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Evening Standard
Green mayoral candidate Sian Berry sets out vision for LondonGreen mayoral candidate Sian Berry today vowed to cap rents, block foreign buye
Green mayoral candidate Sian Berry sets out vision for London
Evening Standard / Posted 13 hours ago
Green mayoral candidate Sian Berry today vowed to cap rents, block foreign buyers from snapping up new housing and link the cost of “affordable” homes to local wages. Transport campaigner and north London councillor Sian Berry, who came fourth in... Read more
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London24
‘I will make London truly affordable again’: Sian Berry elected as Green Party candidate for London Mayor 16:56 02 September 2015 Sian Berry, who also stood as the Green Party London
‘I will make London truly affordable again’: Sian Berry elected as Green Party candidate for London Mayor
London24 / Posted yesterday
16:56 02 September 2015 Sian Berry, who also stood as the Green Party London Mayoral candidate in 2008, has been chosen as the Green's 2016... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Transport for London ad campaign spoofedThe guerrilla campaign comes in spite of the well-positioned CCTV cameras that
Transport for London ad campaign spoofed
Channel 4 News / Posted 3 days ago
The guerrilla campaign comes in spite of the well-positioned CCTV cameras that are fitted in all London buses. A spokesman for TfL said: "We are aware of some instances of offensive stickers being placed on posters on a few of London's Buses. The... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The five pillars of Jeremy Corbyn's bid to run BritainA close friend of Corbyn, John McDonnell, the MP for Hayes and Harlington, assu
The five pillars of Jeremy Corbyn's bid to run Britain
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
A close friend of Corbyn, John McDonnell, the MP for Hayes and Harlington, assumed the role of campaign manager. As chair of the Socialist Campaign Group, it was McDonnell himself that persuaded Corbyn to enter the leadership race. Richard Murphy,... Read more
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Evening Standard
Promised You a Miracle: UK 80-82 by Andy BeckettFor those who remember the early Eighties, one of the unnerving things about th
Promised You a Miracle: UK 80-82 by Andy Beckett
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
For those who remember the early Eighties, one of the unnerving things about the current Labour leadership election is how little the electoral argument of the far Left has changed since: ie, if only voters were at last offered real socialism, they... Read more
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The New Statesman
Will the Corbyn surge spell the end for Tessa Jowell? The bookmakers' briefly made Sadiq Khan favourite last week and the two candid
Will the Corbyn surge spell the end for Tessa Jowell?
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
The bookmakers' briefly made Sadiq Khan favourite last week and the two candidates are now joint favourites as far as the Mayoral selection is concerned. Why? Both camps believe that Jowell has a... Read more
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International Business Times
Jeremy Corbyn's useful economists: Who signed the letter endorsing Corbynomics? Had Milton Friedman added his signature to an open letter of economists endorsi
Jeremy Corbyn's useful economists: Who signed the letter endorsing Corbynomics?
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
Had Milton Friedman added his signature to an open letter of economists endorsing Corbynomics, it would have been a surprising and thought-provoking intervention in the Labour leadership election. Not least because the free market economist is... Read more
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chroniclelive
Labour leadership: Has Jeremy Corbyn tapped into a change of mood in politics?It’s not just the left wing in Britain which is enjoying a massive surge in pop
Labour leadership: Has Jeremy Corbyn tapped into a change of mood in politics?
chroniclelive / Posted 11 days ago
It’s not just the left wing in Britain which is enjoying a massive surge in popularity, there’s even a socialist running for the White House in the US. Mike Kelly reports. He's a grey haired politician who is shaking up the establishment with his... Read more
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The New Statesman
Can Jeremy Corbyn and Labour MPs learn to get along?On the morning of 12 September at the QEII Centre in Westminster, Jeremy Corbyn
Can Jeremy Corbyn and Labour MPs learn to get along?
