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Extending the Brexit transition will cost billions and achieve nothing | Priti Patel 18 Oct 1:58pm Extending the Brexit transition will cost billions and achieve nothing | Priti Patel
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Of course it’s important we leave the EU in an orderly fashion, but the process must be time-limitedBack in 2016, 17.4 million people voted to leave the EU. And if today’s rumours about the government wanting to
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The Guardian view on Theresa May’s Brexit strategy: failing on two fronts | Editorial 18 Oct 1:57pm The Guardian view on Theresa May’s Brexit strategy: failing on two fronts | Editorial
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The prime minister’s refusal to engage with moderate MPs has led her into the impasse that now makes it so hard to strike a deal in BrusselsTheresa May’s failure to make progress
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The Guardian view on welfare shambles: ministers must be accountable | Editorial 18 Oct 1:57pm The Guardian view on welfare shambles: ministers must be accountable | Editorial
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Tory politicians have become adept at using alternative facts to evade responsibility for the gigantic mess in welfare policy. Unless errors are recognised, they cannot be learned fromThe Conservative overhaul of welfare is a chronicle of a tragedy foretold. It was never plausible that
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18 Oct 1:39pm Transgender rights are not a threat to feminism | Letters
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Readers respond to the Guardian’s editorial, a recent letter, and other media coverage of the debate surrounding the consultation on reform of the Gender Recognition ActYour
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18 Oct 1:10pm Trump is crude over Saudi Arabia, but he’s simply continuing US policy | Gary Younge
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US presidents have been appeasing brutal dictatorships for years. Trump merely does it with appalling and brazen clarityIn 1989 five teenagers – four black and one Hispanic – were arrested for the brutal rape and assault of
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My release from prison for protesting fracking does not equate to justice | Simon Roscoe Blevins 18 Oct 9:47am My release from prison for protesting fracking does not equate to justice | Simon Roscoe Blevins
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The injustice of my time in jail is dwarfed by the profound inequities that inspired my protest in the first placeThis morning I woke up outside of prison for the first time since 26 September. I was
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We interrupted Penny Mordaunt to demand aid sector abuses end now | Shaista Aziz 18 Oct 9:46am We interrupted Penny Mordaunt to demand aid sector abuses end now | Shaista Aziz
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If the sector really wants to put its house in order, it must stop protecting those preying on the world’s most vulnerable peopleEight months on from the
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Populism is not the whole story – European politics is rewiring itself | Cas Mudde 18 Oct 9:40am Populism is not the whole story – European politics is rewiring itself | Cas Mudde
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Don’t be distracted by ‘earthquakes’ in recent elections. Swings to the far right or left are only one part of the bigger pictureAfter months of speculation about a
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18 Oct 9:14am Rees-Mogg promises cheap food after Brexit but workers will pay the price | Kerry McCarthy
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The government and supermarkets must tighten up supply chains to prevent human rights abuses As we mark both
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Regime change in Iran is Trump’s real motive for siding with the Saudis | Simon Tisdall 18 Oct 7:25am Regime change in Iran is Trump’s real motive for siding with the Saudis | Simon Tisdall
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The US president needs support to take down Tehran – and he doesn’t appear to be fussy about where it may come fromIt would be comforting to think Donald Trump sent his secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, hotfooting it to Saudi Arabia this week to solve the mystery of what happened to the missing journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. It would be nice to believe
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When council leaders petition No 10 to end austerity, things are bad | Polly Toynbee 18 Oct 6:35am When council leaders petition No 10 to end austerity, things are bad | Polly Toynbee
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Labour councils have had enough. As another round of devastating cuts looms, the leader of Newcastle council has gone to the sourceWith the budget barely more than a week away, the queue of desperate petitioners would stretch down Whitehall far out of sight. If
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Mohammed bin Salman never was a reformer. This has proved it | Dilip Hiro 18 Oct 1:00am Mohammed bin Salman never was a reformer. This has proved it | Dilip Hiro
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The Saudi crown prince allowed women to drive, but the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi reveals his true natureIn June, when the
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18 Oct 1:00am As the fracking protesters show, a people’s rebellion is the only way to fight climate change | George Monbiot
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Our politicians, under the influence of big business, have failed us. As they take the planet to the brink, it’s time for disruptive, nonviolent disobedienceIt is hard to believe today, but the prevailing ethos among the educated elite was once public service. As the historian Tony Judt documented in
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