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On Politics: Trump’s Emergency Declaration Divides Republicans

President Trump’s move, aimed at securing funding for a border wall, is a serious challenge to congressional authority. It remains to be seen whether Senate Republicans will...

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Several Labour MPs about to resign, say party sources

The backbenchers, who disagree with the leadership on Brexit and anti-Semitism, look likely to break away...

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Theresa May sets course for Brexit disaster

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A transatlantic (atomic) blast from the past

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Brexit backstop according to Northern Ireland teens

We asked girls from the Belfast School of Performing Arts to explain one of Brexit's buzzwords...

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Facebook needs regulation as Zuckerberg 'fails' - UK MPs

The UK government publishes its report into fake news with some strong criticism of Facebook...

BBC Politics

Theresa May must investigate 'foreign influence and voter manipulation' in Brexit vote, say MPs

Report warns 'democracy is at risk' and turns fire on the prime minister for failure to probe effect on referendum result...

Independent Politics

Brexit: Will Brits living in the EU still get healthcare?

A reader asks about state healthcare for UK nationals in EU countries...

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David Mundell: 'Coming out as gay was so difficult'

The Scottish Secretary says revealing he was gay was one of the most difficult but important things he has done...

BBC Politics

A digital gangster destroying democracy: the damning verdict on Facebook

Parliament’s report into fake news raises many questions, but will the government act? Facebook is an out-of-control train wreck that is destroying democracy and must be bro...

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Facebook labelled 'digital gangsters' by fake news report

Company broke privacy and competition law and should be regulated urgently, say MPsFacebook deliberately broke privacy and competition law and should urgently be subject to st...

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Food waste bins should be collected weekly, says Michael Gove

Drive to ‘reduce, reuse, recycle and cut waste’ could include plastic tax and deposit schemeMillions of homes could have their food waste bins collected weekly, if new pro...

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Facebook labelled 'digital gangsters' by report on fake news

Company broke privacy and competition law and should be regulated urgently, say MPsFacebook deliberately broke privacy and competition law and should urgently be subject to st...

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Labour MP Paul Flynn dies aged 84

Jeremy Corbyn pays tribute to MP who had represented Newport West since 1987Paul Flynn, the Labour MP for Newport West, has died, his local association has announced. He was 8...

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Newport West Labour MP Paul Flynn dies aged 84

Mr Flynn, who had suffered ill health for some time, is described by his constituency party as "a hero"...

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One of Labour's longest serving MPs Paul Flynn dies aged 84

'He will be greatly missed,' Jeremy Corbyn...

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Labour's longest serving MP Paul Flynn dies aged 84

Paul Flynn, one of Labour's longest serving MPs, has died aged 84...

Independent Politics

Anthony Weiner Is Out of Federal Prison, and in a Re-Entry Center in Brooklyn

Anthony D. Weiner arriving at court in Manhattan in 2017. He has been released from a federal prison in Massachusetts and moved to a re-entry center in Brooklyn to finish his...

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Anthony Weiner Is Out of Prison, and in a Re-Entry Center in Brooklyn

Anthony D. Weiner arriving at court in Manhattan in 2017. He has been released from a federal prison in Massachusetts and moved to a re-entry center in Brooklyn to finish his...

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Students wrongly caught up in Theresa May's 'hostile environment' still being detained and 'living in terror'

Exclusive: Home Office accused of failing to act on plight of tens of thousands accused of cheating in English-language tests – years after investigation exposed as flawed...

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Anthony Weiner released from prison

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States Flout Abortion Coverage Requirements, Federal Investigators Say

At least 13 states do not meet a requirement to cover the pill that induces abortion, Mifeprex, when an abortion is available under Medicaid...

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Bernie Sanders Stumbled With Black Voters in 2016. Can He Do Better in 2020?

Senator Bernie Sanders spent Martin Luther King’s Birthday in South Carolina, where he spoke at Zion Baptist Church in Columbia. He won only 14 percent of the state’s blac...

