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In full: Nicola Sturgeon interview with Laura Kuenssberg on Brexit

[ad_1] SNP chief Nicola Sturgeon says she desires to type a "coalition of opposition" to Theresa Could's Brexit plans with Labour and different events, forward of a vote of MPs at Westminster.Scotland's First Minister tells the BBC's Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg she has held "exploratory" talks with Jeremy Corbyn and, in a separate assembly, with different opposition celebration leaders.She says she desires to make sure that a no-deal Brexit isn't
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Work with Plaid and SNP on Brexit, Price urges Labour

[ad_1] Picture caption Adam Value says "the least worst choice if there's to be a Brexit is single market membership" Labour ought to attempt to agree a substitute for Theresa Could's Brexit plan with different opposition events, Plaid Cymru's chief has stated.Adam Value spoke as doubts proceed over whether or not MPs will again the prime minister on the EU withdrawal deal. Opposition MPs ought to see if "we truly
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What to look for in Brexit declaration?

[ad_1] Picture copyright Getty Pictures Picture caption Gatwick airport: Brexit's impression shall be felt at UK borders The EU and UK are poised to finish the doc that can spell out the form of their future post-Brexit relationship and pave the best way for a commerce deal. The Political Declaration on the longer term framework will sit alongside the Withdrawal Settlement that settles the phrases of the UK's departure, however
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Brexit deal: Business groups hit back at DUP’s Wilson

[ad_1] Picture caption East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson criticised enterprise and farming teams DUP MP Sammy Wilson has been accused of "greedy at straws" after criticising NI enterprise and farming leaders over the draft Brexit deal.In an article in the News Letter, Mr Wilson mentioned teams who've backed the deal had been "dancing to the federal government's tune"."These teams are the puppets of the Northern Eire Workplace," he mentioned.However Richard
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Labour’s Jenny Rathbone suspended over Jewish comments

[ad_1] Picture caption Jenny Rathbone had apologised for the remarks A Labour AM criticised for making "extraordinarily offensive" remarks about Jewish folks has been suspended from her celebration within the meeting.In a recording that emerged final week Jenny Rathbone instructed Jewish folks's safety fears could possibly be "in their very own heads".Ms Rathbone, who's suspended pending a Labour probe, has apologised."I hope the matter will be resolved as quickly as
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Brexit: Backlash over May’s EU nationals ‘queue jumping’ vow

[ad_1] Picture copyright Getty Pictures Theresa Could is going through a backlash after she mentioned EU staff would not be capable to "bounce the queue" after Brexit.SNP chief Nicola Sturgeon mentioned the PM's phrases had been "disgraceful" and EU residents residing within the UK mentioned they might gasoline hate crimes in opposition to them.The feedback got here in a speech to enterprise leaders on Monday, during which she vowed to
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Sturgeon in London for Brexit talks with PM and opposition leaders

[ad_1] Picture copyright Getty Photos Nicola Sturgeon is because of meet Theresa Might and Westminster opposition leaders later to debate Brexit. Talking forward of the London go to, the primary minister stated her intention was to debate a "workable different" to Mrs Might's proposed settlement. The prime minister has insisted the draft settlement is the one reasonable probability of avoiding a no-deal Brexit. Ms Sturgeon has already stated SNP MPs
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DUP abstain on government Finance Bill votes

[ad_1] Picture copyright Reuters Picture caption The deal is completed - DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson and Tory Chief Whip Gavin Williamson signed on the dotted line in June The DUP have abstained on plenty of amendments to the federal government's Finance Invoice. The occasion additionally supported an modification proposed by the Labour Celebration.The talk on the Finance Invoice is because of final all through Monday night and into Tuesday, with
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Jeremy Corbyn tells CBI business must act for ‘common good’

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported in your system Media captionJeremy Corbyn says the federal government should "change course or stand apart and let an election happen."Labour isn't planning a "warfare on enterprise", Jeremy Corbyn has insisted, as he advised the CBI Brexit needs to be a catalyst for financial transformation.He defended plans to provide staff shares of their corporations, saying regardless of the "frenzied response" in some quarters, it might