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Sajid Javid apologises for saying it was time to stop ‘cowering’ from Covid
Health secretary sorry for ‘poor choice of word’ after backlash from bereaved families

Heather Stewart Political editor

25, Jul, 2021 @5:09 PM

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Forgiveness or deselection? Newmarket divided over Matt Hancock’s political future
One month after the health secretary quit, voters in his West Suffolk constituency are weighing up the odds of his survival

Andrew Anthony

25, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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I owe Margaret Thatcher a debt of thanks for creating Channel 4. Now her heirs could destroy it | David Olusoga
Selling the broadcaster to the highest bidder would silence a vital independent voice

David Olusoga

25, Jul, 2021 @8:30 AM

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How England’s ‘pingdemic’ took a heavy toll on the Tories
It was billed as a return to freedom, but the week ended with empty supermarket shelves and cancelled trains as many thousand workers – including the PM and chancellor – self-isolated

Toby Helm

25, Jul, 2021 @6:15 AM

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Anger over Sajid Javid’s advice to not ‘cower’ from Covid
Bereaved families, Labour and Lib Dems all condemn health secretary’s ‘insensitivity’

David Connett

24, Jul, 2021 @11:08 PM

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It's time for a serious debate about vaccine passports | Shami Chakrabarti
Questions about fundamental rights and freedoms have come into sharp focus as we fight Covid, and cannot be dodged, says former shadow attorney general Shami Chakrabarti

Shami Chakrabarti

24, Jul, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Two years after winning with Dominic Cummings, Johnson looks rudderless
Analysis: attacks by PM’s former adviser echoed by Tory insiders who say No 10 operation is chaotic

Heather Stewart and Rowena Mason

23, Jul, 2021 @4:39 PM

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Gordon Brown decries Greensill inquiry as unsatisfactory
Former PM’s criticism comes after Jeremy Heywood’s widow says review scapegoated her husband

Ben Quinn and Sarah Marsh

23, Jul, 2021 @3:57 PM

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Living with Covid and extreme individualism | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to a piece by Aditya Chakrabortty in which he addresses collective responses to social crises and Boris Johnson’s handling of the pandemic

Letters

23, Jul, 2021 @3:27 PM

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A skilled workforce needs arts graduates | Letter
Letter: Jim Northover questions the logic in cutting funding for arts courses, when creative minds help drive the technology and engineering sectors

Letters

23, Jul, 2021 @3:23 PM

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Lyrics on freedom that strike a chord | Brief letters
Brief letters: Dawn Butler | Periods | Cats | Song lyrics | Misheard names

Letters

23, Jul, 2021 @3:22 PM

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France fiasco to pingdemic U-turn: Boris Johnson’s week of chaos
In the last seven days the UK government has flailed from one controversy or misstep to the next

Peter Walker Political correspondent

23, Jul, 2021 @11:25 AM

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