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U.S. counterspy gives rare warning on foreign meddling in U.S. election

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Voters should be on high alert for foreign interference in the Nov. 3 U.S. election, the U.S. counterintelligence agency chief said on Friday in a rare warning that the public should screen information, check online sources and report suspicious actions. William Evanina, chief of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC), said […]

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Coronavirus: Five more countries made exempt from England’s travel quarantine

The government has announced travel corridors for five more countries, meaning they will be exempt from the coronavirus quarantine. From Tuesday, people returning to England from Estonia, Latvia, Slovakia, Slovenia and St Vincent and the Grenadines will no longer need to self-isolate for 14 days. More than 70 countries and territories were included in the […]

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Brexit: UK must ‘face possibility’ of no deal on future relationship with EU by end of transition

The UK must “face the possibility” that it will not agree a deal on its future relationship with the EU by the end of the year. Chief negotiator David Frost said that with less than six months to go until the end of the Brexit transition period, the UK must “continue preparing for all possible […]

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Brexit latest: David Frost lashes out at Brussels as talks stall – statement in full

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Brexit’s UK Chief Negotiator David Frost has delivered a statement which concludes round five of the negotiations with the EU. The UK and EU have just five more months to negotiate the […]

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Juncker exposed as former EU chief admits he ‘made bets’ UK would vote to leave bloc

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The former European Commission president has said he was not surprised by the result of the 2016 Brexit referendum and expected the British people to vote to leave the bloc. Mr Juncker, […]

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John Curtice issues alarming Scottish independence prediction – ‘First time in history’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Sir John Curtice told BBC’s World at One that between 52 to 53 percent of Scottish people now favour independence from the United Kingdom in what will be seen as a major […]

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Merkel slammed for ‘refusing to learn Brexit lesson’ as Germany backs Brussels power-grab

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Angela Merkel and the Brussels leadership have failed to learn anything from Brexit, according to a prominent MEP Gerolf Annemans. The right-wing Belgian MEP told the European Parliament that the German Chancellor […]

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SNP humiliated: Ian Blackford ridiculed in Commons backlash after he refuses to sit down

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The SNP’s Ian Blackford was called out for his “extremely rude” conduct in the House of Commons this week, after he defied a Speaker’s orders to sit down and stop talking. MPs […]

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Lockdown Part TWO coming – Chris Whitty sounds coronavirus warning

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. His grim prediction was in stark contrast to Boris Johnson’s optimistic plans to try and get the country back to normal by Christmas. In a further sign of a simmering rift between […]

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Do it or else! Von der Leyen issues dire warning to EU leaders who reject €750bn bailout

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The European Commission President said an agreement over her proposed €750 bailout for pandemic-stricken economies would help the bloc emerge from the crisis. Arriving at the European Council summit, Mrs von der […]