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Barnier says that the UK's white paper 'would undermine' the European single market

Michel Barnier has said that the proposals put forward in the UK's white paper could prove damaging to the European single market.

He wrote, in an article published in multiple n...

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02 Aug 2018
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Pope Francis changes church teaching to oppose all instances of the death penalty

Pope Francis has deemed the death penalty 'inadmissible', and has claimed that the Catholic Church will attempt to rid the world of its existence. 

He said that capital punis...

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02 Aug 2018
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German sources deny supporting a vague Brexit deal, says the Guardian

Claims that Germany are willing to offer May a vague Brexit deal to prevent a no-deal outcome have caused panic among anti-Brexit campaigners and have been rejected by German sources, according to...

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02 Aug 2018
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John McDonnell exploring the possibility of having a UBI pilot scheme in the next Labour manifesto

According to John McDonnell, Labour is exploring a basic income policy that would get rid of benefits in favour of welfare handouts to every person. 

The shadow chancellor claimed th...

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01 Aug 2018
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Regarding Brexit, Jeremy Hunt claims 'We are heading for no deal by accident'

During talks in Austria, Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has claimed that as it stands, Brexit is 'heading for no deal by accident', as he increases mention of collapse in talks. 

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01 Aug 2018
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Jury is told that Manafort put himself 'above the law' to finance his lavish lifestyle

On Tuesday, a court heard that Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign manager, put 'himself and his money above the law' to fund his lavish lifestyle that included a watch worth $21,000...

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01 Aug 2018
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Jeremy Corbyn has apologised for speaking at 2010 Holocaust event

Corbyn has apologised for appearing on platforms with people whose opinions he 'completely rejects'. This was in response to the Times reporting that in 2010, he spoke at and opened an...

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01 Aug 2018
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Macron invites May to his holiday retreat for Brexit discussions

Today, to try to end the Brexit deadlock, Macron invited May to his holiday home in the South of France. 

This occurred just hours after Jeremy Hunt held Brexit talks in Paris. ...

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31 Jul 2018
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EU's Brexit declaration could be between 5 and 30 pages long, reports the Guardian

According to officials in Brussels, the EU's declaration on the trade and security relationship with Britain after Brexit will be between 5 and 30 pages long, reflecting a severely limited...

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31 Jul 2018
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MPs accuse aid sector of 'abject failure' in its responses to sexual abuse cases

According to a report by MPs, charities have displayed 'complacency verging on complicity' when responding to sexual abuse that is endemic across the sector. 

The intern...

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31 Jul 2018