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Prime minister 'read and signed off Stormont deal'
19/02/2020 | news | uk | 915
Former NI Secretary Julian Smith dismisses claims the PM was unaware of the Stormont deal details.
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Jaguar Land Rover 'shipping parts in suitcases'
18/02/2020 | news | business | 119
The UK's largest carmaker has said it could run out of some parts in two weeks over supply chain issues.
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Floods hit 1,000 properties in one county alone
18/02/2020 | news | uk | 109
A council leader says damage from Storm Dennis is bigger than first thought.
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Brexit negotiator: UK must be able to set own laws
17/02/2020 | news | politics | 1,285
David Frost's remarks come amid warnings the UK and EU will "rip each other apart" in trade talks.
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France warns UK of bitter post-Brexit trade talks
17/02/2020 | news | politics | 4,913
The UK and EU will "rip each other apart" as they vie for advantage, France's foreign minister says.
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German economy barely grows at end of 2019
14/02/2020 | news | business | 309
According to new official figures, the German economy stagnated in the final three months of last year.
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RBS Group to change its name to NatWest
14/02/2020 | news | business | 370
New chief executive Alison Rose calls the bank's latest results the "start of a new era".
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Focus on delivering, PM tells cabinet
14/02/2020 | news | politics | 6,306
Boris Johnson sets priorities for his top team, following Sajid Javid's shock resignation.
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Facebook boss 'happy to pay more tax in Europe'
13/02/2020 | news | business | 232
Mark Zuckerberg says he understands the "frustration about how tech companies are taxed in Europe".
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Sajid Javid quits as chancellor
13/02/2020 | news | politics | 6,939
Rishi Sunak takes over at the Treasury, as his predecessor says he had "no option but to resign".
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Julian Smith sacked as NI secretary
13/02/2020 | news | uk | 367
Mr Smith says that serving the people of Northern Ireland was "the greatest privilege".
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Cost of repairing Big Ben's tower rises by £18.6m
12/02/2020 | news | politics | 238
A survey of London's famous 177-year-old landmark revealed bomb damage, pollution and asbestos.
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Poundland sells 40,000 rings by Valentine's Day
12/02/2020 | news | business | 135
The retailer says its £1 engagement rings are a hit, as it taps growing demand for Valentine's Day goods.
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'Help us or you'll kill the High Street'
12/02/2020 | news | business | 99
The stark warning comes from jewellers F Hinds, one of 50 retailers urging business rates reform.
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UK's 2021 census 'could be the last'
11/02/2020 | news | uk | 845
The UK's national statistician hopes other data sources could replace the 200-year-old questionnaire.
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Sturgeon and Gove make climate summit pledge
11/02/2020 | news | uk | 764
The politicians insist the Glasgow COP26 conference will not be derailed by "squabbles" between their governments.
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Carlaw wins Scottish Conservative leadership race
11/02/2020 | news | uk | 390
Jackson Carlaw had been the party's interim leader since Ruth Davidson quit the role in August.
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Customers to get £30 for energy switching blunders
11/02/2020 | news | business | 93
Victims of switching mistakes will be paid automatically under a compensation scheme starting in May.
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Fianna Fáil largest party but Sinn Féin celebrate
10/02/2020 | news | world | 3,096
The final results of the Irish general election show Fianna Fáil on 38 seats, one ahead of Sinn Féin.
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Salmon producers warn of 'huge' Brexit burden
09/02/2020 | news | uk | 724
The industry says the UK government has told it to prepare for trade barriers with the European Union.
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How much? Six reasons why HS2 is so expensive
07/02/2020 | news | business | 908
The controversial high-speed rail project could potentially cost as much as £106bn.
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Raab in Australia on Brexit trade mission
06/02/2020 | news | politics | 3,027
The foreign secretary says the UK will be a "force for good in the world" as he begins his Asia-Pacific trip.
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Chicken or fish? UK and EU clash over trade menu
03/02/2020 | news | business | 275
Boris Johnson's speech suggests that the UK will take US chicken before sacrificing UK fish.
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Pound falls on fears of 'bare bones' EU trade deal
03/02/2020 | news | business | 586
Sterling drops as Boris Johnson and Europe set out tough negotiating stances on post-Brexit trade.
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PM: 'No need' for UK to follow EU rules on trade
03/02/2020 | news | uk | 10,094
But the EU's Michel Barnier offers a contrasting vision of negotiations, calling for a "level playing field".
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Ports plan for Brexit Irish Sea checks
02/02/2020 | news | business | 234
Stena Line said that its assumption is that new checks will be carried out in British ports.
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HS2 should proceed, says government review
30/01/2020 | news | business | 255
The review, seen by the BBC, advises against cancelling the high speed rail scheme.
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UK set for Brexit, as PM promises 'new dawn'
30/01/2020 | news | politics | 9,970
After 47 years as a member of the European project, the UK will leave the EU at 23:00 GMT.
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Manufacturers urge clarity on post-Brexit trade
30/01/2020 | news | business | 77
As Britain prepares to leave EU, businesses say the future trading relationship remains unclear.
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Javid backs HS2 ahead of crunch meeting
29/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,688
The chancellor is expected to tell Boris Johnson he supports the London to Birmingham rail link.
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Long-Bailey makes Labour leadership final ballot
29/01/2020 | news | politics | 633
She joins Sir Keir Starmer and Lisa Nandy after receiving the backing of the Fire Brigades Union.
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Tumble in UK car output 'a grave concern'
29/01/2020 | news | business | 435
A 14% fall in output last year underlines the urgency of an EU trade deal, says the industry's trade body.
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European Parliament approves Brexit agreement
28/01/2020 | news | politics | 2,990
MEPs overwhelmingly back the terms of the UK's exit after an emotional debate in Brussels.
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Dissatisfaction with democracy 'at record high'
28/01/2020 | news | education | 439
A global study warns of rising levels of discontent with democracy, particularly in the UK and US.
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Big Ben bongs fundraising appeal closes
27/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,487
Money was donated to get the bell ringing on Brexit day, but it will now go to a veterans' charity.
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Five big decisions looming for Boris Johnson
27/01/2020 | news | politics | 840
The coming few weeks demand some big decisions from the PM and his cabinet. Find out more.
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Varadkar: EU will have stronger team in trade talks
27/01/2020 | news | politics | 6,272
The Irish PM says it will be "difficult" to reach a deal this year, but Boris Johnson is bullish.
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'Almost 10,000' retail jobs lost this year
26/01/2020 | news | business | 178
Tough competition on the UK High Street means there are more job losses to come, say insolvency specialists.
