John McDonnell Denies 'Row' With Angela Rayner Over Tuition Fees Policy

John McDonnell has denied that he and Shadow Education Secretary Angela Rayner have disagreed over Labour’s flagship manifesto pledge to abolish university tuition fees. Senior party sources have told HuffPost UK that Rayner was not informed by the Shadow Chancellor two weeks ago when he announced at a rally that the multi-billion pound policy would actually go ahead. It is ...

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Bafta TV Awards 2017: Joanna Lumley Makes Speech Of The Night As She Accepts Fellowship

Joanna Lumley made the speech of the night, as she accepted the TV Bafta Fellowship Award on Sunday (14 May).  The ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ star was given the top honour during the prestigious ceremony for her long-standing contribution to the television industry.  As she was presented with the gong by her ‘Ab Fab’ co-star Jennifer Saunders, Joanna made sure the spotlight ...

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Southern Rail: Latest talks between Southern and RMT begin

Talks between Southern rail and the RMT union are to resume later in a bid to finally resolve the year-long dispute. Both sides last met in April but adjourned negotiations when they failed to reach an agreement. The row over parent firm Govia Thameslink’s plans to introduce driver-only-operated (DOO) trains has caused misery for travellers. Passenger group Brighton Line Commuters ...

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Liverpool star David Fairclough's shirt for sale

The shirt worn by the man who scored the winning goal in one of Liverpool FC’s most epic European Cup ties goes up for auction later. The number 12 shirt was worn by David Fairclough in his team’s victory over French side St Etienne 40 years ago on their way to a European Cup triumph. Fairclough earned the nickname supersub ...

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Michy Batshuayi sale considered to fund £100 million Romelu Lukaku transfer

Romelu Lukaku is wanted back at Chelsea (Picture: Getty) Chelsea are ready to sell Michy Batshuayi and Diego Costa in order to fund a £100 million deal for Romelu Lukaku, according to reports. Tottenham 2-1 Man United LIVE: Spurs bid farewell to WHL with emphatic win Batshuayi was an unlikely hero for Chelsea last Friday as he scored a late ...

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The ‘Avril Lavigne is dead and an imposter has been living her life’ conspiracy is back again

Avril Lavigne. Or not Avril Lavigne? (Picture: Getty Images) It’s the conspiracy theory that keeps coming back around, just like the moon landings and Biggie and Tupac – Avril Lavigne actually died in 2003 and an imposter has taken her place for the last 12 years. What The Hell, indeed. Yes, it’s Complicated but you’re not Losing Grip (on your sanity) ...

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Gianluigi Donnarumma informs friends he is moving to England amid Manchester United transfer rumours

Gianluigi Donnarumma is interested in a move away from Italy (Picture: Getty) Gianluigi Donnarumma has told close friends he will be swapping Serie A for the Premier League this summer, reports say. Tottenham 2-1 Man United LIVE: Spurs bid farewell to WHL with emphatic win The AC Milan goalkeeper is considered the rightful heir to Italian legend Gianluigi Buffon and ...

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TV Baftas 2017: Emmerdale’s John Middleton says ‘not a day goes by’ when dementia storyline isn’t praised

Ashley Thomas’ Emmerdale storyline has made viewers emotional (Picture: ITV) John Middleton said ‘not a day goes by when people don’t stop him in the street’ to praise his Emmerdale dementia storyline. Baftas 2017: Danny Dyer admits he ‘never understood why he was a famous’ John, whose character Ashley Thomas died in March after a long-running battle with dementia, opened ...

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Jean-Christophe Novelli and fiancee’s baby son free of cancer

Jean-Christophe Novelli and Michelle Kennedy are finally able to look to the future after their baby son Valentino is declared free of cancer (Picture: Dave J Hogan/Getty Images) Renowned chef Jean-Christophe Novelli and fiancee Michelle Kennedy are celebrating the news their baby son is free of cancer. Eight-month-old Valentino has spent most of his life undergoing gruelling treatment after being ...

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Victoria Wood to be honoured with life-size bronze statute in her home town

Victoria Wood is due to have a life-size statue of her erected near Manchester (Picture: AFP/Getty Images) Late comedian Victoria Wood is to be honoured with a life-size bronze statue in her home town. David Beckham to ‘buy Victoria Beckham a £7 million island’ for their anniversary The statue, to be erected in Bury, near Manchester, was made possible after a crowdfunding ...

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