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Labour Party (UK)

Centre-left political party in the United Kingdom

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Labour Party (UK): Centre-left political party in the United Kingdom
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom that has been described as an alliance of social democrats, democratic socialists and trade unionists. In all general elections since 1922, Labour has been either the governing party or the Official Opposition. There have been six Labour Prime Ministers and eight ministries.

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Shadow chancellor reacts to UK’s furlough changes [Video]

Shadow chancellor reacts to UK’s furlough changes

Labour’s shadow chancellor, Anneliese Dodds has welcomed the changes announced earlier by Rishi Sunak, but is concerned that a “one-size-fits-all” approach to the furlough and self-employment..

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Shadow Home Sec: ‘PM looks like he lacks grip’ [Video]

Shadow Home Sec: ‘PM looks like he lacks grip’

Labour's shadow home secretary, Nick Thomas-Symonds says Boris Johnson's credibility and moral authority has been "extremely damaged". It comes after the PM told the country to "move on" from the..

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Sir Keir Starmer joins final 'Clap for Carers' event [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer joins final 'Clap for Carers' event

Labour Party Leader Sir Keir Starmer has joined a national round of applause in the final 'Clap for Carers' event outside his London home. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at..

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Sir Keir Starmer: Labour supports gradual easing of lockdown [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer: Labour supports gradual easing of lockdown

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said the party supports the easing of some lockdown restrictions if safe. Speaking after Thursday's Downing Street press conference, he said: "We support the gradual..

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Yvette Cooper: PM has a choice between protecting Dominic Cummings and looking after national interest [Video]

Yvette Cooper: PM has a choice between protecting Dominic Cummings and looking after national interest

Boris Johnson and Labour's Yvette Cooper clash during the Liaison Committee hearing looking into the Government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and Dominic Cummings' trip to Durham.

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Labour: PM has 'failed test' in not sacking Cummings [Video]

Labour: PM has 'failed test' in not sacking Cummings

Labour leader Keir Starmer says Boris Johnson has failed a huge test in failing to sack Dominic Cummings over allegations he broke lockdown rules. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..

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Sir Keir Starmer: Boris Johnson treated the British public with contempt in not sacking key adviser [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer: Boris Johnson treated the British public with contempt in not sacking key adviser

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer responds to Boris Johnson's assertion that he backs Dominic Cummings, following the senior aide's visit to Durham during the Covid-19 lockdown. Sir Keir said Mr Johnson..

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PM, Sunak and Starmer join Clap for Carers [Video]

PM, Sunak and Starmer join Clap for Carers

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer joined the nationwide Clap for Carers at 8pm on Thursday. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at..

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Starmer welcomes PM’s NHS surcharge U-turn [Video]

Starmer welcomes PM’s NHS surcharge U-turn

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has described the Government’s U-turn on NHS surcharges as a “victory for common sense”. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and..

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Sir Keir Starmer: Prime Minister's U-turn on foreign health workers' fee a good thing [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer: Prime Minister's U-turn on foreign health workers' fee a good thing

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer makes a statement in response to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's U-turn on the fee for foreign health and care workers. Overseas health and care staff will be exempted..

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'You're better than that' - Gove interrupted while attacking Labour's Brexit stance [Video]

'You're better than that' - Gove interrupted while attacking Labour's Brexit stance

Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove took aim at Labour's policy on Brexit, suggesting that there remains uncertainty over the party's position, responding to a question from his counterpart Rachel..

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Labour: Aviation bailout money should be ‘conditional’ [Video]

Labour: Aviation bailout money should be ‘conditional’

Labour’s Shadow Transport Secretary Jim McMahon has said that any government bailout funds paid to aviation firms should be “conditional” on protecting jobs, wages and having a clear plan to..

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PM challenged on care home deaths [Video]

PM challenged on care home deaths

Labour leader Keir Starmer has challenged the prime minister to explain the number of Covid-19 deaths in care homes. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us..