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PM unveils fast-track science visas after Brexit
26/01/2020 | news | science | 706
Boris Johnson hails the UK as "open to the most talented minds" with quicker route in for scientists.
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Starmer: We need to end Westminster 'monopoly'
26/01/2020 | news | politics | 388
The Labour leadership candidate argues against the status quo and for more power in the regions.
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Commemorative Brexit 50p coin unveiled
25/01/2020 | news | politics | 435
It comes after the original batch of coins had to be melted down when the Brexit deadline was extended.
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Unions warn 500 jobs could go at British Steel
24/01/2020 | news | business | 102
About 10% of the workforce could be axed if the firm is bought by China's Jingye, three unions say.
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UK companies see post-election boost
24/01/2020 | news | business | 269
UK manufacturing and services saw their best month for more than a year in January, a survey suggests.
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Unite union backs Long-Bailey for Labour leader
24/01/2020 | news | politics | 3,414
Unite leader Len McCluskey said the shadow business secretary had the "brains and brilliance" for the job.
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Brexit: EU leaders sign UK withdrawal deal
24/01/2020 | news | world | 3,608
The deal formally ending UK membership is signed by EU leaders in Brussels.
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Number of suspects charged with crime hits new low
23/01/2020 | news | uk | 587
Only 7.3% of offences lead to a suspect being charged, figures show, as knife crime continues to rise.
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UK has 'crossed Brexit finish line', says Johnson
22/01/2020 | news | politics | 3,125
The prime minister urges the UK to "move forwards as one" as legislation securing the EU exit passes.
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Sturgeon: Wellbeing as important as economic growth
21/01/2020 | news | uk | 1,030
In a speech later, Ms Sturgeon will say Scotland is creating an economy where "collective wellbeing" is as fundamental as GDP.
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Network Rail probe over 'poor performance'
21/01/2020 | news | uk | 402
The rail regulator says Network Rail's performance was not good enough in the north and central England.
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Labour leadership hopefuls bid for union backing
21/01/2020 | news | politics | 208
The GMB will announce its favoured candidate amid speculation Jess Phillips could quit the contest.
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Facebook creates 1,000 new UK jobs
20/01/2020 | news | business | 162
The firm says the new roles will include adding to its team tackling harmful online content.
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Government loses first votes since election
20/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,526
Ministers are defeated three times over Brexit legislation - on citizens' rights and court rulings.
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Devolution politicians reject PM's Brexit bill
20/01/2020 | news | uk | 1,339
Welsh politicians refuse consent to Brexit bill after politicians in Scotland and NI did the same.
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Give regions a 'voice' or UK may end, Brown warns
20/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,021
The former PM says the country is "not at ease with itself" and must change from "top to bottom".
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HS2: Give me the facts, says Shapps
20/01/2020 | news | business | 2,011
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps faces a "massive decision" as a leaked report suggests the rail link could cost £106bn.
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Ministers 'looking into' relocating House of Lords
19/01/2020 | news | politics | 408
Moving the upper chamber could "reconnect" politics with voters, the Tory party chairman says.
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No automatic deportation for EU citizens, says No 10
17/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,824
So far more than 2.7 million EU citizens have applied for settled status after Brexit in the UK.
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Don't just blame 2019 campaign - Starmer
16/01/2020 | news | politics | 303
The leadership hopeful tells the BBC's Laura Kuenssberg he can restore trust in Labour as a "force for good".
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EU reveals clues ahead of post-Brexit talks with UK
16/01/2020 | news | world | 3,056
Presentation slides published online give an insight into how the future relationship might pan out.
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Soil at heart of farm grant revolution
15/01/2020 | news | science | 371
Soil protection will be a core issue as the Agriculture Bill returns to Parliament later.
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Estate agents report 'uplift' in housing market
15/01/2020 | news | business | 138
Expectations of future sales have "risen sharply" according to property professionals.
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Brexit day gathering in London gets go-ahead
15/01/2020 | news | politics | 2,126
Nigel Farage says the Parliament Square party on 31 January will mark a "big moment" in UK history.
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Interest rate cut chances rise as inflation falls
15/01/2020 | news | business | 929
Speculation grows that UK interest rates will be cut after inflation slows in December.
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Next phase of Labour leadership contest under way
15/01/2020 | news | politics | 423
Lisa Nandy wins the NUM's backing as the candidates seek endorsements from unions and local parties.
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Backlash against Flybe's government rescue grows
15/01/2020 | news | business | 2,763
British Airways' owner IAG files a complaint to the EU arguing Flybe's rescue breaks state aid rules.
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Health unions to consider £30m pay offer
13/01/2020 | news | uk | 376
However, unions express concern that the money is coming from Stormont instead of Westminster.
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Weak November weighs on UK growth
13/01/2020 | news | business | 741
Official statistics show the economy grew by just 0.1% in the three months to November.
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Stormont financial package 'falls way short'
12/01/2020 | news | uk | 1,769
Finance Minister Conor Murphy says government must live up to commitments made to Stormont parties.
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UK's largest union backs Starmer for Labour leader
08/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,804
Unison says Sir Keir Starmer is best placed to unite the party and take it back into government.
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Full UK-EU trade deal 'impossible' by end of 2020
07/01/2020 | news | politics | 6,737
The EU Commission president says the sides must prioritise areas of agreement to meet talks deadline.
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Corbyn won't endorse any leadership contenders
07/01/2020 | news | politics | 369
The Labour leader says he won't publicly back any of the six candidates hoping to succeed him.
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Cost of living 'outstripped house prices in 2010s'
07/01/2020 | news | business | 146
Property values were down by 1% after taking inflation into account, the Nationwide Building Society says.
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Quarter of minimum wage workers 'underpaid'
07/01/2020 | news | business | 88
Firms which fail to pay the minimum wage should face tougher penalties, the Resolution Foundation says.
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Drivers 'may be feeling effects of oil price rise'
07/01/2020 | news | business | 691
Rising tensions between the US and Iran will drive prices higher at the pumps, the RAC says.
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Crossrail could be delayed until autumn 2021
06/01/2020 | news | business | 45
The project was originally supposed to be finished in December 2018 but has suffered several setbacks.
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MPs resume scrutiny of PM's Brexit bill
06/01/2020 | news | politics | 3,120
Legislation implementing Boris Johnson's agreement to leave on 31 January returns to the Commons.
