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George Floyd protest: halt UK riot gear sales to US police, says Labour

George Floyd protest: halt UK riot gear sales to US police, says Labour

Tory government must act as exports are prohibited if used for internal repression, says Emily ThornberryLabour has called on the UK to suspend the sale of riot control equipment to the United States
Keir Starmer warns PM: get a grip or risk second wave of coronavirus

Keir Starmer warns PM: get a grip or risk second wave of coronavirus

Labour leader accuses Boris Johnson of ‘winging it’ in stinging attack Keir Starmer: ‘Boris Johnson has to get a grip and restore public confidence’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus
Does Labour really need to 'repair' its relationship with the City? | James Meadway

Does Labour really need to 'repair' its relationship with the City? | James Meadway

The party’s dealings with finance have always been tricky. These are the three issues the opposition should keep in mindReports in the Financial Times that Labour’s new shadow City minister wants to
Despite UK furlough scheme 6 million fear losing their job – study

Despite UK furlough scheme 6 million fear losing their job – study

Survey finds 60% of workers are at most three months away from rent or mortgage defaultCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs many as 6 million people in Britain fear losing
No 10 rebukes Tory MPs over misleading Keir Starmer video

No 10 rebukes Tory MPs over misleading Keir Starmer video

MPs including health minister shared false claims about video from far-right Twitter accountDowning Street has rebuked Conservative MPs, including a minister, for sharing a video from a far-right

Who benefits, and by how much, from India’s $266 billion economic stimulus

Tax payers, salaried class, and stressed businesses, among others.
PMQs: Keir Starmer presses Boris Johnson over care home deaths

PMQs: Keir Starmer presses Boris Johnson over care home deaths

PM accused of not knowing government’s coronavirus advice after clash in CommonsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson has been accused by Labour of not knowing the
US signals Sacoolas decision final as Labour calls for inquiry

US signals Sacoolas decision final as Labour calls for inquiry

Suspect in death of Harry Dunn who fled UK will not be extradited, says state department The US Department of State has said the decision to refuse an extradition request for Harry Dunn’s alleged
Tony Blair: 'Our Teams Are Embedded in Governments Around the World'

Tony Blair: 'Our Teams Are Embedded in Governments Around the World'

The globalist think tank run by Tony Blair has claimed that it is "embedded in governments around the world", supposedly advising them on the Chinese coronavirus crisis -- despite the former prime
Labour urges extended eviction ban amid risk of huge job losses

Labour urges extended eviction ban amid risk of huge job losses

Five-point plan to protect renters comes as poll shows 1.7 million people fear unemployment Labour is calling on the government to draw up emergency measures to protect renters beyond June as polling

“Can we drink or not?” Official flip-flops ruin Indian beer makers’ summer fizz

The companies have booked heavy losses as stocks went bad during the lockdown.
UK coronavirus live: Raab says it would not be safe to reopen all schools; official death toll rises to 29,427

UK coronavirus live: Raab says it would not be safe to reopen all schools; official death toll rises to 29,427

Testing falls below 100,000-a-day target for third day in a row as UK deaths rise by 693 and trial begins for new contact-tracing appUK coronavirus death toll rises to highest in EuropeToo early to
Left-wing Politician Charged with Vote-by-Mail Fraud

Left-wing Politician Charged with Vote-by-Mail Fraud

Local politician Israr Rashid has been charged with a number of vote-by-mail offences in High Wycombe, England.
Anger at UK lockdown easing plans 'that could put workers at risk'

Anger at UK lockdown easing plans 'that could put workers at risk'

Unions criticise guidance and say staff may refuse to turn up unless safety is guaranteedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWorkers may refuse to turn up or stage walk-outs
Labour should not shy away from patriotism, says Starmer

Labour should not shy away from patriotism, says Starmer

‘I’m really proud of my country,’ party leader says during virtual meeting with Bury residentsLabour must wholeheartedly embrace patriotism to win back support, the new leader Keir Starmer has said as
Boris Johnson is riding high, but will he beat the curse of the crisis? | Larry Elliott

Boris Johnson is riding high, but will he beat the curse of the crisis? | Larry Elliott

Governments unfortunate enough to be in power when a crisis strikes tend to get the blameCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhen John Major pulled off a shock election victory
Swift inquiry agreed into leak of Labour report on handling anti-Semitism

Swift inquiry agreed into leak of Labour report on handling anti-Semitism

Investigation to conclude in July, and Starmer says disciplinary action could be takenAn investigation into a leaked Labour document which made explosive allegations about the party’s handling of
Welsh minister's mic mistake broadcasts sweary rant to assembly

Welsh minister's mic mistake broadcasts sweary rant to assembly

Vaughan Gething heard decrying Labour colleague after leaving his audio live on video call Wales’s health minister, Vaughan Gething, has learned the hard way about one of the risks of
PM Boris Johnson was ‘missing in action’ during early phase of pandemic, claims Labour

PM Boris Johnson was ‘missing in action’ during early phase of pandemic, claims Labour

Shortages of PPE set to continue and testing behind schedule after Gove admits Johnson missed key Cobra meetings Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson’s government