04 May 2021
“These were always going to be difficult elections for us. We’re not expecting miracles on Thursday night.” Those were the words of Labour’s shadow foreign secretary Lisa Nandy on Sunday—at the end of a week of scandal and crisis for the Tories.
27 April 2021
The most interesting thing about the Tory sleaze scandal is not the Boris Johnson vs Dominic Cummings grudge match, enjoyable though that is. Everyone knows these are two thoroughly unscrupulous and unpleasant individuals.
26 April 2021
“Let the bodies pile high in their thousands.” That was what Tory prime minister Boris Johnson said in response to the idea that there could be further lockdowns.
20 April 2021
As world Covid-19 deaths pass three million, India is in the grip of a terrible new wave of the virus. Other countries governed by the hard right face a similar situation, says Yuri Prasad
05 April 2021
The Tories plan to further ease lockdown measures across England from next week.
02 April 2021
The long awaited Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report suggests “claims of institutional racism not borne out”.
30 March 2021
A major easing of lockdown restrictions took place in England this week. People can now meet with others from different households outdoors. Outdoor sports restarted and the “stay at home” rule was lifted.