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'Infrastructure revolution' in March Budget
06/01/2020 | news | business | 678
Chancellor Sajid Javid sets 11 March as the date for his first Budget - the first since the general election.
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Five crucial decisions facing Boris Johnson
06/01/2020 | news | politics | 732
The fate of HS2, Scotland and social care are some of the issues that could define the PM's tenure.
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New Labour leader to be announced on 4 April
05/01/2020 | news | politics | 4,287
The party's top body has agreed the timetable for the contest and who is eligible to vote.
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HS2 costs out of control, says review deputy chair
04/01/2020 | news | business | 426
Lord Berkeley says MPs were "misled" about the line's costs, which he says will be more than £108bn.
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MSP says Scottish Labour must split from UK party
03/01/2020 | news | uk | 969
Monica Lennon says the radical move is the only way the party can end its "long-term losing streak" in Scotland.
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Northern could lose rail franchise, says Shapps
02/01/2020 | news | business | 874
The transport secretary says he is "not prepared" to tolerate the firm's "unacceptable" performance.
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MPs back Johnson's plan to leave EU on 31 January
20/12/2019 | news | politics | 8,400
The PM says Brexit is "one step closer" after MPs back his EU withdrawal bill by a majority of 124.
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PM to 'carefully consider' indyref2' request
20/12/2019 | news | uk | 1,434
The Scottish secretary insists Boris Johnson will not mark Nicola Sturgeon's letter "return to sender".
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Armed forces 'must cut cloth to match ambition'
20/12/2019 | news | politics | 332
Defence Secretary Ben Wallace says he has had a meeting in No 10 to discuss ways to improve spending.
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MPs voting on Johnson's Brexit bill
19/12/2019 | news | politics | 3,091
The PM says the legislation, enabling Brexit to happen on 31 January, will allow the UK to "move forward".
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Government to shut Brexit department on 31 January
19/12/2019 | news | politics | 306
The closing of the government department coincides with the deadline for the UK to leave the EU.
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Nicola Sturgeon calls for powers to hold indyref2
18/12/2019 | news | uk | 6,002
Scotland's first minister calls on UK government to negotiate the transfer of power to allow another independence referendum.
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Johnson hails 'radical' Queen's Speech
18/12/2019 | news | politics | 6,537
Seven Brexit-focused bills and plans for extra NHS funding are unveiled in the Queen's Speech.
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Brexit bill to give new powers to British judges
18/12/2019 | news | politics | 928
More British judges should be able to depart from previous EU court rulings, Downing Street says.
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Thornberry enters Labour leadership race
18/12/2019 | news | politics | 6,259
The shadow foreign secretary tells the BBC she can win the contest "from the heart of the party".
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Vauxhall union seeks guarantees over car merger
18/12/2019 | news | business | 185
A planned merger of Fiat Chrysler and Vauxhall-owner PSA Group raises concerns about the UK operation.
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Corbyn's 'comic indecision' on Brexit - Blair
17/12/2019 | news | politics | 2,496
Former prime minister Tony Blair says Labour "let our country down" at the general election.
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Climate watchdog urges PM to get back on track
17/12/2019 | news | politics | 473
The comments from the UK's official climate come ahead of a global climate conference in Glasgow.
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Pound erases election gains amid Brexit concerns
17/12/2019 | news | business | 335
The pound is back down to where it was before the UK general election as Brexit concerns resurface.
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UK unemployment falls to lowest level since 1975
17/12/2019 | news | business | 877
Employment rises to all-time high, while wage growth slows less sharply from August to October.
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Brexit bill to rule out extension
17/12/2019 | news | politics | 9,844
The move comes as MPs gather for the first sitting of the new Parliament after the general election.
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Thornberry 'warned Labour over Brexit neutrality'
16/12/2019 | news | politics | 1,652
The shadow foreign secretary told the BBC in September a pro-Remain stance would help its election chances.
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Scottish independence: Will indyref2 still happen?
16/12/2019 | news | uk | 1,881
Nicola Sturgeon has urged independence supporters to be patient - but could indyref2 still happen in 2020?
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MPs' vote on Brexit bill planned for Friday
16/12/2019 | news | politics | 4,783
No 10 says the government wants to begin the legislation process before Christmas.
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Labour prepares for leadership race after defeat
16/12/2019 | news | politics | 1,019
Labour MPs Clive Lewis and Lisa Nandy say they are thinking about competing to replace Jeremy Corbyn.
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Johnson to welcome new MPs to Westminster
15/12/2019 | news | politics | 2,971
A priority will be a vote on the EU withdrawal bill that the PM wants to bring back before Christmas.
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'Now is the moment' to restore devolution
15/12/2019 | news | uk | 613
The Northern Ireland secretary met the leaders of the five biggest parties at Stormont on Monday.
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Sturgeon: Scotland 'cannot be imprisoned' in UK
15/12/2019 | news | politics | 960
The Scottish first minister tells the BBC that if the union is to continue, "it can only be by consent".
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Let the healing begin, urges PM after poll win
13/12/2019 | news | politics | 5,831
Boris Johnson says he hopes his party's "extraordinary" election victory will bring "closure" to years of acrimony.
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Three key economic questions for Boris Johnson
13/12/2019 | news | business | 848
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tough decisions to make on who to align the UK more closely with.
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What does business want from Boris Johnson?
13/12/2019 | news | business | 309
Many firms will welcome an end to the Brexit stalemate but firms want action elsewhere too.
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Businesses urge Johnson to secure trade deals
13/12/2019 | news | business | 260
Bosses have called on the prime minister to secure the future terms of trade with the EU.
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Johnson: I will repay the trust of voters
13/12/2019 | news | politics | 6,284
The PM meets the Queen to ask to form a new government, following the Conservatives' election victory.
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Pound and shares surge on election result
12/12/2019 | news | business | 1,666
The FTSE is higher while sterling hits its highest level against the dollar since June last year.
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NI parties clash during BBC election debate
10/12/2019 | news | politics | 147
The parties discuss Brexit, healthcare and the collapse of the assembly during the BBC debate.
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Leaders in final push for votes ahead of election
10/12/2019 | news | politics | 5,749
The party leaders focus on key messages in the critical final hours before polls open on Thursday.
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Most-viewed mansions of 2019 revealed
10/12/2019 | news | business | 228
Castles and mirrored ceilings attracted clicks among window shoppers on a property website.
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Parties focus on key messages as poll day nears
09/12/2019 | news | politics | 7,986
Pitches about the NHS and Brexit come to the fore, but both Labour and the Tories face criticism too.
