UK coronavirus live: nearly 500 further deaths in 24 hours; MPs pass English lockdown rules by 516 votes to 38

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The Guardian view on Tories and migration: stop the posing | Editorial

The drowning of a family of five in the Channel and a fire on a ship…

Tory MPs are right: the north needs a renaissance – but it's got to be green | Owen Jones

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How coronavirus 'diktats' from Downing Street tore Britain apart

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Handling of Covid-19 increases ‘red wall’ voters’ complaints of government

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More offshore wind is welcome, but we have to keep the jobs it creates in the UK | Chaitanya Kumar

In the past, although windfarms were located just off the coast of Scotland, manufacturing work was…

More than 80 Tory MPs prepared to rebel over Coronavirus Act renewal

Scores of Conservatives are calling for right to vote on Covid laws as talks to thrash…

Welcome to libertarian Covid fantasy land – that’s Sweden to you and me | Nick Cohen

The right fails to recognise that the Swedes’ real virtue in this pandemic is their social…

Public not to blame for second wave of Covid-19, says Keir Starmer

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