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Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership has been a disaster, not just because of this dismal electoral result but because of a complete inability to read the public mood. Photograph: Getty Images

The Conservative landslide does not mean that the Brexit divide has gone away. Clearly neither of the two biggest political parties in Britain are in (...)

When Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson debate in Manchester this evening  the risk will all be on one side and the opportunity on the other. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Good morning. When Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn meet in Manchester this evening for the first leaders’ debate of the campaign, the risk will all b(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street, London. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

A December general election now looks all but certain, after Jeremy Corbyn said Labour would be prepared to support Boris Johnson’s latest effort to t(...)

Leader of the Liberal Democrats Vince Cable addresses the media with activists outside Chelmsford City Council Civic Centre. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Vince Cable has hailed his Liberal Democrats party as “the big winners” of the local election, with the party gaining hundreds of seats and a series o(...)

Sir Ivan Rogers, who resigned as Britain’s diplomatic emissary to the EU in January last year. Photograph: Thierry Roge/EPA

It was a long, repetitive exercise that kept the British establishment waiting; some of them willing it on, some of them concealing distaste. Bishop M(...)

Supporters of the British Conservative Party react during the count at Wandsworth Town Hall after local government elections in London, Britain. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Britain’s two main parties emerged from local elections in England in a draw, with Labour making gains but failing to capture target councils from the(...)

British prime minister David Cameron: ‘Next to the prime ministers who were physically hollowed out by the stresses of power, he looks like he has spent the past five years in a spa’. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/PA Wire

The Conservatives should have sensed that the quest to lead them was getting out of hand as early as last October. When Nicky Morgan publicly envisage(...)

Screengrab taken from Russell Brand’s YouTube channel of Labour leader Ed Miliband’s meeting with the comedian. Photograph: Russell Brand/YouTube/PA Wire.

Britain “goes to the polls” today, and the media is “pumped up”, just like David Cameron claims to be. Later, the broadcasters will be expressing thei(...)

If the Conservatives win enough seats in the general election to retain power, it will be their reputation for economic competence and Labour’s for th(...)

Ed Miliband alleged that Ruport Murdoch is working hand-in-glove with David Cameron’s Conservatives to defeat Labour. Photograph: PA

The Scottish National Party is part of an axis with the Conservatives and Rupert Murdoch to keep Labour out of power, leading Labour figures declared (...)

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