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The Greater Manchester mayor has demonstrated passion and authority at a moment of emergency.
The two-week lockdown has the same problem as Labour’s general Covid-19 strategy: it leaves the party backing partial measures.
Should Britain leave without an EU trade agreement, Boris Johnson will only have himself to blame.
Boris Johnson’s calamitous response to the pandemic has exposed Britain’s deep democratic decay.
Statues are nothing more than a stone supplement to the preposterous honours system – and they should be removed.
New figures reveal Britain could soon be among the worst-hit European states once again.
Get the latest data on Covid-19 cases across Britain and track local restrictions
Rather than safeguarding the country, the government has engaged in divisive, destructive ideological battles.
Having failed to win the argument for reduced spending, the Chancellor has settled for spending money badly instead.
Despite reaching a record level of £2trn, Britain’s debt has rarely placed so light a burden on the state.
The Scottish Tories can’t win the next election but they could yet block a second independence referendum.