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Was the rise in antidepressant prescriptions really fuelled by Brexit?

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Was the rise in antidepressant prescriptions really fuelled by Brexit?

by Simon Doherty

After the referendum, the volume of antidepressants prescribed increased by 13.4 per cent.
There really is no ‘free speech’ campus crisis

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There really is no ‘free speech’ campus crisis

by Alice Thwaite

Let's look at this closely.
Boris Johnson’s vanity just cost the taxpayer £300k

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Boris Johnson’s vanity just cost the taxpayer £300k

by Simon Doherty

We’ll add this latest figure to the ever-increasing bill of having anything to do with this politically toxic man.
Theresa May is hanging from the edge of a glass cliff

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Theresa May is hanging from the edge of a glass cliff

by Eve Alcock

Despite disagreeing with her politics, our writer can’t help but sympathise with Theresa May’s plight as she continues to navigate Brexit.
Meanwhile, in America...

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Meanwhile, in America...

by Philip Bobbitt

The acclaimed constitutional historian reflects on the deeper meaning of the much-misunderstood elections.
A People's Vote is the only way out out of this Government's soap opera

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A People's Vote is the only way out out of this Government's soap opera

by Amanda Chetwynd-Cowieson

The co-founder of For our Future's Sake makes a case for a second referendum.
Brexit Deal-Watch 2: McVey twists the knife

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Brexit Deal-Watch 2: McVey twists the knife

by Matthew d'Ancona

Jeremy Corbyn is wearing his serious spectacles. Things are getting real.
Michelle Obama’s sensational memoir is really a book about Trump

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Michelle Obama’s sensational memoir is really a book about Trump

by Matthew d'Ancona

We got a copy of 'Becoming' ahead of its publication today.
Come back, Miliband – but be careful

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Come back, Miliband – but be careful

by Matthew d'Ancona

Will the former Foreign Secretary return to frontline politics?
This time a Johnson really could make a difference

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This time a Johnson really could make a difference

by Matthew d'Ancona

Jo Johnson's resignation over the Chequers plan is a huge embarrassment for Theresa May.
The US mid-term results are just the start of youth’s revenge

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The US mid-term results are just the start of youth’s revenge

by Jason Arthur and Lara Spirit

Youth turnout in the US was highest for a mid-term election in over a quarter of a century.
Can you oppose abortion and still be a feminist?

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Can you oppose abortion and still be a feminist?

by Alice Thwaite

Is thoughtful contact with those whose views we do not share a force for ‘mutual recognition’ and greater self-awareness?
How brand Trump galvanised a nation

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How brand Trump galvanised a nation

by Emily Pritchard

The US mid-terms had an estimated voter turnout of 113 million – evidence of a nation both inspired and outraged by their President.
Don’t ditch Sir Roger Scruton

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Don’t ditch Sir Roger Scruton

by Matthew d'Ancona

It was not Jews, but anti-Semites, that Scruton was attacking.
The Democrats now have the power needed to thwart Trump in 2020

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The Democrats now have the power needed to thwart Trump in 2020

by Alex Hannaford

The midterm results may not have been the blue tsunami some had predicted, but they still have reason to celebrate.
The US mid-terms matter to each and every one of us

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The US mid-terms matter to each and every one of us

by Drugstore Culture

The mid-terms have become a referendum on one of the most controversial figures in modern US history: Donald Trump.
Hickory smoke, suburban moms, and gay Trump supporters

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Hickory smoke, suburban moms, and gay Trump supporters

by Emily Maitlis

The BBC presenter reports from the midterm campaign trail on elections dominated by a man who is not even standing.
RIP Sir Jeremy Heywood

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RIP Sir Jeremy Heywood

by Matthew d'Ancona

The former Head of the Civil Service has died aged 56.