Angela Rayner

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Labour Party leader Keir Starmer and Kim Leadbeater celebrate with supporters. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP via Getty

An opposition party holding a seat in a byelection would not usually be seen as a triumph, but Labour’s victory in Batley and Spen was such an upset t(...)

Britain’s new health secretary, Sajid Javidepa, says ‘no date we choose comes with zero risk for Covid’.  Photograph: Vickie Flores/ EPA

England remains on course to lift all remaining lockdown restrictions on July 19th despite rising coronavirus cases, Boris Johnson said on Monday. The(...)

Angela Rayner’s  experience as a negotiator may have helped her to turn Starmer’s move against her to her advantage and by the beginning of this week, she was enjoying a victory lap. Photograph: Stefan Rousseu/PA Wire

A week after Labour lost the Hartlepool byelection, its leader Keir Starmer is under siege, forced to sack two of his closest aides following a power (...)

 Boris Johnson  and  Labour Party leader Keir Starmer leading MPs in a socially-distanced  line through the central lobby for  the state opening of parliament.  Photograph:  Getty Images

In a flurry of tweets after last week’s Hartlepool byelection, former Downing Street chief-of-staff Dominic Cummings said that if Keir Starmer wanted (...)

Britain’s Labour Party leader Keir Starmer leaving his home in London on Monday. Photograph:  Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images

Labour leader Keir Starmer has sought to calm nerves in his party after a chaotic weekend of internal conflict and a botched shadow cabinet reshuffle (...)

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer returning to his north London home on Sunday. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

British Labour leader Keir Starmer has sacked his chief whip and replaced the shadow chancellor in a shadow cabinet reshuffle amid chaos at the top of(...)

 Labour party leader Keir Starmer: Scrambled to reshuffle his shadow cabinet a day earlier than planned. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Faced with an enhanced pro-independence majority in the Scottish parliament, Boris Johnson’s government has dropped its overt threat to block any seco(...)

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, on the back of a fourth successive SNP Holyrood election win, will bide her time, but come the spring of next year will proceed with legislation for a poll, defying London to block it. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

England at the weekend gave Boris Johnson an enthusiastic electoral pat on the back in the local elections that should see off any talk of threats to (...)

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer: “I take full responsibility for the results, just as I take full responsibility for everything that happens in the Labour Party under my leadership.” Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Labour leader Keir Starmer has promised to take full responsibility for his party’s performance in this week’s elections after a poll pointed to a hea(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson and his former special adviser Dominic Cummings. File photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP via Getty

Boris Johnson is under mounting pressure to give full details of how the refurbishment of his Downing Street flat was funded, after former aide Domini(...)

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