Labour Suspends Union Boss Over Racist Tweet

Howard Beckett who is in the running for the top job at the powerful UNITE Union has been suspended from the Labour Party for tweeting that Home Secretary Priti Patel should be deported

Beckett was defended by journalist Owen Jones:

The leadership elections have been dominated by concerns over the building of a hotel and conference centre that was initially budgeted as costing £7 million but came in at just under £100 million.