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The day Brexit hit boiling point

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Passions were running high as MPs returned to work The order paper was blank and MPs weren’t even supposed to be in Westminster.But the day after the Supreme Court ruled Boris Johnson’s prorogation, or suspension, of Parliament was ‘null and void’, the cockpit of the House of Commons found…

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What’s in Boris Johnson’s climate in tray?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Can the government see its way to a greener future? A huge breakthrough in climate policy was signalled this week when China announced it will reduce its emissions to net zero by 2060. It’s a potentially game-changing leap, following in the footsteps of the UK’s existing 2050 net zero…

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Brexit: No deal would be ‘enormous failure’, says Coveney

Image copyright Reuters A no deal Brexit would be an “enormous failure of politics and diplomacy”, says Ireland’s foreign minister.Speaking to Nick Robinson on BBC Radio 4’s Political Thinking, Simon Coveney said he wants to find a deal that avoids “disruption and division”.Trade negotiations between the UK and the EU will continue next week.Prime Minister…

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David Cameron: How is his autobiography selling?

David Cameron’s critics have had a field day on social media sharing pictures of his autobiography, For The Record, in a bookshop reduced from £25 to £3.The former primer minister’s book was released last year and has recently come out in paperback.Broadcaster Iain Dale, who has published more political memoirs than most, when he ran…

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Lib Dems ‘to focus on what people really need,’ says Davey

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSir Ed Davey: PM is “game-playing” during post-Brexit trade talks with EU. Liberal Democrat leader Sir Ed Davey has urged supporters to fight for what people “really need”, as the party’s annual conference opens on Friday.The party has suffered three poor general elections in a row and…