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Blair fights back over Brexit

Former prime minister Tony Blair urged opponents of Brexit to rise up. Matthew Partridge reports.

The steps Britain must take to secure its post-Brexit future

Britain can be confident of its future after leaving the European Union, PwC economist John Hawksworth tells Matthew Partridge. But it won’t be easy.

Is this the end for high-street banking?

Years of mis-selling products to their customers and the rise of online challengers spells oblivion for traditional high-street banking, says Matthew Lynn.

Betting on politics: Corbyn's departure

Jeremy Corbyn’s standing as head of the Labour party has been badly hit by resignations. Matthew Partridge looks at how that has affected the odds on his leaving.

Is Corbyn for the chop?

Jeremy Corbyn’s tenure at the head of the Labour party has come under increasing pressure, says Matthew Partridge.

Official Secrets Act revamp targets journalists

Plans to change the Official Secrets Act drawn up by the Law Commission could lead Britain down a dark road.

The taxman gets tough

Having near-exhausted the extra yield from big firms, the taxman is going after individuals, says Merryn Somerset Web. Here’s what you can do about it.

Time to abolish corporation tax

Nothing would better show Britain as a business-friendly nation than by doing away with corporation tax, says Matthew Lynn.

A stinging indictment of Britain’s broken housing

Sajid Javid, announced plans to reform the UK’s “broken” housing market.

Is Bercow out of order for speaking out over Trump?

John Bercow has spoken up over Donald Trump’s state visit, notes Matthew Partridge. But not everyone is amused.

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