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Labouring over Brexit 02/22/2018 - 21:40
BBC political correspondent Iain Watson on Labour's Brexit policy 'evolution'.
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Treasury targets Facebook and Google with 'fair' tax system 02/22/2018 - 21:02

Chancellor expected to levy tax on digital businesses’ UK revenues rather than profits

The Treasury is threatening digital companies such as Facebook and Google with a new tax, as it pushes for global agreement on a fairer system for ensuring digital businesses pay their way.

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Tories can't win on social media due to 'vitriolic' abuse 02/22/2018 - 21:00

Party chairman Brandon Lewis says young Tories are being put off due to comments from leftwingers

Conservatives are losing out on social media because supporters feel unable to share their views without attracting abuse, the Conservatives’ new party chairman has said.

Brandon Lewis...

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Labour says land value tax would boost local government budgets 02/22/2018 - 20:57

John McDonnell says funding crisis in local services may have opened window of opportunity

Labour is considering a tax on land values as a way of boosting local government budgets, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said.

In a sign of the party’s confidence about growing public...

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Boris Johnson under fire for waiving £6,000 fee for hard Brexit event at Foreign Office 02/22/2018 - 20:29
Secret emails show Government ethics chief raised concerns about launch of IFT think tank at the Foreign Office
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Inside Chequers: Grown men and women howling about regulatory divergence and imagining they are making history 02/22/2018 - 20:25
Hard Brexit, soft Brexit, no Brexit, Canada plus plus plus, Norway minus with a double front pike somersault: none of these options offer an escape from the chaotic inferno of hate which Brexit has heaped upon the land
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Met police chief to visit Scotland for ideas to reduce knife crime 02/22/2018 - 20:00

Cressida Dick will travel to Glasgow to hear how stabbings were dramatically reduced

The Metropolitan police commissioner is travelling to Scotland to seek a solution to London’s knife crime epidemic, after...

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