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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 thirteen Labour ministries.

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Sir Keir Starmer: Education secretary has failed [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer: Education secretary has failed

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says Gavin Williamson has failed in his role as Education Secretary. Sir Keir said it was good news that notice of two weeks would be given before schools reopened but..

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PM challenged on 'open border' during pandemic [Video]

PM challenged on 'open border' during pandemic

Sir Keir Starmer has pressed Boris Johnson over the UK's 'open border' during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Labour leader questioned why the Prime Minister overruled the Home Secretary last March when she..

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PM and Labour leader congratulate Biden on inauguration [Video]

PM and Labour leader congratulate Biden on inauguration

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and leader of the opposition Sir Keir Starmer have begun Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons by offering congratulations to Joe Biden ahead of his..

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Labour: Today we can turn the page on dark and divisive era [Video]

Labour: Today we can turn the page on dark and divisive era

Labour's Shadow Foreign Secretary Lisa Nandy says the inauguration of Joe Biden as US president today is a time for the world to "turn the page on a very dark and divisive era". Report by Etemadil...

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Thornberry hits out at government over Universal Credit [Video]

Thornberry hits out at government over Universal Credit

Labour cabinet minister Emily Thornberry has said that a decision not to extend the £20-a-week uplift in Universal Credit during a pandemic would be “outrageous”. It comes after Number 10 told..

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Starmer calls for Universal Credit uplift to be extended [Video]

Starmer calls for Universal Credit uplift to be extended

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has called for the £20 uplift Universal Credit recipients receive due to the pandemic to be extended beyond 31 March. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..

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Keir Starmer attacks Tories over Universal Credit cap [Video]

Keir Starmer attacks Tories over Universal Credit cap

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer speaks on a visit to a foodbank in Streatham asMPs are set to vote on £20 a week cut to Universal Credit. Mr Starmer says theproposed cut is the difference between..

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Sir Keir Starmer pleased travel corridors will close [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer pleased travel corridors will close

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has welcomed the decision to suspend travelcorridors but criticised the Government for being slow to act.

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Dutch government under pressure after Labour Party leader steps down over welfare benefits scandal [Video]

Dutch government under pressure after Labour Party leader steps down over welfare benefits scandal

Mark Rutte's government is under pressure to respond to a welfare benefits scandal after Labour Party leader Lodewijk Asscher stepped down.

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Sir Keir Starmer: UK border checks a complete mess again [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer: UK border checks a complete mess again

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer visits Stevenage vaccine hub. He critiqued UKCovid-19 border checks, saying: “It’s a complete mess again. Priti Patel hastalked tough about the borders but other..

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Prime Minister and Sir Keir Starmer clash in first PMQs of 2021 [Video]

Prime Minister and Sir Keir Starmer clash in first PMQs of 2021

Sir Keir Starmer questioned why Boris Johnson was “so slow to act” wheninfection rates began to surge in December. The Labour leader said: “The lastPMQs was on December 16. The Prime Minister..

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Labour shames government over poor free school meals [Video]

Labour shames government over poor free school meals

Labour's Shadow Children's and Early years minister Tulip Siddiq says the government has failed to get a grip on the provision of free school meals for families on low incomes during the latest..

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Sir Keir Starmer on coronavirus restrictions: We may have to get tougher [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer on coronavirus restrictions: We may have to get tougher

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said the country is “at the most serious stage”of the pandemic “and that calls for the most serious restrictions”. Answeringquestions following a speech setting..

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Starmer wants PM to 'ram home' stay at home message [Video]

Starmer wants PM to 'ram home' stay at home message

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says the "most important thing" about the current national lockdown is the message to the public to stay at home. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at..

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Nursery schools should close, says Sir Keir Starmer [Video]

Nursery schools should close, says Sir Keir Starmer

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer tells Andrew Marr: "I think nurseries probablyshould be closed." On Saturday the number of people who have died in the UKwithin 28 days of a positive coronavirus test..

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Starmer: Trump needs to take responsibility for violence [Video]

Starmer: Trump needs to take responsibility for violence

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has condemned the storming of the US Capitol bysupporters of Donald Trump. He said the president should have made it clearlong ago that there would be an orderly..

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Labour calls for 'urgent review' over checks on UK arrivals [Video]

Labour calls for 'urgent review' over checks on UK arrivals

Labour shadow home secretary Nick Thomas-Symonds has written to Priti Patel calling for an "urgent review and improvement plan" as he raised concerns over checks on arrivals coming into the UK who are..

