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Diane Abbott reveals illness and hits out at 'vicious' Tory campaign

Diane Abbott has accused the Conservative party of unleashing the most vicious and negative general election campaign in her memory, expressing her disappointment that a female prime minister had singled her out as a national target.<p>And in her first interview since stepping aside because of illness …

United Kingdom

Labour doubles poll lead over Conservatives among voters under 25, new poll shows

Labour’s lead among voters under 50 is growing, marking an increasing generational divide ahead of June's election, according to a poll by YouGov.<p>The …

Trump is dangerously incompetent

It has long been clear that Donald Trump would be an incompetent president. But over the past week he has proven himself to be a dangerously incompetent president.<p>At the opening of his presidency, Trump’s unforced errors were embarrassing — but, one could argue, at least the botched rollout of his …

Donald Trump

EU demands Britain let three million citizens stay after Brexit, including people with no proof of residency

The EU has toughened its stance on the fate of three million EU citizens in the UK, demanding even for those with no proof of residency are allowed …

EU toughens Brexit stance and demands UK pay liabilities in euros

The EU is toughening its Brexit negotiating stance after consultation with member states, further downplaying hopes of a trade agreement before the UK leaves while insisting that Britain settle its divorce bill in euros rather than sterling.<p>Leaked documents reveal the EU’s position has hardened in …

United Kingdom

Sharing These 20 Truths with Your Child Could Change Their Life

<i>“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”<br>― Margaret Mead</i>Our children grow up so fast. Before we know it they’re out there somewhere …

Parenting

The great British Brexit robbery: how our democracy was hijacked

• This article is the subject of legal complaints on behalf of Cambridge Analytica LLC and SCL Elections Limited.<p><i>“The connectivity that is the heart of globalisation can be exploited by states with hostile intent to further their aims.[…] The risks at stake are profound and represent a fundamental</i> …

Cambridge Analytica

Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science

January 3, 2014<p>If you’ve never read it, you should. Dr. Sharp, from the Ehrenberg Institute of Marketing Science, takes aim at many well established …

Who is behind the Tory election campaign?

The Conservative party is pulling in advisers from across the government to work on the election campaign. Here’s a who’s who of some of the key figures.<p>Lynton Crosby<p>Perhaps the most well-known of Theresa May’s campaign advisers, the Australian election strategist has worked on many Conservative …

Elections

10 Tory voters on May, Brexit and where the party goes from here

‘The grown-ups are back in charge’<p>I think she’s the right person for the job. In general terms the mood has changed: it feels like the grown-ups are back in charge. It also helps that May has a hinterland, has experienced life outside Westminster and is interested in policy. It no longer feels as …

United Kingdom

Will Theresa May be the next Tory leader to be bulldozed by the Europhobes?

The Conservative party faithful are cheering. But hard Brexit will hurt, and the prime minister could sink in the quicksands of EU negotiations<p>Marvellous! She’s just marvellous,” says Mrs Home Counties, an energetic woman in her mid-60s. “Just the medicine!” Medicine? “She means tonic, Theresa May …

Hard Brexit

A Brand New Kitchen in 3 Small Changes

This makeover is proof that you don't need a major remodel to make a big impact.<p>If you've got a room you don't love (read: everyone), you're probably dying to totally redo it. And sure, gutting the room to its bones, adding brand-new <i>everything</i>, and plunking down your life savings is one way to get …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness