Opinion polls which show Labour in contention cannot be reconciled with the public’s contempt for the party’s leader.
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Recent opinion polls which show Labour doing better bear little relation to what is happening on the ground.
In his new book, Peter Oborne interprets a collection of the outrageous Tweets which carried Trump to high office.
Tory voters on the Devon coast show no sign of being worried by the manifesto muddle, nor is there a Liberal Democrat revival.
Brexit magnifies the question of leadership, and is giving May a decisive advantage over Corbyn.
A new history just blames the Prussians, the Protestants and the East Germans for everything that has gone wrong in German history.
Gimson’s election diary: In Newport West, I’m reminded how much people hate politicians – and find no sign of a Tory revival
This Welsh seat contains some Corbyn enthusiasts, but a much larger number of determined non-voters.
Nick Timothy is from this Birmingham seat, which could go blue if anyone can be bothered to vote.
Taking out the middle man is what the Protestant reformers promised to do, and Carswell is in his way a very Protestant figure.
Corbyn could not shake May, but Robertson for a moment disconcerted her.
Gimson’s election diary: Eastbourne – the referendum result suggests the Tories will hold on. But it’s not nearly that simple.
In this, the tightest blue-yellow, many more people mentioned, with approbation, the Liberal Democrat candidate than referred to the EU.
It was not an edifying spectacle, but it was convincing in its way.
No one in the media had predicted May’s coup de théâtre.
Reports of the Church’s decline ignore worldwide growth, even in such apparently unlikely places as Iran, and throughout much of the Muslim-majority world.
International humanitarian law may be imperfect, but it can ameliorate some of the worst horrors of armed conflict – such as the Khan Sheikhoun gas attack.