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article 05 August 2016 UK
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Black Lives Matter protest at Heathrow

Black Lives Matter activists stage protests in London, Birmingham and Nottingham, stopping traffic from reaching Heathrow Airport by lying in the road.

post 02 August 2016
Read more on Simon Israel's blog Government's counter-extremism strategy faces court challenge

Muslim activist Dr Salman Butt has launched legal action against the Home Secretary after he was named in a Government press release about hate preachers.

article 29 July 2016 UK
Andy Coulson
Brexit unspun: Andy Coulson on rise & fall of David Cameron

Andy Coulson has been back to his home town of Basildon in Essex to find out what the former Prime Minister got wrong on Brexit.

post 20 July 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Will Angela Merkel really resist informal talks with the UK?

Does she really want to first hear about the UK's negotiating position at round a table with 26 other countries?

article 20 July 2016 UK, France
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UK gives up European Council presidency

Prime Minister Theresa May says the UK will not take on the European Council presidency next year after voting to leave the EU.

post 19 July 2016
Read more from Siobhan Kennedy A 'benign' Brexit forecast from the IMF?

Given the grim protestations of the IMF prior to Brexit some might be surprised to see the forecaster's view on the UK economy post the referendum.

post 18 July 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Labour leadership challenge: Angela Eagle or Owen Smith?

It looks like we will be down to one challenger to Jeremy Corbyn very soon indeed. The two rival candidates have decided that the one with fewer nominations will stand aside.

post 14 July 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Questions over Theresa May's new government

While some sit nervously awaiting the call up, for the losers in this change of administration, ministers and their teams, there have been tears shed, drink taken and no shortage of bad feeling.

post 12 July 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog David Cameron's last Cabinet - 'no emoting'

Theresa May congratulated David Cameron for his achievements in office at his last Cabinet meeting. She will be a very different type of leader.