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EU ‘annihilates’ Theresa May’s plan to avoid hard Irish border

The latest proposals by the UK Government to avoid a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic have been comprehensively rejected by the European Union, it has been reported.

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Ruth Davidson named in Time list of 100 most influential people

Ruth Davidson has said she is “extremely honoured” to be named as one of 2018’s most influential people by Time magazine.

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Michael Gove insists UK is liberal and welcoming as Windrush anger grows

Michael Gove insists UK is liberal and welcoming as Windrush anger grows

Michael Gove has insisted that post-Brexit Britain will have a “positive, welcoming, liberal, forward-looking” immigration policy after a former head of the civil service revealed some in government saw ‘hostile environment’ practices to crack down on illegal immigration as “almost reminiscent of Nazi Germany".

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Nicola Sturgeon says Brexit talks are close to ‘end game’

Negotiations between the UK, Scottish and Welsh governments over key Brexit legislation are “reaching the end game”, the First Minister said ­yesterday.

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Prime Minister Theresa May. Picture: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Row continues over responsibility for ‘Windrush’ generation scandal

Theresa May hit back at Labour accusations the government had been “callous and incompetent” towards the so-called “Windrush generation” as she again apologised to those wrongly threatened with deportation.

Tweets on Salmond's programme "not from audience", Ofcom says

Tweets on Salmond's programme "not from audience", Ofcom says

'Audience tweets' read out on Alex Salmond's programme on Russia Today (RT) "were not from audience members", broadcast regulator Ofcom has said.
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Mr Salmond said the Syrian government 'certainly has the means but the motivation could lie elsewhere'.

Alex Salmond questions Assad involvement in chemical weapons attack

Alex Salmond has questioned whether the Bashar al-Assad regime was responsible for the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria.

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Theresa May accuses Russia of cover up and denies following Trump’s lead

Theresa May has hit back at accusations that she ordered military action against Syria on the “whims of the US president”, telling MPs: “We have not done this because President Trump asked us to do so.”

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Senior intelligence official Ciaran Martin said advice is being offered to internet companies. Picture: PA

Alert over ‘malicious’ Russian cyber attack

Russia has hacked into millions of computers across Britain, including home terminals and internet routers, and may be preparing for a widescale cyber attack, US and UK security chiefs said in an unprecedented warning last night.

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James Comey: Donald Trump is ‘morally unfit’ to be US president

Former FBI Director James Comey says he thinks Donald Trump is morally unfit to be the US president.

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Theresa May forced to justify Syria strikes after SNP pressure

Theresa May has bowed to intense pressure from the SNP for parliamentary scrutiny of British airstrikes in Syria, with the Prime Minister set to go before the House of Commons this afternoon to justify the UK’s military intervention.

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Nicola Sturgeon: Foreign policy should be set by parliament not US president

Nicola Sturgeon has said UK foreign policy should be set by Parliament and not Donald Trump after the US, UK and France launched missile strikes against Syria.

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The First Minister called for 'an international strategy for peace'

Nicola Sturgeon condemns lack of Commons vote on Syria air strike

Nicola Sturgeon has condemned the UK Government’s decision to launch missile attacks on Syria without the backing of parliament.

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Theresa May during a press conference in 10 Downing Street, London on the air strikes against Syria. Picture: Simon Dawson/PA Wire

Theresa May: Syria air strikes are a warning to Russia

Air strikes in Syria should act as a warning to Russia over its use of chemical weapons, Theresa May has said.

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Francisco Vargas

American boxer wearing pro-Trump shorts gets knocked out by Mexican

An American boxer sought to make a political statement in the boxing ring last night by wearing a pair of shorts endorsing Donald Trump’s border wall - only to get knocked out by a Mexican fighter.

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Alex Salmond.

Press watchdog rejects Alex Salmond complaint about newspaper

A complaint by former First Minister Alex Salmond against a national newspaper has been rejected by the independent watchdog which regulates the press.

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Nicola Sturgeon under pressure over control of China power plan

Nicola Sturgeon is under renewed pressure over her visit to China after it emerged that her government took control of proposals for a Chinese-owned power station in Scotland the day before the First Minister met with its parent company in Beijing.

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Nicola Sturgeon makes case for tackling inequality during China visit

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has outlined the case for tackling inequality through inclusive growth as she continued her five-day visit to China.

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Donald Trump said the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons on Douma last Saturday was a 'significant escalation in a pattern of chemical weapons use by that very terrible regime'

Russia warns USA on Syria as Trump appears to confirm airstrikes

Russian lawmakers have warned the United States that Moscow would view an airstrike on Syria as a war crime, even as Donald Trump appeared to confirm he was planning military action.

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Nicola Sturgeon one of most admired figures in UK, poll finds

Nicola Sturgeon is more admired in the UK than the Prime Minister, according to a new poll.

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