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Maya Thomas-Davis Turkey is weaponising refugees to avoid accusations of invading Syria

Erdogan was quick to warn the EU that Turkey 'will open the gates and send 3.6 million refugees your way' if its military operation is called an invasion. While clearly reprehensible on its own terms, his threat says far more about the EU than it does about Turkey’s authoritarian leader

Ben Kelly History shows us the Tory-DUP pact would always end in betrayal

From Carson to Paisley to Foster, Northern Ireland’s unionists refuse to learn the lesson that they will never be a priority for Britain

Andrew Grice Unlike parliament’s last Saturday session, today was a political low

Yes, the big vote on Brexit has been postponed, but that doesn’t mean nothing is happening. MPs are doing exactly the job we sent them to Westminster to do

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John Rentoul Mea Culpa: sparks fly as knives are sharpened

Questions of style and usage in last week’s Independent

Shaffaq Mohammed As a Pakistani Muslim man, I need to fight for women's rights

Gender equality will never be achieved if only half of the population have autonomy over their bodies – and as most lawmakers are men, it's up to us to make the difference

Lucie McInerney A TV jury to decide on cosmetic surgery? Channel 4 can do better

The phrase ‘the surgery they’ve always dreamt of’ is telling: many of us still really wish that we looked different on the outside, and that we were different on the inside