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Brexit sound bites and slogans will run out
…: Has politics gone strangely quiet since the election? Or is that just what… Barclay on my BBC Radio 5 Live Sunday programme, Pienaar's Politics , it seems pretty…, he said. "The fundamental point is that there is a very clear political message…


Justin Trudeau and the politics of facial hair
… enough in modern politics that people take notice when a political leader decides… personal style. The politics around beards have been fraught in Egypt in recent years… of Islamist hardliners. In the US, beards have been perceived as a political turn-off…


Labour leadership: Jess Phillips to make politics ‘relevant’
…Labour MP Jess Phillips has joined the Labour leadership contest and says it was time her party did "something different", following its heavy general election defeat. Ms Phillips said Labour needed to make voters feel like "they really…


What will happen in Scottish politics in 2020?
… in store for Scottish politics? Getting Brexit done The first and most obvious result… a matter for the justice system, not politics. But immediately after it ends, a series… were settled on 12 December, think again. Many political party members are going…


Welsh politics: What's in store for 2020?
…The political scene in Wales was rocked at the end of 2019 by a general…


Labour leadership: 'Politics has changed' says Jess Phillips
…Labour leadership contender Jess Phillips has said that her party didn't win last month's general election because "the country didn't trust us to govern".…


Politics Live: Highlights of UK politics in 2019
Politics Live programme this the year. For many viewers, the Mark Francois-Will Self…


2019 NI politics review: Stormont stalemate, Brexit and election drama
…The political year in Northern Ireland saw drama, tragedy and flickers of hope…-old woman with her whole life in front of her" to get political opponents to stand… Unionists seemed to point to a new political balance in the wake of the debate over…


How Italy's far right is hoping to cause a political earthquake
…Italy’s far right leader, Matteo Salvini, is hoping to cause a political shock…


Stormont: 'Significant number of complaints' made about politicians' conduct
…. Speaking on BBC Radio Ulster's Inside Politics, he said whoever is now appointed… but expressed concern that the new commissioners would be "party political appointments…". Also appearing on Inside Politics, the former head of the independent financial…