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If Keir Starmer backs a second vote in due course, nationalist voters might swing away from the SNP and back to the party.
By mid-November Covid cases were surging, but investment in early vaccines meant that pre-orders were high.
Grief sits along side shame as the UK death toll reaches 100,000; a figure unimaginable ten months ago.
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Even after 100,000 UK deaths, the government still hasn’t learned from the disastrous failures of last year.
The former Labour Party speechwriter reflects on why “everyday life” needs to define politics.
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The UK’s tragic Covid-19 death toll of 100,000 reflects disastrous political failures.
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