• David Davis: EU risks misjudging UK over no-deal Brexit

    David Davis: EU risks misjudging UK over no-deal Brexit

    • August 6, 2018

    By David Hughes, Press Association Chief Political Correspondent The European Union will be making a “massive miscalculation” if it thinks the UK is not ready to walk away from Brexit talks without a deal, David Davis said. The ex-Brexit secretary’s comments followed Liam Fox’s assessment that the probability of a no-deal outcome was “60-40”. Mr

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  • BA boss criticises two-hour queues at Heathrow airport as ‘border farce’

    BA boss criticises two-hour queues at Heathrow airport as ‘border farce’

    • August 6, 2018

    By Alexander Britton, Press Association Passengers at Heathrow Airport are routinely facing two-hour queues at passport control in what the head of British Airways has called a “border farce”. Chief executive Alex Cruz said Heathrow’s queues were “significantly worse” than elsewhere in the continent. He added tackling lengthy queues should be a priority for the

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  • Corbyn tells Labour anti-Semites ‘you have no place in our movement’

    Corbyn tells Labour anti-Semites ‘you have no place in our movement’

    • August 3, 2018

    Jeremy Corbyn has sought to address the concerns of Britain’s Jewish community by insisting that he will root out anti-Semites from Labour. The Labour leader acknowledged mistakes in the way the party had handled complaints and drawn up a code of conduct that failed to fully reproduce an internationally accepted definition of anti-Semitism and its

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  • Companies in the dark on no-deal Brexit planning, directors warn

    Companies in the dark on no-deal Brexit planning, directors warn

    • August 3, 2018

    By Alan Jones, Press Association Industrial Correspondent Firms have been left in the dark over planning for Brexit amid an “information void”, according to a leading business group. The Institute of Directors (IoD) called on the Government to speed up guidance on what companies should expect if no deal is reached on leaving the EU.

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  • Bank of England governor warns no-deal Brexit ‘uncomfortably high’ possibility

    Bank of England governor warns no-deal Brexit ‘uncomfortably high’ possibility

    • August 3, 2018

    Mark Carney has warned that the possibility of a no-deal Brexit is “uncomfortably high” and will lead to higher prices, as Prime Minister Theresa May cuts short her holiday to try to win support for her blueprint. The Bank of England Governor said both the UK and EU should “do all things to avoid” a

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  • British justice the best on the planet, says long-term prisoner Charles Bronson

    British justice the best on the planet, says long-term prisoner Charles Bronson

    • August 3, 2018

    By Dave Higgens, Press Association Notorious prisoner Charles Bronson praised the British justice system as the “best on the planet” as he complained about appearing in court by video-link as if he had “a part in Star Trek”. The 65-year-old appeared on a screen at Leeds Crown Court from Frankland Prison, in Co Durham, to

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