I'm a person with social liberal views and I recently moved from Hungary to the United Kingdom. In hungarian I usually read Index.hu and 444.hu, and sometimes hvg.hu and other left, liberal voices. While existed I occasionally bought Népszabadság and I was a regular buyer in the early 2000s.

My question is what are the main left, liberal sources to read and follow in the UK to understand local and global politics better?

  • OpenDemocracy.net is useful - they tend to be more European in scope. – Mozibur Ullah Dec 7 '17 at 10:49
  • I cannot consider this either an answer and a regular newspaper / new portal. – Mcload Dec 7 '17 at 11:28
  • Which is why I posted it as a comment rather than an answer; I also said I found it 'useful'; you may not. Its not a regular newspaper for sure but it is a news portal and I have found it useful to understand 'local and global politics'. – Mozibur Ullah Dec 7 '17 at 11:31
  • With the OP's edit, it might be possible to generate a reasonably sourced taxonomy of the political colours of the UK media, possibly as a community answer. If that's the intention, it would help to edit the title question as well. – origimbo Dec 12 '17 at 17:58
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    Yougov have some polling data on newspapers for example: yougov.co.uk/news/2017/03/07/… – origimbo Dec 12 '17 at 18:02

The leading left/liberal news site in the UK is The Guardian.

BBC News has a remit for non-partisan news coverage, and is worth following as well.

Other sites exist of course, but the above two should be a good start for a newcomer to the UK.

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    Although to understand the current state of British politics, it might be better to read the (very right-wing) Daily Mail as well. – origimbo Dec 7 '17 at 11:28
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    I also like to get such suggestions. I won't read right-wing news everyday but it's good to know what is what. – Mcload Dec 7 '17 at 11:29
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    BBC News has a remit for non-partisan coverage... but is firmly partisan. – 52d6c6af Dec 7 '17 at 12:16
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    I wouldn't recommend the Guardian to my worst enemy, but I suppose the real question behind this post is "what newspaper willi agree with most?" – Charlie Dec 7 '17 at 16:16
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    @Ben BBC gets regularly accused of favoring the opposite sides by all political sides, so I guess they are doing a good job. – Philipp Dec 13 '17 at 16:44

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