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Divisive Far-Left lawmaker Jeremy Corbyn Elected Britain’s Labour Leader

Divisive Far-Left lawmaker Jeremy Corbyn Elected Britain’s Labour Leader

VETERAN FAR-LEFT lawmaker Jeremy Corbyn was elected leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party on Saturday, a runaway victory that threatens to further divide the party as it struggles to recover from a heavy defeat in elections earlier this year. Corbyn’s win is one of the biggest political shake-ups in British politics in decades, marking a […]

Who Is Corbyn? Glance At Labour’s New Leader

Who Is Corbyn? Glance At Labour’s New Leader

FAR-LEFT lawmaker Jeremy Corbyn has won the race to lead Britain’s opposition Labour Party, a result many considered unimaginable just months ago. Here is a glance at his background and his beliefs: WHO IS CORBYN? Corbyn was born in 1949 to a middle-class family. His mother was a teacher and his father an engineer, and […]

Foreign Secretary Hammond In China For Security, Climate Talks

Foreign Secretary Hammond In China For Security, Climate Talks

PHILIP HAMMOND, Britain’s Foreign Secretary said last month that an international agreement to limit Iran’s nuclear program could give impetus to efforts aimed at curbing North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. Hammond, who is was in Beijing on a two day visit for talks on security cooperation and climate change, made the comments during a speech […]

Upstart Corbyn Made Favorite In Labour Leadership Race

Upstart Corbyn Made Favorite In Labour Leadership Race

AS VOTING began for the new Labour Party leader last month, bookmaker William Hill made Andy Corbyn 11-8 favorite to win the race. Corbyn was a 200-1 outsider when the race started. Andy Burnham has offered Labour leadership front-runner Jeremy Corbyn a role in the party if he wins the contest, as the voting got […]

Airports Commission Recommends Expanding Heathrow

Airports Commission Recommends Expanding Heathrow

BRITAIN’S Airports Commission unanimously recommended the construction of a third runway at London’s Heathrow Airport last month in a long-awaited report on how best to expand the country’s aviation capacity. The commission decided that Heathrow presented a stronger case for the British economy than rival Gatwick. But it stressed that Europe’s largest airport needs to […]

UK’s Battered Liberal Democrats Elect New Leader: Tim Farron

UK’s Battered Liberal Democrats Elect New Leader: Tim Farron

BRITAIN’S centrist Liberal Democrat party last month elected Tim Farron – one of eight Lib Dem lawmakers remaining after an electoral drubbing in May – as the party’s new leader. The party announced that the 45-year-old had received 19,137 votes from party members compared with 14,760 for rival Norman Lamb. Farron said his task was […]

Tony Blair Warns UK’s Labour: Left Turn Will Lose Voters

Tony Blair Warns UK’s Labour: Left Turn Will Lose Voters

THE LABOUR Party lost the election. Now it is losing its way, careening into a crisis that could rip apart a party that governed for long stretches of the 20th century. Labour is seeking a new leader to help it regain voters’ trust, and an old-school socialist lawmaker who has never held government office has […]

Chancellor Pledges Tax Avoidance Crackdown, Welfare Cuts In Budget

Chancellor Pledges Tax Avoidance Crackdown, Welfare Cuts In Budget

BRITAIN’S Treasury chief George Osborne pledged to crack down on tax avoidance and evasion last month in the first budget put forward by an all-Conservative government in nearly two decades. Freed from the constraints from past Liberal Democrat coalition partners in government, Osborne also announced major cuts on welfare spending in a budget in which […]

UK Bill For An In-Out EU Referendum Passes First Hurdle

UK Bill For An In-Out EU Referendum Passes First Hurdle

LAWMAKERS overwhelmingly voted a bill setting up a referendum on European Union membership over its first big hurdle in Parliament June 10, with Prime Minister David Cameron gaining support from the Labour opposition but facing unrest within Conservative ranks. Legislators voted by 544 to 53 to back the EU Referendum Bill. The bill, which faces […]

Britain To Send 125 More Troops To Iraq In Fight Against IS

Britain To Send 125 More Troops To Iraq In Fight Against IS

PRIME MINISTER David Cameron says Britain will send 125 more troops to Iraq to train local forces fighting the Islamic State group. The deployment brings to 275 the number of UK personnel helping the Baghdad government and Kurdish authorities battle the militants. Cameron made the announcement last month at a meeting of G-7 leaders in […]

Introduction

The Union Jack has been published monthly since April 1982. Our readership now exceeds 220,000 throughout the USA. We serve a devoted readership comprised primarily of British expatriates, ranging from recent immigrants to war brides who relocated to the States a half-century ago, as well as a growing number of American Anglophiles. All of our readers, whether aged 25 or 75, share a common desire to maintain strong ties to Britain and the British community in America.

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