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MP to submit 'unwanted attention' letters

Image copyright John Stilwell/PA Wire Image caption Kerry McCarthy will hand over the letters to Labour officials on Monday Labour’s Kerry McCarthy is to submit letters to the party which she says show she received “unwanted attention” from a fellow MP, the BBC understands. The member for Bristol East claims she was sent “upsetting” correspondence […]

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Carl Sargeant not given natural justice, family says

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCarl Sargeant “wasn’t dealt with fairly”, says Labour AM Jenny Rathbone The family of sacked Welsh Labour minister Carl Sargeant has said he was deprived of “natural justice”. He was found dead on Tuesday after being sacked from the cabinet and suspended from Labour. He faced allegations […]

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UK unemployment falls to new 42-year low

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Jobs were created in the construction and transport sectors Unemployment in the UK fell by 57,000 in the three months to June, official figures show, bringing the jobless rate down to 4.4% – its lowest since 1975. The squeeze on real incomes continues to grow, though at a slower pace. […]