Pick of the week: Lib Dems, porn and Ukip

Paul Nuttal became the new leader of Ukip this week
Paul Nuttal became the new leader of Ukip this week
Natalie Bloomer By

A chance to catch up on our five most-read items of the week.

Five: Defeating Zac Goldsmith could turn the tide on Brexit

In fifth place this week is an article which suggested that if the Lib Dems were successful in the Richmond byelection it could force the government to make concessions on Brexit. Is that now likely to happen?


Four: Censored: Government porn plans will create a UK internet blacklist

Next is a piece which suggested the government's new porn bill is ill-thought-out and could leave millions of people at risk of data leaks and fraud.

Three: Richmond byelection shock: Theresa May’s Brexit weakness revealed

In third place is our take on the shock result in Richmond. It argued that while Theresa May's polling remains strong, her position is extremely precarious and Richmond offers a glimpse at the reality of her predicament.

TwoIf the Brexit note is accurate, we're in serious trouble

Next is a piece which looked at what can we take from the picture of the Brexit notes carried by the aide to Tory vice-chair Mark Field. It warned that if they are accurate, we could be in very serious trouble.

OneThe extreme right-wing views of new Ukip leader Paul Nuttall

Ukip's new leader Paul Nuttall has been labeled a "major threat" to Labour's core vote but who is Nuttall and what does he really believe? Our most-read item this week highlighted some of his positions as set out on his website, as well as personal statements he has made over the years.

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