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Minister refuses to deny UK 'Brexit bill' could be £5bn higher than government claims - Politics live 02/22/2018 - 12:09

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Hoey says some people think the UK is giving the EU too much respect, and that it is getting too little back.

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Is the government backpedalling and where does Labour stand? Brexit Means ... podcast 02/22/2018 - 12:01

This time, it’s a tale of three speeches, a letter, a potentially explosive chinwag at Chequers – and a bit of a bombshell

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Brexit 'divorce bill' will rise by up to £5bn if Theresa May seeks longer transition period, MPs told 02/22/2018 - 12:00
'This is something which, like the Roald Dahl Tales of The Unexpected, has suddenly appeared', minister told
UK economic growth revised downwards 02/22/2018 - 11:55
Economic growth was a worse than expected 0.4% in the last three months of 2017, official figures say.
EU27 rules out UK's preferred approach to future trade deal 02/22/2018 - 11:37

Brussels says ‘three basket’ strategy would breach agreement to prevent cherry-picking by UK

The EU has ruled out the UK government’s preferred approach to a future trade deal, describing it as a risk to the European project, just as Theresa May is...

Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU 02/22/2018 - 10:27
A guide to how the UK will leave the European Union after the 2016 referendum.
Michael Gove tells water firms they are getting it 'wrong' 02/22/2018 - 10:23
The Cabinet minister said high pay of water executives was of particular public concern
Baroness Paisley: DUP 'as much to blame' for stalemate 02/22/2018 - 10:11
Baroness Paisley says the Stormont crisis would not have happened under her husband and Martin McGuiness.
Parliament's consumption of plastic drinking straws doubles in three years, figures reveal 02/22/2018 - 10:06
Sudden increase - at odds with current moves to cut down on single-use packaging and waste - described as 'pretty alarming' by SNP MP David Linden
Brexit: Jacob Rees-Mogg hits out at 'poor' Government plan for transition period 02/22/2018 - 10:01
The Conservative MP leads an influential group of backbench Tory MPs who are pushing for a cleaner break from the EU
Brexit today - LIVE: Theresa May holds`tb 'war cabinet' at Chequers to decide on UK's future relationship with EU 02/22/2018 - 09:38
Prime Minister hopes to finally force top Tories to agree Government's aims for future relationship with EU