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# Labour Pains

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# Labour Pains
Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party
“The decision is personal, not political,” Watson said in a shock announcement.
# backstop backchat
Jeremy Corbyn warns his MPs 'not to engage' with May's government until no-deal Brexit ruled out
Meanwhile, a UK government timeline has estimated that a second Brexit referendum would take over a year to organise.
# Labour Pains
Howlin backs second referendum, says there's 'no such thing as a good Brexit for Ireland'
Jeremy Corbyn has said he’s open to the idea of a second vote.
# ak47
Howlin's leadership under the spotlight as Labour think-in gets underway
Alan Kelly’s recent comments about Howlin’s leadership will be a topic of conversation today in Drogheda.
# Labour Pains
Former London mayor leaves Labour Party in anti semitism row
Livingstone, 72, was suspended in April 2016.
# Labour Pains
'We need to see a dramatic change': Alan Kelly throws down gauntlet to Brendan Howlin
It was put to Kelly that he was putting Labour leader Brendan Howlin “on notice” by calling for such rapid change.
# Labour Pains
Leaked manifesto and running over a cameraman's foot - it's been a bad day for Jeremy Corbyn
On the campaign trail, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had more pressing concerns than flagging poll numbers today.
# Labour Pains
Boost for embattled Jeremy Corbyn as new Labour members win right to vote for leader
The party is appealing the decision.
# Labour Pains
UK Labour row: Angela Eagle drops bid to replace Corbyn as leader
It leaves Owen Smith as the only challenger in the leadership contest.
# trident
The UK has just voted to build a new generation nuclear weapons system
The House of Commons easily passed the proposal.
# living to fight another day
He's not going down without a fight: Jeremy Corbyn WILL be up for leadership re-election
The UK Labour Party has decided he will be on a fresh leadership ballot.
# brexit wounds
Labour deputy leader tells Corbyn he has no authority, as resignations keep coming
Corbyn has this morning released details of a reshuffle of his top team.
# Labour Pains
'Alan Kelly will work with Brendan Howlin to rebuild Labour'
Sources say that Kelly will stay in the party.
# New blood
Is today the day Joan Burton paves the way for someone else to lead Labour?
The future leadership of the party will be discussed at the party’s parliamentary meeting.
# Labour Pains
Joan Burton says Fianna Fáil 'has its foot on Enda Kenny's neck'
The former Tánaiste says yesterday’s vote for Taoiseach was “like a bad play”.
# After Joan
It looks like this man could be the next Labour leader
Brendan Howlin is emerging as the clear favourite to succeed Joan Burton.
# calls to step aside
Joan Burton will decide her fate as Labour leader after a government is formed
Meanwhile, Alan Kelly apologised for comments he made about power being a drug that suited him.
# The post mortem
This outgoing minister gave us a brutal assessment of where it all went wrong for Labour
Aodhán Ó Ríordáin explained why the seeds of Labour’s demise were sown in 2011 in a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie this week.
# Labour Pains
'We are all hurting': Joan's e-mail to Labour members
The Tánaiste and Labour said the party must “reflect, rebuild and renew” following its worst election ever.
# Labour Pains
Most people think it's time for Joan Burton to go
The beleaguered Labour leader is facing an uncertain future as a new poll finds strong support for her resignation.
# Analysis
Why the 'Every Little Hurts' ad sank Labour
Analysis: Labour’s disastrous general election result this time around had its roots in the 2011 campaign.
# That's him told
Slapped down: Joan Burton insists she IS Alan Kelly's boss
The Labour deputy leader said yesterday that in politics “you are your own boss”.
# Kelly's heroes
A bullish Alan Kelly reckons Labour will win a lot more than 15 seats
Big talk from Labour’s deputy leader this morning.
# All White on the Night
With Labour in the doldrums, could this guy have done a better job than Joan?
Alex White reflects on his leadership bid, Labour’s election hopes and his own endangered seat.
# Oh rly?
Joan Burton reckons Labour could win more than 30 seats
The Tánaiste is in optimistic mood this morning.
# Analysis
Is Labour finished?
Analysis: The latest poll does not make good reading for a party that was hoping for a post-Budget boost.
# Labour Pains
10 things nobody tells you about giving birth
Warning: anyone with a vagina might want to look away now.
# Labour Pains
Most people think Labour HASN'T protected the least well-off
A new poll shows 65% of people think the party has failed to protect the poorest in Ireland.
# Labour Pains
Labour at lowest rating in nine months in latest poll
The latest poll for tomorrow’s Sunday Times puts support for the party at just 6%.
# Tone deaf
Tony Blair stuck his oar into the Labour leadership race - and some people are livid
“If Jeremy Corbyn becomes leader … It will mean rout, possibly annihilation.”
# gonezo
Here are all the Labour TDs stepping down at the next election (so far)
Will there be any more?
# no laura 2.0
Pat Rabbitte is NOT going to write a steamy novel like Alan Shatter
Sad news.
# Totes emoji
Here's what happened when we interviewed this Labour TD entirely in emoji
John Lyons proves he’s down with the kids.
# The Internet
Labour's latest social media campaign isn't going well
Joan Burton launched #talktojoan today.
# Man overboard
Rebel TD kicked off committee after just ONE day
Michael McNamara’s not having a great week.
# Man overboard
Labour TD to lose Dáil office after voting against Aer Lingus sale
Michael McNamara is set to lose the Labour whip after saying he cannot support the proposed sale of Aer Lingus to IAG.
# Three strikes and out
This TD WILL be expelled if he votes against Labour tomorrow
Michael McNamara is said to be undecided on whether he will support the proposed sale of the state’s stake in Aer Lingus.
# Labour Pains
Is Labour going nowhere under Joan Burton? We asked her...
The junior coalition partner is struggling in the polls. So what does the leader make of it all?
# with child
Here's what happens when lads have to go through labour pains
So much pain, so little sympathy.
# trouble ahead
Labour is about to face ANOTHER headache over abortion
A bill to repeal the 8th Amendment will come before the Dáil next month.