Organisation: British Labour Party
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
There is an onus on the party to eke out its true definition, as a right-of-centre party, and put a real end to civil war politics, writes Daniel McConnell.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2020
It will be bittersweet for Stormzy that his second album arrives the day the British Labour party was confirmed as suffering a historic general election trouncing.
Fri, 13 Dec, 2019
There are many reasons why even the oldest democracies, such as the US and Britain, are increasingly riven by tribal hatreds. But when political leaders deliberately exploit these rifts and whip up hostile emotions even further, they do immense harm to the institutions that guarantee people’s freedom and safety, writes
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019
There is now a meeting of minds between Trotskyist TD Paul Murphy and a once neo-Thatcherite Leo Varadkar.
Wed, 02 Oct, 2019
The British Labour Party is going to block Boris Johnson's attempt to seek a general election in the UK.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2019
Sometimes great change, maybe the greatest of change, comes in a quiet, almost unspoken way — certainly without the triumphalism that hinders bridge building.
Fri, 30 Aug, 2019
Happy anniversary to us, dear reader. It’s 20 years to the week since this column began, and how very different the United world is today.
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019
Brexit has become more complicated, chaotic and disorderly. We can certainly add a disorderly Brexit to the long-used terms of hard Brexit and soft Brexit.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2019
Holding a second Brexit referendum is “entirely up to” Britain but securing a deal that protects the Irish border must be prioritised, the Taoiseach has said.
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018
The British Labour party's shadow Northern Ireland secretary Owen Smith has been "asked to stand down" after calling for a second Brexit referendum.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2018
Hard-line Brexiteers have warned British prime minister, Theresa May, that she could be ousted from office if she backs down on key issues at today’s deal-breaking talks in Brussels.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2017
A customs union between Northern Ireland and the Republic must survive Brexit for the good of the economy, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said.
Sun, 19 Nov, 2017
Sleaford Mods might eschew the role of spokesmen for the downtrodden but they do add some grit to the prawn-sandwich of popular music, writes
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
IDA: Brexit should see foreign investment boost.
Mon, 05 Jun, 2017
Jeremy Corbyn is not the cause of all of Labour’s problems, but is nonetheless central to them, writes
Mon, 27 Feb, 2017
The UK secretary for Northern Ireland has said the gains of the past must not be derailed.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2017
He has been re-elected leader of the British Labour party, despite a coup attempt, because he wants a fair society for everyone, says
Wed, 28 Sep, 2016
Jeremy Corbyn has issued a fresh defence of his record as British Labour Party leader and continued to defy party MPs who want him to stand down.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2016
Mon, 27 Jun, 2016
A Brexit would “test the capacity” of the Irish Government, Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesman has warned.
Mon, 20 Jun, 2016
The explosive cross-ideological responses to Ken Livingstone’s ludicrous remarks about historical Zionism, Hitler, and National Socialism encapsulate the vicious dichotomy at the heart of the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Tue, 03 May, 2016
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016
British PM David Cameron has come under intense pressure to crack down on offshore tax havens after a massive data leak exposed the scale of efforts by the rich and powerful to hide assets.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2016
Mon, 12 Oct, 2015
The false dichotomy of governments versus markets must be dropped in favour of clear thought about desired market outcomes, writes
Fri, 02 Oct, 2015
British Labour leader’s anti-austerity policies of a living wage and high taxation of the rich would be popular here, says. Would you vote for him? Take our poll.
Mon, 14 Sep, 2015
Gender quotas will see more female election candidates in the field but not necessarily in the Dáil and the woman who spearheaded the policy, Joan Burton, could lose out in the capital’s battle royale, writes
Sat, 15 Aug, 2015
Any British United fan who remembers 1992, and who is also a Red in politics as well as football, could have been forgiven for suffering some sudden tremors of doubt before the weekend’s matches.
Mon, 11 May, 2015
Smashed and shaken by the sheer scale of its surprise election defeat, the British Labour Party now faces into months of soul searching as it chooses a new leader.
Sat, 09 May, 2015
David Cameron prepares for another term as British Prime Minister, the DUP retains its position as the largest party in the North and Ed Miliband, Nigel Farage and Nick Clegg step down in light of the British Election results. In other news a Dublin man admits to cheating on his wife on live radio and UCD look set to enter the Europa League.
Fri, 08 May, 2015
DON’T you just love a neck-and-neck election? That’s what the general election in the UK is shaping up to be. It offers all the potential excitement of our favourite spectator sport. It’s just a month away, and already it looks like it will be a really tough and bruising encounter.
Tue, 31 Mar, 2015
Scots go to the polls today to make what is, perhaps, the most momentous decision of their lives: whether to stay within a 300 year union with England or go it alone.
Thu, 18 Sep, 2014
THE UK looks finished, from where I’m sitting. It’s true my view is a little bit obstructed right now, after a “Yes Scotland” rally in Glasgow’s George’s Square. But no matter how the people of Scotland vote today, I believe the joyous euphoria released by the “Yes, Scotland” campaign means the days of the UK are numbered.
Thu, 18 Sep, 2014
Scotland’s future remained in the balance as pro and anti independence campaigners launched a last-ditch frantic bid to take the edge in tomorrow’s historic referendum.
Wed, 17 Sep, 2014
A Fine Gael TD’s attempt in the 1960s to reconstitute the role of the State in society may have failed, but it later influenced major policy changes, writes
Wed, 11 Jun, 2014
A new Bank Holiday should be created in the North to celebrate the achievements of the peace process, the British Labour Party has proposed.
Sat, 23 Nov, 2013
Donegal senator Jimmy Harte releases a statement in praise of Alex Ferguson.
Wed, 08 May, 2013
Food safety officials in Britain raided two plants yesterday in the latest development in the investigation into the illegal trade of horsemeat.
Wed, 13 Feb, 2013
Prominent republican Colin Duffy, currently held over the murder of a Northern Ireland prison officer, is at the centre of a challenge to the European Court of Human Rights which could force a change in the laws governing the length of time terror suspects can be held.
Sun, 04 Nov, 2012
A grassroots Labour movement aimed at taking policy development away from highly-paid “handlers” and giving it back to ordinary members will be launched next month.
Sat, 25 Aug, 2012
The British government should open an inquiry into the 1989 murder of Catholic solicitor Pat Finucane, the opposition Labour Party said today.
Thu, 29 Sep, 2011
BRITISH left-wing maverick and former Labour Party MP George Galloway has said he is considering rejoining the British Labour Party following last week’s election of Ed Miliband.
Mon, 04 Oct, 2010
David Miliband today said he was “incredibly proud” of his brother Ed who beat him in the race for the British Labour Party leadership.
Mon, 27 Sep, 2010