[email protected] says the amendments passed in Westminster make it much more difficult for successful Brexit negotiations with EU to be achieved particularly in relation to tax and the backstop

Map. History of UK conflict

17 August 2018
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UK MPs have voted 307-301 against an amendment from rebel Conservative MPs to the Trade Bill which would have seen the UK remain in a customs union in the event of a no-deal Brexit
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UK Government has not moved a motion to bring forward the summer recess for MPs meaning no vote will take place
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UK MPs have voted 317-286 in favour of approving the Government's post-Brexit Trade Bill
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UK MPs have voted 316-37 against giving devolved authorities a veto on Government trade negotiations after Brexit
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UK MPs have voted 314-284 against an amendment to the Trade Bill calling for all free trade deals after Brexit to be subject to Parliamentary scrutiny and consent
ANA will cancel 378 domestic flights in August due to RollsRoyce engine inspections
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Rolls-Royce says stockpiling of parts due to Brexit could start in the fourth quarter
UK Ambassador to Iran, asked if there is any deadline for the current talks between Iran and other JCPOA members, said that there is no deadline and that technical discussions will continue.
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IAG's Level airline plans budget long-haul flights from Vienna
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Britain's EU referendum was legitimate, says PM May's spokesman
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UK PM May's spokesman: Trump's meeting with Putin doesn't harm relations
Ryanair confirms 24 flights between Ireland and UK will be cancelled on Friday due to strike action by pilots
[email protected] says the amendments passed in Westminster make it much more difficult for successful Brexit negotiations with EU to be achieved particularly in relation to tax and the backstop
A spokesperson for Irish Foreign Affairs also said 'It been the UK Govt's position that customs checks between NI and GB are unacceptable and therefore it is not surprising that this amendment was accepted. The UK has also repeatedly committed to avoiding a hard border.'
A spokesperson for the dept of Irish Foreign affairs has said 'It is fully accepted and understood that there can be no Withdrawal Agreement without a legally operable backstop ensuring that there will be no hard border'
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BoE's Carney: no deal Brexit would prompt interest rate review
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BAE says aim is for international partners to join UK fighter project in 2019
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A Labour source has told Sky News the party will be voting against Prime Minister Theresa May's "latest desperate move" for an early recess for MPs
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Co-operative Energy has announced it is raising gas and electricity prices by 5.2% for customers on its standard variable tariff from 20 August
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After reprieve, Britain's May faces Brexit battle in parliament on trade
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A German government source on how May's "third way" plan, outlined to Merkel the day before it became the "Chequers agreement", was briefed out from the chancellory: "It doesn't make any sense, but make positive noises about it"
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Figures from the UK Office for National Statistics show unemployment fell by 12,000 between March and May to 1.41 million and the number of people in work has reached a record high of 32.4 million
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Theresa May's perilous position becomes dramatically clear after a key Brexit bill barely squeaks through Parliament
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Official Brexit campaign Vote Leave referred to police over "serious breaches" of electoral law
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UK Electoral Commission has fined 'Vote Leave' and referred the organisation to the police for breaking electoral law after it "returned an incomplete and inaccurate spending report"
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UK junior defence minister resigns, votes against government on Brexit: BBC
Ukraine's aircraft industry well represented today at Farnborough2018 Airshow, one of the world's largest. AN-178, a Ukrainian-built airlifter, performed a demonstration flight.1 month ago
Ukraine's aircraft industry well represented today at #Farnborough2018 Airshow, one of the world's largest. AN-178, a Ukrainian-built airlifter, performed a demonstration flight.
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Russian news channel RT broke the UK broadcasting code when it presented tweets and emails sent by its own staff as coming from viewers of a current affairs program, British media regulator Ofcom said
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Fox: Before entering formal negotiations, we intend to set out an outline approach this document (Trade bill) will be accompanied by a scoping assessment
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Fox: To develop and deliver a UK trade policy we need to reflect the needs and individual circumstances of England, Wales, Scotland and N Ireland
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Fox: At the end of a negotiation, the constitutional reform and governance act 2010 will continue to apply Brexit
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UK Trade Secretary Liam Fox: Parliament should be able to scrutinise FTAs in a timely manner
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UK PM May says her Chequers plan on Brexit is not dead
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman says the Government will accept four amendments put forward by Brexiteer MPs to the Customs Bill as they are consistent with the Government's Brexit policy
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Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman says Downing Street is happy to sit down with football authorities and discuss any proposal to host the 2030 World Cup
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PM May: Germany was one of those many countries that stood shoulder to shoulder with the UK after the attack in Salisbury
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UK PM May: I've proposed a bold new security partnership between the UK and EU after we leave
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UK PM Nay: Together with all allies, we committed more financial support for [the Afghanistan mission]
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UK PM May: We continue to support Georgia and Ukraine in their accession to NATO
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UK PM May: In recent years, we have seen Russia stepping up its arms sales to Iran, launching cyber attacks and spreading fake news on an industrial scale
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UK PM May: NATO allies should go further in defence spending and capabilities
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UK PM May: Other allies should step up and contribute more to our shared defence
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PM May: We are increasing our defence spending every year, we are meeting out NATO commitments to spend 2% and spend 20% of that on equipment
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UK government makes concession to eurosceptics on customs law: BBC political editor
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Sky Sources: UK Government has accepted all four European Research Group amendments to the Trade Bill
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UK looking to Sweden, Japan in search for partners on new fighter jet
Ofcom rules Alex Salmond and Russian Today breached broadcasting regulations after several tweets used on the show were actually made-up by staff members1 month ago
Ofcom rules Alex Salmond and Russian Today breached broadcasting regulations after several tweets used on the show were actually made-up by staff members
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Airbus welcomes UK fighter funding vow; aims to continue collaborative discussions
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