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The Tories are in meltdown. Surely now Corbyn will find his voice | Polly Toynbee

A barnstorming pro-EU roadshow by Labour could win the referendum and give the party a boost<p>The speed and violence of the Tory party’s self-destruction is a remarkable spectacle. Outsiders can only look on dumbfounded as one lot of state-shrinking austerians tear apart the other lot despite …

Iain Duncan Smith will do anything for Brexit – even tell the truth | Polly Toynbee

The former welfare secretary’s resignation was designed to cause maximum damage. The rest is crocodile tears<p>There’s only one question about Iain Duncan Smith: is he a “bastard”, as described by his former prime minister John Major, or a “shit” – as reportedly described by his current leader, David …

Eight things we learnt from Budget 2016

1. George Osborne probably hates young people<p>The Chancellor sold his Budget as one for the "next generation" - a phrase he repeated around half a dozen times. But maths will now be compulsory until 18, school hours could get longer, and there's a sugar tax. I make that a triple whammy.<p>2. There were …

Budget 2016: how it affects you

George Osborne has unveiled his Budget for 2016 with a new savings scheme for those aged under 40 and big rises in income tax thresholds.<p>Here we cover his main personal finance announcements.<p><b>Budget devil in the detail in our next money newsletter</b><p>Pensions: new 'Lifetime Isa'<p>The Chancellor may have …

Budget 2016: income tax cuts - how much less will you pay?

Cuts to income tax were announced in the Budget today with above-inflation increases in the level of earnings before tax applies and the level at which the higher 40pc rate starts.<p>The personal allowance, below which no income tax is paid, will increase to £11,500 for in April 2017 instead of …

A choose your own adventure version of the 2016 UK budget

Remember those Choose Your Own Adventure books you read as a kid? The ones where despite all the options, you could still figure out the …

Choose Your Own Adventure

Is this really a budget for Generation Y?

George Osborne described his budget as a plan for “the next generation” 18 times. We examine whether the actual measures back that up<p>This was a budget for Generation Y, George Osborne would have us believe. The phrase “next generation” popped up an astonishing 18 times in his speech. The word …

Beam Me Up, Scotty? Turns Out Your Brain Is Ready For Teleportation

Given recent advances in teleportation, it's reassuring to know that the human brain's navigation system appears to work just fine when we're beamed from place to place.<p>People who experienced virtual teleportation in a video game were able to mentally navigate to known destinations without relying …

Everything You Need to Know About the Winter Solstice

From astronomy to religion, the year's shortest day brings enduring mysteries.<p>The Northern Hemisphere's procession of dwindling days is about to reach its nadir. The winter solstice is the year's shortest day, but the start of winter also launches the sun's steady climb towards the long, warm days …

Is It Harmful to Use Music as a Coping Mechanism?

Putting on headphones to regulate emotions may not always be beneficial.<p>Listening to music is aform of emotional self-care that many of us turn to every day, without much conscious thought. The streaming service Spotify, well aware of this, offers a collection of “Mood” playlists, from “Anthems of …

The end is nigh: Robots are learning how to build better clones of themselves

In just about every dystopian film where robots have taken over, they’ve gotten to their dominance over humanity by being able to self-replicate and get better with each new model. Once they’ve become self-aware, they use their superior machine intelligence to make, faster, better, stronger …