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From TheJournal.ie So who exactly is new UK Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer? NEW LEADER

So who exactly is new UK Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer?

Starmer was elected as leader of the party earlier today, replacing Jeremy Corbyn.

From TheJournal.ie Keir Starmer is the new leader of the UK Labour party Top Job

Keir Starmer is the new leader of the UK Labour party

Starmer, a former director of state prosecutions and Labour’s Brexit spokesman, had been the favourite to win the ballot.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who should be the next leader of the Labour Party? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Who should be the next leader of the Labour Party?

Alan Kelly and Aodhán Ó Ríordáin are bidding to replace Brendan Howlin as the party’s leader.

From TheJournal.ie Rent freeze is constitutional according to past legal advice, says Alan Kelly Labour

Rent freeze is constitutional according to past legal advice, says Alan Kelly

Labour leadership candidate Alan Kelly said that he received the advice when he was housing minister.

From TheJournal.ie Greens should be 'extremely' careful about going into government with FG or FF, says ex-Labour minister Warning

Greens should be 'extremely' careful about going into government with FG or FF, says ex-Labour minister

Jan O’Sullivan said that the Greens needed to ‘tie down’ any commitments from the two parties.

From TheJournal.ie Ó Ríordáin pledges to rebuild Labour on traditional party values as he launches leadership campaign Leadership Battle

Ó Ríordáin pledges to rebuild Labour on traditional party values as he launches leadership campaign

Labour members will vote on a new leader at the beginning of April.

From TheJournal.ie 'No one wants a bar full of vending machines': NI businesses say new UK immigration system will cause labour shortage Northern Ireland

'No one wants a bar full of vending machines': NI businesses say new UK immigration system will cause labour shortage

Business groups across the UK have also criticised the points-based immigration system.

From TheJournal.ie Alan Kelly v Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: Two TDs set to compete for Labour leadership It's On

Alan Kelly v Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: Two TDs set to compete for Labour leadership

Labour members will vote on a new leader at the beginning of April.

From TheJournal.ie The Labour Party leadership contest will kick off this morning Howlin For You

The Labour Party leadership contest will kick off this morning

The executive board of the Labour Party will meet at 11am.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who do you think should be the next Labour Party leader? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think should be the next Labour Party leader?

Brendan Howlin announced yesterday he was stepping down after four years as party leader.

From TheJournal.ie Brendan Howlin to step down as leader of the Labour Party Change

Brendan Howlin to step down as leader of the Labour Party

Howlin has led the party since 2016, when he took over from Joan Burton.

From TheJournal.ie Labour hits rock bottom and the second-shortest serving TD ever: 6 election records made this year Six Of The Best

Labour hits rock bottom and the second-shortest serving TD ever: 6 election records made this year

The records behind the rise of Sinn Féin during the election tell their own story.

From TheJournal.ie The nation has decided. Here's when we'll know the results Hour By Hour

The nation has decided. Here's when we'll know the results

We’ve a very long day ahead of us until we find out how the 33rd Dáil will look.

From TheJournal.ie Gangland crime and coalition red lines: Dublin Bay North candidates debate in Coolock Ge2020

Gangland crime and coalition red lines: Dublin Bay North candidates debate in Coolock

Fine Gael candidate Catherine Noone didn’t attend the debate.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have spent over €50k on Facebook adverts so far this campaign Ge2020

Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have spent over €50k on Facebook adverts so far this campaign

The three main parties are way ahead in terms of spending on Facebook and Instagram since the campaign got under way.

From TheJournal.ie Labour promises three-year rent freeze, a living wage, and free GP care to under-18s Manifesto Launch

Labour promises three-year rent freeze, a living wage, and free GP care to under-18s

The party has launched its ‘Building an Equal Society’ manifesto this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Labour TD Brendan Ryan says he will not contest next election Dublin Fingal

Labour TD Brendan Ryan says he will not contest next election

Ryan has been a TD since 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Keir Starmer launches bid for UK Labour leadership with video emphasising trade union roots Another Future Is Possible

Keir Starmer launches bid for UK Labour leadership with video emphasising trade union roots

The video also features words of support from Stephen Lawrence’s mother, saying he was “instrumental” in getting justice.

From TheJournal.ie Keir Starmer is front runner to succeed Jeremy Corbyn, according to new poll Labour Leadership

Keir Starmer is front runner to succeed Jeremy Corbyn, according to new poll

Starmer would beat Rebecca Long-Bailey, who has been seen as the Corbyn camp’s favoured successor.

