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Coronavirus: compliance with controls will fall over the winter holidays
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Sheheryar Banuri • In the upcoming holidays we face a different problem:...
Marcus Rashford, Black Lives Matter and a British premier who is out of his league
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Chris Porter | Though football in the UK has its sectarian divides and distinct...
Public sculpture expert: why I welcome decision to throw Colston statue in river
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​Claudine van Hensbergen • I hope Bristol Council fishes it out the...
How Europe uses COVID-19 to reinforce a hostile environment in the Mediterranean
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Maurice Stierl | In the past, politicians claimed NGO rescuers...
Why do Christians wear ashes on Ash Wednesday?
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Michael Laver • Christians bearing the sign of the cross on their forehead...
Qasem Soleimani air strike: why this is a dangerous escalation of US assassination policy
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This latest operation further undermines international and US domestic norms...
How Labour failed to connect with the British working class
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Eric Shaw • Deluding others is wrong; deluding yourself is fatal....
History didn’t end with the fall of the Berlin Wall – but only now is the new battleground clear
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Jonathan Davis: 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell, we can see a new...