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Brexit: Theresa May statement after summit with EU leaders

[ad_1] The UK PM told MPs about the overnight talks at the European Council summit EU and set out her plans to resolve the Parliamentary deadlock and take the UK out of the EU.Theresa May said the "whole country is intensely frustrated" about Brexit, how she "never wanted to seek this extension" and her regret about not being able to secure an agreement.Political updates in text, video and images [ad_2]
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Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn on Theresa May’s EU policy

[ad_1] Britain is in "limbo" with "deep uncertainly" for businesses and workers over the government's handling of Brexit, the Labour leader said.He told MPs that the prime minister finally reached out to opposition, not at the eleventh hour, but at "five past midnight".But Jeremy Corbyn said the talks were "serious, detailed and ongoing", adding that all options should remain open "including a public vote".Political updates in text, video and images
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UK capital city: Stig Abell suggests move from London

[ad_1] Westminster is “falling apart inside and outside”, says Times Literary Supplement editor and author Stig Abell, who suggested moving the UK’s capital to another city Politics Live presenter Elizabeth Glinka got reaction to the idea from Conservative Lord Callanan, Labour's Lord Falconer, journalist Camilla Tominey and pollster Deborah Mattinson.UK viewers can watch the full programme for 30 days from transmission [ad_2] Source link
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Brexit Halloween deadline Brexit spooks Europe’s newspapers

[ad_1] The flexible Brexit extension until Halloween given to the UK by EU leaders prompts a spirited response from Europe's papers.But it's what the wrangling in Brussels means for EU unity ahead of European Parliament elections next month that preoccupies many in the media.For France's Le Monde, it's a "Halloween Brexit... due on 31 October, the Anglo-Saxon holiday of pumpkins and witches".It says President Emmanuel Macron backed Prime Minister Theresa
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Brexit: We needed an extension, says Sir Keir Starmer

[ad_1] Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer said delaying Brexit to 31 October was "a good thing".However, he added that "the real question for the prime minister is what is she going to use this time for because we can’t carry on going on as we are at the moment".He said cross-party talks were going on "in good faith" but identified "the need for a customs union" as a sticking
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Rees-Mogg: There is symbolism in Halloween Brexit deadline

[ad_1] When asked about delaying Brexit to 31 October, Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg said: "I don't think it's a good idea and it's not delivering on the referendum result.""People expected to leave on 29 March and here we are heading towards Halloween. There is some symbolism in that, I think," he said.The Brexiteer also said he was not involved in any efforts to remove Theresa May as leader of the
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Julian Assange: Wikileaks co-founder arrested in London

[ad_1] Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London.Mr Assange took refuge in the embassy seven years ago to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault case that has since been dropped.The Metropolitan Police said he had been taken into custody and will appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court "as soon as is possible". [ad_2] Source link