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Parliament to get binding vote on final Brexit deal

November 13, 2017 4:33 pm0 comments
Parliament to get binding vote on final Brexit deal

Media playback is unsupported on your device Parliament is to be given a take-it-or leave-it vote on the final Brexit deal before the UK leaves the EU. Brexit Secretary David Davis said the terms of the UK’s exit, such as money, citizen rights and any transition must become law via […]

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Brexit bill: Barnier gives UK two weeks to clarify key issues

November 10, 2017 6:11 am0 comments
Brexit bill: Barnier gives UK two weeks to clarify key issues

The UK has two weeks to clarify key issues or make concessions if progress is to be made in Brexit talks, the bloc’s chief negotiator has said. Michel Barnier was speaking after meeting the Brexit secretary for talks on citizens’ rights, the Irish border, and the UK’s “divorce bill”. David […]

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Brexit date and time to be enshrined in law

November 9, 2017 6:32 pm0 comments
Brexit date and time to be enshrined in law

The date the UK will leave the EU is to be put into legislation, as Theresa May warns MPs not to try to “block” Brexit. “Exit day” – 2300 GMT on 29 March 2019 – will be included in the EU Withdrawal Bill, the government has confirmed. The PM urged […]

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We want our Brexit cash boost – NHS boss

November 8, 2017 7:14 am0 comments
We want our Brexit cash boost - NHS boss

The health service should get the cash boost it was promised during the EU referendum, NHS England’s boss says. Simon Stevens used controversial claims used by Vote Leave – that the NHS could benefit by £350m a week – to put the case for more money in a major speech. […]

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'UK wellbeing rises after Brexit vote'

November 7, 2017 7:42 am0 comments
'UK wellbeing rises after Brexit vote'

In the year after the UK narrowly voted to exit the European Union, there was a small but significant increase in the population’s feeling of wellbeing, official statistics show. The improvements in areas such as life satisfaction and happiness were seen only in England, however. Elsewhere, the rates flatlined. People […]

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UK cities bid to be European Capital of Culture – despite Brexit

October 27, 2017 2:06 pm0 comments
UK cities bid to be European Capital of Culture - despite Brexit

Five British locations have bid to be named European Capital of Culture in 2023 – despite the fact the UK will have left the European Union by then. Dundee, Leeds, Nottingham and Milton Keynes are in the race, while Belfast and Londonderry have made a joint bid. The UK government […]

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Brexit: Theresa May says 'important progress' made at EU summit

October 23, 2017 4:01 pm0 comments
Brexit: Theresa May says 'important progress' made at EU summit

Media playback is unsupported on your device Theresa May has said “important progress” on Brexit was made at last week’s EU summit – but Jeremy Corbyn said it sounded like “Groundhog Day”. The PM said she had a “degree of confidence” of making enough progress by December to begin trade […]

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Brexit: Business leaders call for swift transition deal

October 22, 2017 4:38 pm0 comments
Brexit: Business leaders call for swift transition deal

Britain’s five biggest business lobby groups are calling for an urgent Brexit transition deal, or they warn the UK risks losing jobs and investment. In a joint letter being sent to Brexit Secretary David Davis, the groups, including the Institute of Directors and CBI, will say time is running out. […]

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Brexit: Emily Thornberry predicts no deal with the EU

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Brexit: Emily Thornberry predicts no deal with the EU

Media playback is unsupported on your device Brexit negotiations with the EU are heading for a “no deal” scenario, Labour’s Emily Thornberry has warned. Shadow foreign secretary Ms Thornberry said the PM’s failure to control her party was causing “intransigence” on the UK side, which was a “serious threat to […]

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Brexit: Theresa May urges new dynamic in Brexit talks

October 19, 2017 5:59 pm0 comments
Brexit: Theresa May urges new dynamic in Brexit talks

Theresa May has urged EU leaders to create a “dynamic” in Brexit talks that “enables us to move forward together”, at a working dinner in Brussels. The UK PM wants to move onto trade talks but her fellow EU leaders are expected to say on Friday there has not been […]

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