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Boris Johnson’s ‘crime fighting’ crusade is mere posturing | Simon Jenkins

12/08/2019 • 10:11 Politics The Guardian  

The prime minister is vowing to tackle crime, even as it falls. It’s just a ruse to distract from the grim realities of Brexit The most pressing issue …

Do you know which 2020 Democratic forerunners are hawks, and which doves? | Tyler Bellstrom

12/08/2019 • 10:00 Politics The Guardian  

It’s time for a real debate on foreign policy among Democratic candidates so we know who stands for what In a world where the United States is …

British diplomats to pull out from EU decision-making meetings within days

12/08/2019 • 09:28 Politics The Guardian  

Critics say No 10 move to quit bloc’s institutional structures leaves UK blindsided British diplomats will pull out from the EU’s institutional …

Secret Brexit legislation around environmental protections 'must be revealed by government'

12/08/2019 • 08:37 Politics The Independent  

'Releasing information for public scrutiny is a key pillar of our democracy,' says …

Labour exploring rapid no-confidence vote in PM in early September

12/08/2019 • 08:22 Politics The Guardian  

Shadow home secretary says MPs need to act quickly after recess to avert no-deal Brexit Diane Abbott has indicated Labour could be planning a rapid …

Cheshire stabbing: Two arrested after man killed outside Widnes pub

12/08/2019 • 06:04 Politics The Independent  

Police dispatch extra patrols to area amid concern from nearby …

Railway ticket barriers could be no more as tech giants develop ways to sense when we're travelling by our smartphones

12/08/2019 • 03:52 Politics The Independent  

All change for ticket-checking as we know it as technology is developed to sense who is on a train by their …

Children lured into crime by 'chicken shop gangs' offering free food

12/08/2019 • 03:52 Politics The Independent  

Children as young as seven being targeted by gangs to sell …

Labour demands review into grouse shooting over environmental damage concerns

11/08/2019 • 20:59 Politics The Independent  

Call coincides with start of annual four-month-long grouse shooting …

Man charged with attempted murder after police officer run over

11/08/2019 • 20:39 Politics The Independent  

A 29-year-old man has been charged with the attempted murder of a traffic officer who was run over by a suspected car thief, West Midlands Police have …

Brexit: MPs plot to rewrite Commons rulebook to prevent Boris Johnson forcing through no deal

11/08/2019 • 19:13 Politics The Independent  

Exclusive: 'If we have a populist in government who is flouting convention and acting in a way that bypasses the sovereignty of parliament, parliament …

Brexit: Varadkar warns Boris Johnson there will be no renegotiation on Irish backstop ahead of crunch meeting

11/08/2019 • 17:57 Politics The Independent  

Mr Varadkar's office said there would be no movement on the Irish backstop and the Taoiseach's position 'has repeatedly been made …

The Guardian view on stop and search: not a solution | Editorial

11/08/2019 • 17:41 Politics The Guardian  

The prime minister is positioning himself as tough on crime. The government should address the root causes instead Eight years ago this month, when …

Ben Jennings on Sajid Javid's plans for a 50p Brexit coin – cartoon

11/08/2019 • 17:36 Politics The Guardian  

Chancellor has asked officials to look at producing new money for mass circulation Continue reading... …

Is the Queen remainers’ secret weapon? Don’t bet on it | Matthew d’Ancona

11/08/2019 • 15:47 Politics The Guardian  

It’s much more likely that the courts will decide whether Boris Johnson can delay an election until after Brexit day In the preface to The Audience , …

It’s not extreme to want to leave the EU on 31 October, come what may | Gisela Stuart

11/08/2019 • 15:15 Politics The Guardian  

Politicians have grossly mishandled the Brexit process. Leaving, without a deal if necessary, is the only way to move forward The paths we have chosen …

I’m calling for a cabinet of women to stop a disastrous no-deal Brexit | Caroline Lucas

11/08/2019 • 15:00 Politics The Guardian  

Female cooperation was vital to the Paris climate agreement and bringing peace to Northern Ireland. We can stop no deal It is hard to remember a …

Police warn people mocking convicted drug dealer's hairstyle they could be prosecuted

11/08/2019 • 14:53 Politics The Independent  

Gwent Police used 21-year-old's mugshot in bid to track him …

Sadiq Khan backs British slavery museum to challenge racism

11/08/2019 • 14:50 Politics The Guardian  

Exclusive: UK’s role in slave trade demonstrates need for museum, says London’s mayor Sadiq Khan has endorsed proposals for a British slavery museum …

UK weather forecast: Severe storm warning as downpour threatens power cuts and transport delays

11/08/2019 • 14:41 Politics The Independent  

Parts of the UK experienced almost a month's worth of rain across the last two days - with more predicted to …