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Starmer appoints leadership rival Lisa Nandy shadow foreign secretary

Sir Keir Starmer has appointed leadership rival Lisa Nandy shadow foreign secretary as he started unveiling a new core team in the wake of his landslide election as the party’s new leader.

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Ashley Cowburn What next for the Labour left?

With the new leader declaring a ‘new era’ for the party, Ashley Cowburn looks at the future of Corbyn’s allies

Labour would have moved faster to curb coronavirus outbreak – Corbyn

Labour leader says failure to test nearly half a million NHS staff and care workers is ‘ludicrous’


John Rentoul After five years, we’re finally at the end of the Corbyn project

The mark that this unexpected Labour leader really leaves is to remind us that elections are fought in primary colours, writes John Rentoul

PM promises to protect tenants from eviction during virus crisis

Prime minister tells House of Commons he will do 'everything it takes' to support workers during outbreak

Why Prime Minister’s Questions should go ahead – but without Corbyn

Boris Johnson must be held to account – but the current leader of the opposition doesn’t have to do it himself

Boris Johnson faces outrage over fall in life expectancy

Boris Johnson has been urged to take action over a “lost decade” which has seen life expectancy fall for some of the UK’s poorest people after years of Tory austerity.

Who is Lisa Nandy and what are her key policies?

Wigan MP highlights the needs of smaller towns in Labour's heartland areas