The New Statesman / Posted 14 days ago
On the morning of 12 September at the QEII Centre in Westminster, Jeremy Corbyn will be declared the new leader of the Labour Party. This is the outcome that almost all MPs now expect. A result that scriptwriters would have rejected as too outlandish... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Neil Kinnock backs Sadiq Khan for London mayorIn a glowing endorsement, the former Labour leader praised Mr Khan's "tireless
Neil Kinnock backs Sadiq Khan for London mayor
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
In a glowing endorsement, the former Labour leader praised Mr Khan's "tireless energy, his creativity, his strong Labour values and his practical ability to get things done." Writing exclusively for Mirror Online, he said: "Sadiq is the son of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
No cafe, no pub, no doctor in London's most isolated suburbBarking Riverside has a decent case for the title of most isolated place to liv
No cafe, no pub, no doctor in London's most isolated suburb
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 17 days ago
Barking Riverside has a decent case for the title of most isolated place to live in London. There are other contenders, of course: the wrong end of Muswell Hill, near the North Circular, or the wonderfully named Pratt’s Bottom, near Bromley, a... Read more
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Independent
Fling mud if you must, but don’t call Jeremy Corbyn an anti-SemiteAs it happens, I do not think the left-wing MP can lead Labour to victory in 20
Fling mud if you must, but don’t call Jeremy Corbyn an anti-Semite
Independent / Posted 18 days ago
As it happens, I do not think the left-wing MP can lead Labour to victory in 2020, despite agreeing wholly with his anti-austerity drive, his position on the Iraq war, and his social democratic vision. But cumulative decades of Thatcherism and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
We Tories are in a state of disbelief about Jeremy CorbynIt is not just that he has next to zero support among mainstream Labour MPs in
We Tories are in a state of disbelief about Jeremy Corbyn
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
It is not just that he has next to zero support among mainstream Labour MPs in the Commons; it doesn’t matter that he has rebelled against the party leadership ever since he has been in the House. Indeed, it doesn’t matter that he sometimes... Read more
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Daily Mail
Anne Robinson: Queen of mean? Nonsense. I love spending'I'm worth £50million... and I love spending it on myself!' Queen of Mean Anne
Anne Robinson: Queen of mean? Nonsense. I love spending
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
'I'm worth £50million... and I love spending it on myself!' Queen of Mean Anne Robinson admits she blows her TV and property fortune on designer clothing The facelift, the alcoholism, the husbands, the cash that keeps pouring in – there’s no secret... Read more
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Independent
Jeremy Corbyn would reduce Labour's chances of winning the next election, poll revealsAs ballot papers arrive for more than 600,000 members and supporters, the wider
Jeremy Corbyn would reduce Labour's chances of winning the next election, poll reveals
Independent / Posted 19 days ago
As ballot papers arrive for more than 600,000 members and supporters, the wider electorate thinks Mr Corbyn stands the least chance of returning Labour to power in 2020, the ComRes poll shows. In a dramatic twist, David Miliband, defeated by his... Read more
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Evening Standard
How the Labour leadership battle has spilled over into social mediaWhat is Liz Kendall looking at? With less than a month to go until a new leader
How the Labour leadership battle has spilled over into social media
Evening Standard / Posted 20 days ago
What is Liz Kendall looking at? With less than a month to go until a new leader of the Labour Party is elected, the MP decided she could edge her chances by turning into a YouTube star. She sat at her desk to make a video about why she should be the... Read more
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The New Statesman
Leader: The race for London’s mayor can show Labour how to win againDebates over the Labour leadership have been coloured by the knowledge that the
Leader: The race for London’s mayor can show Labour how to win again
The New Statesman / Posted 21 days ago
Debates over the Labour leadership have been coloured by the knowledge that the winner faces, at the very least, five years in opposition. In the same vein, the new leader of Scottish Labour (announced on 15 August) will face another chastening... Read more
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Evening Standard
Cooper attack on rival Corbyn: He is not credibleYvette Cooper launched a ferocious attack on Jeremy Corbyn today, branding his
Cooper attack on rival Corbyn: He is not credible
Evening Standard / Posted 21 days ago
Yvette Cooper launched a ferocious attack on Jeremy Corbyn today, branding his policies “not credible”. Other Labour leadership rivals have seemed nervous of attacking Mr Corbyn but she said he offered only “old solutions to old problems”. Party... Read more
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The Age
Blair warns UK Labour against veering leftFormer prime minister Tony Blair has called on Labour to abandon Jeremy Corbyn
Blair warns UK Labour against veering left
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
Former prime minister Tony Blair has called on Labour to abandon Jeremy Corbyn for leader. Photo: AP London: Britain's opposition Labour Party faces "annihilation" if it makes left-wing lawmaker Jeremy Corbyn its next leader, former prime minister... Read more
