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#Diane Abbott

# diane-abbott - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Labour's Diane Abbott takes break from campaigning due to ill health General Election This post contains videos

Labour's Diane Abbott takes break from campaigning due to ill health

Jeremy Corbyn said Lyn Brown will fill in for Abbott as shadow home secretary.

# diane-abbott - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

One of UK Labour's major figures had a disastrous interview, then was forced to listen back to it

Diane Abbott initially said that hiring 10,000 police would cost £300,000.

# diane-abbott - Sunday 8 January, 2012

A week of gaffes for British politicians

David Cameron himself is the latest to have to apologise for an ill-advised and offensive remark.

# diane-abbott - Thursday 5 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s fix: Warnings over mortgage interest relief, Phil Hogan’s website woes, Vita Cortex owner “can’t move money” – and a solution to modern dinner part complaints?

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

British MP apologies over ‘white people love playing divide and rule’ tweet Controversial Tweet This post contains videos

British MP apologies over ‘white people love playing divide and rule’ tweet

Diane Abbott has apologised after a tweet led to accusations of racism. Her party leader Ed Miliband called her during a TV interview to give her “a severe dressing down”, it is reported.