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Brexit: France fears no-deal blow to farms

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The UK is a key export market for French wine-growers The head of France’s main farmers’ union has warned that a no-deal Brexit could have a severe impact on French agricultural exports. Christiane Lambert of the FNSEA union said French wine and spirits producers would be hit hardest, as their […]

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Speaker Bercow ‘could be denied peerage’

Image copyright UK ParliamentImage caption Speaker John Bercow has been criticised by some Tory MPs Such is the anger with the Speaker at senior levels of government, it has been suggested he could be blocked from getting a peerage when he retires. Ministers are furious at what they see as John Bercow’s “bias” during Commons […]

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Rory Stewart: Brexit red lines ‘could shift’

Tory MP Rory Stewart suggested there could be some give and take for the PM when it comes to Brexit talks with other parties. Speaking on BBC Question Time, the prisons minister said if other parties were “serious” about wanting a deal “then of course we can shift red lines”. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46913484