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Labour told it may be 'going backwards on equality' 08/20/2019 - 19:52

Criticism follows decision not to replace certain departing female MPs with all-women shortlists

Labour has been warned it could be “going backwards on equality” by two senior MPs who expressed their alarm at the decision not to replace some departing female colleagues with all-women...

Customs passes to be allocated as part of no-deal Brexit planning 08/20/2019 - 19:41

Without pass, exporter’s goods could be held up at UK ports and airports after 31 October

The government will allocate customs passes to thousands of businesses over the next two weeks to prevent goods being held up at the UK border...

The Guardian view on Boris Johnson and the EU: he cannot be serious | Editorial 08/20/2019 - 19:30
The PM’s letter to Donald Tusk is a reckless and detail-free approach to the new deal with Europe that he claims to want

If there is any fragile encouragement to be squeezed out of Boris Johnson’s...

If you can’t abide Jeremy Corbyn, learn from the moral of Ed Miliband | Aditya Chakrabortty 08/20/2019 - 19:29

A coalition making cuts, a Labour leader jeered as a zealot, a rabid rightwing press. But this time, the stakes are even higher

In that moment you could feel British politics lurching out of its rut. Labour was about to pick its next leader – and instead of choosing the favourite, the old...

Brexit: No 10 tells Tusk there's 'no prospect of deal' unless withdrawal agreement reopened – live news 08/20/2019 - 17:48

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UK officials to skip most EU meetings from next month 08/20/2019 - 17:37

Slashing attendance by half will ‘unshackle’ staff to prepare for Brexit, minister says

British officials will stop attending most EU meetings from September, the Brexit secretary, Steve Barclay, has said, suggesting his department would slash attendance by more than half to “unshackle...