UK Government has suffered its 10th defeat on the EU Withdrawal Bill after the House of Lords voted for an amendment which backs powers to prevent a hard border in Ireland

Map. History of UK conflict

24 May 2018
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The explosion in London's Stamford Hill area may have been caused by a mobile phone, the British daily Express reported
3 week ago
UK PM Theresa May has a crisis on her hands over the post-Brexit customs plan
VIDEO: Bonfire explosion at London Jewish celebrations injures up to 303 week ago
VIDEO: Bonfire explosion at London Jewish celebrations injures up to 30
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Cambridge Analytica, firm at the center of Facebook's privacy debacle, says it's declaring bankruptcy and shutting down.
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UK Government has suffered its 10th defeat on the EU Withdrawal Bill after the House of Lords voted for an amendment which backs powers to prevent a hard border in Ireland
Irish PM sees 'real risk' no Brexit withdrawal deal by October deadline
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Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson says an RAF airstrike against three Islamic State fighters in eastern Syria on 26 March "unintentionally" killed a civilian
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An RAF airstrike against three Islamic State fighters in eastern Syria on March 26 "unintentionally" killed a civilian, UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has said in a written ministerial statement
Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar says there is a real risk the EU will miss October's deadline on the Brexit withdrawal treaty if there is no real progress by June
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UK says it killed a civilian by mistake in an airstrike in March against 3 Isis fighters in Syria. This is 1st confirmation by @DefenceHQ that @RoyalAirForce has caused a civilian death in counter-Isis fight in Iraq and Syria. It comes amid concerns there are likely more
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Suspicious package found in Westminster near Department for Transport office is non-hazardous, Scotland Yard tell. Lots of police activity and evacuations. Will take a while for officers to wind down their response and lift the cordon.
Major police response to an incident in Westminster. Government ministries and roads in the area cordoned off. Several buildings evacuated. Police sirens everywhere3 week ago
Major police response to an "incident" in Westminster. Government ministries and roads in the area cordoned off. Several buildings evacuated. Police sirens everywhere
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UK PM May's spokesman says government is working on two proposals for future customs arrangements
EU Commission proposes 1.279-trillion-euro post-Brexit budget
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PM @theresa_may confirms the UK will leave the EU customs union, but wants to ensure "near frictionless" trade and avoid hard border in Ireland, and there are many ways in which these goals can be delivered
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May says Government will be providing more information on its handling of the Windrush scandal and will bring forward a package of measures to reassure migrants about their rights
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UK PM May: We've announced £10bn extra for the NHS - we want a along term plan and we want sustainable multi year funding. That's sensible - not just saying it's all about money
HMS Duncan recently led a meeting of NATO vessels in the Aegean Sea. The @RoyalNavy  Type 45 destroyer is currently flagship of Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 in the Mediterranean Sea.3 week ago
HMS Duncan recently led a meeting of NATO vessels in the Aegean Sea. The @RoyalNavy Type 45 destroyer is currently flagship of Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 in the Mediterranean Sea.
Irish high court refuses Facebook's request to delay referral to European Court of Justice in data privacy case
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Rees-Mogg: I'm fully supporting the government's legislative programme and the Prime Minister of UK
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Rees-Mogg: it's not a revolver [we're holding to Theresa May's head]or a dueling pistol
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Rees-Mogg: there's already a border in Ireland, for excise duties and immigration
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Rees-Mogg: if goods come into the UK destined for the EU they would have to comply with EU regulations, therefore it would effectively keep the UK in the single market
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Rees-Mogg: I'm not in the business of attacking advisors [when asked if Olly Robbins should be sacked]. To do so would be unfair, bordering on unconstitutional
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Rees-Mogg: the customs partnership is the single market by another name. I'm confident Theresa May will stick by the commitments in her manifesto.
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Rees-Mogg: Michel Barnier has said he doesn't think this customs parternship idea is workable either
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Rees-Mogg: This customs partnership is one of those clever ideas when first raised, sounded plausible, but is unworkable
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Rees-Mogg: We're not in the business of making threats, we're supporting the PM to get Brexit through
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Rees-Mogg: there is no question of there being an ultimatum to Theresa May
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Theresa May is facing huge pressure from pro-Brexit MPs
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