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Johnson’s political weakness leaves climate agenda at risk, sê kampvegters

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The government’s climate agenda is under threat as Boris Johnson’s popularity slumps, according to green campaigners who work closely with the Conservative party. As the prime minister faces further lockdown party all...

‘It’s a huge political albatross’: Guantánamo Bay, 20 jare aan

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Aan 4 Januarie 2002, Brig Gen Michael Lehnert received an urgent deployment order. He would take a small force of marines and sailors and build a prison camp in the US-run military enclave on Cuba’s south coast, Guantán...

Don’t surrender BBC in face of political attacks, Melvyn Bragg urges

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The government’s politically motivated attacks on the BBC are part of a general abasement of British institutions in recent years, the broadcaster Melvyn Bragg has warned, as he called for the corporation to be protec...

Sports stars can no longer plead ignorance. They have political power and must use it

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Sport is politics. There is no question about that at the beginning of the year when the Winter Olympics are taking place in Beijing and the World Cup in Qatar. You only have to open the newspaper these days. The Fran...

NI peace architect accuses Boris Johnson of ‘casual political vandalism’

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One of the architects of the Northern Ireland peace deal has said Boris Johnson and the former Brexit minister Lord Frost have risked “all the work” the previous generation of politicians put into the Belfast Good Fri...

It’s not the police’s job to shut down political debate. They should stick to solving crime

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A man gets a call from a police officer. He is told that, while he has done nothing criminal, his social media posts have offended someone, so the police have recorded them as a non-crime hate incident that may show u...

Sebastian Coe calls political boycott of Winter Olympics ‘meaningless’

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Sebastian Coe has doubled down on his insistence that boycotting the Beijing Winter Olympics over China’s human rights record and treatment of the tennis star Peng Shuai would be a mistake, and says that dialogue and ...

UK’s ambassador drawn into Libyan political crisis after elections called off

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Libya’s political crisis has taken on an increasingly international dimension after the UK was accused of defending corruption and interfering in internal processes by calling for the interim government to remain in p...

Rising UK energy bills are a political headache with no cure

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You can sense the sudden political alarm in Westminster. Wat, indien enigiets, can be done to cushion the blow of higher energy bills that will hit consumers next April? It seemed until recently that ministers’ plan A wa...

PM’s Covid decision-making conditioned by new political reality

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It is not yet like the end days of Theresa May, where every cabinet decision could be seen through the prism of would-be successors positioning for the coming fight. But it is fair to say that Boris Johnson’s Covid de...

Wie kan Laura Kuenssberg as politieke redakteur van die BBC vervang?

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Laura Kuenssberg het bevestig dat sy met Paasfees as die BBC se politieke redakteur sal bedank, maar sal by die korporasie aanbly in "'n senior aanbiedings- en verslagdoeningsrol". Hier is die BBC-joernaliste wat veronderstel is om pos te wees...

From Peril to Betrayal: the year in books about Trump and other political animals

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If in recent years American politics books have been noted mainly for ephemera, in 2021 the winds of history began to blow open the doors – occasionally to devastating effect. The advent of a new administration loosen...

Raab to claim overhaul of human rights law will counter ‘political correctness’

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Dominic Raab is to outline a sweeping overhaul of human rights law that he claims will counter “wokery and political correctness” and expedite the deportation of foreign criminals. The highly controversial reforms, om...

Trump’s social media platform hits roadblocks as major political battle looms

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Donald Trump’s plan to launch “Truth Social”, a special purpose acquisitions backed social media company, early next year may have hit a roadblock after US regulators issued a request for information on the deal on Mo...

Labour’s main union backer says it will cut political funding

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Labour’s biggest funder, Unite, will cut political donations to the party and divert the money to other leftwing causes, the union’s new general secretary, Sharon Graham, gewaarsku het. In a move that could blow a hole i...

Andrew Marr to join New Statesman as chief political commentator

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Andrew Marr is to join the New Statesman magazine as its chief political commentator as part of a new chapter in the veteran broadcaster’s career after his departure from the BBC. Marr announced last month he was leav...

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