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    'Stable' May gag tops Christmas joke poll

    It may not have secured a Commons majority, but Theresa May's favourite election slogan has inspired the winner of a contest to write the best modern Christmas Cracker gag.

  • Brexit update: PM says agreement shows the UK can leave the EU in a 'smooth and orderly' way
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    Brexit update: PM says agreement shows the UK can leave the EU in a 'smooth and orderly' way

    Theresa May has made her first statement to the commons about her Brexit deal with Brussels. She says the agreement shows the UK can lave the EU in a 'smooth and orderly way'.

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    Government scrambles to avoid defeat on EU Withdrawal bill

    The Government is scrambling to avoid a defeat on key Brexit legislation just hours before the Prime Minister travels to an EU summit on Thursday. The EU Withdrawal Bill will return to the House of Commons on Tuesday and Wednesday, before which Number 10 announced it was accepting a cross-party amendment

  • Damian Green inquiry to examine influence of Daily Mail article
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    Damian Green inquiry to examine influence of Daily Mail article

    Damian Green is the subject of a Cabinet Office inquiry into alleged sexual harassment. The Cabinet Office inquiry into the conduct of Damian Green is set to examine whether allies of the first secretary of state influenced a negative Daily Mail article about the woman who accused him of harassment,

  • Theresa May puts tackling climate change back on Tory agenda
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    Theresa May puts tackling climate change back on Tory agenda

    Theresa May is to commit funds to the reconstruction of the Caribbean island of Dominica, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria in September. Theresa May has declared that tackling climate change and reducing its effects on poorer countries is a “moral imperative”, as the Conservative party renewed

  • Chancellor Philip Hammond attacks Donald Trump's tax cuts
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    Chancellor Philip Hammond attacks Donald Trump's tax cuts

    Philip Hammond has risked a new row between Theresa May and Donald Trump by attacking the President's planned tax cuts. In a highly-provocative move, the Chancellor has teamed up with four other European finance ministers to claim US tax cuts could start a trade war. Along with his counterparts

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    UK set for coldest night of year with lows of -15C

    There has been disruption across Britain after snow from Storm Caroline turned to ice - and it could be about to get even colder. Yellow weather warnings for snow and ice are in place for London and the South East, much of the Midlands, Northern Ireland, Wales, the east coast of England and northern

  • Tony Blackburn on Keith Chegwin and his 'drink problems'
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    Tony Blackburn on Keith Chegwin and his 'drink problems'

    Radio DJ Tony Blackburn has paid tribute to his great friend, TV presenter Keith Chegwin, who has died aged 60, and says he will miss his childish sense of humour. Cheggers was a great friend of mine and I can't believe he's gone.

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    Woman dies after being hit by four vehicles - and none of the drivers stop at the scene

    The female pedestrian, who is believed to be aged in her late 20s to early 30s, was struck by an HGV as she walked over a pedestrian crossing on Norwood Road, Tulse Hill, south London. None of the drivers stopped at the scene and officers were called by the London ambulance service at around 6.50am

  • Guardian and Observer scoop three prizes in British Journalism Awards
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    Guardian and Observer scoop three prizes in British Journalism Awards

    Guardian News and Media was shortlisted 12 times for prizes on the night. The Guardian and the Observer have won three British Journalism Awards, including sports journalism of the year for Daniel Taylor for exposing sexual abuse in football. The Observer’s Carole Cadwalladr won the technology journalism

  • No-deal Brexit will cost everyone in UK £1,585, says US thinktank
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    No-deal Brexit will cost everyone in UK £1,585, says US thinktank

    The Rand study says if the UK fell back on WTO trading terms it will lead to an estimated 20% fall in overall trade between the UK and the EU. A no-deal Brexit would take 4.7% out of UK economy over 10 years, costing the UK £105bn and each member of the population £1,585, research by a US thinktank

  • Dartmoor prisoners 'being released without proper preparation'
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    Dartmoor prisoners 'being released without proper preparation'

    Peter Clarke said HMP Dartmoor did not have sufficient staff or resources to effectively prepare the men for release or receive sufficient support to minimise their risk of harm to the public. Hundreds of high-risk prisoners, many of them sex offenders, are being released each year from Dartmoor prison

  • Girls Still Regularly Facing Sexual Harassment At School, Disturbing Report Underlines
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    Girls Still Regularly Facing Sexual Harassment At School, Disturbing Report Underlines

    More than a third of girls have suffered sexual harassment at school, a disturbing new report reveals.

