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Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer unveils his new-look shadow cabinet [Video]

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer unveils his new-look shadow cabinet

Sir Keir Starmer has announced the senior members of his new shadow cabinet after his landslide victory in the Labour leadership race. Former Treasury minister Anneliese Dodds has been made shadow..

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Sir Keir Starmer announced as new Labour leader [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer announced as new Labour leader

Sir Keir Starmer has won the Labour leadership race as the party’s three-month contest to replace Jeremy Corbyn draws to a close. The winner was announced via email on Saturday, along with the..

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Corbyn's Brexit chief on track to take Labour helm [Video]

Corbyn's Brexit chief on track to take Labour helm

Britain's opposition Labour party is to elect a successor to leftist Jeremy Corbyn. His Brexit policy chief, Keir Starmer, is way ahead in polls, but he's likely to inherit a deeply divided party. Lucy..

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Labour leadership vote closes [Video]

Labour leadership vote closes

Voting in the race to replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour chief has finished ahead of a new leader of the party being announced at the weekend.

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Lisa Nandy in profile [Video]

Lisa Nandy in profile

A look at Labour leadership hopeful Lisa Nandy, including her path to politics and key policies, as she bids to replace Jeremy Corbyn as Opposition leader.

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Sir Keir Starmer in profile [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer in profile

A look at Labour leadership hopeful Sir Keir Starmer, including his path to politics and key policies as he bids to replace Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the opposition.

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Rebecca Long-Bailey in profile [Video]

Rebecca Long-Bailey in profile

A look at Labour leadership hopeful Rebecca Long-Bailey, including her path to politics and key policies as she bids to replace Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the opposition.

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McDonnell: Labour leadership event likely to be cancelled [Video]

McDonnell: Labour leadership event likely to be cancelled

John McDonnell has said that the event to announce the next Labour leader is likely to be cancelled with the result announced behind closed doors due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The shadow..

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Starmer grilled on leadership campaign funding [Video]

Starmer grilled on leadership campaign funding

Sir Keir Starmer has declined to identify all of his donors, after coming under pressure to disclose who is funding his Labour leadership campaign. The frontrunner in the race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn..

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Lisa Nandy On The Labour Leadership Contest [Video]

Lisa Nandy On The Labour Leadership Contest

Lisa Nandy feels that the contest for Labour leader is still there to be won, as she spoke with HuffPost UK's Paul Waugh.

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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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Keir Starmer Discusses Labour Leadership Bid | The Waugh Zone [Video]

Keir Starmer Discusses Labour Leadership Bid | The Waugh Zone

Frontrunner for the Labour leadership role, Keir Starmer speaks with Paul Waugh in Westminster about his campaign to lead the Labour party. The Shadow Brexit Secretary discusses allowing people back..

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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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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..

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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..

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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..

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What We Learned From Boris Johnson’s Cabinet Reshuffle [Video]

What We Learned From Boris Johnson’s Cabinet Reshuffle

Boris Johnson’s long-awaited cabinet reshuffle has taken place, two months after the Conservatives won a resounding victory. But what does the reshuffle tell us about how Boris Johnson is looking to..

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Left-winger McDonnell was only the MP to challenge Gordon Brown for the Labour leadership when Tony Blair stepped down in 2007.
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Live updates as the future of Brighton and Hove City Council's Labour leadership hangs in the balance.
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Rebecca Long-Bailey: The left-wing Corbyn ally’s career in politics

Just a few months ago Rebecca Long-Bailey was vying to make the transition from former pawn shop assistant to would-be prime minister in the Labour leadership race.
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Labour leadership: Lisa Nandy appointed shadow foreign secretary

BBC Local News: Manchester -- New Labour leader Keir Starmer announces his shadow cabinet, with key jobs for Lisa Nandy and Anneliese Dodds.
BBC Local News - Published Also reported by •BBC News

Labour leadership: Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds made shadow home secretary

Nick Thomas-Symonds is given the job in new Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer's shadow cabinet.
BBC News - Published Also reported by •BBC Local News

Keir Starmer appoints Labour leadership rival Lisa Nandy shadow foreign secretary as he unveils top team

Sir Keir Starmer has appointed his leadership rival Lisa Nandy shadow foreign secretary as he began unveiling his top team.
Independent - Published

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer unveils his new-look shadow cabinet

Sir Keir Starmer has announced the senior members of his new shadow cabinet after his landslide victory in the Labour leadership race.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Bristol MPs react to Keir Starmer's win in Labour leadership race

bristol mps react to keir starmer's win in labour leadership race
'I’m thrilled that Keir is our new leader. The Labour party can now get back to business'
Bristol Post - Published Also reported by •Hull Daily Mail

Rivals congratulate Starmer on Labour leadership election victory

The runners-up in the contest have congratulated Sir Keir Starmer on his election as Labour leader.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Keir Starmer wins Labour leadership contest by a landslide

Corbyn era brought to an end after Angela Rayner voted in as deputy
FT.com - Published Also reported by •Belfast Telegraph

