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How MPs’ second jobs fail to gain them experience of the UK economy

Sleaze scandal weighs on Tories ahead of Bexley by-election

SNP turns focus on UK failings at party conference

Fraud could suck ‘£10bn a year’ from Tory infrastructure drive

EU ministers call for deal with UK to tackle migrant crisis

Flagship UK vaccine manufacturing centre put up for sale

LV’s mishandled defence of its private equity sale


A no-deal Brexit amid the pandemic would be disgraceful

Japan trade deal commits UK to stricter state aid curbs than in EU talks

Ban on consultancies for UK MPs could lead to older Tories resigning, say ministers

Brexit shrank UK services exports by £110bn, academics find

Poland and France keep turkeys on Britain’s Christmas dinner menu

A shameful day for British politics (free to read today)

Starmer urges Labour to embrace Blair’s legacy as he vows to win the next election

Government threatens to take direct control of Transport for London