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Labour expresses concern over economic plans [Video]

Labour expresses concern over economic plans

Labour's shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds has expressed concern over how the government might react to the economic crisis calling on them to learn from the experience of the last 10 years and not..

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Labour: Mass confusion could cause more deaths [Video]

Labour: Mass confusion could cause more deaths

Labour's Deputy Leader Angela Rayner has suggested the 'mass confusion' over changes to lockdown could lead to more deaths on the government's hands. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..

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Starmer calls on Johnson to provide ‘clarity and reassurance’ in Covid-19 crisis [Video]

Starmer calls on Johnson to provide ‘clarity and reassurance’ in Covid-19 crisis

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has called on Boris Johnson to provide “clarity and reassurance” as the Government begins easing the coronavirus lockdown. In his response to the Prime Minister’s..

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Sir Keir Starmer asks PM for 'clarity and reassurance' on lockdown plan [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer asks PM for 'clarity and reassurance' on lockdown plan

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has called on Boris Johnson to provide “clarity and reassurance” as the Government begins easing the coronavirus lockdown. He was responding to the Government's..

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Labour leader calls for national consensus [Video]

Labour leader calls for national consensus

Labour leader Keir Starmer says a national consensus is needed to tackle the coronavirus crisis, but criticised the Prime Minister’s roadmap for its lack of clarity. Report by Etemadil. Like us on..

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Starmer challenges PM over confusing roadmap message [Video]

Starmer challenges PM over confusing roadmap message

Labour leader Keir Starmer has challenged the Prime Minister in the Commons over his 'confused' lockdown roadmap, amid concerns over a lack of guidance for business and divergence among the four..

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Plans to quarantine UK visitors welcomed by Labour [Video]

Plans to quarantine UK visitors welcomed by Labour

Shadow Foreign Secretary Lisa Nandy has described plans to quarantine people arriving in the UK for two weeks as a "welcome step". Downing Street has confirmed quarantining foreign visitors was being..

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PM, Starmer and Sturgeon observe silences on VE Day [Video]

PM, Starmer and Sturgeon observe silences on VE Day

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Labour leader Keir Starmer, and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon are among those who observed a silence in honour of the 75th anniversary of VE Day. Report by Alibhaiz. Like..

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Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer join nationwide Clap for Carers [Video]

Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer join nationwide Clap for Carers

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer joined in the nationwide Clap for Carers tribute at 8pm on Thursday evening. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at..

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Sir Keir Starmer: UK cannot lift restrictions until coronavirus is under control [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer: UK cannot lift restrictions until coronavirus is under control

Leader of the opposition and Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer, speaks to the media following the latest press conference from the Government amid the current coronavirus pandemic.

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Boris Johnson promises 200,000 daily Covid-19 tests by the end of May [Video]

Boris Johnson promises 200,000 daily Covid-19 tests by the end of May

The Prime Minister told the Commons that a “fantastic” testing regime will be critical to the UK’s long-term economic recovery. Responding to Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer during PMQs, Mr..

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UK's Labour Party calls for inquiry into PM adviser's lockdown trip

Britain's opposition Labour Party on Saturday called for an urgent inquiry into claims that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser broke lockdown rules with a 400 km journey to ensure childcare..
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UK Labour leader Starmer says PM's statement raises questions

British opposition Labour leader Keir Starmer said on Sunday Prime Minister Boris Johnson's statement on easing a lockdown to tackle the spread of the novel coronavirus raised more questions than it..
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We will hold PM Johnson to his new testing target: UK's Labour

Britain's main opposition Labour Party said on Wednesday it would hold Prime Minister Boris Johnson to his new pledge to increase daily testing for the novel coronavirus to 200,000 a day by the end of..
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Labour opposition will support any lockdown extension, says UK's Starmer

Britain's opposition Labour leader Keir Starmer said on Monday he would support any extension of social distancing measures, calling for a "national consensus" on the next phase of the country's..
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UK Labour's Starmer to question PM in coronavirus strategy call

