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Ian Austin becomes ninth MP to quit Labour - politics live

22/02/2019 • 09:18 Politics The Guardian  

Follow the latest political developments as they happen, including the Dudley North MP leaving his party after saying it is ‘broken’ Full story: Ian …

Labour MPs must stay and fight – the country needs strong Tory opposition | Clive Efford

22/02/2019 • 09:00 Politics The Guardian  

Now is not the time to walk away. We must unite to reassert our traditional values and ready ourselves for the next election Labour MPs understand …

Lambeth stabbing: Police hunt for killer after 23-year-old stabbed to death in London

22/02/2019 • 08:41 Politics The Independent  

No arrests after victim dies following attack near youth club in Loughborough …

UK weather forecast: Commuters face travel disruption as Met Office issues fog warnings for England

22/02/2019 • 07:58 Politics The Independent  

Flights at risk as mist blankets …

The EU must resist impatience with Britain – for its own sake | Timothy Garton Ash

22/02/2019 • 06:00 Politics The Guardian  

I can understand why many in Brussels are growing frustrated, but they may repent at leisure what they decide in haste “I will celebrate,” said an …

The City may thrive despite Brexit, but the rest of us won’t | Simon Jenkins

22/02/2019 • 06:00 Politics The Guardian  

With a ‘free port’ deal negotiated behind closed doors, the financial sector will be fine. Meanwhile, others face ruin An iron law of modern British …

Ireland steps up effort to shelter economy from no-deal Brexit

22/02/2019 • 05:00 Politics The Guardian  

Bill readied amid concerns over impact on agriculture, food processing and transport Ireland is accelerating preparations for a no-deal Brexit amid …

Tooth-whitening kits sold in Boots and Superdrug may damage teeth, dentists warn

22/02/2019 • 00:03 Politics The Independent  

'Lack of research and ease of availability of these products from major retailers is alarming and may potentially be harming the consumers's …

Churches no longer required to hold services every Sunday

22/02/2019 • 00:01 Politics The Independent  

Canon law was 'out of date' so let's make it work, says reforming reverend Pete …

Jamaican High Commissioner calls for halt on deportations to country until charter flight matters are 'resolved'

21/02/2019 • 20:57 Politics The Independent  

'We may very well be deporting people who are entitled to be here,' says …

Only one in 10 jihadis returning from Syria prosecuted, figures reveal

21/02/2019 • 19:54 Politics The Independent  

Sajid Javid says majority of returnees 'assessed to pose no or a low security …

Portsmouth stabbing: Teenager arrested after policeman killed near playground

21/02/2019 • 18:37 Politics The Independent  

Officer stabbed in the back in broad …

Steve Bell on three Tories joining the Independent Group – cartoon

21/02/2019 • 18:32 Politics The Guardian  

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The Guardian view on Britain and China: it’s complicated | Editorial

21/02/2019 • 18:32 Politics The Guardian  

Beijing’s might and ambitions, and the approach of Brexit, make the path ahead more difficult. It’s time for careful thought A few years ago, George …

The Guardian view on MPs and Brexit: they need the Wright stuff | Editorial

21/02/2019 • 18:32 Politics The Guardian  

Defections from the big parties reinforce the case for parliament to become a legislature that can legislate As a result of the political dramas of …

Alfie Lamb: Mother of three-year-old crushed by car seat guilty of child cruelty

21/02/2019 • 17:52 Politics The Independent  

Adrian Hoare cleared of son's manslaughter but also found guilty common assault on another …

These Tory women defectors are the Thelma and Louise of British politics | Gaby Hinsliff

21/02/2019 • 17:42 Politics The Guardian  

Their charisma and exuberance is infectious, but could their leap of faith also take voters over the cliff edge? At the end of Thelma & Louise, as the …

Shamima Begum has a right to British citizenship, whether you like it or not | Gary Younge

21/02/2019 • 17:41 Politics The Guardian  

Sajid Javid makes Britain look weak by refusing to take back a groomed teenager – nationality doesn’t depend on whim When I was 16 I stopped off in …

Man burnt and cut by ex-girlfriend in horrific domestic abuse case was 'waiting to die'

21/02/2019 • 17:34 Politics The Independent  

His ex-girlfriend was the first female in the UK to be convicted of controlling or coercive …

A splitting headache for May and Corbyn - Politics Weekly podcast

21/02/2019 • 16:41 Politics The Guardian  

Heather Stewart is joined by Andrew Rawnsley, Katy Balls and Matt Zarb-Cousin to discuss the biggest split in politics since 1981. Plus: as May heads …