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British enclaves deputy leader says Spanish police deliberately causing trouble for motorists on its border with the mainland Gibraltar on Wednesday accused Spain of causing long traffic jams by tightening border controls, saying it was clearly a response to Tensions soared last week when the European Union said Spain should have a veto on extending […]

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PM plans to trigger article 50 within days but all-party parliamentary committee says she is putting national interest at risk Theresa May has been accused by a powerful parliamentary committee of putting the national interest at risk by failing to prepare for the real prospect that two years of Brexit negotiations could end with no […]

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Peers decide by 102 majority in favour of amendment demanding proposals to protect EU nationals in UK after Brexit Theresa Mays government has vowed to overturn a demand by the House of Lords to guarantee the rights of EU citizens living in the UK within three months of article 50 being triggered. Ministers were said […]

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Bill to trigger the UKs exit from the European Union passes to second reading with 498 votes while 114 vote against and more MPs leave shadow frontbench A fifth of Labour MPs defied article 50, while 114 voted against. A total of 47 Labour MPs voted against the Brexit bill, joining 50 SNP MPs and […]

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Labour MEP Seb Dance says he held up sign saying Hes lying to you because he was frustrated at former Ukip leader getting airtime A Labour MEP who held up a sign saying Hes lying to you behind Nigel Farage has said he was frustrated at the former Ukip leader getting airtime without being challenged. […]

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There was little visible evidence of personal chemistry and Trumps unpredictability meant May had been advised to wing it Donald Trump and Theresa May bonded over their shared admiration for Margaret Thatcher as they lunched at the White House on Friday and he hopes their relationship will become even closer than the famous political romance […]

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French presidential candidate says currency amounts to a weak Deutsche Mark that has failed to unify EU states and stand up to the US dollar The euro may not exist in 10 years time if Paris and Berlin fail to bolster the single currency union, Marine Le Pen gaining on the former prime minister. Read […]

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Markets are betting that they wont address the economic grievances that propelled both of them to power So you thought 2016 was an unpredictable bastard. Now meet 2017, his wilder sister. This is the year that Supreme Court will deliver later this month. But Article 50 is going to be triggered in the next 12 […]

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Many voters who felt left behind, both culturally and economically, made their presence felt last year. Trump and Brexit were the direct results The election of Donald Trump and the triumph of Brexit the two political earthquakes of 2016 resulted from the populist protest, or to view that protest only in economic terms, misses the […]

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