Politics

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Truss-Sunak contest leaves Brussels pessimistic about relations with UK
EU officials see little hope of escape from post-Brexit low under either Tory candidate

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

07, Aug, 2022 @9:17 AM

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‘Zombie government’: more than half of departments delay key decisions
As an economic crisis looms in the UK, legislation shelved and deadlines missed on energy, online safety and gambling laws

Jon Ungoed-Thomas and Michael Savage

07, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Tory party’s lurch to right ‘painful’ to watch, says Rory Stewart
Former minister also argues Britain should move beyond first-past-post political system at Edinburgh festival fringe

Rachel Hall

06, Aug, 2022 @6:45 PM

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Gordon Brown: ‘Set emergency budget or risk a winter of dire poverty’
Former PM has warned of a financial timebomb awaiting families as Labour plans a major intervention to address crisis

Michael Savage Policy Editor

06, Aug, 2022 @6:03 PM

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British farmers face paying for border checkpoints in EU after Brexit halts exports
British pedigree livestock breeders may have to invest in their own ‘red tape’ facilities in France to reach EU market

James Tapper

06, Aug, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Liz Truss rejects ‘handouts’ as way to tackle cost of living crisis
Conservative leadership frontrunner insists on tax cuts despite claims they will fuel inflation

Geneva Abdul

06, Aug, 2022 @3:55 PM

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Rishi Sunak’s speech on funding urban areas ‘misunderstood’, says Tory ex-minister
Leadership candidate sparked outrage in Tunbridge Wells saying he helped redirect money to more prosperous towns

Miranda Bryant

06, Aug, 2022 @12:37 PM

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‘Hive of inactivity’: Boris Johnson under fire for approach to final weeks as PM
Leading author accuses Tory leader of going ‘missing in action’ as his premiership winds down

Michael Savage Policy Editor

06, Aug, 2022 @12:30 PM

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Almost 35,000 Britons in limbo as Portugal fails to issue post-Brexit ID cards
British nationals living in country are unable to access healthcare, change jobs or travel in and out

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

06, Aug, 2022 @10:08 AM

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Electoral reform group seeks £1m to back MPs who can beat Tories
Win as One hopes to raise money to support candidates from progressive parties who are in favour of change

Heather Stewart Political editor

06, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Private school polish and big dreams: how Rishi Sunak became a contender for PM
Tory leadership candidate is praised as an earnest workaholic, but critics say politically he has a glass jaw and is naive

Heather Stewart, Josh Halliday and Simon Goodley

06, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Calls for Rishi Sunak to be more open about finances after loan questions
Labour’s request is latest PM contender has faced with regards to management of family’s fortune

Simon Goodley

06, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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