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Speed bump or tortuous path? At televised debate, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn manoeuvre on Brexit
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Speed bump or tortuous path? At televised debate, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn manoeuvre on Brexit

In Prime Minister Boris Johnson's telling on Tuesday night, Brexit was simple, a speed bump on the road to British prosperity

Britain on course for December election after Labour party chief Jeremy Corbyn backs Boris Johnson's plan
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Britain on course for December election after Labour party chief Jeremy Corbyn backs Boris Johnson's plan

Britain is on course for a December election Tuesday after the main Opposition Labour party said it would support Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan

Boris Johnson to make fresh attempt to force early election after EU agrees to postpone Brexit until 31 January
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Boris Johnson to make fresh attempt to force early election after EU agrees to postpone Brexit until 31 January

Boris Johnson had previously said he would rather be 'dead in a ditch' than extend the tortuous Brexit process started by the 2016 EU referendum

UK's Opposition parties suggest 9 December as date for general elections in attempt to avoid no-deal Brexit
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UK's Opposition parties suggest 9 December as date for general elections in attempt to avoid no-deal Brexit

British opposition parties proposed an earlier election date than the one PM Johnson offered, trying to force his govt to delay a final decision on Brexit.

Scotland's ex-first minister Alex Salmond charged with attempted rape, sexual assault; was face of independence campaign
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Scotland's ex-first minister Alex Salmond charged with attempted rape, sexual assault; was face of independence campaign

Salmond led the pro-independence SNP for 20 years and headed Scotland's semi-autonomous government as first minister, from 2007 to 2014.

Catalonia votes to break away from Spain: Carles Puigdemont says citizens have right to an independent state
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Catalonia votes to break away from Spain: Carles Puigdemont says citizens have right to an independent state

Catalonia’s leader Carles Puigdemont said the region won the right to break away from Spain, with his government claiming Monday that 90 percent of voters backed independence in the banned referendum which was marred by clashes.

UK Election 2017: Conservatives fail to secure majority, but Theresa May could still become PM
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UK Election 2017: Conservatives fail to secure majority, but Theresa May could still become PM

In the recently concluded elections in UK, Theresa May's Conservative Party lost her majority in 650-member House of Commons. Conservatives got 256 seats.

UK Election 2017: Tories, Labour trade barbs over security, terrorism and Brexit in last leg of campaign
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UK Election 2017: Tories, Labour trade barbs over security, terrorism and Brexit in last leg of campaign

The United Kingdom (UK) will vote for a new Parliament and government on Thursday. The voters will elect the 650 members who comprise the House of Commons.

UK Election 2017: Theresa May asks public to trust her decision on snap poll
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UK Election 2017: Theresa May asks public to trust her decision on snap poll

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday appealed to the public to trust her decision to call for an early general election on 8 June, saying the move will strengthen her hand in the complex Brexit negotiations.

Brexit: Talks of leaving EU to continue despite UK snap election, says European Council
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Brexit: Talks of leaving EU to continue despite UK snap election, says European Council

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to call a snap general election will not affect the Brexit talks, the European Council announced on Tuesday.

Britain's exit from EU officially begins: UK Parliament votes in favour of starting Brexit process
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Britain's exit from EU officially begins: UK Parliament votes in favour of starting Brexit process

Britain moved one step closer to a final separation from the EU as members of the UK Parliament voted in favour of allowing government to begin Brexit negotiations.

First minister Nicola Sturgeon to travel to Brussels to defend Scotland's place in the EU
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First minister Nicola Sturgeon to travel to Brussels to defend Scotland's place in the EU

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she would travel to Brussels on Wednesday for talks to defend Scotland's place in the EU following a vote by Britain to leave the bloc.

Second Scottish independence referendum is highly likely after Brexit: Scotland First Minister
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Second Scottish independence referendum is highly likely after Brexit: Scotland First Minister

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Friday it is "highly likely" that Scotland will hold a second independence referendum because of Britain's decision to withdraw from the European Union.

Brexit verdict pushes UK politics to uncharted waters
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Brexit verdict pushes UK politics to uncharted waters

Scotland's ruling Scottish National Party has long indicated that a Brexit vote could provide momentum for a second referendum after independence was rejected in a previous vote in 2014.

Second independence referendum for Scotland highly likely, says First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
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Second independence referendum for Scotland highly likely, says First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday that it is "highly likely" Scotland will hold a second independence referendum because of Britain's decision to withdraw from the European Union.

New digital surveillance law passed by British lawmakers
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New digital surveillance law passed by British lawmakers

British lawmakers passed on Tuesday a new surveillance law to give security agencies more extensive monitoring capabilities in the digital age after several amendments were added to better protect privacy.

Fool, idiot, buffoon, bonkers: British MPs attack Donald Trump at parliamentary debate
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Fool, idiot, buffoon, bonkers: British MPs attack Donald Trump at parliamentary debate

Members of Parliament debated whether Donald Trump should be banned from Britain for his comments on Muslims

Scotland lion roars as Scottish National Party ousts Labour in historic poll result
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Scotland lion roars as Scottish National Party ousts Labour in historic poll result

Scotland has had a devolved government in Edinburgh since 1998, although major decisions about tax and spending, defence and foreign policy are still taken in London.

Scotland referendum: Result from 26 of 32 assemblies suggest independence rejected
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Scotland referendum: Result from 26 of 32 assemblies suggest independence rejected

With 26 of 32 regional electoral centres reporting, the No side had about 54 percent of the vote in the referendum for Scotland's independence.

Are Scotland's politicians like pandas that can't mate?
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Are Scotland's politicians like pandas that can't mate?

Maybe the real fascination of the media with mating pandas in Scotland is that our politicians can't seem to fall in love either.