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European Commission’s Maros Sefcovic on ‘constructive’ Brexit talks

European Commission’s Maros Sefcovic on ‘constructive’ Brexit talksTalks between the UK and EU, on the implementation of the Brexit withdrawal agreement have been “very constructive” says the vice-president of the European Commission for Interinstitutional RelationsMaros Sefcovic said the EU was “ready to work until the last minute for a good agreement for both parties,” but…

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Mark Reckless quits Brexit Party to joins Senedd abolition party

Publishedduration3 hours agoimage captionMark Reckless is a former UKIP assembly memberThe former leader of the Brexit Party group in the Welsh Parliament has joined the Abolish the Assembly Party.Mark Reckless said the Brexit Party had achieved its goal in seeing the UK leaving the EU.He said he was joining the Abolish the Assembly Party “to…

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Firms urged to get ready for new EU relationship

Publishedduration2 hours agoimage copyrightGetty ImagesCompanies need to step up preparations so they are not “caught out” by new post-Brexit trade rules, the government has said.A public information campaign titled “Time is running out” will urge firms to focus on the 1 January deadline.However, it is not yet clear exactly what the trading relationship between the…

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Brexit: Anglican leaders issue Internal Markets Bill warning

Publishedduration3 hours agoThe leaders of the UK’s Anglican Churches have warned the government that its new Brexit bill could set a “disastrous precedent”.The Internal Markets Bill could damage the relationship between the UK’s four nations, the archbishops of Canterbury and York and the heads of the Church in Scotland, Wales and Ireland say.It comes as…

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Letter from the editors

Stephen Brown, Editor in Chief | Kate Day, Executive Editor, U.K. Dear Readers, We launched London Playbook just over three years ago, convinced there was an appetite for a different kind of political coverage in Britain. Now with an audience of well over 50,000 for Playbook, successful Brexit and trade policy subscription products, and the…

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Have we reached peak patriotism?

Press play to listen to this article If patriotism is, as Samuel Johnson put it, “the last refuge of the scoundrel,” then there are a lot of unsavory characters in politics these days. So, is it time to declare peak patriotism? Maybe not. Despite the misuse of his words by generations of pundits, the 18th-century…