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May urges 'new dynamic' in Brexit talks

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Theresa May has urged EU leaders to “create a new dynamic” in Brexit talks as negotiations move to the next phase. The UK prime minister addressed fellow EU leaders at a Brussels dinner, the day before they are expected to rubber stamp the Brexit “transition” deal. She said the UK and […]

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Next Labour leader must be a woman, says Harriet Harman

[ad_1] Image copyright UK Parliament Image caption Harriet Harman calls on men in the party to ‘support women leaders’ The next Labour leadership election should be fought between only female candidates, Harriet Harman has said. The party’s former deputy leader called on men to go further than sitting out of the contest and to actively […]

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Electoral test

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Voters will head to the polls on 3 May for the first England-wide test of electoral opinion since last year’s dramatic general election. Although there are no polls in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, there is plenty of action in England – with seats on about 150 councils up for […]

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World Cup Nazi comments 'irresponsible'

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRussian ambassador Alexander Yakovenko: Johnson’s comments ‘totally irresponsible’ UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s likening of Russia’s World Cup to Hitler’s 1936 Berlin Olympics has been branded “totally irresponsible” by the Russian ambassador in London. Alexander Yakovenko said “nobody had the right” to compare Russia – which […]