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Canberra Times
Blair warns UK Labour against veering leftFormer prime minister Tony Blair has called on Labour to abandon Jeremy Corbyn
Blair warns UK Labour against veering left
Canberra Times / Posted 21 days ago
Former prime minister Tony Blair has called on Labour to abandon Jeremy Corbyn for leader. Photo: AP London: Britain's opposition Labour Party faces "annihilation" if it makes left-wing lawmaker Jeremy Corbyn its next leader, former prime minister... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Blair warns UK Labour against veering leftFormer prime minister Tony Blair has called on Labour to abandon Jeremy Corbyn
Blair warns UK Labour against veering left
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Former prime minister Tony Blair has called on Labour to abandon Jeremy Corbyn for leader. Photo: AP London: Britain's opposition Labour Party faces "annihilation" if it makes left-wing lawmaker Jeremy Corbyn its next leader, former prime minister... Read more
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WA Today
Blair warns UK Labour against veering leftFormer prime minister Tony Blair has called on Labour to abandon Jeremy Corbyn
Blair warns UK Labour against veering left
WA Today / Posted 21 days ago
Former prime minister Tony Blair has called on Labour to abandon Jeremy Corbyn for leader. Photo: AP London: Britain's opposition Labour Party faces "annihilation" if it makes left-wing lawmaker Jeremy Corbyn its next leader, former prime minister... Read more
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Prospect Magazine
Why “people’s QE” is utter nonsenseWIll Corbyn’s prescription work? © Lauren Hurley/PA Wire/Press Association Imag
Why “people’s QE” is utter nonsense
Prospect Magazine / Posted 21 days ago
WIll Corbyn’s prescription work? © Lauren Hurley/PA Wire/Press Association Images An idea being proposed by Jeremy Corbyn—and which was reiterated on Radio 4’s Today programme this morning by Ken Livingstone—is that Quantitative Easing (QE) should... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Labour leadership: Mainstream candidates 'should unite behind single figure'He rejected suggestions you could use quantitative easing for infrastructure pr
Labour leadership: Mainstream candidates 'should unite behind single figure'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
He rejected suggestions you could use quantitative easing for infrastructure projects as “economic illiteracy” which would be tantamount to “just printing more money to pay people’s wages”. “The fundamental problem here is I don’t’ think anybody... Read more
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Independent
Here are the five reasons why you should vote for anyone but Jeremy CorbynBut if he wins there then comes for me a far bigger question: can he win a gene
Here are the five reasons why you should vote for anyone but Jeremy Corbyn
Independent / Posted 22 days ago
But if he wins there then comes for me a far bigger question: can he win a general election? And on that I fear the answer is no. Having spent most of my adult life trying to help get Labour into power and keep the Tories out, I think those being... Read more
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Evening Standard
Membership surge means 100,000 can vote in party’s mayoral contestThe number of Londoners set to vote in Labour’s mayoral contest has more than d
Membership surge means 100,000 can vote in party’s mayoral contest
Evening Standard / Posted 22 days ago
The number of Londoners set to vote in Labour’s mayoral contest has more than doubled on the back of the Jeremy Corbyn leadership bandwagon, party sources have told the Standard. The party’s London membership has surged by 20,000 in just three... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Andy Burnham and Yvette Cooper aren't even trying to beat Jeremy Corbyn and his alien broodThough possibly not as much trepidation as Labour’s pragmatists and modernisers
Andy Burnham and Yvette Cooper aren't even trying to beat Jeremy Corbyn and his alien brood
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
Though possibly not as much trepidation as Labour’s pragmatists and modernisers. To read today’s papers – indeed the coverage of the past month – you would think Burnham, Cooper and Kendall were indeed confronting the perfect political organism. But... Read more
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Evening Standard
Anne McElvoy: London can move on from Boris v Ken and the cult of personalityThe quest for a figure to replace Boris Johnson next May takes a leap forward t
Anne McElvoy: London can move on from Boris v Ken and the cult of personality
Evening Standard / Posted 29 days ago
The quest for a figure to replace Boris Johnson next May takes a leap forward tonight with the Evening Standard’s hustings of Labour candidates at the Royal Geographical Society. For years, the Boris v Ken show has dominated mayoral showdowns: a... Read more
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Bolton News
Bolton comic Dave Spikey to star in Celebrity Fifteen to OneBOLTON comic Dave Spikey will be battling it out against other famous faces on
Bolton comic Dave Spikey to star in Celebrity Fifteen to One
Bolton News / Posted 29 days ago
BOLTON comic Dave Spikey will be battling it out against other famous faces on Celebrity Fifteen to One. Dave will be taking part in episode two of the Channel 4 show along with Ken Livingstone, Meera Syal, Kate Humble, Russell Kane, Vic Reeves,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Corbyn 'will support Labour candidates in Ulster for first time' Labour leadership front-runner Jeremy Corbyn is set to support the party runn
Corbyn 'will support Labour candidates in Ulster for first time'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
