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Brexit's failure may have saved the EU, says Simon Kuper

After the Brexit referendum, many predicted that others would follow the UK out of the EU. After the referendum, politicians Marine Le Pen and Geert Wilders planned to achieve t...

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26 Jul 2018
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Taxpayers pay £4.4m this year to subsidize food and drink in Parliament, the Daily Mail reports

The Daily Mail has revealed that subsidising food and drink at Parliament cost tax-payers £4.4m last year. 

The bill for the exclusive bars and restaurants at Westminster has i...

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25 Jul 2018
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Sources say Trump can be heard discussing buying rights to Playboy model's story on Comey tape

On a tape recording obtained by CNN, Trump can be heard discussing how to purchase the rights to former Playboy model Karen McDougal's story about her alleged affair with Trump with his attorne...

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25 Jul 2018
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Hunt warns that no-deal Brexit will sour UK-EU relations 'for a generation'

During his diplomatic visit to Germany, Hunt has warned that a no-deal Brexit will poison relations with the EU 'for a generation'. He delivered this warning in Berlin as the Prime Minister...

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23 Jul 2018
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Home secretary claims that the UK wont block the executions of IS duo

The home secretary has said that the UK will not oppose the use of the death penalty if the two alleged Islamic state members were extradited to the US.

Sajid Javid, in a letter leaked to...

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23 Jul 2018
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Trump responds to Rouhani, saying he will 'suffer consequences' if he threatens the USA again

In a tweet, Trump has threatened Iran with 'consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before'. 

The tweet came after the Iranian President,&nb...

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23 Jul 2018
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US Spy chief takes back "awkward response"

Dan Coats, Head of US intelligence claims not to have wanted to disrespect Donald Trump with an "awkward reponse" regarding the invitation to Washington extended by Trump to Vladimir Puti...

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22 Jul 2018
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Boris Johnson still living in Foreign Secretary residence whilst renting his own property

Despite resigning the role 11 days ago due to concerns about May's Brexit plan, Boris Johnson is still living in the £20m Foreign secretary residence he moved into when assigned the posit...

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20 Jul 2018
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Benalla in custody and will be fired over his behavior captured in violent video

One of Macron's security officers is in police custody and will be fired after a video of him hitting and stamping on a man at a demonstration in Paris while pretending to be a police officer&n...

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20 Jul 2018
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Theresa May to say Brexit plan will work for the whole UK, including Northern Ireland

On Friday, at Belfast's Waterfront Hall, Theresa May is expected to say that the Chequers Brexit plan will deliver for Northern Ireland. This will form part of her 2-day visit to the country to...

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20 Jul 2018