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Sturgeon: Treatment of Scotland justifies indyref2
09/12/2019 | news | politics | 1,766
The first minister says an independence poll should be held even if the UK does not leave the EU.
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Tories target Labour Leave seats in final push
08/12/2019 | news | politics | 1,650
The prime minister tours Labour seats that voted for Brexit, three days before the election.
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Labour Budget to 'end austerity' in first 100 days
08/12/2019 | news | politics | 7,011
John McDonnell says Labour would "remake government" in a February Budget if it wins the election.
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NHS boss says parties 'ducked too many' big issues
06/12/2019 | news | politics | 323
Chris Hopson says election debate has "fallen short" with regard to long-term solutions for the NHS.
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PM 'misrepresenting' Brexit deal, says Corbyn
06/12/2019 | news | politics | 4,130
The Labour leader says he has "hard evidence" disproving claims there will be no border in the Irish Sea.
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Johnson and Corbyn clash over Brexit in BBC debate
05/12/2019 | news | politics | 11,232
The Tory and Labour leaders faced off in the final head-to-head debate ahead of next week's election.
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Farage defends decision not to contest Tory seats
05/12/2019 | news | politics | 168
The Brexit Party leader claims his party are "tearing chunks out of the Labour vote", as three of its MEPs quit.
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Farage hits out at MEPs over Tory support
05/12/2019 | news | politics | 674
The Brexit Party leader says three of his MEPs who quit have strong links to the Conservatives.
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Tories promise Brexit and Budget in first 100 days
04/12/2019 | news | politics | 8,641
Boris Johnson's blueprint prompts attacks from Labour, the SNP and Lib Dems.
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Scottish party leaders clash in BBC TV debate
04/12/2019 | news | politics | 921
Nicola Sturgeon, Jackson Carlaw, Richard Leonard and Willie Rennie answered questions from voters.
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Swinson sorry for backing coalition welfare cuts
04/12/2019 | news | politics | 325
Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson tells the BBC the "bedroom tax" was a mistake and austerity went too far.
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Pound surges to two-year high against the euro
04/12/2019 | news | business | 570
The pound is the highest against the dollar in seven months and the highest against the euro since May 2017.
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Conservatives pledge £4.2bn for local transport
03/12/2019 | news | politics | 2,340
The party promises new spending on trains, buses and trams outside London.
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Black Friday brings UK retailers 'welcome' boost
03/12/2019 | news | business | 309
Sales volumes over the weekend in the UK rose by more than 7% from last year, Barclaycard says.
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Sturgeon: 'All options' open if indyref2 blocked
02/12/2019 | news | politics | 2,784
The SNP leader has refused to rule out taking legal action if a second Scottish independence vote is blocked.
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Lib Dems won't support Labour nationalisations
01/12/2019 | news | politics | 337
Jo Swinson says Labour's plans to take utilities back into public ownership are "not the way forward".
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Parties clash over Brexit in TV debate
01/12/2019 | news | politics | 1,286
Senior figures from seven political parties also exchanged views on the NHS and terror legislation.
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PM pledges help for struggling firms after Brexit
29/11/2019 | news | politics | 3,050
Boris Johnson also says it will be easier for public bodies to "buy British" if the UK leaves the EU.
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Row over Johnson debate 'empty chair'
28/11/2019 | news | politics | 2,106
Conservatives say Channel 4 broke impartiality rules while Labour claims the PM is "hiding from scrutiny".
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Lib Dems pledge end to 'constitutional chaos'
28/11/2019 | news | politics | 453
The Scottish Liberal Democrat election manifesto promises to "stop Brexit and stop independence".
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Tories pledge to boost Ofsted rather than scrap it
28/11/2019 | news | other | 259
Boris Johnson wants to strengthen the education watchdog but opposition parties want a new body.
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Tory and Labour spending plans 'not credible' - IFS
28/11/2019 | news | politics | 6,069
Both main parties are not being honest ahead of the general election, an influential research group says.
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Labour to change election strategy
27/11/2019 | news | politics | 3,044
The party plans to appeal to voters in Leave-supporting areas, insiders tell the BBC.
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Minister says 1,000 Tata jobs at risk in Wales
27/11/2019 | news | uk | 101
Ken Skates says it "appears to be the case" that planned job losses could fall in Wales.
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Row over Labour's 'NHS for sale' claim
27/11/2019 | news | politics | 9,603
Jeremy Corbyn says he has proof the NHS is part of US/UK trade talks - but the Tories reject his claim.
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SNP vote 'will send clear message on indyref2'
26/11/2019 | news | uk | 5,149
Nicola Sturgeon says her party wants to "escape Brexit and put Scotland's future in Scotland's hands".
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Is the DUP affair over?
26/11/2019 | news | politics | 76
Can the unexpected power brokers of the 2017 election cling on to their influence this time round?
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Johnson promises 'tide of investment' on Wales visit
24/11/2019 | news | politics | 1,483
The prime minister courts the farming vote at a winter fair before he sets out pledges for Wales.
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Tory manifesto 'to forge a new Britain' - Johnson
23/11/2019 | news | politics | 5,641
Boris Johnson promises to unite the country by getting Brexit done and to boost nurse numbers by 50,000.
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Tories plan stamp duty hike on non-UK residents
21/11/2019 | news | politics | 690
The party says the money raised would go towards tackling rough sleeping.
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Tories pledge extra cash for social care
21/11/2019 | news | politics | 259
But Health Secretary Matt Hancock says a long-term plan will require "cross-party consensus".
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Johnson pledges cut to National Insurance
20/11/2019 | news | politics | 3,578
The PM says he will raise the threshold next year so people do not have to pay until they earn £9,500.
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Sturgeon insists Corbyn will back indyref2 deal
20/11/2019 | news | politics | 977
Nicola Sturgeon says Jeremy Corbyn would not oppose an independence referendum deal if it paves the way for a Labour government.
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Lib Dems vow £50bn 'windfall' from stopping Brexit
20/11/2019 | news | politics | 3,333
The "Remain bonus" will go on schools and the low-paid, Jo Swinson says at their manifesto launch.
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Why did the Lib Dems go tough on spending?
19/11/2019 | news | business | 78
The party plans to cut debt rather than simply balancing the books
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Lib Dems promise 20,000 more teachers
19/11/2019 | news | politics | 582
The party is promising billions more for schools in England, taken from a £50bn so-called "Remain bonus".
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Johnson and Corbyn clash over Brexit
19/11/2019 | news | politics | 8,686
Nearly 7 million people watched leaders lock horns over the NHS in the first TV debate of the election.
