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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 either been the governing party or the Official Opposition.

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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..
IndiaTimes - Published

British MP who leads Kashmir group denied entry to India

Indian officials denied a British lawmaker entry on Monday after she landed at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, according to an accompanying aide. Debbie Abrahams, a Labour Party Member..
IndiaTimes - Published

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Labour leadership hopefuls clash over party's anti-Semitism crisis [Video]Labour leadership hopefuls clash over party's anti-Semitism crisis

The Labour leadership candidates have clashed over responsibility for the party's anti-Semitism crisis. Lisa Nandy, who quit Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet in 2016, said she spoke out on the issue but..

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Jeremy Corbyn accuses PM of hiding from flood-hit areas [Video]Jeremy Corbyn accuses PM of hiding from flood-hit areas

Jeremy Corbyn began PMQs on Wednesday by criticising the prime minister's absence from flood-hit communities across the UK. The Labour leader asked: "When is the government going to stop hiding and..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:40Published

Tony Blair endorses Ian Murray for Labour deputy role [Video]Tony Blair endorses Ian Murray for Labour deputy role

Former prime minister Tony Blair has given his endorsement to Ian Murray to become Labour's next deputy leader. The Edinburgh South MP is up against former shadow cabinet members Rosena Allin-Khan,..

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MP fights back tears in Commons during plea over deaths linked to benefits issues [Video]MP fights back tears in Commons during plea over deaths linked to benefits issues

An MP fought back tears as she read out the names of people who have died after experiencing difficulties with the benefits system. Labour’s Debbie Abrahams spent almost three minutes reading out..

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Government accused of 'dog-whistle politics' on immigration [Video]Government accused of 'dog-whistle politics' on immigration

Labour has accused the Government of "dog-whistle politics" following Home Secretary Priti Patel's statement on the new points-based immigration system. Shadow Immigration Minister Bell Ribeiro-Addy..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:21Published

Starmer 'astonished' that PM hasn't visited flood-hit areas [Video]Starmer 'astonished' that PM hasn't visited flood-hit areas

Sir Keir Starmer says he is "astonished" that the prime minister has not visited the flood-hit regions of the UK. The Labour leadership candidate said that Boris Johnson's decision not to hold Cobra..

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Starmer: Labour members 'want to turn a corner' [Video]Starmer: Labour members 'want to turn a corner'

Labour members begin casting their votes on Monday to elect Jeremy Corbyn's replacement successor as party leader. Frontrunner Sir Keir Starmer says that the Labour Party has been "taking lumps out of..

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Final Labour leadership hustings before voting starts [Video]Final Labour leadership hustings before voting starts

The candidates vying to be the next leader of the Labour Party have told members at the Durham hustings how they would win back seats lost to the Conservatives in the 2019 General Elections. Report by..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:06Published

Jeremy Corbyn condemns Boris Johnson for failing to visit flood-hit homes [Video]Jeremy Corbyn condemns Boris Johnson for failing to visit flood-hit homes

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn criticised the Prime Minister for failing to visit flood-hit communities, adding an emergency Cobra meeting should also have been called. The Opposition leader spoke to..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:55Published

John McDonnell: Julian Assange should not be extradited to the US [Video]John McDonnell: Julian Assange should not be extradited to the US

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to the US for political purposes. The Labour politician on Thursday visited Assange for two hours at..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:55Published

Blair says all Labour leadership contenders ‘significant improvement’ on Corbyn [Video]Blair says all Labour leadership contenders ‘significant improvement’ on Corbyn

Any of the three remaining Labour leadership hopefuls would be a "significant improvement" on Jeremy Corbyn, according to former prime minister Tony Blair. But he has vowed to keep his own preferred..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published

Tony Blair calls for 'head-to-toe renewal' of Labour [Video]Tony Blair calls for 'head-to-toe renewal' of Labour

Former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair has called for a "born again, head-to-toe renewal" of his party, highlighting its failings at the last election over the Brexit issue. Report by Etemadil. Like..

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Post-Brexit UK plans to end 'cheap labour from Europe' [Video]Post-Brexit UK plans to end 'cheap labour from Europe'

The UK has set out plans to prioritize access for high-skilled workers from around the world in its post-Brexit points-based immigration system, while putting an end to a reliance on "cheap labour from..

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Labour hit out at 'not thought through' immigration policy [Video]Labour hit out at 'not thought through' immigration policy

Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott has accused the Government of trying to 'crack down' on immigration rushing through a policy that has 'not been thought through' and could harm the economy. Report by..

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Diane Abbott backs Rebecca Long Bailey for leader [Video]Diane Abbott backs Rebecca Long Bailey for leader

Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott has backed Rebecca Long Bailey for leader of the Labour party. Ms Abbott admits Long Bailey will come under attack as Jeremy Corbyn did, but disputes suggestions she..

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Labour: Leadership candidates discuss the problems in their party [Video]Labour: Leadership candidates discuss the problems in their party

Rebecca Long-Bailey, Keir Starmer and Lisa Nandy discuss what needs to change in the Labour Party on a TV debate. All three leadership candidates agreed there was not just one thing that has led to..

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Labour leadership candidates call for social media change [Video]Labour leadership candidates call for social media change

Labour leadership candidates have called for a change to how social media companies police themselves. Their comments come after TV presenter Caroline Flack took her own life, Sir Keir said the wider..

