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The harrowing personal story of Jihyun Park, followed by her selection as a Tory candidate in Bury, puts current political obsessions in perspective.
The UK and governments across the west have started to act. But we’re still just starting to figure out how to respond.
Strangely, one of the few things that now unites voters across the Left and Right is a feeling he won’t win an election.
It accounts for a larger share of output and a much larger share of productivity growth in poorer regions of the UK
Our Union Connectivity Review will favour routes that serve this aim – be they the A75, the A55 in north Wales or the air corridors to Northern Ireland.
It’s hard to think that the right future is to be a less research-intensive country than the rest of the world, and so I hope our commitment will endure.
Japan, Korea, Taiwan and now China, have all invested heavily in new technologies – through government support for new industries.
The D10 presents an opportunity for coordinating democracies around goals of combating climate change while securing supply chains.
It will need to make hard choices and to show evidence of a clarity and long-term vision that, to date, have been rather notable by their absence.
The President’s address was tougher on Russia, but far from radical. If anything, it risked being disappointingly tame.
Perhaps the answer is bound up with China – and our inability to focus on more than a single problem at once.
We cannot waste the opportunity that our Government’s high-speed rail investment plans presents.
If it were the critical factor, Belgium should have been superbly prepared for the pandemic. Alas, it was not.
The Government must develop a Counter Pandemic Border Strategy (CPBS) to manage the second and subsequent waves of the virus.