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Athlete stopped by Met police says it feels like 'being black is a crime'

Bianca Williams says she feels obliged to speak out, as Keir Starmer questions police actions An athlete who was stopped and handcuffed by police alongside her partner and baby son has said the experience left her feeling like “being black is a crime”, as politicians questioned the officers’ actions.Bianca Williams and her partner, Ricardo dos Santos, who are both trained by the former Olympic champion Linford Christie, were stopped while driving back to their home in Maida Vale, west London, on...
Tags: London, Police, Race, UK News, Metropolitan Police, Keir Starmer, Linford Christie, Bianca Williams, Maida Vale west London, Ricardo dos Santos


'Clap for the NHS': Boris Johnson joins nationwide applause on health service's birthday

Boris Johnson has joined people across the UK in clapping to pay tribute to NHS staff on the health service's 72nd anniversary. Hospital staff gathered outside their places of work to take part in the nationwide round of applause at 5pm on Sunday. Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and the Prince of Wales also joined the tribute.
Tags: UK, News, Wales, Scotland, NHS, Nicola Sturgeon, Boris Johnson, Keir Starmer


UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson denies Leicester lacked infection data at PMQs

Keir Starmer questions PM over lack of local infection data; government minister warns more local lockdowns to be expectedRising infections in pockets of UK raise fears of further local lockdownsSome Leicester factories ‘stayed open and forced staff to come in’UK house prices fall as Covid-19 job losses surge – business liveEvictions could treble due to coronavirus rent debts, activists warnGlobal coronavirus updates – live 12.34pm BST Labour’s Siobhain McDonagh ask about children on free sc...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, Labour, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Leicester, Pmqs, Johnson, Keir Starmer, Siobhain McDonagh, DUP, Ian Paisley, BST Labour, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


UK coronavirus live: death toll rises by 155; employers in Leicester lockdown can re-furlough staff

PM speech on post-Covid recovery comes as Leicester faces local lockdown and ONS reports excess deaths have stoppedBoris Johnson vows to act fast to fix economy in wake of coronavirusNo 10 accused of sowing confusion over Leicester lockdownTheresa May: new national security adviser has ‘no proven expertise’Global coronavirus updates – live 5.09pm BST According to Nottinghamshire Live, the chief constable of Nottinghamshire police, Craig Guildford, has said that if his force finds people trav...
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, UK News, Tax and spending, Theresa May, Economic policy, Nicola Sturgeon, Nottinghamshire, Boris Johnson, Office For National Statistics, Leicester, Ons, Johnson, Keir Starmer, Matt Hancock


UK coronavirus live: employers in Leicester lockdown can re-furlough staff, says No 10

PM speech on post-Covid recovery comes as Leicester faces local lockdown and ONS reports excess deaths have stoppedBoris Johnson vows to act fast to fix economy in wake of coronavirusLeicester lockdown extension will mean change in law, Hancock saysMay criticises appointment of David Frost as national security adviserGlobal coronavirus updates – live 3.10pm BST There have been no new coronavirus deaths in Northern Ireland, according to the latest update from the Department of Health. 2.57pm...
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, UK News, Tax and spending, Theresa May, Economic policy, Northern Ireland, Nicola Sturgeon, Boris Johnson, Office For National Statistics, Leicester, Ons, Johnson, Keir Starmer, Department Of Health


UK coronavirus: Hancock announces local lockdown for Leicester — as it happened

Leicester lockdown extended; UK official death toll rises by 25; parents in England face fines if they refuse to send children back to school in SeptemberBoris Johnson pledges ‘Rooseveltian’ economy pushFA to make 124 positions redundant after blaming Covid-19England park staff fear chaos on ‘Super Saturday’Global coronavirus updates - live 10.59pm BST A streamlined application process will enable pubs and restaurants to get permission for on-street dining in around 10 days, a measure formi...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Education, UK News, Schools, Boris Johnson, Leicester, Keir Starmer, Press Association, Hancock, BBC Radio Leicester, Glenfield, Alok Sharma, Gavin Williamson, Coronavirus outbreak


UK coronavirus live: Hancock announces local lockdown for Leicester

Leicester lockdown extended; UK official death toll rises by 25; parents in England face fines if they refuse to send children back to school in SeptemberBoris Johnson pledges ‘Rooseveltian’ economy pushFA to make 124 positions redundant after blaming Covid-19England park staff fear chaos on ‘Super Saturday’Global coronavirus updates - live 10.24pm BST Nick Rushton, the leader of Leicestershire County Council, appeared supportive of the new restrictions for Leicester and surrounding areas:P...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Education, UK News, Schools, Boris Johnson, Leicester, Keir Starmer, Leicester City Council, Hancock, BBC Radio Leicester, Peter Soulsby, Gavin Williamson, Coronavirus outbreak, SeptemberBoris Johnson


