Fresh Labour Row Erupts As Corbyn Supporters Cancel Election Of National Policy Forum Chair

Labour A bitter Labour row has broken out after Jeremy Corbyn’s allies tried to cancel the election for the chair of the party’s national policy-making body, HuffPost has learned. Just minutes before the party’s National Policy Forum (NPF) was due to gather in Leeds on Saturday morning, an emergency meeting of the ruling National Executive Committee officers’ group decided to ...

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Oxfam: Glastonbury Festival ‘Pledges Continued Support’ To Charity After Sex Abuse Scandal

Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis has pledged “continued support for Oxfam”, in the wake of the charity’s recent sex abuse scandal. Since 1993, the festival has raised funds for Oxfam, with a portion of each year’s ticket sales going towards the charity’s various global projects. Earlier this month, Oxfam hit headlines following a report on its staff using sex workers, some ...

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Convicted Killer Michel Fourniret ‘Confesses’ To 1990 Murder Of Briton Joanna Parrish

A convicted serial killer has reportedly confessed to killing a British woman in France 27 years ago. Joanna Parrish, 21, from Gloucester, was raped and murdered in Auxerre in 1990, while working as an English teacher during her gap year, The Press Association reports. Press Association Joanna Parrish Convicted rapist and murderer Michel Fourniret, dubbed “the Ogre of the Ardennes”, had ...

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Theresa May Warns 'Deep-Seated Ideology' Mustn't Jeopardise Post-Brexit Security

Theresa May has warned EU leaders that “deep-seated ideology” must not jeopardise security cooperation after Brexit. The prime minister said the UK take full control over areas like diplomacy, peacekeeping, defence before the end of any implementation period to follow its departure of the EU. In a speech at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, May said: “We must do whatever is ...

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The world's best and worst cabin crew uniforms

Air travel entails certain basic truths: the defiance of gravity, the company of strangers and the ups and downs of the in-flight menu. But when it comes to cabin crew uniforms, all bets are off. While some airlines favour the everyday, others go all out when it comes to what their staff can, can’t or must wear.  To celebrate this year’s London ...

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How Mozambique horse riding holidays allowed an exiled family to start again

We slide down a steep path engulfed in clouds of kicked-up ochre dust. Pushing through the last of the palm fronds, we emerge onto a slice of white sand. The tide has come in, swallowing the beach – and our route home.  “Might get a bit damp,” says Pat, urging his horse out into the clear water. We follow him. ...

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Jamie Foxx walks out of live interview after being asked about Katie Holmes

Jamie Foxx walked away from a live interview during a celebrity basketball game when the presenter asked him about Katie Holmes. Reports that the pair were dating emerged in 2013, but the couple only went public in September last year. Holmes divorced ex-husband Tom Cruise in June 2012. Foxx was taking part in the “NBA All-Star Celebrity Game” on 16 February when host Michael Smith brought up ...

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Brexit: UK to split from EU's foreign policy body next year, Theresa May announces

Britain will pull out of the EU’s joint foreign policy-making body next year, Theresa May has announced, in a move that will delight Brexit-backing Conservative MPs. No 10 pledged to reclaim a “truly independent and sovereign foreign policy” in 2019, even if – as the Prime Minister hopes – a transition period of about two years is agreed with Brussels. ...

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Two people dead after train hits car at level crossing in Horsham

Two people have died after a car was hit by a train at a level crossing in Sussex. Emergency services were called to the incident at Barns Green Level crossing in Horsham at around 8.45am on Saturday morning. British Transport Police said two people had been pronounced dead at the scene. A BTP spokesman said: “Officers from BTP attended alongside colleagues from Sussex ...

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Donald Trump's national security adviser says FBI indictments show Russian meddling in US election is undeniable

Donald Trump’s national security adviser has said there is undeniable proof of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference after 13 Russians were charged by US Special Counsel Robert Mueller, HR McMaster said: “With the FBI indictment, the evidence is now incontrovertible.” His pronouncement came in answer to a question from a Russian delegate shortly ...

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