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July 2018 articles

As the government creaks alarmingly under the weight of Brexit, it may seem odd – if not downright contrarian – to kickstart [...]

23 July

With our government deeply occupied with Brexit negotiations, you’d think that there couldn’t be a worse time for the NHS [...]

23 July

Prime Minister Theresa May will today hold the first ever Cabinet meeting in the north east of England, in a bid to convince [...]

23 July

The silly season is upon us, that time of year when the news agenda slows and serious reportage finds itself usurped by tales [...]

22 July
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Brexit secretary Dominic Raab today warned a “no deal” Brexit is possible if talks fall through by October even as Prime [...]

22 July
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Newly appointed Brexit secretary Dominic Raab today claimed that "80 per cent" of the EU withdrawal agreement had already been [...]

22 July
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President Donald Trump has suggested that his former lawyer was acting illegally when he recorded a conversation between the [...]

21 July
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Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has today launched a nationwide tour aimed at shining a light on the impact of Tory austerity [...]

21 July
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Michel Barnier has effectively cut down Theresa May's hoped-for customs deal - but indicated there may be some wiggle room on [...]

20 July
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Michel Barnier will this morning give EU27 ministers his verdict on the UK's Brexit white paper, ahead of revealing whether [...]

20 July
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The Public Accounts Committee has today published a report slamming the government’s £1.2bn court reform project. [...]

20 July
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Donald Trump has said he will meet with Vladimir Putin again later this year, and has extended an invitation for the Russian [...]

20 July
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Could it be a bad thing that young people today are behaving more ‘sensibly’ than past generations? [...]

20 July
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I was asked on a podcast this week if capitalism and communism can co-exist. [...]

20 July
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The number of over-65s in the UK is forecast to increase by nearly 50 per cent to 17.3m by 2037, and the number of over-85s [...]

20 July
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