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Plastic bag fee to double and affect all retailers

New plans under the environment secretary will double the cost of plastic bags to 10p. There will be a government consultation on the plastic bag levy, where Theresa May hopes the amount of plastic used...
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Theresa May set to face vote of no confidence

Prime Minister Theresa May is set to face a vote of no confidence later today, with her Brexit plan hanging in the balance. MPs triggered the vote after at least 48 letters of no confidence...
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Brexit vote will take place “before January 21”

A spokesperson from Downing Street has said that a new vote on the Brexit deal will be delivered “before January 21”. The vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal was initially planned for today but was delayed...
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Boris Johnson to apologise in Parliament

Parliament has ordered Boris Johnson to apologise after he failed to declare almost £53,000 in earnings from books and his weekly Daily Telegraph column. The former foreign secretary was found to have failed to register payments in...
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BBC v ITV: Who will host the Brexit debate?

Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May have both agreed to take part in a live TV Brexit debate, which will be held on Sunday 9 December. Whilst the party leaders have agreed on a debate, there is a...

Theresa May visits Scotland on Brexit drive

Theresa May is heading to Scotland this week as part of her drive to build support for her Brexit deal ahead of the vote on 11 December. The prime minister will visit Glasgow, visiting factory...
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Theresa May defends Brexit deal amid criticism

In a phone-in interview with BBC Radio 5 Live, the prime minister defended her Brexit deal. After widespread criticism, most recently from former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, Theresa May said that the government would not be able...

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...