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‘What good would it do to replace Cressida Dick?’
Cressida Dick on a visit to No. 10
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‘What good would it do to replace Cressida Dick?’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
16 Mar 2021
‘Starmer’s Labour has a fondness for abstaining on tricky decisions’
Keir Starmer
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‘Starmer’s Labour has a fondness for abstaining on tricky decisions’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
15 Mar 2021
‘Johnson is an uneasy advocate for his government’s new approach’
Boris Johnson at the daily press briefing
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‘Johnson is an uneasy advocate for his government’s new approach’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
12 Mar 2021
‘Male violence must be policed and prosecuted’
Police investigate Sarah Everard’s disappearance
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‘Male violence must be policed and prosecuted’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
11 Mar 2021
‘Modernising Royal family is Charles’s defining challenge’
Prince Charles visits NHS and MoD staff involved in the vaccine rollout
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‘Modernising Royal family is Charles’s defining challenge’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
10 Mar 2021
‘You can’t calm the tabloid sharks by throwing steaks at them’
Harry and Meghan during their interview with Oprah Winfrey
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‘You can’t calm the tabloid sharks by throwing steaks at them’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
9 Mar 2021
‘Equality seemed simple, so we underestimated how revolutionary such changes would be’
An International Women’s Day march in Madrid
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‘Equality seemed simple, so we underestimated how revolutionary such changes would be’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
8 Mar 2021
‘Rave reviews for Rishi Sunak’s budget may age quickly’
Rishi Sunak presents a post-budget press briefing.
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‘Rave reviews for Rishi Sunak’s budget may age quickly’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
5 Mar 2021
‘Scotland’s political culture is in a dire state’
Nicola Sturgeon inquiry
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‘Scotland’s political culture is in a dire state’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
4 Mar 2021
‘Never before have all the main engines of European integration caught fire simultaneously’
Angela Merkel and Ursula von der Leyen in the European Parliament
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‘Never before have all the main engines of European integration caught fire simultaneously’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
3 Mar 2021
‘Chancellors are not just accountants - they have the power to reshape the country’
Chancellor Rishi Sunak visits the Imperial Clinic Research Facility
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‘Chancellors are not just accountants - they have the power to reshape the country’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
2 Mar 2021
‘There are already many caveats on our freedoms in the name of collective safety’
A vaccination centre in London
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‘There are already many caveats on our freedoms in the name of collective safety’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
1 Mar 2021
‘The grotesque sight of Labour united with right-wing Tory rebels’
Keir Starmer makes a statement on the UK economy
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‘The grotesque sight of Labour united with right-wing Tory rebels’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
26 Feb 2021
‘Alex Salmond is entitled to put forward his side of the story’
Alex Salmond departs Edinburgh High Court in March 2020
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‘Alex Salmond is entitled to put forward his side of the story’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
25 Feb 2021
‘How does accountability – without which there is no functioning democracy – survive?’
Boris Johnson attends a virtual press conference
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‘How does accountability – without which there is no functioning democracy – survive?’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
24 Feb 2021
‘To ensure this lockdown is the last one, we should not make the same mistake twice’
A woman walks child to school
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‘To ensure this lockdown is the last one, we should not make the same mistake twice’

23 Feb 2021
‘The pandemic and our response to it will change our economy and society forever’
Metropolitan Police officers patrol as people walk in Hyde Park
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‘The pandemic and our response to it will change our economy and society forever’

22 Feb 2021
‘Keir Starmer has no overarching vision for the country’
Keir Starmer delivers a speech at Labour headquarters in London
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‘Keir Starmer has no overarching vision for the country’

19 Feb 2021
‘We should agree a date for Victory over Virus Day’
Commuters make their way through Waterloo Station
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‘We should agree a date for Victory over Virus Day’

18 Feb 2021
‘Responsibility for lowering Covid-19 transmission has fallen to low-paid hotel workers’
A man draws his curtains at the Radisson Blu hotel after arriving at Heathrow
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‘Responsibility for lowering Covid-19 transmission has fallen to low-paid hotel workers’

17 Feb 2021
‘A proportional system would allow both miserable old parties to divorce’
Boris Johnson passes by Keir Starmer as they attend a service to mark Armistice Day
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‘A proportional system would allow both miserable old parties to divorce’

16 Feb 2021
‘How does this pandemic end, and how can we end it faster?’
A passenger on the London Underground wearing a face mask
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‘How does this pandemic end, and how can we end it faster?’

15 Feb 2021
‘Britain is, for the moment, clear that it won’t follow the Americans down this path’
A child looking out at buildings destroyed by an air strike in Taiz, Yemen
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‘Britain is, for the moment, clear that it won’t follow the Americans down this path’

12 Feb 2021
‘Humanity - all 7.8 billion of us - is on a collision course with the planet’
Shoppers crowd Oxford Street
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‘Humanity - all 7.8 billion of us - is on a collision course with the planet’

11 Feb 2021
‘Borders are starting to look like Boris Johnson’s next big Covid mistake’
An airliner comes in to land at Heathrow Airport
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‘Borders are starting to look like Boris Johnson’s next big Covid mistake’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
10 Feb 2021
‘The future of our party and our country depends on confronting what happened’
President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews
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‘The future of our party and our country depends on confronting what happened’

9 Feb 2021
‘Pandemics do end’
A couple wearing masks walk past an image of Queen Elizabeth II.
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‘Pandemics do end’

8 Feb 2021
‘We need dissenting voices in the lockdown debate more than ever’
A man passes ambulances lined up outside the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.
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‘We need dissenting voices in the lockdown debate more than ever’

5 Feb 2021
‘Phoney flag-waving is not the way for Labour to win back the red wall’
Keir Starmer addresses the 2019 Labour party conference.
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‘Phoney flag-waving is not the way for Labour to win back the red wall’

4 Feb 2021
‘Brexiteers can now show Remainers the tangible benefit of leaving the EU – a life saving vaccine’
Boris Johnson holds a vial of the Oxford-Astrazeneca Covid vaccine
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‘Brexiteers can now show Remainers the tangible benefit of leaving the EU – a life saving vaccine’

3 Feb 2021
‘With Dominic Cummings gone, the government has rediscovered how to succeed’
Dominic Cummings arrives at Downing Street
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‘With Dominic Cummings gone, the government has rediscovered how to succeed’

2 Feb 2021
‘Don’t blame the old for the young’s Covid plight’
Two elderly people arrive for their Covid vaccinations
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‘Don’t blame the old for the young’s Covid plight’

1 Feb 2021
‘Our freedom hinges on whether tomorrow’s vaccines can crush new variants’
A medical worker gives a thumbs up sign as she receives the Pfizer vaccine
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‘Our freedom hinges on whether tomorrow’s vaccines can crush new variants’

29 Jan 2021
‘Rishi Sunak is a lone voice for fiscal sanity in a Tory party full of spendthrifts’
Rishi Sunak leaves 11 Downing Street
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‘Rishi Sunak is a lone voice for fiscal sanity in a Tory party full of spendthrifts’

28 Jan 2021