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Charlottetown MP Sean Casey hopes home mail delivery will return

William White, who lives at the corner of Upper Prince Street and Gerald Street in Charlottetown successfully fought Canada Post's efforts to leave a community...

PSAC members rally to voice frustration over Phoenix pay system

Dozens of Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) members gathered outside Charlottetown MP Sean Casey's office to show their frustration with the pay system. Jeannie...

CHEERS & JEERS: Isles pick up Luc Robitaille Trophy

The Egmont Conservative Association is hosting the event at Credit Union Place in Summerside where roasters will include former premier Pat Binns, former federal Defense...

Former MP Gail Shea to be roasted

Roasters include former P.E.I. premier Pat Binns, Peter MacKay, former federal cabinet member, Ron MacKinley, former P.E.I. MLA, and New Brunswick MP Tilly O'Neill-Gordon, as...

Ryan Giggs cannot afford to wait for a big managing job to come along

(blog) (blog)Sir Alex Ferguson's managerial career began at East Stirling, where he inherited eight players and his first signing was a goalkeeper who, at...

Company boss who gave £930000 to Tory party receives knighthood

David Ord, who becomes a knight in the new year, is a co-owner of Bristol ports and a member of the Conservative party's Leaders' Group,...

Federal Conservative Party 'has lost its way,' former P.E.I MP says

McMillan said the party was hijacked in 2003 when the Progressive Conservative Party, led by Peter MacKay, merged with Harper's western-based Canadian Alliance. McMillan notes...

The Guardian view on parliamentary retirements: a place for the grey-haired on the green benches

John Major, Tony Blair and Gordon Brown all passed this way before him, joining the Elysian fields circuit, never to return to active politics. Yet...

Don't despair – devolution offers Labour a chance

Fast forward to now, and the Labour mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, makes waves. If he had been a Labour MP either in the ...

Philip Brown seeks PC nomination in Summerside

A former cabinet minister in the Pat Binns Progressive Conservative government has thrown his hat into the ring for the party's nomination in District 21.

How John Osborne's Entertainer still speaks to a broken Britain

He was not impressed: “It's just a travesty on England,” he told Arthur Miller, whose wife, Marilyn Monroe, he was directing in The Prince and...

UN, human rights groups and refugee groups demand solutions following Nauru data leak – as it happened

Turnbull: As you know, and Scott as a former immigration minister may want to add to this, but we continue to support the Nauru government...

Paul Ryan beats outsider 'mini-Donald Trump' challenger in Wisconsin primary

As the primary result became clear, Nehlen, who was endorsed by a Super Pac affiliated with conservative activists known as the Tea Party Patriots, insisted...

Pedro Almodóvar: 'Nobody sings. There's no humour. I just wanted restraint'

... 'pure drama' for his 20th movie. Here he talks about Brexit, the vanished freedom of the 1980s, and his need for solitude. Pedro Almodóvar...

How 70 years of TV socially engineered the perfect family

Although there were generally three hosts, the casting – Valerie Singleton, Peter Purves, Peter Duncan – often seemed based on the bright, bluff types from...

Labour should consider Justin Trudeau's tactics, says ex-Brown ...

Shadow cabinet minister Jonathan Ashworth says party could learn from Canadian prime minister's 2015 campaign.and more »...

The Naplan trap: the other side of the plateau is a long downward slope

Fear not Chris and Bernie, the Turnbull/Joyce government have a solution at hand, which is to abandon needs based funding altogether and make sure private...

Jewish Democrats express doubts that US is ready for atheist president

... a conservative Republican, surprised many by referring to atheists in a convention speech. Is America ready for an atheist president? Leach replied: “I don't...

Can Tony Hall prove he isn't too nice to make the changes the BBC needs?

Charlotte Moore – recently given BBC2 and BBC4 on top of her old job as controller of BBC1 – was made director of content and...

SNP push again for Scottish independence vote after Trident result

Conservative MPs accused the SNP of disregarding the 13,000 Scottish jobs that unions say are dependent on the Trident fleet at HMNB Clyde in Faslane...

The Secret Agent: ​a timely BBC adaptation of Joseph Conrad's novel

The Secret Agent: ​a timely BBC adaptation of Joseph Conrad's novelThis concept is explored from very different national and literary angles in At Risk (2005),...

Barnaby Joyce to Nationals: election result is stepping stone to greater gains

Joyce emerged after the meeting to signal the National party would demand a fifth spot in cabinet. Asked which portfolio, Joyce said: “We have a...

Andrea Leadsom pulls out of Conservative leadership race

Andrea Leadsom has pulled out of the race to become the next Conservative leader, saying it is in the “best interests of the country”, paving...

Liberal-National Coalition agreement must not be secret, Labor says

Depending on how many Liberals were elected, the Nationals' representation would then be determined by the proportion they represented in the party room. “There's nothing...

Brexit is a tragedy that reads like a satire

For sheer chutzpah I can think of few things more farcical than the statement by Kelvin MacKenzie, former editor of the Sun, that even he...

