London transport: Junk food advertising ban to come into effect next year

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a ban on junk food advertising across London's public transport systems. Adverts for junk food will no longer be allowed on the tube, bus or overground and will take...
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UK government borrowing rises, as Brexit continues to stall

UK government borrowing rose to £8.8 billion in October, marking the highest October figure in three years. Last month, the UK government borrowed £1.6 billion more than October 2017, according to the latest figures from...
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Ivanka Trump found using personal email for government business

The Washington Post has reported that Ivanka Trump has sent hundreds of emails to government officials using her private email address. Donald Trump's daughter was found to have used her private email, however, her lawyer has...
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May seeks support from business leaders ahead of leadership challenge

Theresa May is hoping to win the support of business leaders for her Brexit plan.  Speaking at the Confederation of British Industry's (CBI) annual conference on Monday, the prime minister addressed business leaders as Conservative...
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Keir Starmer says Brexit can be stopped, contradicting Corbyn

Labour's Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer has insisted that Brexit can still be stopped. Speaking to Sky News, Starmer said: “Brexit can be stopped – but the real question is what are the decisions we are going...
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US mid-terms: what to expect

As we enter the final day before the pivotal US mid-terms, the world is wondering - will the Republicans be able to hold their majority in the Senate and House of Representatives? It's been a...

Hancock reveals NHS prevention plan to boost life expectancy

Health Secretary Matt Hancock will announce the new NHS prevention plan, which aims to boost life expectancy by five years.  Hancock's new long-term NHS vision will focus on preventing illness by telling people in the...
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Business leaders urge May for public vote on Brexit

Over 70 UK business leaders have signed a letter to Theresa May calling for a public vote on the Brexit deal. Among those signing the letter was former Sainsbury's boss Justin King, Waterstones chief executive James Daunt and Innocent...