Sir Keir Starmer wins Labour leadership race with thumping majority

sir keir starmer wins labour leadership race with thumping majority
The Shadow Brexit Secretary beat Rebecca Long-Bailey who was seen as a continuity candidate for Corbyn’s brand of socialism and Lisa Nandy who challenged the party to change or die.
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Everything you need to know about the Labour leadership contest

The new leader of the Labour Party, Sir Keir Starmer, won a resounding victory in the leadership contest.
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Sir Keir Starmer named new Labour leader

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He was announced as the winner of the Labour leadership contest triggered following the resignation of Jeremy Corbyn
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Live Labour leadership election: Jeremy Corbyn's successor to be named

live labour leadership election: jeremy corbyn's successor to be named
Jeremy Corbyn's successor is set to be named shortly with the result of the Labour leadership election to be announced this morning. From 10.45am, the party is expected to release a press release..
Bristol Post - Published

Labour leadership: Who is Angela Rayner and what are her key policies?

Victory for MP told she would 'never amount to anything' after falling pregnant at 16 and leaving school without qualifications
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Labour leadership – live: Keir Starmer favourite to be named as Corbyn successor ahead of announcement

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Independent - Published

Jeremy Corbyn's Labour leadership in two minutes

Ahead of the new Labour leader being announced, here are the key moments from the past five years.
BBC News - Published

Labour leadership: Party to announce Jeremy Corbyn's successor

Sir Keir Starmer, Rebecca Long-Bailey and Lisa Nandy await result of vote to succeed Jeremy Corbyn.
BBC News - Published

Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn's wife says he was 'vilified'

Laura Alvarez speaks of attacks by the media and "his own party" on husband's final day in the job.
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New Labour leader must rebuild after general election collapse

When Jeremy Corbyn signalled the start of the Labour leadership contest with his resignation in December, the challenges facing his successor seemed clear enough.
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Labour leadership ballot closes

Either Rebecca Long-Bailey, Lisa Nandy or Sir Keir Starmer will be announced as leader on Saturday.
BBC News - Published

Labour leadership: Keir Starmer favourite to replace Corbyn as voting set to close

Three contenders have been asked to pre-record victory speeches
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Labour leadership vote enters final day

Voting in the race to replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour chief ends on Thursday ahead of a new leader of the opposition being announced at the weekend.
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Labour leadership: Call to resolve Anti-Semitism cases in four months

The Board of Deputies of British Jews urges new Labour leader to resolve cases within four months.
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Pre-recording Labour victory speech will be bizarre, says Rebecca Long-Bailey

Labour leadership hopeful Rebecca Long-Bailey has confirmed that all candidates are to pre-record a victory speech ahead of the winner being announced.
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Coronavirus: Rebecca Long-Bailey calls for government to keep stake in firms it bails out during crisis

Exclusive: 'Companies, banks and other institutions that have received public support should have to operate differently afterwards,' says Labour leadership hopeful
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Coronavirus: Labour leadership candidate Rebecca Long-Bailey calls for universal basic income during pandemic

Labour leadership contender says workers need financial security
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SNP chief whip at Holyrood offered vote in Labour leadership ballot

Labour bosses have been urged to take “urgent measures” after the SNP chief whip at Holyrood was handed a vote in the party’s leadership elections.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Lisa Nandy slams Piers Morgan for bizarre Usain Bolt analogy during car crash clash over trans rights

Labour leadership hopeful Lisa Nandy has accused Piers Morgan of setting up a “false war” between cisgender women and trans women in a heated debate. The exchange took place on Good Morning Britain..
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Lisa Nandy in heated row with Piers Morgan over transgender rights

Labour leadership hopeful Lisa Nandy became embroiled in a heated row with TV presenter Piers Morgan over the issue of transgender rights.
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Starmer declines to rule out campaigning for UK to rejoin EU

Labour leadership frontrunner Sir Keir Starmer has declined to rule out campaigning for Britain to rejoin the European Union in the future.
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Ivor Gaber column: What the future holds for Labour

Keir Starmer will win the Labour Leadership election, predicts Ivor Gaber, but he won’t be moving into Downing Street any time soon
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Labour leadership: Corbyn's team wanted faction fight, says Lisa Nandy

Labour leadership contender Lisa Nandy tells the BBC senior figures wanted to "crush" internal opposition.
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Gordon Brown backs Sir Keir Starmer’s Labour leadership bid

Gordon Brown has thrown his weight behind Sir Keir Starmer’s bid for the Labour leadership, saying he has the qualifications to be “a prime minister of the future”.
Belfast Telegraph - Published Also reported by •Independent

Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey vows to rewrite party's constitution to enshrine fight against climate emergency

'We are a mass 21st century democratic socialist party, so we should have a new, 21st century Clause IV'
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Labour leadership: Starmer and Long-Bailey challenged over electability

Sir Keir Starmer and Rebecca Long-Bailey quizzed by Andrew Neil on whether they have what it takes.
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