A study into the widening gap been affluence and poverty in Britain reveals that there are very few radical ideas among political parties, think tanks or academic institutions for solving …
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel refused to ditch her government’s policy on refugees after holding off the strongest showing for a right-wing populist party since the Second World War.
The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, has lost a referendum poll which would have allowed him to run for at least a further five-year term.
Momentum, the loose organisation formed around Jeremy Corbyn’s election campaign, is to become a Labour-only members group.
Labour MPs have been urged by the leader of Britain’s largest union to stop sniping and rally round the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn.
Conservative Party divisions over Britain’s membership of the European Union have widened following Prime Minister David Cameron’s claim of a “new settlement”
Britain has been accused by human rights campaigners of “bending over backwards” to avoid criticism of its diplomatic ally Saudi Arabia.
Socialist leaders in Venezuela have blamed global economic factors rather than an ideological rejection of left-wing policies.
Portugal is at an historic political crossroads following the collapse of the right-wing minority government and the prospect of a new Socialist coalition.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is to set his stall for a fundamental “culture change” in Labour Party policy-making in the biggest set-piece speech to members and the wider electorate since …
The mafia and huge multinational companies are cashing in on an Italian green energy boom amid claims of widespread fraud.
Major British and American companies are cashing in on a private sector boom in the operation of drones against “high value terror targets”.
Unions have won a significant breakthrough against secret blacklisting of workers by companies facing legal claims for compensation.
A ground-breaking legal challenge has been mounted to the controversial Uber taxi firm’s conditions of employment for drivers has been mounted over safety, pay and holidays.
In their tens of thousands, teachers, lawyers, nurses, trade unionists, parents and the increasingly dispossessed marched through London and Glasgow under the banner “End Austerity Now”. Similar protests have been …
Funding of the Co-op Part by up to £1 million a year is set to continue following a decision by the annual meeting of its namesake trading Group.
Opposition peers in the House of Lords have a sufficient majority to block every Conservatives measure in the Queen’s Speech.
Labour’s interim leader Harriet Harman has moved to close gaps in the party’s frontbench while announcing that she will not be standing again for the deputy position.
In a reflection of the Westminster contest, the Tories made gains in local elections throughout the south-east of England and Midlands while Labour retained control of its urban strongholds.
The Labour Party has joined a campaign to retain the political link between the Co-op Party and its financial backer the retailing Co-op Group.
The political arm of the Co-op is locked in a rancorous dispute over plans which would open the way for an end to core funding by its retail backer.