UK coronavirus live: Hancock announces extension of lockdown in Leicester

Leicester lockdown extended; UK official death toll rises by 25; parents in England face fines if they refuse to send children back to school in SeptemberBoris Johnson pledges ‘Rooseveltian’ economy pushFA to make 124 positions redundant after blaming Covid-19England park staff fear chaos on ‘Super Saturday’Global coronavirus updates - live 9.32pm BST Rakesh Parmar, who owns Ye Olde Sweet Shoppe in Leicester city centre, told the Press Association that the further restrictions will affect h...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Education, UK News, Schools, Boris Johnson, Leicester, Keir Starmer, Press Association, Hancock, The Press Association, Gavin Williamson, Coronavirus outbreak, SeptemberBoris Johnson, Rakesh Parmar


UK criticised for 'lacklustre' response to Israel West Bank plans

Government must take concrete action if Israel goes ahead with annexation, say charitiesPressure on the UK government to commit to concrete measures and not just “lacklustre” verbal condemnation if Israel goes ahead with annexation of parts of the West Bank has been stepped up by a coalition of 14 British charities and human rights groups.The pressure follows the shadow foreign secretary, Lisa Nandy, at the weekend confirming that the British Labour party supported made in West Bank settlement...
Tags: UK, Israel, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Palestinian territories, Labour, West Bank, Keir Starmer, British Labour, Board of Deputies of British Jews, Lisa Nandy, Israel West Bank


Just 6% of UK public 'want a return to pre-pandemic economy'

Exclusive: Poll comes as 350 union, business and religious leaders issue call for fair and green recoveryCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOnly 6% of the public want to return to the same type of economy as before the coronavirus pandemic, according to new polling, as trade unions, business groups and religious and civic leaders unite in calling for a fairer financial recovery.The former head of the civil service Bob Kerslake, the former archbishop of Canterbury Rowan W...
Tags: Politics, UK, Environment, Conservatives, Society, UK News, Economic policy, Economic recovery, TUC, Rowan Williams, Boris Johnson, Keir Starmer, British Chambers of Commerce, Bob Kerslake, Canterbury Rowan Williams, Coronavirus outbreak


Starmer overtakes Johnson as preferred choice for prime minister

Opinium poll also shows Labour more trusted over Covid-19 responseLabour leader Keir Starmer has overtaken Boris Johnson as the public preferred choice for Prime Minister, according to the latest Opinium poll for The Observer.Starmer is preferred to lead the country by 37% of voters polled on Thursday and Friday last week, compared with 35% who say Johnson would be the best Prime Minister. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Conservatives, Labour, Opinion polls, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Keir Starmer, Observer Starmer, Starmer, COVID


Lisa Nandy leads calls for sanctions on Israel over West Bank annexations

Labour hardens stance to apply imports ban if highly controversial proposals go ahead in face of mounting international opposition The UK must ban the import of goods from illegal settlements in the West Bank if the Israeli government presses ahead with annexation plans this week, Lisa Nandy, the shadow foreign secretary, has said.The move would be a “major step” and require “courage that so far ministers have not been willing to show”, she told the Observer. But “such a blatant breach of intern...
Tags: Politics, UK, Israel, UK News, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Palestinian territories, Labour, West Bank, Boris Johnson, Benjamin Netanyahu, Keir Starmer, Lisa Nandy


Lisa Nandy urges ban on imports of West Bank goods

Labour leads calls for sanctions on Israel if it presses ahead with annexation plansThe UK must ban the import of goods from illegal settlements in the West Bank if the Israeli government presses ahead with annexation plans this week, Lisa Nandy, the shadow foreign secretary, has said.The move would be a “major step” and require “courage that so far ministers have not been willing to show”, she told the Observer. But “such a blatant breach of international law must have consequences”.
Tags: Politics, UK, Israel, UK News, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Palestinian territories, Labour, West Bank, Boris Johnson, Benjamin Netanyahu, Keir Starmer, Lisa Nandy


UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson tells people to stop 'taking too many liberties' on lockdown easing

