Robert Peel

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British prime minister Theresa May said a White Paper to be published next week would set out “detailed proposals for a sustainable and close future relationship” between Britain and the EU. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May has called on the European Union to show more flexibility in negotiations over Brexit, warning that parliament would reject the withdrawal(...)

Police face protesters near Orgreave coking plant during the 1984 miners’ strike. Photograph: PA

The Battle of Orgreave in June 1984 was one of the most violent clashes of the miners’ strike and among the worst examples of police misconduct in rec(...)

Crowds outside a government depot in Cork, Ireland, where Indian corn is being sold by the British government, 1846. File image: Illustrated London News/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Scientific evidence of starvation has been extracted from the teeth of people who died in the Famine in the 19th-century. It is the first time analy(...)

After a referendum campaign that fails to catch fire, voters will choose to stay in the EU. Photograph: Toby Melville/PA Wire

The ancients believed that forecasts were an affront to the gods. But we are impudent postmoderns now: we can venture a speculative account of Britain(...)

UCC president Dr Michael Murphy. Photograph: UCC

State agencies and Government departments should be subjected to international peer review on a regular basis to ensure greater efficiency and effe(...)

David Cameron: trying to woo Ukip voters back to the Conservatives. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC via Getty Images

Ed Miliband went to Salford on Monday to declare that he would save the National Health Service and balance the UK’s budget with kindness. George Osbo(...)