• Non-EU net migration up while EU figure continues to fall

    Non-EU net migration up while EU figure continues to fall

    • November 29, 2018

    By Hayden Smith, Press Association Home Affairs Correspondent Net migration to the UK from outside the European Union has hit its highest level in 14 years – but the figure from within the EU continues to show a post-Brexit vote fall. Nearly a quarter of a million more non-EU nationals arrived to live in the

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  • Government paper lays bare impact of no-deal Brexit on security cooperation

    Government paper lays bare impact of no-deal Brexit on security cooperation

    • November 29, 2018

    Britain will lose access to EU databases used by police to track terrorists and criminals in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to an official analysis. The paper provides the most detailed Government assessment to date of the potential impact on security and law enforcement ties if no agreement is struck. UK agencies would

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  • Europe to become ‘climate neutral’ by 2050

    Europe to become ‘climate neutral’ by 2050

    • November 28, 2018

    By Emily Beament, Press Association Environment Correspondent Europe is aiming to become the world’s first major “climate neutral” economy by 2050, the European Commission has announced. Achieving “climate neutrality” means cutting emissions to zero overall with measures such as switching to renewable power and electric vehicles, energy efficiency, and planting trees and using technology to

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  • Scots will not allow May to ‘rob them of rights as EU citizens’, warns SNP

    Scots will not allow May to ‘rob them of rights as EU citizens’, warns SNP

    • November 28, 2018

    By Dan O’Donoghue, Press Association Political Staff Scots will not allow Theresa May to “rob them of their rights as EU citizens”, the SNP has said. The party’s Westminster leader Ian Blackford blasted the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal in the Commons, telling MPs it would “leave people poorer than the status quo”. Mrs May had

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  • Airbus says UK investments could be unlocked if Brexit agreement is passed

    Airbus says UK investments could be unlocked if Brexit agreement is passed

    • November 28, 2018

    By Neil Lancefield, Press Association Transport Correspondent The UK boss of European plane manufacturer Airbus has said its investments in the UK could be unlocked if Theresa May’s deal with Brussels is passed. Katherine Bennett told the Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee that the company has been in a “holding pattern” with “nothing

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  • Britain will be worse off under every Brexit option, government analysis finds

    Britain will be worse off under every Brexit option, government analysis finds

    • November 28, 2018

    By Andrew Woodcock and Alain Tolhurst, Press Association Political Staff Withdrawal from the European Union under the Government’s plans could cut the UK’s GDP by up to 3.9% over the next 15 years, according to new official figures. But leaving without a deal could deliver a 9.3% hit to GDP over the same period, said

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