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August 19, 2016 9:07 AM This is Jeremy Corbyn's Clause IV moment

Over the last few years, those of us who spend every fourth autumn repeatedly clicking refresh on FiveThirtyEight have grown very familiar with a particular map of the US. The West Coast, Northeast and much of the Midwest are coloured Democratic blue. Most of the rest, the South and inland west, are Republican red. Only about a dozen states are actually 15

August 17, 2016 5:46 PM What you need to know about Donald Trump’s new campaign manager Add to ..

He was on a U.S. navy vessel in the Arabian Sea at the height of the Iran hostage crisis in 1979; he was a Wall Street high flyer at Goldman Sachs in the 1980s, and in the 1990s, he managed to nail a stake in Seinfeld. Few campaign managers can claim such a colourful life as Stephen Bannon – the 62-year-old conservative media mogul now in charge of the Trump 22

August 17, 2016 6:59 AM Labour would reinstate scrapped student maintenance grants if elected

There could be new hope for students from poorer backgrounds. Scrapped student maintenance grants would be reinstated under a Labour government, the party has announced. The party would also restore the Education Maintenance Allowance for 16-18-year-olds if it was to win power in the next general election. Labour said the measures would support more than one million 13

August 16, 2016 3:22 PM How Anjem Choudary's mouth was finally shut

For 20 years Anjem Choudary stood on street corners, in shopping precincts, outside mosques, embassies and police stations and used his megaphone to drive a wedge between Muslims and the rest of Britain. Now he has been convicted of inviting others to support the Islamic State militant group. The flag of Islam will fly over Downing Street, was his favourite 29

August 15, 2016 6:40 PM The Meaning of Turkey’s Five Million Strong Nationalist Moment

Three weeks after the attempted coup in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on citizens to gather at the Yenıkapı (“new gate”) Parade grounds in Istanbul. More than five million people across the country showed up to the event on the Bosphorus’ shores. A helicopter carried Erdogan — the sole speaker — onto an elevated stage. There stood the tall man, overlooking 26 6

August 12, 2016 5:15 PM Burkini beach ban in Cannes is a 'gift for ISIS recruiters', warn critics after mayor said head-to-toe swimwear was unhygienic and a public order risk

The banning of 'burkinis' from Cannes beaches is a 'gift for ISIS recruiters' and is illegal, claim critics. The glamorous French seaside resort has caused outrage by banning Muslim women from wearing the beach wear. David Lisnard, the town mayor, claims the all-over swimsuits worn by some Muslim women, threatened to provoke people because of the number 15

August 12, 2016 9:10 AM Political correctness to blame for Town Hall votes fraud says Eric Pickles

POLITICAL correctness has led the Government to turn a blind eye to town hall corruption, the first review into election fraud has found. The author of the report, Tory former minister Sir Eric Pickles, criticised councils, the police and the election watchdog for failing to detect and prevent the spread of electoral corruption in the UK. The report 10

August 11, 2016 4:36 PM Trump insists 'Obama is founder of IS'

Republican Donald Trump has described US President Barack Obama as the "founder" of the Islamic State group. "They honour President Obama," he told a rally in Florida on Wednesday. "He is the founder of Isis [Islamic State]. Mr Trump also attacked his Democratic rival for the White House, Hillary Clinton, calling her a "co-founder". She responded by accusing 14 1

August 11, 2016 3:26 AM Moment Secret Service tackle animal rights protester to the ground as she tries to rush the stage at a Hillary Clinton rally a day after Trump's Second Amendment comments

Secret Service agents have arrested an animal rights protester who tried to rush the stage at the Hillary Clinton rally. Video shows the moment that demonstrator Kelsey Atkinson was tackled to the floor by agents after she tried to interrupt the Democratic presidential candidate's speech at a school in Des Moines, Iowa on Wednesday. It was the second 19

August 9, 2016 11:34 PM Detention abuse revealed in major leak

Sexual abuse against women and children are among harrowing incident reports leaked from the Nauru immigration detention centre. The Guardian Australia has published a database of more than 2000 leaked reports dating back to August 2013 and up to October 2015. One document, from December 2014, discusses a painting created by a child asylum seeker that depicts 15