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Tony Abbott and Boris Johnson (Images: AAP/Joel Carrett, AP/Dennis Van Tine)

Why Boris loves Tony. The inside story of Abbott's trade job with the Poms

Inq looks at the connections between Abbott, Johnson and a number of prominent conservative figures and think tanks.

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Tone Alone: who does the former PM represent? Us, the Poms or whoever will pay?

For a former captain of Team Australia, Tony Abbott certainly seems to have divided loyalties these days.

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

When Frydenberg talks about Thatcher and Reagan, what does he have in mind?

Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher were avatars of big government, big debt and wage stagnation. Is that what Josh Frydenberg wants?

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Why stop at paying back the reno? Here are a few more bills for the Sussexes

Harry and Meghan are paying back taxpayers for the renovation of Frogmore cottage – but should it stop there?

Roger Scruton (Image: Flickr/Policy Exchange)

Vale Roger Scruton, the greatest (most overrated) conservative thinker of our time

Guy Rundle remembers the man Boris Johnson described as "the greatest modern conservative thinker".

Jeremy Corbyn was doomed from the start

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

Jeremy Corbyn (Image: PA)

Is this the end of UK Labour as we know it?

The idea that UK Labour are out for a generation is not a given, writes Guy Rundle. Still, there's no denying things are bad...

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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.

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What will Morrison's bushfire moment be?

If a city blanketed in smoke can't shift Scott Morrison's climate denialism, what will? Perhaps trade sanctions against Australia.

Cheap stunts, double bluffs and memes consume UK election's final days

A boy on a hospital floor, doctored videos, and Boris Johnson bailing on an interview — is it all strategy, or is Britain's election descending into mayhem?

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