Mum and me: a story of immigration and integration | Podcast | News

Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty recently read a report from Tony Blair’s Institute for Global Change. It was called The Glue That Binds: Integration in a Time of Populism and in it, a foreword – written by the former prime minister – stressed that immigrants had a duty to “integrate, to accept the rules, laws and […]

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Jeremy Corbyn says 'bickering' will cost Tories as party faces 800 seat wipeout

Jeremy Corbyn says ‘bickering’ will cost Tories as party faces 800 seat wipeout

The Tories are on the brink of a local election meltdown tomorrow as voters go to the polls across the country.  Theresa May’s party could lose around 800 council seats inflicting further misery on the already battered Conservatives.  And the Prime Minister knows a disastrous day at the polls could hasten her departure.   Her only […]

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Women to lose thousands from pensions as men ‘wrongly’ claim child benefit, alarming figures reveal

Women to lose thousands from pensions as men ‘wrongly’ claim child benefit, alarming figures reveal

Thousands of pounds will be swiped from the pensions of women because their male partners are “wrongly” claiming the family’s child benefit, alarming new figures reveal. Mothers who give up work to care for children are unaware that a surge in claims by men leaves them facing the misery of lower state payments in old age, […]

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Kevin Maguire: Corbyn must heed call for people's vote - Kevin Maguire

Kevin Maguire: Corbyn must heed call for people’s vote – Kevin Maguire

Brexit is destroying the Tories, which is justice when dragging Britain out of Europe was always a Right-wing plot. Theresa May is being destroyed by her party’s nationalist reactionaries just like her predecessors David Cameron, John Major and Margaret Thatcher. Her replacement will be too when warring families in this bloody civil war will never […]

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Election could see Tories 'lose 60 seats' and send Jeremy Corbyn to No 10

Election could see Tories ‘lose 60 seats’ and send Jeremy Corbyn to No 10

Theresa May’s shattered authority suffered a fresh blow as a major study showed Jeremy Corbyn heading for No 10. The Conservatives would lose 59 seats at a general election, making Labour the largest party in the Commons. Labour would gain 34 seats and the Lib Dems 14 according to the analysis from Electoral Calculus for […]

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David Cameron's memoir to be published in the Autumn despite Theresa May promise

David Cameron’s memoir to be published in the Autumn despite Theresa May promise

David Cameron’s publisher has insisted the former PM’s long awaited memoir will be published in the autumn. It came amid reports Mr Cameron was attempting to push back publication due to a promise he made to Theresa May to hold back until Brexit was agreeed. But HarperCollins insists it will publish the memoir this autumn […]

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Theresa May's handling of Brexit is a personal humbling and a national humiliation - Jason Beattie

Theresa May’s handling of Brexit is a personal humbling and a national humiliation – Jason Beattie

Five Brexit facts you need to know today Morning, After a brief stop in this country for PMQs Theresa May heads to Brussels this afternoon to receive further directions on Brexit. The EU will instruct her on the length and terms of any extension and she will be obliged to accept those conditions in full. […]

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Brexit: EU chief brands David Cameron 'one of the greatest destroyers in history'

Brexit: EU chief brands David Cameron ‘one of the greatest destroyers in history’

David Cameron is “one of the greatest destroyers in modern history” according to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. In a speech to the German regional parliament in the Saarland Mr Juncker complained that the EU had not been able to make the case for union membership to the British public because of Mr Cameron. European […]

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Kevin Maguire: General election will root out self-serving Tories - Kevin Maguire

Kevin Maguire: General election will root out self-serving Tories – Kevin Maguire

No wonder Tories are running scared of a General Election when a poll puts Labour five points ahead of them and Jeremy Corbyn would be Prime Minister. I readily acknowledge others find the Conservatives leading but the possibility of a radical socialist Government in power is why clinging to high office is all that unites […]

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Our clueless elected representatives in Parliament do not represent normal British people

CALLING all MPs – just get it done, you useless bastards. The pantomime in the House of Commons has nothing to do with the daily lives of the British people. EPA MPs have failed to secure Britain a good Brexit deal 17.4million of us voted to leave the European Union. 16million of us voted to […]

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