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New think tank urges Stormont politicians to 'front up' to challenges

John Manley
WITH fresh negotiations aimed at restoring devolution scheduled to begin today, the head of a new think tank in Northern Ireland has highlighted the urgent need to address the region's crumbling public services, faltering economy and poor record on tackling climate change.

Jeremy Corbyn to stand down as Labour leader

Sam Blewett, Press Association
Jeremy Corbyn defended his "extremely popular" policies and blamed Brexit for Labour's devastating defeat as he announced he would stand down as leader after overseeing a "period of reflection".