Significant minority of Tory voters have grown unsure about the government, giving Starmer room to grow Labour support.

Polling deep dive shows Labour taking first steps towards power

Opposition starting to win over middle-aged voters and make up ground in towns and rural seats.

Liz Truss and Japanese foreign minister Toshimitsu Motegi exchange agreement documents last Friday.

UK-Japan trade deal will provide political cover - but only a limited trade boost

Liz Truss' deal won't do much for the UK economy, but it has bought the Leave government some much-needed political cover.

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Is the government pursuing herd immunity by the back door?

A seeming indifference towards failure over the R rate suggests a government which is happy for the virus to spread.

Dominic Cummings sits during the annual Nato heads of government summit last year. His tribal approach to politics is causing extensive damage to No.10.

Week in Review: The spirit of Brexit haunts No.10 over covid

The tribalism of the identity war becomes self-harming against a virus.

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'He dragged Labour back to its roots' - BFAWU pays tribute to Jeremy Corbyn

He dragged Labour back to its roots, increased its membership and found a strong audience with Trade Unions. The BFAWU's Ian Hodson pays tribute to outgoing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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Rebecca Long-Bailey should be the next Labour leader

This Labour leadership election ought to be a battle for ideas and how we challenge a political and financial establishment that has had the system rigged in their favour for far too long.

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