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  • COVID Today 🦠 27 May 2024



  • What the economic data told Rishi Sunak about the best date for a general election



  • Front pages 📰 26 May 2024



  • Front pages 📰 25 May 2024



  • How shall we protest



  • Front pages 📰 23 May 2024



  • For the women who accused the Trump campaign of harassment, it’s been more harassment



  • Rishi Sunak fires election starting gun with a damp whimper – but Labour will want to play down talk of a landslide



  • UK election called for 4 July – what happens next?



  • Front pages 📰 22 May 2024



  • Post-Brexit Polls



  • US election: Why Latino and Hispanic voters are shifting to Trump after a long history of supporting the Democrats



  • Front pages 📰 19 May 2024



  • UK ‘taking back control’ of its borders risks rolling back human rights protections



  • Front pages 📰 18 May 2024



  • Front pages 📰 17 May 2024



  • Natalie Elphicke defection: Keir Starmer risks feeding the perception that politics is ‘all just a bit of a game’



  • Front pages 📰 16 May 2024



  • Who is Robert Fico? Slovakia’s controversial prime minister in stable but serious condition after assassination attempt



  • Front pages 📰 15 May 2024



  • What a second Trump presidency might mean for the rest of the world



  • Front pages 📰 14 May 2024



  • Chinese nationalist groups are launching cyber-attacks – often against the wishes of the government



  • Most crime has fallen by 90% in 30 years – so why does the public think it’s increased?



  • Front pages 📰 13 May 2024



  • AstraZeneca’s COVID vaccine withdrawn – Right to the end it was the victim of misinformation



  • Gaza campus protests: What are students’ free speech rights and what can universities do?



  • Front pages 📰 11 May 2024



  • Front pages 📰 10 May 2024



  • Blowback from Gaza and chill regional winds of change



  • Rising knife crime in London is linked to austerity cuts to youth services



  • If even the prime minister who introduced voter ID can forget his, do we need a rethink?



  • The size of the swing to Labour in the Blackpool South by-election made this such an unpleasant night for Rishi Sunak



  • How right-wing do you need to be not to be welcome in the Labour Party?



  • Front pages 📰 9 May 2024



  • UK General Election Voting Intention



  • If Rishi Sunak is ousted, should Tory MPs or members pick his replacement?



  • THE SQUARE Today 🌐 8 May 2024



  • Front pages 📰 8 May 2024



  • Rishi Sunak claims the UK is heading for a hung parliament — let’s check his maths



  • Front pages 📰 7 May 2024



  • Front pages 📰 4 May 2024



  • Front pages 📰 3 May 2024



  • Alarming decline in children’s health and well-being predated pandemic, research reveals



  • Why women would prefer to be alone in the woods with a bear than a man



  • (Still not) facing up to Brexit



  • Front pages 📰 2 May 2024



  • Scotland’s government fell apart in a week – here’s what happened



  • Trump-proofing NATO: Why Europe’s current nuclear deterrents may not be enough to face biggest threats since WWII



  • Front pages 📰 1 May 2024



  • Is the Rwanda plan acting as a deterrent? What the evidence says about this approach



  • Humza Yousaf, Scotland’s departing first minister, and the art of the resignation speech



  • Front pages 📰 30 April 2024



  • Front pages 📰 29 April 2024



  • Nigel Farage eyes political return: A Tory takeover?



  • Nigel Farage’s return?



  • Front pages 📰 27 April 2024



  • Think you’ll never retire? Here are four things young people can do to prepare



  • Front pages 📰 26 April 2024



  • Front pages 📰 25 April 2024



  • THE SQUARE Today 🌐 25 April 2024



  • Labour plans to nationalise rail network within five years



  • Rishi Sunak wants to cut the cost of ‘sicknote’ Britain. But we’ve found a strong economic case for benefits



  • Sunak’s £75 billion defence boost: Fact or fiction?



  • Urgent appeal for humanitarian assistance in the Gaza Strip and West Bank



  • Front pages 📰 24 April 2024



  • THE SQUARE Today 🌐 24 April 2024



  • Parliament passes bill declaring Rwanda safe – but can it really be called a law at all?



  • Gibraltar, and reviewing the Brexit ‘bill of goods’



  • Donald Trump’s trial needs a Dickens to tell the story



  • Front pages 📰 23 April 2024



  • THE SQUARE Today 🌐 23 April 2024



  • ‘Hard-right’ NatCon event was organised by oil-funded group



  • Angela Rayner’s housing scandal: Storm in a teacup or nightmare scenario for Keir Starmer?



  • Front pages 📰 22 April 2024



  • THE SQUARE Today 🌐 22 April 2024



  • THE SQUARE Weekend 🌐 20-21 April 2024



  • Netanyahu throws around the ‘N’ word when Germans talk Gaza



  • Front pages 📰 21 April 2024



  • Front pages 📰 20 April 2024



  • Liz Truss: What she got wrong (and what she’s actually right about)



  • How England’s scrapped Sure Start centres boosted the health and education of disadvantaged children



  • THE SQUARE Today 🌐 19 April 2024



  • Front pages 📰 19 April 2024



  • Ukraine aid: Mike Johnson’s legislative rodeo with Trump



  • Front pages 📰 18 April 2024



  • Angela Rayner: Which election law has she been accused of breaking, and is her promise to resign a mistake?



  • THE SQUARE Today 🌐 17 April 2024



  • Front pages 📰 17 April 2024



  • Expert reaction to MPs debating tobacco and vapes bill



  • Britain’s Brexit drift



  • Venezuela: Why Maduro is ramping up his attack on free speech



  • Mounting tension and instability in the Western Balkans is playing into Russia’s hands



  • THE SQUARE Today 🌐 16 April 2024



  • Front pages 📰 16 April 2024



  • Leaving the European Convention on Human Rights won’t stop the boats – but it will create other problems for the UK



  • Ukraine war: Why many NATO countries are thinking of introducing conscription and the issues that involves



  • THE SQUARE Today 🌐 15 April 2024



  • Front pages 📰 15 April 2024



  • ‘A recipe for disaster’: What I learned going undercover on India’s chicken farms



  • Front pages 📰 14 April 2024



  • Are Trump’s receipts coming due?



  • What are the EU’s new migration rules, and why did they take so long to pass?



  • India will soon start to vote… but blink and you’ll miss it



  • Inside the global arms industry: What a secretive London trade fair reveals about international weapons sales



  • THE SQUARE Weekend 🌐 13-14 April 2024



  • Front pages 📰 13 April 2024



  • Election disinformation: How AI-powered bots work and how you can protect yourself from their influence



  • Labour’s leadership crisis: Angela Rayner’s tax probe casts shadow on Labour’s security agenda



  • THE SQUARE Today 🌐 12 April 2024



  • Front pages 📰 12 April 2024



  • How the national living wage helps the UK’s poorest households



  • THE SQUARE Today 🌐 11 April 2024



  • The ECHR’s first climate ruling: What does it mean?



  • President Joe Biden must avoid becoming President Joe Chump



  • Front pages 📰 11 April 2024



  • A landslide forced me from my home – and I experienced our failure to deal with climate change at first hand



  • THE SQUARE Today 🌐 10 April 2024



  • Boeing: What the next CEO needs to do to ensure quality and turn things around



  • An example of what’s possible when American white anxiety doesn’t exist



  • Front pages 📰 10 April 2024



  • THE SQUARE Today 🌐 9 April 2024



  • Front pages 📰 9 April 2024



  • Front pages 📰 8 April 2024



  • Oil giant admits it needs a ‘magic wand’ to keep green pledges



  • Georgia’s government plays into Putin’s hands as it moves to suppress art and culture



  • Front pages 📰 7 April 2024



  • Truth Social: Why Donald Trump’s social media ‘meme stock’ surged and fell by over US$1 billion within a week



  • Polls predict total wipeout for the Tories – and Britain’s constitution makes it a real possibility



  • Front pages 📰 6 April 2024



  • Women fight back as Milei’s government tries to starve their soup kitchens



  • Front pages 📰 5 April 2024



  • YouGov MRP model predicts a Labour landslide: What does it mean for the upcoming election?



  • A Tory solution to a Tory-made problem



  • Gaza war: Countries selling Israel weapons are violating international law



  • Xi and Biden spoke on the phone for 105 minutes: What does this say about their relationship?



  • Front pages 📰 4 April 2024



  • How right-wing beliefs shape your view of the past – while left-wingers look to the future



  • Racism, harassment and discrimination takes a terrible toll on ethnic minority NHS staff



  • Erasing Easter? Cancelling Christmas? Britain’s culture wars go on



  • Front pages 📰 3 April 2024



  • China’s UK election hack – how and why the Electoral Commission was targeted



  • Front pages 📰 2 April 2024



  • Front pages 📰 31 March 2024



  • Theresa May leaves legacy of cruelty for domestic workers



  • Welcome to the DJ of T



  • Front pages 📰 30 March 2024



  • Ofcom has rules on broadcaster impartiality – so why is GB News getting away with breaking them?



  • Waiting for Trump to be re-elected is wrong – Nato leaders need to Trump-proof their policies now



  • Front pages 📰 29 March 2024



  • Argentina: Javier Milei’s government poses an urgent threat to human rights



  • Front pages 📰 28 March 2024



  • Front pages 📰 27 March 2024



  • How seriously should we take a plot to replace Rishi Sunak with Penny Mordaunt? The answer lies in the Tories’ own recent history



  • I’ve spent time with refugees in French coastal camps and they told me the government’s Rwanda plan is not putting them off coming to the UK



  • England’s rural housing crisis could be solved by fixing land prices and bringing land into public ownership



  • Front pages 📰 26 March 2024



  • Labour’s economic plan is finally taking shape – but will it be enough?



  • Moscow attacks: Why the Kremlin may have ignored any terrorist warnings from the CIA



  • Front pages 📰 25 March 2024



  • US election: Turning off TikTok is a big risk for the Democrats



  • Trump judgments: What’s an appeal bond? What happens if he can’t get a $454 million loan?



