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Will the politics of 'open and closed' replace 'left versus right'?

For the openers, globalisation is to be embraced; for the closers, it's time to pull up the drawbridge.<p>Every decade in politics someone confidently …

Stranger Things season 2 plot details revealed, new images released

Entertainment Weekly has released seven new images for the upcoming second season of Netflix’s acclaimed supernatural drama <b>Stranger Things</b> featuring …

Entertainment

Jeremy Corbyn is unpopular among every demographic group - with favourability ratings almost as low as Trump and Putin

Three out of five British adults see Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as unfavourable - the lowest of any British political figure polled by YouGov.<p>Corbyn's net favourability rating has fallen from -25 in August 2016 to -40 today, now falling below the Labour Party's rating of -29.<p>Some 62 per cent of …

Does by-election pain await Labour in its heartlands?

<b>Two parliamentary by-elections, two weeks away.</b><p>Is Labour a sitting duck in its own heartland territory?<p>A quick road-trip to the West Midlands and the Lake District was enough to conclude that Labour can look forward to a sweaty, and quite possibly a painful night on 23 February.<p>Both seats would …

Britain’s consumer boom shows signs of petering out

FOR the past seven months the British economy has defied the predictions of analysts, most of whom expected a recession to follow the Brexit …

Vladimir Putin signs controversial law partially decriminalising domestic violence

Vladimir Putin has signed a controversial law partially decriminalising domestic violence, in a move hailed by Russian conservatives but deplored by women’s rights campaigners.<p>The law ends criminal liability for battery of family members that does not cause bodily harm and is not a repeat …

Apple which never goes brown could hit British shelves after Brexit

<b>For decades, farmers have been banned from growing GM crops in the UK.</b><p>Described by some as ‘frankenfood’, people have worried that messing with the …

The Lego Batman Movie review: The best Batman movie since The Dark Knight

“You can’t be a hero if you only care about yourself.”<p>There are questions that Batman movies like to ask, but never quite answer.<p>Is Batman really good for Gotham if villains always come back and, after all these years, crime is still an ever-present threat? If Batman dresses in black, ignores the …

• Koeman believes squad have ‘different spirit’ following January clearance<br>• ‘I see a different, stronger team and with the new faces,’ says manager<p>Ronald Koeman has said Everton emerged from the January transfer window with a smaller but stronger squad.<p>Everton made only two additions to their …

Soccer

‘This was the worst call by far’: Trump badgered, bragged and abruptly ended phone call with Australian leader

It should have been one of the most congenial calls for the new commander in chief — a conversation with the leader of Australia, one of America’s staunchest allies, at the end of a triumphant week.<p>Instead, President Trump blasted Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull over a refu­gee agreement …

EU will lose out from bad Brexit deal on City, says leaked report

<b>Exclusive:</b> European parliament committee’s warning will reassure UK ministers as they prepare for article 50 talks<p>The European commission’s Brexit negotiators must strike a “workable” deal with Theresa May’s government to protect the City of London or the economies of the remaining member states …

Most Britons back Donald Trump's planned state visit to UK, poll finds

Most Britons back Donald Trump’s planned state visit to Britain, a poll has found.<p>The survey, conducted by YouGov for The Times, found 49 per cent of …

Young people optimistic about economy despite Brexit, says study

The 18-34 bracket remains upbeat, despite predictions from economists that inflation could trigger a slowdown in 2017<p>A surge in optimism among young people about jobs and spare cash helped maintain robust consumer confidence in the last three months of 2016, despite fears about Brexit.<p>Spending on …

Economics

Boris Johnson defends Donald Trump against 'demonising attacks'

Boris Johnson has attacked those trying to "demonise" Donald Trump's administration over his travel ban.<p>The Foreign Secretary hit out at Labour MPs …

Trump executive order: US judge temporarily halts deportations

<b>A US judge has issued a temporary halt to the deportation of visa holders or refugees stranded at airports after President Donald Trump issued an order barring entry to them for 90 days.</b><p>The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a case in response to the order issued on Friday.<p>The White House …

Elephant Man and Harry Potter actor John Hurt dies at 77

John Hurt, the veteran British actor whose career spanned six decades and included notable roles in <i>A Man For All Seasons</i>, <i>Midnight Express</i>, and <i>The</i> …

Harry Potter

Theresa May repeatedly refuses to condemn Donald Trump's immigration ban

Theresa May has repeatedly refused to condemn Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and entry for citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations after meeting …

Britain and America will no longer invade foreign countries 'to make the world in their own image', Theresa May says

Britain and America will never again invade foreign countries “in an attempt to make the world in their own image”, Theresa May has said in the biggest shift in UK foreign policy for more than 20 years.<p>Addressing US Republican politicians in Philadelphia, the Prime Minister pledged not to repeat …

Unilever reports drop in global revenues but says 10% price rise has been exonerated after rivals followed suit<p>The Unilever boss has defended the multinational’s decision to raise the price of Marmite, saying many other suppliers have followed suit with price rises or by reducing the size of …

U.S. economy slows on wider trade gap; business spending rises

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. economic growth slowed sharply in the fourth quarter as a plunge in shipments of soybeans weighed on exports, but steady consumer spending and rising business investment pointed to sustained strength in domestic demand.<p>Gross domestic product increased at a 1.9 percent …