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Primodos scandal: why Theresa May is calling for ‘redress’
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Primodos scandal: why Theresa May is calling for ‘redress’

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The UK’s most popular politicians in 2021
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The UK’s most popular politicians in 2021

Chancellor ‘put to the test’ in today’s budget speech
27 Oct 2021
‘The winter of discontent should serve as a warning to Boris Johnson’
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‘The winter of discontent should serve as a warning to Boris Johnson’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
1 Sep 2021
Inside Chequers: Boris Johnson’s self-isolation retreat
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Inside Chequers: Boris Johnson’s self-isolation retreat

Prime minister quarantining after being ‘pinged’ by NHS track-and-trace
22 Jul 2021
‘Theresa May is reborn after a painful political death’
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‘Theresa May is reborn after a painful political death’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
10 Jun 2021
Barnier blasts Britain’s ‘childish’ Brexit team in tell-all diary
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Barnier blasts Britain’s ‘childish’ Brexit team in tell-all diary

EU chief negotiator publishes blow-by-blow account of painstaking negotiations
6 May 2021
May says Johnson abandoned ‘moral leadership’
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May says Johnson abandoned ‘moral leadership’

Former prime minister hits out at successor over foreign aid and law breaking
20 Jan 2021
Brexit: what are the pros and cons of leaving the EU?
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Brexit: what are the pros and cons of leaving the EU?

The arguments for and against Britain’s decision to leave the European Union
6 Oct 2020

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£120m ‘Festival of Brexit’ will justify bill, says director
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£120m ‘Festival of Brexit’ will justify bill, says director

Critics question whether event is ‘best use’ of public money as nation faces economic downturn
9 Sep 2020
New civil service head was ‘forced out’ of May’s Brexit team
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New civil service head was ‘forced out’ of May’s Brexit team

Simon Case was reportedly ‘cut from meetings’ by Olly Robbins while serving in Department for Exiting the EU
2 Sep 2020
Primodos scandal: why Theresa May is calling for ‘redress’
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Primodos scandal: why Theresa May is calling for ‘redress’

Drug given to pregnant women is thought to have caused a range of birth defects
24 Aug 2020
Donald Trump ‘bullied and humiliated' Theresa May
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Donald Trump ‘bullied and humiliated' Theresa May

President revealed to be ‘deferential’ to dictators while hectoring female world leaders
30 Jun 2020
Brexit: May and Johnson ‘failed to protect’ civil servants
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Brexit: May and Johnson ‘failed to protect’ civil servants

New report says both Tory leaders allowed officials to become ‘target for political attacks’
15 May 2020
The wives of Boris Johnson
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The wives of Boris Johnson

The prime minister now resides in Downing Street with his live-in girlfriend Carrie Symonds
18 Feb 2020
Unspeakable: five takeaways from John Bercow’s autobiography
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Unspeakable: five takeaways from John Bercow’s autobiography

Controversial former Commons boss says David Cameron is ‘24-carat snob’ and claims Boris Johnson cheats at tennis
5 Feb 2020
The best photos of 2019
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The best photos of 2019

From a royal arrival to a departing prime minister, the images that sum up the year
28 Dec 2019
The Week’s politics quiz of the decade
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The Week’s politics quiz of the decade

It’s been a busy 10 years in British politics, how closely were you paying attention?
23 Dec 2019
Theresa May ‘almost sent 1,000 troops to Syria last year’

Theresa May facing ‘critical’ week ahead of Brexit deal
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Theresa May ‘almost sent 1,000 troops to Syria last year’

The then prime minister reportedly discussed joint deployment with France after Donald Trump withdrew
28 Nov 2019
May at 10: five things we learned about Theresa
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May at 10: five things we learned about Theresa

New book reveals behind-the-scenes struggles at Downing Street
29 Oct 2019
What powers does the House of Commons speaker have?
John Bercow
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What powers does the House of Commons speaker have?

John Bercow angers Brexiteers by rejecting Boris Johnson’s request for simple vote on deal
22 Oct 2019
Boris Johnson’s alternative to the Irish backstop
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Boris Johnson’s alternative to the Irish backstop

‘Two borders, for four years’ proposal sent to European Commission
2 Oct 2019
What is the prorogation of parliament?
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What is the prorogation of parliament?

Supreme Court says Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament was ‘unlawful’
24 Sep 2019
Why is Theresa May’s honours list under fire?
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Why is Theresa May’s honours list under fire?

Former prime minister accused of ‘cronyism’ after honouring controversial aides
10 Sep 2019
Brexit divorce bill: what does the UK owe Brussels?
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Brexit divorce bill: what does the UK owe Brussels?

Boris Johnson has threatened to withhold most of the £39bn agreed by his predecessor in the event of no deal
5 Sep 2019
The biggest consequences of Brexit so far
Vote Leave's NHS claim was widely discredited during the referendum
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The biggest consequences of Brexit so far

The 2016 EU referendum has triggered widespread change in the UK
4 Sep 2019
Brexit odds: what happens next?
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Brexit odds: what happens next?

The Week explores how the most important and unpredictable election in years could shape Brexit
29 Jul 2019
What is Boris Johnson’s plan for Brexit?
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What is Boris Johnson’s plan for Brexit?

New PM refuses to rule out no-deal but insists he can negotiate withdrawal agreement
25 Jul 2019
F1: Theresa May had ‘balls of steel’, says Lewis Hamilton
Outgoing prime minister Theresa May gives her final speech beside husband Philip May outside 10 Downing Street on 24 July
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F1: Theresa May had ‘balls of steel’, says Lewis Hamilton

Leclerc excited to battle Verstappen and F1 confirms second series of Drive to Survive on Netflix
25 Jul 2019
What the UK’s ex-prime ministers are doing now
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What the UK’s ex-prime ministers are doing now

Three former PMs unite to condemn Boris Johnson’s plan to leave the EU without a deal
24 Jul 2019
How will Theresa May be remembered in years to come?
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How will Theresa May be remembered in years to come?

History may be a fraction kinder than today’s commentators but the PM still leaves behind a polarised nation
24 Jul 2019
Boris Johnson’s views on key policies
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Boris Johnson’s views on key policies

Former foreign secretary wins Tory leadership contest with 66% of the vote to become prime minister
23 Jul 2019
What kind of prime minister will Boris Johnson make?
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What kind of prime minister will Boris Johnson make?

Tory leadership contest results are in: Boris is heading for Downing Street
23 Jul 2019
Instant Opinion: Boris’s need to be loved is his weakness
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Instant Opinion: Boris’s need to be loved is his weakness

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 23 July
23 Jul 2019
Instant Opinion: Theresa May's worst speech of her career
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Instant Opinion: Theresa May's worst speech of her career

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 18 July
18 Jul 2019
What the next prime minister will inherit
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What the next prime minister will inherit

Whether it be Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt, the next PM faces an overflowing in-tray
17 Jul 2019
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