Labour’s fudge over Brexit may have worked once. But it can’t go on

It’s the May bank holiday weekend, and all is just as tradition demands. The sun is shining, the local election results are in, and Ken Livingstone is on the television talking about Hitler. To complete the spring picture, partisans and pundits are out in force, frantically spinning or interpreting the results of last night’s council contests in England, hoping to divine what the votes in 150 local authority areas portend for the nation’s future.

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From Trump’s US to Syria, even the plain truth is tribal

The denigration of Robert Mueller and the White Helmets shows the extent to which provable facts are now under siegeThere was a time when, even if we disagreed about the remedy, we did at least agree that the patient was sick. We might argue about the ...

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Phil Hay obituary

My friend Phil Hay, who has died of cancer aged 62, was a distinguished broadcast journalist and respected communications official with the World Bank. With a gift for laughter and a talent for friendship, he found his calling in communication.

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