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Lancashire councils could see impact of 'toxic' politics and turnout
… the difference. 'Toxic' politics Pendle Borough Council, for example, is on a knife edge…, Paul White, quitting politics. Whilst he's "officially" too busy with other… projects to continue, I understand the "toxic" nature of local politics had a large…


Unhappiness with politics 'at 15-year high'
… high, an influential study of political engagement suggests. Levels of unhappiness… of Political Engagement was carried out in early December, before the extent of the current… in the public interest than MPs, ministers or political parties. The survey of 1,198 adults…


ULEZ: The politics of London's air pollution
…London's ULEZ: What you need to know In a lab at King's College University, Dr Gary Fuller shows me filters from the pollution monitoring stations in Earl's Court, west London. The monitors replicate what we are breathing in. The filters…


Lyra McKee murder: Londonderry murder reaction
…Figures from the worlds of politics, journalism and beyond have united…


Alliance Party urges break from orange and green
… and green politics in Northern Ireland in next month's council elections. She…


UUP leaflet says Alliance votes with 'IRA political wing'
… councillors had a record of "voting with the Provisional IRA's political wing…


Ukraine election: What would a comic president mean?
… oligarchs have long dominated politics, the concept was beguiling. A teacher (played… Ukrainian politics goes viral on social media. Now Mr Zelensky, 41, is one step away… has shunned official rallies or political speeches, but put out lots of cheerful…


Nigel Farage back in frontline politics as Brexit Party leader
…Nigel Farage is returning to frontline politics in the UK as leader… Leave voters "betrayed" by the political classes needed a voice. Mr Farage led UKIP… Party would field candidates from across the political spectrum in the event…


Indonesia election: Why one vote could put a thousand Indonesias at stake
… authoritarian rule, political Islam was a threat that was quashed. When he stepped down… politics by both presidential candidates. "A bitter form of religion-based identity… politics seems to be embedded in the system," writes Benjamin Bland of the Lowy…


Writer Edouard Louis: The political is personal
…French writer Edouard Louis told Hardtalk's Stephen Sackur that political