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What a no-deal Brexit could look like for the UK

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What do the extended Brexit talks mean?

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Why everyone’s talking about the EU’s no-deal Brexit plans

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Instant Opinion: Brexit deal is ‘likely by Monday’

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Ivanka Trump questioned over misuse of inauguration funds
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Ivanka Trump questioned over misuse of inauguration funds

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British MPs narrowly escaped death in terror bomb plot

Trial begins today over alleged terror plot that ‘could have triggered World War Three’
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Is there any limit to who Donald Trump can pardon?
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Is there any limit to who Donald Trump can pardon?

President grants clemency to former national security adviser Michael Flynn
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Instant Opinion: tier system could ‘quickly collapse’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 24 November
24 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: coronavirus is putting ‘democracy at stake’
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Instant Opinion: coronavirus is putting ‘democracy at stake’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 20 November
20 Nov 2020

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Four of the strangest claims from Giuliani ‘fraud’ briefing
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Four of the strangest claims from Giuliani ‘fraud’ briefing

Senior Republicans call on Donald Trump to end baseless accusations after chaotic livestream
20 Nov 2020
Mexico gambles on legalising cannabis
Mexican soldiers destroy a marijuana plantation near La Rumorosa town in Tecate.
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Mexico gambles on legalising cannabis

Plan aimed at putting a dent in black market - but some fear that violence may increase
20 Nov 2020
US election: what comes next for Donald Trump?
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US election: what comes next for Donald Trump?

The departing president is facing both political and personal court battles
9 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: US ‘class war a wake-up call’ for Johnson
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Instant Opinion: US ‘class war a wake-up call’ for Johnson

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 5 November
5 Nov 2020
Why everybody’s talking about Trump’s election legal threats
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Why everybody’s talking about Trump’s election legal threats

President tweets series of baseless fraud accusations amid string of court challenges
5 Nov 2020
Will Hollywood ditch Depp over ‘wife beater’ ruling?
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Will Hollywood ditch Depp over ‘wife beater’ ruling?

Industry experts say the actor’s critically acclaimed career is over - but high-profile friends claim he’ll be ‘vindicated’
3 Nov 2020
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Quiz of The Week: 24 - 30 October

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30 Oct 2020
Markle granted nine-month delay in Mail on Sunday dispute
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Markle granted nine-month delay in Mail on Sunday dispute

Duchess of Sussex had applied for summary judgement in battle over letters sent to her estranged father
29 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: school meals marks ‘looming political war’
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Instant Opinion: school meals marks ‘looming political war’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 27 October
27 Oct 2020
What was in the deposition Maxwell fought to keep sealed?
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What was in the deposition Maxwell fought to keep sealed?

British socialite insists she never witnessed ‘inappropriate underage activities’ by Jeffrey Epstein
23 Oct 2020
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Democratic candidate walks tightrope on expanding America’s highest court
19 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: herd immunity could lead to ‘mass murder’
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Instant Opinion: herd immunity could lead to ‘mass murder’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 19 October
19 Oct 2020
Starmer hit by Labour revolt over ‘licence to kill’ bill
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Starmer hit by Labour revolt over ‘licence to kill’ bill

The party leader is facing a string of resignations over whip to abstain on ‘spycops’ legislation
16 Oct 2020
Cummings ‘let off’ 20 years of back taxes on Durham home
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Cummings ‘let off’ 20 years of back taxes on Durham home

Government agency rules that PM’s adviser doesn’t have to pay out because property was built without planning permission
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Burglar caught after leaving name and address at scene
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Burglar caught after leaving name and address at scene

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Electing rights abusers will ‘discredit’ UN, dissidents warn

China, Russia and Saudi Arabia among nations set to win seats on the council
13 Oct 2020
Rebel Tories plotting with Labour to end 10pm curfew
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Rebel Tories plotting with Labour to end 10pm curfew

Dozens of Conservative MPs expected to vote against ‘absurd’ early closing times for pubs and restaurants
6 Oct 2020
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Quiz of The Week: 26 September - 2 October

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EU ‘mulling legal action’ over UK’s ‘breach’ of Brexit deal
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EU ‘mulling legal action’ over UK’s ‘breach’ of Brexit deal

Ursula von der Leyen announces that UK is on formal notice over Internal Markets Bill
1 Oct 2020
EU launches legal action over UK Internal Market Bill
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EU launches legal action over UK Internal Market Bill

European Commission gives Boris Johnson until end of October to respond
1 Oct 2020
Explained: Johnson’s offshore migrant detention plans
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Explained: Johnson’s offshore migrant detention plans

Flurry of leaks reveal government is considering a series of ideas to reform asylum screening
1 Oct 2020
WHO aid workers offered ‘jobs for sex’ during Ebola outbreak
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WHO aid workers offered ‘jobs for sex’ during Ebola outbreak

More than 50 women allege abuse by men who said they were international aid providers
30 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: Sweden’s Covid plan ‘a lesson for Britain’
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Instant Opinion: Sweden’s Covid plan ‘a lesson for Britain’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 28 September
28 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: Romney made ‘wrong call’ on Supreme Court
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Instant Opinion: Romney made ‘wrong call’ on Supreme Court

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 25 September
25 Sep 2020
Army major cleared of drowning Iraqi after 17-year ordeal
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Army major cleared of drowning Iraqi after 17-year ordeal

Robert Campbell was investigated for 17 years over the death of teenager Said Shabram
25 Sep 2020
Pregnancy pains, electric bubble and killer spies
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Pregnancy pains, electric bubble and killer spies

Should doctors monitor mothers’s alcohol intake? Are electric cars an investment bubble? And should spies have a ‘licence to kill’?
25 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: coronavirus rules are ‘hurting the young’
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Instant Opinion: coronavirus rules are ‘hurting the young’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 24 September
24 Sep 2020
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