British opposition Labour leader Keir Starmer will question Prime Minister Boris Johnson over his strategy to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, including on testing and support for social care, in a..
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UK death toll 27,241, opposition Labour leader Starmer says

The United Kingdom's COVID-19 death toll is probably higher than 27,241 making it one of the worst-hit countries in Europe, opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer said on Wednesday as he..
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UK PM Johnson to meet Labour leader, parties to build coronavirus consensus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson with meet the leader of the opposition Labour Party, Keir Starmer, this week and other party leaders next week, his spokesman said on Monday, part of efforts to..
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First fix mistakes, but government must be held accountable on coronavirus: UK Labour

British ministers must be held accountable for the mistakes they have made in fighting the coronavirus outbreak, but the priority must be for them to fix pressing concerns now, a spokesman for Labour..
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Britain was too slow to act on COVID-19, opposition leader says

The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Wednesday that the government had been too slow to impose a lockdown to counter the spread of the novel coronavirus and so could end up having..
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UK must set out plan to exit coronavirus lockdown, Labour Party says

The British government must publish its exit strategy from the stringent lockdown that was imposed to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer said on..
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Britain's Labour calls for coronavirus lockdown exit strategy

Britain's opposition Labour Party leader called on Thursday for the government to publish its exit strategy from the coronavirus lockdown, the most stringent measures in the country's peacetime..
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Britain's Labour turns page on socialism with Starmer as new leader

Keir Starmer was elected as the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party on Saturday, pledging to bring an end to years of bitter infighting and to work with the government to contain the..
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Hoping to defuse rows, Britain's Labour elects new leader

Britain's Labour Party will elect a new leader on Saturday, with Brexit policy chief Keir Starmer the frontrunner to take over a deeply divided party that, under veteran socialist Jeremy Corbyn,..
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Record number of anti-Semitic incidents logged in Britain, again

The number of anti-Semitic incidents logged in Britain last year hit record levels yet again amid accusations the opposition Labour Party had failed to tackle the issue within its ranks, a Jewish..
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Who is still in the race to replace UK's defeated Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn?

Britain's opposition Labour Party will elect a new leader after veteran socialist Jeremy Corbyn said he would step down following his party's general election defeat by Prime Minister Boris Johnson's..
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UK Labour's Long-Bailey launches leadership bid with call for 'new professionalism'

Britain's Labour Party needs to do more to promote aspiration and look more like a government-in-waiting, the party's business spokeswoman, Rebecca Long-Bailey, said when she formally launched her..
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Political newcomer to become Malta's prime minister

Political newcomer Robert Abela was set to become Malta's new prime minister having been elected leader of the ruling Labor Party following a vote on Saturday.
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Starmer launches UK Labour leadership bid with call to end factionalism

Keir Starmer, the frontrunner in the race to lead Britain's main opposition Labour Party, has pledged to end feuding within its ranks and take the fight to Prime Minister Boris Johnson if he wins the..
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Malta ruling party members vote to elect new leader and PM

Members of Malta's ruling Labour Party voted on Saturday to elect a new leader to succeed Prime Minister Joseph Muscat who is stepping down following an investigation into the 2017 murder of journalist..
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UK election result 'blew away' argument for second Brexit vote: Labour's Starmer

Britain's December election "blew away" the argument for a second Brexit referendum and the country must move on from its divide over whether or not to leave the European Union, the frontrunner to lead..
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Starmer launches bid for leadership of UK's Labour Party

Keir Starmer, a former senior public prosecutor, launched his bid to replace Jeremy Corbyn as the leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party on Saturday with a defense of his efforts to stand up for..
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UK Labour Party Brexit spokesman Starmer ahead in leadership race-poll

Keir Starmer, Brexit spokesman for Britain's opposition Labour Party, has emerged as the early front runner in the race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as leader, according to a poll of members.
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Ex-PM Blair tells Britain's Labour: change or you will disappear

Former British prime minister Tony Blair, Labour's most successful leader, on Wednesday urged the party to rebuild from electoral humiliation by rejecting the "protest movement with cult trimmings"..
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Blair tells UK Labour: Overturn Corbyn's 'quasi-revolutionary socialism'

