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  • Border threats from Brussels

    IRISH Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Foreign Minister Simon Coveney insist they will obstruct the next phase of London-Brussels negotiations without a British government assurance.

    Varadkar told Theresa May: “Before we move into phase two talks on trade, we want to take off the table...

    Saturday 18th Nov 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • McDonnell is on the money

    FOR all the personal animus between Theresa May and George Osborne, Treasury Chief Secretary Liz Truss’s comments over John McDonnell’s emergency budget for public services call confirm the government’s obsession with austerity.

    May sacked the former chancellor, who...

    Friday 17th Nov 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • An opportunity for Zimbabwe

    IF the military takeover in Zimbabwe signifies merely a shuffling of face cards at the top level of government, it will represent an opportunity wasted.

    The Zimbabwean revolution ushered in by the 1979 Lancaster House agreement that closed the chapter of British colonialism’s...

    Thursday 16th Nov 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • May’s woes are of her own making

  • Fundamental change is just what Britain needs

    TORY MP Johnny Mercer is scaremongering when he declares that a “Corbyn-McDonnell government would fundamentally change Britain and what it means to be British.”

    Mercer seeks to play on the age-old slander that the left is somehow foreign to our country and traditions, a...

    Tuesday 14th Nov 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Fire safety and the free market

    THE Grenfell Tower inferno five months ago tomorrow shocked the whole country. Scores of poor people could burn to death because of the greed and indifference of institutions responsible for keeping them safe.

    Monday 13th Nov 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • No going back on Brexit

    VARIOUS advocates of Britain’s continued membership of the European Union have rallied around the pronouncement by retired diplomat Lord Kerr of Kinlochard that the voters’ decision to leave can be reversed.

    His lordship’s standing is enhanced in their eyes by having...

    Saturday 11th Nov 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Must we abide May’s fools?

    APPOINTING Penny Mordaunt to replace Priti Patel as International Development Secretary shows that the Prime Minister’s overriding priority is to hold her Cabinet together.

    While the Tories insist that Cabinet ministers, irrespective of how they voted in the referendum, are...

    Friday 10th Nov 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • It’s time to get your coat, Patel

    EVEN as Theresa May finally sees no real alternative but to sack Priti Patel, she still oozes weakness because everyone knows this isn’t her favoured option.

    She has been reeling since her ill-judged bid to win a landslide parliamentary majority blew up in her face, leaving...

    Thursday 9th Nov 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Ministers are running amok

    THERESA MAY’S reluctance to hold Priti Patel to account for unauthorised meetings with the Israeli prime minister illustrate her utter powerlessness as PM.

    Ministers can evidently now make up policy on the hoof and conduct the country’s foreign relations without reference...

    Wednesday 8th Nov 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial