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Scotland to return to tiers from end of April, confirms Nicola Sturgeo…

Boris Johnson has thanked farmers in a video message to the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) annual conference for keeping supermarket shelves stocked and delivery boxes filled during the pandemic. Being freed from the “shackles” of the European Union’s Common Agricultural Policy was “the moment

Politics latest news: Labour has not 'gone soft' against Tor…

Politics latest news: Labour has not ‘gone soft’ against Tories, claims Sir Keir Starmer  Telegraph.co.uk Source link Google News

Disabled police officers ignored in drive for political correctness, s…

Disabled police officers have been left behind in the force’s drive towards political correctness, the head of the association that represents them has said. Simon Nelson, president of the Disabled Police Association, told the Sunday Telegraph it was time officers with disabilities were afforded the same consideration as those from other

Boris Johnson eyes border controls when cases are ‘much lower’, amid h…

Boris Johnson said “absolutely everything” is being done to tackle violent crime, after a mother and former Conservative Party activist pleaded with him for help following her only son’s stabbing death. Sven Badzak, a 22-year-old aspiring lawyer from Maida Hill, west London, was killed

Boris Johnson ‘put politics above public health’ by visiting vaccine p…

Boris Johnson visited a vaccine plant despite No 10 being warned of a Covid outbreak, triggering condemnation in the Commons. The prime minister was accused of a “reckless PR stunt” – after it emerged that the boss of the manufacturing site in Scotland had

EU counted UK factories as part of the bloc despite Brexit, AstraZenec…

Threatening to withhold Covid vaccines from other countries is “not something we should be considering”, the former head of the UK’s Vaccine Taskforce has said.  Kate Bingham said the UK’s head-start was down to early production preparation, as much as it was down to signing

Brexit news: Rejoiners launch fierce campaign to scrap £120m Brexit fe…

Theresa May announced the £120million concept in 2018 which is expected to consist of a large number of events across the country. Boris Johnson says that it would give a significant cultural boost to the UK with the Department of Culture, Media and Sport set

Politics latest news: Schools could reopen on ‘regional’ basis, deputy…

Politics latest news: Schools could reopen on ‘regional’ basis, deputy chief medical officer warns  Telegraph.co.uk Source link Google News

Politics latest news: Ministers mull blue envelopes for vaccine appoin…

Politics latest news: Ministers mull blue envelopes for vaccine appointments amid concerns over missing post  Telegraph.co.uk Source link Google News

Anne Applebaum and the Crisis of Centrist Politics

Illustration by Joe Ciardiello. Anne Applebaum’s new book, Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism, opens two decades ago with a rollicking New Year’s Eve party that she and her husband threw at their renovated country estate in Poland to celebrate the triumphant