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‘Does Labour have a woman problem?’
Angela Rayner and Keir Starmer
Instant Opinion

‘Does Labour have a woman problem?’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
13 May 2022
Is there a Tory ‘attack unit’?
Keir Starmer and Boris Johnson
Today’s big question

Is there a Tory ‘attack unit’?

Labour shadow attorney general accuses Tories of a smear campaign against Keir Starmer
11 May 2022
‘Keir Starmer is a breath of fresh air’
Keir Starmer
Instant Opinion

‘Keir Starmer is a breath of fresh air’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
10 May 2022
Will ‘beergate’ spell last orders for Keir Starmer?
Keir Starmer
Today’s big question

Will ‘beergate’ spell last orders for Keir Starmer?

Labour leader’s reputation for integrity is at stake
9 May 2022
Quiz of The Week: 30 April - 6 May
Keir Starmer arrives to meet winning Labour councillors in Barnet
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 30 April - 6 May

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
6 May 2022
‘The Johnson Tories voted for was Boris not Carrie’
Boris Johnson with his wife Carrie at the 2021 Conservative Party conference
Instant Opinion

‘The Johnson Tories voted for was Boris not Carrie’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
4 May 2022
Starmer vs. Johnson: who performed best against Susanna Reid?
Boris Johnson faced a bruising interview from GMB’s Susanna Reid
Today’s big question

Starmer vs. Johnson: who performed best against Susanna Reid?

Good Morning Britain presenter grills party leaders on cost of living and ‘beergate’
4 May 2022

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Will Ed Balls ever return to politics?
Ed Balls
Profile

Will Ed Balls ever return to politics?

Former Labour minister remains one of the most popular political figures in the UK
25 Apr 2022
Labour and the end of all-women shortlists
Emily Thornberry, Jess Phillips, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Keir Starmer and Lisa Nandy
Why we’re talking about . . .

Labour and the end of all-women shortlists

AWS system could be challenged in court now party has majority of female MPs
8 Mar 2022
‘President Zelensky is in over his head’
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky
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‘President Zelensky is in over his head’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
21 Feb 2022
What Jeremy Corbyn would do next after Labour deselection
Jeremy Corbyn
Why we’re talking about . . .

What Jeremy Corbyn would do next after Labour deselection

Former party leader could contest his seat as an independent, work on his charity or simply retire
15 Feb 2022
Quiz of The Week: 15 - 21 January
A woman silhouetted against the Palace of Westminster
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 15 - 21 January

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
21 Jan 2022
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?

Peers reject ‘draconian’ government amendments to mammoth piece of crime and justice legislation
18 Jan 2022
Will red wall Tories defect to Labour?
Boris Johnson
Between the lines

Will red wall Tories defect to Labour?

Conservative backbenchers frustrated over negative headlines and ‘levelling up’ promises
12 Jan 2022
Is Jeremy Corbyn preparing to launch a new party?
Jeremy Corbyn
Today’s big question

Is Jeremy Corbyn preparing to launch a new party?

Former Labour leader being urged to run under the banner of his charity at next election
11 Jan 2022
Boris Johnson’s ‘shambles’: the four main problems facing PM
Boris Johnson
Behind the scenes

Boris Johnson’s ‘shambles’: the four main problems facing PM

Tory leader under pressure to tackle crises including soaring cost of living
10 Jan 2022
What is Tony Blair up to now?
Tony Blair allegedly made the claim to Trump’s son-in-law during a White House visit
In Depth

What is Tony Blair up to now?

Former Labour PM has turned to charitable work but continues to attract controversy
7 Jan 2022
What should we expect from Keir Starmer in 2022?
Keir Starmer
Between the lines

What should we expect from Keir Starmer in 2022?

Labour leader accuses Boris Johnson of treating politics like ‘branch of the entertainment industry’
4 Jan 2022
‘Keir Starmer’s lead in the polls is his chance’
Keir Starmer, Angela Rayner
Instant Opinion

‘Keir Starmer’s lead in the polls is his chance’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
4 Jan 2022
‘Labour ought to be leading the work to strengthen our democracy’
Keir Starmer
Instant Opinion

‘Labour ought to be leading the work to strengthen our democracy’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
6 Dec 2021
Quiz of The Week: 27 November - 3 December
A masked man walks past an image of Santa Claus
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 27 November - 3 December

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
3 Dec 2021
What Starmer’s reshuffle means for Labour
Keir Starmer
Between the lines

What Starmer’s reshuffle means for Labour

Overhaul moves party more to the centre as leader pitches to ‘make Brexit work’
30 Nov 2021
‘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
Instant Opinion

‘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
Instant Opinion

‘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
Profile

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
Instant Opinion

‘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
Instant Opinion

‘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
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
Instant Opinion

‘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
Instant Opinion

‘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
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