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May urges 'new dynamic' in Brexit talks

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption EU leaders are expected to approve the Brexit transition deal Theresa May has urged EU leaders to “create a new dynamic” in Brexit talks as negotiations move to the next phase. The UK prime minister addressed fellow EU leaders at a Brussels dinner, the day before they are expected […]

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Electoral test

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Voters will head to the polls on 3 May for the first England-wide test of electoral opinion since last year’s dramatic general election. Although there are no polls in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, there is plenty of action in England – with seats on about 150 councils up for […]

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World Cup Nazi comments 'irresponsible'

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRussian ambassador Alexander Yakovenko: Johnson’s comments ‘totally irresponsible’ UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s likening of Russia’s World Cup to Hitler’s 1936 Berlin Olympics has been branded “totally irresponsible” by the Russian ambassador in London. Alexander Yakovenko said “nobody had the right” to compare Russia – which […]

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Minister ambushed over blue passports

[ad_1] A row broke out in the Lords as Leaver and Remainer peers teamed up to surprise a Home Office minister by challenging her on reports that UK passports will be made by a French company. Peers were being asked to approve a statutory instrument on passport fees – normally something which would pass without […]