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Emily Thornberry out of Labour leadership contest [Video]Emily Thornberry out of Labour leadership contest

Emily Thornberry has been eliminated from the Labour leadership contest after narrowly failing to secure the nominations she needed to make it into the final ballot of party members. At the midnight..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:42Published

Corbyn: Government has learned nothing from Windrush scandal amid deportations [Video]Corbyn: Government has learned nothing from Windrush scandal amid deportations

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the Government has "learned nothing" from the Windrush scandal. Speaking at Prime Minister's Questions, Mr Corbyn asked: "Does the Prime Minister think that someone who..

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Corbyn accuses Johnson of deportation double standards [Video]Corbyn accuses Johnson of deportation double standards

Jeremy Corbyn has challenged Boris Johnson on the deportation of convicted offenders to Jamaica who were brought to the UK as children by saying "Is it one rule for young black boys from the Caribbean..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:32Published

Boris defends climate goals in wake of COP26 issues [Video]Boris defends climate goals in wake of COP26 issues

Boris Johnson has defended his governments climate goals following comments from Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on COP26 issues. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and..

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Johnson and Corbyn praise emergency services in PMQs [Video]Johnson and Corbyn praise emergency services in PMQs

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn praise emergency services for their response to the terrorist attack in Streatham during PMQs. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at..

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Corbyn on Brexit day: “It’s a day of reflection” [Video]Corbyn on Brexit day: “It’s a day of reflection”

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says "it's a very important day for everybody, whether they voted leave or remain, because it is deciding the future direction of the country.” Mr Corbyn also stressed the..

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Labour leadership contender Starmer makes freedom of movement pledge [Video]Labour leadership contender Starmer makes freedom of movement pledge

Labour leadership contender Sir Keir Starmer has pledged to reverse Boris Johnson’s end to freedom of movement for European Union citizens in the UK if he becomes prime minister. Sir Keir, who has..

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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..
Reuters - Published

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

Secretaries in the ministries of Health, External Affairs, Civil Aviation, Labour, Defence, I&B and Member-Secretary, National Disaster Management Authority, DG (Armed Forces Medical Services) attended..
DNA - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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.
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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.
Reuters - Published

Rahul Gandhi appeals to youths to join him at Rajghat protest

"Join me today at 3 PM at Raj Ghat, to protest against the hate and violence unleashed on India by Modi-Shah," Rahul Gandhi tweeted. Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also appealed to..
IndiaTimes - Published

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"..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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.
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

'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..
Reuters - Published

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,..
Reuters - Published

Labour Party's Red Wall across England falls as voters clamor for Brexit

Burnley is no longer a brick in Labour's Red Wall.
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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".
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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.
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

UK Conservatives' lead over Labour edges down to 11 points: Ipsos MORI poll

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson holds an 11-point lead over the opposition Labour Party, narrowing from 12 points last week, an Ipsos MORI opinion poll for the Evening Standard newspaper showed on..
Reuters - Published

Israel 'very troubled' by Corbyn run in British election

Israel voiced worry about Britain's election on Thursday, describing the possible rise of the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn as a threat to bilateral ties and alarming for British Jews.
Reuters - Published

UK Labour cuts Conservative lead ahead of election: poll

Britain's governing Conservatives have seen their lead over the opposition Labour Party cut to five percentage points, according to a Savanta ComRes poll for The Telegraph newspaper published on the..
Reuters - Published

UK PM Johnson's lead over Labour narrows to 12 points: Opinium

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's lead over the opposition Labour Party has narrowed to 12 percentage points from 15 percentage points just ahead of Thursday's national election, a poll by Opinium..
Reuters - Published

Labour will not win UK election, says senior Labour figure in leaked recording

A senior member of Britain's opposition Labour Party has dismissed the chances of the party winning power in Thursday's general election, speaking in a private conversation leaked to the Guido Fawkes..
Reuters - Published

Labour's McDonnell promises nationalization under a minority government

Britain's Labour Party cautioned smaller parties not to stop it implementing its radical manifesto, including nationalization, if it forms a minority government after Thursday's election, telling..
Reuters - Published

UK Labour would deliver first budget on February 5: McDonnell

The man who would be Britain's finance minister if the opposition Labour Party takes power after Thursday's election said on Monday he would deliver his first tax-and-spending budget statement on Feb...
Reuters - Published

Labour's McDonnell: No run on sterling if we win election

Britain's opposition Labour Party is not expecting a run on the pound if the party wins Thursday's election, Labour's would-be finance minister John McDonnell said on Monday, adding that he had seen..
Reuters - Published

UK PM Johnson's Conservatives poll lead jumps to 14 points: Survation

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party extended its lead over the Labour Party to 14 percentage points, up from 9 percentage points a week ago, an opinion poll by Survation for ITV's..
Reuters - Published

UK Labour's McDonnell: I worry anti-Semitism has affected our election campaign

British opposition Labour Party's John McDonnell said on Sunday he was worried that accusations of failing to tackle anti-Semitism had damaged his party's election campaign.
Reuters - Published

UK PM Johnson sees lead over Labour edge up: YouGov poll

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has increased its lead slightly over the opposition Labour Party to 10 points, a YouGov poll for The Sunday Times showed ahead of Thursday's national..
Reuters - Published

UK's Conservatives 11 points ahead of Labour before election: Deltapoll

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has an 11-point lead over the opposition Labour Party although its advantage has been cut slightly, a Deltapoll survey for the Mail on Sunday..
Reuters - Published

UK PM Johnson's Conservatives keep 15-point lead over Labour: Opinium poll

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has retained his 15-point lead over the opposition Labour Party less than a week before a national election, according to a poll by Opinium published on Saturday by..
Reuters - Published

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