Local pubs play an important role in local identity – itself a known driver in support for radical-right parties.
It’s the UK government’s flagship policy – but does anyone know what it means?
Public interest disclosures are necessary in a functioning democracy. These reforms would make it harder to hold power to account.
Switching political parties is fairly common in Britain. But does that mean parties are being shaped by entryism?
Ending lockdown on July 19 will be the biggest gamble of Johnson’s political career.
Relief for Keir Starmer as Labour retains seat in what was billed as a referendum on his leadership.
Activists are taking a creative approach to complex debates despite intransigence from Westminster.
Labour needs to reconnect with its traditional base and try to prevent George Galloway from splitting the Muslim vote.
A media law expert explains why the Sun was right to report on Health Secretary Matt Hancock’s personal life.
After the Brexit referendum, the most-Googled question in the UK was ‘What does it mean to leave the European Union?’ Five years later, we still don’t have the full answer.
The gradual waning of the ‘vaccine boost’ combined with tactical progressive voting and local issues to sink the Conservatives in a ‘blue wall’ seat.
The idea that funding cuts were inevitable and necessary is pervasive.
Some big names are lining up to attack the government over a broken manifesto pledge.
Multiple post-Brexit pressures make the prime minister eager to please.
Witnesses spent a surprising amount of time talking about what didn’t happen that day – which is very significant.
The former adviser’s seven-hour evidence session is full of strong lines to follow when the public inquiry into the pandemic response gets underway.
He can’t pull the trigger now he has been ousted from his job at Number 10 – but he can help direct the gun.
Comments by Boris Johnson about Muslim women were considered ‘insensitive’ but not Islamophobic.
The excesses of political leaders have always needed checking.
Very few people in Scotland identify as ‘European’ – so EU membership is not the big draw some might hope.