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UK net migration lowest in three years

Net migration to Britain down 81,000 to 246,000 in year to March 2017, lowest for three years - official estimates...

BBC Politics
Harriet Harman has said she 'definitely' would have beaten Ed Miliband in the 2010 Labour leadership contest

Ms Harman said party members told her she was 'nailing it' as acting leader...

Independent Politics
Harriet Harman says she 'definitely' would have beaten Ed Miliband in 2010 Labour leadership contest

Former frontbencher says party members told her she was 'nailing it' as acting leader...

Independent Politics
Brexit: UK faces 'severe loss' from leaving EU, warns Angela Merkel's chief of staff

Peter Altmaier has been described as 'the most powerful man in Berlin'...

Independent Politics
Brexit: UK faces 'severe loss' from leaving EU warns Angela Merkel's chief of staff

Peter Altmaier has been described as 'the most powerful man in Berlin'...

Independent Politics
Fears over Notting Hill Carnival reveal more about racism than reality

Statistically, the event is about as safe as Glastonbury. Notting Hill carnival is terrifying. As soon as the sun sets, gangs emerge ready to prey on unsuspecting atte...

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Standing up to China’s censors: an attempt to delete history backfires

For years now, the official Chinese position has been that no one was killed in Tiananmen Square. At the time, the massacre in and around Tiananmen Square in Beijing o...

New Statesman
GCSEs: overhaul means results are ‘incomparable to previous years’

Headteachers say it would be ‘unjust and unreliable’ to try to compare Thursday’s grades with those under the old systemThe “unprecedented changes” to this year’s...

The Guardian Politics
Steve Bell’s If ... on HMS Queen Elizabeth's offensive penguin capability

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Military Transgender Ban to Begin Within 6 Months, Memo Says

A protest last month outside the White House...

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White House said to be close on transgender military ban

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Federal Electricity Study Hints at Future Support for Coal

The Energy Department report says the current grid is robust but suggests additional support for the ailing coal and nuclear industries...

New York Times Politics
ESPN Pulls a Broadcaster, Robert Lee, and Encounters a Storm

Coach Bronco Mendenhall leading Virginia onto the field in 2016. The ESPN announcer Robert Lee had been scheduled to call the Virginia-William and Mary game in Charlottesville...

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The Media Is Trump's Soviet Union

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The Media is Trump's Lifeline

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Number of EU citizens detained in UK rises almost a third after Brexit

Government changes that allow EU citizens who are rough sleepers to be deported blamed for the rise...

Independent Politics
Labour says plan for a £10 minimum wage would raise more than five million workers' incomes

Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to raise current threshold by £2.50 by 2020...

Independent Politics
Tucson’s Mexican Studies Program Was a Victim of ‘Racial Animus,’ Judge Says

Judge A. Wallace Tashima in 2012. He ruled on Tuesday that the decision to end a Mexican-American studies program in Tucson was “motivated by a desire to advance a political...

New York Times Politics
Trump Widens Rift With Congress as Critical Showdowns Loom

The border with Mexico in Nogales, Ariz., earlier this year. President Trump threatened to shut down the government to fund a wall along the border between the United States a...

New York Times Politics
UK government to investigate impact of overseas students

The Home Office is to launch a study into the impact on the labour market, as migration figures are released...

BBC Politics
6 million middle-aged people take no exercise

Public Health England’s research suggests large numbers of adults do not walk for 10 minutes at a time once a monthAbout 6 million middle-aged people in England are endanger...

The Guardian Politics
Justice Dept. fights suit over Trump religious liberty order

At issue is whether the executive order illegally favors religious organizations...

Politico
Food industry warns of Brexit workforce shortage

The food industry warns that a Brexit workforce shortage could leave a third of its businesses unviable...

BBC Politics
Food and drink industry says EU staff exodus will damage economy

Brexit warnings from trade bodies come as businesses across UK struggle to recruit skilled labour The food and drink industry has issued a warning of significant disruption an...

