UK’s Labour Party set to sweep into power with huge majority, exit poll shows

Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer and his wife Victoria Starmer walk outside a polling station during the general election Thursday in London, Britain. (REUTERS/Claudia Greco)

LONDON — Keir Starmer will be Britain’s next prime minister with his Labour Party set to win a massive majority in a parliamentary election, an exit poll on Thursday indicated, forecasting Rishi Sunak’s Conservatives would suffer historic losses.