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Our democracy will be impoverished if MPs are too scared to do their jobs

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The ornate black gates that loom at the mouth of Downing Street were designed to look as though they have guarded the entrance for centuries. In truth, their installation was a relatively recent event in the history o...

El anfitrión de Cop26 necesita ser un maestro en diplomacia. Desafortunadamente, es Boris Johnson

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La reina no se divierte. “Solo sabemos de las personas que no vienen,"Se escuchó decir al monarca. “Es muy irritante cuando hablan, pero no lo hacen ". No es la asistencia a una fiesta de Buck House lo que yo ....

Como todos los cultos, La borisología se desprende de la realidad y está destinada a acabar mal

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El conservador & El partido unionista ya no existe. Ha dejado de ser. Ha expirado y ha ido a encontrarse con su creador.. Ha pateado el cubo, se apartó de su envoltura mortal, corrió por la cortina y se unió al coro invisib ...

Tory triumphalism will anger voters facing empty shelves and a fuel famine

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If a week is a long time in politics, 24 months is an eternity. Tories are gathering in Manchester highly conscious that their party last met for an in-person conference two tumultuous years ago. Since he last strutte...

Sir Keir Starmer is under pressure to deliver the performance of his life

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That legendary philosopher of time Joe Strummer once said: “The future is unwritten.” This quote from The Clash frontman makes a surprise appearance on page 21 of the essay published in the name of Sir Keir Starmer in...

Tories repelled by Johnson can help the Lib Dems knock down the blue wall

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The world is hanging on every word from the virtual conference of Britain’s Liberal Democrats this weekend, as no one ever said. The Lib Dems are accustomed to being mocked when they are not simply ignored, but they h...

Boris Johnson’s generation game: the young and poor pay for the old and rich

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Reforming Britain’s creaking provision of social care has long been treated as a political “third rail”: an issue so charged that no politician dare touch it for fear that their reputation and popularity will be elect...

With the US becoming a less reliable ally, Britain needs to make friends in Europe

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After the rout, the recriminations. British fingers furiously jab at the Americans for a shaming scuttle from Kabul that will embolden the west’s adversaries. Sir John Major yesterday called the withdrawal of western ...

Por que Boris Johnson se está volviendo paranoico y resentido con Rishi Sunak

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El primer ministro ha cimentado su reputación como un par de manos descuidadas y el líder de la oposición ha luchado por hacer oír su voz.. Solo hay un político británico de alto rango que ha superado la pa ....

El Reino Unido global de Boris Johnson es expuesto como impotente y sin amigos por Afganistán

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Cuando un Joe Biden recién elegido tuvo su primera conversación telefónica transatlántica con Boris Johnson, Número 10 se jactó de que el primer ministro estaba en la parte superior de la lista en la hoja de llamadas del nuevo presidente estadounidense. Abajo...

There’s a case for vaccine passports, but ministers are failing to make it

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Many will have heard of Typhoid Mary, but fewer will know her full story – or her real name. That was Mary Mallon, an Irish-born cook who worked for affluent families in the New York City area in the early years of th...

The Queen had a lucky escape from Boris Johnson’s ‘sod it’ attitude to Covid

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Right at the beginning of the pandemic, there was intense concern among officials about the health of one elderly female. I was subsequently told by a very senior figure that there was “a lot of worry” the Queen could...

Big build-up, drum roll, then the speech. Is that all there is to Boris Johnson’s levelling up?

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In the first flush of his 2019 election triumph, Boris Johnson stood outside Number 10 and flourished a promise to “unite and level up” the country. He likes this theme so much that he has returned to it repeatedly. I...

This England team aren’t playing for the Tories’ version of the country

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When the men of England last won a significant international football tournament (you may know that this was 55 hace años que), the official mascot was called World Cup Willie, a cartoon lion sporting a union jack footbal...

If this were an ethical government, Matt Hancock would have gone instantly

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At his most recent audience with the Queen, Boris Johnson assured her that the health secretary was “full of beans”. That’s not all Matt Hancock is full of, but one thing he has none of is credibility. Even he eventua...

Johnson’s riding high, Starmer’s in the ditch… but how much longer will it last?

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Did Boris Johnson do something incredibly clever in December of last year and did Sir Keir Starmer do something extremely stupid? You might think so if you look at graphs of their approval ratings. It is to around abo...

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