The week in the media, including Cambridge entrance exams, the Brexit tourism boom, and why Owen Smith is a no-hoper.
What a strange country. Most of us associate pigs with bacon and sausages but Corbyn won’t eat them, while David Cameron has allegedly molested a dead one.
The party emerged from Brighton surprisingly unscathed. But no one expects the calm to endure.
Those who leave Brighton with most to be cheerful about.
The first prize was £10,000 for surgery – I couldn't help but think this is what the NHS would look like if Simon Cowell or Piers Morgan was in charge.
The “letters of last resort” contain prime ministers’ instructions for what to do in the event that the nuclear deterrent fails.
It's easy to be embarrassed about your idealism – especially when the mainstream media have an amazing ability to make your big dreams seem stupid and poorly informed.
The Labour leader will praise the country's spirit of “fair play” and “solidarity”, and promise new rights for self-employed workers.
London mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan and Angela Eagle expressed concern at possible unilateral version.
The Cereal Killer café has been attacked in a protest that turned violent. The activists have overshadowed their cause in more ways than one.
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