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Iran’s man grabs European spotlight

The Iranian foreign minister lashes out at the United States and demands Europe do more to save the nuclear deal...

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Iran’s man grabs European spotlight with anti-Trump focus

The Iranian foreign minister lashes out at the United States and demands Europe do more to save the nuclear deal...

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Labour 'dealing with' split rumour issues

The shadow chancellor says there is no need for MPs to consider leaving the party, as split rumours persist...

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Nicola Jennings on Trump's wall promise – cartoon

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Nicola Jennings on Trump's border wall commitment – cartoon

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Amazon ‘couldn’t handle the heat,’ NYC’s de Blasio says

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Limbaugh denies influence over Trump: 'I don’t make policy'

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Labour split 'would be like 1980s' - John McDonnell

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell tells Andrew Marr there is no need for anyone to quit the party...

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DNC chair chides Republicans for Trump ‘calisthenics’

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Graham Vows to Investigate Whether ‘Bureaucratic Coup’ Tried to Oust Trump

Senator Lindsey Graham, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, at the Capitol earlier this month...

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Theresa May would rather risk an election than lose a referendum | Matthew d’Ancona

If the Tory leader agreed to a vote that could block Brexit, she’d go down in party folklore as the betrayer of a rightwing dreamFifty years ago, in an address to the nation...

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Patrick Caddell, noted Democratic pollster, dies at 68

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Miller goes to bat for Trump over emergency declaration

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Brexit: Theresa May 'needs space' to get backstop assurances

Securing the changes demanded by MPs need not involve reopening the deal, the culture secretary suggests...

BBC Politics

May 'must talk to Labour' over Brexit

Theresa May must have a "serious discussion" on Brexit with Labour before March, the shadow chancellor says...

BBC Politics

Senior Conservatives under fire after dismissing march for fresh Brexit referendum as 'desperate stuff'

Leading Tories accused of 'sniping at the huge numbers of people in this country who want to make their voice heard'...

Independent Politics

Senior Conservative under fire after dismissing march for fresh Brexit referendum as 'desperate stuff'

Leading Tories accused of 'sniping at the huge numbers of people in this country who want to make their voice heard'...

Independent Politics

Rift Between Trump and Europe Is Now Open and Angry

Vice President Mike Pence and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany in Munich on Saturday. She pushed back against his call for European allies to pull out of the Iran nuclear d...

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Airbus warns of ‘catastrophic’ no-deal Brexit

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Iran to European Union: Give us more to preserve nuclear deal

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Labour MPs warned: quit the party and risk a decade of Tory rule

Shadow chancellor says no need for split on Brexit as party may still back people’s voteJohn McDonnell has warned Labour MPs on the verge of quitting they could cause a deca...

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Brexit: May risks fresh confrontation with ERG over backstop

Eurosceptics react angrily to culture secretary’s suggestion backstop may not be removed Theresa May is facing a fresh showdown with Eurosceptic Tory MPs after a cabinet min...

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Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse at Yellow Jackets protest

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Tory benefactor John Griffin questions party reliance on rich donors

Call for Theresa May to seek smaller financial gifts from ordinary membersOne of the Conservatives’ most generous donors has criticised the party’s reliance on wealthy ben...

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How Does a Straight White Male Democrat Run for President?

Very carefully...

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Can Trump's pick be stopped from leading the World Bank? | Larry Elliott

Many fear the abrasive David Malpass will use the bank to pursue White House’s agendaUntil a month ago David Malpass was a civil servant at the US Treasury with die-hard Rep...

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How can Trump's pick be stopped from leading the World Bank? | Larry Elliott

Many fear the abrasive David Malpass will use the bank to pursue White House’s agendaUntil a month ago David Malpass was a civil servant at the US Treasury with die-hard Rep...

