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Meet the next leader of the Labour party (sorry Jeremy Corbyn) — Even Jeremy Corbyn's most devoted followers will admit, the 66-year-old is unlikely to clock up years and years of service. The bookies give him just 475 days. Big beasts lurking on the backbenchers who could hasten that date include Chuka Umunna, Rachel Reeves and Dan Jarvis - all modernisers who are seen as potential leadership rivals.
Nov 24, 2015

Times poll showing 66% of Labour members say Corbyn is doing well is more evidence any successor will be from left..…

Mass graves of women killed by Isil — Last week Kurdish forces - backed by British and American air strikes - liberated Sinjar from Islamic State militants, along with 28 other villages. They discovered two graves. The first - containing the corpses of older women - was found west of the city's centre, near the Sinjar Technical Institute.
Nov 17, 2015

Barbarous reality in Sinjar. Mass graves of women killed by IS because they were too old to be sex slaves.…

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Cameron's EU No-Show After Awkward Diary Clash — If you are Prime Minister of Great Britain diary clashes are inevitable... but some are more awkward than others. An apologetic no-show at your local church fete is one thing. Failing to turn up to a heads of government meeting when you need a big favour from them is something else entirely.

Britain Pledging £200m In Aid Money To Africa — Sky News - First for Breaking News, video, headlines, analysis and top stories from business, politics, entertainment and more in the UK and worldwide.

Refugee Crisis: EU Leaders Gather For Summit — European leaders will promise a trust fund worth €1.8bn if African countries do more to help the refugee and migrant crisis. A summit beginning today brings together representatives from Africa and the EU in Malta, which has seen thousands of people making a perilous crossing by boat to the small Mediterranean island.

Myanmar elections: Aung San Suu Kyi isn't perfect but she's a hero — No wonder the saintly Aung San Suu Kyi is a pin up for democracy. But are you ready for some pedestal smashing? The woman known simply as "the lady" is gentle but steely, wronged but faithful. She has an angelic beauty and a winning femininity. Inevitably, she will fail to live up to expectations.

PM To Set Out Demands For Keeping UK In Europe — David Cameron has given his strongest hint yet that he will campaign for Britain to leave the European Union if his demands for reform are not met. The Prime Minister will set out a shopping list of demands on Tuesday in a letter to Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council.

PM 'Scraps Plans For Syria Airstrike Vote' — Plans for a House of Commons vote on British airstrikes in Syria have been scrapped because of opposition from MPs and Russian military involvement further complicating the conflict. The Prime Minister has previously made no secret of his desire to carry out military action against Islamic State targets in Syria.

Osborne To Set Out Britain's Key EU Demands — George Osborne is expected to set out five of the UK's key economic demands in its renegotiation with the European Union. In a speech to business leaders in Germany, the Chancellor will warn Brussels that the British people do not want an "ever closer union" with Europe.

Tampon Tax Rebellion Expected In Commons — The Government is facing a rebellion over the controversial "tampon tax" imposed by the European Union. Eurosceptic Conservatives have united with Labour MPs to back an amendment which would force the Government to challenge Brussels on the tax as part of the renegotiation strategy.
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Nov 24, 2015

Labour voters might like Jeremy Corbyn, but they don't necessarily think he will be Prime Minister (YouGov/Times)

Nov 24, 2015

@HenryTrant The real question is, will they be voted in by a left wing membership of whom 2/3 say Corbyn is doing a good job.

Nov 24, 2015

Times poll showing 66% of Labour members say Corbyn is doing well is more evidence any successor will be from left..…

Nov 24, 2015

@Arm84037189Mark It certainly will... Corbyn's first test with the wider electorate

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