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Sir Keir Starmer urges public to follow lockdown and show national unity [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer urges public to follow lockdown and show national unity

Leader of the Labour Party Sir Keir Starmer addresses members of the public ina recorded address following the move into a full national lockdown inEngland.

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Starmer: Finding replacement for school exams is now an urgent task [Video]

Starmer: Finding replacement for school exams is now an urgent task

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer tells BBC Breakfast that finding a replacementfor school exams in England will be even more difficult that last year and isan now an "urgent task".

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Starmer urges politicians to 'pull together' over new lockdown [Video]

Starmer urges politicians to 'pull together' over new lockdown

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer reacts to the latest national lockdownannounced for England by Boris Johnson, and says politicians need to 'pulltogether' to make the restrictions work.

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Starmer reacts to 'necessary' England national lockdown [Video]

Starmer reacts to 'necessary' England national lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a national lockdown for England, with measures expected to stay in place until mid-February. Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says the measures are "necessary"..

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Starmer says national lockdown must include school closures [Video]

Starmer says national lockdown must include school closures

Boris Johnson must order schools in England to close as part of a new national lockdown, Sir Keir Starmer has urged. The Labour leader said it was "tragically inevitable" that pupils would have to..

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Starmer calls for new national Covid lockdown within 24 hours [Video]

Starmer calls for new national Covid lockdown within 24 hours

A new national lockdown should be declared within the next 24 hours, becausecoronavirus is out of control, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer hassaid.Accusing Prime Minister Boris Johnson of presiding over..

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Labour leader calls for new national restrictions [Video]

Labour leader calls for new national restrictions

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has called on Boris Johnson to bring in new national lockdown restrictions within the next 24 hours saying that the virus "out of control". Report by Etemadil. Like us..

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150,000 arrest records accidentally wiped from police database

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Home Secretary Priti Patel must "take responsibility" for the wiping of 150,000 arrest records from police databases, the Labour Party says.
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Starmer challenges PM to ensure UK is first country to vaccinate its population

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer will challenge the government to ensure the UK is the first country to vaccinate its population against coronavirus.
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National lockdown must be imposed within 24 hours, says Labour leader

The government must impose a national lockdown within 24 hours, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said.
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UK: Labour MP apologises for extending support to banned Khalistani group

Indian origin people in the UK form a substantial part of the British population, and actions of the Labour leadership dented ties.
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UK govt spokesperson clarifies after Boris Johnson confuses farmers' protest with India-Pak dispute

British PM Boris Johnson was asked about the farmers' protest in India by a Labour Party MP and he mixed up two separate issues.
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36 UK MPs write to British foreign secretary on Indian farmers' agitation

In a letter addressed to UK's foreign secretary, Labour Party MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi claimed, "The introduction of these new laws by the Indian government (Centre) has, despite the Coronavirus,..
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UK Labour leader ‘wants to visit India and meet Narendra Modi’


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Labour MP calls on UK to intervene in Kashmir, says obliged to by Partition


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'British Parliament Panel's link with Islamabad established': Ruchi Ghanashyam, ex-envoy to UK

The British Parliamentary panel led by Labour MP Debbie Abraham had visited Pakistan and PoK in February this year.
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Pak paid Rs 30 lakh to British parliamentary group to visit PoK, spread false narrative about Indian forces in J&K

The group who visited the POK was Labour MP Debbie Abrahams. It is to be noted that she was denied into the country due to her expired e-visa.
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UK's Labour says will hold government to promise of EU deal by year-end

Britain's opposition Labour Party will hold Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government to its promise of securing a free trade deal with the European Union by the end of the year, the spokesman for its..
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British opposition leader Starmer takes a knee in support of Black Lives Matter

British opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer was photographed taking a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement on Tuesday.
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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's Labour party leader Keir Starmer says Kashmir bilateral issue between India and Pakistan

United Kingdom's Labour Party leader Keir Starmer has pitched a strong relationship with India.
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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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Labour MP, critic of India’s J&K policy, stopped at IGI & deported

A British Labour MP, who has been highly critical of India’s decision to scrap Jammu & Kashmir’s special status and who runs a British cross-party parliamentary group on Kashmir, was refused entry..
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British MP who leads Kashmir group denied entry to India

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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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Cabinet Secretary reviews preventive measures on novel coronavirus, evacuation of Indian nationals in Wuhan likely

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UK Labour's Long-Bailey launches leadership bid with call for 'new professionalism'

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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

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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

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