PM makes statement after major incident in Bournemouth; three stabbed in Bournemouth fight; 186 people die of Covid-19 since yesterdayMultiple casualties in Glasgow incident – latestHancock says beaches may closePublic urged to comply with contact tracingHancock introduces ‘walk-through’ test centres 6.20pm BST Two primary schools are in a “stand-off” with a county council after their plans to get children back to school were rejected. Angry parents have started a petition and staged a prote...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, Bournemouth, Glasgow, Boris Johnson, Keir Starmer, West Sussex, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Coronavirus outbreak


Labour anti-Semitism row: Keir Starmer 'stands by' Long-Bailey sacking

The Labour leader fired his shadow education minister after vowing to get tough on anti-Semitism.
Tags: News, Labour, Keir Starmer, Long Bailey


UK coronavirus live: council workers appeal for calm after 'frightening' levels of abuse on coast

Three stabbed in Bournemouth fight; 186 people die of Covid-19 since yesterday; police injured breaking up London music eventMultiple casualties in Glasgow incident – latestHancock says beaches may closePublic urged to comply with contact tracingHancock introduces ‘walk-through’ test centres 5.12pm BST Another three cases of coronavirus have been confirmed at a meat processing factory in the Midlands.Tulip Ltd confirmed on Friday that three employees, including two from the same household, h...
Tags: Politics, UK, London, UK News, Britain, Bournemouth, Glasgow, Keir Starmer, Meera Syal, Tulip, Jez Butterworth, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID, Tulip Ltd, Midlands Tulip Ltd


UK coronavirus live: three men stabbed at Bournemouth beach; official Covid-19 death toll rises by 186

The men in their 20s were hurt in fight near pier; visitors told to stay away from beaches; police injured breaking up unlicensed music event in LondonGlasgow: multiple casualties reported in city centre incident – latestMatt Hancock says he could close beaches after major incidentHealth chiefs urge UK public to comply with contact-tracing rulesHancock introduces ‘walk-through’ test centres following fierce criticismPolice warn of Covid-19 risks as Liverpool fans celebrate title win 4.21pm BST...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, Liverpool, Bournemouth, Keir Starmer, Benidorm, Zoe Williams, Hancock, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Coronavirus outbreak, LondonGlasgow, Ben Waugh


UK coronavirus live: three men stabbed at Bournemouth beach; No 10 says it's councils' job to manage crowds

The men in their 20s were hurt in fight near pier; visitors told to stay away from beaches; police injured breaking up unlicensed music event in LondonMatt Hancock says he could close beaches after major incidentHealth chiefs urge UK public to comply with contact-tracing rulesHancock introduces ‘walk-through’ test centres following fierce criticismPolice warn of Covid-19 risks as Liverpool fans celebrate title win 1.28pm BST Nearly 1.4 million people in the UK cannot access public funds duri...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, UK News, Liverpool, Bournemouth, University of Oxford, Keir Starmer, Migration Observatory, Labour Liberal, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Coronavirus outbreak, NRPF, LondonMatt Hancock, BST Cross


Starmer faces backlash from leftwing MPs over Long-Bailey sacking

Labour MPs including Jeremy Corbyn met with the party leader to voice their objectionsJeremy Corbyn was among a group of leftwing Labour MPs who met Keir Starmer on Friday morning to express their concerns about the sacking of Rebecca Long-Bailey, the Guardian understands.Starmer is facing a backlash from Labour leftwingers after abruptly removing Long-Bailey from her post as shadow education secretary on Thursday. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Labour, Maxine Peake, Keir Starmer, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn, Starmer, Antisemitism, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Long Bailey


Rebecca Long-Bailey sacking reignites Labour turmoil over antisemitism

Swift decision by Keir Starmer is praised by Jewish groups but condemned by Labour leftRebecca Long-Bailey sacked from shadow cabinet – updatesKeir Starmer is facing a showdown with the left of Labour after his ruthless sacking of Rebecca Long-Bailey reignited the party’s internal turmoil over the issue of antisemitism.In a swift and decisive move, Long-Bailey was summarily dismissed as shadow education secretary for sending an approving tweet about an interview in which the actor Maxine Peake s...
Tags: Politics, US, UK News, Labour, Maxine Peake, Keir Starmer, Bailey, Starmer, Antisemitism, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Long Bailey


Labour’s New Leader Sacks Official Over Charges of Anti-Semitism

Keir Starmer dismissed a hard-left member of the so-called shadow cabinet after she had shared an article that, without evidence, tied Israel to police brutality in America.
Tags: News, Israel, Rebecca, Labour, Police Brutality, Anti-semitism, Keir Starmer, Great Britain, Corbyn, Keir, Starmer, Misconduct and Shootings, Labour Party (Great Britain, Jeremy (1949-, George Floyd Protests (2020, Long-Bailey


