Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn rules out using Britain’s nuclear weapons if he were prime minister.
Source: Jeremy Corbyn: I would not use nuclear weapons – BBC News
…he also attacked David Cameron’s “shocking broken promises”
Source: Jeremy Corbyn says Britain ‘can and must change’ – BBC News
They mean retailers will no longer be able to offer repairs instead of a refund – which can take weeks and cause a lot of inconvenience.
Source: 30-day refunds now guaranteed for items that are faulty in consumers’ rights win | Daily Mail Online
..individual towns and cities have taken over their local electricity grids.
Source: Labour conference: Nandy backs community-owned energy plants – BBC News
Royal Dutch Shell abandons Arctic exploration off the coast of Alaska after “disappointing” results from a key oil well.
Source: Shell stops Arctic activity after ‘disappointing’ tests – BBC News
Jeremy Corbyn avoids a showdown over Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons system at the Labour Party conference.
Source: Labour conference: Delegates will not debate Trident – BBC News
Best-selling author Thomas Piketty and Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz have agreed to join a new panel of economists advising Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Source: Labour conference: Economists Piketty and Stiglitz to advise Corbyn – BBC News
If Cowan and his colleagues are to negotiate a better deal for the estate residents should their present homes be levelled, it will surely also mean allowing Capco building still more expensive properties for market sale in their “new district for London” than the 6,740 than they currently have permission for.
Source: Earls Court project: what will happen to ‘The Peoples’ Estates’? | UK news | The Guardian