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STEPHEN BUSH: British pro-Europeans can feel confident that the UK will seek to return to the EU at some point in the future. But it is less likely we’ll see the political leadership required to make the UK’s second stay in the EU more stable.

Signs of life

When Anthony Crosland was in the cabinet, he trained his children to interrupt dinner parties with the words “the prime minister is on the telephone” when Match of the Day was about to the start. He would retreat to another...

All aboard

At the close of her 2014 Speakers’ Lecture on parliament and equality, Harriet Harman reflected on the furore over Beyoncé Knowles’ I Am Mrs Carter tour. “This is highly relevant to me because, like Beyoncé, I too am going on...

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