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Income tax rise will boost NHS budget - Lib Dems
18/11/2019 | news | politics | 507
The penny rise would allow it to match Labour's NHS front-line spending plans, the party says.
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Green manifesto pledges zero carbon by 2030
18/11/2019 | news | politics | 1,630
The party wants to spend £100bn a year on tackling climate change - and calls for a new EU referendum.
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PM shelves business tax cut to help fund NHS
17/11/2019 | news | politics | 6,291
Boris Johnson says public services will benefit as planned corporation tax cuts are put on hold.
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Labour promises 'free teeth MOTs'
16/11/2019 | news | politics | 237
Check-up charges in England of £22.70 will be scrapped under a Labour government, the party says.
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Tories promise help for 'left-behind' towns
14/11/2019 | news | politics | 282
A reduction in business rates for small firms is among a raft of measures pledged by the Conservatives.
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Labour pledges free broadband for all
14/11/2019 | news | politics | 7,603
Labour would part-nationalise BT to deliver the policy and tax tech giants to help cover the £20bn cost.
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Corbyn v Johnson fact-checked
14/11/2019 | news | politics | 794
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have clashed in the first leaders' debate, we've been looking into some of their claims.
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Corbyn rules out 'arbitrary' immigration target
14/11/2019 | news | politics | 97
The Labour leader will not say whether he wants the number of people coming into the UK to rise or fall.
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Germany avoids recession despite trade war hit
14/11/2019 | news | business | 341
The country narrowly avoids recession as it struggles with trade conflicts around the world.
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Donald Tusk: Don't give up on stopping Brexit
13/11/2019 | news | politics | 2,356
The outgoing European Council chief says leaving the EU would leave the UK a "second-rate player".
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Tories will seek to reduce unskilled migration
13/11/2019 | news | politics | 4,540
The party says it will not set "arbitrary" targets but will aim to reduce immigration if it wins the election.
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No electoral deals with Labour, Swinson insists
13/11/2019 | news | politics | 137
The Lib Dem leader rejects calls to stand down candidates to avoid splitting the anti-Brexit vote.
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Gauke: Tory majority 'bad outcome for country'
12/11/2019 | news | politics | 1,791
The former Conservative justice secretary will stand as an independent to oppose a "hard Brexit".
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PM vows to close 'opportunity gap' after Brexit
12/11/2019 | news | politics | 4,467
Boris Johnson says the Tories will double funding for research and development if they win the election.
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Labour vows to outspend Tories on the NHS
12/11/2019 | news | health | 3,333
The party says it would tax the "wealthiest" to cut hospital waiting times if it wins the election.
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'It's all about Brexit' in key marginal seat
12/11/2019 | news | politics | 170
Leaving the European Union - or not - is the subject on everyone's lips in Blackpool.
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HS2 should happen despite rising cost, review says
12/11/2019 | news | business | 1,815
A draft copy of a review into the project says it might cost even more than its current price of £88bn.
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UK wage growth slows as unemployment falls
12/11/2019 | news | business | 378
Average earnings increased by 3.6% over the three months to September, while unemployment fell by 23,000.
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Farage: Tories should stand down in Labour seats
12/11/2019 | news | politics | 2,117
The Brexit Party leader insists his candidates will run in Labour-held seats in the North and Midlands.
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Tories in fresh attack on Labour spending plans
11/11/2019 | news | politics | 737
Labour rejects Tory calculations about what their economic policies would cost as "more fake news".
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Lib Dems pledge £5bn for flood prevention
11/11/2019 | news | politics | 234
Jo Swinson and Jeremy Corbyn urge ministers to declare a national emergency to deal with recent floods.
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Brexit Party rules out standing in Tory seats
11/11/2019 | news | politics | 9,591
Nigel Farage says the party will not contest seats won by the Tories in 2017, but will stand against Labour.
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Jingye vows to save jobs after British Steel deal
10/11/2019 | news | business | 1,301
The Chinese company says it will invest £1.2bn in British Steel following rescue agreement.
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Labour and Tories vow to help forces personnel
10/11/2019 | news | politics | 687
Armistice Day pledges include a Tory vow to protect combat veterans from "vexatious" legal action.
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Lib Dems propose £10k 'skills wallet'
10/11/2019 | news | politics | 668
Money for training courses will be made available to adults of all ages, under the Lib Dem plan.
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No checks on goods between NI and GB, says PM
08/11/2019 | news | uk | 1,549
Boris Johnson briefed Northern Ireland Conservative members but did he get all the details correct?
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Crossrail delayed until 2021 as costs increase
08/11/2019 | news | business | 780
The route, which could cost £650m more than the current total of £17.6bn, was due to open in 2018.
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Farage makes last ditch plea for pact with Tories
07/11/2019 | news | uk | 918
The Brexit Party leader says he will try "for a few more days" to agree a leave alliance.
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Sturgeon lists SNP's conditions for backing Labour
07/11/2019 | news | uk | 5,855
The SNP leader says Jeremy Corbyn would need to back the "principle" of a second independence referendum.
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PM says only Conservatives can save 'fantastic' UK
06/11/2019 | news | uk | 1,427
Boris Johnson urges voters to use next month's general election to call a halt to Nicola Sturgeon's plans for indyref2.
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Johnson says he had 'no choice' over election
05/11/2019 | news | politics | 7,792
Boris Johnson tells supporters he needed to get Parliament working again, as he launches the campaign.
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All Mothercare UK stores to close
05/11/2019 | news | business | 57
The baby goods firm, which has 79 retail stores in the UK, has appointed administrators from PwC.
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Universal credit adverts banned as 'misleading'
05/11/2019 | news | education | 184
The Advertising Standards Agency bans adverts claiming people found work faster on universal credit.
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Labour has clear and simple Brexit plan - Corbyn
05/11/2019 | news | politics | 3,902
But the Tories say his proposal for a new deal and referendum within six months is a "fairy tale".
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Labour pledges to save free TV licences
04/11/2019 | news | politics | 351
The party's deputy leader, Tom Watson, says removing the benefit for over-75s was "utterly callous".
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Public spending 'to rocket' in next parliament
03/11/2019 | news | business | 733
Government spending will climb to 1970s levels, whichever party wins the election, research claims.
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Two left in contest for new Commons Speaker
03/11/2019 | news | politics | 3,299
Sir Lindsay Hoyle and Chris Bryant go through to the final round of voting to find John Bercow's successor.
