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The Conservatives’ Jill Mortimer hugs supporters after being declared winner ofHartlepool  byelection. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

One of the most deprived towns in England, Hartlepool has been in Labour’s hands for half a century but it was always going to be a struggle to hold t(...)

French fishing vessels  protesting  outside the harbour at St Helier, Jersey. Photograph: Gary Grimshaw/Bailiwick Express/PA Wire

The maritime drama off Jersey kept Britain entertained on Thursday as each of the actors played the parts and recited the lines that have been crowd-p(...)

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer: “I take full responsibility for the results, just as I take full responsibility for everything that happens in the Labour Party under my leadership.” Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Labour leader Keir Starmer has promised to take full responsibility for his party’s performance in this week’s elections after a poll pointed to a hea(...)

Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar, First Minister and leader of the Scottish National Party  Nicola Sturgeon and Scottish Conservative party leader Douglas Ross. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

When Scots vote next Thursday, they will not only choose who should govern them from Holyrood for the next five years – they could begin to determine (...)

 Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson:  “I don’t think there’s anything to see here or to worry about,” he told reporters on Thursday. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament/AFP via Getty Images

Along the Pimlico Road between the Royal Hospital Chelsea and Victoria Station runs a string of shops selling home furnishings and decorative objects (...)

Colm Tóibín is among the signatories. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

More than 170 writers, artists and intellectuals have called on European leaders to offer an independent Scotland a simple and attractive way to join (...)

Boris Johnson faces Labour leader Keir Starmer during prime minister’s questions. Photograph: PRU/AFP via Getty

Britain’s Electoral Commission is investigating how a refurbishment of Boris Johnson’s Downing Street flat was funded because “there are reasonable gr(...)

Scottish first minister and leader of the SNP Nicola Sturgeon at Rouken Glen Garden Centre while campaigning. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/Pool/Getty

Nicola Sturgeon came to Reuken Glen Garden Centre on the outskirts of Glasgow on Wednesday morning to have a cup of tea, buy a few potted azaleas and (...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson: Labour’s Rachel Reeves describes his alleged comment as “stomach-churning”. Photograph: Phil Noble/PA

Boris Johnson has denied saying he would prefer to see “bodies pile high in their thousands” rather than introduce a third coronavirus lockdown, dismi(...)

Alex Salmond, former Scottish first minister and leader of the Alba Party,  in the boxing gym of former world champion Alex Arthur in Edinburgh on Monday. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

In a boxing gym in Edinburgh’s New Town, Alex Salmond stood in the centre of the ring, his fists up in a huge pair of worn boxing gloves as he posed f(...)

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