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What next for Labour and Corbyn after the byelections?
Copeland was a disaster, Stoke an apocalypse too narrowly averted for comfort. Both byelections pose existential questions for a Labour leader whose name was offered on doorsteps as reason for not voting Labour. But Jeremy Corbyn wasn’t here today to talk about holding himself accountable for failure, he was here to talk about holding the Tories accountable for Brexit. He has his script, and he’s sticking to it. Boy, is he sticking to it.


‘An American is at least twice as likely to be shot dead by a toddler than killed by a terrorist.’
Photograph: Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images
Trump fears terrorists, but more Americans are shot dead by toddlers
Shortly before leaving America for Britain, after 12 years as a correspondent, the relative of one of my son’s friends politely declined my invitation to visit us in London.
President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May walk along the colonnades of the White House in Washington on January 27, 2017. (AP Photo / Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Theresa May Is Totally Crushing on Donald Trump
On December 31, 1999, as television networks spanned the globe to cover the celebrations ringing in the new millennium,
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No Place Like Home – A Black Briton’s Journey through the American South
book review
'The idea of retracing the route is a great one, urgent and necessary.'
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