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Review says Labour faces ‘mountain to climb’ to win power

LONDON (UK) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party faces “a mountain to climb” to win power after haemorrhaging support to the governing Conservatives over its leadership, Brexit and manifesto at the last election, a review said on Friday. The review, led by Labour First which describes itself as bringing together all traditions of the leftist

Dominic Raab briefs political opponents on coronavirus response

LONDON (UK) – British foreign minister Dominic Raab has spoken to opposing political party leaders to discuss the coronavirus crisis. Raab is currently deputising for the hospitalised British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. He was joined on the call by the top medical and scientific advisers of the government. The main opposition Labour Party leader, Kier […]

Keir Starmer becomes Britain’s Labour party’s new leader

LONDON (UK) – Keir Starmer elected as Britain’s main opposition Labour Party’s leader pledging to end years of bitter infighting. They intend to work alongside the government to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Starmer is a former director of public prosecutions known for attention to detail as he opposed Britain’s exit from the bloc, which won

Johnson invites opposition to work with him over coronavirus

LONDON (UK) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson invited opposition party leaders to work with him for this “moment of national emergency”. He stated that he would like to hear their views during the coronavirus pandemic. Next week, Johnson shall invite all of Britain’s opposition parties leaders to a briefing with the country’s chief

Hoping to defuse rows, Britain’s Labour elects new leader

LONDON (UK) – 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, suffered a crushing defeat in a December election. The finale of the leadership contest, under way since Corbyn announced his resignation […]