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The Tories fall apart over Brexit—now break their rule

26 February 2019
Cracks in ­establishment politics are turning into chasms

The Troublemaker—Spy chief quit after cops found abuser’s reference

26 February 2019
The former boss of spook ­headquarters GCHQ resigned his post after police investigators found that he gave a character reference in support of a paedophile priest who went on to re-offend.

Benefit rules broken in Jodey Whiting’s death

26 February 2019
The government breached its rules over its treatment of a disabled benefit claimant who killed herself after her payments were stopped.

No concessions to breakaway MPs and slurs about antisemitism

22 February 2019
The resignation of two more Labour MPs this week are designed to pile further pressure on Jeremy Corbyn.

Don't let loser May keep going

19 February 2019
Theresa May warned MPs that “history will judge us all” in a desperate bid to blackmail them into supporting her Brexit deal on Monday.

Another defeat for May—but Labour needs clear left vision for Brexit and resistance

14 February 2019
Theresa May found another way to lose a vote in parliament over Brexit on Thursday

Threats to China show Tory Williamson’s puffed up imperial fantasy

12 February 2019
Tory defence secretary Gavin Williamson puffed himself up this week by laying out a fantasy vision of Britain as a global power.

Philip Hammond has to spend more to ‘end austerity’

12 February 2019
Tory chancellor Philip Hammond has to spend billions more to meet his pledge to end austerity, a think tank has said.

May in crisis over EU deal as divisions get deeper for Tories

12 February 2019
Theresa May has launched another desperate bid to delay a vote on her Brexit deal.

The Troublemaker - Missing blood scandal files are latest part of a cover-up

12 February 2019
Government officials have removed hundreds of files relating to the scandal of contaminated blood used in British hospitals in the 1970s and 1980s. The files are now missing.

Labour’s Brexit plan is a mistaken concession to the bosses’ agenda

08 February 2019
Jeremy Corbyn has written to Theresa May suggesting a five-point plan to deliver Brexit. And shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said that, unless May accepts the plan, there should be a second referendum.

Brexit unity is wobbly as Theresa May seeks EU settlement

05 February 2019
Theresa May faces another tortuous twist over Brexit with headlines about her “triumphs” already turning to dust.

The Troublemaker—The secret plot to give the queen a holiday in Scotland

05 February 2019
PANIC. The queen and other senior royals will be evacuated from London in the event of riots under secret plans being drawn up by Whitehall.

Strikes over academy scam plan in Enfield

05 February 2019
NEU union members at Galliard Primary School in Enfield, north London, were set to start a two-day strike on Wednesday this week.

Tory immigration law cracks down on ‘unskilled’ migrants

29 January 2019
The new bill will come into force after Brexit and whip up division between workers. We must fight to extend freedom of movement for all, and the right to move in search for a better life

The Troublemaker—Boris Johnson pays for flight but Mr Burns goes for free

29 January 2019
Boris Johnson was happy to take a £14,000 gift in travel and hospitality from the Saudi Arabian government last autumn, which he declared in his financial interests.

May playing for time as Brexit rifts get deeper

22 January 2019
The pressure is on Theresa May after a record defeat for her Brexit deal, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

The Troublemaker—Richest 26 people have the same wealth as poorest half of the world

22 January 2019
The combined fortunes of the world’s billionaires rose by £2 billion a day last year, while 3.4 billion people were forced to survive on less than £4.27 a day each.

Theresa May survives confidence vote, but her Brexit crisis continues

16 January 2019
Theresa May’s government survived a no confidence motion on Wednesday night by the votes of 325 MPs to 306.

Theresa May’s deal defeated in record vote - now fight to get rid of the Tories

15 January 2019
The shattering defeat for Theresa May’s Brexit deal on Tuesday has to mean the end for her as prime minister and lead to an immediate general election.

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