If we cast our minds back to the 2016 election, its easy to take for granted now that Hillary Clinton won the democratic primary. Despite the fact that she is now generally depicted as a figure of failure, Hillary was undoubtedly the front runner for the nomination. Alas, after riding the wave of equally stomach-churning endorsements from virtue-signalling celebrities and wall street fat cats, she could not even beat Donald Trump. And that is simply because a large constituent of the electorate didn’t like Hillary Clinton, there was no grand conspiracy as to why Hillary lost the election. The lack of votes in key swing states like Iowa and Michigan turned the key battlegrounds, and subsequently the country, red.
Last November, the reigning champions of English and European rugby were forced to pay a whopping £5m fine and deducted 35 league points for breaching salary cap rules.
Today, Jon Lansman’s 40,000-strong Corbynista pressure group announced its support for the Shadow Business Secretary’s leadership bid and promises to ‘mobilise thousands’ of campaigners throughout the election campaign.
Former-Scarlets head coach, Wayne Pivac, selects five uncapped players in his 38-man squad for his first Six Nations Campaign.
With less than 10 minutes to spare before nominations closed, the Shadow Foreign Secretary joined Sir Keir Starmer, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Lisa Nandy and Jess Phillips in the next round of the Labour leadership contest.
This post was written on Friday night but due to a technical fault has not been published until today.
Yesterday the J-Word reported on Starmer’s surpassing the minimum amount of nominations needed by his Labour colleagues to officially enter the leadership race. In today’s update no other candidate has managed to obtain more than 22 supporters, but there have been significant changes.
UK homicide rate fell for the first time in five years, but the capital’s rate defies national trend in rising, as Liverpool witnesses one of the most significant declines, in what Merseyside Police deem to be in direct correlation to a rigorous approach to stop and search.
Prominent Conservatives, including a former Chancellor, plead with the Prime Minister to persist with HS2, despite reports that the project is two to three times over budget and may not benefit the areas of England that it was intended to.
Shadow Brexit Secretary, Sir Keir Starmer, has enough support from his Labour colleagues in Westminster and Brussels to officially enter the Labour leadership race.