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Accepting EU law 'price worth paying': MPs

MPs say the Government should accept the supremacy of EU law during a Brexit transition as a "price worth paying" to avoid a no-deal scenario after March 2019. ...

Commons will now steer May towards soft Brexit

After a week when the PM thought things were back on track and just hours before she heads to the EU summit to try to seal sufficient progress, the House of Commons has...

PM suffers 'humiliating' defeat on Brexit bill

The Government has suffered its first defeat on key Brexit legislation after 11 Tory MPs staged a rebellion to demand a "meaningful" vote on any divorce deal with the EU. ...

Anger at PM's dismissal of Hammond disability row

A leading charity has demanded answers after the Prime Minister dismissed a storm over the Chancellor's comments about disabled workers. ...

MPs seek close ties to nuclear body after Brexit

More than 100 MPs have called on the Government to retain as close a relationship as possible with the body which regulates the nuclear industry across Europe after Brexit. ...

Tory fave Davidson considers Westminster bid

Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson has admitted for the first time she is considering a bid to become an MP at Westminster at the next general election. ...

Myanmar Rohingya at risk of 'wipeout', MEPs warn

Members of the European Parliament have called for immediate action to end "ethnic cleansing" in Myanmar. In an...

PM urged to prosecute web giants over abuse

Social media companies should be prosecuted like publishers if they fail to remove abuse content, an influential committee is to tell the Government. ...

Davis 'undermines trust' in Brexit deal – EU

By Aubrey Allegretti, Political Reporter ...

Govt scrambles to avoid defeat on Brexit bill

The Government is scrambling to avoid a defeat on key Brexit legislation just hours before the Prime Minister travels to an EU summit on Thursday. ...

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