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Farage calls on Johnson to 'build Leave alliance'
01/11/2019 | news | politics | 9,438
The Brexit Party leader says the PM must ditch his EU deal - or he will stand candidates against Tories.
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Farage wants election 'alliance' with Tories
31/10/2019 | news | politics | 1,729
The Brexit Party leader hints at a pact but does not reveal how many candidates his party will field.
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Corbyn launches Labour campaign to 'transform' UK
30/10/2019 | news | politics | 12,072
The Labour leader vows to take on the "elite" in "radical" election pitch, but the PM blames him for delaying Brexit.
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Corbyn challenges Johnson to election TV debate
30/10/2019 | news | politics | 146
Wrangling over potential televised leaders' debates ahead of 12 December gets under way.
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Car industry gloom as UK production falls further
30/10/2019 | news | business | 176
Output fell in September capping a 15-month period of decline, an industry body says.
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The first 24 hours of social media election ads
30/10/2019 | news | politics | 84
We look at the official adverts, and less official memes, with social media set to dominate the pre-Christmas poll.
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PM agrees to Brexit extension - but urges election
28/10/2019 | news | politics | 9,583
MPs vote on a December poll - as Boris Johnson officially accepts a further Brexit delay until 31 January.
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'Exploited' workers propping up building sector
27/10/2019 | news | business | 191
The construction industry is trying to crack down on the use of underpaid labour, but it's a huge task.
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Brexit coins 'paused' amid uncertainty
25/10/2019 | news | politics | 608
Production of thousands of coins intended to commemorate the UK's exit on 31 October is put on hold.
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'More than 3,000 bus services cut in past decade'
24/10/2019 | news | business | 184
Local authority funding for buses has fallen by more than 40% in 10 years, says one charity.
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EU Brexit extension decision expected on Friday
24/10/2019 | news | politics | 1,573
Most EU leaders favour a three-month delay - but France is sceptical about it, the BBC understands.
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No 10 denies government division over Brexit plans
24/10/2019 | news | politics | 3,592
Ministers are being urged to go for an early election - but some want to get a Brexit deal through first.
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High Street woes mount as 85,000 jobs feared lost
23/10/2019 | news | business | 291
The British Retail Consortium calls for political action as it estimates the scale of job cuts.
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PM to seek election if EU agrees three-month delay
23/10/2019 | news | politics | 2,037
It comes as Boris Johnson "pauses" his Brexit bill after MPs reject his fast-track Commons timetable.
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Brexit bill 'in limbo' as MPs reject timetable
22/10/2019 | news | politics | 4,685
Boris Johnson pauses Brexit legislation after MPs reject plan to get it through Commons in three days.
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NI firms to declare GB-bound goods under new deal
22/10/2019 | news | uk | 865
The Brexit secretary says there'll be no forms to fill in - then reverses his position shortly afterwards.
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PM aims to push Brexit bill through in three days
22/10/2019 | news | politics | 3,962
Boris Johnson urges Parliament to approve his intensive timetable but opposition MPs want more time.
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SNP says NI Brexit plan must also benefit Scotland
21/10/2019 | news | uk | 582
The Scottish National Party says special arrangements for NI should not be at Scotland's expense.
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Brexit deal acceptable, says top Barclays banker
21/10/2019 | news | business | 356
Sir Ian Cheshire, chairman of Barclays' UK operations, says business leaders want to see certainty.
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Court delays decision on PM's Brexit tactics
20/10/2019 | news | uk | 2,771
Campaigners said the move would ensure that Boris Johnson fully complied with the Benn Act.
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Labour's 'door is open' to DUP for talks on Brexit
20/10/2019 | news | uk | 340
The DUP is also planning to hold further talks with the government this week to seek "reassurances".
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Johnson in race to win support for Brexit deal
17/10/2019 | news | politics | 6,666
No 10 is trying to persuade MPs to back the PM's deal ahead of a vote in the Commons on Saturday.
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Pound's gains erased amid Brexit deal jitters
17/10/2019 | news | business | 268
Sterling jumps at first on news of a deal, but falls back after the DUP reiterates its opposition.
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New Brexit deal agreed but DUP refuses support
17/10/2019 | news | politics | 10,941
The prime minister hails "excellent deal" with the EU, but a successful vote in Parliament is not yet certain.
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DUP rejects Brexit deal 'as things stand'
17/10/2019 | news | politics | 779
It is a blow for Boris Johnson as the PM heads to EU summit for more talks on his draft agreement.
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Legal bid to halt 'illegal' Brexit deal
16/10/2019 | news | uk | 1,665
Anti-Brexit campaigner Jo Maugham has lodged a petition at Scotland's highest civil court.
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PM to chair new climate change committee
16/10/2019 | news | politics | 560
A committee is set up to push climate action but critics point to delay on environment policy.
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'Special relationship' won't guarantee UK-US trade
16/10/2019 | news | business | 428
A former US trade chief warns the UK should not expect special treatment when it comes to trade.
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HS2 must be built in full, say employers' chiefs
15/10/2019 | news | business | 152
The call by regional heads of the CBI business lobby comes amid worries HS2 could be scaled back.
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Brexit deal hangs in balance as PM seeks support
15/10/2019 | news | politics | 8,173
Issues between the UK, EU and Ireland are said to be "pretty much sorted", but No 10 is still seeking the DUP's backing.
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UK jobs market 'shows signs of slowing'
15/10/2019 | news | business | 640
The unemployment rate rises unexpectedly to 3.9% between June and August.
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Brexit talks continue amid claims deal is close
14/10/2019 | news | politics | 7,088
Downing Street plays down the chances of an imminent breakthrough amid reports the sides are close to agreement.
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SNP 'winning independence economic argument'
14/10/2019 | news | uk | 2,245
Scotland's finance secretary uses his speech to the SNP conference to argue that the country can "more than afford" independence.
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PM sets out 'ambitious' plans in Queen's Speech
14/10/2019 | news | politics | 5,669
Crime and health take centre stage, but opposition parties dismiss the programme as "election manifesto".
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Labour's nationalisation plans 'would cost £196bn'
13/10/2019 | news | business | 670
The CBI employers' group claims Labour's plans would cost the combined health and education budgets.
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Brexit talks continue ahead of crunch summit
13/10/2019 | news | politics | 2,324
Negotiating teams meet again after all sides warn there is still a lot of work to do to find agreement.
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Tory leaflets: Vote for rivals puts Brexit at risk
12/10/2019 | news | world | 900
Campaign material suggests the party accepts the UK might not have left the EU by the time of an election.
