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Britain’s new Prime Minister has been appointing his top team Prime Minister Sir Keir Starmer got straight to work assembling his Cabinet after promising to rebuild trust in politics and restore hope to the nation after a landslide Labour victory in the General Election. Rachel Reeves was confirmed as Britain’s first woman chancellor, Angela Rayner […]

New Prime Minister Sir Keir Starmer has promised to rebuild trust in politics and restore hope to the nation. It’s after a landslide Labour victory in the General Election. In his first speech in Downing Street, Sir Keir said the British people had voted “decisively for change”. Sir Keir said the country could “move forward […]

Sir Keir Starmer has become the third Prime Minister of the King’s reign following a handover of power. Charles played a central role during the busy aftermath of the General Election that left the Conservatives reeling following a crushing defeat by the Labour Party, which won by a landslide. Even the weather played its part, with a […]

The former nurse was found guilty this week at Manchester Crown Court of the attack on the newborn infant.   Child serial killer Lucy Letby said “I’m innocent” as she was led from court after being sentenced to an additional whole-life order for the attempted murder of a baby girl. Earlier this week, the 34-year-old former nurse was […]

Sunak says he will step down as party leader Rishi Sunak has apologised to the country and his party after he led the Conservatives to their worst-ever election result. The outgoing Prime Minister added he will step down as Tory leader, but only once formal arrangements are in place to select his successor. Former prime minister Liz […]

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said it had been a “difficult night” as he apologised to Tory candidates who had lost their seats. Following the result, Mr Sunak said: “On this difficult night, I’d like to express my gratitude to the people of the Richmond and Northallerton constituency for your continued support.” He added: “The Labour […]

KEIR STARMER IS SET TO BECOME PRIME MINISTER Sir Keir Starmer said “election victories don’t fall from the sky”, in his victory speech after Labour won the General Election. The incoming Prime Minister said: “Don’t forget how we got here. This morning we can see that the British people have voted to turn the page.” […]

All eyes were on the north east of England to see which constituency was first to declare a 2024 election result, with Houghton and Sunderland South taking the crown. For the six general elections from 1992 to 2015, Sunderland’s slick operation saw them declare their result first – becoming part of the election night TV […]

Thursday is “not a good night for the SNP”, Nicola Sturgeon has said as the exit poll suggests the party could drop to as few as 10 seats. The BBC/ITV/Sky survey was published as polls closed at 10pm, predicting a 170 seat majority for Labour across the UK. Sir Keir Starmer’s party’s success appears to […]

The Labour Party stood on the verge of returning to power after 14 years in opposition as vote counting got underway on Thursday night. Exit polls suggested a Labour landslide, with the party on course to scoop 410 seats and secure a majority of 170, just less than the majority of 179 won by Tony […]

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