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For 11 fateful days in March, the government ignored the best coronavirus advice, says public health professor Helen Ward

How coronavirus changed the world in three months

For 11 fateful days in March, the government ignored the best coronavirus advice, says public health professor Helen Ward

Call for investigation into ‘possible misuse of funds’ by senior officials on party’s right wing

Anti-Corbyn Labour officials worked to lose general election to oust leader, leaked dossier finds

Call for investigation into ‘possible misuse of funds’ by senior officials on party’s right wing

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Boris Johnson says claims he lied to Queen are 'absolutely not' true

The PM has denied lying to the Queen over the suspension of parliament, insisting such claims were ‘absolutely not’ true. The allegation that Johnson might h...

Former Conservative candidate guilty of election fraud in Norwich City Council election | Crime | Eastern Daily Press

Norwich Conservative candidate guilty of election fraud

A former Conservative Norwich City Council election candidate has been fined £300 after he admitted three counts of election fraud.

Repeal the Vagrancy Act to treat the homeless with respect - Reaction

Repeal the Vagrancy Act to treat the homeless with respect - Reaction

Rough sleeping is on the rise in the UK, up 15% from 2016 to 2017. Thousands of people are now … Continue reading "Repeal the Vagrancy Act to treat the homeless with respect"

From ERG to Arrrghhhh.

Five Sundays to Brexit – cartoon

A few short steps from Jacob Rees-Mogg to no deal

(20) Archie Woodrow on Twitter: "absolutely gone at the former leader of the welsh nationalists retweeting greenwald defending corbyn in far stronger terms than any labour MP has" / Twitter

(20) Archie Woodrow on Twitter: "absolutely gone at the former leader of the welsh nationalists retweeting greenwald defending corbyn in far stronger terms than any labour MP has" / Twitter

Boris Johnson's US trade deal will make Britain a paradise for disaster capitalists | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian

Boris Johnson's US trade deal will make Britain a paradise for disaster capitalists | George Monbiot

Chlorinated chicken is just the start. The government intends to rip down food standards, public services and public protections, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

At last, a law to stop almost anyone from doing almost anything | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian

At last, a law to stop almost anyone from doing almost anything | George Monbiot

George Monbiot: Protesters, buskers, preachers, the young: all could end up with 'ipnas'. Of course, if you're rich, you have nothing to fear

The trespass trap: this new law could make us strangers in our own land | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian

The trespass trap: this new law could make us strangers in our own land | George Monbiot

The trespass trap: this new law could make us strangers in our own land | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian

Arise, Sir Iain Duncan Smith – the man whose welfare reforms shame Britain | Faiza Shaheen | Opinion | The Guardian

Arise, Sir Iain Duncan Smith – the man whose welfare reforms shame Britain | Faiza Shaheen

I’ve seen the suffering caused by his universal credit scheme. This knighthood lays bare our country’s moral bankruptcy, says former Labour candidate Faiza Shaheen

The Tories do have policies. They just don’t want you to know what they are | Owen Jones | Opinion | The Guardian

The Tories do have policies. They just don’t want you to know what they are | Owen Jones

The mantra of getting Brexit done distracts from their true aim, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones

General election 2019: Labour launches 'radical' manifesto - BBC News

General election 2019: Labour launches 'radical' manifesto

The party promises to renationalise key industries, end tuition fees and scrap a rise in the pension age.

Fury as decision on police inquiry into PM shelved until after election | Politics | The Guardian

Fury as decision on police watchdog inquiry into PM shelved until after election

Labour ‘shocked’ as police watchdog freezes investigation into Jennifer Arcuri scandal

Labour will restore legal aid so all citizens have access to justice – not just the rich | Richard Burgon | Opinion | The Guardian

Labour will restore legal aid so all citizens have access to justice – not just the rich | Richard Burgon

Justice is the forgotten pillar of the welfare state, says the shadow secretary of state for justice Richard Burgon MP

Labour's minimum wage plans are more radical than the Tories - but you wouldn't think that from the reporting

Labour's minimum wage plans are more radical than the Tories - but you wouldn't think that from the reporting

The London Economic | Labour's minimum wage plans are more radical than the Tories - but you wouldn't think that from the reporting | Opinion