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Winning the peace
Why Boris Johnson is recreating Tony Blair’s “delivery unit”
The prime minister promises a more muscular, interventionist state
Bagehot
The Labour Party is being pulled apart by its two main constituencies
Sir Keir Starmer is struggling to hold them together
Second homes
Second homes are coming under increasing attack in Wales
The nationalists don’t like them
Pubs and Jobs
A post-covid staff shortage afflicts Britain’s hospitality industry
If pubs want more staff they will have to raise wages
The Chipping Norton reset
The Brexit realignment continues
The Labour Party has been hammered in its old heartlands, but inches forward in the Tories’
Slaughter in Northern Ireland
The ten people killed in Ballymurphy in 1971 were entirely innocent
A coroner’s verdict raises the stakes for the government
Voter identification
American-style voter ID laws are coming to Britain
They will have almost no effect on fraud, because there is hardly any
Let attrition commence
Nicola Sturgeon’s nationalists retain power in Scotland
The nationalists won, but not as convincingly as they had hoped to.Stalemate beckons
Squirm, DC
David Cameron denies any role in the collapse of Greensill Capital
The former British prime minister declined to say even what he was paid for lobbying on behalf of the failed finance firm
A new optimism
Breathing life into Britain’s life-sciences industry
The government has high hopes for a sleeping giant
The fat controller
The Treasury may use ticket pricing to discourage working from home
Commuter groups aren’t happy about the prospect
Water, water everywhere
The pandemic has caused a shortage of cadavers
Surgical training is suffering as a result
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