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Sturgeon is being forced to play the long game on a second referendum | Martin Kettle
UK ministers’ inactivity has turned the Scottish independence debate into a constitutional chess match, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

02, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Tories now see that although Johnson can win elections, he simply can’t govern | Martin Kettle
The prime minister’s disastrous CBI speech might prove the catalyst that turns the party against his leadership style, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

25, Nov, 2021 @12:20 PM

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Roger Norrington: a musical revolutionary bids farewell with Haydn, cheer and chat
The conductor’s final ever concert was at Sage Gateshead with the Royal Northern Sinfonia playing an all-Haydn programme. He leaves classical music changed emphatically for the better – and with less of that ‘wobbly stuff’

Martin Kettle

19, Nov, 2021 @3:59 PM

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Boris Johnson’s anti-sleaze plan is purely for show. He knows it will not pass | Martin Kettle
The prime minister leads a fractured, ungovernable party that will never agree to a clampdown on second jobs, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

17, Nov, 2021 @5:42 PM

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A scoundrel he may be, but Boris Johnson is well placed to ride out this crisis | Martin Kettle
Politics is coarser than it was, the Tory leader is surrounded by loyalists, and no one is wielding the stiletto, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

10, Nov, 2021 @4:41 PM

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RPO/Petrenko review – British focus for ambitious orchestra’s new era
New Royal Philharmonic music director Vasily Petrenko excelled in pacey but nuanced performances of Walton and Elgar, with violinist Ning Feng the dazzling soloist

Martin Kettle

04, Nov, 2021 @3:05 PM

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Owen Paterson’s escape shows that the sleaze era is back | Martin Kettle
Tory MPs have stepped back to the corrupt past, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

03, Nov, 2021 @6:21 PM

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Germany's election result could soon be inspiring Europe's centre left | Martin Kettle
If Olaf Scholz becomes chancellor after his narrow victory, progressives across the continent will be trying to imitate him, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

30, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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LSO/Rattle review – a Brucknerian labour of love
Simon Rattle has become a very fine and authentic Brucknerian, as this fascinating concert – offering insights into the composer’s fourth symphony – revealed

Martin Kettle

20, Sep, 2021 @11:12 AM

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Glyndebourne Tristan und Isolde review – Ticciati impresses in pared back Wagner
Fine conducting by Robin Ticciati and superb playing by the London Philharmonic Orchestra lift this semi-staged Wagner

Martin Kettle

16, Aug, 2021 @9:58 AM

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Overconfident and rebellious – Johnson will rue the day he made a Tory party in his own image | Martin Kettle
Clashes over the climate crisis and Covid are revealing deep divisions in government, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

12, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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As our Olympians bring us together, so our politicians tear us apart | Martin Kettle
Team GB’s athletes embody a pluralist national vision, while political GB show us the worst of ourselves, says the Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

05, Aug, 2021 @8:00 AM

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