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Swearing revenge?

Good morning, early birds. Adem Somyurek has leaked more than two years' worth of filthy texts from federal Labor MP Anthony Byrne, and Australia and the UK have begun formal negotiations for a post-Brexit free trade deal. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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We shan’t fight him on the breaches

Good morning, early birds. Boris Johnson has refused to sack senior adviser and Brexit mastermind Dominic Cummings over multiple lockdown breaches, and despite the $60 billion error, Josh Frydenberg stands firm on the JobKeeper eligibility criteria. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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In terror and hope — the world’s 20-year wild ride

Evolution or devolution? A look back over the past 20 years of politics, technology, and wars of all kinds.

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A Sinn Féin ‘victory’ sends Ireland into uncertain waters

A surging Sinn Féin teaches the left that success can be found in the community that a 'progressive nationalism' can provide.

Is there going to be a recession in 2020?

While there are plenty of red flags dotted on the horizon, there are actually lots of reasons to be optimistic about Australia's economy in the upcoming year.

Jeremy Corbyn was doomed from the start

A bungled handling of Brexit, public perception, and entrenched Labour factions made Corbyn's job almost impossible.

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Encore! Encore! Encore!

Good morning, early birds. Last week, we said goodbye until next year, but Boris Johnson’ UK election landslide will have a ripple effect far and wide, and Australia is burning on both sides, so we are back for one more song week. It’s the news you really need to know, with Charlie Lewis.

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Boris

If the UK election exit polls are correct, Boris Johnson will get the biggest Tory win since Margaret Thatcher in 1987.

The case for a second Brexit referendum

Crikey readers respond to Guy Rundle's questioning of a (seemingly inevitable) Conservative victory in the UK election, and elsewhere discuss agriculture and productivity in a rapidly drying Australia.

Sun sets on the British empire, but its racist legacy remains

Years of racist scapegoating came to a head in the aftermath of the Brexit referendum, with a spike in racist harassment and abuse against ‘outsiders’ of all descriptions.