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Aerospace industry seeks Brexit reassurance
10/10/2019 | news | business | 142
Aerospace firms say it is "vital" the UK and EU have regulatory alignment.
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'No community will have Brexit plans veto' - Smith
10/10/2019 | news | uk | 500
NI Secretary Julian Smith does not rule out possible NI-only referendum on post-Brexit plans.
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Barnier: Brexit like climbing a mountain
10/10/2019 | news | politics | 2,838
The EU's chief negotiator urges patience, as the deadline for reaching a deal with the UK nears.
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BBC and government 'should save free TV licences'
10/10/2019 | news | entertainment | 1,074
The proposed means-testing system for the over-75s is an "absurd situation", MPs say in a report.
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UK set to avoid recession despite poor August
10/10/2019 | news | business | 1,140
The economy contracted in August, but is still expected to have grown in the third quarter.
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Johnson and Varadkar 'can see pathway to a deal'
10/10/2019 | news | politics | 6,484
Ireland's PM calls Brexit talks "very positive" and "very promising", with UK-EU meetings set to resume on Friday.
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EU heading for no-deal by mistake, Hunt warns
09/10/2019 | news | politics | 410
Ex-Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt pleads with the EU to avoid a "catastrophic failure in statecraft".
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EU leaders criticise UK Brexit proposals
09/10/2019 | news | politics | 5,407
They say they are no closer to an agreement, but "with goodwill" there is still a chance a deal can be done.
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Special sitting for MPs to decide Brexit future
09/10/2019 | news | politics | 6,464
Parliament will meet on Saturday 19 October after a key EU summit to approve the next steps for the UK.
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Deal by Brexit deadline very difficult - Irish PM
08/10/2019 | news | politics | 364
Leo Varadkar says "big gaps" remain between the EU and the UK as the 31 October deadline looms.
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Farmers 'betrayed' by no-deal Brexit tariff plan
08/10/2019 | news | business | 1,350
The farmers' union says the government has "missed an opportunity" by not imposing more import taxes.
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No-deal Brexit 'to push UK debt to 50-year high'
07/10/2019 | news | business | 3,130
Government borrowing would reach its highest level in more than half a century, a think tank warns.
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Macron: Brexit deal decision 'at end of week'
06/10/2019 | news | politics | 3,621
The EU will evaluate then whether a deal is possible, the French president tells Boris Johnson.
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Unilever to cut plastic use to appeal to Gen Z
04/10/2019 | news | business | 253
The owner of brands such as Comfort, Dove and Domestos says it will recycle more plastic than it sells.
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PM will send Brexit extension letter, court told
04/10/2019 | news | politics | 5,756
But Boris Johnson says the UK will still leave on 31 October "new deal or no deal - but no delay".
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EU 'open but unconvinced' by UK PM's Brexit plan
03/10/2019 | news | world | 1,816
Britain's latest proposals for leaving the EU fall short of what is required to get a deal, the bloc's leaders say.
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PM 'can't be trusted' on Brexit delay, court told
03/10/2019 | news | uk | 3,386
Government promises that it is prepared to write a letter seeking an Article 50 extension are contradictory, claim campaigners.
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PM: Brexit plan 'genuine attempt to bridge chasm'
03/10/2019 | news | politics | 7,497
The PM updates MPs on his Brexit proposals but Jeremy Corbyn says the plans are "unrealistic".
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Welsh independence referendum 'before 2030'
03/10/2019 | news | uk | 1,376
Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price says an independence referendum will take place in the next decade.
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Boris Johnson sets out Brexit plan to MPs
02/10/2019 | news | politics | 2,183
The PM's plan would see Northern Ireland stay in the single market for goods but leave the customs union.
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Government publishes new Brexit proposals
02/10/2019 | news | politics | 4,477
The PM's plan would see Northern Ireland stay in the EU single market for goods and new customs checks away from the border.
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UK Brexit plans to include Irish customs checks
01/10/2019 | news | politics | 3,406
The PM addresses his party conference in Manchester before submitting the new proposals to Brussels.
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Greggs stockpiles pork ahead of Brexit
01/10/2019 | news | business | 817
The bakery chain wants to make sure that ingredients for its sausage rolls are safeguarded.
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Corbyn must head 'interim government' - Labour
01/10/2019 | news | politics | 4,504
John McDonnell also says a no confidence vote is "unlikely" before 17 October's EU council meeting.
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Johnson: Irish customs checks will be 'reality'
01/10/2019 | news | politics | 6,911
But the PM rejects reports there could be a series of customs posts set five or 10 miles back.
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UK to reveal detailed plan for Brexit negotiations
30/09/2019 | news | politics | 533
It includes the legal text of an updated Brexit deal, including suggested "customs clearance zones" in Northern Ireland.
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Aide: After Brexit science is No 10's top priority
30/09/2019 | news | science | 122
Boris Johnson has given details of a £200m fund for science and technology.
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No confidence vote 'won't happen this week'
30/09/2019 | news | politics | 2,224
Opposition party leaders say they are united in wanting to block a no-deal Brexit after a meeting.
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Minister 'looking seriously' at compulsory vaccines
29/09/2019 | news | politics | 319
Matt Hancock says there is "absolute clarity" on the science and not being immunised puts others at risk.
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Government plans billions for hospital projects
28/09/2019 | news | politics | 169
The plans, unveiled at the start of the Conservative conference, include £2.7bn for six hospital trusts over five years.
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Sturgeon 'open-minded' about interim PM
27/09/2019 | news | politics | 5,000
Scotland's first minister insists she is not pushing for Jeremy Corbyn to become leader of a temporary government.
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UK 'planning concrete Brexit proposals'
27/09/2019 | news | politics | 8,596
Minister Stephen Barclay says the "moment of truth" is approaching, as Brussels asks for new ideas.
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MPs reject Parliament recess for Tory conference
26/09/2019 | news | politics | 5,957
It is the seventh vote the government has lost in the Commons since Boris Johnson became PM.
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Ireland 'open to Brexit extension', says Varadkar
25/09/2019 | news | uk | 1,288
The Irish prime minster made the remarks in New York as the House of Commons returned from suspension.
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Angry Commons exchanges over Parliament suspension
25/09/2019 | news | politics | 4,703
Emotions run high as MPs return to work after Tuesday's Supreme Court verdict, ruling prorogation unlawful.
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MPs return after court rules suspension unlawful
24/09/2019 | news | politics | 2,236
Boris Johnson will give a statement in Parliament later in the wake of Tuesday's ruling.
