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The Brecon by-election result raises difficult questions for the Tories

2 August 2019 5:31 pm

As expected, the Liberal Democrats have won the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election – thereby reducing Boris Johnson’s majority to one. The…

Google’s eco-warriors forget to check their privilege

1 August 2019 6:37 pm

It’s well known that all good Silicon Valley billionaires these days have one issue that is firmly at the top…

No type of Brexit is worse than no Brexit at all

1 August 2019 3:09 am

It’s a strange beast, the internet. On Monday night, I was slightly reluctantly dragged onto Newsnight to discuss Brexit. Attentive…

Warren and Sanders were the big winners of the latest Democratic debate

31 July 2019 5:49 pm

Beto O’Rourke needed a wing and a prayer. The second Democratic presidential debate was an opportunity for the 46-year old…

The curious reaction to a niqab-wearing homophobe

29 July 2019 9:05 pm

Are we allowed to criticise the niqab yet? This question crossed my mind as I watched that viral clip of…

Labour is gearing up for the wrong fight against Boris Johnson

29 July 2019 8:02 pm

Boris Johnson is sometimes compared to Winston Churchill, not least by the man himself. Unfortunately for Britain’s new Prime Minister,…

‘Boris bounce’ puts Farage in the shade

28 July 2019 8:48 pm

Boris Johnson has two big advantages: the ability to drive his opponents quite mad, and strikingly low expectations. Pick up…

Can the Brexit party survive Brexit?

28 July 2019 5:00 pm

You have to admit that Brexit party MEPs have a fun job. Imagine turning up to work to insult your…

My advice to Boris Johnson’s minders

28 July 2019 4:26 pm

So the party of family values has chosen as leader a man of whom to say he has the morals…

Can Boris Johnson overcome Jean-Claude Juncker?

26 July 2019 4:44 am

I don’t know if Boris Johnson is as surprised to be prime minister as those who’ve known him for 20…

Seven of the most hysterical reactions to PM Boris Johnson

25 July 2019 9:22 pm

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is already delighting his supporters, but not everyone is happy about Britain’s new leader. Boris’s first…

Boris is a weak man posing as a tough guy

25 July 2019 6:11 am

Boris Johnson is taking over the Conservative party like a gangster taking over a crime syndicate. Don’t let ideological labels…

Americans are watching Boris Johnson with a morbid interest

24 July 2019 3:07 am

Donald Trump didn’t take long to congratulate Boris Johnson on his victory in today’s Tory leadership race. ‘He will be…

Boris Johnson has achieved his dream. Will he mess it up?

23 July 2019 10:34 pm

When Boris Johnson chants his mantra of delivering Brexit, uniting the country and beating Jeremy Corbyn, it is very much…

Forget Brexit: Boris’s toughest task will be energising his exhausted party

23 July 2019 10:01 pm

Boris Johnson will now be receiving plenty of unsolicited advice about how to be Prime Minister. As his victory speech…

Boris Johnson’s risky strategy is to be himself

23 July 2019 9:45 pm

Boris Johnson is the new leader of the Conservative party. He has defeated Jeremy Hunt by a two to one…

Roger Scruton gets his job back

23 July 2019 7:22 pm

Roger Scruton has been reappointed as head of a government housing body after he was sacked in April following a magazine interview…

Why we can’t ignore the case of Jessica Yaniv

23 July 2019 1:14 am

In Canada right now, a group of female workers, at least one of whom is a migrant, are coming under…

Boris Johnson will soon be the most popular leader in the world

22 July 2019 6:53 pm

Only one person in Britain now believes that Boris might deprive us of a Jeremy Hunt premiership. That person is…

How much bother will the Gaukeward squad cause Boris Johnson?

22 July 2019 4:42 pm

How much bother will the Gaukeward squad cause Boris Johnson? Barring one of the biggest political upsets of the past…

How Tom Watson reinvented himself to become the new challenger to Corbyn

21 July 2019 1:47 am

Tom Watson has had more reinventions than Kylie Minogue has had mid-performance outfit changes. His performances over the years have…

Boris’s critics are only making him stronger

19 July 2019 10:28 pm

If, as expected, Boris Johnson heads off to Buckingham Palace next Wednesday to become Prime Minister, I fear that a…

Is Boris wrong to claim Islam set the Muslim world back?

19 July 2019 2:17 am

I do love the Guardian. As the years go by almost no publication continues to give me such constant amusement.…

Neither Boris Johnson nor Jeremy Hunt is up to the job of being PM

16 July 2019 7:20 am

The Final Showdown, as the Sun/Talkradio’s debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt was billed, clarified some important points for…

Johnson and Hunt try to unite the Tory party in final leadership debate

16 July 2019 6:30 am

Tonight’s Sun debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt was far more relaxed than last week’s head-to-head clash. But it…