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Boris admits fears over ‘vaccine-busting’ mutant strains as PM slams UK borders shut

Boris Johnson announces closure of travel corridors Borders have been shut as part of emergency measures to protect Britain from new variants of the virus found abroad. Speaking at a No10 coronavirus briefing this evening, the Prime Minister said: “We’ve made such progress with the vaccine, what we don’t want to see is that hard […]

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Where is the money? SNP condemned as just seven out of 30 UK schemes paid to Scots

Douglas Ross criticises SNP’s use of UK government funding The attack came from Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross who claimed the SNP have been sitting on funds provided by the UK Government that would help businesses across Scotland recover from the coronavirus pandemic. He said: “We had a welcome announcement yesterday from Kate Forbes that some […]

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Nicola Sturgeon warned bid to rejoin EU will be made ‘difficult’ by Scottish fishermen

Scotland rejoining fishing policy will be 'difficult' says expert Chief Executive Officer of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation Elspeth Macdonald told Express.co.uk many fishermen who campaigned for Brexit in Scotland would be opposed to the First Minister forcing their industry to comply with the EU’s CFP rules again. She said: “We have to think about the fact […]

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Nicola Sturgeon left with ‘massive Brexit headache’ to bypass to push for independence

Brexit: Sturgeon and SNP left with ‘massive headache’ says insider Nicola Sturgeon has been warned Brexit will create a “massive new headache” for her when and if she will be able to secure a second Scottish independence referendum. According to The Economist’s Tom Nuttall, the First Minister will be faced with a border dilemma between Scotland […]

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Merkel and VDL savaged for ‘failing’ Covid vaccine rollout – ‘Vacate post immediately!’

Coronavirus: UK records over 60,000 cases Ms Merkel has come under fire for not taking the lead over the purchase of BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine after EU states claimed they do not have the adequate doses. Such is the low dose numbers across the bloc, the German government was delaying administering the second dose of the BioNTech/Pfizer […]

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‘EU still don’t respect us!’ Robert Jenrick slams Brussels as Brexit talks reach gridlock

Brexit: Current deal ‘doesn’t respect us’ says Robert Jenrick Speaking to Sky News, the Housing Secretary said there were no news to report on the progress made by negotiations in Brussels on a Brexit trade deal. But Mr Jenrick was quick to remind viewers the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, will try to get the best […]

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Brexit latest: What has been agreed so far? What needs to happen for a deal to be secured?

Brexit: EU 'will look for a new financial centre' says McGuinness The Brexit transition deal deadline is drawing ever closer. A Brexit trade deal could be struck by the end of the week. British MPs and peers have been asked to sit on December 21, 22 and 23, with Thursday, December 24, still under discussion. […]

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Starmer puts UK at risk of third lockdown as he leaves Tories to fight over Covid rules

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The Labour leader announced on Monday his party will abstain in Tuesday’s Commons vote as it would not be in the national interest to vote down the coronavirus measures at a time […]

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EU BLUNDER: UK taxpayers cash hit by Brussels ‘error’ – billions could be lost or misspent

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. In a damning annual report, the European Court of Auditors warned funds dished out by Brussels may have been misspent, squandered or lost to corruption.  The Luxembourg-based watchdog refused to give the […]

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‘Brexit is done, get over it!’ Verhofstadt sparks backlash for claiming UK will rejoin EU

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The Belgium MEP, who has been an outspoken critic of Brexit, has claimed the UK will end up rejoining the EU. He wrote on Twitter: “As I have always said, one day […]