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They’re back, as wrong as ever. Enough of Nigel Lawson and his band of 80s ultras | Will Hutton 10/22/2017 - 01:05
Thatcherites’ support for Brexit reminds us that it was their policies that led us to our current perilous state

In any league table of national figures who have been consistently wrong on almost every major judgement Nigel Lawson must rank close to number one. As Britain and his party reel from...

Civil servants lay ground to dump Theresa May's planned energy bill cap amid cabinet split 10/22/2017 - 01:04
Exclusive: Investors have been told the Government has not decided if there is 'any need' for cap
Oxbridge bashing is an empty ritual if we ignore wider social inequities | Priyamvada Gopal 10/22/2017 - 01:04

David Lammy is right to attack the lack of diversity at elite bodies, but the problems are far more deep seated

The numbers are clearly unacceptable. Several colleges in both Oxford and Cambridge frequently...

Technology and innovation are key to saving the NHS | Alan Milburn 10/22/2017 - 01:04

Throwing money at healthcare is not enough – we need to take advantage of advances in knowledge to better target care

The NHS is the core of our care system. It has remarkable strengths and, by international standards, is as competitive, efficient and – in outcomes per pound spent – as...

Brexit opinions stick: Opinium poll shows little shift 10/22/2017 - 01:04
Voters are holding firm to old views – but are more pessimistic about the outcome of talks with the EU

Brexit is going badly but few are changing sides. Negotiating Brexit while keeping everybody happy was always going to...

Horse Chestnut crowned UK's favourite tree 10/22/2017 - 01:01
Keir Starmer: Tory rebels and Labour will unite over Brexit deal veto 10/22/2017 - 00:32

Shadow Brexit secretary tables six demands to end parliamentary paralysis of EU withdrawal bill

Labour will join forces with Tory rebels in an attempt to force Theresa May into giving MPs a veto on the final Brexit deal, Keir Starmer has said.

The shadow Brexit secretary...

WHO chief 'rethinking' after Mugabe honour outrage 10/22/2017 - 00:09
Government could cut Universal Credit waiting time following threatened backbench rebellion 10/21/2017 - 23:52
'We would like to see it set down to four weeks which is what you would have when you went into work and got a salary'
Ex-Cameron aide in tobacco firm lobbying row 10/21/2017 - 23:02
Call for stricter ‘revolving door’ rules after former No 10 special adviser Kate Marley plugs cigarette firm at Tory conference

One of David Cameron’s closest advisers has been caught up in a tobacco lobbying row after it emerged that she promoted a new product from the Marlboro manufacturer,...

Austerity puts public workers’ wages below private sector 10/21/2017 - 23:00
Workers in public sector received hourly earnings of 0.6% less than their private counterparts, for first time since 2008 financial crash

Public sector workers’ pay has dipped below that of their private sector counterparts for the first time since the financial crash, Treasury figures obtained...

Jeremy Corbyn condemns Clive Lewis comments and denies accusations of misogyny in Labour party 10/21/2017 - 22:21
'This kind of language is not acceptable in any circumstances at any time,' says Labour leader
Theresa May told to keep pledge over debt relief for poor 10/21/2017 - 22:13

Ambush by House of Lords would force Conservatives to fulfil ‘breathing space’ pledge as millions go into the red

Theresa May is under pressure to fulfil her pledge to give people struggling with debts “breathing space” from the bailiffs as figures show that half the British population...