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Hammond urges Syria and Yemen action

Hammond urges Syria and Yemen action

Image copyright AP Image caption The Syrian civil war has seen Islamic State militants take control of parts of the country Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond is to press for more concerted action on the war-torn countries of Syria and Yemen during a tour of the Gulf states. Mr Hammond is due to arrive in Saudi […]

Blair warns against Corbyn ‘experiment’

Media captionTony Blair spoke to This Week’s World presenter Emily Maitlis about radicalisation and the legacy of the 2003 invasion of Iraq It would be a “very dangerous experiment” for the UK to give Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn power, Tony Blair has told the BBC’s This Week’s World. The former Labour prime minister said the […]

Miliband ‘call to arms’ for young voters

Miliband ‘call to arms’ for young voters

Image copyright PA Former Labour leader Ed Miliband has issued a “call to arms”, urging young people to register to vote in next month’s EU referendum. The absence of millions of young voters from the electoral register could lead to a victory for the Leave camp in the EU referendum, he warned. Mr Miliband said […]

EU referendum battle steps up a gear

EU referendum battle steps up a gear

Image caption There is less than six weeks to go until the in-out referendum The EU referendum campaign is to step up a gear as campaigners from both sides of the debate hit the streets this weekend to try to win over voters. PM David Cameron and Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn will separately make their case […]

Major attacks senior Vote Leave Tories

Media captionEleanor Garnier reports: “As this campaign goes on, the Tory-on-Tory attacks are getting more personal” Sir John Major has launched an attack on senior Conservatives in the Vote Leave campaign, accusing them of exaggerating arguments to exit the EU. The ex-Tory PM said claims by Michael Gove, Boris Johnson and Iain Duncan Smith did […]

Jeremy Corbyn to address Blairite rally

Jeremy Corbyn to address Blairite rally

Image copyright PA Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is to address the annual conference of Blairite group Progress on Saturday. Progress has been described by shadow chancellor John McDonnell as a “right wing conservative” group who had never accepted Mr Corbyn as Labour leader. Mr Corbyn will address its members, which include some of Labour’s best-known […]

Call for Tory election letters probe

Call for Tory election letters probe

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Police have been asked to investigate claims letters sent in David Cameron’s name breached election law Police have been asked to investigate claims letters sent in David Cameron’s name led to a breach of election law. The former Liberal Democrat MP Adrian Sanders has demanded Devon and Cornwall Police […]

Nissan-Mitsubishi: A new rival for GM, Toyota?

Nissan-Mitsubishi: A new rival for GM, Toyota?}

Nissan to sink $2.2B into scandal-hit Mitsubishi

Nissan to sink $2.2B into scandal-hit Mitsubishi}

Euro Finance Heads Said to Weigh Closing Two Cyprus Banks – Bloomberg

Euro Finance Heads Said to Weigh Closing Two Cyprus Banks – Bloomberg

Euro-area finance chiefs, pressuring Cyprus to shrink its banking system as the condition for a bailout, are reviving demands they jettisoned last week as too extreme, four European officials said. Finance ministers for the 17 euro countries are considering a plan to shutter the two biggest banks in Cyprus and freeze the assets of uninsured […]