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Boris Johnson is a sorcerer who has run out of spells, a wizard with a broken wand | Andrew Rawnsley
The Tory leader tried every trick he knew and his party still suffered a double-whammy of byelection defeats

Andrew Rawnsley

26, Jun, 2022 @7:30 AM

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The Observer view on why Britain needs Tory MPs to oust Boris Johnson | Observer editorial
His party should heed what voters signalled in Thursday’s crushing byelection defeats – get him out of Downing Street

Observer editorial

26, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Boris Johnson admits byelection defeats ‘not brilliant’ as ex-Tory leader calls for resignation – as it happened
Latest updates: PM says he will ‘keep going’ after Labour wins Wakefield and Lib Dems take Tiverton and Honiton and party chair resigns

Geneva Abdul (now); and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

24, Jun, 2022 @5:59 PM

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Swinging south-west: Lib Dems buoyant after Devon byelection win
Party hopes Tiverton and Honiton victory could be start of shift away from Tories in ‘yellow hedge’ seats

Steven Morris and Peter Walker

24, Jun, 2022 @3:17 PM

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Lib Dems tell Tories Johnson must go after Tiverton and Honiton win
Ed Davey says Conservatives across country will lose seats as his party demolishes majority of 24,000

Steven Morris

24, Jun, 2022 @2:57 PM

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Boris Johnson’s future in the frame as polls close in byelections
Loss of Wakefield, and Tiverton and Honiton could push backbench Tories towards restarting efforts to oust PM

Peter Walker Political correspondent

24, Jun, 2022 @12:54 AM

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The Observer view on this week’s byelections in Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton | Observer editorial
Tactical voting is a rare chance for voters to show the Conservative party exactly what they think of Boris Johnson

Observer editorial

19, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Boris Johnson thinks he’s honest’: Devon candidate declines to say if PM trustworthy
Helen Hurford, Tory candidate in Tiverton and Honiton, blames media for stopping public from moving on from Partygate

Peter Walker Political correspondent

17, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Bernard Samuels obituary
Other lives: Director of Plymouth Arts Centre who gave early solo exhibitions to Beryl Cook and Ben Hartley

Graham Morris

16, Jun, 2022 @3:11 PM

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Roger Bugler obituary
Other lives: Engineer with a lifelong interest in railways, in particular signal boxes

Mollie Arbuthnot

15, Jun, 2022 @3:46 PM

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Lib Dems say they trail only narrowly in Tiverton and Honiton race
Internal polling points to two-point deficit – smaller than at same point in victorious North Shropshire campaign

Peter Walker Political correspondent

15, Jun, 2022 @1:39 PM

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Police name Devon care home residents who died when boat capsized
Alex Wood and Alison Tilsley were with four other people when the vessel overturned in a lake on Wednesday

Joe Middleton

14, Jun, 2022 @5:03 PM

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