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Michael White explains why the collapse of the ERG blueprint joins Boris as twin embarrassments of the week.

From the ruins left by the Luftwaffe Britain had to rebuild. IAN WALKER charts the process from high rise living to the out-of-town cineplex

There have always been two compelling practical reasons for the Labour leadership to come out against Brexit: the first is that it would win them votes.

The electoral logic is inescapable, and even Corbyn will soon grasp it... Labour must support a People’s Vote, says historian of the Labour movement FRANCIS BECKETT

Michael White says all political parties have an as-yet-unfulfilled duty to think much harder about reforms.

MICHAEL WHITE sees a glummer holiday ahead amid fears we may end up worse off than in the seventies.

Michael White takes a look at the chaos derailing the government and the less than helpful visit of Donald Trump.

Today’s cave-in from the prime minister has led to an extraordinary series of blue-on-blue attacks in the House of Commons as Tories on both sides of the debate traded insults.

Theresa May faces a make-or-break period as she battles to keep her premiership on track until Parliament’s summer recess.

Brexit is the product of the dysfunctional relationship between Theresa May and Boris Johnson, says JANE MERRICK. Even after Johnson’s resignation, that will remain the case.

Editor-at-Large ALASTAIR CAMPBELL explains why comparing the public reaction surrounding the Iraq War with Brexit simply won’t work.

MICHAEL WHITE on May’s supposed ‘Brexit Dividend’ - and an alternative plan to revive and sustain the NHS

The 1987 poll tax brought about Thatcher’s downfall. Now Brexit will do the same for Theresa May, says ANDREW ADONIS.

As Liverpool FC attempt to write another chapter in their storied history in this weekend’s Champions League final, ANTHONY CLAVANE recounts the extraordinarily intimate relationship between Europe and the city itself.

Free from the pressures that are silencing other MPs, the Conservative Party’s great europhile tells TIM WALKER about his meeting with Theresa May and why this is no time for despair.

Don’t be fooled by the urbane environment secretary, says ANDREW ADONIS. He is from a long line of zealots who have harmed our country.

Splits in the cabinet over Brexit are simply the latest manifestations of a divide that has paralysed the Conservatives – and the country – for decades. STEVE RICHARDS reports

The Renew Party, an anti-Brexit political party, is making its first electoral manoeuvre by targeting Remain-voting Conservative seats.

As France nears the 50th anniversary of the May 1968 protests amid unmistakable echoes of those events, JASON WALSH asks which direction the country will go in this time around

It’s hard to keep up with all these claims of plots and counter-plots swirling around the political system, isn’t it?

France’s National Front is trying to bounce back. But, JASON WALSH asks, is there any hope for the far-right basket case?

The Trade Secretary who travelled all that way for a packet of crisps.

MICHAEL WHITE on those ludicrous spy stories . . . and why Labour’s leader must come in from the cold over Brexit.

In this week’s diary column, Farage’s wealth remains a mystery and the BBC finally acknowledges The New European.

Boris Johnson plays politics like the Roman Emperors he so admires. But with the Tory civil war escalating danger lurks around every corner, writes ANDREW ADONIS.

In this week’s diary column, Lib Dems distance themselves from comedy stalwart and Tim Shipman considers a new Conservative “dream team”.

Tony Blair is Brexit’s most eloquent critic, but does his controversial legacy prevent him making a full impact? ANTHONY CLAVANE went to his former constituency – a Leave stronghold – to find out

Former Fleet Street editor Peter Preston has died, aged 79. MICHAEL WHITE pays tribute to an ex-colleague and pro-European ‘ultra’

In dangerous times, the Labour leader needs to work harder or give way, argues MICHAEL WHITE.

MICHAEL WHITE tries to look on the bright side of the fallout from May’s Brexit fudge.

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ANTI-BREXIT EVENTS

Grassroots anti-Brexit campaigners are increasing the pressure on politicians ahead of a series of important votes this year. Here is a list of the events organised across Britain in the coming weeks and months.

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