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post 25 September 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Corbyn's critics waiting for the olive branch

Jeremy Corbyn is talking about extending an olive branch to his defeated MPs but his opponents say they haven't seen it yet.

post 19 September 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Theresa May's UN message on refugees

Like her predecessor, Mrs May will emphasise that the solutions lay in the regions where the refugee crises are at their worst.

post 15 September 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Hinkley: Government approves 18bn nuclear power station plant

Theresa May has completed her fresh look at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station and it's now been signed off.

post 13 September 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Cameron stands down as MP 'to avoid Brexit debates'

Camilla Cavendish, head of policy for David Cameron in No. 10, says it's the thought of sitting through Brexit debates in parliament that drove David Cameron out of parliament.

post 12 September 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Cameron quits as MP

Mr Cameron has talked to friends about the need to avoid the bad publicity Mr Blair has had from jetting around the world and picking up massive cheques from various individuals and regimes.

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Alex Thomson by Orgreave: operational orders 'were wrong' - former officer

A former police officer involved in the Orgreave clashes during the miners' strike says he was ordered to carry out instructions he believed were wrong, but he refused to go along with them.

post 12 September 2016
Read more from Jon on Snowblog Parliament is falling down: what goes on inside needs repair too

The flummery, obscurity, ya-booing, and the rest, for all its theatrical entertainment, suggest a state living in the Dark Ages.

post 30 August 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog 'Brexit means Brexit' - but what happens next?

Tomorrow, the Cabinet gathers at Chequers. Ministers were given summer homework to come up with how Brexit presents opportunities for their ministries.

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Apple and Ireland pledge to fight EU tax ruling

Apple and Ireland say they will contest an EU tax ruling that has landed the American tech giant with a 13 billion euro bill.