The Guardian Politics
Expert panel to assess impact of international students on UK jobs

Home Office’s migration advisory committee will crack down on abuse of visas by poor-quality institutions, says Amber RuddMigration experts will be asked to examine the impa...

The Guardian Politics
Theresa May under pressure to drop foreign students from immigration numbers as Home Office launches independent review

PM appears increasingly isolated on the issue...

Independent Politics
Theresa May under pressure to drop foreign students from immigration numbers

Home Office launches review into costs and benefits of overseas students in the UK...

Independent Politics
New stamp duty charge on landlords and investors raises significantly more than expected

Rising revenues suggest policy is failing in aim of stopping people buying multiple homes...

Independent Politics
Different Day, Different Audience, and a Completely Different Trump

President Trump spoke Wednesday to the national convention of the American Legion in Reno, Nev...

New York Times Politics
California Democrats lead attack over Trump's mental health

Some fear focus on president's fitness for office could backfire...

Politico
Judge rejects revised Texas voter ID law

An appeal is promised after a court rules that the state's process still discriminates against minorities...

Politico
How the Burden of Afghanistan Could Fall on Trump’s Supporters

New research shows the president performed better in parts of the country with higher Iraq and Afghanistan casualty rates—so he might regret sending more troops into harm’...

Politico
Menendez Is Denied Reprieve From Corruption Trial to Cast Senate Votes

Senator Robert Menendez arrived at Federal Court in Newark on Tuesday. On some days this fall, Mr. Menendez will have to choose between attending his corruption trial and cast...

New York Times Politics
Trump berated multiple GOP senators in phone calls

The conversations are evidence of rising tensions between the president and congressional Republicans heading into a critical legislative span...

Politico
Trump clashed with multiple GOP senators over Russia

The conversations are evidence of rising tensions between the president and congressional Republicans heading into a critical legislative span...

Politico
When Nazis Filled Madison Square Garden

In 1939, a Bund rally in New York turned violent—and ultimately doomed that era’s American Nazi movement. Could Charlottesville do the same for a new generation of white n...

Politico
British data protection laws to stay 'aligned' with the EU's after Brexit

Government says relationship should continue...

Independent Politics
New York PR maven Risa Heller drops Kushner Cos.

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Trump stokes primary challenge against Flake

The president met with several potential GOP rivals...

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Trump met with potential Flake challengers before Phoenix rally

Trump ripped the Arizona senator during the brief meeting, calling him 'the flake.'...

Politico
If Nixon Went to China, Trump Can Talk to North Korea

The crisis has passed—for now. But to stop the nuclear threat for good, the president will need to negotiate...

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Federal antitrust regulators clear Amazon's Whole Foods purchase

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Malaysian Leader in Billion-Dollar Scandal Is Invited to White House

Prime Minister Najib Razak of Malaysia in Beijing in May...

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Trump calls for unity following fiery Arizona rally

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Rabbis ditch High Holy Days call with Trump

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GOP leaders hope for green light to release more tax plan details next month

They’re wary of releasing a detailed plan only to have it shot down by fellow Republicans...

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Trump under the gun as Dreamers deadline looms

The president must decide whether to side with his conservative base or young undocumented immigrants...

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Ryan: 'I don’t think anyone’s interested in having a shutdown'

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Trump calls for unity on the heels of combative Arizona rally speech

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Steve Bell on the UK’s Brexit negotiations – cartoon

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Gillespie mocks ESPN for pulling Robert Lee from Virginia game

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Theresa May says deportation letters sent in error

Some 100 EU nationals received a U.K. government letter telling them to leave the country...

Politico
In Trump's war on press, Pence gamely nods along

The conservative vice president was once an outspoken advocate for press freedom, but has now joined his boss’ attacks on ‘fake news.’...

Politico
Trump’s threat of NAFTA withdrawal loses its edge

Mexico and Canada are growing inured to the president’s barrage of threats on trade...

