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Miliband ‘call to arms’ for young voters

Miliband ‘call to arms’ for young voters

Image copyright PA Former Labour leader Ed Miliband has issued a “call to arms”, urging young people to register to vote in next month’s EU referendum. The absence of millions of young voters from the electoral register could lead to a victory for the Leave camp in the EU referendum, he warned. Mr Miliband said […]

EU referendum battle steps up a gear

EU referendum battle steps up a gear

Image caption There is less than six weeks to go until the in-out referendum The EU referendum campaign is to step up a gear as campaigners from both sides of the debate hit the streets this weekend to try to win over voters. PM David Cameron and Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn will separately make their case […]

Major attacks senior Vote Leave Tories

Media captionEleanor Garnier reports: “As this campaign goes on, the Tory-on-Tory attacks are getting more personal” Sir John Major has launched an attack on senior Conservatives in the Vote Leave campaign, accusing them of exaggerating arguments to exit the EU. The ex-Tory PM said claims by Michael Gove, Boris Johnson and Iain Duncan Smith did […]

IMF says Brexit ‘bad to very, very bad’

IMF says Brexit ‘bad to very, very bad’

Image copyright Getty Images The International Monetary Fund chief has said a vote by the UK to leave the European Union would have “pretty bad, to very, very bad” consequences. Christine Lagarde said she had “not seen anything that’s positive” about Brexit and warned that it could “lead to a technical recession”. She echoed similar […]

Jeremy Corbyn to address Blairite rally

Jeremy Corbyn to address Blairite rally

Image copyright PA Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is to address the annual conference of Blairite group Progress on Saturday. Progress has been described by shadow chancellor John McDonnell as a “right wing conservative” group who had never accepted Mr Corbyn as Labour leader. Mr Corbyn will address its members, which include some of Labour’s best-known […]

IMF says Brexit ‘bad to very, very bad’

IMF says Brexit ‘bad to very, very bad’

The International Monetary Fund chief has said a vote by the UK to leave the European Union would have “pretty bad, to very, very bad” consequences. Christine Lagarde said she had “not seen anything that’s positive” about Brexit and warned that it could “lead to a technical recession”. She echoed similar comments made on Thursday […]

Call for Tory election letters probe

Call for Tory election letters probe

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Police have been asked to investigate claims letters sent in David Cameron’s name breached election law Police have been asked to investigate claims letters sent in David Cameron’s name led to a breach of election law. The former Liberal Democrat MP Adrian Sanders has demanded Devon and Cornwall Police […]

BBC must focus on ‘distinctive content’

BBC must focus on ‘distinctive content’

The BBC must put “distinctive content” at its heart, Culture Secretary John Whittingdale has said. It is part of a major overhaul of how the BBC is run, which has been unveiled by the government. The licence fee will continue for at least 11 years and will be linked to inflation – and viewers will […]

BBC must focus on ‘distinctive content’

BBC must focus on ‘distinctive content’

The BBC must put “distinctive content” at its heart, Culture Secretary John Whittingdale has said. It is part of a major overhaul of how the BBC is run, which has been unveiled by the government. The licence fee will continue for at least 11 years and will be linked to inflation – and viewers will […]

Nissan-Mitsubishi: A new rival for GM, Toyota?

Nissan-Mitsubishi: A new rival for GM, Toyota?}