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Tony Blair Urges UK to Stay Centered, and Close to Europe - New York Times

Two decades after Tony Blair swept to power in a landslide victory to become prime minister of Britain, his brand of centrist, pro-European politics seems a distant memory in a divided country that has now voted to leave the European Union. But as the ...and more »

Labour party pledges to outlaw all zero-hours contracts - The Guardian

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell says Labour will put an end to the 'rigged economy' after election win. Ewen MacAskill and Toby Helm. Sat 29 Apr 2017 17.01 EDT Last modified on Fri 1 Dec 2017 22.19 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share ...and more »

The Guardian view on the 1997 Labour landslide: not what it seemed - The Guardian

New Labour was a product of its time. History may judge it more kindly than many of today's critics. Sun 30 Apr 2017 14.09 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 20.04 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email ...and more »

Labour will put 10000 extra police on streets, vows Jeremy Corbyn - The Guardian

Plan to challenge Tories on law and order in England and Wales with funding raised by reversing cuts to capital gains tax. Rajeev Syal and Alexandra Topping. Tue 2 May 2017 03.32 EDT First published on Mon 1 May 2017 17.00 EDT. Share on Facebook ...and more »

'What's happening in Britain worries me': Tony Blair reveals why he's returning to politics 20 years after 1997 victory -

Twenty years ago today Britain celebrated an election victory which brought the sparkling hope of New Labour and the youngest Prime Minister in a century. It seemed anything was possible and, as the soundtrack to the party's election campaign promised, ...and more »

Labour pledges to end zero-hours contracts and unpaid internships in 20-point plan to tackle 'rigged economy' - The Independent

The Labour Party will end zero-hours contracts and unpaid internships if they win the general election, leader Jeremy Corbyn and Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell have announced. The public sector pay cap which has left workers facing a £1700 drop in ...and more »

'I'M leading this party': Jeremy Corbyn swats aside Tony Blair's return to politics after the former leader vowed to ... - Daily Mail

The former Labour leader has been away from frontline politics for a decade; He admitted Brexit has provided him with the motivation to get back into politics; Blair, 63, thinks the views he holds are enough to unite like-minded Britons; He said: 'This ...and more »

After hard-left turn under Jeremy Corbyn, Britain's Labour Party on course for historic defeat - Washington Post

LONDON — In 2015, Britain's Labour Party tacked to the left, repudiating the middle-way philosophy that had won it three elections under Tony Blair. Voters responded by handing the party its worst defeat in three decades. Rather than scramble back ...and more »

Local contests in UK prepare general election battleground - The Times of Israel

Council elections Thursday could give Theresa May's Conservatives crucial momentum against Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party. By Robin MILLARD 2 May 2017, 8:45 am 0 Edit · Facebook · Twitter · email; Print; 4 shares. British Prime Minister Theresa May ...and more »

Labour police policy hit by error-strewn Diane Abbott interview - Financial Times

An excruciating and error-strewn interview with one of the Labour party's most senior politicians derailed the latest attempt by the opposition to paint itself as a competent steward of Britain's public services. Diane Abbott, the shadow home secretary ...and more »