World U.K. Labour Suspends Ex-Leader Corbyn After Anti-Semitism Probe
Wales Is Heading Into a Two-Week ‘Fire-Break’ Lockdown on Friday
The government of Wales announced a two-week lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisted he doesn’t want similar measures across the border in England. Everyone in Wales will be required to stay at home between Oct. 23 and Nov. 9, and all pubs, restaurants and non-essential retail outlets will be closed, First Minister Mark Drakeford said in a televised statement on Monday.
(Bloomberg) -- The U.K.’s opposition Labour Party suspended its former leader Jeremy Corbyn after he failed to accept in full the findings of a report into anti-Semitism within the party.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission said Thursday that Labour breached the Equality Act through its handling of complaints of anti-Jewish prejudice while Corbyn was leader.
“In light of his comments made today and his failure to retract them subsequently, the Labour Party has suspended Jeremy Corbyn pending investigation,” a Labour spokesperson said. “He has also had the whip removed from the Parliamentary Labour Party.”
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