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John Rentoul Is Labour backing away from a second referendum?

Angela Rayner, the shadow education secretary, said a second referendum ‘undermines democracy’

David Osland Lord Sugar’s attacks on Corbyn only show how out of touch he is

Decades of government by the politicians Sugar has endorsed – Tory and New Labour alike – have left much of London’s poverty untouched. The entrepreneur would do well to see that only a Corbyn-led government can change that

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Mary Dejevsky The UK can rejoin the EU if English voters accept where they belong

In Vilnius in 1990, the Lithuanian prime minister quizzed me again and again why the British had kicked out Thatcher. Europe has always blighted our politicians’ careers – but not necessarily for the reasons you might think

Letters We have to stop the Article 50 process to get a good Brexit deal

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Andrew Grice Now the Tories are closer to ousting May, Brexit hangs on a knife edge

The prime minister hoped her move would buy her some time. It didn’t – only 24 hours. In that period, she made little progress in her last-ditch talks with fellow EU leaders