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Labour Party (UK): British political party
The Labour Party is a political party in the United Kingdom that has been described as an alliance of social democrats, democratic socialists and trade unionists. The Labour Party sits on the centre-left of the political spectrum. 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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Business Sec labels Starmer 'hypocritical' over code breach [Video]

Business Sec labels Starmer 'hypocritical' over code breach

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has described Sir Keir Starmer as "hypocritical" after it was found the Labour leader breached the MP's code of conduct eight times by failing to declare donations on..

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Labour defends Starmer over code breaches [Video]

Labour defends Starmer over code breaches

Labour frontbencher Jonathan Ashworth has leapt to Sir Keir Starmer's defence, after the party leader was found to have breached the MP's code of conduct by failing to register eight separate interests..

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Labour accuses Tory candidates of 'fantasy island promises' [Video]

Labour accuses Tory candidates of 'fantasy island promises'

Labour's Jonathan Ashworth has accused the Conservative leadership candidates Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss of "fantasy island promises" at a time when the cost-of-living crisis means Brits face a winter..

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Labour criticise Liz Truss’ ‘childish’ Sturgeon comments [Video]

Labour criticise Liz Truss’ ‘childish’ Sturgeon comments

Labour shadow cabinet minister Kerry McCarthy has described Liz Truss' comments about Nicola Sturgeon as "childish". The Conservative leadership hopeful branded the Scottish first minister an..

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Keir Starmer sacks Sam Tarry after joining picket line [Video]

Keir Starmer sacks Sam Tarry after joining picket line

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has sacked his shadow transport minister Sam Tarry after the Ilford South MP joined striking rail workers at a picket line at London Euston station. Report by Jonesia...

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Rail strikes: Labour MP disobeys Starmer’s stay away order [Video]

Rail strikes: Labour MP disobeys Starmer’s stay away order

Labour’s shadow transport minister has gone against the wishes of his party leader to join striking rail workers outside London Euston station. Sir Keir Starmer had ordered Labour MPs to stay away..

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Striking rail workers picket outside London Euston [Video]

Striking rail workers picket outside London Euston

RMT and TSSA union members are picketing outside London Euston station on Wednesday, on a day of rail strikes across England. Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was amongst those who joined the picket...

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Rail strikes: Labour accuses Shapps of ‘increasing division’ [Video]

Rail strikes: Labour accuses Shapps of ‘increasing division’

The Chair of the Labour Party has criticised the UK Government’s handling of industrial action by rail workers in England, saying that they have “not been dealing with the reasons behind” the..

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Jeremy Corbyn joins picket at London Euston station [Video]

Jeremy Corbyn joins picket at London Euston station

Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn joined striking RMT union rail workers at a picket outside London Euston station on Wednesday morning. Only around one in five trains will run on Wednesday, on around..

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Keir Starmer meets Beethoven, the robot dog [Video]

Keir Starmer meets Beethoven, the robot dog

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer meets Beethoven the robotic dog on a visit to the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Liverpool. The robots are being used to help in the agricultural sector and reduce..

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Labour: 'Government have had six years' to sort Dover chaos [Video]

Labour: 'Government have had six years' to sort Dover chaos

Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves says she finds it "incredibly frustrating that the government have had six years since the [Brexit] referendum result to sort out" border check issues which arose when..

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Starmer says UK economy needs 'growth, growth, growth' [Video]

Starmer says UK economy needs 'growth, growth, growth'

Sir Keir Starmer says that the British economy needs "growth, growth, growth" in a speech in Liverpool. The Labour leader said his party will "fight the next election on economic growth". Sir Keir took..

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Leaders clash for final time at Prime Minister's Questions [Video]

Leaders clash for final time at Prime Minister's Questions

Sir Keir Starmer clashes with Boris Johnson for the final time at Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons. The Labour leader says "what message does it send when the candidates to be prime..

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Starmer: Tory Party tearing itself apart over leadership [Video]

Starmer: Tory Party tearing itself apart over leadership

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says the Conservative candidates are "tearing each other apart" over the leadership race, adding he is "astonished" they are pulling out of TV debates. Report by..

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Starmer: Holocaust Memorial visit was important and moving [Video]

Starmer: Holocaust Memorial visit was important and moving

Sir Keir Starmer says it was "important and moving" for him to visit the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin as it "forces you to think about all the murdered Jews in Europe". The Labour leader and Shadow..

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Nandy: Labour has nothing to fear from any Tory candidate [Video]

Nandy: Labour has nothing to fear from any Tory candidate

Shadow Levelling Up Secretary Lisa Nandy says the Labour Party has "nothing to fear" from any of the Conservative leadership candidates, adding every one of them had promised to introduce an economy..

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Keir Starmer meets German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin [Video]

Keir Starmer meets German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer meets German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin. The opposition leader says he spoke to Mr Scholz about strengthening relations between the UK and Germany as well other..

