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First minister of Wales Mark Drakeford: Led Labour to its best result since 2011 with 30 seats, one short of an overall majority. Photograph: Matthew Horwood/Getty Images

ENGLAND The Conservatives made big gains in local council elections and captured the Westminster seat of Hartlepool from Labour in a byelection. Labo(...)

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, on the back of a fourth successive SNP Holyrood election win, will bide her time, but come the spring of next year will proceed with legislation for a poll, defying London to block it. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

England at the weekend gave Boris Johnson an enthusiastic electoral pat on the back in the local elections that should see off any talk of threats to (...)

Conservative’s Jill Mortimer is declared winner in the Hartlepool parliamentary by-election at Mill House Leisure Centre in Hartlepool. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Boris Johnson has described the early election results in the UK as “very encouraging” after hopes of a Labour revival were dealt a crushing blow when(...)

Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon’s push for a second independence referendum means the stakes are high in the Holyrood contest. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/Pool/AFP via Getty

Polling stations have opened in England, Scotland and Wales for voters to cast their ballots in a set of elections which could shake up British politi(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson at Hartlepool’s ground last week. Photo: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images

The morning after the Parisian night before, they were doing a spot of maintenance on the Neale Cooper stand at Hartlepool United on Thursday. Victori(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson returns to 10 Downing Street following Prime Minister’s Questions at parliament in London on Wednesday. Photograph: Vickie FLores/ EPA

With barely weeks to go before important local and regional elections, and a key byelection in Hartlepool, it seems remarkable that Boris Johnson woul(...)

Mystery blue balls washed up on Dollymount Strand, Dublin. Photograph: Brian Bolger

The discovery of mysterious blue balls washed up along Dublin’s coastline has prompted questions over where they came from and whether they pose any t(...)

Students stand in line to get tested for Covid-19. Photograph: by Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images

Israel 3,275 cases per 100,000 (14 day average to October 7th). Israel’s experience with Covid-19 has put our own recent spike into perspective. With (...)

Britain has tightened restrictions to stem a surge of coronavirus cases, ordering pubs to close early and advising people to go back to working from home to prevent a second national lockdown. File photograph: Getty

Local coronavirus restrictions will come into force in four more parts of England on Saturday amid growing criticism of a nationwide 10pm curfew for b(...)

Historian David Kynaston is a life-long fan of Aldershot Town. Photograph:  David Levenson/Getty Images

A lot has happened in the five years since David Cameron made his Aston Villa gaffe. During April 2015, the prime minister was celebrating the diversi(...)

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