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Though the ideological distance between the parties is huge, a new economic consensus is emerging.
The pledge to stop Brexit via a parliamentary vote, rather than another referendum, has not been as popular as the party hoped.
Surveillance programme collects information from social media, websites and apps, facial recognition cameras, health data and checkpoints.
We’ve made no bones about the fact our PM lies. To voters, to his colleagues, to former bosses, to his wife… to the Queen.
Had I really wandered around weeping to “How Can I Tell You” by Cat Stevens over a man I’d met perhaps three times?
His performance is catnip to English football, which has always preferred to interpret the game through the prism of personalities rather than processes.
My generation has known only defeat.
Your weekly dose of gossip from around Westminster.
The secular faith of Martin Hägglund.
Voters no longer believe that governments can achieve large-scale change.
It is of vital importance to determine what England is before deciding what role England can play in the huge events that are happening.
In the coming years the people of these islands will be roiled by a succession of constitutional crises.
Throughout 2019, leaderless protests have engulfed cities across the world, fuelled by stagnant economies and enfeebled democracies. Our writers ask how a year of upheaval is transforming global politics
Demonstrators in Iraq and Lebanon have stood their ground for seven weeks, but to succeed, protest movements need credible leaders, programmes of reform and at least some control over the levers of power.
“The problem we are facing today is less oppression and more lack of identity, apathy, division and no trust,” says Srdja Popovic, the Serbian guru of political activism.
The term was once gushingly applied to uprisings against corrupt regimes, but social media has since become associated with darker political developments, with Isis using it to build a global theocratic army.
The revolt has revealed the deep historical roots to the crisis and how the laws once used by the British are now serving its new authoritarian rulers.
The combination of low wages, rising living costs, meagre pension provisions and expensive drugs are driving growing numbers of Chileans into debt and despair.
Time and again, rebellions, wildcat strikes, debtors’ revolts and urban uprisings have bent the will of recalcitrant authorities. But history also shows that there are no shortcuts
Mass protests consisting mostly of young Shia men against corporate and state corruption, frequent power cuts, dirty water supplies and unemployment.
Extinction Rebellion’s tactics might be working, but without structural reform, government action will leave intact the economic causes of the environmental crisis: capital flows and the exploitation of fossil fuels.
Since its founding in 1843 the Economist has radiated an aura of omniscience. But its days of playing God may be over.
Self’s new memoir explores addiction, brushes with the law and, finally, recovery.
Set in an imaginary, provincial Hungarian city, this novel is peopled with figures as busy and distinctive as those of a painting by Bruegel.
A single series that first aired in 1999-2000, now available on All 4, Freaks and Geeks now feels like magic caught on celluloid.
One of Britain's most prominent voices on sexual health, Hannah Witton is normalising some of life's most awkward topics.
A murder mystery pastiche with bags of humour, this is more than just Agatha Christie with Wi-Fi.
It’s true that he was happy to discuss everything from drugs to cancer, but Elton John’s answers were accompanied by neither feeling nor reflection.
Pretty much everything that makes Middlemarch so enjoyable, and such a great book club read, also made it just right for the radio.
We shall not see a seismic shift in the types of plant we can grow in our gardens – and this is true wherever in the British Isles you live – unless and until there are no frosts.
“Excuse me for asking,” says the man, “and this might sound like a weird question… but do you write for the New Statesman?”
Here’s how I described Grease in my 1978 diary: “My God it was so corny. I was really bored cos’ it was so awful. One nice bloke in it (not John Revolta).”
We’re nearing a situation where the frailest and most vulnerable patients cannot access GP care because of their disability.
The DJ talks Blue Planet, Martin Luther King, and the glory years of Tottenham Hotspur FC.
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