Labour leadership front-runner Jeremy Corbyn is set to support the party running candidates in Northern Ireland elections for the first time, it has been claimed. The 66-year-old... Read more
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Evening Standard
The new pest causing chaos around City HallCity Spy has learnt the “glass testicle”, as it was dubbed by ex-mayor Ken Livi
The new pest causing chaos around City Hall
Evening Standard / Posted 30 days ago
City Spy has learnt the “glass testicle”, as it was dubbed by ex-mayor Ken Livingstone, is infested with rodents. The offices, opened just 13 years ago, are strewn with droppings and facilities managers have emailed assembly members warning snacks... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Labour leadership race: Jeremy Corbyn could be the next Prime Minister, says Ken Clarke The Tory grandee Ken Clarke warned his party against disregarding Jeremy Corb
Labour leadership race: Jeremy Corbyn could be the next Prime Minister, says Ken Clarke
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
The Tory grandee Ken Clarke warned his party against disregarding Jeremy Corbyn Jeremy Corbyn could be the next Prime Minister if he wins the Labour leadership... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn spoke to the masses, but I just saw a false prophetIt had been billed as Jeremy Corbyn’s rally. But the cream of the Left, (new an
Jeremy Corbyn spoke to the masses, but I just saw a false prophet
Daily Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
It had been billed as Jeremy Corbyn’s rally. But the cream of the Left, (new and old), were in attendance. First came PCS union boss Mark Serwotka. He made for a rather unlikely master of ceremonies, roaming the stage carrying what looked like a... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Crowds fill streets outside Camden Town Hall to hear Jeremy Corbyn speak Crowds queuing in the streets outside Camden Town Hall. Picture: Vickie Flore
Crowds fill streets outside Camden Town Hall to hear Jeremy Corbyn speak
The Ham&High Network / Posted 30 days ago
Crowds queuing in the streets outside Camden Town Hall. Picture: Vickie Flores. Hundreds flooded the streets outside Camden Town Hall yesterday to catch a glimpse of Labour... Read more
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heraldscotland
Starry-eyed Corbynomics would hand the Tories power for at least a decade, warns Leslie"It would be a very different political party; it would not be the party I join
Starry-eyed Corbynomics would hand the Tories power for at least a decade, warns Leslie
heraldscotland / Posted a month ago
"It would be a very different political party; it would not be the party I joined. But I would fight and stay to make sure we advocated thoughtfully why a centre-left agenda is the right way forward,” explained Mr Leslie. He went on: "Economic... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brian Eno may have backed him, but Jeremy Corbyn got a rockstar response tonightOrganisers say 2,500 turned out to tonight's event in London's Camden Town Hall
Brian Eno may have backed him, but Jeremy Corbyn got a rockstar response tonight
Daily Mirror / Posted a month ago
Organisers say 2,500 turned out to tonight's event in London's Camden Town Hall - 500 of whom had to listen to him speak from atop a fire engine in the street. Inside the venue, Corbynites had already filled the main hall and two overflow rooms -... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn turns up the heat on Labour leadership rivals with fire engine speech By Tim Sculthorpe, David Hughes and Richard Wheeler Jeremy Corbyn claps as h
Jeremy Corbyn turns up the heat on Labour leadership rivals with fire engine speech
Belfast Telegraph / Posted a month ago
By Tim Sculthorpe, David Hughes and Richard Wheeler Jeremy Corbyn claps as he is applauded following a speech at a Labour party leadership rally on August 3, 2015... Read more
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Independent
Jeremy Corbyn allies accuse Chris Leslie of deliberately misrepresenting Labour leader contender's economic policiesA row erupted after Mr Leslie, in an interview in the Independent, warned that
Jeremy Corbyn allies accuse Chris Leslie of deliberately misrepresenting Labour leader contender's economic policies
Independent / Posted a month ago
A row erupted after Mr Leslie, in an interview in the Independent, warned that “Corbynomics” would harm the poor and vulnerable and appealed to Labour members to reject what he called a “starry-eyed, hard left” strategy. Richard Murphy, director of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
How the New Routemaster came full circle: back to a regular old London busLeaning out from the bus’s open rear doorway, Johnson was at his most ebullient
How the New Routemaster came full circle: back to a regular old London bus
Guardian Unlimited / Posted a month ago
Leaning out from the bus’s open rear doorway, Johnson was at his most ebullient. “Christmas has arrived early,” he boomed, declaring that the red paint and “sinuous curves” of the vehicle would “brighten the day of all who see it humming along our... Read more
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Independent
A Very British Coup, part two: New novel in pipeline as Jeremy Corbyn's rise inspires sequelBookstores are ordering fresh copies of A Very British Coup, the prescient 1982
A Very British Coup, part two: New novel in pipeline as Jeremy Corbyn's rise inspires sequel
Independent / Posted 1 months ago
Bookstores are ordering fresh copies of A Very British Coup, the prescient 1982 political thriller, written by Chris Mullin, the former Foreign Office minister, whose fantasy of a country falling under the sway of a Marxist leader is edging closer to... Read more

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