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Boris’ day: Johnson shambles closer to victory

Boris’ day: Johnson shambles closer to victory

In the lead-up to a final vote, the campaign to elect the Conservative Party's next leader has taken some surprising twists.

The making of Britain’s Donald Trump

The making of Britain’s Donald Trump

Boris Johnson is best known for his history of lying, racism, and downright buffoonery, leading many to wonder whether Britain's next prime minister has more in common with Donald Trump than a shockingly blonde mop.

The European Parliament’s Brexitstential crisis

The European Parliament’s Brexitstential crisis

The UK Brexit Party sees a somewhat ironic spectacular success, while the Greens' rise shows that the shifting nature of class is producing a real shift in politics for the first time in decades.

EU election sees populist wave continue

EU election sees populist wave continue

Good morning, early birds. Populists across the spectrum have continued to make huge strides in the EU parliamentary elections, and Anthony Albanese's offer to work with the Coalition on climate is rebuffed. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

May madness in European Parliament as Brexit Party prospers

May madness in European Parliament as Brexit Party prospers

Theresa May's forthcoming resignation has been underscored by a huge result for the Brexit Party and a shocking rout for the Conservatives in the UK's EU parliamentary vote

A blustering Thatcherite rises from the crowd…

A blustering Thatcherite rises from the crowd…

The new pin-up boy for a hard Brexit, Mark Francois, sounds no-nonsense. He sounds like he knows what he’s doing. He sounds like Thatcher.

May’s position untenable as the clock ticks towards April 12

May’s position untenable as the clock ticks towards April 12

Less than 100 hours to no-deal Brexit and parliamentarians are still prefacing everything with "we should have discussed this two years ago".

Scenes from a UK byelection

Scenes from a UK byelection

A modest byelection in Wales last week reflected little of the true Brexit mania gripping the UK. Such scenes will not survive much longer.

The Brexit process questions the possibility of true democracy

The Brexit process questions the possibility of true democracy

The most obvious effect of the Brexit process has been to thaw and reflow various arrangements of power and convention.

Cliffhangers and marathon meetings as Brexit drags along

Cliffhangers and marathon meetings as Brexit drags along

Four failed motions, three minute pressers, two resignations, and a government that's looking rather silly.