The Conservative Party isn’t polling too badly, all things considered, so MPs may think it’s time to boot out the prime minister.
Liberal Democrat Helen Morgan will take over the North Shropshire seat from Conservative Owen Paterson.
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What the huge upset means for the Conservatives, the Lib Dems and the country.
Backbenchers are rattling their sabres and a brutal byelection loss has made it all so much worse.
The UK government sees a reliable and low-carbon solution to future energy crises in nuclear power.
Billed as a speech from a leader making daring decisions to fix the nation, the prime minister’s conference appearance rapidly descended into jokes about beavers.
The emotions we attribute to party leaders on the basis of partisan affiliation may no longer hold sway in this federal election.
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The emotions we attach to political affiliation are shifting during this federal election. The vote may turn out to be a master class in how a party can capture the political mood and use it to its benefit.
Climate activists protest outside of the first French leaders’ debate in Montréal, Que. on Sept. 2, 2021.
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Climate change is a hot-button issue in the upcoming federal election, and each party has a different plan to address the issue.
Facebook has found it challenging to address misinformation on its platform.
Facebook’s public attempts to combat misinformation in advance of the upcoming election are ineffective and serve to improve the company’s image.
It’s the UK government’s flagship policy – but does anyone know what it means?
Walls come tumbling down: Lib Dem leader Ed Davey celebrates his party’s victory in the Chesham and Amersham by-election, June 2021.
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The gradual waning of the ‘vaccine boost’ combined with tactical progressive voting and local issues to sink the Conservatives in a ‘blue wall’ seat.
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Some big names are lining up to attack the government over a broken manifesto pledge.
Boris Johnson addresses his party at the 2019 annual conference.
Comments by Boris Johnson about Muslim women were considered ‘insensitive’ but not Islamophobic.
Located in the region that delivered Boris Johnson a majority in 2019, the Labour leader needs to send a strong message by holding onto this seat.
Religious voters have long, historical ties to particular parties, but the changing nature of politics is shifting their allegiances.
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Long-overdue changes are afoot in Britain’s bus networks.
The UK government intends to make intentional trespass on private land a criminal offence.
Despite Boris Johnson’s newfound enthusiasm for offshore wind farms, the UK risks going backwards on wind power capacity.
Winston Churchill giving his final address, during the 1945 election campaign, at Walthamstow Stadium, East London.
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Even a highly popular and respected leader can lose an election, writes a historian – especially if they don’t have a plan for the future. Churchill was one of them.
Sunack and Johnson clap for the NHS, shortly before the latter’s Covid-19 diagnosis.
Initially spoken of as a puppet chancellor, the newcomer seems to be coming out better from this crisis than other ministers.
If the Tories do go liberal on pot, they should learn the lessons from the regulation of tobacco and alcohol.