  • Front pages 📰 24 March 2024



  • From iPhones to courtrooms: DOJ’s lawsuit puts Apple on trial



  • Rwanda asylum deportation plan faces more delays



  • Front pages 📰 23 March 2024



  • Behind closed doors: The shadowy dealings of NHS England and Palantir



  • Your brain can reveal if you are rightwing – plus three other things it tells us about your politics



  • Russia’s Baltic neighbours to create massive border defences as Trump continues undermining Nato



  • Front pages 📰 22 March 2024



  • Leo Varadkar: The political backdrop to his shock resignation as Ireland’s prime minister



  • Child health is in crisis in the UK – here’s what needs to change



  • Front pages 📰 21 March 2024



  • Front pages 📰 20 March 2024



  • Oil firms want to drill in four of the UK’s areas of outstanding natural beauty



  • Front pages 📰 19 March 2024



  • BBC Scotland: An irresponsible manufacturer of fake British nationalist outrage



  • Front pages 📰 18 March 2024



  • Hannah Arendt’s stock rises with Trumpism’s ‘banal’ hideousness



  • Front pages 📰 17 March 2024



  • Half the world will vote in 2024, but how many elections will be fair?



  • Front pages 📰 16 March 2024



  • Michael Gove’s extremism definition: Four things about his announcement that make no sense



  • Ukraine war: Ten years after Putin annexed Crimea, Russia’s grip on the peninsula looks shaky



  • The abuse of Diane Abbott by a top Tory donor should have us all thinking about how we normalise racism against women MPs



  • Front pages 📰 15 March 2024



  • Front pages 📰 14 March 2024



  • Ukraine war: Pope Francis should learn from his WWII predecessor’s mistakes in appeasing fascism



  • Front pages 📰 13 March 2024



  • As the pandemic turns four, here’s what we need to do for a healthier future



  • Front pages 📰 12 March 2024



  • Climate crisis denier Lee Anderson finds common cause with Reform UK



  • Front pages 📰 11 March 2024



  • Front pages 📰 10 March 2024



  • In Portugal and California, two men move from sports to right-wing politics



  • We’re all extremists now



  • State of the Union: Biden hits back at critics as he warns of threats to democracy at home and overseas



  • Front pages 📰 9 March 2024



  • Disinformation threatens global elections – here’s how to fight back



  • Front pages 📰 8 March 2024



  • Jeremy Hunt’s budget: The problem for Labour explained



  • If you follow the degrowth agenda, it leads to an economy that looks a lot like the sickly UK



  • Reimagining democracy: A blueprint for a new parliamentary system



  • Front pages 📰 7 March 2024



  • Budget 2024: Experts react to the UK government’s last roll of the economic dice ahead of a general election



  • Hospital privatisation is linked with worse quality care for patients



  • Rwanda deal: Why the media should focus more on the policy and less on the politics of immigration



  • How the failures of Brexit feed Radical Brexitism



  • Don’t blame parents for wanting their children to speak differently – blame society



  • Front pages 📰 6 March 2024



  • Quick, blame the deep state! The tactics at play when Tories spout conspiracy theories



  • Budget 2024: What to expect from Jeremy Hunt’s pre-election tax giveaway



  • Mounting research shows that COVID-19 leaves its mark on the brain, including with significant drops in IQ scores



  • Front pages 📰 5 March 2024



  • Landmark decision at Versailles as French Parliament votes to enshrine abortion rights in Constitution



  • Front pages 📰 4 March 2024



  • Nikki Haley’s pockets deeper than Trump’s



  • How the Tories drove Britain’s local services into bankruptcy



  • What George Galloway’s win ‘for Gaza’ means for Labour’s standing with Muslim voters



  • Front pages 📰 3 March 2024



  • Rochdale: How a special election in the UK became really special



  • Use the power the Constitution gives you



  • Front pages 📰 2 March 2024



  • UK banks are reporting huge profits – but there are many reasons why this may not last



  • Front pages 📰 1 March 2024



  • Biking for justice: The battle for fair pay in the gig economy



  • Front pages 📰 29 February 2024



  • Macron won’t rule out using Western ground troops in Ukraine – but is NATO prepared for war with Russia?



  • Front pages 📰 28 February 2024



  • US election: Haley’s supporters believe radically different things to Trump. So where do they go next?



  • Lee Anderson’s Islamophobia 101: How the Conservatives dodge responsibility for the prejudice that is rife in their ranks



  • The maths of rightwing populism: Easy answers + confidence = reassuring certainty



  • New week, new British row over some form of exclusivism



  • Britain is slowly learning what Brexit means



  • Front pages 📰 27 February 2024



  • From Cameron to Sunak: Unveiling the best and worst of Conservative PMs



  • Ditching meat could release vital land to produce energy and remove carbon from the atmosphere



  • Front pages 📰 26 February 2024



  • 2024 Presidential Delegate Trackers



  • Front pages 📰 25 February 2024



  • … nevertheless, she persisted. Is that the Nikki Haley agenda?



  • Joe Biden has raised more than Trump so far – Here’s how US election fundraising is working out



  • Brexit, Brexitism, and the Trump and Russian threats



  • Front pages 📰 24 February 2024



  • Government’s climate plan full of fairy tale technologies, Caroline Lucas says



  • The UK government aims to stop publishing stats on homeless people’s deaths



  • Front pages 📰 23 February 2024



  • Vladimir Putin has never understood why Ukrainians want to control their own destiny



  • Speaker Lindsay Hoyle sparks chaos: Five steps to understanding why MPs stormed out of Parliament during Gaza vote



  • As Israel’s assault on Rafah approaches, Egypt prepares for a flood of Palestinian refugees



  • Front pages 📰 22 February 2024



  • Rights, respect, dignity: The3million’s stand against hostile immigration



  • Post Office scandal: What the lack of action tells you about Britain’s polarised politics



  • Donald Trump is already flustering foreign leaders who are trying to prepare for a possible presidency



  • Front pages 📰 21 February 2024



  • Front pages 📰 20 February 2024



  • Russia’s next election is likely to put Putin in power for longer than anyone since Peter the Great



  • The UK’s culture war is dying – But the next prime minister will have to stand up to plenty of populists overseas



  • Front pages 📰 19 February 2024



  • Five reasons why Trump’s Republican opponents were never going to beat him



  • General Election: Will everyone be able to cast their vote?



  • My Trump-supporting friends, please take a step back



  • Front pages 📰 18 February 2024



  • Vladimir Putin’s history war where truth is the first casualty



  • Front pages 📰 17 February 2024



  • The ‘jab market’ of private COVID vaccines is a good thing for public health – but not for health inequality



  • Alexei Navalny: Reported death of Putin’s most prominent opponent spells the end of politics in Russia



  • The collapse of The Body Shop shows that ‘ethical’ branding is not a free pass to commercial success



  • Front pages 📰 16 February 2024



  • Wellingborough and Kingswood by-elections: It’s never been this bad for the Conservatives, and it could still get worse



  • How women are infantilised during obstetric care and labour



  • Labour scaling back its £28 billion green pledge will impact UK housing – and public health



  • Front pages 📰 14 February 2024



  • Oil and gas lobbyists have deep pockets and access to politicians, but an EU ban could be in the pipeline



  • Tucker Carlson’s Putin interview gave Russian leader a platform to boost his own cause – and that of Donald Trump



  • Front pages 📰 13 February 2024



  • Front pages 📰 12 February 2024



  • Brexit: A mug’s eyeful



  • Have Conservative councils started placing more children in care each year than Labour councils?



  • Front pages 📰 10 February 2024



  • Front pages 📰 9 February 2024



  • Five signs that you might be rightwing



  • Front pages 📰 8 February 2024



  • JCVI’s spring 2024 battle plan against COVID-19



  • Fuel poverty: As government support dries up, communities are taking action



  • Front pages 📰 7 February 2024



  • Kent’s political theatre: The missing chapters in the Conservative candidate’s pamphlet



  • From subpostmaster to public champion: Why Alan Bates deserves a seat in the House of Lords



  • Front pages 📰 6 February 2024



  • North Sea oil: Politics, profits, and the price of environmental sacrifice



  • Should Donald Trump be disqualified from state ballots in presidential election? Here’s how the US Supreme Court might rule



  • Front pages 📰 5 February 2024



  • Four trends you’ll see in online election campaigns this year



  • A Northern Ireland photo powerfully represents a hazy concept: Peace



  • Front pages 📰 4 February 2024



  • Front pages 📰 3 February 2024



  • What is rule 39? UK Government tells civil servants to ignore European Court of Human Rights on Rwanda deportations



  • Labour’s £28 billion green investment promise could be watered down



  • Front pages 📰 2 February 2024



  • Ukraine war: Corruption scandals and high-level rifts could become an existential threat as Kyiv asks for more military aid



  • Front pages 📰 1 February 2024



  • Bet on the Deep State!!



