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Theresa May’s Brexit plan crosses red lines – Jacob Rees-Mogg

[ad_1] Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg believes the prime minister's current Brexit plan breaches "red lines" she previously set. Theresa May has said her proposals would end both the free movement of people and the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the UK.But Brexiteer Mr Rees-Mogg told the BBC's Sunday Politics that the ECJ would have a role that is "effectively the same as it has now". [ad_2]
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Green Party votes against Wales and England split

[ad_1] Image caption Grenville Ham said the poll had prompted an informed debate Green Party members in Wales have voted overwhelmingly against a split with the English Green Party. The party leader in Wales, Grenville Ham, had campaigned for plans to set up an independent party similar to the Scottish Greens. But in a referendum nearly 65% of members rejected the proposal. Amelia Womack, the deputy leader of the Green
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Durham Miner’s Gala features official women’s banner

[ad_1] Image copyright Women's Banner Group Image caption The banner is made up of 12 panels, each designed by a different group The 134th Durham Miners Gala is under way, featuring a banner celebrating the work done by women around County Durham during the miners' strikes.Although there have been women's banners in the parade before, this is the first to be officially affiliated to the Durham Miners' Association.The annual event
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Jeremy Corbyn: It’s not Trump’s business who’s PM

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJeremy Corbyn said the US president's remarks were 'without precedent' Jeremy Corbyn has criticised the US president over his endorsement of Boris Johnson as a future prime minister.Donald Trump was alongside Theresa May when he said Mr Johnson, who quit her cabinet this week, would make a "great prime minister".Labour leader Mr Corbyn said: "With the greatest respect, it's not his
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Corbyn: Trump’s Khan attack ‘unacceptable’

[ad_1] Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says US President Donald Trump's criticism of Sadiq Khan is "completely unacceptable".In his Sun interview, Mr Trump said Mr Khan, the mayor of London, had "done a very bad job on terrorism".Mr Corbyn said: "It is quite without precedent and quite unreasonable the way Trump treats London and treats Sadiq Khan." [ad_2] Source link
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Brexit: What are the challenges ahead for a UK/US trade deal?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The government's Brexit White Paper, published this week, asserts that the UK can create a free trade area in goods with the EU, but still forge its own trade deals around the world. But Donald Trump said in an interview with The Sun that the government's proposal for its future relationship with the EU would "probably kill" any US-UK free trade deal in the future.
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Trump: I didn’t criticise Theresa May to The Sun

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump on Brexit story 'fake news' US President Donald Trump insisted he did not criticise Theresa May in the interview that dominated the build-up to the two leaders' press conference.Mr Trump has sparked a backlash from UK politicians after telling The Sun the PM's Brexit plan would "probably kill" a UK-US trade deal.He also said Boris Johnson would make a "great