After his 2015 election defeat, former Labour leader Ed Miliband was inundated with reality offers - but he's not interested.
Labour has claimed Boris Johnson is 'undoing Brexit' as the backlash against his 'illegal' plans to override the EU divorce deal intensified.
In an alternate universe, Ed Miliband is Prime Minister and Jeremy Corbyn is nothing more than a veteran backbencher. The former Labour leader was supposed to topple David Cameron in the 2015 General Election and become the new PM, according to the polls.
Pushed by a high youth turnout, the Labour leader’s 12.8 million votes is also more than Blair managed in 2005. Quite a turnaround for a man some 20 points behind in the polls when the election campaign started and who faced predictions of political Armageddon for himself and his party. MORE: Will Boris Johnson be the next PM?
Ed Miliband may not have become Prime Minister in 2015 but he’s doing everything he can to remain an MP after the General Election. In fact, the former Labour leader decided to get properly stuck in by mowing the lawn of a constituent in Doncaster North as part of a “grassroots strategy”. Photographs emerged on Twitter and Facebook showing the backbencher pushing the lawnmower as he joined councillors canvassing in the Moorends area on Monday.
Not for the first time, the EdStone has come back to haunt the Labour Party. If that wasn’t bad enough, Labour has just been fined £20,000 by the Electoral Commission for undeclared election spending during the campaign — including more than £7,000 on the EdStone. The party undertook an internal review, unearthing 24 other undeclared election expenses totalling £109,777, according to the Guardian.
Russell Brand has admitted that he may have got a little bit ahead of himself last year, when he called for the British public to revolt against the General Election. Speaking of his campaign, Russell quipped: “I can’t tell if it was spiritual enlightenment or mental illness. At the height of his campaign, Russell made friends with the Labour party leader, Ed Miliband, who he famously interviewed in his kitchen.
After the shock result in June’s EU Referendum, the UK is firmly heading down the path marked Brexit. Many argue that former Prime Minister Tony Blair paved the way for Brexit. More specifically, they cite a mistake made by the once popular Labour leader that led to a butterfly effect that will now see the United Kingdom no longer being a member of the EU.