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Young voters may define the UK election

It would be an understatement to say that election night in Britain has surprised before.

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UK Labour lags, but it has a secret weapon: everyone hates the Tories now

Ere we go, ere we go, ere we go! Time for an irremediably hung House of Commons and another brain-melt election in six months. Oi!

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Is this really a win for Boris?

Just as Boris Johnson seemed to make massive headway on Brexit, his desire for a rushed deal sent him straight back to square one.

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Boris Johnson damages more than just the conservative movement

By invoking murdered MP Jo Cox for his Brexit war, Boris Johnson has attacked the most basic principles of respect and regard on which society runs.

Of course Julia Gillard is appearing at a Tory convention

Julia Gillard's appearance at the UK Conservative Party conference will come as no surprise to those who have watched her politics closely.


Sorry, Boris, the UK isn’t having a constitutional crisis

Boris Johnson's Conservative government is calling foul after his attempts to prorogue parliament were shot down. Unfortunately for him, it has actually showed the system is in good working order.

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Will Boris’ Brexit gamble pay off?

Crikey readers on Boris Johnson, hydrogen energy and media monopolies.

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The Boris train steams ahead, but can it last?

Boris Johnson has seen a jump in the polls. It may be stitching up Labour for now, but there's danger ahead.

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.

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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