Politico
Britain sends £9m to Libya to fight terror threat and migrant crisis

Boris Johnson announces aid package, which includes £4m to remove improvised explosive devices, during trip to TripoliBoris Johnson has announced a £9m aid package for Libya...

The Guardian Politics
Exxon Misled the Public on Climate Change, Study Says

An Exxon Mobil refinery in Billings, Mont. in 2016. A new paper by two Harvard researchers who reviewed nearly 200 documents representing the company’s research and public s...

New York Times Politics
EU nationals deportation letters an 'unfortunate error', says May

Home Office mistakenly sent up to 100 letters to EU citizens telling them to leave UK or face removalTheresa May admitted the Home Office made an “unfortunate error” when...

The Guardian Politics
The Guardian view on UK Brexit policy: this time the lady is for turning | Editorial

The government’s latest position paper abandons the fantasy that Britain can go it alone. Not before time, ministers are having a close encounter with realityThe orthodoxy s...

The Guardian Politics
The Guardian view on the northern powerhouse: back on | Editorial

As Andy Burnham, the Greater Manchester mayor, convenes a northern council in Leeds, Theresa May heads to Teesside. It looks as if the battle for northern England has begunThe...

The Guardian Politics
Grenfell Tower's management organisation to be stripped of responsibility across the area

Action by Theresa May follows criticism of TMO in aftermath of tragedy for repeatedly ignoring residents' fire safety concerns ahead of deadly blaze...

Independent Politics
Charlottesville covers Confederate statues with black shrouds

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Workers shrouding Lee statue in Charlottesville

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David Davis to avoid putting Brexit payment on table in Brussels

Secretary for exiting EU will refuse to disclose Britain’s financial obligations in next round of talksDavid Davis will refuse to reveal any details about what Britain could...

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Labour MP faces backlash over women-only carriages idea

A Labour MP faces a backlash after saying the move could create "safe spaces" on public transport...

BBC Politics
What ‘Clean Coal’ Is — and Isn’t

A coal pile at the NRG WA Parish electrical generating station near Houston. It uses carbon capture and storage technology...

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Comey takes lecture post at Howard University

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Motorist would not have landed cyclist's 'wanton and furious driving' charge

Charlie Alliston should have had a front brake but 18mph is a cautious speed and double standards are at work hereA heavy-handed prosecution against a cyclist for manslaughter...

The Guardian Politics
Judge condemns Amber Rudd for ignoring orders to release torture victim

Home secretary has failed to adequately explain delays in freeing asylum seeker from detention, says high court judgeA high court judge has said she is “deeply concerned”...

The Guardian Politics
The hashtag is ten; I wish it was dead

#Yes #I #was #paid #for #this I do not often wish death to ten year olds (exception: when it’s half-term and I’m on public transport). Most of the time, ten year o...

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Boris Johnson: Libya is terror fight front line

The UK foreign secretary pledges £9m to tackle people trafficking and terrorism during a visit...

BBC Politics
Three reasons remainers should stop calling for a second referendum on Brexit | Denis MacShane

Focusing on another vote means the real work of grassroots campaigning and persuasion hasn’t taken placeWith a monotonous regularity, calls for a second referendum are now t...

The Guardian Politics
Playback: Trump rigorously prepared for his Afghanistan speech

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Number of EU citizens detained in UK up by 27%, figures show

Home Office statistics also show sixfold increase since 2009 in those held for suspected immigration offencesThe number of EU citizens detained for suspected immigration offen...

The Guardian Politics
EU chief attacks nationalists as 'unpatriotic' and compares them to alcoholics

Frans Timmermans said nationalism made societies 'weak'kl...

Independent Politics
I know May is desperate. But prosecco parties for Tory MPs won’t save her | Peter Bradshaw

There is logic to the PM plying backbenchers with booze at Chequers. But once the democratic fizz dies down, they won’t remember anything she saidAs our long, cold summer cr...

The Guardian Politics
Trump to Congress: Fund the Wall or I’ll Shut the Government

The border with Mexico in Nogales, Ariz., earlier this year. President Trump threatened to shut down the government to fund a wall along the entire border between the United S...

