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Anxious, atomised… and not in it together: the state of Britain in 2015

published less than 1 hour ago
The Observer’s Britain Uncovered survey finds a nation worried about money, terrorism and immigration – but hope has not vanishedBritain Uncovered survey results: the attitudes and beliefs of Britons in 2015What would happen if Britain left the EU?‘Black people are saying, Where are our leaders? Who are we voting for?’ Continue reading...

Apathy or antipathy? Why so few young people vote

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As the Scottish referendum showed, the young can be re-engaged with the political process – so why isn’t that happening across the UK? Helen Lewis puts this question to under-25s from all backgrounds, and finds that while many are very political, most feel profoundly alienated and ignored…• Below: read Q&As with under-25sAnxious, atomised… and not in it together: the state of Britain in 2015Britain Uncovered survey results: the attitudes and beliefs of Britons in 2015‘Black people are saying, Where are ... more

FBI reportedly overstated forensic hair matches in most trials before 2000

published about 2 hours ago
The Justice Department and FBI have reportedly acknowledged that nearly every examiner in the FBI Laboratory’s microscopic hair comparison unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials where they offered evidence against criminal defendants over more than 20-year period before 2000.
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GOP hopefuls assemble in New Hampshire

published about 3 hours ago
The state Republican party is hosting a two-day conference so that voters can hear from presidential hopefuls. CBS News political director John Dickerson talks about the different tensions at the Republican Leadership Summit in Nashua, N.H.

Comcast, Time Warner Cable to meet DoJ over merger: WSJ

published about 5 hours ago
(Reuters) - Representatives of Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc are preparing to meet officials from the U.S. Department of Justice for talks on the planned merger of the two cable giants, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.