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Wednesday urged moderates in the opposition Labour Party to grab back control from outgoing leader Jeremy Corbyn whom he said personified a brand of..
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Keir Starmer 'seriously considering' running for UK Labour leadership: Guardian

British Labour Party's Keir Starmer is "seriously considering" running to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as the party's leader, the Guardian reported http://bit.ly/2M8B1cS on Tuesday.
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UK parliament Speaker Hoyle re-elected with vow to be impartial and fair

British lawmakers re-elected Labour's Lindsay Hoyle as Speaker on Tuesday, as he vowed to be impartial and fair in a moderating role which saw his predecessor John Bercow accused of breaking convention..
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I take the blame, says UK Labour's McDonnell of election 'disaster'

John McDonnell, Labour's finance policy chief, accepted the blame on Sunday for the main opposition party's election "disaster" last week when many traditional supporters switched to back Prime..
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Labour failed to bring people together over Brexit: justice policy chief Burgon

Efforts by the opposition Labour Party to bring Britain together over Brexit failed at last week's national election, when the decision to leave the European Union tore up traditional political..
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Johnson visits northern England after election win

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited northern England on Saturday to meet newly elected Conservative Party lawmakers in the working class heartland that turned its back on the opposition Labour..
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'I will repay your trust,' UK PM Johnson tells ex-Labour voters on trip to north

Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited former strongholds of his Labour opponents in northern England on Saturday and pledged to repay their trust for helping to deliver a stunning victory for his..
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UK Labour's finance chief McDonnell to step down after election defeat

Britain's opposition Labour party finance spokesman John McDonnell will not be in his party's next shadow cabinet after Labour's heavy election defeat to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives,..
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Labour’s Crushing Loss in Britain Adds to ‘Too Far Left?’ Debate in U.S.

Centrist Democrats portrayed Boris Johnson’s victory as a warning sign for the American election. Progressives said there were few similarities between the two political races.
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UK's Corbyn, Sturgeon reflect on election results

UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has defended his party's policies despite Labour's general election loss. And Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon said it was time for Scotland to decide..
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Labour Party's Red Wall across England falls as voters clamor for Brexit

Burnley is no longer a brick in Labour's Red Wall.
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UK Labour's Corbyn says prepared to stay as leader until next year

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday he did not want to go quickly after Labour suffered its worst election result since 1935 and that he was prepared to remain leader until the party chooses a..
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Factbox: How the mighty fell - biggest upsets in the UK election

The British election threw up some shock results on Friday, including the ousting of the pro-European Liberal Democrat leader and the fall of a veteran Labour lawmaker known as the "Beast of Bolsover".
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Veteran UK Labour lawmaker Dennis Skinner loses to Conservatives

Veteran Labour lawmaker Dennis Skinner lost the seat he had held since 1970 on Friday, as another brick in the "Red Wall" of traditional Labour support fell to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's..
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UK Labour Leader Corbyn to step down as crushing defeat looms

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday he would stand down as his party faced its worst electoral defeat in 84 years, but he did not set a date for his departure and added he would remain in charge..
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UK Labour Party candidate says leader Corbyn must quit

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn must quit, party candidate Gareth Snell said on Friday, conceding that he expected to lose his parliamentary seat in Stoke-on-Trent - a city once regarded as a Labour..
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Conservatives take first seat in northern England from Labour

Boris Johnson's Conservative party won its first seat from the opposition Labour party in Thursday's election, gaining a seat that had been held since it was formed in 1950.
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UK's Labour leadership will decide on future once results in: McDonnell

Labour Party finance minister John McDonnell said his and leader Jeremy Corbyn's future would be decided once the British election results were in, after the exit poll forecast a big victory for Prime..
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After exit poll, UK's Labour says it is too early to call election result

It is too early to call the result of Thursday's election, a spokesperson for Britain's opposition Labour Party said, after an exit poll forecast Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives would win..
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