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Ferry firm amends bookings for extra Brexit crossings

Image copyright BFImage caption The company said it had modified its schedules and was contacting all affected customers Thousands of cross-channel ferry passengers have had their bookings amended to accommodate extra sailings in case of a no-deal Brexit. Brittany Ferries said timetables from Portsmouth, Poole and Plymouth were being modified to ensure “critical goods” could […]

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Salisbury poisoning: EU sanctions Russian suspects

Image copyright Metropolitan PoliceImage caption “Alexander Petrov” (left) and “Ruslan Boshirov” were unmasked as agents for Russian intelligence The European Union has put sanctions on senior officials from the Russian military intelligence agency, the GRU, over the Salisbury poisonings. Four people have been sanctioned – including the head of the GRU, deputy head, and two […]

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Remainer MPs trying to steal Brexit, says Liam Fox

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLiam Fox: “We can compromise… with the European Union over the backstop” Brexiteer cabinet minister Liam Fox has accused pro-Remain MPs of trying to “steal Brexit”, amid backbench moves to take control of the process. He told the BBC: “You’ve got a Leave population and a Remain […]

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Woman hurt in ‘hit-and-run’ outside Leeds hotel

Image copyright West Yorkshire PoliceImage caption The Audi struck the woman outside the Marriot, in front of three potential witnesses A woman suffered head injuries in a suspected hit-and-run outside a hotel in Leeds city centre. A blue Audi SQ5 struck the 24-year-old outside the Marriott Hotel in Trevelyan Square at 03:10 GMT and drove […]

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Police speak to Prince Philip for not wearing seat belt

Image copyright AlbanpixImage caption Prince Philip driving the replacement Land Rover Freelander on Saturday Norfolk Police say they have spoken to the Duke of Edinburgh after he was pictured driving without a seat belt, 48 hours after being involved in a crash near Sandringham in Norfolk. A spokeswoman said “suitable words of advice have been […]