Keir Starmer

Pingdemic chaos: how bad could it get?
Keir Starmer in PMQs
Today’s big question

Pingdemic chaos: how bad could it get?

Supermarkets warn of empty shelves as Keir Starmer follows Boris Johnson into isolation
22 Jul 2021
Has the Batley and Spen by-election saved Keir Starmer’s bacon?
Keir Starmer and Kim Leadbeater
Today’s big question

Has the Batley and Spen by-election saved Keir Starmer’s bacon?

Much-needed Labour victory pauses challenges to leadership - for now
2 Jul 2021
Quiz of The Week: 26 June - 2 July
Keir Starmer during a visit to Ipswich this week
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 26 June - 2 July

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
2 Jul 2021
Would-be Labour leaders line up to replace embattled Keir Starmer
Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner
Behind the scenes

Would-be Labour leaders line up to replace embattled Keir Starmer

Angela Rayner said to be ‘on manoeuvres’ ahead of Batley and Spen by-election
1 Jul 2021
Batley and Spen by-election: who will win Tracy Brabin’s seat?
Tracy Babin
Getting to grips with . . .

Batley and Spen by-election: who will win Tracy Brabin’s seat?

Conservatives take six-point lead over the incumbent Labour party
30 Jun 2021
George Galloway: the ‘maverick’ out to beat Labour in Batley and Spen
George Galloway on the campaign trail
Profile

George Galloway: the ‘maverick’ out to beat Labour in Batley and Spen

Labour officials fear that controversial campaigner could split left-wing vote in tight by-election
23 Jun 2021
‘Hypocritical eco warriors are getting their lines wrong on travel’
Extinction Rebellion protesters
Instant Opinion

‘Hypocritical eco warriors are getting their lines wrong on travel’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
21 Jun 2021

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‘America’s new vision is of pan-Western solidarity, not Brexit Britain’
Boris Johnson with Joe and Jill Biden
Instant Opinion

‘America’s new vision is of pan-Western solidarity, not Brexit Britain’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
15 Jun 2021
‘Exam results have become an all-consuming mania’
LSE graduates
Instant Opinion

‘Exam results have become an all-consuming mania’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
3 Jun 2021
Keir Starmer: five things you didn’t know about the Labour leader
Keir Starmer
Profile

Keir Starmer: five things you didn’t know about the Labour leader

The opposition leader will try to shake off his staid image in an ITV interview with Piers Morgan this evening
1 Jun 2021
‘Donald Trump should be given back his access to social media’
Donald Trump
Instant Opinion

‘Donald Trump should be given back his access to social media’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
17 May 2021
‘The tide will turn against the Tories unless they build more homes’
Housing in Coventry
Instant Opinion

‘The tide will turn against the Tories unless they build more homes’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
14 May 2021
‘Broken social care system is a shamefully missed opportunity’
State Opening of Parliament 2021
Instant Opinion

‘Broken social care system is a shamefully missed opportunity’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
11 May 2021
‘There has never been a better time to accept Tony Blair’
Tony Blair
Instant Opinion

‘There has never been a better time to accept Tony Blair’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
11 May 2021
What does Labour stand for in 2021?
Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner
Today’s big question

What does Labour stand for in 2021?

Keir Starmer calls meeting of new shadow cabinet to set out policy priorities
11 May 2021
‘The Olympics have become a joyless chore’
Olympics
Instant Opinion

‘The Olympics have become a joyless chore’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
10 May 2021
Labour reshuffle: the biggest winners and losers
Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner
Why we’re talking about . . .

Labour reshuffle: the biggest winners and losers

Keir Starmer’s ‘reshuffle kerfuffle’ began badly with Angela Rayner row
10 May 2021
‘Voters like a spot of island nation-state jingoism’
French fishing boats protest in St Helier harbour, Jersey
Instant Opinion

‘Voters like a spot of island nation-state jingoism’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
7 May 2021
What next for Starmer after Hartlepool defeat?
Keir Starmer
Today’s big question

What next for Starmer after Hartlepool defeat?

Former red stronghold turns blue for first time in its history
7 May 2021
Quiz of The Week: 1 - 7 May
Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds vote in London
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 1 - 7 May

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
7 May 2021
‘The path to Grenfell was there in plain sight’
Grenfell Tower
Instant Opinion

‘The path to Grenfell was there in plain sight’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
6 May 2021
‘Keir Starmer is in danger of missing his moment’
Keir Starmer
Instant Opinion

‘Keir Starmer is in danger of missing his moment’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
5 May 2021
Does Labour stand a chance in the next general election?
 Keir Starmer visits a beach near Hartlepool
In Brief

Does Labour stand a chance in the next general election?

Timing of the next vote could be key for Keir Starmer’s party
5 May 2021
Hartlepool by-election polls: all the runners and the favourite to win
Hartlepool by-election
Fact file

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

Labour faces losing key seat for first time in almost five decades
4 May 2021
The key races in the local elections
A polling station
The latest on . . .

The key races in the local elections

Votes in the Midlands and Hartlepool will set tone in Keir Starmer’s first major test as Labour leader
30 Apr 2021
Red wall voters see Keir Starmer as ‘Mr Man-on-the-fence’
Keir Starmer
Instant Opinion

Red wall voters see Keir Starmer as ‘Mr Man-on-the-fence’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
7 Apr 2021
‘Starmer on the back foot because he lacks the vision to be on the front’
Keir Starmer
Instant Opinion

‘Starmer on the back foot because he lacks the vision to be on the front’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
29 Mar 2021
‘Covid risk awareness can’t turn into crippling caution’
Boris Johnson at the first daily Covid press briefing
Instant Opinion

‘Covid risk awareness can’t turn into crippling caution’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
26 Mar 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
‘Starmer’s Labour has a fondness for abstaining on tricky decisions’
Keir Starmer
Instant Opinion

‘Starmer’s Labour has a fondness for abstaining on tricky decisions’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
15 Mar 2021
Has coronavirus made May’s local elections impossible to call?
A composite image of Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer appearing at PMQs
Today’s big question

Has coronavirus made May’s local elections impossible to call?

Keir Starmer’s first electoral test comes amid possible ‘vaccine boost’ for Boris Johnson
11 Mar 2021
Tory minister hits back at criticism of 1% pay rise for NHS staff
NHS nurses transport a patient out of surgery.
Behind the scenes

Tory minister hits back at criticism of 1% pay rise for NHS staff

Nadine Dorries dismisses anger over ‘pitiful’ planned increase by arguing that nurses ‘do their job because they love their job’
5 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’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
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
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