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Brexit: Labour MP says she would prefer to go into coalition with Farage's Brexit Party than the Lib Dems

Independent Thursday, 12 September 2019
Emma Lewell-Buck says she 'despises' Brexit Party but cannot go into league with anyone who would block EU withdrawal
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With Parliament suspended until October 14, the likely date of a snap general election has moved closer to Christmas. The earliest date for polling day is probably Thursday November 28.

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Brexit Brexit The United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union

Government tells firms to stockpile medicines for end of Brexit transition [Video]

Government tells firms to stockpile medicines for end of Brexit transition

Pharmaceutical companies have been advised by the Government to stockpile sixweeks’ worth of drugs to guard against disruption at the end of the Brexittransition period. The Department of Health and Social Care has written tomedicine suppliers advising them to boost reserves. In the letter, itreiterates that ministers will not ask for an extension to the transitionperiod past December 31, despite the coronavirus pandemic.

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Brexit: Fears of dead chicks in lorries and 10 months of ports chaos detailed in new government document

Emergency traffic measures to last until 'the end of October 2021' - with a giant lorry park to hold 2,000 goods vehicles
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UK faces 'brain drain of educated British citizens' as EU migration rises 30% after Brexit, study shows

Migration from UK to Europe states averaged 56,832 people per year from 2008-15, but climbed to 73,642 a year from 2016-18
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Brexit briefing: 149 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 149 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Government says medicines must be stockpiled for no-deal Brexit on top of Covid-19 pressures

But pharmaceutical industry has warned that sufficient buffer stocks may not be possible by December
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Labour Party (UK) Labour Party (UK) Centre-left political party in the United Kingdom

Huddersfield MP apologises for alleged anti-Semitic tweet

Labour's Barry Sheerman deleted the tweet and apologised "for the upset and offense I have caused".
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Sir Keir Starmer warned not to take Unite's Labour funding for granted by union leader

Len McCluskey plans 'gathering' of the left and warns Labour will 'go under' if leader steers it to the right
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Starmer backs latest lockdown but says lessons must be learn [Video]

Starmer backs latest lockdown but says lessons must be learn

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has welcomed the government’s new lockdown measures in northern England but says the communication has been very poor and that ministers must learn from these mistakes. Report by Chinnianl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Labour leader criticises 'poor Government communication' over localised Covid-19 restrictions [Video]

Labour leader criticises 'poor Government communication' over localised Covid-19 restrictions

On a visit to Peterborough, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said the Governmenthad made the right decision to implement localised coronavirus restrictions,but criticised "poor communication" to get the message across.

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Labour: People right to be frustrated about quarantine [Video]

Labour: People right to be frustrated about quarantine

Shadow Transport Secretary Jim McMahon says people are right to be "frustrated" with the government's reimposition of quarantine rules on mainland Spain and, later, the islands, explaining how their handling of international travel throughout the coronavirus pandemic has been inconsistent. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Brexit Leader Farage Loses Radio Gig After Comparing Black Lives Matter To Taliban [Video]

Brexit Leader Farage Loses Radio Gig After Comparing Black Lives Matter To Taliban

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has left his position at LBC Radio ahead of his contract renewal, and 'with immediate effect.' Business Insider reports Farage's departure followed after comments he made about Black Lives Matters protesters angered his coworkers. The ally of President Donald Trump had his microphone muted during an appearance on ITV's "Good Morning Britain" this week.

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Liberal Democrats (UK) Liberal Democrats (UK) Liberal political party in the United Kingdom

Who is in the race to be Liberal Democrat leader? [Video]

Who is in the race to be Liberal Democrat leader?

Sir Ed Davey and Layla Moran are on the ballot in the Liberal Democratleadership race. The ex-coalition Cabinet minister and Oxford West andAbingdon MP are going head-to-head to replace Jo Swinson, who lost her EastDunbartonshire seat in December's snap election. Whoever wins will become thefourth permanent Lib Dem leader in the past five years and take over a partystill re-grouping after being their third difficult election in a row.

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Lib Dem leadership race: Davey boosted by support from former leaders and five of party's 11 MPs

Exclusive: More than 160 party figures sign letter endorsing acting leader in contest against Layla Moran
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The Liberal Democrats face a 'sink or swim' moment, Layla Moran warns [Video]

The Liberal Democrats face a 'sink or swim' moment, Layla Moran warns

Layla Moran outlines where she stands on Brexit and alliances with Labour toform a joint campaigning force against the Conservatives. The Oxford West andAbingdon MP has thrown her hat into the leadership race and is running againstcandidates including acting party leader Ed Davey. Voting begins this week todecide who will replace Jo Swinson, who lost her seat in the 2019 election.

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Lib Dem's Siobhan Benita quits mayor of London race

Siobhan Benita says she cannot continue her campaign because the pandemic has delayed the election.
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Prime Minister's Questions: July 15 round-up [Video]

Prime Minister's Questions: July 15 round-up

Prime Minister Boris Johnson clashes with Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and Lib Dem acting co-leader Sir Ed Davey during Prime Minister's Questions.

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Nigel Farage Nigel Farage Leader of the Brexit Party

What is the true story behind Nigel Farage's claim that 'illegal' immigrants are staying in hotels?

Brexit party leader makes remarks in 10-minute video cataloguing failed attempt to book hotel room in late July
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Farage parts company with broadcaster LBC [Video]

Farage parts company with broadcaster LBC

Nigel Farage has left LBC with “immediate effect”, the broadcaster has said.The Brexit Party leader had been a regular presenter on the station. In a statement, the broadcaster said: “Nigel Farage’s contract with LBC is up very shortly and, following discussions with him, Nigel is stepping down from LBC with immediate effect.We thank Nigel for the enormous contribution he has made to LBC and wish him well.” Mr Farage has often courted controversy as a presenter and a politician But his friendship with Donald Trump helped secure the station an interview with the US president in October last year.

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European Union European Union Economic and political union of European states

Google-Fitbit takeover: EU expands launches full-scale probe

The European Commission's move has the potential to derail the $2.1bn takeover.
BBC News

Brexit: British expats in EU have deserted the Conservatives, new research shows

Just 6.2 per cent backed Boris Johnson's party in last year's election - throwing doubt on whether he will carry out pledge to abolish time limit on expat voting
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Brexit briefing: 150 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 150 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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