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Labour: People, incl Tories, look at leadership contest in horror [Video]

Labour: People, incl Tories, look at leadership contest in horror

Lucy Powell says the Labour Party does not fear any of the Tory candidates in the leadership contest. The shadow culture secretary also says that "people, including Tories, look on in horror" at the..

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Starmer says Tory party are ‘fighting like cats in a bag’ [Video]

Starmer says Tory party are ‘fighting like cats in a bag’

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said of the current Tory leadership contest that the Conservative Party are "fighting like cats in a bag". He and shadow foreign secretary David Lammy were in Berlin..

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PM: Any of leadership candidates would 'wipe the floor' with Starmer [Video]

PM: Any of leadership candidates would 'wipe the floor' with Starmer

Boris Johnson says any of the eight candidates currently standing for Conservative Party leader would "wipe the floor" with "Captain Crasheroony Snoozefest", after Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said..

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Starmer demands Tory candidates explain promised spending [Video]

Starmer demands Tory candidates explain promised spending

Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer demands the Tory leadership hopefuls to explain where the money they have pledged in their campaigns is coming from. He questions "how on earth Rishi Sunak is..

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Starmer urges new Tory leader to call general election [Video]

Starmer urges new Tory leader to call general election

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says he is glad to see the back of Boris Johnson while urging his successor to "put their money where their mouth is" and call a general election. Report by Alibhaiz...

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Boris Johnson Resigns As British Prime Minister [Video]

Boris Johnson Resigns As British Prime Minister

Boris Johnson Resigns , As British Prime Minister. Johnson's July 7 resignation announcement comes a day after two of his top Conservative ministers also resigned. It also comes less than a month..

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Keir Starmer: ‘Tory party is corrupted’ [Video]

Keir Starmer: ‘Tory party is corrupted’

Sir Keir Starmer has reacted to the resignations of Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid from Boris Johnson’s government. The Labour leader said, “it’s clear that this Tory government is now..

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Starmer: Labour would not take UK back into single market [Video]

Starmer: Labour would not take UK back into single market

Sir Keir Starmer says a Labour government would not “go back into the single market, the customs union or freedom of movement.” The Labour leader said he wanted to take the country forward with..

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Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer, SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford, and former prime minister David Cameron are among the latest figures who have been added to Russia's sanctions list.
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Nandy visits picket line despite Starmer's instruction frontbenchers should not attend

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Labour's Lisa Nandy has been pictured visiting striking workers on a picket line despite Sir Keir Starmer warning his frontbench MPs that they should not attend them.
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Starmer says he sacked minister for making up policy 'on the hoof' at strikes picket line

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said one of his ministers was sacked yesterday for making up policy "on the hoof" as he stood on a picket line during rail strikes.
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Labour frontbencher sacked after appearing on picket line during rail strike

A Labour MP has been removed from the party's frontbench by Sir Keir Starmer after appearing on the picket line during a rail strike.
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Starmer denies being 'boring' as he lays out Labour's priority for next election

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The Labour Party's next general election campaign will focus on "wealth creation", Sir Keir Starmer has said - as he denied being "boring."
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Starmer cleared by police over 'beergate' after vowing to resign if he received fine

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Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has been cleared by Durham Police after an investigation into whether he breached lockdown rules by sharing a beer and curry with party workers in April last year.
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Raab rejects Labour MPs' calls to include right to abortion in British Bill of Rights

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Dominic Raab has said he will not back a proposed amendment to the British Bill of Rights which would give women the fundamental right to an abortion.
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Labour leader has 'not lost control of his MPs' over rail strikes

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Sir Keir Starmer has "not lost control of his MPs" after dozens turned out to show support for striking rail workers in defiance of his instructions, a Labour frontbencher has insisted.
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Labour's David Lammy to be investigated by Commons watchdog

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Shadow foreign secretary David Lammy is to be investigated by the parliamentary standards commissioner for allegedly breaching rules over reporting earnings and gifts.
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Watch out, Larry: There's a new cat in Westminster - and he's named after a Labour prime minister

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Larry, the Downing Street cat, has made a name for himself after prowling the corridors of power.
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Sir Keir Starmer returns questionnaire to police investigating 'beergate' episode

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has returned a questionnaire to police investigating the so-called 'beergate' episode.
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Starmer says he's done nothing wrong as MPs' rules investigation revealed

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said he was confident he had done nothing wrong after it emerged he was being investigated over potential breaches of rules on earnings and gifts
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Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner receive questionnaires from Durham police over 'beergate'

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and deputy leader Angela Rayner have both received questionnaires from Durham Constabulary in relation to a potential breach of lockdown rules in April 2021.
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'Vile racist' found guilty of sending leading Labour MP David Lammy death threat

