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Brexit: DUP says issues remain over deal

Image copyright ReutersImage caption DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds speaks to the media outside the Cabinet Office on Friday The Democratic Unionist Party has said there are “still issues to be discussed” with the government as Theresa May continues to try to win support for her Brexit deal. Mrs May is expected to bring her […]

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Nick Boles: Tory MP quits local party over Brexit

Tory MP Nick Boles is resigning from his local Conservative association after clashing with them over Brexit. Mr Boles, who wants to remain as MP for Grantham and Stamford, has spoken out about leaving the EU with no deal. Local activists had wanted to deselect him as their candidate in the next general election because […]

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What next for the Liberal Democrats?

Image copyright PAImage caption Sir Vince has said he wants to spend more time with his family and pursuing other interests Sir Vince Cable has announced he will step down as leader of the Liberal Democrats in May, saying it has been a “privilege” to lead the party at a “crucial time”. What now for […]

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Marvel star Samuel L Jackson visits Westminster

Image copyright Getty Images As MPs rushed around Westminster at loggerheads over Brexit, they may have missed a superstar in their midst. Hollywood actor Samuel L Jackson has been in SW1 carrying out research for an upcoming documentary on slavery. The film will mark 400 years since the first African citizen was transported as a […]

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Sir Vince Cable to quit as Lib Dem leader in May

Image copyright PA Sir Vince Cable has announced he will step down as Liberal Democrat leader after May’s English local elections. Sir Vince said he wanted to pave the way for a “new generation”. He became party leader without a contest after Tim Farron’s resignation in 2017 – but the party has struggled to make […]