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Hartlepool by-election polls: the 16 runners and the favourite to win
Hartlepool by-election
Fact file

Hartlepool by-election polls: the 16 runners and the favourite to win

Labour sends in top guns as party faces losing key seat for first time in almost five decades
12 Apr 2021
Can Labour hang on in Hartlepool by-election?
Keir Starmer outside his home in London
Today’s big question

Can Labour hang on in Hartlepool by-election?

Tories ‘gagging for a fight’ following resignation of northern constituency’s scandal-hit Labour MP
17 Mar 2021
‘The grotesque sight of Labour united with right-wing Tory rebels’
Keir Starmer makes a statement on the UK economy
Instant Opinion

‘The grotesque sight of Labour united with right-wing Tory rebels’

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26 Feb 2021
Labour Left accuses party of mayoral ‘stitch-up’
Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn
Behind the scenes

Labour Left accuses party of mayoral ‘stitch-up’

 Corbynite candidate excluded from newly relaunched selection race in Liverpool
24 Feb 2021
‘The pandemic and our response to it will change our economy and society forever’
Metropolitan Police officers patrol as people walk in Hyde Park
Instant Opinion

‘The pandemic and our response to it will change our economy and society forever’

22 Feb 2021
‘Keir Starmer has no overarching vision for the country’
Keir Starmer delivers a speech at Labour headquarters in London
Instant Opinion

‘Keir Starmer has no overarching vision for the country’

19 Feb 2021
Keir Starmer lays out his vision for Labour - but will it work?
Keir Starmer delivers a speech at Labour headquarters in London
Today’s big question

Keir Starmer lays out his vision for Labour - but will it work?

Opposition leader calls for ‘biggest economic shake-up since WWII’
18 Feb 2021

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‘A proportional system would allow both miserable old parties to divorce’
Boris Johnson passes by Keir Starmer as they attend a service to mark Armistice Day
Instant Opinion

‘A proportional system would allow both miserable old parties to divorce’

16 Feb 2021
‘Phoney flag-waving is not the way for Labour to win back the red wall’
Keir Starmer addresses the 2019 Labour party conference.
Instant Opinion

‘Phoney flag-waving is not the way for Labour to win back the red wall’

4 Feb 2021
Will Starmer’s leaked plan to win back the ‘red wall’ work?
Keir Starmer visits a building wrapped in unsafe cladding.
Behind the scenes

Will Starmer’s leaked plan to win back the ‘red wall’ work?

Labour hoping to ‘change the party’s body language’ with patriotic rebrand
3 Feb 2021
Is Starmer really a Covid ‘Captain Hindsight’?
Keir Starmer arrives at Westminster Abbey to attend a service to mark Armistice Day.
Behind the scenes

Is Starmer really a Covid ‘Captain Hindsight’?

Conservatives accuse Labour leader of ‘playing politics’ over the pandemic response
6 Jan 2021
How can Starmer avoid another Labour civil war over Brexit?
Keir Starmer addresses Labour members at an leadership election event.
In Depth

How can Starmer avoid another Labour civil war over Brexit?

Opposition leader facing threat of frontbench revolt over withdrawal deal vote
3 Dec 2020