John McDonnell says he won’t appear on Russia Today

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell says he won’t be appearing on Russia Today any more and will encourage Labour colleagues to follow his lead. He told the BBC’s Andrew Marr show the Kremlin-backed TV station had crossed a line after the Salisbury spy poisoning and gone beyond “objective journalism”. Source link

Richard Leonard wants to ‘fundamentally change’ economy

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRichard Leonard says he is angry with the “callousness of the Tories and the complacency of the SNP” Richard Leonard has used his Scottish Labour conference speech to underline his “mission” to “fundamentally change” the economic system. The party leader told delegates in Dundee that “our economy

Former miners wrongly told they owe thousands in tax

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The HMRC said the pensioners received a “coding notice in error” About 17,000 ex-mineworkers were wrongly told they owed thousands of pounds in tax due to an error. One of them was 79-year-old Michael Hinchley, from Nottinghamshire, who said he was shocked after being told in a letter he