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No 10 refuses to comment on PM's views of racial IQ

17/02/2020 • 12:40 Politics The Guardian  

Move comes after hiring of new adviser who said black people have lower average IQs Boris Johnson’s spokesman has refused to say whether the prime …

Kate Forbes appointed Scotland's first female finance secretary

17/02/2020 • 12:22 Politics The Guardian  

Reshuffle, forced by Derek Mackay’s exit, means seven of 12 cabinet members are women Nicola Sturgeon has appointed Kate Forbes as Scotland’s first …

Shamima Begum says her 'world fell apart' after losing UK citizenship

17/02/2020 • 12:20 Politics The Guardian  

In first interview since losing appeal the 20 year old said she was not surprised by Javid’s decision Shamima Begum has said her “whole world fell …

Female domestic abuse survivors '44 per cent more likely' to die from any cause

17/02/2020 • 11:52 Politics The Independent  

'We believe that it is likely due to the effects of acute and chronic stress,' says report …

Storm Dennis: Woman presumed dead after being swept away in flood water

17/02/2020 • 10:56 Politics The Independent  

A woman has been presumed dead after being swept away by floods during Storm Dennis, according to …

Storm Dennis: flood defences working well, environment secretary says

17/02/2020 • 08:59 Politics The Guardian  

George Eustice defends both new infrastructure and PM’s absence from affected areas The environment secretary has defended the government’s record on …

Caroline Flack told police she would kill herself after alleged attack on boyfriend

17/02/2020 • 08:26 Politics The Independent  

Love Island presenter 'will be forever in our hearts', ITV …

Wild beavers reduce flood risk and boost wildlife, study finds

17/02/2020 • 07:07 Politics The Independent  

Findings are culmination of five-year study of first licensed release of beavers into wild in England in more than 400 …

UK universities face pressure to reform admissions process

17/02/2020 • 06:00 Politics The Guardian  

Exclusive: minority candidates complain of poor careers advice and time-consuming process British universities are taking a hard look at changes to …

Exclusive: 'red wall' voters want fairer not more punitive taxes – study

17/02/2020 • 06:00 Politics The Guardian  

Survey finds ex-Labour supporters support modest tax hikes and closure of loopholes Former Labour voters in “red wall” seats want to see Boris …

Calls for Tory aide to be sacked over 'enforced contraception' remarks

16/02/2020 • 20:41 Politics The Guardian  

Labour condemns Andrew Sabisky’s views on pregnancy, race and women’s sport Labour is calling for the immediate sacking of a Tory adviser over his …

The Guardian view on apprenticeships: failing the young | Editorial

16/02/2020 • 18:43 Politics The Guardian  

By turning their attention to the muddle surrounding on-the-job training, ministers could prove ‘levelling up’ is more than a slogan That the …

Ben Jennings on Dominic Cummings' plans to axe BBC licence fee — cartoon

16/02/2020 • 18:29 Politics The Guardian  

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Politicians condemn press intrusion after Caroline Flack's death

16/02/2020 • 18:27 Politics The Guardian  

ITV says Sunday’s Love Island will not be broadcast as calls mount for regulation of traditional and social media Politicians have condemned press …

Britain and EU will 'rip each other apart' during trade talks, France warns

16/02/2020 • 17:53 Politics The Independent  

Foreign minister says it will be tough to reach agreement by December …

McDonnell and Starmer show split on Labour's Brexit stance

16/02/2020 • 16:56 Politics The Guardian  

Shadow chancellor says party was caught in a ‘vice’ while Starmer insists policy was right A sharp split has emerged between the two chief architects …

Storm Dennis: Heathrow plane lanes almost sideways in fierce crosswinds

16/02/2020 • 16:20 Politics The Independent  

Strong winds and heavy rain hit UK for second weekend in a …

This government threatens the heart of the BBC | Jane Martinson

16/02/2020 • 16:17 Politics The Guardian  

We urgently need to protect the corporation from No 10’s obsession with ending public broadcasting Over the past seven years, there has been one …

Storm Dennis: Man dies after falling in river in Wales, police say

16/02/2020 • 15:42 Politics The Independent  

Situation in south of country said to be 'life-threatening' amid widespread flooding and severe …

UK's first community-based drug testing reveals quarter of illegal substances are missold

16/02/2020 • 15:41 Politics The Independent  

Pop-up labs in Bristol and Durham test 170 'substances of concern' submitted by members of …