Brexit

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Coronavirus: Support grows for rebel MPs over law

Image copyright PA Media Labour is “very sympathetic” to a bid by Conservative MPs to increase parliamentary scrutiny over coronavirus restrictions in England, shadow justice secretary David Lammy has said. Tory Sir Graham Brady wants MPs to have a say on changes to lockdown rules.Ex-Commons Speaker John Bercow and Steve Baker, a former Brexit minister,…

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Brexit trade talks: Deal can and must be made, says CBI boss

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dame Carolyn will step down as CBI boss in November A post-Brexit trade deal “can and must be made”, the organisation representing British businesses has said ahead of further UK-EU trade talks on Monday.Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, the boss of the Confederation of British Industry, said it was the time…

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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…