  • Evaluating Brexit, honestly



  • Some EU countries use the eurozone as a credit card, with Germany picking up the tab



  • Front pages 📰 31 January 2024



  • Northern Ireland deal to restore power-sharing after two-year gap – how it happened and what comes next



  • The Palestinians won’t cease to exist just cause they don’t have a refugee agency



  • Front pages 📰 30 January 2024



  • A single person on universal credit now receives 20% less than what it costs just to eat and keep warm



  • Ireland’s asylum debate has turned violent thanks to the spread of misinformation and disinformation



  • Joe Biden could still stand down before the election – here’s how and what would happen next



  • Front pages 📰 29 January 2024



  • Front pages 📰 28 January 2024



  • Rwandan homes praised by Braverman ‘won’t go to asylum seekers’



  • Why the death penalty is incompatible with democracy



  • Front pages 📰 27 January 2024



  • Front pages 📰 26 January 2024



  • Two charts that reveal a key weakness in Trump’s reelection bid



  • Donald Trump and the ‘madman theory’ of foreign policy



  • NATO’s biggest exercise since Cold War could poke Russian bear



  • Front pages 📰 25 January 2024



  • It’s a myth that England was created on the battlefield – most of it happened at the negotiating table



  • Trump’s political encore: A night of victory and verbal offence in New Hampshire



  • Front pages 📰 24 January 2024



  • Front pages 📰 23 January 2024



  • Despite the climate crisis, Scotland is burning as much carbon-rich peatland as it did in the 1980s



  • Front pages 📰 22 January 2024



  • Why 150,000 public sector workers in Northern Ireland have been on strike



  • Why billionaires should take the lead and declare their own emissions-cutting targets



  • Front pages 📰 21 January 2024



  • Front pages 📰 20 January 2024



  • Front pages 📰 19 January 2024



  • Some people who share fake news on social media actually think they’re helping the world



  • Front pages 📰 18 January 2024



  • Front pages 📰 17 January 2024



  • COVID barely gets a mention these days – Here’s why that’s a dangerous situation



  • Why David Cameron’s past and present relations with China could be Rishi Sunak’s first big political headache of 2024



  • The scandal of the settlement scheme for EU citizens



  • US election 2024: Trump victory in Iowa caucus not as big as he may have hoped – here’s why Biden still wants him to get GOP nomination



  • Front pages 📰 16 January 2024



  • Post Office Horizon scandal: Four reasons why the government’s model for outsourcing is broken



  • British nationalism, the politics of warmongering



  • Net Zero Secretary Claire Coutinho took donation from climate science denial funder



  • Red Sea crisis: Suez Canal is not the only ‘choke point’ that threatens to disrupt global supply chains



  • Front pages 📰 15 January 2024



  • ‘Deploy diplomats to deal with Houthis, war is no recipe for peace’



  • Post-Brexit Polls ▪ January 2024



  • Front pages 📰 14 January 2024



  • Front pages 📰 13 January 2024



  • YouGov survey signals trouble for Rishi Sunak and Conservatives



  • Front pages 📰 12 January 2024



  • Mr Bates vs The Post Office depicts one of the UK’s worst miscarriages of justice: Here’s why so many victims didn’t speak out



  • Front pages 📰 11 January 2024



  • Rishi Sunak’s reputation for being tetchy has been seen in previous prime ministers – and it doesn’t end well



  • How liberal conspiracy theories can be just as destructive as their extremist counterparts



  • Front pages 📰 10 January 2024



  • Behind the mic: Nick Ferrari spills on Boris Johnson’s radio disappearing act



  • Front pages 📰 9 January 2024



  • Meat and dairy industry’s attempt to change how we measure methane emissions would let polluters off the hook



  • Mendacious narcissistic sociopaths



  • Four tips for a healthy news diet in 2024



  • Bangladesh polls no longer make ‘battle of the begums’ headlines and that’s sad



  • Front pages 📰 8 January 2024



  • Front pages 📰 7 January 2024



  • Front pages 📰 6 January 2024



  • Should we believe Rishi Sunak’s hint that the election will be in October?



  • Front pages 📰 5 January 2024



  • COVID-19: The false promise of Hydroxychloroquine



  • Will Biden’s ego bring Trump back to the White House?



  • Front pages 📰 4 January 2024



  • More than just an election: The other key political events in 2024



  • Front pages 📰 2 January 2024



  • Why Russia and China have been added to Republicans’ new ‘axis of evil’



  • Six books (and one play) to read to understand British politics today



  • Front pages 📰 30 December 2023



  • Front pages 📰 29 December 2023



  • Boris Johnson’s shocking disconnect from science during the COVID crisis: The blind leading the blind



  • Front pages 📰 28 December 2023



  • Farewell to a visionary: Remembering Jacques Delors, architect of the EU



  • Front pages 📰 27 December 2023



  • Navigating the current COVID landscape: JN.1 wave and vaccination dilemma



  • Front pages 📰 24 December 2023



  • Front pages 📰 23 December 2023



  • Institutional cronyism is central to Westminster



  • Rishi Sunak and Giorgia Meloni’s Rome tryst on migration



  • Front pages 📰 22 December 2023



  • Winter COVID: 1 in 24 people currently affected in England and Scotland



  • People love to vote in a new democracy – and then they rapidly lose interest



  • Festive COVID alert: Scientists warn of risks with outdated tests



  • Front pages 📰 21 December 2023



  • US election: How populists encourage blind mistrust – and how to push back



  • Front pages 📰 20 December 2023



  • COVID-19 alert: Emergence of the JN.1 variant



  • COVID Inquiry: The puzzling tale of Penny Mordaunt’s missing messages



  • Never (ever) again



  • Front pages 📰 19 December 2023



  • High-flying politics: Sunak under fire for VIP helicopter contract



  • Front pages 📰 18 December 2023



  • Doubts emerge over NHS contracts and PM’s helicopter ride



  • How COP28 failed the world’s small islands



  • Did Sunak mislead Parliament over Eat Out to Help Out?



  • Front pages 📰 17 December 2023



  • Front pages 📰 16 December 2023



  • As another lobbying scandal erupts in the Conservative party, are tougher rules finally on the horizon?



  • Through its immigration policies, the UK government decides whose families are ‘legitimate’



  • The COP28 climate agreement is a step backwards on fossil fuels



  • Front pages 📰 15 December 2023



  • How much could the NHS save if people had healthier lifestyles? Hundreds of millions, according to research



  • How the bill to declare Rwanda a ‘safe’ country for refugees could lead to a constitutional crisis



  • The normalisation of fascism



  • Steady ship: Labour maintains lead as Conservatives lag behind



  • Front pages 📰 14 December 2023



  • Landmark victory: UK court rules immigration data exemption unlawful



  • Front pages 📰 13 December 2023



  • Rishi Sunak’s Rwanda bill: How much trouble is the prime minister really in as MPs threaten a parliamentary rebellion?



  • Immigration and asylum rows are another sign of Brexit’s total failure



  • Front pages 📰 12 December 2023



  • Front pages 📰 11 December 2023



  • Benjamin Zephaniah: How the poet’s linguistic anarchy and abolitionist politics impacted education – and me



  • Front pages 📰 10 December 2023



  • As the temperature rises, so do rates of domestic violence



  • Nostalgia in politics: Pan-European study sheds light on how (and why) parties appeal to the past in their election campaigns



  • Why Venezuela is threatening to annex Guyana’s oil-rich province of Essequibo



  • Front pages 📰 9 December 2023



  • Boris Johnson at the COVID inquiry: Sullen, evasive and a danger to democracy



  • Front pages 📰 8 December 2023



  • Boris Johnson faces backlash: Outcry over Downing Street parties



  • Boris Johnson: “My mistakes during COVID did not lead to excess deaths”



  • Front pages 📰 7 December 2023



  • COVID inquiry: How it works, and when we will know if it is successful



  • Why did Keir Starmer pen the ‘Margaret Thatcher’ article for the Telegraph?



  • Why the UK economy is in such a state – and even the Labour party doesn’t seem to get how bad things are



  • Front pages 📰 6 December 2023



  • Childhood pneumonia is surging in many countries – while the germs causing it are known, the effects of co-infections aren’t



  • COP28 president is wrong – Science clearly shows fossil fuels must go (and fast)



  • Political fallout: Poll highlights public distrust in Boris Johnson



  • Front pages 📰 5 December 2023



  • From I’m a Celeb to Strictly: Public verdict on politicians in Reality TV



  • Front pages 📰 4 December 2023



  • Net zero: The Government’s balancing act on climate credibility



  • PFAS forever chemicals found in English drinking water – why are they everywhere, and what are the risks?



  • Front pages 📰 3 December 2023



  • Why are people still flying to climate conferences by private jet?



  • Government extensively profiled NHS doctor who fought for COVID transparency



  • Front pages 📰 2 December 2023



  • Front pages 📰 1 December 2023



  • Front pages 📰 30 November 2023



  • No turning back: Sunak rejects Von der Leyen’s EU rejoin speculation



  • Matt Hancock knew COVID tier system would not work



  • Front pages 📰 29 November 2023



  • COP28: Inside the United Arab Emirates, the oil giant hosting 2023 climate change summit



  • Front pages 📰 28 November 2023



  • Climate change could lead to food-related civil unrest in UK within 50 years



  • Front pages 📰 27 November 2023



  • Front pages 📰 26 November 2023



  • Geert Wilders: How election victory in the Netherlands for Party for Freedom fits into a wider picture of European radical-right populism



  • Around a million children in the UK are living in destitution – with harmful consequences for their development



  • It’s time to limit how often we can travel abroad – ‘carbon passports’ may be the answer



  • UK’s new back-to-work plan will make life even harder for disabled people



  • Is Javier Milei Argentina’s Liz Truss?



  • Front pages 📰 25 November 2023



  • Front pages 📰 24 November 2023



  • Look to the mainstream to explain the rise of the far-right



  • Palantir’s £330m NHS deal sparks privacy fears and legal challenges



  • Front pages 📰 23 November 2023



  • New Argentinian president Javier Milei promises to ‘take a chainsaw’ to the country’s crippled economy



  • Front pages 📰 22 November 2023



  • Autumn statement: What to expect, what they’re not saying, and the traps for Labour



  • Giorgia Meloni: How the realities of office trumped the Italian prime minister’s radicalism



  • Front pages 📰 21 November 2023



  • Front pages 📰 20 November 2023



  • From COVID to gastro, why are cruise ships such hotbeds of infection?



  • The upshot of ‘He said, Xi said’: More pandas to the US



  • Biden’s low approval ratings don’t mean he is bound to lose the 2024 US election – here’s why



  • Front pages 📰 19 November 2023



  • New environment secretary’s financial ties to climate denial group funder raise concerns



  • Front pages 📰 18 November 2023



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  • Rwanda plan: Rishi Sunak has insisted on pushing ahead – here’s where he could take it next



  • What the COVID Inquiry tells us about Brexit



  • What Joe Biden’s meeting with Xi Jinping means for geopolitical tensions



  • Reshuffling the sleaze



  • Front pages 📰 16 November 2023



  • Supreme Court rules Rwanda plan unlawful: A legal expert explains the judgment, and what happens next



  • David Cameron: Lessons from other ex-prime ministers who returned to government



  • Rishi Sunak’s decision to bring back David Cameron has distracted us all for now, but the long-term strategy is flawed



  • Front pages 📰 15 November 2023



  • British prime ministers reshuffle more than other leaders – What the latest changes tell us about Rishi Sunak’s government



  • Gaza, Ukraine, Sudan, Myanmar… whatever happened to the ‘never again’ pledge?



