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Brexit rebels warm to Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan

4 October 2019 12:20 am

The European reaction to Boris Johnson’s plan has been getting cooler today. But in parliament it has been a different…

Watch: Extinction Rebellion ‘fake blood’ protest backfires

3 October 2019 8:10 pm

Extinction Rebellion protestors have just sprayed 1800 litres of fake blood over the Treasury using an old fire engine. Unfortunately their…

Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan could soon be dead

3 October 2019 5:49 am

Boris Johnson’s Brexit offer to the EU is not dead on arrival – but it may well be dead within the…

Is Boris the fluker about to stumble his way to a Brexit victory?

3 October 2019 2:17 am

The prime minister usually spends several weeks fine-tuning his conference speech. Today Boris gave an address that felt as it…

Tony Abbott: My heart leapt when Boris Johnson became prime minister

2 October 2019 6:36 pm

If Britain is to be a free country, the difficulties of leaving simply have to be faced. Now, I know…

Boris has five days to make a Brexit deal

1 October 2019 9:19 pm

The prime minister is about to launch himself on the most important and arduous challenge of his time in office,…

Why is the EU obsessed with forcing regulatory alignment on Britain?

1 October 2019 8:19 pm

I still don’t quite understand the position of some ardent Remain supporters. I do not understand why allowing the UK…

It’s now or never for Boris Johnson if he wants a Brexit breakthrough

1 October 2019 12:42 am

There is only one speech that matters this week, here in Manchester at Tory party conference. It will be Boris Johnson’s on…

Watch: Jacob Rees-Mogg’s revealing summary of the state of British politics

30 September 2019 1:28 am

Jacob Rees-Mogg has just given a pretty accurate summary of the state of British politics. The leader of the House…

Why Boris Johnson resembles Samwise Gamgee

28 September 2019 4:30 pm

So what should Boris Johnson do now? Obviously the law officers are twitchy. They defer to judges and their later…

Has the Supreme Court handed Boris Johnson a Brexit escape route?

26 September 2019 11:26 pm

The Supreme Court’s judgement is the latest constitutional perversion after the Benn act. But ironically it may assist the Government…

Brexit voters do feel betrayed. So why can’t Boris say so?

26 September 2019 9:39 pm

Rarely has there been such a flagrant display of hypocrisy and cant as there was in the House of Commons…

Has Boris Johnson ruined his chances of passing a Brexit deal?

26 September 2019 8:56 pm

Boris Johnson’s behaviour in the Commons last night was clearly part of his strategy to set up a ‘people vs…

Why Boris Johnson should request a Brexit delay from the EU

26 September 2019 4:07 am

Boris Johnson wants a general election now. Jeremy Corbyn and Nicola Sturgeon both say they want an election but not…

Is this the beginning of the end for Jeremy Corbyn?

25 September 2019 10:11 pm

Did Labour’s conference help or hinder Jeremy Corbyn’s chances of becoming prime minister? For some, Corbyn ended up stronger than…

Brexiteers should cheer the Supreme Court

25 September 2019 12:56 am

Ignore, with great respect, the people telling you today that the justices of the Supreme Court have waded into politics,…

The truth about David Cameron’s progressive legacy

23 September 2019 8:55 pm

One of the downsides of all this snarking at David Cameron over Brexit is that the rest of his legacy…

How to stop a drone attack

22 September 2019 6:05 pm

Drones have come of age in the war on terror. When the United States and Britain invaded Afghanistan in 2001,…

It’s no surprise that Brexit looks doomed

21 September 2019 5:00 pm

I have a friend who insists that he takes little interest in politics. Even so, the other evening he came…

School climate strikers should answer these two questions

20 September 2019 8:58 pm

“The Earth is dying”, “the world is on fire”, we’re undergoing an “environmental extinction”: just three of the sentiments which…

Will the Supreme Court end the prorogation of Parliament?

20 September 2019 7:50 am

At the close of Supreme Court proceedings on Thursday, there was quite a lot of to and fro about what…

What Corbyn’s Brexit policy means for a general election

18 September 2019 7:07 pm

Jeremy Corbyn has dashed the hopes of certain members of his shadow cabinet this morning with a Guardian op-ed in…

Why the Supreme Court’s Brexit case is so crucial

17 September 2019 11:38 pm

The opening session of the epic Supreme Court hearing into whether Boris Johnson misled the Queen and broke the law…

We are facing the biggest test of British democracy since 1939

15 September 2019 11:47 pm

It is almost 11 years to the minute since we reached the eye of the banking-crisis storm. And even though…

Britain’s political system is broken. America’s isn’t

15 September 2019 5:15 pm

American liberals perceive it as a jarring inconsistency: my opposition to Trump and support for Brexit. Especially outside the UK,…