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    1. May 2, 2016

      The worst for Labour is yet to come

      A gentle reminder: many Britons have no idea what “Zionism” or “anti-Semitism” mean. Some will think Israel is an Arab...

    2. April 30, 2016

      Ken Livingstone refuses to withdraw comments about Hitler and Jews

      Ken Livingstone has blamed “embittered Blairites” for “whipping up” controversy over the Labour party’s position on...

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    1. April 29, 2016

      Labour launches anti-Semitism inquiry

      Labour has launched an inquiry into anti-Semitism within the party after days of rows on racism, an issue that is...

    2. April 29, 2016

      To tackle anti-Semitism, Labour needs action as well as emotion

      It was one of the most fraught and passion-filled days in British politics of recent times. Ken Livingstone, the former...

    3. April 28, 2016

      Corbyn under pressure to stamp out Labour party anti-Semitism

      Jeremy Corbyn is under mounting pressure to stamp out anti-Semitism in the Labour party, after former London mayor Ken...

    4. April 28, 2016

      Corbyn allies fear his enemies will exploit anti-Semitism row

      It was the most vivid symptom of the poison that has been running through the party for months: the Labour MP John Mann...

    5. April 28, 2016

      How Jeremy Corbyn turned me into a political Jew

      This column is by way of an apology to Sadiq Khan. The Labour MP is the favourite to be the next mayor of London; he...

    6. April 28, 2016

      UK Labour party suspends former London mayor in anti-Semitism row

      The anti-Semitism row in Britain’s opposition Labour party intensified on Thursday with the suspension of the former...

    7. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      Ken Livingstone suspended in anti-Semitism row

      Ken Livingstone has been suspended from the Labour Party pending an investigation “for bringing the Party into...

    8. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      Calls to suspend Ken Livingstone over 'Nazi apologist' row

      Jeremy Corbyn on Thursday faced calls from Labour MPs to suspend former London mayor Ken Livingstone, as a row over...

    9. April 22, 2016

      London’s mayoral race falls short in every way

      Staring at the voters of Europe’s largest city are two Lilliputian choices for mayor. The Conservative Zac Goldsmith...

    10. January 14, 2016

      Corbyn meets resistance to fast-track of Trident review

      Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is on course for a “ferocious bust-up” with his party over Trident after it emerged his...

    11. January 7, 2016

      Corbyn fills final gaps in reshuffle

      Jeremy Corbyn finally laid his reshuffle to rest after four days with the appointment of six new junior shadow...

    12. January 7, 2016

      Labour moderates should not serve Corbyn

      After this week, Jeremy Corbyn will not be doubted when he says he wants to change Britain’s Labour party. The...

    13. December 1, 2015

      The slow death of the British Labour party

      Three months after Jeremy Corbyn was elected Labour leader, Britain’s centre-left party is at war with itself. Many of...

    14. November 18, 2015

      Ken Livingstone apologises for comments about Labour MP

      Ken Livingstone was forced to apologise after describing a key Labour MP as “depressed and disturbed” as the party was...

    15. October 14, 2015

      How the Overground transformed travel in London

      Standing on Willesden Junction station waiting for a London Overground train, I noticed some railway work going on down...

    16. September 11, 2015

      Labour party’s Sadiq Khan wins London mayor nomination

      Sadiq Khan has become the Labour party’s candidate in next year’s London mayoral contest after pulling ahead of the...

    17. August 24, 2015

      ‘Corbyn-mania’ lifts Sadiq Khan in London race

      The betting odds for Sadiq Khan to become Labour’s mayoral candidate have sharply narrowed after a huge influx of new...

    18. August 13, 2015

      People’s quantitative easing — no magic

      Although Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal of “people’s quantitative easing” is described in his economic manifesto as only “an...

    19. August 11, 2015

      Labour veterans and young activists in the mix at ‘Team Corbyn’

      The team behind Jeremy Corbyn’s bid to be Labour leader is as mixed as the support base he has succeeded in attracting....

    20. May 22, 2015

      Hopefuls ready London for life after celebrity mayors

      With only a year left to go as London mayor, Boris Johnson now likes to start meetings with his City Hall team by...

    21. September 29, 2014

      Who will be the next mayor of London?

      Candidates for the next London mayor Only two people have held the post of elected London mayor since it was created in...

    22. January 14, 2014

      Capita regains congestion charge contract

      Capita, the company once loathed by motorists for implementing London’s congestion charge, has snatched back the...

    23. August 26, 2013

      Could London ever be a city-state?

      It is fashionable these days to portray London as a nascent city-state, a world city pulling away in wealth and status...

    24. August 7, 2013

      High-speed orbital rail proposed for London

      A new high-speed “rail bagel” encircling London will become a priority for the capital as its population soars to 10m...

    25. July 19, 2013

      How to give bike use a push

      A question that troubles me a little – and might trouble others, such as London mayor Boris Johnson, even more – is...

    26. March 19, 2013

      London mayor would like to try PM’s job

      Boris Johnson has said he would like to “have a crack” at being prime minister, while claiming “it would never happen”....

    27. November 18, 2012

      ‘Wizard of Oz’ aims to cast electoral spell

      Lynton Crosby, dubbed the “Wizard of Oz” by his grateful clients, made his name masterminding successive election...

    28. June 22, 2012

      Public shaming is the way to tackle tax cheats

      Whatever one thinks of the conduct that landed Jimmy Carr on the front pages of the newspapers this week, no one can...

    29. May 26, 2012

      ‘Londoners never go to the Transport Museum’

      My perfect day would begin with a walk with my dog, Coco, on Hampstead Heath, on a nice sunny morning. What’s lovely...

    30. May 8, 2012

      Johnson names deputy to push growth agenda

      Boris Johnson has annou­n­ced key appointments to his City Hall team, signalling a focus on jobs and growth with the...

    31. May 5, 2012

      Livingstone leaves the political stage

      Ken Livingstone, the great survivor of British politics, went down fighting against his Conservative rival Boris...

    32. May 5, 2012

      ‘Red Ken’ fights last campaign

      Ken Livingstone’s defeat in his bid for a historic third term as London mayor will be the final chapter in a political...

    33. May 5, 2012

      Johnson wins London mayor’s race

      Boris Johnson last night beat Ken Livingstone in a closely fought race to secure a second term as London mayor, a...

    34. May 4, 2012

      PM rejects call to turn right after poll losses

      Labour has made sweeping gains in local elections across England and Wales, winning an 8 percentage point lead over the...

    35. May 4, 2012

      Labour celebrates with gains nationwide

      Ed Miliband has fortified his party’s morale after Labour’s sweeping gains in main cities such as Cardiff, Birmingham,...

    36. May 4, 2012

      Labour incredulous at timing of King criticism

      Labour reacted with incredulity on Thursday after Sir Mervyn King, Bank of England governor, publicly endorsed George...

    37. May 2, 2012

      Strong mayors can revive democracy

      Victorian Britain was a cradle of vibrant local government. Under dynamic mayors such as Joseph Chamberlain, who ran...

    38. May 2, 2012

      Greens hope to benefit from disillusionment

      At a time of growing disillusionment with mainstream politicians, the Green party is hoping to make gains in Thursday’s...

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