  • Front pages 📰 14 November 2023



  • David Cameron returns: How can a prime minister make someone who isn’t an MP foreign secretary? And what happens now?



  • Suella Braverman: How much of a threat is sacked home secretary from the backbenches?



  • Rishi Sunak is wrong: We polled the British public and found it largely supports strong climate policies



  • Front pages 📰 13 November 2023



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  • Suella Braverman’s comments comparing Gaza protests with Northern Ireland are a grave misunderstanding of the facts



  • The alarming rise of the new fascism



  • Front pages 📰 11 November 2023



  • How much income is needed to live well in the UK in 2023? At least £29,500 – much more than many households bring in



  • Front pages 📰 10 November 2023



  • Elections yesterday and tomorrow



  • Suella Braverman: Why the home secretary can’t force the police to cancel a pro-Palestine march



  • Front pages 📰 9 November 2023



  • How Saudi Arabia’s unchallenged 2034 World Cup bid could weaken Fifa’s human rights demands



  • Tory donor’s firm secures lucrative PPE storage contracts: The inside story



  • ‘Conversion therapy’: UK government kicks ban down the road – and there’s a major problem with what’s been proposed so far



  • Front pages 📰 8 November 2023



  • King’s speech: What is it, and why does it matter?



  • Front pages 📰 7 November 2023



  • Narcissism, immorality and lack of empathy: the dark psychology that can poison elites



  • Front pages 📰 6 November 2023



  • Why the attorney general’s power to deal with contempt of court is a conflict of interest



  • Front pages 📰 5 November 2023



  • Shifting goalposts and the failure of the Scottish media



  • My mathematical model cautions Rishi Sunak against shifting to the right ahead of the next election



  • New Labour dominance in the 1990s is now weakening the Conservative voter pipeline



  • The ethics of Biden’s ‘America First’ argument for Ukraine funding



  • Storm Ciarán is breaking records and research suggests more severe weather in future



  • Front pages 📰 4 November 2023



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  • Dominic Cummings has exposed a hole at the heart of the British government – and a glaring problem with the way we choose prime ministers



  • Front pages 📰 1 November 2023



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  • People experiencing news fatigue are less likely to be voters



  • Front pages 📰 19 October 2023



  • What will happen to the Greenland ice sheet if we miss our global warming targets



  • ‘We look like a terrible, tragic joke’: COVID WhatsApps show government chaos



  • Front pages 📰 18 October 2023



  • Britain’s cosplay with warships and suchlike in the eastern Mediterranean



  • Poland votes for change after nearly a decade spent sliding towards autocracy – but tricky coalition talks lie ahead for Donald Tusk



  • Hamas and Hezbollah: How they are different and why they might cooperate against Israel



  • Front pages 📰 17 October 2023



  • Who tracked UK COVID infections the best at the height of the pandemic?



  • Front pages 📰 16 October 2023



  • Xi-Putin meeting: Here’s what it says about their current, and future, relationship



  • Brexit has driven the Tory Party mad



  • The government quietly ditched its plans to help refugees learn English



  • Front pages 📰 15 October 2023



  • Palestinian conflict: How despair can drive people to violence, even if it puts their lives in danger



  • Front pages 📰 14 October 2023



  • Why Labour’s plan to ‘rewrite Brexit’ might not be as politically risky as it sounds



  • An Israeli novelist on being a good mother and empathetic in hard times



  • ZOE Health Study halts its daily COVID estimates



  • Hamas: What you need to know about the group that attacked Israel



  • Front pages 📰 13 October 2023



  • The cost of living crisis can’t wait for the next election: Three key issues the UK government needs to tackle now



  • Front pages 📰 12 October 2023



  • Israel-Gaza conflict: An opportunity for Putin while the world is distracted



  • Labour’s immigration policy: Will focus on ‘security’ win an election?



  • The Conspiracy Party conference



  • Front pages 📰 11 October 2023



  • Hamas has achieved what it wanted by attacking Israel: Terror, escalation, and disruption to the international order



  • Front pages 📰 10 October 2023



  • Rishi Sunak packages U-turns as challenges to consensus politics – an improbable effort to rebrand as the candidate for change



  • Front pages 📰 9 October 2023



  • No UK politician is calling for a meat tax – but maybe they should



  • Front pages 📰 8 October 2023



  • The meat paradox: How your brain wrestles with the ethics of eating animals



  • What the decision to curtail HS2 and embrace cars means for the UK’s cities



  • Front pages 📰 7 October 2023



  • Rishi Sunak is introducing the polarised climate politics of the US, Canada, and Australia to the UK



  • Front pages 📰 6 October 2023



  • What is the 15-minute cities conspiracy theory?



  • What Rishi Sunak scrapping HS2 – and promising a new ‘Network North’ – means for the north of England



  • Front pages 📰 5 October 2023



  • Suella Braverman warns of ‘unmanageable’ numbers of asylum seekers – The data shows we hardly take any



  • Front pages 📰 4 October 2023



  • Discrimination is the biggest career obstacle for women of colour in the NHS



  • Front pages 📰 3 October 2023



  • Ed Balls and George Osborne’s new podcast is essential listening – but not for the reasons they think



  • Brexit: Unsettled and still not settleable



  • Political leaders need a grand narrative – Rishi Sunak’s is a story of decline



  • The government debunked a 15-minute city conspiracy... then endorsed it



  • Just 11 ‘wealthy’ people prosecuted for tax fraud last year



  • Front pages 📰 2 October 2023



  • Suella Braverman is wrong about the UN refugee convention being ‘not fit for purpose’



  • Front pages 📰 1 October 2023



  • Multicultural man, Rishi Sunak



  • Nagorno-Karabakh: The world should have seen this crisis coming – and it’s not over yet



  • Front pages 📰 30 September 2023



  • Front pages 📰 29 September 2023



  • What a section of the UK’s Sikh community says is happening to it



  • Slovakia may be about to elect a government which plans to halt aid to Kyiv



  • Front pages 📰 28 September 2023



  • Too often learning ‘British history’ means learning ‘English history’



  • Oys! and Yos!



  • Front pages 📰 27 September 2023



  • Does AI have a right to free speech?



  • How far will Trump go to be Putin’s friend?



  • Rishi Sunak has ripped up decades of cross-party consensus on climate change



  • Front pages 📰 26 September 2023



  • Donald Trump’s truth: Why liars might sometimes be considered honest – new research



  • It’s limited, but Labour’s post-Brexit policy does offer voters a choice



  • Rising costs and delays don’t necessarily mean HS2 is failing



  • Ukraine War: Mixed signals among Kyiv’s allies hint at growing conflict fatigue



  • Front pages 📰 25 September 2023



  • Age, not class, is now the biggest divide in British politics



  • Front pages 📰 24 September 2023



  • How Sunak’s back-pedalling on net zero could damage efforts to decarbonise Britain’s homes



  • Front pages 📰 23 September 2023



  • EU Citizens: Cruel and unjust refusals in the EU Settlement Scheme



  • Why delaying the ban on petrol and diesel cars won’t slow UK’s shift to electric vehicles



  • COVID-19: Free home tests return in the US



  • UK Government: Unveiling secret dealings and hidden payments during the Pandemic



  • Front pages 📰 22 September 2023



  • Concrete crisis: Officials thought asbestos in schools was safe too – the same mistakes have been made over Raac



  • Anti-Net Zero groups welcome Sunak’s green U-turn – As civil servants left in disarray



  • Sunak should be wary of backtracking on net zero – What history tells us about flip-flopping on the environment



  • Front pages 📰 21 September 2023



  • Front pages 📰 20 September 2023



  • Sunak’s Net Zero policy shift sparks controversy



  • RAAC: The list of schools at risk in England



  • Tears, compromise, divorce – what it’s like to leave the UK because of Brexit



  • Front pages 📰 19 September 2023



  • Why are those lost to COVID not formally memorialised? How politics shapes what we remember



  • Front pages 📰 18 September 2023



  • Why taxing ‘junk food’ to tackle obesity isn’t as simple as it seems



  • Why the UK’s wealthiest 10% are turning their backs on the rest of society



  • Front pages 📰 17 September 2023



  • Libya’s warring governments and the West



  • Front pages 📰 16 September 2023



  • Labour’s new take on immigration: What does it mean for Britain?



  • Front pages 📰 15 September 2023



  • When is a conspiracy theory not a theory?



  • How action over parliamentary spying scandal could affect the UK’s economic relationship with China



  • Front pages 📰 14 September 2023



  • Daniel Khalife: Escapes are just one symptom of a failing prison system



  • The failure of British Democracy



  • Front pages 📰 12 September 2023



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  • ‘9/11 is becoming an exercise in forgetting’



  • Front pages 📰 11 September 2023



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  • The UK has joined the EU’s Horizon science funding scheme – but if we want the UK to lead, the hard work has just begun



  • The Government and the contaminated chicken: When safety takes a back seat



  • Front pages 📰 10 September 2023



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  • From SpaceX to geopolitics: Did Elon Musk sabotage Ukraine?



  • Front pages 📰 8 September 2023



  • Is the G20 in trouble?



