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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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Ivanka Trump’s fiery hint at ‘big disagreement’ with father as Biden inauguration looms

Ivanka Trump discusses being 'competitive' like her father in 2014 Mr Trump has just days left of his presidency after Joe Biden won the US election in November. He has continued to claim, without evidence, that there was widespread electoral fraud and that the election was “stolen” from him and his supporters. The outgoing President […]

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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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Wales will be next! Campaigner says Welsh will follow Scots out of the Union after Brexit

Wales: Adam Price outlines hopes for 'radical' independence Sion Jobbins, chairman of Yes Cymru, believes Scotland will vote for independence if SNP leader and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon succeeds in forcing a referendum on the issue – and if she does, he believes the case for Wales will become undeniable. Unlike Scotland, the independence movement […]

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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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BBC’s end as we know it: Corporation warned abolition of licence fee could start this year

Philip Davies says the BBC licence fee should be 'scrapped' This year marks the mid-way point in the corporation’s ten-year royal charter that guarantees how the BBC will be funded until 2027. In 2016 it was agreed the national broadcaster would continue to receive funding through the compulsory licence fee which must be paid by […]

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British fishermen cry BETRAYAL over Johnson Brexit deal – ‘Boris is a kipper!’

Brexit: Government has 'screwed up' on fisheries says Blackford Cabinet minister Michael Gove pledge to give a funding package to modernise trawlers and fish processing plants amid the new deal. A post-Brexit agreement on trade and other issues including fishing was agreed just a week before the transition period between the UK and European Union will […]

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Brexit deal announcement live stream – How to watch Michel Barnier & Boris Johnson today

Brexit: Details of deal set to be announced on Christmas Eve Britain has secured a Brexit deal with the European Union, sources have confirmed this afternoon. The deal comes after both the UK and Brussels teams held late-night talks on Wednesday.  But after several tense hours of negotiations, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and […]