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Democrats don’t bite on Booker vegan flap

‘If you’re voting for somebody based on what’s on their dinner table, then you’ve got bigger problems,’ said one Iowa official...

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2020 hopefuls hunt for viral moments

Campaigns are courting social-first online video outlets and taping their candidates constantly after watching big moments pay off in 2018...

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Trump bets on North Korea to break his losing streak

The president is quickly turning his sights toward a second nuclear summit with North Korea that could reset a political narrative of domestic frustration...

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Brexit: Labour will only back a fresh referendum 'in extremis', John McDonnell says

Shadow chancellor cools hopes that Jeremy Corbyn is moving towards backing another public vote, saying: 'Let's get a deal done – that'...

Independent Politics

Brexit: Theresa May begs Conservative MPs to 'sacrifice' some beliefs to avoid a no-deal: 'History will judge us all'

A crash-out departure 'would cause disruption to our economy and to people's daily lives, damaging jobs' letter to all Tory MPs admits...

Independent Politics

Brexit: Theresa May begs Conservative MPs to 'sacrifice' some beliefs to avoid no deal: 'History will judge us all'

A crash-out departure 'would cause disruption to our economy and to people's daily lives, damaging jobs', letter to all Tory MPs admits...

Independent Politics

An absurd vanity project for our age – Boris Johnson’s garden bridge | Rowan Moore

This scandalously mismanaged ‘gift to the people of London’ will cost the taxpayer £43m. For nothingWe are invited to embark on an adventure. It will be an emblem of the...

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No-dealers dig in for a fresh battle amid fears of Tory split

Multimillionaire Conservative donor registers a new party to campaign for hard Brexit if a snap election is calledA Tory donor has registered a new party ready to champion a h...

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My bill stops drift and damage – not Brexit | Yvette Cooper

The prime minister cannot play at brinkmanship any longer. No-deal must be off the tableWith less than six weeks to go until Brexit, our country is drifting without any idea o...

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My bill stops drift and damage – not Brexit

The prime minister cannot play at brinkmanship any longer. No-deal must be off the tableWith less than six weeks to go until Brexit, our country is drifting without any idea o...

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Health and rail plans sidelined ahead of Brexit deadline

Civil servants working on vital health, education and transport policies are redeployed to deal with farming and fishingCabinet ministers are being told that some of their mos...

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Heather Nauert Withdraws From Consideration as U.N. Ambassador

Heather Nauert withdrew from consideration to replace Nikki Haley as ambassador to the United Nations. Her nomination had been proceeding without a completed background check...

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Brexit: Theresa May urges Tory MPs to unite and back deal

The prime minister tells Conservative parliamentarians "history will judge us all" over the handling of Britain's exit from the EU...

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Former Labour vice chairman Michael Dugher to quit party because it is 'institutionally antisemitic'

Michael Dugher says party he joined nearly three decades ago 'no longer exists'...

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Nauert withdraws from consideration to become U.N. ambassador

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Nauert withdraws from consideration to become UN ambassador

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Graham: I 'support' Trump emergency declaration

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Revealed: how Home Office hires out staff to hunt migrants

Department criticised for ‘escalating hostile environment’ by selling officials’ services to firmsThe Home Office is selling the services of its immigration officials to...

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Brexit: Majority of people want MPs to have free vote on Brexit deal, new poll shows

Exclusive: Two-thirds of people want MPs to have a 'free vote' in parliament when the opportunity comes up over the next few weeks...

Independent Politics

Jeremy Corbyn accused of ditching Labour's Brexit policy as party delegates turn on leader

Exclusive: Delegates charge their leader with failing to implement the plan approved by conference and demand he backs a new referendum...

Independent Politics

What is the Put It To The People march, when is it and where will it take place?

Campaigners to renew demand for a public vote on the final Brexit deal...

Independent Politics

Remainers plan mass march and key vote in last days before Brexit

Cross-party alliance aims to build pressure on MPs in the run-up to 29 MarchCampaigners against Theresa May’s “my deal or no deal” Brexit strategy are planning to mobili...

