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Brexit: Continuous talks to try to resolve differences

Image copyright PA Brexit talks will continue without interruption to try to bridge differences between the two sides, EU negotiator Michel Barnier has said. After meeting UK opposite number Dominic Raab, he said disagreements remained on economic relations and the EU would not abandon its principles. Mr Raab said they had had an “honest conversation” […]

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Brexit blues

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The plans agreed at Chequers last month have upset some Conservative members Theresa May is not only under pressure from her MPs on Brexit – there has also been talk of a “revolt” among grassroots members unhappy at her plans. In recent days there have even been suggestions of […]

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Labour's Barry Gardiner: New EU vote would 'undermine democracy'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBarry Gardiner tells Today a second EU vote could be “socially disruptive” Holding another referendum on the UK’s EU membership could lead to “civil disobedience”, a shadow minister says. Labour’s Barry Gardiner said calls for another vote undermined “the whole principle of democracy in this country”, warning […]

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Chelsea Clinton says Nicola Sturgeon is 'incredibly courageous'

Image caption Chelsea Clinton was appearing at the Edinburgh International Book Festival Chelsea Clinton has described Nicola Sturgeon as “incredibly courageous” for talking about the challenges of being a female leader. The daughter of former US president Bill Clinton, and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, was at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. She spoke about women’s […]

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Westminster car crash: Suspect appears in court

Image copyright Julia Quenzler A man accused of attempted murder after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament has appeared in court. Salih Khater, 29, is alleged to have swerved his car into cyclists and pedestrians before driving towards police and crashing into a barrier. Three people were injured in the incident on 14 […]

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Jeremy Corbyn begins tour of Scotland

Image copyright PA Image caption Jeremy Corbyn launched his tour of Scotland at a bus manufacturers in Falkirk Jeremy Corbyn has begun a four-day tour of Scotland, amid continuing accusations of anti-Semitism. The Labour party leader is due to deliver a speech outlining a new vision for the Scottish economy. But he is expected to […]