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Labour softens stance on staying in single market after Brexit 07/27/2017 - 12:49

Keir Starmer and John McDonnell say they want to keep options open after Jeremy Corbyn seemed to rule out membership

Two senior Labour figures, Keir Starmer and John McDonnell, have indicated they want to keep open the options of the UK staying in the single market and customs union in...

Boris Johnson's finest moments on camera 07/27/2017 - 12:36
How about a little accountability for economists when they mess up? | Dean Baker 07/27/2017 - 12:00

There must be a huge change in our attitude to economics. Needlessly complex work merely supporting the status quo must be halted

  • Dean Baker is co-director of the Centre for Economic and Policy Research

Suppose our fire department was staffed with out-of-shape incompetents...

Theresa May: Tories have been wrong on gay rights in the past 07/27/2017 - 11:22

Prime minister says she is proud of party’s role on gay rights in recent years but understands it may face ‘scepticism’

Theresa May has said the Conservative party has been “wrong” on gay rights in the past, although she said she was proud of the role it had played in recent years....

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson didn't know about the major EU migrant report 07/27/2017 - 11:04
Foreign Secretary says he believes in 'the value of immigration and the value of having an open approach to it'
Brexit plans in chaos as Government contradicts itself over end of free movement when Britain leaves EU 07/27/2017 - 10:45
Brandon Lewis said free movement of labour would end in the spring of 2019 - just hours after Amber Rudd promised an 'implementation period' before new immigration rules
Freedom of movement ends with Brexit, says immigration minister 07/27/2017 - 10:33

Remarks contradict earlier reports that cabinet accepted free EU movement could carry on for years under transition deal

Freedom of movement will end as soon as Britain leaves the EU, the immigration minister has said, as the government prepares a survey on the benefits of migration from...