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Corbyn told to back new EU referendum or lose millions of supporters

Jeremy Corbyn has been warned by Labour’s leader in the European parliament and other grandees that the party will be deserted by millions of anti-Brexit voters if it fails to clearly back a second referendum in its manifesto for next month’s EU elections.

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May says greater risk of no Brexit the longer it takes to find compromise

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday that the longer it takes to find a compromise with the opposition Labour Party to secure a parliamentary majority for a Brexit deal, the less likely it is that Britain will leave the European Union.

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UK opposition Labour moving closer to backing second Brexit referendum: deputy leader

Britain’s opposition Labour Party is getting closer to supporting a second Brexit referendum, its deputy leader Tom Watson told BBC TV on Sunday.

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Migrant workers and xenophobia in the UK labour movement

The UK Labour Party leadership has been receiving a lot of criticism for its handling of Brexit.

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German far-left politician launches ‘Stand up’ movement

A German far-left politician will launch on Tuesday a cross-party movement called “Stand up”, modelled on the populist campaigns of US Senator Bernie Sanders and Britain’s Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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North East MP calls for UK to stop selling arms to Israel after Gaza protest deaths

Grahame Morris, Labour MP for Easington, led a House of Commons debate on the humanitarian situation in Gaza, a strip of land west of Israel which is home to 1.8 million people.

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Jeremy Corbyn urges ‘spirit of Good Friday Agreement’ revival as Brexit looms

On a visit to Belfast on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the historic accord, the Labour leader will urge the Northern Irish parties, as well as Westminster, Ireland and Brussels, to play their part.

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Theresa May to blame for Windrush crisis, says Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn is to accuse Theresa May of being personally responsible for the Windrush generation controversy by setting a deliberately unreachable bar with her “hostile environment” immigration policies.

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Leaving The EU But Staying In The Single Market Would Be The Worst Of All Worlds

With this week marking one year until Britain officially leaves the EU, HuffPost is running a series of blogs answering big questions still left unanswered about our Brexit future. Today, Conservative MP Bernard Jenkin and Labour MP Heidi Alexander write on whether Britain might yet stay in the Single Market. Follow the series on #BrexitFuture

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Quarter of Labour voters could ditch party amid confusion over Brexit stance – poll

One in four Labour voters could switch to another party at the next election amid confusion over its stance on Brexit, according to a new poll.

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New Zealand parties hold talks to form coalition government

New Zealand’s small nationalist party which holds the balance of power after an inconclusive election held talks on Sunday with Prime Minister Bill English and separately with the opposition Labour leader as both try to form a coalition government.

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Final tally in NZ election strengthens Labour in negotiation talks

A possible Labour-Green coalition narrowed the gap with the ruling National Party in New Zealand’s final election tally on Saturday, strengthening their position in formal talks next week with a small nationalist party to form a government.

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EU ‘steps up’ Brexit talks with Labour amid ‘plot’ to oust Theresa May

EU negotiators have reportedly stepped up backroom Brexit talks with Labour amid concerns over Theresa May’s future.

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French left stages street showdown over Macron reforms

Tens of thousands of French leftists are expected to answer a call by firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon to throng the streets of Paris on Saturday in protest over President Emmanuel Macron’s sweeping reforms of the labour code.

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Pro-EU Tory rebels MUST back Theresa May’s Brexit bill to stop Corbyn, PM aide warns

Mr Green’s warning comes amid reports that at least half a dozen Tory MPs are considering joining Labour, the SNP and Liberal Democrats in rebelling on a key part of the EU Withdrawal Bill.

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UK Labour calls on Theresa May to drop objection to Europe’s top court

Prime Minister Theresa May should drop her red line over the role of the European Court of Justice after Brexit, members of Britain’s Labour Party urged in a letter published Wednesday in the Financial Times.

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