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Brexit news: Leave Means Leave group plots relaunch to ‘fight the battle of Brexit’ | Politics | News

The organisation, which grew out of the Vote Leave campaign from the EU referendum, is planning a nationwide blitz to rally opposition to the Prime Minister’s plan for close custom links with Brussels. Insiders say donations totalling hundreds of thousands of pounds have been collected in recent weeks for the …

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Jeremy Corbyn faces investigation over ‘undeclared’ Tunisia trip amid wreath laying row | Politics | News

Campaigners pledged to make a formal complaint to Westminster’s standards watchdog about the Labour leader’s failure to disclose details of the funding for his flights and accommodation for the journey in 2014. The move came as a fresh blow to the crisis engulfing his leadership following the revelation of his …

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Theresa May hits back after Boris blasts ‘biggest housing shortage’ | Politics | News

Theresa May has defended the Conservative’s housing policy despite Boris Johnson’s claims (Image: GETTY) The former Foreign Secretary called for “absurdly high” stamp duty to be cut, action to stop major construction firms sitting on land they could build on, to keep prices high, and fewer constraints on new developments. …

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Boris Johnson to be investigated over burka comments row | Politics | News

It comes despite him getting a Muslim cleric’s backing for criticising the face-covering veil, and Britain’s most senior police officer assessing him to be innocent of “hate crime”. The party’s internal inquiry process was triggered when it received formal complaints about Mr Johnson’s saying that women in burkas look like …

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Brexit news: EU BLINKS in standoff but Jacob Rees-Mogg sends Theresa May warning | Politics | News

Brexit news: Jacob Rees-Mogg has sent Theresa May a Brexit warning (Image: GETTY) But concerns were raised that the reported offer of keeping Britain in a single market for goods without free movement of people is “a trap” aimed at maintaining Brussels rule in the UK. According to reports, EU …

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UK taxpayers shelling out THOUSANDS on Parliament injury compensation claims | Politics | News

Injuried staff and visitors at the Houses of Parliament could be rewarded thousands (Image: GETTY) The payments were revealed in a dossier which also disclosed a host of more minor mishaps that have befallen Westminster staff and visitors in 2015, 2016 and 2017. Cases reported to House authorities which did …

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Boris Johnson must respond to burka criticism, says Tory Party chairman | Politics | News

Brandon Lewis has asked Boris Johnson to apologise for the comments (Image: PA) The call followed a hail of criticism for Mr Johnson’s remarks, which were described as “offensive” by Foreign Office minister Alistair Burt and “bigotry” by former Tory chair Baroness Warsi. Writing in the Daily Telegraph on Monday, …

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