  • The Conservatives have seized on cars as a political wedge – it’s a bet on the public turning against climate action



  • The UK economy’s COVID bounceback was stronger than we thought – but here’s why people are still feeling financial pain



  • Front pages 📰 7 September 2023



  • School concrete crisis: How RAAC has been used well beyond its expiry date



  • Concrete in schools: How missing data and poor funding contributed to today’s closures



  • Front pages 📰 6 September 2023



  • NHS hospitals on high alert: Prepare for possible evacuation if structural integrity is compromised



  • School repair crisis: Rishi Sunak under fire



  • Net zero minister linked to oil-funded group that targeted climate protesters



  • Front pages 📰 5 September 2023



  • Poverty in Britain is firmly linked to the country’s mountain of private wealth – Labour must address this growing inequality



  • Ukraine war: Two good reasons the world should worry about Russia’s arms purchases from North Korea



  • Al-Fayed simply lived in the wrong era of British politics



  • Beating drought with innovation in Namibia



  • Front pages 📰 4 September 2023



  • What a Labour government would mean for the right to roam



  • Front pages 📰 3 September 2023



  • Tory MP’s historic family links to slavery raise questions about Britain’s position on reparations



  • Front pages 📰 2 September 2023



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  • Front pages 📰 31 August 2023



  • Labour and Google: A curious connection



  • Front pages 📰 30 August 2023



  • Don’t look there: How politicians divert our attention from climate protesters’ claims



  • India has landed on the Moon: Political and economic gains



  • ‘When you get status the struggle doesn’t end’ — What it’s like to be a new refugee in the UK



  • Trump totally vindicated?



  • Is Rishi Sunak a lame duck? With MPs divided and rebelling, a sense of decline hangs heavy in the air



  • Front pages 📰 28 August 2023



  • Hotels and employment aren’t major ‘pull factors’ for refugees



  • There’s no age limit for politicians − As people live longer, should that change?



  • Deportations in Europe: The numbers, the trends, and what they mean



  • Front pages 📰 27 August 2023



  • Energy price cap: A targeted ‘social tariff’ must be part of a much wider set of reforms



  • Trump out on bail – a criminal justice expert explains the system of cash bail



  • Front pages 📰 26 August 2023



  • Absent yet present: Trump’s debate impact



  • Front pages 📰 29 August 2023



  • Isaac Newton Farris Jr.’s remarks 60th-anniversary March on Washington



  • COVID-19: Should we start wearing masks again?



  • Front pages 📰 25 August 2023



  • Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech sounded more like a snake oil salesman than a statesman



  • Front pages 📰 24 August 2023



  • COVID boosters to be sold on the high street



  • 8 GOP candidates debate funding to Ukraine, Trump’s future and – covertly, with dog whistles – race



  • (Not) over the moon about Vivek Ramaswamy



  • Why thousands of Ukrainian refugees in the UK are now homeless



  • Front pages 📰 23 August 2023



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  • Let’s protect nature, but not merely for the sake of humans



  • Vaccine hesitancy is one of the greatest threats to global health – and the pandemic has made it worse



  • Front pages 📰 21 August 2023



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  • Air pollution linked with global rise in antibiotic resistance



  • Front pages 📰 19 August 2023



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  • Bibby Stockholm: Legionella is not the only health threat on the asylum barge



  • Re-imagining democracy for the 21st century



  • The Atlantic is at risk of circulation collapse – it would mean even greater climate chaos across Europe



  • A monumental victory empowering women in Britain



  • How gender inequality is hindering Japan’s economic growth



  • Front pages 📰 17 August 2023



  • Contested memory in Giorgia Meloni’s Italy: How her far-right party is waging a subtle campaign to commemorate fascist figures



  • Front pages 📰 16 August 2023



  • A little humble pie



  • The official allegations against Trump are mounting



  • Front pages 📰 15 August 2023



  • Rising methane could be a sign that Earth’s climate is part-way through a ‘termination-level transition’



  • Front pages 📰 14 August 2023



  • The looming catastrophe for the Tories



  • Front pages 📰 13 August 2023



  • UK political landscape faces seismic shift in next election with Tories projected to secure only 90 seats



  • Hiring refugees is not just ‘doing a good thing’ – research shows it can also help businesses



  • Front pages 📰 12 August 2023



  • Front pages 📰 11 August 2023



  • Western firms still doing business in Russia finance the war



  • Front pages 📰 10 August 2023



  • Sending UK asylum seekers to Ascension Island is a legal non-starter – if the government really is planning to do it



  • How climate change might trigger more earthquakes and volcanic eruptions



  • Front pages 📰 9 August 2023



  • The EU is making overtures for a post-Brexit defence collaboration with the UK – but London isn’t listening



  • Memo to fellow journalists: Please don’t cover Trump 2.0 like in 2016



  • UKCA: A symbol of the folly of Brexit



  • Tory MP tells asylum seekers to “f*** off back to France” if they don’t like barges



  • Front pages 📰 8 August 2023



  • Meet your MP — Lee Anderson



  • Front pages 📰 7 August 2023



  • The oil industry has succumbed to a dangerous new climate denialism



  • Front pages 📰 6 August 2023



  • What you need to know about EG.5.1, the new COVID variant in the UK



  • Britain’s next election could be a climate change culture war



  • COVID cases rising, UK in the dark about virus future



  • Twitter’s rebrand to X shifts the focus to Musk’s ‘everything app’ plans but here’s why he might have moved too early



  • Front pages 📰 5 August 2023



  • Niger coup: West African union has pledged to intervene – but some members support the plotters



  • Rishi Sunak’s green backtracking contrasts strongly with previous prime ministers’ efforts



  • Front pages 📰 4 August 2023



  • We asked the British public what they really think about net zero – here’s what we found



  • Another Trump indictment, the biggest one



  • Front pages 📰 3 August 2023



  • The UK’s top financial influencers skew Conservative – which helps explain why Keir Starmer’s Labour is so anxious about uncosted spending pledges



  • Homelessness in England has reached record levels



  • Front pages 📰 2 August 2023



  • Sunak defends North Sea oil and gas licences



  • How UBI could save the NHS billions



  • How a COVID-19 survivor funded a crucial Indigenous gathering



  • Front pages 📰 31 July 2023



  • How austerity made the UK more vulnerable to COVID



  • Extreme weather events are exactly the time to talk about climate change



  • Channel 4’s shocking Gregg Wallace: The British Miracle Meat owes much to Swift and his gruesome satire



  • ‘Performative cruelty’: The hostile architecture of the UK government’s migrant barge



  • Goldsmith on Government’s green policies: Gove is a monster, Shapps is backward, Sunak not interested



  • Better a diamond with a flaw than a stone without



  • Sunak wants to balance Net Zero with pragmatism



  • Elon Musk rebrands Twitter as X, ditching the blue bird



  • Rwanda plan is in legal limbo, but history shows such migration deals are unlikely to disappear



  • Greta Thunberg fined for climate protest in Malmö



  • In having nothing to say about Rishi Sunak, new Tory MP Steve Tuckwell said it all



  • By-election losses are terrible for the Conservatives – but there are glimmers of hope



  • Long COVID’s brain fog: Impact of COVID-19 on memory



  • Labour leads in latest YouGov poll on general election outcome



  • UK gave £690,000 subsidy to Russian airline day after invasion



  • Wagner is golden again... in Central African Republic



  • How a repair centre empowers migrants in Amsterdam



  • How the UK’s new immigration law will put more people at risk of modern slavery



  • Theresa May: Illegal Migration Bill will hurt modern slavery victims



  • The UK’s island identity has long shaped its political outlook – is that why it currently feels so adrift?



  • Why we should all care about Ukraine’s grain crisis



  • Ukraine War: Crimean bridge attack is another blow to Putin’s strongman image



  • Events that never happened could influence the 2024 presidential election



  • Lies, hypocrisy and distraction: The British media toolkit



  • Lengthy off-air period looms for Huw Edwards amid BBC investigation



  • Feline coronavirus and bird flu kill cats across Europe



  • Riots show that France may be increasingly American (and I don’t mean McDonald’s)



  • What we know about how Long COVID condition affects mental health



  • A mother’s right: The battle for same-sex parenting in Italy



  • The double punishment of Marcus Decker: A peaceful protester facing deportation after Brexit



  • Minority ethnic politicians are pushing harsh immigration policies – Why representation doesn’t always mean racial justice



  • The impossibility of an adult conversation about drugs in Scotland



  • Here’s how much water it takes to make a serving of beef – and why where it comes from is so important



  • Huw Edwards in hospital amid explicit images scandal



  • The time has come today, and other rants



  • The women warriors fighting fires and defending biodiversity in Borneo



  • The challenges of living with Long COVID



  • The self-destructive fate of programmers and coders



  • The history behind Orkney’s vote to ‘join Norway’



  • Deadly CCHF virus: What you need to know about its symptoms and prevention



  • COVID in kids: Younger children and those from deprived areas are at higher risk of being hospitalised



  • China’s gallium and germanium controls: What they mean and what could happen next



  • Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant: Experts discuss potential threats and safety measures



  • NHS at 75: Problems abound but founding principles are unshaken



  • The new Brexit consensus



  • Top cities for quality of life: Vienna tops, UK cities slip



  • It could cost the taxpayer £169,000 to deport each migrant to Rwanda – and possibly even more



  • COVID: How incorrect assumptions and poor foresight hampered the UK’s pandemic preparedness



  • Riots in France result in 719 arrests amidst continuous chaos



  • How Thames Water came to be flooded with debt – and what it means for taxpayers



  • Why UK court ruled Rwanda isn’t a safe place to send refugees – and what this means for the Government’s immigration plans



  • Paris riots: When police shot a teenager dead, a rumbling pressure cooker exploded



  • French football team calls for calm amid unrest



  • Cabinet Office U-turns on Boris Johnson’s phone messages for COVID Inquiry



  • Why so many people have had enough of experts



  • Your energy bills are finally about to go down



  • Sunak’s erasable ink pens raise big questions about transparency



  • Putin seriously weakened by Wagner Group mutiny – but it was a missed opportunity for Ukraine too



  • New Democracy party wins Greek election, securing second term for Prime Minister Mitsotakis



  • John Kerry rejects Iraq war accusations in French TV talk



  • The inside story of the vaccine programme’s battles with the Treasury



  • Ecological doom-loops: Why ecosystem collapses may occur much sooner than expected – new research



  • FU.1: The new COVID strain that could spark another wave



  • EU flag ban sparks outrage on Brexit anniversary



  • Why Labour is right to stop future UK oil and gas development



  • COVID Public Inquiry exposes Government’s pandemic failures



  • Why children in the UK should still be offered the COVID vaccine



  • How the ancient Greeks kept ruthless narcissists from capturing their democracy – and what modern politics could learn from them



  • Could post-Brexit Britain lead global AI regulation?



