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article 27 September 2016 UK
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Should the role of the Gurkhas be widened?

If the Gurkhas really want equality then their usefulness should be subjected to the same objective scrutiny lavished on other regiments and corps, writes former soldier Doug Beattie.

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 23 September 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Boris, Jim and Theresa

On Theresa May's flight to New York one official on her team joked he'd issued instructions that Boris Johnson was to be "rugby tackled" if he looked like he was leaving their section of the plane to

post 20 September 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Theresa May's first address at the 'superbowl of espionage'

We are awaiting Theresa May's first address to the UN. The UN's mind is elsewhere. The attack on a humanitarian convoy in Syria has dominated the coverage here. Also President Obama's farewell.

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 14 September 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Juncker on Brexit: forget a la carte single market access

A slap-down for Theresa May's ambitions for a bespoke Brexit deal? European Commission President Juncker today ruled out "a la carte access to the Single Market".

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.