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# keir-starmer - Thursday 11 June, 2020

UK mulls move to one-metre distancing as expert says earlier lockdown could've saved thousands of lives

Professor Neil Ferguson said that if the UK government imposed restrictions a week earlier, the death toll could’ve been halved.

# keir-starmer - Sunday 5 April, 2020

'We will be a responsible opposition': Keir Starmer announces new look Labour team

The new Labour leader appointed leadership rival Lisa Nandy as shadow foreign secretary.

# keir-starmer - Saturday 4 April, 2020

So who exactly is new UK Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer?

Starmer was elected as leader of the party earlier today, replacing Jeremy Corbyn.

# keir-starmer - Saturday 4 January, 2020

Keir Starmer launches bid for UK Labour leadership with video emphasising trade union roots

The video also features words of support from Stephen Lawrence’s mother, saying he was “instrumental” in getting justice.

# keir-starmer - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Keir Starmer is front runner to succeed Jeremy Corbyn, according to new poll

Starmer would beat Rebecca Long-Bailey, who has been seen as the Corbyn camp’s favoured successor.

# keir-starmer - Monday 21 October, 2019

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans

The prime minister believes he has the numbers to push his withdrawal agreement through parliament.

# keir-starmer - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters march in London as MPs delay decision

Thousands of people took to the streets of London today to call for a second referendum.

# keir-starmer - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Road blocks, protests and a hard border: UK's Northern Ireland plans 'likely to prove unsustainable'

Businesses in the North are likely to face an immediate adverse effect from a no-deal, according to the Yellowhammer documents.

# keir-starmer - Sunday 1 September, 2019

MPs to propose law to stop no-deal Brexit - Gove won't rule out ignoring it if it passes

Opposition MP Sir Keir Starmer said Gove’s comments were “breathtaking”.

# keir-starmer - Friday 5 April, 2019

'Compromise requires change': Labour says May not offering any changes to Brexit deal

Labour is pushing May to accept a much closer post-Brexit alliance with the bloc.

# keir-starmer - Monday 25 May, 2015

"Put up or shut up" - Mairia Cahill's challenge after Gerry Adams 'uncle' claims

Cahill says her family are considering legal action.

# keir-starmer - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Special prosecutor to lead Hillsborough investigation - report

The Liverpool Echo reports that the British government will announce the highly-unusual move on Monday when the Hillsborough Independent Panel report will be debated in parliament.

# keir-starmer - Friday 12 October, 2012

Up to 200 police could face charges over Hillsborough tragedy

The news comes as the Independent Police Complaints Commission is set to launch the “the largest independent inquiry that has been launched into the actions of the police in the United Kingdom.”

# keir-starmer - Friday 21 September, 2012

DPP in UK set to issue social media guidelines

The announcement was made by the Director of Public Prosecutions in the UK in order to ‘assist them [prosecutors] in deciding whether criminal charges should be brought’.

# keir-starmer - Friday 3 February, 2012

Watch: UK minister resigns after being charged over speeding offences Resignation This post contains videos

Watch: UK minister resigns after being charged over speeding offences

The Environment Secretary and his estranged wife have been charged with perverting the course of justice.

# keir-starmer - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Police officer who hit man at G20 protests to face manslaughter trial UK

Police officer who hit man at G20 protests to face manslaughter trial

Ian Tomlinson, a London newspaper vendor, died after being hit and shoved by police using “excessive and unreasonable” force as he tried to make his way home from work during the G20 protests in 2009.