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Labouring over Brexit

Picture caption Labour’s Brexit sub-committee have been going by way of social gathering coverage It had been billed as an away day to thrash out Labour’s coverage on Brexit – a type of shadow of the Chequers gathering. Ultimately when Labour’s Brexit sub-committee met this week, it wasn’t “away” from …

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Ministers conclude crunch Brexit talks at Chequers

Picture copyright Jay Allen/Downing St Theresa Might and her senior ministers met for eight hours on the PM’s nation retreat within the newest try and settle the federal government’s method to Brexit. The group of 11 have been at Chequers to resolve how carefully the EU and UK ought to …

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Migration figures: Report numbers of EU nationals leaving UK

Picture copyright Getty Pictures The variety of EU residents leaving the UK is at its highest stage for a decade with 130,000 emigrating within the yr to September, figures present. However much more EU nationals (220,000) moved to the UK in the identical interval, the Workplace for Nationwide Statistics discovered. …

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UK financial development revised downwards

Picture copyright Getty Photographs The UK economic system expanded by lower than beforehand thought within the final three months of 2017, official figures say. GDP grew by zero.four% within the October-to-December interval, the Workplace for Nationwide Statistics (ONS) stated, down from the preliminary estimate of zero.5%. The revision was as …

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Labour rejects ex-Czech agent's Corbyn claims as 'absurd'

Media playback is unsupported in your system Media captionJan Sarkocy described Mr Corbyn as a “very, excellent supply” Labour has once more denied allegations Jeremy Corbyn had been both a collaborator or agent of the Communist regime in Czechoslovakia within the 1980s. The Labour chief’s spokesman mentioned the claims had …

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UK setting out post-Brexit transition interval place

Picture copyright Reuters Ministers say a deliberate “establishment” interval after Brexit will finish on a “fastened date” regardless of critics suggesting it may “final indefinitely”. New authorities proposals say the transition interval ought to final so long as it takes to “put together and implement the brand new processes and …

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Productiveness progress strongest since monetary disaster

Picture copyright Reuters The UK has seen the strongest two quarters of productiveness progress because the recession of 2008, in line with the newest information. Output per hour rose zero.eight% within the three months to December, the Workplace for Nationwide Statistics mentioned. It follows progress of zero.9% within the earlier …

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MPs ship Brexit 'solutions' to Theresa Might

Picture copyright Reuters Greater than 60 Conservative MPs have signed a letter to Theresa Might making a sequence of “solutions” in regards to the authorities’s Brexit technique. The letter from the European Analysis Group says the UK ought to be free to barter and signal commerce offers with different nations …

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Disputed Stormont 'deal' pages leaked

Picture copyright Reuters Picture caption There was a 13-month political stalemate in Northern Eire Elements of the draft settlement being labored on by Northern Eire’s two fundamental events to revive powersharing has been leaked and revealed. The Democratic Unionist Get together and Sinn Féin disagree on whether or not or …

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