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Corbyn 'not advocating' Irish unity referendum

Jeremy Corbyn is not calling for a referendum on Irish unity but highlighted how a poll could be held under the terms of the Good Friday Agreement. ...

Other famous prank calls after Boris falls victim

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George Osborne takes on yet another new job

George Osborne has added another job to his portfolio, tying him to one of the richest families in Italy. ...

Labour on 'permanent notice' for snap election

Jeremy Corbyn has put Labour activists on "permanent notice" amid rumours in Westminster of another general election. He...

Russia must 'answer for its actions' over MH17

Russia must "answer for its actions" after it was named culpable by investigators for shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 four years ago, Boris Johnson has said. ...

Prospect of NHS tax rise looms with Hunt support

Tax rises to fund the NHS have been given their strongest support yet by Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt. ...

UK threatens EU over access to Galileo satellite

The UK has confirmed it could pursue its own satellite navigation system and reopen negotiations over the £39bn Brexit divorce bill if it is excluded from the EU's Galileo project. ...

Bank ready to lower rates if Brexit is disorderly

The Bank of England would potentially cut interest rates and print more money if there were a "hard" Brexit, the Bank of England governor has signalled. ...

Johnson in 18-minute call with hoax Armenian PM

Boris Johnson held an 18-minute phone call with a prankster claiming to be the Armenian prime minister. The...

'£2,000 tax per household to sustain the NHS'

Sustainable long-term funding for the NHS could cost £2,000 for every household in Britain, or the equivalent of 9p on income tax, two respected think tanks have said. ...

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