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Ex-MI6 chief: Brexit means more spending to retain UK influence



News October 19, 2017


Sir John Sawers, who oversaw MI6 as spymaster "C" between 2009 and 2014, claimed the "default outcome" of Brexit is that the UK is "poorer and weaker" and will diminish the country's role in the world.The ex-civil servant also com...

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Tory MPs angry at Government 'tyranny' over Universal Credit vote



News October 19, 2017


Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom faced irritation from senior Conservatives after they were given a three-line whip to abstain on Wednesday night's Labour motion calling for a pause in the roll-out of Universal Credit...

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Goldman boss signals Brexit shift to Frankfurt in tweet



News October 19, 2017


The chief executive of Goldman Sachs - America's fifth-largest bank by market value - took aim at London following a series of meetings in Frankfurt, tweeting: "Great meetings, great weather, really enjoyed it. Good, because I'll ...

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Jeremy Corbyn refuses to say he would honour Brexit deal struck by Theresa May



News October 19, 2017


He also defended dismissing "no deal" as a viable outcome to the Brexit negotiation, saying it would be "catastrophic for manufacturing".He told Sky News: "It depends what the deal is and what is achieved, if it was before 2019 th...

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Bill Clinton meets Theresa May for Northern Ireland crisis talks



News October 19, 2017


He smiled and waved at photographers before the nearly hour-long meeting, pausing to shake hands with a policeman outside Number 10.He and Mrs May were expected to talk about a deadlock between Sinn Fein and the DUP, which has lef...

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