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Historic court ruling on Parliament suspension
23/09/2019 | news | politics | 1,352
Parliament could immediately reconvene if the PM loses, but he has not ruled out another suspension.
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Labour cash boost for wind farms and electric cars
23/09/2019 | news | politics | 304
Billions will be spent on public ownership schemes to accelerate the "green industrial revolution".
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Wales 'will not back Corbyn' in any Brexit deal
23/09/2019 | news | uk | 302
The Welsh Government would campaign for remain in any Labour-led referendum, Jeremy Miles says.
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Corbyn wins party backing in crunch Brexit vote
22/09/2019 | news | politics | 7,246
Members at the party's annual conference vote against a motion which would have called for Remain backing at an election.
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Labour pledges free personal care for over-65s
22/09/2019 | news | politics | 336
Help with dressing, washing and meals will be paid for by the state in England, costing £6bn a year.
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Thousands join UK climate change protests
20/09/2019 | news | uk | 4,494
Schoolchildren and workers down tools and walk out of lessons, demanding "climate justice for all".
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Brexit secretary: EU and UK share common purpose
20/09/2019 | news | politics | 7,467
Both sides promise to look for an agreement ahead of 31 October, following a meeting in Brussels.
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Bank forecasts low interest rates for longer
19/09/2019 | news | business | 668
Policymakers say the UK will avoid recession this year, but Brexit is still weighing on the economy.
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UK 'has 12 days to set out Brexit plans'
18/09/2019 | news | politics | 2,150
The Finnish PM says EU leaders need written proposals by the end of September.
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Brexit talks 'should not be a pretence' - Barnier
18/09/2019 | news | politics | 4,459
The government insists "constructive" talks are ongoing after the EU's chief negotiator's remarks.
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Second day of legal prorogation battle ends
17/09/2019 | news | politics | 5,749
Judges at the Supreme Court continued to hear arguments over the legality of suspending Parliament.
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Corbyn 'will deliver Brexit option people choose'
17/09/2019 | news | politics | 1,227
He refuses to say which side he might back in a future referendum under a Labour government.
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Swinson: Being a woman is not a weakness
16/09/2019 | news | politics | 5,530
Jo Swinson vows to "take on" Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Nigel Farage - and says she can be PM.
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Prorogation case 'a difficult question of law'
16/09/2019 | news | politics | 8,830
The Supreme Court hears competing arguments about the legality of the PM's decision to suspend Parliament.
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Helium shortage: 'Prices just keep going up'
16/09/2019 | news | business | 164
Why is there a shortage of the precious gas and how is it affecting firms?
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Brexit is a 'nightmare', says Luxembourg PM
15/09/2019 | news | politics | 11,413
Boris Johnson misses a press conference amid noisy protests, but says there has been "a lot of work".
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Lib Dems pledge to cancel Brexit
15/09/2019 | news | politics | 1,298
Members vote in favour of the policy, which would see the party revoke Article 50 if they took power.
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PM 'won't be deterred' from Brexit on 31 October
13/09/2019 | news | politics | 7,887
Boris Johnson says the UK will leave by the deadline, but he is "cautiously optimistic" of getting a deal.
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Brexit Party forms pact for Hartlepool control
13/09/2019 | news | uk | 876
The Brexit Party formed the pact with Tories and independents to "put country before party".
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DUP denies changing position on Brexit
12/09/2019 | news | uk | 1,519
The Times says the party has agreed to drop its objections to regulatory checks in the Irish Sea.
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Bercow warns PM against disobeying Brexit law
12/09/2019 | news | politics | 3,797
The Speaker says MPs will show "creativity" to avoid being bypassed, but is accused of being "politicised".
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Can the world's largest HMV work in a digital age?
12/09/2019 | news | uk | 107
Will HMV Vault in Birmingham become the "nirvana for music and film fans" the firm hopes for?
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'Serious' talks on Lib Dem-Plaid election pact
12/09/2019 | news | uk | 184
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson says her party is in genuine discussions with Plaid on a deal.
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Top MEP 'willing to revisit NI-only backstop'
12/09/2019 | news | world | 634
The UK has not yet put forward any workable alternatives to the Brexit border backstop, says the EU.
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John Lewis in Brexit warning as it falls to a loss
12/09/2019 | news | business | 767
The partnership is hit by "difficult" trading and says a no-deal Brexit would have a "significant" impact
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Commons recall urged after no-deal papers released
12/09/2019 | news | politics | 4,603
Labour wants MPs to return to Parliament to scrutinise the government's plans for no deal.
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No 10 rejects Nigel Farage election pact proposal
11/09/2019 | news | politics | 2,836
The Brexit Party leader is calling on the Tories to make a deal to help "secure a big Brexit majority".
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Judges rule Parliament suspension is unlawful
11/09/2019 | news | uk | 13,691
Scotland's highest court says Boris Johnson, in effect, misled the Queen over the move.
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PM rules out Northern Ireland-only backstop
11/09/2019 | news | uk | 316
DUP leader Arlene Foster says the UK needs to move on and find a Brexit deal that works.
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Labour must unequivocally back Remain, says deputy
10/09/2019 | news | politics | 1,877
Tom Watson's position puts him at odds with Jeremy Corbyn, who wants a general election first.
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There is a way to get a Brexit deal, PM insists
10/09/2019 | news | politics | 5,030
Boris Johnson also rebuffs criticism of Parliament's five-week shutdown as a "load of nonsense".
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Labour manifesto to offer vote on Leave and Remain
10/09/2019 | news | uk | 5,234
Jeremy Corbyn vows a fresh Brexit referendum but arguments continue over which side it should back.
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Wage growth stays strong as unemployment falls
10/09/2019 | news | business | 489
Earnings continue to outstrip inflation and the employment rate remains at a record high.
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Protests as five-week Parliament shutdown begins
10/09/2019 | news | politics | 4,251
In dramatic scenes in the Commons, MPs hold up signs, chant and sing songs to protest against the suspension.
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Corbyn promises 'biggest' boost to workers' rights
09/09/2019 | news | politics | 720
The Labour leader wants to set up a new department to protect workers' rights if he gets into power.
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PM's second attempt to trigger election fails
09/09/2019 | news | politics | 10,714
MPs reject a second call from Boris Johnson for a snap election, before the suspension of Parliament begins.
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No-deal Brexit 'would be a failure' - Johnson
06/09/2019 | news | world | 4,784
Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar say "common ground was established" at their meeting in Dublin.
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