Jeremy Corbyn admits anti-Semitism failure in Labour Party but refuses to adopt IHRA | Politics | News

The Labour leader has spoken out for the first time about the anti-Semitism scandal which has plagued the party. Writing in The Guardian, Mr Corbyn said he was confident the disagreement over the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism “can be resolved through dialogue with community organisations”. But he gave no indication of switching policy because he claims the definition restricts criticism of Israel “that is not anti-Semitic”. He said: “Seven of the IHRA examples were incorporated word-for-word. And I believe the essence of the other four have…

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Woman Says Hospital Gave Her A C-Section Without Anesthesia

A woman and her fiancé are suing a California hospital after she was strapped down and given an emergency cesarean section without anesthesia, according to a lawsuit filed in San Diego County. Delphina Mota, 26, was “crying and screaming at the top of her lungs, that she could feel everything that was happening, and was also pleading for help,” states the complaint, which was filed last month. “I have never encountered such a case in 35 years of practice,” the couple’s lawyer, Norman Finkelstein, told HuffPost via email. The lawsuit…

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Labour’s ‘money for NOTHING’ benefits scheme would HURT the poor – think tank warns | Politics | News

A universal basic income (UBI) would see every adult in the UK receive a certain amount of money a year, regardless of whether they are employed. However, the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), founded by former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith, has warned that Mr McDonnell’s dangerous plan to introduce a UBI for everybody will divert cash away from those who need it most. CSJ head of policy Edward Davies said the most disadvantaged households would receive less than half the sum they do under universal credit and could provide…

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Queen Letizia of Spain flaunts super-toned arms in orange vest in Mallorca

Queen Letizia of Spain, 45, was accompanied by her husband King Felipe VI and mother-in-law Emeritus Queen Sofia as she chaired the reception on Friday. The event took places at Almudaina Palace in Mallorca, Spain, and the former journalist stood out in a sleeveless, bright orange top. Her sculpted arms were on show, but the top’s polo neck helped keep her look sophisticated. The orange vest was perfectly complemented by a navy A-line skirt covered in a floral print. Like always, Letizia teamed the look with a pair of sky-high…

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Reading vs Derby County LIVE STREAM: How to watch Championship opener live online

Reading and Derby County will battle it out at the Madejski Stadium in the opening game of the 2018/19 Championship season. The match will also mark the managerial debut for Chelsea legend Frank Lampard, who is in the Derby County dugout. The Rams midfielder Tom Huddlestone is likely to be available for Lampard to select following a groin injury. While Reading could give a debut to striker Sam Baldock, but centre-back Liam Moore is unlikely to be included after handing in a transfer request. Speaking ahead of the big game,…

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Brexit news: Jacob Rees-Mogg rages at BoE’s Carney over ‘undesirable’ Brexit claims | Politics | News

A failure to get a deal with the EU means that Britain would go on to what is known as a World Trade Deal using international rules from the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Senior Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg, the chairman of the powerful pro-Brexit European Research Group (ERG), hit out at the Governor who has been facing criticism since he played a key role in George Osborne’s Project Fear campaign during the referendum. Mr Rees-Mogg said: “Mark Carney has long been the high priest of Project Fear whose reputation for…

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Australian minister REFUSES to back May’s Brexit plan as trade deal hangs in the balance | Politics | News

However, Mr Morrison voiced his support for the Prime Minister and his counterpart Chancellor Philip Hammond in the Brexit negotiations, suggesting he “certainly wouldn’t want” his job. Speaking to the Press Association at an event in Sydney, he stopped short of commenting on the Government’s strategy itself, but said: “One of the things I learn when I go to the G20 is there are some people’s jobs I certainly wouldn’t want. “This is a very challenging issue for the UK government and I commend Chancellor Hammond and of course Prime…

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Profit: Barclays finally turns corner to treble profits | City & Business | Finance

Chief executive Jes Staley hailed a “strong financial performance” in the first half of the year as he tries to resist pressure from activist investor Edward Bramson for a shake-up of the bank. The New York-based corporate raider has built up a stake of just over 5 per cent and is thought to be pushing for Barclays to scale back its investment banking operation. Staley said: “We are in conversations with Bramson, but he has not outlined what his strategy is to us.” Barclays posted a 29 per cent drop…

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The Ultimate Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

A good old chocolate chip cookie is my ultimate party trick. Last-minute dinner guests? No-brainer. Need to bring a dessert or thank-you gift to a party? A perfect choice. Late-night munchies? You bet your ass I’m making a batch. These sweets are loved by all ages and composed of ingredients you probably already have in your fridge and pantry: flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, salt, butter, eggs and vanilla. In the right proportions, this simple concoction will bring you more joy than that sad lattice pie you still haven’t…

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