Diane Abbott

politics

'I'm Sorry, Diane' –We Spoke to the Guy Who Photographed MP Abbott's Train Tinny

He feels bad for invading the MP's privacy.
Jonny Long
4.30.19
politics

Why Are People on the UK Left Supporting Venezuela's Authoritarian Regime?

Prominent Labour figures held a gathering in London to show their solidarity with a human-rights abusing government.
Tommy Walters
6.21.18
Race Politics

Racial Inequality Was at the Heart of 2017's Most Important Stories

Many of the year's biggest stories exposed ongoing discrimination in British society.
Leah Cowan
12.29.17
Culture

'Corbyn the Musical' Is a High School Play for Britain's Political Elite

As the Tories tear each other apart, it feels like the satire we didn't really need right now.
Oscar Rickett
4.14.16
News

Everything We Know So Far About Jeremy Corbyn's New Shadow Cabinet

He appointed his closest ally as Shadow Chancellor and has been criticised for not giving women enough of the top jobs.
Carlton Férment
9.14.15
News

Hackney Council's Clubbing Consultation Has Turned into a Farce

They postponed it after making a "minor error" in their policy, that was in fact a Massive Error.
Mark Wilding
8.13.15
Stuff

What Does the Mayor of London Actually Do?

Which parts of your life does the capital's mayor control and why should you care?
Mark Wilding
5.22.15
News

IT System 'Glitches' Have Left Hundreds Unable to Vote In Today's General Election

Hundreds of people in the London Borough of Hackney are furious as they've been told that, due to a technical "glitch" with IT systems, they can't vote today.
Eleanor Morgan
5.7.15
News

A Reminder: the Police Are Responsible for Young Brits Not Trusting the Police

We went to Diane Abbott's meeting about stop and search laws in Parliament last night, where consensus was that the onus is on police – not young people – to start behaving like decent human beings.
Frankie Mullin, Photos: Jake Lewis
3.18.15
News

Here's Why a UK Rent Cap Could Make You Even Poorer

Virtually nobody in Britain opposes a rent-cap, but could punishing landlords end up making the housing crisis even worse?
Charlotte England
1.19.15
News

Hanging Out with Pro-Palestine Demonstrators in London on Saturday

Tens of thousands descended on Westminster to show their support for Gaza.
Oscar Webb
7.28.14