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Boris’s Brexit threats to EU are NOT a bluff – ‘Should have walked away MONTHS ago!’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The Prime Minister is planning new legislation that could override parts of the Brexit withdrawal agreement. The proposed internal market bill could “eliminate the legal force of parts” of the agreement such […]

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John Bolton slams Trump’s ‘incoherent’ remarks on military

Former National Security Advisor John Bolton appeared on The Story With Martha MacCallum on Monday, where he slammed remarks that President Trump made about military leaders earlier in the day. Just days after it was reported that Trump had disparaged fallen American soldiers, Trump held a wide-ranging, meandering press conference where he took a shot at those leading the military. “I’m not saying the […]

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Blackford shut down: PM hands Scotland ‘significant’ funds ‘something to complain about’

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 has said thousands of jobs could be lost unnecessarily if the Scottish Parliament is denied the financial powers needed to protect Scotland’s economy from the impact of COVID-19. Ian Blackford, leader […]

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Scotland to continue EU scheme after Brexit transition period ends

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Holyrood has said farmers would continue to benefit from the £130 million scheme after ties with Brussels have been completely severed. The initiative has been in place since 2015 under the bloc’s […]

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President Trump targets ‘white privilege’ training as ‘anti-American’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has directed the Office of Management and Budget to crack down on federal agencies’ anti-racism training sessions, calling them “divisive, anti-American propaganda.” OMB director Russell Vought, in a letter Friday to executive branch agencies, directed them to identify spending related to any training on “critical race theory,” “white privilege” […]

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EU PANIC: Germany orders Brussels to admit defeat and prepare for UK locking fishermen out

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Agriculture minister Julia Klockner insisted the bloc would continue to demand continued access to UK waters as part of the trade and security talks. “We need to defend the interest of our […]

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Backed by Federal Funds, New Virus Tests Are Hitting the Market

Six months into the pandemic and with no coherent national testing strategy, the Trump administration is encouraging private development of an array of faster and cheaper techniques. By Sharon LaFraniere and Katherine J. Wu WASHINGTON — The coronavirus pandemic remained a distant threat to many Americans on Jan. 24 when Douglas C. Bryant, the president […]

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Brexit Fisheries Bill: What’s in the Brexit Fisheries Bill?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. MPs have been encouraged to back a flagship Brexit legislation which will implement controls on foreign vessels seeking to access UK fishing waters. The SNP have attempted to block any further amendments […]

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No deal Brexit could be decided on as early as next week if trade talk row continues

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Bernd Lange, the EU Parliament’s international trade chief, said both sides would have to decide when is the right time to walk away from the negotiations. In a boost for Boris Johnson’s […]

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Nicola Sturgeon’s coronavirus strategy SAVAGED by health experts – ‘not going well!’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Professor Linda Bauld, of Edinburgh University said the First Minister had drawn up a strategy to drive the virus to the lowest possible level, but surging figures show “it’s not going very […]