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      Why do some Corbynistas favour Brexit?

      Hundreds of trade unionists from across Europe will descend upon Paris on May 28 for a rally in support of Brexit: by...

    2. May 23, 2016

      Steve Hilton and David Cameron’s turn away from radicalism

      Cast your mind back to the autumn of 2005, those halcyon days before the financial crisis, Isis and Donald Trump as a...

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    1. May 8, 2016

      Brexit is too high a price to pay over migration

      If Britain decides to leave the EU on June 23 it will be because of anger over immigration. No issue is of greater...

    2. May 2, 2016

      The worst for Labour is yet to come

      A gentle reminder: many Britons have no idea what “Zionism” or “anti-Semitism” mean. Some will think Israel is an Arab...

    3. April 29, 2016

      Political animals: a guide

      I’m not voting for him, he’s a complete tosser,” said my friend as we discussed the candidates for London mayor. It was...

    4. April 3, 2016

      What the Labour party can learn from Harold Wilson

      Harold Wilson, whose centenary falls this year — as does the 50th anniversary of his biggest general election victory —...

    5. FT Alphaville

      April 3, 2016

      Thought(s) for the weekend

      Dharmesh’s culture code incorporates elements of HubSpeak. For example, it instructs that when someone quits or gets...

    6. March 16, 2016

      UK justice secretary announces quasi-autonomous ‘reform prisons’

      Quasi-autonomous “reform prisons” are to be set up in an attempt to “turn prisoners from liabilities to assets”,...

    7. March 10, 2016

      David Cameron says he will stand as MP in 2020

      David Cameron intends to stand for election as a MP in 2020 although Downing Street insists he will honour his...

    8. March 9, 2016

      Book review: ‘Broken Vows — Tony Blair, The Tragedy of Power’

      Broken Vows: Tony Blair, The Tragedy of Power, by Tom Bower, Faber, RRP£20, 688 pages Tom Bower’s list of bio­graphical...

    9. March 7, 2016

      Portugal loses UK court battle over ‘toxic’ derivatives

      Portugal faces potential liabilities of more than €1.5bn after losing a British court battle over derivatives that...

    10. February 29, 2016

      The fiction of David Cameron as Flashman

      Undeterred by his own cowardice, Sir Harry Paget Flashman won the Victoria Cross, the Order of Bath and the Order of...

    11. The World

      February 23, 2016

      White House countdown - What happens in Vegas

      Sign up to receive White House countdown, our daily US politics email, here. Donald Trump has always been brash. But...

    12. February 23, 2016

      Tony Blair warns US Democrats against supporting Bernie Sanders

      US Democrats should be wary of emulating Britain’s Labour party in choosing their leader, according to Tony Blair, the...

    13. February 22, 2016

      Britain and Europe: The view from the FT archive

      In just a few short months’ time, Britain is set to take one of the most important choices since the second world war —...

    14. February 17, 2016

      Britain and the EU: the new special relationship

      EU leaders at this week’s historic summit will finally confer on Britain the special status it craves.  Prime Minister...

    15. January 22, 2016

      Oligarchs settle $2bn London case

      A $2bn legal dispute involving three of Ukraine’s wealthiest and most powerful oligarchs and centring on wealth amassed...

    16. January 21, 2016

      Bienvenue and G’day to America’s new best friends

      Who are America’s best friends in the world? A decade ago, the answer might have been the UK and Israel, but events and...

    17. Westminster Blog

      January 19, 2016

      What the pollsters got right and Labour needs to understand about the 2015 general election

      Today has been something of a post-mortem into the 2015 general election. First, the inquiry into what went wrong with...

    18. January 18, 2016

      Ex-minister urges reforms to get benefits claimants into work

      More reforms are needed to help the most disadvantaged benefits claimants find work and encourage those on low wages to...

    19. December 13, 2015

      Tony Blair faces pressure over UK Guantánamo detainee Shaker Aamer

      Tony Blair and Jack Straw are under pressure to reveal what they knew about the treatment of Shaker Aamer, the British...

    20. December 11, 2015

      Tony Blair says he urged Gaddafi to quit ahead of air strikes

      Tony Blair has told MPs he made “two or three” attempts to persuade Muammer Gaddafi to relinquish power before the UK...

    21. FT Alphaville

      December 10, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - What’s the deal with Finland’s experiment testing a basic income? - The mystery of who spent a...

    22. December 9, 2015

      David Cameron visit to Warsaw clouded by UK migrant plan

      Hundreds of people from Poland’s elite stood in Warsaw’s cavernous Grand Theatre almost two years ago to applaud Tony...

    23. December 9, 2015

      Tony Blair urges Labour leadership to take up Blairism

      There are few members of the Jeremy Corbyn-led Labour party today willing to offer a full-throated defence of Blairism....

    24. December 4, 2015

      Hilary Benn’s powerful lesson in the art of oratory

      In an age when communications are dominated by the internet and social media, most politicians tend to dismiss the art...

    25. December 3, 2015

      UK public services: Reshaping the state

      From championing free trade to its leading role in the Suffragette movement, Manchester, in England’s industrial north,...

    26. December 3, 2015

      Britain’s MPs have made right call on Syria

      British foreign policy over the past 20 years has veered between two extremes. Under Tony Blair, the UK pursued a...

    27. November 25, 2015

      ‘Excess winter deaths’ stir fears over NHS ability to cope

      The capacity of the National Health Service to cope with a difficult winter has been called into question by figures...

    28. November 18, 2015

      Campaigners fear watering down of Freedom of Information Act

      It was the policy that made Tony Blair call himself a “naive, foolish, irresponsible nincompoop” in his memoir. As...

    29. November 2, 2015

      Nobody is listening to the UK’s anti-surveillance campaigners

      The latest and worst-written Bond film fires dud lines at you for 148 minutes you will never get back, but one really...

    30. October 25, 2015

      Tony Blair apologises for Iraq war ‘mistakes’

      Tony Blair has given a qualified apology for his role in the 2003 Iraq war, conceding it contributed to the rise of...

    31. October 20, 2015

      Lord Warner says Labour ‘hasn’t hope in hell’ as he quits party

      Lord Warner, former Labour health minister, has resigned from the party, warning that it does not have a “hope in hell”...

    32. MBA blog

      October 14, 2015

      What the leaders say

      The Oxford English Dictionary defines leadership as “the action or influence necessary for the direction or...

    33. September 28, 2015

      Jeremy Corbyn has risen because the stakes are low

      Nobody who asks for “authenticity” in politicians understands how decadent this sounds. Most people in most societies...

    34. September 25, 2015

      Jeremy Corbyn: how long can he last?

      Jeremy Corbyn, the man at the centre of Britain’s “populist moment”, has achieved the rare feat of enjoying a political...

    35. September 16, 2015

      Corbyn’s failure to back ‘In’ campaign muddies Labour’s EU stance

      In the run-up to its defeat in May’s general election, Britain’s opposition Labour party had a central pitch to the...

    36. September 14, 2015

      Jeremy Corbyn makes John McDonnell shadow chancellor

      John McDonnell — a hardline leftwinger who has described bankers as “jokers”, has said he is opposed to Bank of England...

    37. September 13, 2015

      Labour makes exotic move but Europe’s leftwingers still swim in cold waters

      Europe’s direction of political travel is presently to the right, with the centre holding on to government, with some...

    38. September 11, 2015

      Jeremy Corbyn onslaught threatens doom for Blairites

      They were the political leviathans of their generation who built up an election-winning powerhouse. Tony Blair, Gordon...

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