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# Keir Starmer

This week
21st July 2024 - 25th July 2024
After pints in Chequers, what next for the British-Irish bromance?
Ireland and the UK are friends again, and they’ve got the hangover to prove it.
Last week
14th July 2024 - 20th July 2024
Plenty of nods to Churchill as Keir Starmer woos European leaders at grandiose Blenheim Palace
The meeting of the European Political Community is taking place at the birthplace of Winston Churchill.
The EPC was the brainchild of France’s Emmanuel Macron and 47 leaders are in attendance.
Starmer has vowed to be a “friend and a partner” to European allies.
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban is also in attendance after visiting Vladimir Putin in Moscow earlier this month.
Taoiseach to travel to Chequers to meet Keir Starmer for first time after UK election
This month
July 2024
Starmer discusses importance of Nato alliance and UK-US 'special relationship' during Biden meeting
Nato leaders pledge €40 billion in military aid 'within the next year' to Ukraine
NATO to declare Ukraine on 'irreversible path' to membership, diplomats say
Biden said ‘Ukraine can and will stop Putin’ with the ‘full and collective support’ of the Nato alliance.
Starmer heading to Nato summit in Washington as Biden seeks to prove he is fit for re-election
Keir Starmer 'committed to Good Friday Agreement' over possibility of Irish unity referendum
'Step-by-step': Taoiseach says Govt won't immediately drop case against UK over Troubles Legacy Act
Keir Starmer to visit Northern Ireland as he holds first cabinet meeting as UK prime minister
What will a Keir Starmer premiership mean for Ireland?
Starmer has made campaign promises in some policy areas that would affect Anglo-Irish relations.
Harris and Starmer agree 'closer relationship' between Dublin and London 'needed' in first call
The newly-appointed Prime Minister invited the Taoiseach to visit him on 17 July.
Who is Hilary Benn, the new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland?
‘Strong Irish influence’: The Cork man behind Keir Starmer’s landslide Labour victory
Sydney Nash: 'Starmer and team will have to work fast to implement real change'
Sydney Nash
Harris to speak to Starmer 'in coming hours', says he wants relationship to go from 'strength to strength'
What will the first 100 days in power look like for Keir Starmer and the Labour party?
Emma DeSouza: Brighter times could be ahead for Northern Ireland under Labour
Emma DeSouza
Keir Starmer: Who is the UK's new Labour prime minister?
‘Farewell to those wazzocks’: UK papers make final pitch to voters as public head to the polls
Voting has started in today's UK general election - here's what to watch out for
An electoral drubbing could be on the cards for the Tories.
Eleventh hour election woe for Tories as polls suggest Labour on track for landslide victory
Labour's Irish chair on running for parliament, the Troubles and... Saturdays with Philomena Begley
Liam Conlon, son of Sue Gray, tells The Journal that a Labour government would attempt to undo the damage done by the Tories.
Meet the pro-Palestinian activist and former South African MP trying to take Keir Starmer's seat
Andrew Feinstein, the son of a Holocaust survivor, is giving the Labour leader a run for his money in London.
"My mother was a Holocaust survivor who lost dozens of her family in Auschwitz," Andrew Feinstein says
"It's very difficult to predict how it will play out electorally. But there is no doubt that we believe we can win."
Donald Tusk warns of 'great danger' as Kremlin says it's watching French elections 'very closely'
Last month
June 2024
Quiz: How well do you know British Prime Ministers through the years?
Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer clash over immigration, women’s rights and benefits in final debate
UK gambling row deepens as a Tory Cabinet minister says he placed bets on election date
Sunak says he'll remove any Tories who've broken gambling rules by betting on election date
What’s Nigel Farage up to and why should the Tories be scared?
'The matches handed back to the arsonists': Keir Starmer urges public not to reelect Sunak in TV debate
It was fairly tetchy between the two candidates during the first TV debate of the campaign.
UK General Election show on the road as parties launch battle buses
May
May 2024
UK Labour leader Keir Starmer denies left-wing 'purge' and heaps praise on Diane Abbott to calm row
UK election: Sunak and Starmer confirm first TV debate as Diane Abbott's future unclear
Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn expelled from party after he announces bid to run as Independent
Sunak asks Welsh workers if they're looking forward to Euro 2024 (even though Wales haven't qualified)
Tories suffer devastating losses in UK local elections
Rishi Sunak's Conservatives suffer huge losses in UK local elections and by-election
February
February 2024
Rishi Sunak suffers double blow as Labour Party wins Kingswood and Wellingborough by-elections
Sunak refuses to apologise for ‘absolutely legitimate’ transgender comments