  • Brazil reports fatal case of swine flu virus (H1N1)



  • Why report into misleading parliament still matters, even after Boris Johnson resigned as an MP



  • Sunak delays anti-obesity measure for two more years



  • Government to consult on expanding its plan to reduce sewage dumping in wake of legal challenge



  • Johnson the liar and bully who led a lying and bullying party



  • Watered-down LGBTQ ‘understanding’ bill shows how far Japan’s parliament is out of step with its society – and history



  • Brexit obsession left UK vulnerable to COVID, ex-Cabinet Office director reveals



  • Iceland bans conversion therapy: A victory for LGBTQ+ rights



  • How Putin’s anti-LGBTQ+ agenda is an attempt to build support for the invasion of Ukraine



  • Boris Johnson breaks rules again by taking Daily Mail job



  • Boris Johnson: Freed from the constraints of office, the former prime minister could be even more dangerous



  • Experiment shows feasibility of beaming solar power from space



  • Boris Johnson resignation: Why Rishi Sunak can’t afford to lose more than one of three impending by-elections



  • Boris Johnson has triggered a bumper by-election bonanza – I studied 148 past contests to find out what we can expect



  • Ukraine’s dam crisis: Humanitarian impact and conflict escalation



  • Trump’s fate will be decided by 12 citizen peers, in a hallowed tradition of US democracy



  • Boris Johnson’s claims about being ‘forced out’ of parliament are simply false



  • Silvio Berlusconi: The property developer who became a media tycoon – and Italy’s most flamboyant prime minister



  • ‘We have to stop demonising oil and gas’, Jacob Rees-Mogg told UAE investment chief



  • Trump delivers defiant speeches after his recent indictment



  • Long COVID: Effects on fatigue and quality of life can be comparable to some cancers



  • Caroline Lucas and the heavy burden of being a party’s only member of parliament



  • What Ukraine dam breach means for the country’s counteroffensive and aid deployment



  • A former President indicted



  • Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate: The most secure document storage facility in the world?



  • Donald Trump facing seven federal charges concerning his handling of classified documents



  • Is there a tipping point for Trump supporters to stop backing him?



  • Prince Harry accuses UK Government and media of collusion



  • The Budapest connection: Tory MPs met with Orbán and far-right groups



  • Rishi Sunak is trying to hide from accountability



  • Tory MP faces court over alleged racial abuse at Bahrain event



  • What does high immigration mean for the government’s popularity?



  • Cabinet Office accused of covering up Rishi Sunak’s involvement in “Eat Out to Help Out” scheme



  • Punch-drunk Britain



  • Home Office criticized for leaving 40 asylum seekers without accommodation in Westminster



  • A regenerated 4th Estate must replace America’s market-driven 4th Estate



  • McCarthy’s big baby steps



  • Why UK inflation is so high compared to the EU and US, and what to do about it



  • Plastic recycling is failing – How the world must respond



  • Study exposes racial disparities in COVID fines



  • The loophole that saved Liam Fox from a lobbying penalty



  • How did ‘taking back control’ of borders become record-high net migration?



  • 40 new hospitals delayed until after 2030 amid safety concerns



  • How to fly like a foreign secretary: A guide to luxury jets and showers



  • Trump vs DeSantis, the 2024 GOP taste test



  • Thousands of people in the UK are out of work due to long COVID



  • A tale of two opinion polls



  • What we know so far about reports of battles being fought across the border in Russia



  • National Conservatism, self-pity, idiocy and English fascism



  • Assault rifles, wind farms, immigration and hormones: Inside NatCon



  • G7 summit in Hiroshima will force world leaders to confront the continuing nuclear threat



  • Secret Abramovich football funding set to be investigated



  • COVID ‘VIP Lane’: A WhatsApp tango between Matt Hancock and Tory donors



  • Why a Labour-Lib Dem coalition wouldn’t cause electoral annihilation like their deal with the Tories



  • Food prices are rising but farmers’ profits are still small



  • Emmanuel Macron: A French president whose populist tactics are derailing his own career



  • Zelensky’s European tour has won critical support for Ukraine’s counter-offensive



  • Starmer’s transforming Labour into the Tories’ Mini-Me



  • Why the West needs to offer Brazil, India, and South Africa a new deal



  • Tories cry foul as Starmer says EU citizens should vote in UK elections



  • Rees-Mogg changes tune on voter ID: It was gerrymandering all along



  • Turkey election: Erdoğan and Kılıçdaroğlu face off in historic runoff showdown



  • A painful picture for the Tories: Forecasting the general election from the local results



  • Why three-day weekends are great for well-being – and the economy



  • The not-so-blind trust: How ministers see their investments without looking



  • DeSantis runs right to get ready for presidential run



  • Helicopter rides and electoral annihilation: Rishi Sunak’s expensive commute



  • Russia’s support base grows as countries continue to mix vodka with their politics



  • I’ve worked in precarious jobs for more than 10 years – here’s what unions should do to support migrant workers



  • GB News’ latest blunder: Allowing anti-vaxxer to run amok on air



  • From crown to clowns: King Charles III’s coronation and the Tory distraction parade



  • Americans have an enviably healthy attitude to Britain royalty



  • “I’m always delivering food while hungry” – How undocumented migrants find work as substitute couriers in the UK



  • Labour gains in local elections suggest the tide has turned in many marginal constituencies



  • COVID is officially no longer a global health emergency – here’s what that means



  • Scotland Yard shows contempt for peaceful protest, arresting republicans hours before coronation



  • The English local elections and the Tories’ voter suppression tactics



  • WHO declares COVID-19 no longer a global health emergency, after 3 years



  • Drone ‘attack’ on the Kremlin – Logic suggests a false flag to distract Russians ahead of Victory Day



  • Shouldn’t the French get with the script?



  • Why the ‘oath of allegiance’ to King Charles III fails the test for being an oath



  • Can Rishi Sunak save the Tories? Voting behaviour over time suggests it will take more than personal appeal to win the next election



  • Swearing at the Kingzilla’s special day



  • What does a good night look like for Keir Starmer’s Labour or Rishi Sunak’s Conservatives?



  • Labour’s “Nick Clegg moment”? Keir Starmer ditches tuition fee pledge



  • NHS Staff Council accepts Government’s revised pay offer, while other unions reject it



  • Revealed: Government to legalise ‘hazardous’ accommodation for asylum seekers



  • The Good Law Project takes on the Government’s ID requirements



  • Questions about Wagner Group involvement in Sudan as another African country falls prey to Russian mercenaries



  • Extinction Rebellion gave it ‘the Big One’ with a four-day peaceful protest – now what?



  • Trump v DeSantis: How the two Republican presidential heavy-hitters compare



  • Nuclear weapons gap and global conflicts: How the world is on edge in 2023



  • COVID Inquiry accused of ignoring families who paid the ultimate price



  • King Charles III coronation: What the controversy over an ancient stone tells us about historical symbols in the modern age



  • Experts urge Britons to wear face masks on public transport as new COVID variant spreads



  • Illegal migration bill: Can the government ignore the European Court of Human Rights?



  • Move over China: India takes over as the world’s most populous country



  • All aboard the strike train! Aslef announces three 24-hour strikes



  • Royally awkward: King Charles III’s ancestors were involved in the slave trade



  • Outrage caused by China top diplomat reveals country’s true colours



  • Britain’s Brexit degradation



  • Five most prepared countries for the green tech transition



  • Why a Biden-Harris reelection ticket makes sense for the Democrats in 2024



  • Why strike action is climate action



  • Fox News dumps Tucker Carlson, CNN ditches Don Lemon — Don’t worry, there’s still plenty of anger-fueled outrage to go around!



  • DeSantis descending?



  • Twitter’s verification system now eligible for far-right organizations



  • British public demands prison sentences for water company CEOs who pollute our waters



  • Unpredictable COVID variants: Concerns and hopes for the future



  • Behind the mess: A tragicomedy of power struggles in Downing Street



  • Resigning is the new trend: Dominic Raab leads the way with 58% approval!



  • Sudan: Violence between army and militia is a symptom of an old disease that is destroying Africa



  • Dominic Raab is right that the government has set a ‘dangerous precedent’ – but not for the reasons he thinks



  • Dominic Raab throws his toys out of Sunak’s sandbox after being accused of bullying



  • Tory MPs accept £20,000 from director of climate science denial group



  • Elon Musk’s cunning plan for AI



  • The risk of nuclear war over Ukraine is real. We need diplomacy now



  • Emergency alert system launches in the UK: Should you be worried about privacy?



  • Teachers are quitting – Here’s what could be done to get them to stay



  • Move over, Omicron: Arcturus is here to steal the spotlight



  • The last 3 safe spaces from America’s gun violence



  • Can Jeremy Corbyn go it alone in Islington North? What the evidence tells us



  • Sanofi vaccine: What to know about this protein-based COVID booster being offered in the UK



  • COVID origins debate: What to make of new findings linking the virus to raccoon dogs



  • UK rolls out spring COVID-19 booster programme



  • Elon Musk obeys ‘strict’ social media rules of Modi’s India. But not for America’s NPR



  • Labour to be “party of business” and “most interventionist government in a generation,” says Shadow Minister



  • ‘Cracking down’ on antisocial behaviour is a classic pre-election strategy – But this government owes young people better



  • Racism and the ugliness of Britain’s increasingly diverse politics



  • Voter ID: Conservative MPs gave weak justification for law that could stop people voting



  • Labour’s attack ads on Rishi Sunak: Gutter politics or smart election campaigning?



  • Why democratic countries around the world are not prepared to support Ukraine – and some are shifting closer to Russia



  • India - From defamation case to democracy erosion



  • The UK’s unworkable immigration plans allow the government to blame others for its failure



  • New COVID variant XBB.1.16 fuels surge in cases in India and causes conjunctivitis among children



  • Ukraine war re-positions ‘the heart of Europe’ more eastwards... in Poland



  • A national trial separation?



