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Labour will inherit 'worst economic situation since Second World War', shadow chancellor warns

Sky News Wednesday, 28 February 2024
Labour will inherit the worst economic situation of any incoming government since the Second World War, Rachel Reeves warned today, accusing the Conservative Party of "burning the house down" during its time in government.
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Starmer refuses to comment on Rayner’s tax affairs [Video]

Starmer refuses to comment on Rayner’s tax affairs

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has refused to comment on whether the party has provided funding for tax or legal advice for his deputy Angela Rayner’s tax affairs. Mr Starmer said, “I have said I am absolutely pleased to be out with Angela today, and that is the focus that she has, that is the focus that I have had.” Report by Ajagbef. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Labour calls for police probe into MP Mark Menzies [Video]

Labour calls for police probe into MP Mark Menzies

Police should investigate allegations an MP misused campaign funds, Labour has said. Mark Menzies lost the Conservative whip after claims emerged that he had used political donations to cover medical expenses. Menzies disputes the allegations. Starmer said: “There are obviously a lot of unanswered questions in relation to these allegations, not least why it seems the Conservative Party took so long to act and whether they’ve reported this to the police, who, it seems to me, should be involved" Report by Covellm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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PM asked if he'd cut pensions or raise taxes to fund NI plan [Video]

PM asked if he'd cut pensions or raise taxes to fund NI plan

Rishi Sunak has refused to explain how he intends to fund a £46bn plan to abolish National Insurance – during this week’s Prime Minister’s Questions. Despite being pressed multiple times by Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer, the PM insisted his government has delivered the biggest tax cut since the 1980s. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Starmer accuses PM of 'smearing a working class woman' [Video]

Starmer accuses PM of 'smearing a working class woman'

Keir Starmer has accused the prime minister of 'smearing a working class woman' as the two clashed during PMQs. The Labour leader accused ‘billionaire’ Rishi Sunak of using schemes for tax evasion while trying to draw attention to Angela Rayner's tax affairs. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Dodds: Labour urges PM to de-escalate tension in Middle East [Video]

Dodds: Labour urges PM to de-escalate tension in Middle East

Labour Chair Anneliese Dodds says the party has urged the prime minister to de-escalate tensions in the Middle East, while ensuring there is restraint from Israel. She adds the Labour Party believes the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRCG) should be proscribed in the UK. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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MP accused of misusing campaign funds quits Tory Party and won't stand at next election

An MP facing allegations of misusing campaign funds has quit the Conservative Party and says he won't stand at the next general election.
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Rishi Sunak is not a Conservative but a 'socialist', claims Reform's Richard Tice

Reform Party leader Richard Tice has branded Rishi Sunak a "socialist" as he predicted a "realignment" of the right at the next general election.
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Rishi Sunak pledges to keep child benefit cap if Tories win next election

Rishi Sunak has revealed he will keep the two-child benefit cap if the Conservatives win the next election.
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Tories warned Menzies misuse of funds claims 'constituted fraud' but whistleblower told there was no 'duty' to report it

The Conservatives were warned ex-Tory MP Mark Menzies's alleged misuse of party funds may have constituted fraud but the whistleblower was told there was no duty..
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Police 'reviewing information' about Tory MP Mark Menzies after alleged misuse of funds

Police say they are reviewing "information" about Conservative MP Mark Menzies after Labour asked for an investigation into claims he misused party funds.
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Biden suggests his uncle may have been eaten by cannibals during WWII - in apparent swipe at Trump

Joe Biden has suggested his uncle may have been eaten by cannibals after his plane was shot down during the Second World War - as he said Donald Trump was..
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Murder of WW2 veteran solved - 56 years after he was shot

The murder of a Second World War veteran has been solved - more than 50 years after he was found shot dead.
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World War II: Preserving the historical record for future generations [Video]

World War II: Preserving the historical record for future generations

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Germany begins deployment of permanent Lithuania brigade in first since WWII [Video]

Germany begins deployment of permanent Lithuania brigade in first since WWII

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Huge unexploded WWII bomb discovered in Germany [Video]

Huge unexploded WWII bomb discovered in Germany

The discovery of the half-tonne device in Cologne's Rhine River during construction led to shipping closures and evacuations.

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Rachel Reeves Rachel Reeves Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

Reeves: People still worse off despite fall in inflation [Video]

Reeves: People still worse off despite fall in inflation

Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves insists people are still worse off under a Tory government despite inflation falling to 3.2%, adding the reason for the fall was due to changes in global markets. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Labour unveils plan to clamp down on retail crime [Video]

Labour unveils plan to clamp down on retail crime

Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper claimed Labour would bring in 13,000 more police officers in a bid to revive high streets. Ms Cooper claimed the government had "finally done a U-turn" as it now backed a previous Labour proposal to bring in a new law covering attacks on retail staff. The shadow home secretary was joined by deputy party leader Angela Rayner and shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves on a visit to the north east where they met with retail staff. Report by Kennedyl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Rachel Reeves announces non-dom tax plan [Video]

Rachel Reeves announces non-dom tax plan

Labour's Rachel Reeves has announced plans to crack down on tax avoidance. The shadow chancellor said Labour will ensure "that people who make Britain their home pay their fair share of tax here in Britain." The shadow chancellor said Labour aims to raise £2.6bn over the next parliament by closing “loopholes” in the government’s plans to abolish exemptions for “non-doms". Report by Kennedyl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Ashworth: Weak Rishi Sunak should declare a general election [Video]

Ashworth: Weak Rishi Sunak should declare a general election

Jonathan Ashworth has urged the prime minister to call a general election “now”. Whilst campaigning in Blackpool alongside Rachel Reeves, the shadow paymaster general claimed that “weak Rishi Sunak is running scared,” and that whilst the prime minister can “delay the choice the British people want to make, but [he] cannot in the end run away from their verdict.” Report by Covellm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Reeves: We are at a moment of de-convergence [Video]

Reeves: We are at a moment of de-convergence

Rachel Reeves has said that “we are at a moment of de-convergence, trailing and falling further behind our competitors”, which she says has had “serious consequences for living standards, with real household disposable income set to be lower at the end of this parliament than at the beginning. The shadow chancellor delivered the key pre-election message to the business and economic community during the annual Mais Lecture in the city of London. Report by Covellm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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