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Dugdale: 'I have every faith in Corbyn'

Media captionScottish Labour Party conference Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said she had faith in Jeremy Corbyn despite the party losing the Copeland by-election to the Conservatives. The MSP was speaking ahead of her party’s conference in Perth. It will open just hours after Labour lost the Cumbrian constituency it had held for more than […]

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Brexit: EU backs Dublin on open Northern Ireland border

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some fear that Brexit could undermine the freedom brought by the Northern Ireland peace deal The European Commission president has said he agrees with the Irish government that Brexit should not bring back a “hard” Northern Ireland border. “We don’t want to have hard borders between Northern Ireland and […]

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Net migration to UK falls by 49,000

Image copyright PA Net migration to the UK has dropped to 273,000 in the year to September, down 49,000 from the previous year. The Office for National Statistics said it is the first time in two years the balance of people arriving and leaving the UK has dipped below 300,000. But it is short of […]

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How to cover Tom Watson's dab on radio?

The big talking point during PMQs was when Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson “dabbed” at the end of Jeremy Corbyn’s questions. But how to cover it on the radio when, as Parliamentary Correspondent Sean Curran says, a dance move is about as good on radio as ventriloquism and card tricks? Here’s how it was tackled […]