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UK business leaders to call for indefinite delay in leaving single market

CBI and other groups to urge ministers to change their Brexit strategy to allow more time for a long-term trade deal Business leaders are to demand that ministers agree an indefinite delay in Britains departure from the European single market and customs union to give more time for talks on […]

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This is the most dangerous time for our planet | Stephen Hawking

We cant go on ignoring inequality, because we have the means to destroy our world but not to escape it As a theoretical physicist based in Cambridge, I have lived my life in an extraordinarily privileged bubble. Cambridge is an unusual town, centred around one of the worlds great universities. […]

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Brexit plans could fall apart ‘like a chocolate orange’, says auditor general

Unprecedented intervention from Amyas Morse laments governments vague approach to date and calls for unified strategy for EU talks A lack of energy and leadership in Theresa Mays government has left hopes of a successful Brexit at risk of falling apart like a chocolate orange, a leading government watchdog has […]

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UK business leaders to call for indefinite delay in leaving single market

CBI and other groups to urge ministers to change their Brexit strategy to allow more time for a long-term trade deal Business leaders are to demand that ministers agree an indefinite delay in Britains departure from the European single market and customs union to give more time for talks on […]

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Big business leaders press Theresa May to rethink hard Brexit

Senior figures from across sector say PM did not secure mandate in election to leave the single market Senior business figures have heaped further pressure on Theresa May to change course for a softer Brexit in the wake of the election, amid fresh warnings of the impact of immigration controls […]

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Jeremy Corbyn’s leaked draft manifesto: what Labour would do

Labour would keep Trident, nationalise the railways and phase out tuition fees, among other policies Details of a draft version of Labours pitch to the country have leaked, with Jeremy Corbyns party hoping to make manifesto commitments to part-nationalise some public utilities and to make funds available for social care. […]

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Spain accused of causing Gibraltar traffic jams amid Brexit tensions

British enclaves deputy leader says Spanish police deliberately causing trouble for motorists on its border with the mainland Gibraltar on Wednesday accused Spain of causing long traffic jams by tightening border controls, saying it was clearly a response to Tensions soared last week when the European Union said Spain should […]

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The Guardian view on leaving Europe: ending a marriage of inconvenience | Editorial

Editorial: The prime minister revealed that she understands her domestic audience but not her European one. The result was a row founded on a peculiar British trait: a feeling that we had traded an empire we ran for one that ran us Britains departure from the European Union, one of […]

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