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Donald Tusk channels John Lennon in pitch to UK at EU summit 06/22/2017 - 14:10

European council president quotes lyrics from Imagine to express hope that Britain could change its mind and cancel Brexit

Donald Tusk has used the first summit of EU leaders since the start of the Brexit negotiations to suggest that there is a chance the UK could still remain a member,...

Andy Burnham pledges to replace Prevent strategy in Manchester 06/22/2017 - 14:07

New scheme must command confidence of region’s Muslim communities, says Greater Manchester mayor

The much-criticised Prevent programme is to be replaced in Greater Manchester as part of a broad review of the region’s counter-terror strategy in the wake of the...

HS2 franchise: Bidder shortlist revealed 06/22/2017 - 13:40
Government reveals who could run the West Coast Main Line, including HS2, and South Eastern rail franchises.
Michael Gove predicts Brexit boost for farmers 06/22/2017 - 13:31
The new environment secretary says "cumbersome bureaucracy" can be removed outside the EU.
How do you feel about Brexit, one year on? | Carmen Fishwick 06/22/2017 - 13:09

It’s been a year since the UK voted to leave the EU. We’d like you to tell us how you feel about your vote, and how you’ve been affected so far

It’s been almost a year since Britain voted to leave the European Union...

'Markets don’t like chaos' – experts debate Brexit watch data 06/22/2017 - 13:01

Two former members of Bank of England’s interest rate-setting committee discuss the outlook after the general election

Professor of economics at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, and member of the Bank’s monetary policy committee from June 2006 to May 2009...

Brexit economy: UK faces slowdown amid living standards squeeze 06/22/2017 - 13:01

The latest monthly Guardian analysis finds households experiencing rising costs and firms concerned over political uncertainty

Britain’s vote to leave the EU has squeezed living standards, hit consumer spending and dampened the country’s growth prospects, a Guardian analysis of economic...

How has the Brexit vote affected the UK economy? June verdict 06/22/2017 - 13:01

How has the economy reacted to the vote to leave the EU on 23 June 2016? Each month we look at key indicators to see what effect the Brexit process has on growth, prosperity and trade in the UK

Grenfell Tower fire: Tory politician defends motivations behind 'offensive' Hitler tweet 06/22/2017 - 12:58
Michelle Lowe denies suggestions she was comparing Jeremy Corbyn to Adolf Hitler
Grenfell Tower: 'Government could have prevented deaths' 06/22/2017 - 12:56
Labour MP Harriet Harman says the government did not follow advice to install sprinklers.
Tory Government's benefit cap is unlawful and causes 'real misery for no good purpose', High Court rules 06/22/2017 - 12:55
The Government has been dealt a huge blow as the High Court ruled its benefit cap is unlawful and illegally discriminates against single parents with young children.
Royal Ascot Ladies Day 2017, in pictures 06/22/2017 - 12:51
Single parents win benefits cap High Court challenge 06/22/2017 - 12:40
The judge in the case says the cap causes "real misery", but the government intends to appeal.
Conservatives-DUP talks: Unionists 'refused to answer Theresa May's calls for 36 hours' 06/22/2017 - 12:38
Discussions halt after Northern Irish party demands £2bn
Fruit farm: 'One Brit applied in five years' 06/22/2017 - 12:33
Zoe Conway spoke to managers in the fruit industry who are struggling to recruit workers
Grenfell Tower fire: Theresa May accused of falsely claiming government acted on tower block safety 06/22/2017 - 12:33
Prime Minister told deaths 'would not have happened' if the Government had followed a coroner's recommendations
Brexit: Donald Tusk 'keeping door open' for Britain to stay in EU despite talks 06/22/2017 - 12:32
'We are witnessing the return of the EU rather as a solution, not a problem,' Brussels chief says