  • British banker to appeal against life sentence for Hong Kong double murder
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    British banker to appeal against life sentence for Hong Kong double murder

    A British banker, jailed for life in Hong Kong last year for the murder of two Indonesian women he tortured and raped in his luxury apartment, is due to launch an appeal on Tuesday. Rurik Jutting, who is in his early 30s, a former Bank of America employee, had denied murdering Sumarti Ningsih, 23,

  • Philip Hammond Attacks Donald Trump's Tax Cuts In Fresh Row Between UK And US
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    Philip Hammond Attacks Donald Trump's Tax Cuts In Fresh Row Between UK And US

    The UK has risked a fresh row with America after Chancellor Philip Hammond attacked Donald Trump’s tax cuts.

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    Fatal house fire in Salford: Four arrested on suspicion of murder

    Four people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after three children died in a house fire in Salford. Three men - aged 23, 20 and 18 - and a 20-year-old woman are in custody for questioning, as is a 24-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, Greater Manchester Police have

  • Five arrested after three children die in suspected arson attack
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    Five arrested after three children die in suspected arson attack

    The house where three children died in a fire in Salford. Police investigating a suspected arson attack that killed three people in Salford have arrested four men and a woman. Four fire engines were called to a street in Walkden, Greater Manchester, after the fire broke out at the house at about 5am

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    Oil prices climb as major pipeline shuts for repair to crack

    Oil prices have climbed to a new two-and-a-half year high after a major North Sea pipeline was closed for repairs. Brent crude - which had already been trading around its strongest levels since summer 2015 - surged by 2% to just under $65 a barrel. The rise came after it was announced that the Forties

  • PM May's deputy to keep job after pornography claims, ITV says
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    PM May's deputy to keep job after pornography claims, ITV says

    Prime Minister Theresa May's senior minister will not have to resign over claims that police found pornography on a work computer and that he made an inappropriate sexual advance against a young woman, ITV political editor Robert Peston said on Monday. First Secretary of State Damian Green will

  • Jeremy Corbyn refuses to firm up Labour's Brexit plans
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    Jeremy Corbyn refuses to firm up Labour's Brexit plans

    Jeremy Corbyn is determined to resist pressure to spell out in more detail what Brexit settlement Labour would support, despite a series of comments in recent days suggesting the party is edging closer to advocating continued single market membership. The shadow cabinet will discuss Brexit at its weekly

  • Sarah Sanders Accidentally Describes President Trump During Tirade Against 'Fake News' Media
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    Sarah Sanders Accidentally Describes President Trump During Tirade Against 'Fake News' Media

    “You cannot say that it’s an honest mistake when you are purposefully putting out information that you know to be false.

  • Theresa May forced to accept new Brexit scrutiny committee
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    Theresa May forced to accept new Brexit scrutiny committee

    The concessions from Theresa May come after MPs across the Commons expressed concern that ‘Henry VIII powers’ could be misused. Theresa May has been forced to accept more scrutiny of Brexit lawmaking to head off a Tory revolt but is still heading for a showdown over how MPs get to vote on the final

  • Political incompetence heralds new era of Brexit doublethink | John Crace
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    Political incompetence heralds new era of Brexit doublethink | John Crace

    David Davis averts his eyes from his shining star. Suddenly the whole point of David Davis became clear. After first fantasising he read impact assessments that never existed and then managing to contradict himself within 24 hours on whether the interim deal was legally binding, the Brexit secretary

  • Brexit update: PM says agreement shows the UK can leave the EU in a 'smooth and orderly' way
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    Brexit update: PM says agreement shows the UK can leave the EU in a 'smooth and orderly' way

    Theresa May has made her first statement to the commons about her Brexit deal with Brussels. She says the agreement shows the UK can lave the EU in a 'smooth and orderly way'.

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    Theresa May: £40bn Brexit offer 'off the table' without final deal

    Theresa May has insisted Britain's offer of a Brexit fee around £40bn will be "off the table" if there is no final deal on a future UK partnership with the EU. Having returned from Brussels last week with a draft agreement on initial divorce matters, the Prime Minister faced a 105-minute

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