New Zealand volcano: families, first responders and PM react after eruption

The scale of this tragedy is devastating. Police and Defence Force personnel have undertaken a number of aerial reconnaissance flights over the island since the eruption. However, no signs of life have been detected. We’re standing strong, standing together, holding the fort together. And like I said, in prayer with faith. We’re just staying strong for one another […]

UK election 2019: how the Tory triumph unfolded

This one nation Conservative government has been given a powerful new mandate. This is obviously a very disappointing night for the Labour party. Tonight is terrible. It’s horrendous. It’s heartbreaking. Jo Swinson has lost her seat in Dunbartonshire East to the Scottish National Party. The most disastrous result for the Labour party. The worst result since 1935. [cheering […]

Why are England’s schools at breaking point?

The government reckons that state schools in England are more flush with cash than ever. Mr Speaker, there’s more money going into our schools in this country than ever before. We are investing record amounts in our schools. The school funding this year is at a record high. But the UK’s statistics watchdog has scolded the government several […]

Boris Johnson challenged by nurses over NHS pledges

I’m a student nurse and I’m really struggling at the moment. Well we are. We were bringing back the £5000 bursary. And the tuition fees. That’s a bit that’s sinking me right now. OK. Well, we’re definitely bringing back the bursaries. But not the tuition fees? – Well, I have to check that. – Check that. I have to […]

Paul Mason on Tory Lies, The Media Machine and What We Can Do About It

I’ve worked in the media for 30 years I know that the hostility to labour leaders who want to change things is what lies behind all of this. if there was a Labour leader who said “that’s fine guys, keep your profits, keep your carbon burning fracking industry, the press would leave them alone. There’s a kind of […]

Labour’s key manifesto promises in 90 seconds

Labour’s manifesto is a manifesto for hope. That is what this document is. We will unleash a record investment blitz, and it will rebuild our schools, our hospitals, care homes and the housing so desperately needed in every town, every city and every region. So a Labour government will ensure the big oil and gas corporations that profit […]

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