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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 file photo, Britain's opposition Labour party Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Keir Starmer delivers a speech at their election campaign event on Brexit in Harlow, England. Britain’s opposition Labour Party has agreed to pay substantial damages to seven whistleblowers who sued the party for defamation after they voiced concerns of anti-Semitism within the party. The seven former employees criticized the party’s handling of anti-Semitism complaints on a BBC investigative program, and took legal action when Labour issued a statement describing the group as having “personal and political axes to grind.”  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

UK: Labour pays damages to ex-workers in anti-Semitism probe

Jul. 22, 2020 9:10 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s opposition Labour Party has agreed to pay substantial damages to seven whistleblowers who sued for defamation after they voiced concerns of anti-Semitism within the party. The seven former employees appeared on a BBC investigative program last year looking into whether the...

FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, May 7, 2020, Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab arrives at 10 Downing Street, in London. Raab on Monday July 6, 2020, announced targeted economic sanctions against individuals and organizations from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Myanmar and North Korea under new U.K. powers to punish human-rights offenders.(AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali, FILE)

UK accuses 'Russian actors' of meddling in 2019 election

Jul. 16, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The British government accused “Russian actors” Thursday of seeking to interfere in the U.K.'s last general election, and a powerful committee of lawmakers confirmed it would publish within days a long-awaited report into previous allegations of interference from Moscow. British...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019 file photo, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Britain's Shadow Business secretary speaks on stage during the Labour Party Conference at the Brighton Centre in Brighton, England. The leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party, Keir Starmer on Thursday June 25, 2020, fired lawmaker Rebecca Long-Bailey from a top party job for sharing an article on social media containing what Starmer called “an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory.” Starmer says he has asked Rebecca Long-Bailey to stop down as party education spokeswoman. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)

UK Labour leader fires lawmaker over 'anti-Semitic' tweet

Jun. 25, 2020 12:01 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party, Keir Starmer, on Thursday fired a lawmaker from a top party job for sharing an article on social media containing what Starmer called “an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory.” Starmer said he had asked Rebecca Long-Bailey to...