Could Keir Starmer be U.K. Labour’s knight in dull armor?

World / Politics Apr 5, 2020

Could Keir Starmer be U.K. Labour’s knight in dull armor?

After a decade in the political wasteland, members of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party have chosen a moderate, unflashy lawyer as their new leader. Their hope is that turning the page on the socialist radical Jeremy Corbyn, who was resoundingly rejected by voters last ...

U.K.'s Labour accuses BBC of bias over its election coverage

World / Politics Dec 6, 2019

U.K.'s Labour accuses BBC of bias over its election coverage

Britain's opposition Labour Party wrote to the head of the BBC on Thursday to complain about its coverage of campaigning ahead of next week's election, accusing the publicly funded broadcaster of bias. Labour's co-campaign coordinator, Andrew Gwynne, said they had recorded numerous examples where his ...

Stage set for Brexit clash in U.K. Parliament this week

World / Politics Sep 2, 2019

Stage set for Brexit clash in U.K. Parliament this week

Boris Johnson's summer is over. The week that could determine how long he remains prime minister — and how or whether Britain leaves the European Union — is about to begin. The rules of the U.K.'s unwritten constitution are being stretched to the limit, with ...