Rebecca Long-Bailey sacked from shadow cabinet in antisemitism row - live

Shadow education secretary told to step down from shadow cabinet after sharing article on Twitter that included antisemitic conspiracy theoryKeir Starmer sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey from shadow cabinetNo 10 backs Jenrick despite revelations over developmentViolence at street party in Brixton leaves more than 20 police injured 4.55pm BST From the Times’ Patrick MaguireI'm told a delegation of left frontbenchers is trying to secure a meeting with Starmer to discuss RLB's sacking 4.50pm BST H...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, London, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Labour, Times, Keir Starmer, Brixton, Starmer, Antisemitism, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Robert Jenrick, Coronavirus outbreak, Patrick MaguireI


Labour’s Rebecca Long-Bailey sacked in anti-Semitism row

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says his "first priority" is tackling anti-Semitism after firing shadow minister.
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Rebecca Long-Bailey sacked by Keir Starmer over article 'including antisemitic conspiracy theory' - live

Shadow education secretary told to step down from shadow cabinet after sharing article on Twitter Keir Starmer sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey from shadow cabinetNo 10 backs Jenrick despite revelations over developmentViolence at street party in Brixton leaves more than 20 police injured 4.25pm BST The FT’s Jim Pickard says Rebecca Long-Bailey may have read a version of the Maxine Peake interview before it was amended by the Independent.one problematic issue with the @RLong_Bailey sacking is that ...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, London, Scotland, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Labour, Amnesty International, Maxine Peake, Keir Starmer, Brixton, Peake, Starmer, Jim Pickard, Antisemitism


Labour leader sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey for sharing 'anti-Semitic article'

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says his "first priority" is tacking anti-Semitism after firing shadow minister.
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Labour's Long-Bailey sacked for sharing 'anti-Semitic article'

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says his "first priority" is tacking anti-Semitism after firing shadow minister.
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Starmer sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey for sharing 'anti-Semitic article'

Sir Keir Starmer says he has to restore trust with Jewish community after firing shadow education secretary.
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Rebecca Long-Bailey sacked from Labour shadow cabinet by Keir Starmer – UK politics live

Shadow education secretary sacked after sharing article on Twitter which included antisemitic conspiracy theoryKeir Starmer sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey from shadow cabinetNo 10 backs Jenrick despite revelations over developmentViolence at street party in Brixton leaves more than 20 police injured 3.27pm BST From the Sunday Times’ Gabriel PogrundOne LOTO source notes that Long Bailey failed to condemn a member who blamed the "Israeli lobby" for the election defeat during a leadership hustings i...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, Science, London, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Labour, Keir Starmer, Brixton, Peake, Board of Deputies of British Jews, Antisemitism, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Long Bailey, Marie van der Zyl


Keir Starmer sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey from shadow cabinet

Labour leader’s spokesman says Long-Bailey shared article containing antisemitic conspiracy theoryRebecca Long-Bailey sacked from shadow cabinet – updatesKeir Starmer has sacked Rebecca Long-Bailey as shadow education secretary after she tweeted praise for an interview in which the actor Maxine Peake said the US police tactic of kneeling on someone’s neck was taught by the Israeli secret service.The Board of Deputies of British Jews had condemned Long-Bailey’s actions and called for her to delet...
Tags: Politics, US, UK News, Labour, Maxine Peake, Keir Starmer, Bailey, Starmer, Board of Deputies of British Jews, Antisemitism, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Long Bailey


UK coronavirus live: No 10 refuses call for urgent review of 'second wave' readiness; death toll rises by 154

Keir Starmer condemns PM for ‘dodgy answers’ at PMQs; Johnson claims UK has effective ‘cluster-busting’ operation; further lockdown easing in Scotland announcedHealth leaders call for review of second wave risk Key points for businesses in England on how to reopenFive children have died of coronavirus in UK, study revealsEight times Chris Whitty has diverged from the government lineGlobal coronavirus updates – live 4.20pm BST The Guardian’s latest Politics Weekly podcast is out. Jonathan Fre...
Tags: Health, Business, Politics, UK, England, Scotland, UK News, Infectious Diseases, House Of Commons, Boris Johnson, Andy Burnham, Westminster, Pmqs, Johnson, Keir Starmer, Jonathan Freedland