Amber Rudd: I'd like to be home secretary again

Amber Rudd has said she would “quite like” to be home secretary again “because there’s a few things I’d like to do a bit better than last time”. Ms Rudd quit the role in April, saying she had “inadvertently misled” MPs over the Windrush scandal. She wished she had looked into immigration enforcement More...

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Trump: Pompeo Never Got Transcript of 'Saudi Consulate Event'

President Donald Trump is blasting a report that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was given a transcript of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi allegedly being tortured and killed in the Saudi consulate in More...

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Justin Trudeau is Canada’s new pot dealer

Welcome to a sneak peek of the Maclean’s Politics Insider newsletter. Sign-up at the bottom of the page to get it delivered straight to your inbox. New Brunswick may have already run afoul More...

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Facebook hires former deputy PM Sir Nick Clegg

Facebook has hired former deputy prime minister Sir Nick Clegg as head of its global affairs and communications team. The 51-year-old politician was leader of the Liberal Democrats and formed a coalition government More...

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The Liberals need to rip off the Mark Norman Band-Aid

What are the chances the next election turns on whether a decorated Vice-Admiral was unjustly banged up by the Trudeau government  for leaking a story about the cabinet discussion surrounding a $ 668 million More...

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Your US mid-term elections daily digest

The US mid-term elections in two and a half weeks’ time will help define the rest of Donald Trump’s presidency. Americans will vote for members of both chambers of Congress, as well as for governors More...

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Mulvaney Orders Probe of CFPB Appointee's Controversial Writings

The nation's financial watchdog has opened a formal investigation into writings and comments by Eric Blankenstein, a Republican appointee overseeing the agency's anti-discrimination efforts, which he alleged More...

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Brexit: Tories must be as united as EU, says Hunt

Jeremy Hunt has urged Tory MPs to get behind Theresa May – amid a backlash against suggestions the Brexit transition period could be extended. The foreign secretary said the “great strength” More...

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Cannabis in Canada: Shortages, fines and Girl Guide cookies

As Canada became the second country to legalise marijuana on Wednesday, some areas faced their first major challenge as supply failed to meet demand. Customers queued for hours. Some retailers sold out on the More...

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How many foreign trips has your MP accepted?

Members of Parliament have benefitted from more than £2m worth of free overseas trips in the last two years. More than half of that was paid for by foreign governments, BBC analysis of Parliament’s More...