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George Osborne calls for HS3 rail line for northern England



News August 22, 2017


Writing in the Financial Times, the former chancellor proposes the train line would connect the west and east coasts from Liverpool to Hull, intersecting with the northern branch of the HS2 line which is due to begin construction ...

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UK seeks closer cross-border collaboration post-Brexit



News August 22, 2017


The new proposals will provide a framework for cross-border legal disputes after Britain's withdrawal from the European Union in March 2019.A set of rules will make clear which country's courts will hear a case, which country's la...

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May facing scrutiny over Brexit trade efforts as Japan ‎trip looms



News August 21, 2017


Sky News has learnt that the Prime Minister wants to restrict the size of the business delegation that will join her trip to the world's third-biggest economy later this month.She is also said to be keen to avoid what a person clo...

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UK pushes EU to talk post-Brexit trade as it releases new position papers



News August 21, 2017


The first calls for goods already on the market to be allowed to remain on sale in the UK and EU without additional requirements or restrictions, with the same principle applying to services relating to these goods.Any agreement s...

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Big Ben's bongs fall silent amid renovations ding dong



News August 21, 2017


A large crowd of MPs, parliamentary workers, members of the public and tourists clapped and cheered as the Great Bell chimed at noon, before being halted to allow the work get under way.Labour MP Stephen Pound said it was a "despe...

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