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British Government loses key Brexit bill vote
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In a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May, MPs voted to give Parliament a legal guarantee of a vote on the final Brexit deal struck with Brussels. The government had argued this would jeopardise its chances of delivering a smooth departure from the EU. Desp ...[Read more]
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Jeremy Corbyn and Noam Chomsky win peace prize amid media silence
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UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been awarded the Sean MacBride Peace Prize along with Noam Chomsky and Japanese anti-military base activists, yet the award received scant coverage in the British media. The International Peace Bureau presents the Sean M ...[Read more]
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Tragedy of unknown homeless man found ‘frozen to death’ in city centre on coldest night of the year
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The body of a homeless man was found tragically 'frozen to death' in Birmingham's city centre on the coldest night of the year. Police were called to a car park entrance in Station Road at 11.30pm Wednesday after a local drinking in the nearby boozer disc ...[Read more]
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Philip Hammond Blames Britain’s Sagging Production on the Disabled
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The British chancellor faces a storm of criticism after claiming that disabled people are partially responsible for the country’s low production efficiency. Facing a question brought up by the Treasury Select Committee about low productivity levels in t ...[Read more]
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Social mobility isnt enough – a Labour government would tackle inequality
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“Britain is a deeply divided nation.” Thus begins the government’s own Social Mobility Commission report this week. The gap between the rich and everyone else is growing at an alarming rate. While the majority of people have had to endure pay cuts, ...[Read more]
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Labour vows to factor climate change risk into economic forecasts
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The risk posed by climate change would be factored into projections from the government’s independent economic forecaster if Labour took office, the shadow chancellor will announce on Tuesday. John McDonnell will highlight the human and economic costs o ...[Read more]
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UK prosecutors admit destroying key emails in Julian Assange case
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The Crown Prosecution Service is facing embarrassment after admitting it destroyed key emails relating to the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is holed up in Ecuador’s London embassy fighting extradition. Email exchanges between the CPS and its Swe ...[Read more]
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UK intelligence agencies are being sued for spying on Amnesty International
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One of the claims, brought by an alliance of 10 human rights organisations, has been considered by the investigatory powers tribunal (IPT) in London, which takes some of its evidence in secret. Guardian Today: the headlines, the analysis, the debate - sen ...[Read more]
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Brexit: EU warns UK it has less than a month to make concessions
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The British government has less than a month to make a concession on the Brexit bill in order to guarantee launching trade talks in December, the Guardian understands. Senior officials in Brussels say talks have stalled since Theresa May’s Florence spee ...[Read more]
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Theresa May Just U-Turned On Social Housing Policy After Pressure From Jeremy Corbyn
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Theresa May has unexpectedly U-turned on a major government housing policy, in a significant victory for Labour. The prime minister announced that ministers would scrap a proposed cap on the amount of money the government is willing to pay towards the cos ...[Read more]
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Wife and son ‘dumped American man with dementia in UK car park’
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An American man with dementia was flown from his Los Angeles home to Britain and allegedly left in a car park by his wife and son, according to court documents in the US seen by the BBC. Roger Curry, 76, was allegedly abandoned without identification in t ...[Read more]
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