  • Russian roulette? Tories are still accepting donations from Russia-associated donors



  • Keir Starmer: Four lessons from History for an opposition trying to be the ‘government-in-waiting’



  • Macron stirs up trouble by asking Europe to take it slow with Taiwan



  • 20 years on, the false narrative of the Firdos Square Saddam statue toppling



  • Three in five long COVID patients have organ damage a year after infection



  • UN expert welcomes Vatican’s rejection of Doctrine of Discovery and urges governments to follow suit



  • German and French tourists opt out of UK tourism due to Brexit ID regulations



  • Ukraine war: The lessons from the Northern Ireland peace process



  • The sewage scandal



  • Finland’s election: What happened to Sanna Marin and what to expect next



  • Perfect timing



  • Air pollution can increase the risk of COVID infection and severe disease



  • Finland joins Nato in a major blow to Putin which doubles the length of the alliance’s border with Russia



  • A decade of polls suggests Scotland’s new first minister Humza Yousaf will struggle to deliver independence, just like Nicola Sturgeon



  • Judge rules EU citizens’ data rights must be protected



  • Number 10 admits Brexit affects processing at Dover but blames chaotic queues on mysterious ways



  • Voter ID: A solution in search of a problem?



  • Hostages of English nationalism



  • Tragic milestone: Over 500 children killed in Ukraine conflict, says UNICEF



  • Trump indictment timing



  • King Charles’ portrait: Royal waste of money or priceless piece of history?



  • Trump indictment won’t keep him from presidential race, but will make his reelection bid much harder



  • Lula and the world: What to expect from the new Brazilian foreign policy



  • Manhattan grand jury votes to indict Donald Trump, showing he, like all other presidents, is not an imperial king



  • Follow the money: Donations to Tories via Carlton Club raise questions of dark money influencing politics



  • Time to face the music... maybe



  • Climate change is accelerating – and the UK government is ‘strikingly unprepared’



  • Rishi Sunak’s Goldilocks migration strategy: ‘Stop the boats’ and ‘start the legal’ passage



  • Augmented profits



  • A new era in Scottish politics



  • Boris Johnson, Liz Truss, Theresa May (and soon Nicola Sturgeon): the strange backbench lives of former national leaders



  • Elon Valley Bank



  • The £10k-a-day blunder: How MPs were duped by a fake firm



  • Nitrous oxide ban: What the Dutch do in January, the Brits do in March



  • Ban the ban



  • Xi and Putin meeting signals the return of the China-Russia axis and the start of a second cold war



  • How Black children in England’s schools are made to feel like the way they speak is wrong



  • When the Daily Mail sees lawyers standing up for the environment, they get mad



  • COVID pandemic: Three years on, and nobody wants to talk about it (and why we should)



  • Day 2 of Xi Jinping’s visit with Putin



  • Boris Johnson’s evidence to MPs’ partygate investigation: The key points of disagreement explained



  • The impact of shortages on food aid supply chains



  • Will Boris Johnson be grounded? The Privileges Committee decides



  • Retirement rage: French fury fueled by reform



  • This is not a photo, but AI can pretend it is



  • Bank contagion



  • A glimpse of racial bias progress within America’s news media



  • IPCC report: Climate solutions exist, but humanity has to break from the status quo and embrace innovation



  • Boris Johnson to face MPs over partygate – but what is ‘misleading parliament’ and why is it so serious?



  • Windsor framework: Why Rishi Sunak was able to secure the Brexit deal that others couldn’t



  • Investigation reveals millions wasted on unusable COVID tests



  • Russia and Ukraine reach agreement on Black Sea Grain Initiative



  • The real cancel culture is Tory cancel culture



  • Don’t trust the news media? That’s good



  • Silicon Rainbow



  • Sue Gray quitting to work for Keir Starmer does cause problems for the civil service – It’s also a sign she thinks he’s heading for government



  • Budget 2023: Government needs to show it can jack up growth to regain economic credibility



  • The Gary Lineker controversy



  • The UK now ranks as one of the most socially liberal countries in Europe



  • Dribs, drabs .. or drips? You make the call



  • Will the BBC regret suspending Gary Lineker?



  • The people who care for and educate our children deserve better pay



  • Three years on, the COVID pandemic may never end – but the public health impact is becoming more manageable



  • Illegal immigration bill does more than ‘push the boundaries’ of international law



  • Victory in Tbilisi: Protesters force ruling party to rescind law threatening Georgia’s EU membership



  • Feeling special



  • Boris Johnson no longer has the political capital to get away with giving his dad a knighthood



  • Oakeshott and Hancock: Betraying a confidential source damages journalism and is a threat to public health



  • Government finally publishes missing £248m ventilator contracts and reveals it hired a firm to destroy unused equipment



  • Mexico protests: Fears for democracy prompt mass demonstrations



  • ‘Dear Rishi’ – The code words of British politics



  • Good Law Project cannot appeal “Partygate” injustice



  • Large numbers of Americans want a strong, rough, anti-democratic leader



  • Windsor Framework: British public’s lack of interest in Brexit’s final piece



  • Escaping the vicious circle



  • Rishi Sunak’s Brexit deal: How the Stormont brake could block new EU laws from Northern Ireland



  • Brexit Britain: Grow-your-own-salad country vs start-up nation



  • The Government is still “considering” how to improve its Net Zero Strategy with just a month to go



  • $1 trillion in the shade – The annual profits multinational corporations shift to tax havens continues to climb and climb



  • Why Beijing has decided this is the year to ‘unify’ with Taiwan



  • The battle for Britain’s post-Brexit polity



  • Is the Marburg virus outbreak in Equatorial Guinea the next pandemic?



  • War in Ukraine: Beijing’s peace initiative offers glimpse at how China plans to win the war



  • Why supermarkets are rationing food and how to prevent future shortages



  • Northern Ireland protocol: Why Tory backbenchers are rebelling over Rishi Sunak’s revised Brexit deal



  • A year on, here’s what life has been like for Ukrainian refugees in the UK



  • Russia announces its suspension from the last nuclear arms agreement with the US, escalating nuclear tension



  • Biden’s visit to Kyiv sets the seal on a year of growing western unity and Russian isolation



  • Met gets put on notice: Good Law Project challenges Matt Hancock investigation refusal



  • Nicola Sturgeon resigns: The end of an era



  • How much immunity do we get from a COVID infection? Large study offers new clues



  • The Public Trust Doctrine: An ancient legal principle which could protect our environment now and for future generations



  • How Brexitism is eating conservatism



  • Nicola Sturgeon resignation: The unanswered questions for Scotland and the SNP she leaves behind



  • The difficult sacrifice Biden’s age might force in 2024



  • Mysterious objects shot down over North America: Conflicting reports and speculation abound



  • The Conservatives are gunning for our human rights



  • Spy balloons: Modern technology has given these old-fashioned eyes in the sky a new lease of life



  • Government commits to publishing £248m missing COVID contracts after breaching transparency guidelines



  • Should UK transfer fighter jets to Ukraine? Expert urges caution



  • Why the UK needs to rethink its decision to stop COVID boosters for young and healthy people



  • QAnon is spreading outside the US – A conspiracy theory expert explains what that could mean



  • The first Leopard tank arrived in Kyiv



  • Three years of failure



  • COVID-19 is driving the increasing need for lung transplants in the US



  • There’s no delusion like Tory self-delusion



  • We’ve got a lot to cover



  • Who is assisting Turkey and Syria with earthquake relief efforts?



  • Ukraine’s defence ministry corruption reshuffle marks a painful moment in an agonising war



  • Cabinet reshuffle: Science experts react



  • How climate change could fare in the UK’s new Department for Energy Security and Net Zero



  • Politicians weren’t confident discussing Brexit



  • Government deployed callous strategy of instilling shame and stigma to distract from own errors



  • Sunak-linked hedge fund sees pandemic profits soar to £109m



  • UK slides in corruption perception index after series of political scandals



  • Are you ready for Boiled Raisin Cake as the Ukraine war drags on?



  • Chinese spy balloon over the US: An aerospace expert explains how the balloons work and what they can see



  • A ‘stop Brexit’ sticker and suffragette colours: it’s really not clear what can get you kicked out of parliament



  • Brexit : Three years on, lies, deceit and delusion



  • So Boris Johnson’s comeback trail, like that of Liz Truss, runs through Washington, DC?



  • Untying Brexit’s toxic knots



  • Levelling up: How UK freeports risk harbouring international crime



  • Truss, who lost longevity battle to a lettuce, is on a comeback trail through Washington, DC



  • Your mobile phone runs on Cobalt from DR Congo



  • COVID-19 – A look at what happened in 2022



  • President Lula cold-shoulders Chancellor Scholz over sending military aid to Ukraine



  • Holyrood’s death by a thousand Tory cuts



  • REVEALED: Dominic Raab did use WhatsApp for official business, but Government didn’t retain a copy of his messages



  • Labour accepted £12,000 from major polluter Drax



  • Why Germany dragged its feet over supplying Leopard tanks to Ukraine



  • Nadhim Zahawi sacked: Today’s Tory scandals are similar to 1990s sleaze stories in more than one way



  • WHO urges countries to stockpile medicines for ‘nuclear emergencies’



  • Exxon scientists accurately forecast climate change back in the 1970s – What if we had listened to them and acted then?



  • Antisemitism isn’t just ‘Jew-hatred’ – it’s anti-Jewish racism



  • Why refusing public sector pay rises won’t help reduce inflation



  • Mind the gap: HS2 will stop in Central London



  • Tory MP to sue Matt Hancock over COVID-19 vaccine remarks



  • Strange days



  • Tory-linked think tank appoints ‘brazen’ climate denier as director



  • Trump Biden documents reveal a true American democracy dysfunction



  • Do women really rule the world?



  • Majority of Britons say Zahawi must resign as Conservative chairman



  • Tories testing the water over a different kind of NHS – Gordon Brown



  • The ‘Kraken’ COVID variant XBB.1.5 is rising quickly in the US – Here’s what it could mean for the UK



  • All politicians must lie from time to time, so why is there so much outrage about George Santos?



  • Jacinda Ardern’s resignation shows that women still face an uphill battle in politics



  • Is Jacinda Ardern’s short sharp goodbye a template or a telling sign of the times?



