• Brexit legislation needs to include public vote- Sir Keir Starmer

    Brexit legislation needs to include public vote- Sir Keir Starmer

    • May 18, 2019

    The UK Government’s Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill needs to include another public vote when it is presented to MPs again next month, the opposition Labour Party’s Brexit spokesman Sir Keir Starmer said on Saturday. After failing to get parliament’s approval three times for Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, the government will now put the

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  • Crackdown on drug trafficking puts strain on Spanish law enforcement

    Crackdown on drug trafficking puts strain on Spanish law enforcement

    • May 18, 2019

    Spanish police and the Guardia Civl have hit drug trafficking networks in the Campo hard, but their success has put great pressure on the judicial system. Spanish law enforcement officers, working alongside Italy’s Carabinieri, arrested a gang of drug traffickers in the Campo de Gibraltar this week that had links to the Italian Mafia. A

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  • Theresa May agrees to set timetable for her departure from Downing Street

    Theresa May agrees to set timetable for her departure from Downing Street

    • May 17, 2019

    Theresa May has agreed to set a timetable for the election of her successor as Tory leader, the chairman of the Conservative backbench 1922 Committee has said. Following a meeting between Prime Minister and the 1922 executive at Westminster on Thursday, Sir Graham Brady said he would meet her again in early in June to

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  • May’s Brexit deal ‘dead’ if MPs reject it again, cabinet minister admits

    May’s Brexit deal ‘dead’ if MPs reject it again, cabinet minister admits

    • May 15, 2019

    By David Hughes and Harriet Line, Press Association Political Staff Theresa May’s Brexit deal will be “dead” if MPs reject if for a fourth time, ministers have admitted. Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay acknowledged it would be the end of the road for the deal thrashed out with the European Union if the Withdrawal Agreement Bill

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  • UK would miss climate change goal with oil and gas extraction plans, report says

    UK would miss climate change goal with oil and gas extraction plans, report says

    • May 15, 2019

    By Lucinda Cameron, Press Association Scotland Extracting the 5.7 billion barrels of oil and gas in fields already operating would see the UK miss its climate change goals, a new report warns. Friends of the Earth Scotland said extracting that amount from oil and gas fields would exceed the UK’s share in relation to the

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  • William encourages men to talk about mental health with football campaign

    William encourages men to talk about mental health with football campaign

    • May 15, 2019

    By Emma Bowden, Press Association The Duke of Cambridge has announced a new campaign which uses football to get more men talking about mental health – something they find “alien” to discuss, he said. Heads Up, billed as the biggest ever conversation around mental health, is a partnership between the Football Association (FA) and Heads

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