Politics

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Blood donation rules changed to attract more donors with rare subgroups
‘Discriminatory’ questions on sexual activity in sub-Saharan Africa to be removed for donations in England

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

11, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Kwasi Kwarteng accused of misleading claims over power cable project
Letter from 2019 reveals business secretary supported £1.2bn project linked to Conservative donor

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

10, Oct, 2021 @5:52 PM

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Rishi Sunak to save billions by counting IMF cash as aid for poor
Exclusive: chancellor criticised by former Tory international development secretaries for planned use of $27.4bn windfall

Larry Elliott Economics editor

10, Oct, 2021 @5:00 PM

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The law of unintended consequences | Brief letters
Brief letters: Labour | Steve Bell | Biscuits and gardening | MPs’ pay | Language | NHS

Letters

10, Oct, 2021 @4:11 PM

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James Brokenshire obituary
Highly respected Conservative MP and minister who served as secretary of state for Northern Ireland

Stephen Bates

10, Oct, 2021 @12:55 PM

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Trade war looms as UK set to spurn EU offer on Northern Ireland
EU leaders urged to push back against No 10’s brinkmanship over role of European court of justice

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

10, Oct, 2021 @9:32 AM

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‘This is not democracy’: Tories accused of selling out to developers
Environmentalist Isabella Tree says that ‘troubling’ relationship with housebuilders calls the party’s environmental credentials into question

Toby Helm Political Editor

10, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘British musicians and singers will lose their high ranking if unable to work abroad’
Renowned opera singer Sarah Connolly warns of impact of Brexit on careers of younger artists

Vanessa Thorpe

10, Oct, 2021 @4:45 AM

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Analysis: six squeezes on the UK economy from bills to shopping to petrol
Britain is short of 100,000 lorry drivers, energy firms are sinking, food items are running scarce and employers are scrambling for staff as multiple crises erupt

James Tapper

09, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Tory MP says people using term ‘white privilege’ should be reported as extremists
Jonathan Gullis also urges ‘sacking’ of teachers who criticise Conservative party in classroom

Harry Taylor

09, Oct, 2021 @5:35 PM

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Statue of pioneering MP Barbara Castle joins recent memorials to prominent British women
Depiction of veteran Labour MP latest in series of sculptures of significant women, including Diana Princess of Wales

Vanessa Thorpe

09, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Covid bereaved voice anguish at ‘ignored’ UK virus planning report
Families lament government’s failure to stock up on PPE and set up contact tracing as advised in 2016 exercise

Robert Booth and Peter Walker

08, Oct, 2021 @2:43 PM

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