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Ann Coffey says Jeremy Corbyn 'really has to go'

Ann Coffey has added to the growing list of Labour MPs who have said that Jeremy Corbyn must go in the wake of the EU referendum, saying the public have "no confidence" in him.

She also criticised his campaigning over the referendum, saying that it was "lacklustre, it was unenthusiastic" and that he came across as not caring about the result.

Ann Coffey has seconded a vote of no confidence in Mr Corbyn that Labour MPMargaret Hodge proposed.

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Frank Field: Labour needs new leader who is a 'likely PM'

Frank Field MP has said that Labour "certainly" need a new leader who is a "likely Prime Minister".

He said that Jeremy Corbyn has been "brilliant" at representing people who have "lost out under globalisation", but that he hasn't connected with most of the electorate.

Mr Field added that he will be going to the meeting on Tuesday which could see Labour MPs taking part in a secret ballot over their leader.


Saying 'thank you' across the NW on Armed Forces Day

Veterans at Armed Forces Day Credit: Manchester Evening News

A series of events are planned across the region to celebrate Armed Forces Day.

The annual day is a chance for people to show their support for service personnel, past and present and young cadets.

In Liverpool the day will be marked with a service at Exchange Flags followed by a Parade, starting at the Town Hall at 10am

In Birkenhead a 1940s themed day is planned with events in Hamilton Square involving veterans, charities and businesses.

Accrington Pals Credit: Accrington Pals

Among events in Lancashire, the bandstand in Oakhill Park in Accrington will host the first ever 'Pals Prom' today.

Activities start at the park from 12 noon, and will include performances by the East Lancashire Concert Band at 7pm.

Armed Service Day in Accrington Credit: ITV Granada

In Manchester a military veterans' parade is planned from St Peter's Square from 11am.

Several military vehicles and a Jet Provost cockpit will be on display.

Servicemen and women will also travel free on Greater Manchester's Metrolink on Armed Forces Day and forever after.

Metrolink is providing free travel to any service personnel or reservist if they present their military pass.

Leave triumphs in the NW - more than the national vote

It was a convincing victory for the Leave campaign in the North West.

A vote by 54 to 46 percent to quit the EU, a bigger majority than nationally.

Our Political Correspondent Daniel takes us thorough the political repercussions of this momentous decision

What do young voters make of Brexit?

During the campaign it was often said the votes of young people would be crucial, and of course it is future generations that will have to live with the outcome.

But turnout among 18 to 24 year olds was lower than other age groups.

Ann O'Connor's been talking to a group of students at Edge Hill University in West Lancashire:


First EU referendum results suggest tight race

First EU referendum results suggest tight raceEarly results in the UK's referendum on whether to remain in or leave the European Union suggest a tight race.

Developments so far:

First results from the north-east of England suggest strong support for Leave, triggering falls in the poundUkip Leader Nigel Farage says he believes the government's extension to the voter registration deadline earlier this month may have won it for Remain, adding: "Win or lose this battle, we will win this war"Eighty-four Eurosceptic Tory MPs have signed a letter calling on David Cameron to continue as prime minister whatever the result of the referendumA YouGov 'on-the-day poll' suggests 52% for Remain and 48% for Leave.

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