  • How the ‘tripledemic’ is restricting cold and flu medicine supplies – and what to do if you’re affected



  • Ukraine war: Kremlin’s campaign of misinformation keeps Kyiv and its allies guessing



  • Prime Minister’s Quarrelling



  • Majority of Britons think UK should maintain support for Ukraine



  • How those who want to divide us use language to stoke violence



  • Rainforest offset credits likely to be “phantom credits”



  • COVID-19: A potential second winter wave?



  • WHO: New COVID-19 guidelines on masks, treatments and patient care



  • UK government and monarchy must apologise for slavery – Barbados ambassador



  • UK government urged to honour its pledge to the families of Afghan refugees



  • WHO urges China to provide more details about its COVID outbreak



  • Boris Johnson set to publish a memoir of his time as Prime Minister



  • Teachers vote overwhelmingly to strike



  • NHS crisis: Underlying problems are starting to be addressed



  • Starmer: SNP and Tories using Gender Recognition Bill for political advantage



  • Decade of progress on making England’s homes safer threatened by austerity and the pandemic



  • Why a faint line on a COVID-19 test does not necessarily mean that you are no longer infectious



  • MEPs issue formal request to grill EU Commission president von der Leyen over COVID vaccine contracts



  • How anti-vaccine misinformation hampers the conversation about genuine vaccine injuries



  • UK avoiding a technical recession, not broader economic malaise



  • These documents reveal abuses and breakdowns in rogue system of global diplomacy



  • Why 2023 is a make-or-break year for Keir Starmer’s Labour party



  • How COVID-19 actively suppresses and evades your immune system — Part 1



  • Rishi Sunak’s new law could force workers to break strikes



  • How the soap opera around Prince Harry’s memoir will affect the royal brand



  • Fragile Democracy



  • Another Brexit year begins



  • Brazil: Swift and robust response to the insurrection highlights the strength of democracy



  • Never take Democracy for granted



  • Democracy under attack in Brazil: 5 questions about the storming of Congress and the role of the military



  • UK Politics: Tweedledrear and Tweedletrump



  • The 2023 election calendar has some big ones



  • Six common COVID myths busted by a virologist and a public health expert



  • Simple arithmetic with Rishi Sunak



  • Politicians are getting older – shutting young people out of decision-making around the world



  • Where is the next COVID variant, pi?



  • January 6 US Capitol attack: Deep state conspiracies haven’t gone away



  • Kevin McCarthy: Why Republicans are preventing their own leader from becoming US speaker



  • PMP’s Person of The Year 2022



  • Putin’s plan to stop Ukraine turning to the west has failed – Support for Nato is at an all-time high



  • The long-term effects of austerity last for generations



  • At Lula’s inauguration, did Bolsonaro ‘eat the last cannibal’?



  • Pelé was ensnared by ‘Brazilian-style racism’ but stood firm as dictatorship tried to keep him playing



  • What do politicians really think of economists?



  • Brexit is slowly being discredited, but there’s still a long way to go



  • Why aren’t children allowed to vote?



  • COVID in 2023 and beyond – Why virus trends are more difficult to predict three years on



  • Voter suppression: How democracies around the world are using new rules to make it harder to vote



  • 70 years of data suggest the Conservatives will suffer a big defeat at the next election



  • He’ll be Congressman, not congressman-ish



  • Matt Hancock’s Pandemic Diaries and the history of the redemptive memoir



  • Calling politicians ‘clowns’ is a disservice to clowns



  • REVEALED: The names of those who referred COVID testing firms into the “VIP” lane



  • Christmas should be cancelled in December and moved to February 7



  • Three leadership qualities that Elon Musk’s replacement as Twitter’s CEO will need to have



  • Post-Brexit Britain: A country broken by lies



  • ‘It’s like being in a warzone’ – A&E nurses open up about the emotional cost of working on the NHS frontline



  • Why ambulance workers in England and Wales are going on strike



  • Twitter has been important for disability activism – That’s being lost under Elon Musk



  • World Cup 2022: Who won the prize for ‘soft power’?



  • Oyster farm under threat from sewage dumping



  • Asylum claim rejections show the UK government has little understanding of what people are fleeing – and it’s costing lives



  • Universal free school meals would make a huge difference to the cost-of-living crisis



  • There is a better Brexit strategy available to Labour



  • What we know about new omicron variant BF.7



  • Six reasons Britain’s impending voter ID law is a bad idea



  • Tory donor’s company awarded £4.5 million Government contract to take care of a mountain of unusable PPE waste



  • UK strikes: Why the government must start mediating talks, according to negotiation experts



  • Electric vehicles: If the UK is serious about being a major player, here’s what needs to happen



  • Our politics is incapable of responding to the failure of Brexit



  • If Trump is waning, what are his options?



  • Mother of teenage girl who took her own life after watching disturbing content online is pleading for change



  • Is Labour’s vision of a New Britain any different to the Tories’ levelling up?



  • Why bullying in politics is a matter of democracy



  • Winter of discontent: How similar is today’s situation?



  • Investigation into the B̶r̶e̶x̶i̶t̶ UNBOXED festival



  • Biden Rail



  • The inevitable backlash



  • The Brexit silence is breaking



  • Trust in UK politics has taken a hit after recent chaos – and historical data suggests only a change of government can fix it



  • Nurses’ strike is about more than pay – It’s about ensuring good care



  • Chinese protests are about more than COVID – Student discontent has fuelled the biggest movement since Tiananmen Square



  • UK supreme court rules Scotland cannot call a second independence referendum – the decision explained



  • Britain is failing the Aid and Reconstruction Complex



  • Donald Trump may or may not go away but Trumpism will remain



  • Things everyone should know about COVID-19 (Part 2: Transmission & Protection)



  • Long COVID stigma may encourage people to hide the condition



  • Why UK universities are going on strike



  • Bird flu: UK is seeing its largest ever outbreak – which may prove particularly deadly for wild birds



  • Generational Gerrymandering? New voter ID requirements will disenfranchise young people



  • Labour’s same old waffle on Lords reform



  • Erratic Elon



  • UK-France migration deal: How does Brexit factor into the plan to stop small boats?



  • How Canada plans to break records with its new refugee targets



  • An indictment wouldn’t end Trump’s run for the presidency – He could even campaign or serve from a jail cell



  • Things everyone should know about COVID-19 (Part 1: Immune System)



  • Why COP27 should be the last of these pointless corporate love-ins



  • Twitter and Elon Musk: Why free speech absolutism threatens human rights



  • How measuring attitudes to climate change could speed up the global response



  • It’s Brexit, stupid



  • Britain’s energy price cap left many people confused – especially Conservative voters



  • Journalist arrests during climate protests show how the demonisation of protest threatens us all



  • Resignation honours — What are they, why are they so controversial and can the system ever be changed?



  • Wear a mask in public — Successive COVID infections increase health risks, new study



  • Just Stop Oil, Rupert Murdoch and the M25 protest



  • Creating a spectacle around people seeking asylum generates fear and chaos, not solutions



  • Can’t pay? Won’t pay!



  • Why some people think fascism is the greatest expression of democracy ever invented



  • Post-election thoughts



  • COP27: A year on from the Glasgow climate pact, the world is burning more fossil fuels than ever



  • The state we are in 2022



  • Deadline looms for new Environment Secretary to respond to legal challenge against sewage dumping



  • Zero deforestation in the Amazon is now possible



  • China-bashing is being used to normalise mass-disability and loss of life



  • COP27: Five things to expect from this year’s UN climate summit



  • Braverman’s brutal Britain



  • Goodbye Elon, goodbye.



  • Britain and Belgium: Asylum crises as Albania slams the UK ‘madhouse’



  • Elon Musk insists he had “no choice” but to fire Twitter employees



  • Midterms: Growing number of Americans believe political violence is acceptable



  • Just Stop Oil joined thousands demanding a general election and action on the cost of living crisis



  • Why Meta’s share price collapse is good news for the future of social media



  • Business twit



  • Suella Braverman’s colour-coded stance... all red, white and blue



  • Enter Sunak, the fifth Brexit Prime Minister



  • Is it legitimate for the Conservatives to continue in government without an election?



  • This Halloween... trick or debt?



  • Scottish independence: How Nicola Sturgeon’s pledge to rejoin the EU could impact a referendum vote



  • MPs call for investigation into misuse of funds by a 55 Tufton Street charity



  • Prime Minister Rishi Sunak: Who is he and how did he end up with the top job in British politics?



  • Do not ignore COVID, experts say



  • Rishi Sunak: Best of a bad bunch?



  • Do radical protests turn the public away from a cause?



  • The five causes of Liz Truss’s downfall explained



  • The Tory lettuceship contest



  • Why Liz Truss finally lost control of MPs



  • Liz Truss becomes the shortest-serving UK Prime Minister



  • Liz Truss’s government spewed hate about everyone, including tofu-eating people like me



  • What happened in the night of Westminster chaos that triggered the PM’s resignation?



  • Is Liz Truss really a symbol of Western democratic resilience as China crowns Xi Jinping?



  • Glaciers in the Alps are melting faster than ever – and 2022 was their worst summer yet



  • The best hope lies in this government’s hopelessness



  • Liz Truss is now a case study in poor leadership



  • Liz Truss and the best of British robotic libertarianism



  • Why the ‘energy price cap’ is confusing



  • This could open the door to fracking



  • Liz Truss puts Britain on course to an uncivil war



  • No child should be given access to that type of content



  • The UK’s Homes for Ukraine scheme is failing both refugees and their hosts



  • World Cup 2022: Qatar’s frantic countdown to a football tournament full of controversy



  • Cognitive biases and brain biology help explain why facts don’t change minds



  • Liz Truss’s unoriginal, unedifying and outdated plan for ‘Growth. Growth. Growth.’



  • What to do if your supplier takes you to court



  • Preparing to win the next UK General Election



  • Proof it’s the Supreme Court of ideology not a Supreme Court of law



  • It’s not your dads’ GOP anymore, and never will be again



  • Iran: ‘Hijab’ protests challenge the legitimacy of the Islamic Republic



  • The week the wheels came off the Brexit Britain bus