New York Times Politics
Chris Grayling accused of 'passing the buck' on northern transport

Minister’s call for region to sort out its own transport problems is an abdication of responsibility, northern leaders sayThe transport secretary has been accused of an “a...

The Guardian Politics
A lot of noise for nothing: Macron has given his wife the most pointless formal status

Big news: nothing has changed. The Elysée palace has important news: Brigitte Macron, the wife of youngest-president-since-Napoleon Emmanuel Macron, will carry out or...

New Statesman
Serebrennikov's arrest is another step in the erosion of Russia's cultural freedom

The detained director is widely known for challenging more conservative forms of theatre. “The play opens amid scenery which has already become, it seems, painfully...

New Statesman
EU nationals: did you receive a letter threatening deportation?

The Home Office mistakenly sent out up to a hundred letters to EU nationals telling them to leave the country or face deportationThe Home Office apologised after it accidental...

The Guardian Politics
Trump goes after Flake by name, after pledging not to

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John Redwood and Chuka Umunna clash over European Court of Justice

Chuka Umunna clashes with John Redwood over whether European judges will still have a say in UK law after Brexit...

BBC Politics
Secret Service agrees to stop erasing White House visitor log data

A lawsuit demanding public access to some of the information is in the works...

Politico
Clapper questions Trump’s fitness for office after Phoenix rally

‘How much longer does the country have to, to borrow a phrase, endure this nightmare?’ the former director of national intelligence said...

Politico
Independent Scotland would need to cut deficit, says Sturgeon

Data shows country spent £13.5bn more than it raised in taxes last year, a gap of 8.3%, compared to UK’s 2.4%Nicola Sturgeon has said an independent Scotland would face tou...

The Guardian Politics
EU citizen detention letters sent in error

Home Office sent about 100 letters "in error" to EU citizens living in UK, saying they were liable for "detention"...

BBC Politics
Tory right-wingers are furious about Big Ben – but it’s their time that’s running out

They could take both Corbyn and the present moment seriously. Instead, they are arguing about a clock. Jeremy Corbyn, it is often said, wants to take Britain back to...

New Statesman
Tory right-wingers are furious about Big Ben – but it’s their time that's running out

They could take both Corbyn and the present moment seriously. Instead, they are arguing about a clock. Jeremy Corbyn, it is often said, wants to take Britain back to...

New Statesman
Disabled people are being 'shut out of society' by spending cuts, equality and human rights bodies warn

Campaigners say human rights being ignored as those in need of additional care 'bear the brunt' of austerity policies...

Independent Politics
Disabled people are being 'shut out of society' by spending cuts, equality bodies warn

Campaigners say human rights being ignored as those in need of additional care 'bear the brunt' of austerity policies...

Independent Politics
Leader: History is not written in stone

Statues have not been politicised by protest; they were always political. When a mishmash of neo-Nazis, white supremacists, Trump supporters and private militias gathe...

New Statesman
Andy Burnham: North 'needs transport investment now'

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham made the comment as leaders gather at a summit in Leeds...

BBC Politics
What is the European court of justice and why does it matter?

Brexit policy paper leaves open possibility of Europe’s highest court retaining say on UK law. What does this mean for Britain?The Luxembourg-based court of justice of the E...

The Guardian Politics
Kushner snubbed in Cairo after U.S. cuts, delays aid to Egypt

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Egypt snubs Kushner after U.S. cuts, delays to aid

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Egypt leaders meet Kushner despite aid cuts

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Home Office apologises for letters threatening to deport EU nationals

Department mistakenly sent out up to a hundred letters to EU nationals telling them to leave UK or face removalThe Home Office has apologised after it mistakenly sent out up t...

The Guardian Politics
Sending EU nationals deportation letters an 'unfortunate error', says May

Home Office mistakenly sent out up to 100 letters to EU citizens telling them to leave the UK or face removalThe prime minister has admitted the Home Office made an “unfortu...

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