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Coronavirus: MPs to be ordered back to parliament to ‘set an example’ as lockdown gradually lifted

MPs have been told they should be working in Westminster at the start of June to “set an example” to the rest of the country as lockdown is eased further. Commons leader Jacob Rees-Mogg signalled the historic “virtual parliament” measures which saw MPs cast their first ever online votes on Tuesday due coronavirus will soon […]

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Trump campaign, political party raised $61.7 million in April: campaign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The campaign for U.S. President Donald Trump’s re-election, the Republican National Committee and their authorized joint fundraising committees raised $61.7 million in April, in what the campaign said on Monday was a record for the month. They have $255 million cash on hand and have a total haul cycle to date of […]

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Britons FURIOUS as EU set to bind UK to score of new laws if Brexit transition extended

The UK and the EU will hold a third-round of talks this week before the crucial June summit, at which both sides must decide whether to prolong the transition period beyond December 31. Downing Street has always insisted the UK will not extend the deadline beyond the end of the year despite the coronavirus pandemic. Fears […]

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White House won't consider another stimulus bill in May -Kudlow

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House has halted talks with Congress over any further coronavirus stimulus package as it waits for more information about how U.S. state reopenings affect the economy, White House top economic adviser Larry Kudlow told reporters on Friday. The Senate and House of Representatives have already passed four major bills to […]