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Half of England owned by less than 1 per cent of population, research finds

20/04/2019 • 08:33 Politics The Independent  

'If Brexit really meant 'taking back control of our country' then I'd like at least to know who owns …

Lyra McKee: Two teenagers arrested under Terrorism Act in connection with murder of investigative journalist in Derry

20/04/2019 • 07:20 Politics The Independent  

Two men aged 18 and 19 have been arrested under the Terrorism Act in connection with the murder of Lyra McKee in the Creggan area of Derry on …

Jeremy Hunt raises plight of Christians in Easter message

19/04/2019 • 23:01 Politics The Guardian  

Foreign secretary also defends austerity as Tory leadership race heats up Jeremy Hunt has raised the plight of persecuted Christians around the world …

Diane Abbott 'sincerely sorry' after drinking mojito on London Overground train

19/04/2019 • 22:17 Politics The Independent  

Shadow home secretary should 'put it in a water bottle next time', Twitter user …

Extinction Rebellion: Police accused of 'brutal' treatment of activists after officers filmed dragging protesters

19/04/2019 • 22:03 Politics The Independent  

'This aggression from the police ... is inexcusable,' activists …

Thousands of non-British women who have experienced domestic abuse in UK refused help

19/04/2019 • 21:48 Politics The Independent  

Exclusive: 'When I decided to report it to the police and spoke to a social worker, I was told that I could not get accommodation for me and my …

How would a Final Say referendum happen?

19/04/2019 • 20:59 Politics The Independent  

Analysis: As Labour members overwhelmingly back another referendum, chief political commentator John Rentoul looks at the path to a public vote on …

Haringey sex assaults: 14-year-old girl among victims of string of attacks in north London

19/04/2019 • 20:39 Politics The Independent  

Investigators believe attacks may have been carried out by a delivery driver on a …

Will Theresa May's plan for a 'Stormont veto' over the Irish border backstop help win support for her Brexit deal?

19/04/2019 • 20:37 Politics The Independent  

Analysis: The PM is desperate to convince the DUP to back her deal, but may be making promises that cannot be kept, says John …

Preston mosque: Police appeal over hate crime graffiti - 'I am absolutely disgusted'

19/04/2019 • 19:20 Politics The Independent  

'There is no place for hate in Lancashire,' says chief inspector Gary …

Wolverhampton shooting: Six-year-old injured after group of men open fire on a house

19/04/2019 • 18:09 Politics The Independent  

Child sustains injuries to back and hand, police …

The Guardian view on Lyra McKee’s murder: she should have been the future | Editorial

19/04/2019 • 17:30 Politics The Guardian  

The death of a young journalist at the hands of dissident republicans is a tragedy linked to the province’s ongoing political crisis The murder of the …

Only remainers could snatch defeat from the jaws of victory like this | Marina Hyde

19/04/2019 • 16:29 Politics The Guardian  

Going into the European elections, the serial splitting of the pro-EU vote has been a masterclass in political incompetence Having endured the past …

Climate rebels may sound naive. But they’re asking the right questions | Gaby Hinsliff

19/04/2019 • 16:27 Politics The Guardian  

Extinction Rebellion might be mocked for unrealistic demands. Politicians, however, would be fools to dismiss them Spring has sprung, and overnight …

London-born baby with British-resident parents denied UK status

19/04/2019 • 16:22 Politics The Independent  

'If I, who am lucky enough to have worked for the BBC and worked in parliament, am getting this level of aggression, what must many other immigrants …

Martin Rowson on Sajid Javid and Extinction Rebellion – cartoon

19/04/2019 • 16:18 Politics The Guardian  

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White graduates dominate elite firms due to 'two-tier recruitment system'

19/04/2019 • 15:44 Politics The Independent  

Academics found most senior roles go to privileged candidates from elite …

Lyra McKee: a letter to my 14-year-old self | Lyra McKee

19/04/2019 • 15:20 Politics The Guardian  

In 2014, aged 24, McKee wrote to her teenage self about being gay, her future in journalism, and being happy Kid, It’s going to be OK. Continue …

Man shot with crossbow while fixing satellite dish on his roof in Wales

19/04/2019 • 14:41 Politics The Independent  

'This is a highly unusual incident for this area,' says detective leading …

Aberdeen beach deaths: Two women killed in 'tragic' midnight swimming accident

19/04/2019 • 12:33 Politics The Independent  

Pair were rescued by RNLI and later died in …