At UN climate summit Boris Johnson must act like a grown up not Trump's mini-me - Barry Gardiner

At UN climate summit Boris Johnson must act like a grown up not Trump’s mini-me – Barry Gardiner

Bunk off school? I know what that would have got me! The belt was the regular punishment at my school in Glasgow. Didn’t half make your hands sting. But that was nowhere near as bad as the tongue lashing I’d have got from my mother. And yet there I was yesterday outside Parliament thanking thousands […]

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The Tories find themselves on the wrong side of the climate strike - Jason Beattie

The Tories find themselves on the wrong side of the climate strike – Jason Beattie

Today hundreds of thousands of people  will take to the streets for the first national climate strike . The only mystery is why such an event has not taken place before. The climate crisis is not just more important than Brexit it is the most important issue. It is worth repeating some of the headline […]

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Mum's fight in memory of disabled daughter who killed herself after DWP fit-for-work ruling

Mum’s fight in memory of disabled daughter who killed herself after DWP fit-for-work ruling

Jodey Whiting took her own life after being found fit for work. Just one of tens of thousands of people crushed by Tory austerity ­measures since 2010. On Sunday in Brighton, her mother Joy Dove will address the Labour conference fringe in memory of Jodey, who died two years ago. This week David Cameron has […]

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Boris Johnson given 11 days to show Brexit plan by EU chief - or 'it's over'

Boris Johnson given 11 days to show Brexit plan by EU chief – or ‘it’s over’

An EU chief has warned Boris Johnson has 11 days to come up with a written Brexit plan – or “it’s over”. Finland’s Prime Minister, who holds the Presidency of the 28-nation European Council, announced the shock deadline after talks with France’s Emmanuel Macron. Antti Rinne said alternatives to the 585-page Withdrawal Agreement, which Mr Johnson […]

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Voice of the Mirror: There's lies, damn lies and then there's Boris Johnson - Voice of the Mirror

Voice of the Mirror: There’s lies, damn lies and then there’s Boris Johnson – Voice of the Mirror

Boris Johnson, on a visit to a hospital yesterday, was confronted by the father of sick child. This anxious parent, Omar Salem, rightly took the Prime Minister to task over the damage Tory cuts had done to the NHS. He was also justified in calling out Mr Johnson for using his visit as a PR […]

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Jeremy Corbyn hints Labour could remain neutral in a new Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn hints Labour could remain neutral in a new Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn has given his strongest hint yet that Labour could remain neutral in a referendum on a new Brexit deal. He said Labour would put a “sensible” Leave option to voters in a new Brexit referendum and abide by the result. The comments come ahead of Labour’s annual conference, where Mr Corbyn is expected […]

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Nada Farhoud: The annual culling of thousands of badgers is cruel and must stop - Nada Farhoud

Nada Farhoud: The annual culling of thousands of badgers is cruel and must stop – Nada Farhoud

Don’t be fooled by cute rescue dog Dilyn enjoying the privileges of 10 Downing Street after being abandoned by a puppy farmer. The Jack Russell cross was chauffeured into the prime minister’s residence after he was adopted by Boris Johnson and his partner, Carrie Symonds. A cynic would suggest the adorable mutt was pushed out […]

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Jacob Rees-Mogg watching Peppa Pig during parliament's 'illegal' prorogation

Jacob Rees-Mogg watching Peppa Pig during parliament’s ‘illegal’ prorogation

Just what are all the MPs up to since Parliament was suspended? Well, Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg is filling his time with his favourite recreational activity: watching Peppa Pig. “I am the most hopeless and obedient father,” says dad-of-six Jacob. “I do what my children tell me. That is relaxation.” Before heading out to the […]

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Almost 63,000 badgers face slaughter in latest Tory cull

Almost 63,000 badgers face slaughter in latest Tory cull

Nearly 63,000 badgers face being slaughtered in the latest Tory cull of the creatures, it emerged today. The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs revealed which areas of England have been granted licences – with the annual bloodbath now widened to 11 new areas. Fresh zones will be setup in Avon, Cheshire, Cornwall, […]

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Is Boris Johnson set to be the shortest serving Prime Minister ever?

Is Boris Johnson set to be the shortest serving Prime Minister ever?

Why are the Tories so angry with Johnson? More than 100 Tory MPs have written to the PM to criticise his decision to expel 21 colleagues for voting against a no-deal Brexit . Many believe he did it at the behest of his controversial chief aide Dominic Cummings. Others fear he will destroy the party […]

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