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EU looks at extending Brexit transition period beyond 2020 12/14/2019 - 16:48

Move is being considered by EU officials in face of Johnson not seeking extension beyond 11 months

EU leaders would take the initiative and request an extension to the transition period, keeping the UK under Brussels regulations beyond 2020, under a plan mooted for getting around Boris...

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Nicola Sturgeon vows to confront Boris Johnson over Scottish independence as new SNP MPs assemble 12/14/2019 - 16:48
First minister mocks PM over Friday call: 'I wasn't sure how much he'd had a chance to catch up with the Scottish results'
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Election 2019: Sturgeon gathers SNP MPs after victory 12/14/2019 - 14:59
The first minister says most people in Scotland want a "very different future" to the rest of the UK.
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Wishy-washy centrism wrong for Labour, warns Lord Hain 12/14/2019 - 14:59
Lord Hain warns Labour must offer a "clear alternative", as it licks its post-election wounds.
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Boris Johnson evokes spirit of Tony Blair as he vows Tories will be 'servants' of people on victory tour 12/14/2019 - 14:49
'Remember, we are not the masters. We are the servants now,' says PM
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General election: How well did the polls do in predicting the result? 12/14/2019 - 14:41
Pollsters' report cards favourable, but precise number of seats proves harder to pin down
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Boris Johnson vows to repay trust of voters in north-east England 12/14/2019 - 14:39

Prime minister speaks during visit to Sedgefield after party wins 80-seat majority

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McDonnell on stepping down as shadow chancellor 12/14/2019 - 14:35
Labour's John McDonnell says he's leaving the shadow cabinet after the party's election defeat.
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Boris Johnson visits north-east England after Conservative gains 12/14/2019 - 14:23
Speaking in Tony Blair's old constituency, Boris Johnson thanks voters across north-east England.
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Jeremy Corbyn was most 'smeared and vilified' politician ever but his ideology will live on, his sons say 12/14/2019 - 14:22
'Continue the fight,' brothers urge supporters – claiming their father produced best manifesto country has ever seen
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General election 2019: Labour facing long haul, warns McDonnell 12/14/2019 - 14:09
Shadow chancellor blames Brexit for the party's defeat, saying Jeremy Corbyn was "the right leader".
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East Dunbartonshire weighs up its future after Jo Swinson defeat 12/14/2019 - 14:06

Scottish constituency reflects on SNP resurgence and ongoing battle for independence

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'They want to do business with us so badly': Trump hails Johnson victory as he eyes up 'massive' UK-US trade deal 12/14/2019 - 14:00
US president and UK prime minister have both said NHS will not form part of negotiations
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The battle for EU membership is lost, but a European England is still possible | Timothy Garton Ash 12/14/2019 - 14:00

With Brexit now a certainty, we can still champion the values we share with millions of other Europeans

“History to the defeated / May say Alas but cannot help or pardon.” WH Auden’s lines from the Spanish civil war now apply to the British Europeans. We fought to keep our country in the...

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'We'll all go now': John McDonnell to stand down from Labour frontline politics 12/14/2019 - 13:22
Shadow chancellor names Long-Bailey, Rayner and Burgon as part of a 'new generation' who he wants to take Labour forward
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Mystery super-rich family celebrate Boris Johnson's election win by buying £65m London townhouse 12/14/2019 - 13:17
Buyers waited until Conservative majority assured before signing on dotted line
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General Election 2019: Anti-government protests in London 12/14/2019 - 12:16
Two people were arrested after protests broke out in London after the Conservative Party election win.
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How the Tories won the online election: pick a line, ignore the facts and repeat | Alex Hern 12/14/2019 - 12:13

We didn’t need Russian bots to spread misinformation: real people retweeting false claims did enough damage

It was boomers, not bots, who won it for the Tories. For the whole election campaign we were on the lookout for what the academics call “computational propaganda”, what the platforms...

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