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Brexit: Put It To The People march demanding Final Say referendum to take place six days before UK leaves EU

Politicians of all parties hail fresh demonstration at pivotal moment – with current stalemate poised to 'go down to the wire'...

Independent Politics

Lee Radziwill, Ex-Princess and Sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Dies at 85

Lee Radziwill arriving at Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball in the Grand Ballroom at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan in 1966...

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Gavin Williamson at centre of row over chancellor’s cancelled China trip

Senior Conservatives call for defence minister to be reined in after upset in Beijing over his commentsThe defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, was at the centre of a growing...

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Amy Klobuchar Casts Herself as Heartland Democrat in First Campaign Swing

Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota worked quickly to establish her Wisconsin bona fides in a visit to the state on Saturday...

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Patrick Caddell, Self-Taught Pollster Who Helped Carter to White House, Dies at 68

Patrick Caddell was considered instrumental in Jimmy Carter’s ascent to the presidency, but he also shared the blame for limiting him to a single term...

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Labour pulls level with Tories in latest opinion poll

Opinium poll for the Observer suggests there is significant support for a new political party Labour has pulled level with the Conservatives, according to the latest Opinium p...

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Week 91: Mueller’s Case for Collusion Comes Into View

The special counsel has begun to draw sharper lines between Russia, Wikileaks, Roger Stone and the Trump campaign...

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Lady Falkender, Harold Wilson's right-hand woman, dies, aged 86

Falkender – Marcia Williams before her ennoblement – was personal and political secretary to WilsonLady Falkender, Harold Wilson’s former right-hand woman, died of pneum...

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Lady Falkender, Harold Wilson's right-hand woman, dies aged 86

Falkender – Marcia Williams before her ennoblement – was personal and political secretary to WilsonLady Falkender, Harold Wilson’s former right-hand woman, died of pneum...

The Guardian Politics

The Munich Insecurity Conference

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Grayling attacked over 'disastrous' privatisation after probation firms collapse

Transport secretary faces calls for resignation...

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Bernie Sanders records video announcing 2020 campaign

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Brexit extremism is going nowhere. Now the moderate millions must act | Nick Cohen

Britain doesn’t have to follow the Leavers over the cliff. There’s still time for a U-turnFor three years, the worst of Britain has been in charge. The Britain that says i...

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Five Sundays to Brexit – cartoon

A few short steps from Jacob Rees-Mogg to no deal Continue reading...

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Labour MP Paula Sherriff criticises CPS over non-prosecution

The CPS said no prosecution could be brought because the "evidential test" had not been met...

BBC Politics

Grayling attacked over 'disastrous' part-privatisation of probation service

Private provider Working Links went bust just as it was found playing down offender riskUnion bosses have condemned former justice secretary Chris Grayling’s “disastrous p...

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Trump’s Attempt to Circumvent Congress Leaves Uneasy Senate Republicans With Hard Choice

Senators Susan Collins of Maine and Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, both Republicans, opposed President Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency...

New York Times Politics

Florists: Fresh blooms could become preserve of the rich in no-deal Brexit

Independent florists in Cambridge tell how high-cost imports and long border delays would hit their tradeIt is Valentine’s Day in Cambridge and, at a market stall near King...

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White House Memo: The War That Wasn’t: Trump Claims Obama Was Ready to Strike North Korea

President Trump has been telling audiences that President Barack Obama was on the precipice of an all-out confrontation with the nuclear-armed North Korea...

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For Some 2020 Democrats, Rejection of Amazon Aligns With Far-Left Policy Views

Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts called economic incentives offered to giant corporations like Amazon “taxpayer bribes.”...

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For Some 2020 Democrats, Rejection of Amazon Aligns With Liberal Policy Views

Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts called economic incentives offered to giant corporations like Amazon “taxpayer bribes.”...

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