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Labour leadership candidate Clive Lewis suggests there should be referendum on Royal Family
Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has suggested that there should be a referendum on the future of the Royal Family during his Labour leadership campaign launch in south London.
Neil Golding takes the reins as Saracens Rugby Club chairman
Lawyer Neil Golding has been appointed new Saracens chairman in place of the retiring Nigel Wray.
Ian Murray qualifies for Labour deputy leadership race
Edinburgh South MP Ian Murray has secured the required number of nominations from Labour MPs and MEPs to allow him to run in the party’s deputy leadership contest.
Gardiner not standing, 24 hours after announcing he might
Shadow secretary of state for international trade Barry Gardiner (Brent North) confirmed this morning that he will not be putting his name forward to become the next leader of the Labour Party. The announcement comes less than 24 hours after he said he was considering entering the race.
Michelle Ballantyne hopeful of support for Scottish Conservatives leadership bid
MSP Michelle Ballantyne hopes to garner the required support of 100 party members to qualify for the contest to succeed Ruth Davidson as Scottish Conservative leader.
Barry Gardiner exploring Labour leadership bid
The shadow secretary of state for international trade Barry Gardiner (Brent North) has confirmed that he is seriously considering joining the race to become the next leader of the Labour Party.
Duke and Duchess of Sussex step down as senior royals
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced that they are to step down from their positions as senior royals and furthermore, they will be spending more time in North America.
John Lewis managing director Nickolds to step down in wake of profit warning
Paula Nickolds is to step down from her role as managing director of the John Lewis Partnership, after the retailer issued a profit warning which cast the payment of annual staff bonuses into doubt.
International Airlines Group chief executive Walsh to retire
Chief executive of International Airlines Group [IAG], Willie Walsh, has announced that he will step down from the board in March and retire on June 30 this year.
UNISON backs Sir Keir’s leadership bid
UNISON, the largest trade union in the United Kingdom and an affiliate of the Labour Party, has today endorsed shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer (Holborn & St Pancras) to become the next leader of the party.
Rebecca Long-Bailey enters the Labour leadership race
The shadow secretary of state for business, energy and industrial strategy Rebecca Long-Bailey (Salford & Eccles) has become the sixth candidate to enter the race for the leadership of the Labour Party.
Basketball remembers former NBA commissioner David Stern
The Basketball world is mourning the death of David Stern, the former commissioner of the US National Basketball Association [NBA], who passed away at the age of 77.
Corbyn not drawn on supporting any Labour leadership candidate
Outgoing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said that he will not openly endorse any of the candidates to succeed him as leader of the Labour party.
Elon Musk – Is Mars the limit?
Never a figure without some controversy following him – very often but not always originating with Twitter – Elon Musk has once again defied personal and business critics alike as Tesla enters the new decade on a high.