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Jane Collins defamation case: UKIP delayed case

Image copyright PA Image caption Jane Collins’ allegations were made at a UKIP conference in the run-up to the 2015 general election UKIP “deliberately delayed” settlement of a libel case for “political advantage” ahead of the 2015 general election, the High Court has ruled. The case was brought by three Rotherham Labour MPs over comments […]

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Grenfell Tower campaigners in 'Three Billboards' stunt

Image copyright Jeff Moore/Justice4Grenfell Image caption The banners were inspired by those featured in the film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Three large billboards demanding justice following the Grenfell Tower fire have been driven through London by campaigners. Group Justice 4 Grenfell hired three vans with adverts which read: “71 dead. And still no arrests? […]

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UK blames Russia for 'malicious' NotPetya cyber attack

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Reckitt Benckister said firms which do business with Ukraine had been targeted The Russian military was directly behind a “malicious” cyber-attack on Ukraine last summer that spread across Europe, British ministers have said. The UK government has taken the unusual step of publicly accusing Russia of June’s NotPetya ransomware attack. […]

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Brexit: EU 'removes transition punishment clause'

Image copyright No 10 Image caption Both sides say they want a time-limited transition after the UK leaves the EU next year EU diplomats have removed a so-called “punishment clause” from a draft text of the arrangement for the Brexit transition period, the BBC understands. A footnote published by the European Commission last week suggested […]

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Brexitcast

It’s half-term and Adam is alone, but Boris Johnson has made a ‘major’ speech about Brexit, so he’s found some friends (the Beeb’s very own Norman Smith and Kate McCann from The Telegraph) to listen to it so you don’t have to. You’re welcome. Source link