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The government should appoint one senior minister of capability whose sole task is to increase testing capacity.
The government isn’t having a good crisis, by any measure, so why don’t the public seem to care?
Nine years of austerity was not enough to make voters swallow their concerns and vote for Jeremy Corbyn – and crisis is not a harbinger of electoral success.
Today's newspapers may be the most hostile Boris Johnson has faced since the start of his premiership.
In the UK, a lack of testing has left us struggling to identify active cases of Covid-19. Developing a way to identify those who have already had the disease will be critical to fighting back.
A selection of the best letters received from our readers this week. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to have your thoughts voiced in the New Statesman magazine.
I am the result of the movement of bodies on ships. Sails, winches, shackles and cane fields. I am a song of sugar.
Officers have been given new guidance on their coronavirus powers, in a PowerPoint presentation released by the College of Policing.
Despite concerns in Whitehall and in Brussels, many Conservative MPs believe there are multiple reasons not to extend the transition period.
In east London, Tower Hamlets Council has shut Victoria Park, meaning more people are being crowded into smaller places.
It was a moment of magical mutuality, a public coming together of a kind one seldom if ever experiences.