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5 takeaways from the Tory leadership debate

LONDON — The final five candidates in the race to be U.K. prime minister — including the elusive Boris Johnson — faced off in a televised leadership debate Tuesday night that touched on social care, tax, climate change, education and Brexit. Straight answers were often in short supply in an hour-long blue-on-blue battle that for…

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Labour must become ‘unequivocal’ party of Remain, says David Miliband

David Miliband speaks onstage during the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit | Riccardo Savi/Getty Images Labour must become ‘unequivocal’ party of Remain, says David Miliband Former foreign secretary says it is clear the opposition party’s Brexit strategy is not working. By James Randerson 6/18/19, 7:38 PM CET Updated 6/19/19, 4:57 AM CET The U.K. Labour Party…

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Dominic Raab knocked out of Tory leadership race

Former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab | Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images Dominic Raab knocked out of Tory leadership race Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson continues to lead the field with 126 votes among MPs. By Annabelle Dickson 6/18/19, 7:11 PM CET Updated 6/18/19, 7:24 PM CET LONDON — Former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab was knocked…

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Tory members prepared to break up party, United Kingdom for Brexit

The results of the first ballot in the Tory leadership ballot were announced in London | Stefan Rousseau/POOL/AFP Tory members prepared to break up party, United Kingdom for Brexit There’s only one thing most couldn’t stomach: A Prime Minister Jeremy Corbyn. By Zoya Sheftalovich 6/18/19, 10:51 AM CET Updated 6/18/19, 11:19 AM CET A majority…

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The MEPs in Brexit limbo

To the long list of people who wish the U.K. hadn’t participated in the European Parliament election, add 27 names. In last month’s pan-European ballot, 751 MEPs were elected — plus a further 27 who will only take up their seats when (or if) Brexit finally happens. “It’s a weird situation,” said Linea Søgaard-Lidell, who won…