Sir Keir Starmer is coming up to the end of his first year as Labour leader — he was elected on 4 April last year, just as the first wave of coronavirus was peaking. What is significant about the past year is what has not happened.
Reshuffle speculation may seem like a pointless branch of political commentary. It is just gossip, isn’t it? And it is usually wrong. Yet it is the stuff of politics. It matters who is in which job, in government and in opposition.
From the shocking killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minnesota to the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Black and minority ethnic communities, 2020 has highlighted in the starkest terms the devastating human consequences
London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Friday that the British capital's New Year's Eve fireworks display, which annually attracts tens of thousands of people, will not go ahead on December 31 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
US President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack on Saturday on London Mayor Sadiq Khan, backing a right-wing British columnist who has been widely accused of Islamophobia and once called migrants “cockroaches.”
Long ago, I predicted a “Schrodinger’s Brexit”, by which the UK both leaves the EU and stays in it, “with individual citizens allowed to choose which status they prefer”.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan recently admitted that knife crime keeps him awake at night – and with fatal stabbings of teenagers in the capital rising to their highest level
Ella Kissi-Debrah, who lived close to one of London’s busiest thoroughfares, died in February 2013 after making almost 30 hospital visits over the previous three years.
A video of the informal vigil turned rally showed officers using force on participants. Male officers grabbed hold of several women and led them away in handcuffs amid screaming and shouting from onlookers.