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Theresa May refuses to say if she would vote for Brexit in a new...

During Tuesday's LBC radio phone-in, Prime Minister Theresa May refused to say whether she would vote for Brexit if another referendum were held today. "I don't answer hypothetical questions," she told presenter, Iain Dale. May, who voted to...
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Trump challenges his secretary of state to “compare IQ tests”

US President Trump has challenged his secretary of state to “compare IQ tests”, in a potential rift that emerged last week. Following Tillerson's reported comments, calling the US President a "moron", Trump said: “I think it’s fake news. But...
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Barnier: “Brexit’s not a game”

When asked which side of the court "the ball is in", the EU's chief negotiator curtly replied that Brexit talks "are not a game - don't forget that". Michael Barnier made the comments following a lunch...
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Trump: “Only one thing will work” with North Korea

Trump has once again taken to Twitter to attack North Korea's Kim Jong-un. In a threatening tweet sent out on Saturday, the US President said that “only one thing will work” in dealing with North Korea. “Presidents and their...

New Irish tax system will “allow very wealthy people to avoid paying tax”

Ireland's controversial new tax-cutting budget has been described by critics as a bribe for high earners and top businesses. The new Special Assignee Relief Programme will cut taxes for top earners, who take in between €75,000 and...

Brexit Transition deal needed by Christmas, says BoE Deputy Governor

The deputy governor of the Bank of England warned the government that a Brexit transition deal was required by Christmas in order to avoid a chaotic shift of operations to the European Union.  Sam Woods emphasised...
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Theresa May’s speech: the best Twitter reactions

Just when Theresa May thought the time had come to show the Conservatives who was in charge once and for all, she was sadly mistaken. What should have been a "strong and stable" speech, acknowledging her mistakes...

Catalonia referendum: preliminary results show 90pc support for independence

The preliminary results of the Catalan referendum have shown that 90 percent are in favour of independence from the rest of Spain. The referendum was followed by major riots, resulting in 844 people and 33 police...