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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Tooting Popular Front||32||155||0||1|
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.
|Tooting Popular Front||1,252||526||0||3|
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".
|Tooting Popular Front||1,168||685||0||1|
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.
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".
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.
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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