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Politics

Hammond rejects 'protectionist' EU agendas

Brussels will not be allowed to use Brexit to introduce "protectionist" measures targeting the City of London, Philip Hammond has said. ...

May to deliver major Brexit speech next week

Theresa May is set to deliver a high-profile speech next week on the status of Brexit negotiations and her plans for the UK's future outside of the EU. ...

TUC finds its voice on public sector pay cap row

This was my 20th TUC conference. I’ve been every year since 1998: to Brighton, Blackpool, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and even TUC HQ in London. ...

Juncker: Britons will 'soon regret' Brexit

The European Commission President has said Britons will "soon regret" Brexit during a state of the union address in Brussels. ...

Tories win crucial vote to control committees

The government has won a crucial vote to guarantee itself a majority on the committees that scrutinise legislation. ...

Fourth round of Brexit negotiations delayed

The fourth round of Brexit talks has been delayed by a week to 25 September, the Government has confirmed. ...

Sky/Fox deal faces broadcasting standards probe

Karen Bradley, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, says she is "minded to" refer 21st Century Fox's £18.5bn takeover of Sky plc, the owner of Sky News, to competition watchdogs...

Boris Johnson to fly to Irma-battered Caribbean

Boris Johnson is travelling to the Caribbean to visit British Overseas Territories battered by Irma, amid criticism that the Government's response to the devastating hurricane was slow. ...

Crucial Brexit bill scrapes through first vote

A crucial Brexit bill has scraped past its latest stage in Parliament, but Tory MPs have threatened to stage a rebellion next month.  ...

Corbyn prompts confusion over Brexit position

Jeremy Corbyn has provoked confusion over Labour's Brexit position by suggesting the UK could remain a member of the EU's single market indefinitely after leaving the bloc. ...

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