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‘In the real UK, 007 might be queuing for petrol in his gleaming Aston Martin’
Daniel Craig as James Bond in No Time to Die
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‘In the real UK, 007 might be queuing for petrol in his gleaming Aston Martin’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
30 Sep 2021
Can Keir Starmer reunite the Labour Party?
Keir Starmer
Today’s big question

Can Keir Starmer reunite the Labour Party?

Embattled leader hit by infighting and resignation of shadow cabinet member
29 Sep 2021
‘Keir Starmer has a long way to go to banish the ghost of Corbynism’
Jeremy Corbyn at a fringe meeting during the Labour Party conference on 28 September 2021
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‘Keir Starmer has a long way to go to banish the ghost of Corbynism’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
29 Sep 2021
Angela Rayner: from ‘mouthy’ union rep to Labour firebrand
Deputy Labour leader Angela Rayner
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Angela Rayner: from ‘mouthy’ union rep to Labour firebrand

Party’s deputy, who left school at 16 with no qualifications, now considered to be ‘a Labour leader in waiting’
28 Sep 2021
‘We are reaping the costs of the sniggering cults of populism’
Queues at petrol stations
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‘We are reaping the costs of the sniggering cults of populism’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
28 Sep 2021
How Labour’s cervix problem began
Labour leader Keir Starmer arrives at the Hilton Brighton Metropole hotel on the opening day of the Labour Party conference
Why we’re talking about . . .

How Labour’s cervix problem began

Party’s transphobia row has been raging for more than a year - with Keir Starmer finally weighing in on debate
27 Sep 2021
‘If Boris Johnson felt shame, he wouldn’t be slashing universal credit’
Boris Johnson in New York City
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‘If Boris Johnson felt shame, he wouldn’t be slashing universal credit’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
24 Sep 2021

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Does Keir Starmer have a PR problem?
Keir Starmer
Why we’re talking about . . .

Does Keir Starmer have a PR problem?

Conference widely viewed as leader’s last chance to make his mark and appeal to voters
23 Sep 2021
‘Why is there a shortage of CO2? Well, it’s got naff all to do with Brexit’
Piglets
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‘Why is there a shortage of CO2? Well, it’s got naff all to do with Brexit’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
21 Sep 2021
‘Boris Johnson’s Conservatives will not be chaos-proof for ever’
Boris Johnson departs No. 10 Downing Street
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‘Boris Johnson’s Conservatives will not be chaos-proof for ever’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
17 Sep 2021
Everything you need to know about the Labour Party conference 2021
Keir Starmer
The latest on . . .

Everything you need to know about the Labour Party conference 2021

Key details and expectations for Keir Starmer’s first in-person conference speech
17 Sep 2021
Is Labour’s lead over the Tories a sign of things to come?
Boris Johnson
Between the lines

Is Labour’s lead over the Tories a sign of things to come?

Conservatives hit by five-point slump as Keir Starmer takes first lead since January
10 Sep 2021
Labour’s ‘new deal’ for working people explained
Keir Starmer
Getting to grips with . . .

Labour’s ‘new deal’ for working people explained

Party promising to overhaul welfare, increase job security and boost training
24 Aug 2021
‘Labour’s track record on dealing with racism falls wildly short’
Keir Starmer
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‘Labour’s track record on dealing with racism falls wildly short’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
20 Aug 2021
What is in the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill?
A woman is arrested during the vigil for Sarah Everard
Getting to grips with . . .

What is in the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill?

Third reading of controversial legislation likely to present further obstacles to its passing
5 Jul 2021
‘Summer holidays: if you do go, just stay there forever’
Comino, Malta
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‘Summer holidays: if you do go, just stay there forever’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
2 Jul 2021
‘Labour’s leaflet is less of a dog-whistle and more of a megaphone strategy’
Campaign posters in Batley and Spen
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‘Labour’s leaflet is less of a dog-whistle and more of a megaphone strategy’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
30 Jun 2021
Batley and Spen by-election: who will win Tracy Brabin’s seat?
Tracy Babin
Getting to grips with . . .

Batley and Spen by-election: who will win Tracy Brabin’s seat?

Conservatives take six-point lead over the incumbent Labour party
30 Jun 2021
George Galloway: the ‘maverick’ out to beat Labour in Batley and Spen
George Galloway on the campaign trail
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George Galloway: the ‘maverick’ out to beat Labour in Batley and Spen

Labour officials fear that controversial campaigner could split left-wing vote in tight by-election
23 Jun 2021
‘Dominic Cummings revealed the awesome power of WhatsApp in Whitehall’
Dominic Cummings
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‘Dominic Cummings revealed the awesome power of WhatsApp in Whitehall’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
18 Jun 2021
The repercussions of redrawing the UK’s political map
 Boris Johnson campaigns in Hartlepool,
Why we’re talking about . . .

The repercussions of redrawing the UK’s political map

Initial proposals for England’s new constituency boundaries to be published tomorrow
7 Jun 2021
‘You can’t just cancel cancel culture’
Students protesting
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‘You can’t just cancel cancel culture’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
19 May 2021
‘In the modern world, the workaholic chino-wearers march ahead’
Business workers
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‘In the modern world, the workaholic chino-wearers march ahead’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
13 May 2021
‘Broken social care system is a shamefully missed opportunity’
State Opening of Parliament 2021
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‘Broken social care system is a shamefully missed opportunity’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
11 May 2021
‘There has never been a better time to accept Tony Blair’
Tony Blair
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‘There has never been a better time to accept Tony Blair’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
11 May 2021
What does Labour stand for in 2021?
Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner
Today’s big question

What does Labour stand for in 2021?

Keir Starmer calls meeting of new shadow cabinet to set out policy priorities
11 May 2021
Inside the new northern Conservatism
Boris Johnson in Hartlepool
Expert’s view

Inside the new northern Conservatism

Towns like Hartlepool increasingly drawn to Tories as Labour becomes party of the cities
10 May 2021
‘Keir Starmer is in danger of missing his moment’
Keir Starmer
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‘Keir Starmer is in danger of missing his moment’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
5 May 2021
Does Labour stand a chance in the next general election?
 Keir Starmer visits a beach near Hartlepool
In Brief

Does Labour stand a chance in the next general election?

Timing of the next vote could be key for Keir Starmer’s party
5 May 2021
‘Boris Johnson has opted out of shame’
Boris Johnson
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‘Boris Johnson has opted out of shame’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
4 May 2021
The key races in the local elections
A polling station
The latest on . . .

The key races in the local elections

Votes in the Midlands and Hartlepool will set tone in Keir Starmer’s first major test as Labour leader
30 Apr 2021
‘Vaccine passports are heading from unthinkable to unstoppable’
Boris Johnson
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‘Vaccine passports are heading from unthinkable to unstoppable’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
6 Apr 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
Are Labour knives out for Keir Starmer?
Keir Starmer on a visit to a community pharmacy vaccination centre
Behind the scenes

Are Labour knives out for Keir Starmer?

Local elections in May will be first major test of party’s ‘new management’
9 Feb 2021
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