says someone “could’ve died” when police used batons on football fans after a derby game. Opposing Wolves and Birmingham City fans clashed near Wolverhampton railway station after the home side’s 2-1 defeat, West Midlands Police said. It said officers were “forced to quell” disorder and used “appropriate” force. But Nick Glynn, who trained police in the ...

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Sunday Show Round-Up: Labour Divisions, Ukip Battles And More From The Key Interviews

The Andrew Marr Show The paper review was slightly weird today, as anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller picked an interview with herself as the first story to talk about. Odd. In terms of the main business, Ukip deputy leader Peter Whittle was sent out to bat for Paul Nuttall, who was away licking his wounds after losing the Stoke Central by-election. ...

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Brexit: Labour 'Confident' Of Defeating Government Over EU Citizens And Brexit Vote In House Of Lords

Theresa May is heading for a fresh showdown with the House of Lords over Brexit after Labour said it was “confident” of defeating the Government on EU citizens’ rights and on giving Parliament a say over the final deal with Brussels. Shadow Leader of the Lords Baroness Smith signalled that a coalition of Labour, Liberal Democrat, rebel Tory and crossbench ...

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Jeremy Corbyn Vows Not To 'Run Away' As He Accidentally Congratulates The SNP In Conference Speech

Jeremy Corbyn today said it was not the time to “retreat, run away or give up” despite the “disappointing” by-election defeat in Copeland. Speaking at the Scottish Labour conference in Perth this afternoon, Corbyn said he took his “share of responsibility” for the result, which saw the Tories win the seat for the first time since its creation in 1983. ...

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Storm Ewan: Met Office Issues Weather Warnings As Storm Touches Down In Ireland

We’ve only just waved goodbye to Storm Doris but there’s already another hot on its heels – Storm Ewan. The Met Office has issued a number of severe weather warnings for the storm, which has already hit Ireland and Northern Ireland. Main effects of #StormEwan being felt across Rep of Ireland. UK seeing gales in some places. Ben sums it up. ...

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