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UK's Corbyn, Sturgeon reflect on election results

USATODAY.com Friday, 13 December 2019
UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has defended his party's policies despite Labour's general election loss. And Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon said it was time for Scotland to decide its own future. (Dec. 13)
 
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Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn, Jo Swinson and Nicola Sturgeon react to election outcome.

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Jeremy Corbyn Jeremy Corbyn Former Leader of the British Labour Party, MP for Islington North

Culture, Corbyn and chaos: Labour’s recipe for election disaster [Video]

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A toxic culture, the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn and a litany of organisational failures have been blamed for the Labour Party’s disastrous loss in the last election. Labour Together, a group including MPs Ed Miliband and Lucy Powell, party members, union leaders and media figures, has investigated a crushing defeat it said was “a long time coming”.

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New clashes with police as anti-lockdown protests erupt across Europe

Thousands of people across Europe took to the streets to oppose their governments’ lockdown measures amid the pandemic. From London to Berlin and Warsaw, demonstrators clashed with police, who made several arrests, including that of Piers Corbyn, the brother of ex-Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. In Italy, hospitality workers protested in front of the Pantheon in Rome, claiming the safety measures required by the government will hinder their recovery efforts. Report by Avagninag. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Nicola Sturgeon Nicola Sturgeon First Minister of Scotland, Leader of the Scottish National Party

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Sturgeon: Biggest step for Scotland out of lockdown today

The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, says that "today marks the biggest step for Scotland out of lockdown", as museums, hairdressers, place of worships, cinemas and other indoor activities finally reopen. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Sturgeon announces no coronavirus deaths have been reported in Scotland for a full week [Video]

Sturgeon announces no coronavirus deaths have been reported in Scotland for a full week

Nicola Sturgeon announces that Scotland has now gone a full week without any new coronavirus deaths.The milestone comes as Scotland eases its lockdown restrictions further. Venues like museums, galleries and other attractions have reopened there today.

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Scotland reports 6th day of no coronavirus deaths [Video]

Scotland reports 6th day of no coronavirus deaths

First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed there have been no coronavirus related deaths in the country for the 6th day in a row. The politician went on to confirm the reopening of tourism, museums, childcare, hairdressing and faith centres Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Sturgeon sets out easing of restrictions in Scotland [Video]

Sturgeon sets out easing of restrictions in Scotland

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon sets out the restrictions which have been lifted in Scotland from today as the nation moves from phase two to phase three of their Covid-19 lockdown. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Nicola Sturgeon urges Scots to comply with face covering rules [Video]

Nicola Sturgeon urges Scots to comply with face covering rules

Nicola Sturgeon said she is hopeful people will comply with new rules making face coverings compulsory in shops.

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Scotland Scotland Country in Northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom

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A barber in East Renfrewshire opened his doors at midnight on Wednesday as a thank you to loyal customers who supported him through lockdown.Tony Mann in Giffnock decided to start cutting hair as soon as he was allowed to on the first day of hairdressers and other establishments in Scotland reopening.His barber shop will be open for 24 hours on Wednesday with the 24-year-old also fully booked with appointments for the following fortnight.

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Michigan football's David Ojabo stuck in Scotland because of international travel ban

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Labour Party (UK) Labour Party (UK) Centre-left political party in the United Kingdom

Prime Minister's Questions: July 15 round-up [Video]

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson clashes with Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and Lib Dem acting co-leader Sir Ed Davey during Prime Minister's Questions.

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Keir Starmer visits an engineering firm in Essex [Video]

Keir Starmer visits an engineering firm in Essex

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer visits an engineering firm in Harlow, Essex, and says that the government's job retention bonus must target the areas that most need it. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Sir Keir Starmer calls on Government to focus jobs retention bonus scheme on areas most in need [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer calls on Government to focus jobs retention bonus scheme on areas most in need

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has called on the Government to focus their jobs retention bonus scheme on the areas that most need it.Speaking on a tour of an engineering components manufacturer in Harlow, Essex, Sir Keir said the scheme provides a bonus for "all jobs" and is not "focused in the right places".

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Starmer urges Johnson to apologise for comments on care homes [Video]

Starmer urges Johnson to apologise for comments on care homes

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer called on Boris Johnson to apologise for his comments on care homes.Sir Keir said: “On Monday, when asked why care home deaths had been so high the Prime Minister said, and I quote, ‘too many care homes didn’t really follow the procedures in the way that they could have’.“That has caused huge offence to frontline care workers. It has now been 48 hours. Will the Prime Minister apologise to care workers?”Mr Johnson replied: “The last thing I wanted to do is to blame care workers for what has happened or for any of them to think that I was blaming them because they’ve worked hard, incredibly hard, throughout this crisis, looking after some of the most vulnerable people in our country and doing an outstanding job.”“And as he knows, tragically, 257 of them have lost their lives.“And when it comes to taking blame, I take full responsibility for what has happened.”

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Starmer visits BrewDog pub and brewery in London [Video]

Starmer visits BrewDog pub and brewery in London

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer visits a BrewDog pub and brewery in London where he calls on the government to leave support in place for business sectors like tourism, hospitality and the arts. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Scottish National Party Scottish National Party Scottish political party

SNP's Ian Blackford calls out the PM on Rashford's food campaign [Video]

SNP's Ian Blackford calls out the PM on Rashford's food campaign

SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford said Marcus Rashford “has shown more moral leadership in tackling poverty in a matter of days than this Tory government has in this past decade of cuts”.

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Critics lead backlash against Dominic Cummings' statement [Video]

Critics lead backlash against Dominic Cummings' statement

Dominic Cummings has faced huge backlash from politicians and the public after being accused of flouting the rules he helped impose on the rest of the country. Critics included political commentator Alastair Campbell and SNP leader Ian Blackford.

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Ian Blackford calls for Dominic Cummings to resign [Video]

Ian Blackford calls for Dominic Cummings to resign

The Scottish National Party's Westminster leader Ian Blackford has called on Dominic Cummings to resign over allegations he broke lockdown rules by travelling hundreds of miles to his parents while suffering from coronavirus symptoms. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Brexit briefing: 228 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 228 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process. Europe’s chief Brexit negotiator has been told there is “significant opposition” to the UK Government’s refusal to consider extending the timetable for talks. Both the SNP leader at Westminster, Ian Blackford, and the acting Liberal Democrat leader, Sir Ed Davey, have signed a letter to Michel Barnier, supporting an extension to the transition period.

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