Andrea Leadsom has the glitter of novelty – but what's underneath it?

It is not, of course, unusual in our parliamentary system for parties to choose new prime ministers on the electorate's behalf between elections (Alec Douglas-Home,...

Ignore new technology at your peril

GKN group technology president Rob Rickell said it's extremely rare to find somebody who can be both a member of a board and a technology...

Cory Bernardi establishes rightwing movement Australian Conservatives

In June, Bernardi told Guardian Australia the conservative party domains were first registered in 2009. “The party [domain] was registered back when the [Liberal] party...

Walk This Way: how Run-DMC and Aerosmith changed pop

(blog) (blog)The song had first been recorded for the band's Toys in the Attic album, and was born on tour when singer Steven Tyler,...

Quincy, Massachusetts: the city fighting to be named America's 'most patriotic'

Not far from the Church of the Presidents stand two wooden saltbox-style houses where were born the Harvard-educated John and John Quincy Adams – for...

Australian election 2016: Labor says hung parliament in play – politics live

Liberal supporters gathered in front of the stage at Malcolm Turnbull's election night speech were urging each other to make some noise. Not knowing they...

'You were only supposed to blow the bloody doors off'

The current line from the Vote Leave camp, voiced most strongly by Iain Duncan Smith in the absence of Michael Gove and Boris Johnson who...

How the slow-burn Australian election campaign felt the chill of global politics

Ten months ago the Liberal-National Coalition was led by the socially conservative onion-eating Tony Abbott, the man who reinstated a long-defunct honours system to knight...

Jamie Oliver begs public: don't let Boris Johnson become PM

However, the ability of Oliver to stop Johnson may be limited as the next prime minister will not be chosen by the British public but...

George Osborne seeks to calm markets amid Brexit turmoil

Osborne's hopes of one day leading his country were thought to have died with the loss of the referendum; but it is still unclear whether...

Labour in crisis: shadow ministers resign in protests against Corbyn

Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael noted that the row would distract from the Conservative party's own internal strife, tweeting: “Thank God Corbyn has sacked Benn.

First the Suez crisis, then the invasion of Iraq. And now this referendum

But being a man of considerable intelligence and first-class education, he will no doubt have known of Clement Attlee's swift rebuff to Winston Churchill in...

Cameron exits battered and bruised

. Chris Riddell on the EU referendum. Chris Riddell 26/6/16. Chris Riddell. Saturday 25 June 2016 19.05 EDT Last modified on Sunday 26 June 2016...

Straight politicians don't understand what it's like to hide their relationships in fear

Instead, we've got an attorney general – and a prime minister – cowed by conservative elements inside their party room. Not prepared to take a...

Europhobia: a very British problem

A wave of resentment against the elites is sweeping Europe, and in Britain this summer, as John Harris has written, we have seen a working-class...

Federal committee says PEI should return to one EI zone

Brown says he believes the change was politically motived on the part of former Egmont MP and then-fisheries minister Gail Shea, whose riding benefited most.

WA Nationals attack Liberal party over 'dirty' preference deal with Labor

The deputy prime minister and leader of the Nationals, Barnaby Joyce, with the PM Malcolm Turnbull in Perth. The Western Australian branch of the Nationals...

Gay and voting for Trump after Orlando: how the right is eyeing the LGBT vote

Last November, with the primary in full swing, Republican contenders Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz and Bobby Jindal all appeared at the Freedom 2015: National Religious...

The Guardian view: Gordon Brown's EU referendum cavalry is dangerously late

Gordon Brown outlines Leading not Leaving's five-point reform agenda on the EU in Leicester. Photograph: Christopher ... David Cameron's failure to mobilise Conservative voters in...

EU referendum live: Gordon Brown compares Leave campaign to Trump's

Gordon Brown has compared the Leave campaign to Donald Trump's in America. In a speech in Leicester he said in many ..... Editorial: Amid Conservative...

Southern hemisphere giants: focus on New Zealand, Australia and South Africa

(blog) (blog)Hansen's match-day 23 for the first Test may have a conservative feel to it, with only two of the uncapped players – Ardie...

Inside the topsy-turvy world of Trump: what I learned on the campaign trail

His combination of insult comedy and conservative bromides, steeped in seemingly stream-of-consciousness remarks, was invariably newsworthy, reminding viewers why this New York real estate developer...

Court finds UK gangmaster liable for modern slavery victims

The judge, Justice Supperstone, found in favour of six Lithuanian men who were trafficked to the UK and brought a civil case claiming compensation for...

OPINION: Miles to go on EI promises

Liberal MPs Lawrence MacAulay, Sean Casey, Wayne Eastern and Robert Morrissey made promises on those P.E.I. doorsteps. And all we've heard since are excuses. It's...

Independents surge as poll shows major parties locked in election dead heat

Bill Shorten arrives at a Returned Soldiers League (RSL) wreath laying ceremony at the Shire of Rememberance in Melbourne on Sunday. Labor's primary vote has...