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Calls for ‘virtual PMQs’ to stop Johnson escaping scrutiny

Acting leader of Liberal Democrats says: ‘I think we can find a way to get things cracking and get an online virtual parliament to serve the nation’

Politics explained

Lizzy Buchan What is happening in the Lib Dem leadership race?

Senior party figures are keen to see who is elected as Jeremy Corbyn’s successor first, says Lizzy Buchan

Sadiq Khan pledges to make London carbon-neutral by 2030

Labour politician says he will ‘work to make London the greenest city in the world’

How well did the polls predict the general election result?

Pollsters’ report cards favourable, but precise number of seats proves harder to pin down

This is what the election map would have looked like if we used PR

Tories would have won only 288 seats – the largest party in a hung parliament

The economy must be saved from the Tories and their version of Brexit

In these extraordinary times, manifesto promises may well be broken or prove impossible to fulfil, but Labour's plan feels like a safer bet

Students - don't let the Lib Dems betray you again

In the 2010 general election, the Liberal Democrats built their campaign around a pledge to abolish tuition fees. By the end of that year, however, they had tripled them instead. Labour will be different