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Calls for unity as thousands attend anti-Brexit rally in London

Lib Dem Ed Davey says remainers should listen to other side and be a unifying force, as estimated 50,000 turn out in capital Opponents of Brexit who turned out in their tens of thousands for one of the largest marches yet against Britains withdrawal from the EU have been told […]

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May refuses invitation to address European parliament in public

Exclusive: PMs decision described as yet another own goal as minutes of Brussels meeting reveal low opinion of David Davis Theresa May has caused further ill will in Brussels by rejecting an invitation to address the European parliament in public, EU sources have said, instead insisting she will only talk […]

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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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Irish taoiseach: Brexit is ‘challenge of our generation’

Leo Varadkar to use keynote speech in Belfast to say Britains exit from EU will affect all aspects of life in Northern Ireland The Irish taoiseach is to warn that every aspect of life in Northern Ireland could be affected by Brexit. In his first visit to Northern Ireland since […]

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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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