From TheJournal.ie Funeral of Labour Youth Chair Cormac Ó Braonáin to take place in Mansion House on Thursday Cormac ó Braonáin

Funeral of Labour Youth Chair Cormac Ó Braonáin to take place in Mansion House on Thursday

The young man died after he was struck by a Luas in Dublin city early yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Cyclist who died after collision with Luas named as Labour Youth Chair Cormac Ó Braonáin RIP

Cyclist who died after collision with Luas named as Labour Youth Chair Cormac Ó Braonáin

Labour leader Brendan Howlin was among those paying tribute to Cormac Ó Braonáin, calling him a “positive force for good”.

From TheJournal.ie The reaction, as it happened: Johnson says he's 'humbled' by support of former Labour voters as Tories claim massive majority Dusk Til Dawn

The reaction, as it happened: Johnson says he's 'humbled' by support of former Labour voters as Tories claim massive majority

Stay with us for all the reaction as the Conservatives claim a thumping majority in the Commons.

From TheJournal.ie Getting it done: how a three-word slogan catapulted Boris Johnson to a historic election win Get Brexit Done

Getting it done: how a three-word slogan catapulted Boris Johnson to a historic election win

Boris Johnson’s oft-repeated slogan presented voters with an obvious choice.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know Up All Night

Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know

It was an exhaustive night of counting and a momentous election for the future of the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Labour's popularity existed online, but not in real life Reality Actually

Labour's popularity existed online, but not in real life

Social media was a poor indicator of how this year’s UK election played out.

From TheJournal.ie How did it all go wrong for Jeremy Corbyn? Uk Election 19

How did it all go wrong for Jeremy Corbyn?

Labour looks set for a historic defeat in the general election.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off Milking It This post contains videos

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off

A YouGov seat-prediction poll indicated the Tories could win a 28-seat majority tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist Didn't Happen

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist

A claim that a Tory advisor was punched turned out not to be the case.

From TheJournal.ie Corbyn claims Johnson misled people about customs checks in his Brexit deal Northern Ireland

Corbyn claims Johnson misled people about customs checks in his Brexit deal

The Labour leader said a confidential report paints a ‘damning picture’ of Boris Johnson’s deal, especially when it came to Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie A Fine Gael flop, a mini Green wave and nine other things we learned from the by-election results Lessons Learned

A Fine Gael flop, a mini Green wave and nine other things we learned from the by-election results

The day also brought a surprise victory for Sinn Féin and success for Fianna Fáil.

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Corbyn reveals unredacted documents which he says shows NHS is 'up for sale' On The Table This post contains videos

Jeremy Corbyn reveals unredacted documents which he says shows NHS is 'up for sale'

Corbyn says the documents show the trade talks were at a “very advanced stage”.

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Corbyn is doubling down on his 2017 election promises, but will the gamble pay off? On The Trail

Jeremy Corbyn is doubling down on his 2017 election promises, but will the gamble pay off?

The Labour leader is probably facing a make-or-break election.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael support drops but it's still the most popular party, according to poll Opinion Poll

Fine Gael support drops but it's still the most popular party, according to poll

The party has been dealing with the aftermath of controversial comments made by by-election candidate Verona Murphy.

From TheJournal.ie Russian banker helps Tories collect €6.6m in UK election funding Show Me The Money

Russian banker helps Tories collect €6.6m in UK election funding

The Tories received 87% of donations over £7,500 in the week after 6 November,

From TheJournal.ie Here's how Labour plans to spend £75bn in Britain's biggest ever post-war home construction push UK VOTE 19 This post contains videos

Here's how Labour plans to spend £75bn in Britain's biggest ever post-war home construction push

Jeremy Corbyn described the plans as ‘radical and ambitious’.

From TheJournal.ie Both main parties lose ground as Fine Gael retains slim lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll State Of The Parties

Both main parties lose ground as Fine Gael retains slim lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll

The latest Behaviour & Attitudes poll for the Sunday Times was published today.

From TheJournal.ie UK election: Labour party hit by 'large-scale cyber attack' DDoS

UK election: Labour party hit by 'large-scale cyber attack'

The party said that no data breach occurred.

From TheJournal.ie Who's running? How do I get on the register? Everything you need to know about this month's Dáil by-elections Vote 2019

Who's running? How do I get on the register? Everything you need to know about this month's Dáil by-elections

Voters in constituencies in Dublin, Cork and Wexford will be heading to the polls.

From TheJournal.ie Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party Labour Pains

Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party

“The decision is personal, not political,” Watson said in a shock announcement.

From TheJournal.ie Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans Crucial Vote

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans

The prime minister believes he has the numbers to push his withdrawal agreement through parliament.

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