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Boris Johnson’s law-breaking Brexit bill is straight out of the Donald Trump playbook, and leaves justice…

Parliament surrendered role over Covid emergency laws, says Lady Hale | World news

The former president of the supreme court says parliament “surrendered” its role over emergency laws restricting…

Downing Street to spearhead gambling reforms, say insiders | Society

Downing Street has taken control of the upcoming review of gambling legislation, due to be launched…

Health official urges people not to flock to ‘heaving’ Blackpool | Blackpool

A senior health official has urged people not to flock to Blackpool “just because you can”,…

Tory MPs plot rebellion over renewal of emergency Covid laws | Politics

Conservative MPs irked by the government’s sweeping lockdown measures are plotting a rebellion when emergency Covid…

UK coronavirus live: Starmer calls for children to be prioritised for testing as Labour’s online conference opens | Politics

Good morning. Today was meant to be the first full day of the Labour party conference…

Pilgrim fathers: harsh truths amid the Mayflower myths of nationhood | Colonialism

For a ship that would sail into the pages of history, the Mayflower was not important…

Bernardine Evaristo: living as a lesbian made me stronger | Bernardine Evaristo

Bernadine Evaristo, the first black woman to win the Booker prize and a co-founder of Britain’s…

£10,000 fines warning for failing to self-isolate as Covid infections soar | Coronavirus outbreak

People who refuse to self-isolate when required to do so will face fines of up to…

The meritocracy has had its day. How else to explain the rise of Dido Harding? | Nick Cohen | Opinion

Who knew that children go to school in September? Who guessed that hundreds of thousands of…