UK police investigating Labour leader Starmer over lockdown rule-breach

Britain's Labour leader Starmer celebrates the results of the 2022 local elections in Carlisle

LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Friday they were investigating a potential breach of COVID-19 rules in a 2021 gathering attended by Labour leader Keir Starmer, in light of "significant new information" they had received.

The local Durham police confirmed the investigation in a statement.

(Reporting by Muvija M; Editing by Kate Holton)

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