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MPs set out Brexit 'suggestions' to Theresa May

Image copyright Reuters More than 60 Conservative MPs have signed a letter to Theresa May making a series of “suggestions” about the government’s Brexit strategy. The letter from the European Research Group says the UK should be free to negotiate and sign trade deals with other countries as soon as it leaves. The MPs also […]

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Disputed Stormont 'deal' pages leaked

Image copyright Reuters Image caption There has been a 13-month political stalemate in Northern Ireland Parts of the draft agreement being worked on by Northern Ireland’s two main parties to restore powersharing has been leaked and published. The Democratic Unionist Party and Sinn Féin disagree on whether or not a deal was on the table […]

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Corbyn Czechoslovakia spy claims: Kavanagh and Nunns

Some newspapers continue to cover claims about the Labour leader’s alleged contact with a Czechoslovakian diplomat and agent in London during the 1980s, about a week after they were first aired. Daily Politics presenter Jo Coburn heard from the Sun’s Trevor Kavanagh, which first carried the story, and Alex Nunns, who has written a biography […]

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Brexiteers branded 'reckless' over NI peace process

Image caption Simon Coveney told Brexiteers they could undermine Northern Ireland’s ‘fragile’ peace process Brexiteers who have questioned the sustainability of the Good Friday Agreement have been branded “reckless” by the Irish deputy prime minister. Simon Coveney warned they could undermine the foundations of Northern Ireland’s “fragile” peace process. It followed suggestions by number of […]