Reuters UKGordon Brown, the last man to lead a Labour government in Britain, urged party supporters on Thursday not to lose faith through "difficult times", with polls predicting current party leader Jeremy Corbyn on course for electoral defeat.
by Nigel Stevenson (Reuters)5/11/2017 4:27:41 PM
War on Terror has not been a success: Corbyn
by jamillah.knowles5/12/2017 11:12:08 AM
Too much of our debate about defence and security is one dimensional: Corbyn
by jamillah.knowles5/12/2017 11:14:40 AM
Seeking political solutions doesn't make me a pacifist: Corbyn
Reuters UKBritain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday he was not a pacifist and accepted that military action was sometimes necessary, as he sought to bolster his foreign policy credentials ahead of next month's election.
Reuters UKA group of 16 opposition Labour Party lawmakers seeking re-election in London said on Friday Britain needed to remain a member of the European single market after Brexit, contradicting the party's official position ahead of a June 8 election.
Reuters UKBritish Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party has a 15 point lead over the main opposition Labour Party ahead of a June 8 national election, according to an opinion poll conducted by Opinium Research.
Reuters UKBritish Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party has an 18 point lead over the main opposition Labour Party ahead of a June 8 national election, according to an opinion poll conducted by Comres for the Sunday Mirror and the Independent.
Reuters UKBritain's opposition Labour Party would crack down on tax avoidance and introduce a "Robin Hood Tax" on financial transactions to fund public services if it wins next month's national election, it said on Saturday.
Reuters UKBritain is gearing up for rows with the EU over the structure of divorce talks and the future role of the European court, fuelling an increasingly bitter war of words before negotiations begin.
Reuters UKBritain is spending around 50 million pounds on improving the security of the National Health Service's computer systems and had warned the NHS it faced cyber threats, defence minister Michael Fallon said on Sunday.
Reuters UKPrime Minister Theresa May will promise on Monday to extend British workers' rights in the workplace and the boardroom, part of a push to win over traditional working class supporters of the opposition Labour Party in next month's election.
Reuters UKBritish Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives have slightly extended their large lead over the opposition Labour Party as the state-run health service takes over from Brexit as the nation's top concern, a poll said on Monday.
Reuters UKBritish Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party held a 20 point lead over the opposition Labour Party, down a couple of points since last week but still a "largely impregnable" advantage, pollster ICM said on Monday.
Reuters UKThe most disruptive cyber attack in the seven-decade history of Britain's national health service propelled a debate over state hospital funding to the centre of the election campaign on Monday.
Reuters UKThe leader of the Scottish Conservatives Ruth Davidson used British writer George Orwell, a darling of the left, to attack her Scottish nationalist adversaries on Monday, saying no one party could purport to be the authentic voice of the nation.
Reuters UKBritain's opposition Labour Party will launch what it calls a "radical and responsible" manifesto on Tuesday, signalling a shift to the left to try to capitalise on voters' concerns over education and health before next month's election.
by Reuters_LindaNoakes5/16/2017 7:52:10 AM
The full Labour party manifesto is presented as a PDF that can be accessed here.
by jamillah.knowles5/16/2017 10:31:43 AM
Corbyn highlights key pledges of manifesto
by jamillah.knowles5/16/2017 10:43:52 AM
Corbyn speaks about Brexit and setting up a national investment bank
Reuters UKBritish Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives have seen their large lead over the Labour opposition narrow slightly after details of Labour's policy programme were published last week, an opinion poll from Panelbase showed on Tuesday.
by Reuters_LindaNoakes5/16/2017 11:12:39 AM
ICYMI: UK Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn and his shadow cabinet launch the party's manifesto in Bradford, England.
Reuters UKBritain's opposition Labour Party launched a "radical and responsible" election manifesto on Tuesday, showing a shift to the left to try to capitalise on voters' concerns over education and health before next month's vote.
Reuters UKBritish Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives have extended their lead over the opposition Labour Party ahead of the June 8 national election as support for smaller parties wanes, a poll by Kantar Public showed on Tuesday.
Reuters UKBritain's opposition Labour Party launched its manifesto on Tuesday for a June 8 election, promising to renationalise mail, rail and water services, increase tax on the highest earners and clamp down on corporate excess.
Reuters UKThe leader of Britain's biggest workers' union has said he couldn't see the opposition Labour Party winning a June 8 parliamentary election, a remarkable statement from one of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's most powerful supporters.
by Reuters_LindaNoakes5/17/2017 7:03:16 AM
Theresa May meets the Nishkam Trust leadership team and pupils of Nishkam Primary School in Birmingham