Blair: majority soon in parliament for new Brexit referendum – Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, as Tory backbench anger simmers after EU warns deal ‘not open for negotiation’

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Sajid Javid: English tests for people seeking UK citizenship will get harder – Politics live

Rolling coverage of the Conservative party conference in Birmingham, including Theresa May’s morning interviews and Boris Johnson’s speech

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The Guardian view on attitudes to immigration: focus on people, not numbers

Politicians who thrive on fear want us to forget that immigration is a story of humanity and hope. That story must be retold

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G7 in disarray after Trump rejects communique and attacks ‘weak’ Trudeau

Leaders believed they had a deal until the US president launched a personal attack on Canada’s prime minister

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Israel’s Netanyahu tours Europe to lobby leaders against Iran

PM hopes to push Merkel, Macron and May from nuclear deal with ‘terrorist regime’

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A zombie prime minister has proved remarkably difficult to finish off

Over the year since the general election, Tories have found it easier to describe Mrs May as useless than they have to agree which of them would make things better

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Sajid Javid disowns ‘hostile environment’ phrase in first outing as home secretary – Politics live

Home Office wants ‘compliant environment’ for immigrants, Javid tells MPs

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The Observer view on Theresa May’s hateful ‘hostile environment’ immigration policy

The Home Office’s unbending attitude is needlessly blighting lives. It must not be tolerated any longer

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The Guardian view on bombing Syria: a decision for parliament

Theresa May has decided to break with parliamentary convention and not seek approval from MPs for military action. This is a mistake

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Assad’s brutal strategy survives regardless of Trump’s victory tweet

Syrian regime free to fight on without chemical weapons with greater US engagement ruled out

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After the Skripal attack, talk of war only plays into Vladimir Putin’s hands

Theresa May’s language in the wake of events in Salisbury has been unhelpful, given our history of provoking Russia

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Enemies, traitors, saboteurs: how can we face the future with this anger in our politics?

The language we use in public and on social media has repercussions. The first step must greater civility

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