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Macron ends summit with Brexit financial services warning

Emmanuel Macron has told the UK that it must choose between staying in the European single market and enjoying trade access for financial services, or risk the position of the City of London under a Canada-style free trade deal.

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Brexit Secretary David Davis described the passing of the EU Withdrawal Bill as an "historic milestone"

‘Historic milestone’ hailed as MPs vote through Brexit Withdrawal Bill

Flagship Brexit legislation has cleared the House of Commons in a significant parliamentary milestone on the way out of the European Union.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn attacked Theresa May over Carillion at today's Prime Minister's Questions. Picture: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Theresa May of being ‘negligent’ on Carillion

Jeremy Corbyn has accused the Government of “negligence” over Carillion as he urged Theresa May to end the “costly racket” of private companies running services for the public.

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A section of the Bayeux Tapestry

France set to loan 950-year-old Bayeux Tapestry to Britain

French president Emmanuel Macron mounted a diplomatic conquest of Britain yesterday with the announcement that the 950-year-old Bayeux Tapestry will finally be loaned to the UK.

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Theresa May mocked over blue passport 'scam'

Theresa May mocked over blue passport 'scam'

Theresa May has been accused of lying to the British people by a senior ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel over the plan to restore dark blue British passports after Brexit.

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What Theresa May’s House of Commons defeat means for Brexit

Theresa May has put a brave face on her defeat in the House of Commons on Wednesday over the terms of the UK’s Brexit deal. But the rebellion was a further blow to her authority.

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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell

Delays on Brexit bill changes ‘absolutely disgraceful’: Nicola Sturgeon

Scotland’s First Minister has described delays to amendments to key Brexit legislation as “absolutely disgraceful”.

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Nicola Sturgeon has lashed Prime Minister Theresa May over her 2042 deadline for eliminating 'avoidable' plastic waste. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Nicola Sturgeon blames Theresa May for lack of urgency on plastic pollution

Nicola Sturgeon has criticised the UK Government for a lack of urgency on tackling the scourge of plastic pollution.

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Prime Minister Theresa May. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Theresa May pledges to eliminate UK’s plastic waste within 25 years

Prime Minister Theresa May will pledge to eliminate all avoidable plastic waste within 25 years as she unveils the Government’s long-term plan for the environment.

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Scottish Secretary David Mundell during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons. Picture: PA Wire

‘Do your job’, SNP tells David Mundell in Brexit row

The UK Government says it will “intensify” Brexit talks with devolved administrations following a row over its failure to meet a commitment to amend legislation at the heart of ‘power grab’ claims.

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Theresa May was forced to apologise during Prime Minister's Questions today. Picture: Greg Macvean

Theresa May makes embarrassing apology for attacking sick Labour frontbencher

Theresa May has been forced into an embarrassing apology after attacking the absence of a Labour frontbencher - only to learn she was receiving medical treatment.

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David Mundell told "do your job" as UK promises to intensify talks

David Mundell told "do your job" as UK promises to intensify talks

The UK Government says it will "intensify" Brexit talks with devolved administrations following a row over its failure to meet a commitment to amend legislation at the heart of 'power grab' claims.
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The Union flag and the EU flag fly from the same mast above the Summerhall building in Edinburgh. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Public spending watchdog to rule whether £39 billion Brexit bill ‘reasonable’

The public spending watchdog will examine the estimated £39 billion Brexit divorce bill to judge if it is reasonable.

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Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon at last month's meeting at 10 Downing Street over Brexit talks. Picture: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Theresa May says ‘Government is doing well’ on Brexit

The Prime Minister has defended her performance in Brexit talks, claiming “this is a Government that knows what it’s doing and is getting on with the job and is doing well”.

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Prime Minister Theresa May leads her first cabinet meeting of the new year following a reshuffle at 10 Downing Street. Picture: Daniel Leal-Olivas

Theresa May’s new-look Cabinet less male, pale and stale after shake-up

Theresa May concluded a cabinet reshuffle by sacking an MP at the centre of a sex toy storm and promoting younger colleagues to the ministerial ranks, including the leader of a Eurosceptic group of MPs who has voiced support for a no-deal Brexit.

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In a social media blunder, Chris Grayling became chairman of the Conservative Party - for less than a minute.

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Reshuffle more about Tories than Government

Theresa May’s Cabinet shake-up is more significant at the Conservatives’ HQ than in Downing Street, writes Paris Gourtsoyannis

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'Minister for no deal' expected as reshuffle begins with confusion

'Minister for no deal' expected as reshuffle begins with confusion

Theresa May is expected to name a 'Minister for a No Deal Brexit' as a reshuffle of her cabinet began with confusion.

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Theresa May was interviewed in her constituency by Andrew Marr for the BBC on Sunday. Picture: BBC handout/PA

Six ministers could go as Theresa May plots cabinet reshuffle

Theresa May has cleared the decks for a New Year revamp of her government, scrapping plans to give MPs a free vote on overturning the ban on fox hunting in England.

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Blackpools illuminations dont light up the problems facing the seaside town suffering from Shit Life Syndrome. Picture: OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

Paris Gourtsoyannis: A blue passport can’t cure a blue life

It’s normal, psychologists tell us, to feel a bit blue at Christmas, what with the long nights, the cold weather, and the family frictions made raw by close proximity and a bit too much supermarket prosecco.

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Damian Green. Picture: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Police who leaked Damian Green pornography details could face prosecution

Two former police officers accused of leaking details about the discovery of pornographic material on the Commons computer of Damian Green during a police raid have been warned they could face prosecution.

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