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Shadow Foreign Secretary David Lammy has said he will not be silenced by the far right after a "vile racist" was found guilty of sending the MP a death threat.
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Australia set to get new PM after Scott Morrison's ruling conservatives projected to lose election

Australia's opposition Labor Party is set to win power for the first time since 2007, according to latest projections in the country's general election.
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Govt resists calls to publicly release security advice given to PM ahead of Levedev peerage

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The government has resisted Labour's calls to publicly release the advice security services gave to Boris Johnson ahead of his decision to nominate Lord Lebedev for a peerage.
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Labour MP reveals gang rape threat while at Cambridge University

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A Labour MP has revealed that she was threated with gang rape and subject to sexual harassment while at Cambridge University.
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Sir Keir Starmer says he will 'of course' quit over 'beergate' if fined for breaking COVID rules

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has pledged to offer his resignation if he is issued a fixed penalty notice for breaking COVID rules.
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Sir Keir Starmer pulls out of keynote speech as pressure mounts over beergate

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Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has pulled out of a keynote speech he is due to give today - as pressure mounts on him over so-called 'beergate' claims.
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'It was not illegal to eat': Lisa Nandy defends 'Mr Rules' Keir Starmer over beergate claims

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Keir Starmer should 'consider his position' if fined over beergate, Diane Abbott says

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Diane Abbott has become the first Labour MP to publicly say Sir Keir Starmer should "consider his position" if he is fined by police over "beergate".
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Signs of a Lib Dem revival may worry Tory MPs more than Labour's gains in London

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Labour 'almost certain' to win Wandsworth, elections analyst says - as PM braced for Tory losses in London

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Sir Keir Starmer's Labour Party are "almost certain" to win Wandsworth Council, a leading elections analyst has told Sky News, as the Conservatives prepare for losses in London.
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Rayner was present at Starmer lockdown beers, Labour confirm

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Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner did attend an event where Sir Keir Starmer was caught on camera drinking beer with activists during lockdown, the party has confirmed.
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Labour MP should be suspended from Commons for breaching bullying policy, expert panel recommends

Labour MP Liam Byrne should be suspended from the House of Commons for two days for bullying a member of his constituency staff, a report has recommended.
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Ed Balls strictly not interested in Westminster comeback through Wakefield by-election

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Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls has ruled himself out of standing as the Labour candidate in the upcoming Wakefield by-election.
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'We cannot function as a country with a prime minister who doesn't tell the truth,' Lisa Nandy tells The Take

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Labour minister clashes with Sajid Javid over former non-dom status claim

Labour's shadow health secretary Wes Streeting has pressed his counterpart Sajid Javid over his former non-domiciled status in the Commons.
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Labour asks voters to send a message to Boris Johnson over cost of living

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Labour MP Dawn Butler taking time off to recover after cancer diagnosis

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JK Rowling accuses Starmer of 'misrepresenting equalities law' on trans women

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Voters head to polls for by-election triggered by death of Labour MP

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Ditch 'Stop the War' left wing MPs or lose the next election, Labour leader told

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Labour MP receives death threat describing her as 'Putin's w***e'

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Roman Abramovich: Labour MP urges government to seize Russian billionaire's assets

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Johnson and Starmer a choice between the 'naughty boyfriend' or 'the stable one', says Rayner

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Boris Johnson is like an "edgy, naughty boyfriend", Labour's deputy leader Angela Rayner has declared in an interview in which she admits Sir Keir Starmer is not as "racy" as the PM.
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Labour deputy leader wants police to 'shoot terrorists and ask questions second'

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Labour's deputy leader Angela Rayner has said she wants police to "shoot your terrorists and ask questions second".
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Met Police investigating death threats against Starmer following PM's Savile 'slur'

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Labour MP has whip suspended over allegations he made racist comments in Commons bar

A Labour MP has had the whip suspended following allegations he made racist comments to a journalist on the parliamentary estate, a party spokesman has confirmed.
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Johnson to face PMQs after Number 10 'reset' - as Savile 'slur' controversy grows

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PM's Savile remarks 'did not prompt' intimidation of Starmer by mob, minister says

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Keir Starmer mobbed in street by protesters as police escort Labour leader to safety near Parliament

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Starmer in the clear over claim he broke lockdown with office beer

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Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has been cleared of an allegation he broke lockdown rules after he was photographed drinking a beer in an office.
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Peer jailed for attempted rape of young girl and sexual assault of boy under 11

A peer and former Labour councillor has been jailed for five years and six months for the attempted rape of a young girl and sexually assaulting a boy under 11.
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'Taken for mugs': Starmer says those who followed rules will be angry with PM

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Labour MP considering leaving party over 'obsessive harassment'

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Labour MP Rosie Duffield has said she is considering leaving the party due to "obsessive harassment" from current and former members.
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