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Gordon Brown: Scots see that English values aren’t all about ‘toffs and Brexit’

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Scots recognise that English values are more aligned with Gareth Southgate and Marcus Rashford than “toffs and Brexit”, Gordon Brown has said. The former prime minister has launched polling results which indicate a si...

Tory values? Urination, urination, urination

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Did the Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen cultivate lagoons of urine in his rural Leicestershire constituency? In 2014, the Environment Agency claimed lagoons at the Measham depot of his vegetable packaging and distribut...

Fredo: Independence Day review – a stark, sombre return to core values

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The second Fredo album in the space of six months begins in portentous style. There’s a reading of an extract from an 1852 speech given by the former slave and abolitionist Frederick Douglass – a speech that contraste...

Two leaders of very different Catholic values

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I suspect that many left-leaning Roman Catholics regard the fact that Boris Johnson is Britain’s first Catholic prime minister as more a matter of regret than pride, and certainly not “a watershed moment” for the nati...

Cameron Bancroft on the ball-tampering scandal: ‘I lost control of my values’

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Cameron Bancroft is out of quarantine and, after being “brutally cold” on his arrival in Durham last week, the Australian batsman is beginning to thaw out and open up to another season of English county cricket. “I wo...

Grosvenor Group posts pre-tax loss in 2020 as property values slide

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The Duke of Westminster’s property company, Grosvenor Group, swung to a pre-tax loss in 2020, its worst performance since 2008, but still paid a £47bn dividend to the duke’s family and its trusts. The privately-owned ...

Value(s) by Mark Carney review – call for a new kind of economics

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If 25 years ago anyone had suggested that one of the world’s most prominent ex-central bankers would launch an intellectual broadside at free market fundamentalism for shredding the values on which good societies and ...

Hong Kong: G7 calls on China to end ‘oppression’ of democratic values

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US and others condemn move to allow only those loyal to Beijing to serve in Hong Kong’s parliamentForeign ministers in the G7 group of nations, including the United States, have expressed grave concerns at what they s...