National Sections of the L5I:

Britain

Britain: Statement on attempted assassination of Russian spy

On 4 March 2018, a former Russian spy turned double agent for MI5, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter Yulia, were poisoned using Novichok, a hitherto obscure nerve agent. Read more...

Corbyn’s Labour hit by new fake antisemitism row

The obvious explanation for the renewed media onslaught on Labour’s left wing leader, Jeremy Corbyn, over allegations of antisemitism is that it is an attempt to undermine the party's chances of major Read more...

UK:From the ruins of Carillion and PFI, let's build a real alternative

THE UK's second largest construction and services contractor collapsed on Monday, threatening the jobs of its 43,000 workers and tens of thousands more in the supply chain. Read more...

Labour: the new political centre ground

Labour’s Brighton conference was a confirmation that, thanks to a general election in which Labour saw a net gain of 31 seats and the Tories lost their overall majority, Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of Read more...

A Labour Brexit: definitely, maybe

The Labour Party's decision to call for a post Brexit “transition period” during which the UK would remain a member of the Single Market and the Customs Union and subject to the ECJ has been presented Read more...

UK: A weak Tory government: keep up the pressure!

THE JUNE election result proved to be a disaster for the “winner” and a triumph for the “loser”. Read more...

UK: May's Coalition of Chaos

Political events in Northern Ireland are generally given scant coverage in the popular British press or broadcast media. Read more...

UK: Labour surge hangs Tories out to dry

A massive turnout of young and working class voters has inflicted a shock defeat on the Tories, with a surge in support for Jeremy Corbyn’s leftwing Labour programme denying Theresa May her majority a Read more...