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Boris Johnson in final push to ram through Brexit deal

21/10/2019 • 20:06 Politics The Guardian  

PM will seek to win two crucial votes on Tuesday in bid to leave EU by 31 October deadline Boris Johnson will make a final bid on Tuesday to force …

Watchdog to investigate suicide monitoring of benefit claimants after ministers refuse to publish data

21/10/2019 • 18:40 Politics The Independent  

Exclusive: National Audit Office to demand information from DWP on 'serious and important' issue after ministers refuse to provide figures on how many …

Deborah Orr death: Tributes pour in for 'brilliant, edgy' columnist and Independent contributor

21/10/2019 • 18:25 Politics The Independent  

Praised as being 'The Independent at its finest' and 'a brilliant and original thinker', the Scots writer was a pioneering voice for women and social …

Labour MPs who help Boris Johnson to victory will not be forgiven | Polly Toynbee

21/10/2019 • 18:03 Politics The Guardian  

If they back the prime minister’s Brexit deal, Labour politicians will be blamed for each act he passes, each budget turn of the screw Get it done! …

Martin Rowson on Boris Johnson pushing a second vote on his deal – cartoon

21/10/2019 • 18:00 Politics The Guardian  

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The Guardian view on repatriating James Joyce’s remains: Dublin should tread carefully | Editorial

21/10/2019 • 17:25 Politics The Guardian  

The literary exile’s complicated relationship with Ireland inspired works of genius. Wherever he rests, that intimate connection is what counts “Do …

Samira Ahmed takes BBC to court over claims she was paid less than male colleagues

21/10/2019 • 17:12 Politics The Independent  

'We are extremely concerned to see another equal pay case at the BBC and we understand that Samira Ahmed is not alone,' says …

Sajid Javid refuses to assess economic dangers of Brexit plan

21/10/2019 • 17:06 Politics The Guardian  

Chancellor accused of believing ‘evidence is superfluous to good policy making’ Latest Brexit news - live updates Sajid Javid has rebuffed MPs’ …

How a Tory Brexit could finally unite Britain’s workers | Zoe Williams

21/10/2019 • 16:51 Politics The Guardian  

Boris Johnson’s deal is such a threat to workplace rights, and will affect so many, that an energised resistance is inevitable It is not unreasonable …

Brexit: what just happened? And what happens next?

21/10/2019 • 16:43 Politics The Guardian  

Speaker blocking second Brexit deal debate plays into PM’s ‘people v parliament’ narrative Yet another potential crunch day for Brexit in the Commons …

The UK press is reducing Brexit to a crude soap opera, ignoring the real story | Owen Jones

21/10/2019 • 16:13 Politics The Guardian  

Britain is on the brink of devastating upheaval – its media should focus on explanation and scrutiny, not personalities and gossip A healthy democracy …

Sketch: Meaningful Vote Four? Bercow says no

21/10/2019 • 16:13 Politics The Independent  

John Bercow, may have finally ended the Meaningful Vote franchise, the least enjoyable multi-part series in cultural …

In Court 73 Lord Justice Ward gave his ruling: Mary has a right to life, but no 'right to be alive'

21/10/2019 • 15:55 Politics The Independent  

There was, quite disgustingly, some rather more prosaic business to be completed yesterday in court 73 of the courts of British justice, before Lord …

Deborah Orr: Why was this unstable and messed-up man left largely to fend for himself?

21/10/2019 • 15:54 Politics The Independent  

Only one thing seems certain. The guilty verdict delivered against Barry George, now sentenced to life imprisonment for the killing of Jill Dando, was …

John Bercow denies Boris Johnson second vote on Brexit deal

21/10/2019 • 15:18 Politics The Guardian  

Speaker rules it would be ‘repetitive and disorderly’ for MPs to vote again on deal Latest Brexit news – live updates Boris Johnson has been denied …

Milton Keynes stabbings: Masked gate-crashers 'targeted' boys in double murder at house party, police believe

21/10/2019 • 14:57 Politics The Independent  

Friends and family pay tributes to two 17-year-olds killed in 'senseless' …

Labour has been united by an awful Brexit deal – no threats or ‘Stalinist purges’ in sight | Rachel Shabi

21/10/2019 • 14:09 Politics The Guardian  

Johnson’s proposal is so damaging to the party’s core issue of workers’ rights that it need not worry about rebel MPs In the social media swirl …

Northern Ireland: Women who suffered under abortion law celebrate 'historic' decriminalisation

21/10/2019 • 13:13 Politics The Independent  

'Finally, our human rights are being brought into the 21st century,' says …

UK population set to rise by 3 million in next decade due to net migration increases

21/10/2019 • 13:05 Politics The Independent  

And major changes needed to care for ageing citizenry, charity …

Sadiq Khan to fight government attempt to water down green policies

21/10/2019 • 12:31 Politics The Guardian  

Exclusive: mayor to reject changes to his London Plan which aims to protect green belt and stop Heathrow expansion The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, …