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Also: Jones calls for grand council to create a federalist vision for Labour, and Government rebuffs Irish leader over Ulster comments.
The Prime Minister records her second-best ever result in our table, whilst the Communities Secretary becomes the first to record a negative score.
The Telegraph and the Sun also have harsh words for the new taxes facing the self-employed… but the Express brushes it off in a sentence.
Also: Davidson bullish as donors step forward to back pro-UK campaign; Plaid suspend AM over bullying claims; and the SNP abandon oil.
The Northern Irish Secretary’s options are limited: the root of this crisis is personality rather than policy, and only the DUP can solve it.
They’ve fumbled a strong unionist position into a serious setback. Let it at least provoke a long-overdue shake-up in capital-U Unionist thinking.
Having a second referendum in the middle of the Brexit negotiations would be very difficult, and it will take time to build the next, very different ‘No’ campaign.
Also: Jones wants to turn Britain into a ‘mini-EU’; Ulster goes to the polls tomorrow; and Khan lands himself in hot water with Scottish nationalists.
Also: Merkel ally threatens ‘divide and rule’ approach to Ulster; SNP put far-right extremist on candidates list; Labour expel members fighting Northern Irish election; and more.
Yes, it’s a regional party. But the EU referendum was a UK-wide vote, so of course it bought ads in Edinburgh and London.
Lacking tactical coordination or a shared strategic goal, Remainers are suffering for having never had to organise as a faction before the 23rd June.
Also: Tories accused of favouring DUP with Westminster debate; Plaid council faces parent backlash over Welsh-only schooling; and Nesbitt divides UUP by endorsing SDLP.
Theresa May and David Davis hold their ground whilst their colleagues nearly all suffer falling scores, and the Chancellor knocks Ruth Davidson out of the top three!
Also: Sinn Fein tries to win special status for Ulster (by ignoring London); Daisley exposes the SNP’s one-party Scotland; and more.