Nandy was one of five candidates who put herself forward to lead the party following Jeremy Corbyn’s decision to stand down after December’s election. … [Read more...] about Sir Keir Starmer has taken over a Labour Party which ‘silences’ women, Lisa Nandy warned
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How the row unfolded February 2016: Labour MP John Mann calls a "full enquiry" into the Oxford University Labour branch after its club co-chairman resigned, saying many members "had some kind of problem with Jews" Jeremy Corbyn launches an inquiry into allegations of anti-Semitism and other forms of racism in the party April 2016: MP for Bradford West Naz Shah is accused of sharing anti-Semitic posts and is suspended from her role as John McDonnell's parliamentary private secretary Ex London Mayor Ken Livingstone makes comments on BBC Radio London defending Shah, apparently claiming Adolf Hitler was a Zionist. He was suspended from the party for a year June 2016: Leading the enquiry, Shadow Attorney General Shami Chakrabarti concluded that while Labour was not overrun by anti-Semitism, there was an "occasionally toxic atmosphere". She gave 20 recommendations to improve this July 2016: Shah is reinstated and blames "ignorance" for her posts September 2016: Corbyn appoints Ms … [Read more...] about What is the Labour antisemitism row?
It is in a new “MultiCam” pattern. But, in a nod to their past, they will revert to red and black commando flashes, introduced when Winston Churchill ordered the formation of a commando force to fight the Nazis. … [Read more...] about Royal Marines get new high-tech combat uniforms as part of the biggest shake-up to the commandos since World War Two
Emma Norton, Director of the Centre for Military Justice, said: “'If the MoD is serious about tackling sexual offending in the Armed Forces, they will put an end to these incredibly difficult and sensitive cases being investigated by military police, handled by military prosecutors and tried at Court Martial. … [Read more...] about 550 rapes and sex assaults were reported in the military over the past five years
But Eden Hazard’s departure for Real Madrid leaves a void that needs filling in attack, and Lampard has made it clear to Barkley that he will back him 100 per cent when it comes to taking risks on the field. … [Read more...] about Ross Barkley ordered to take risks and score more goals for Chelsea by new manager Frank Lampard