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Theresa May outlines UK Brexit plans in long-awaited speech

The UK Prime Minister says that a Brexit deal will have to pass a parliamentary vote but that Britain will leave the single market.

The UK Prime Minister says that a Brexit deal will have to pass a parliamentary vote but that Britain will leave the single market.

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Brexit linked weaker pound boosts UK inflation to 1.6%

Inflation in Britain rose strongly in December as the Brexit vote caused the pound to weaken pushing up the cost of imported raw materials.

Inflation in Britain rose strongly in December as the Brexit vote caused the pound to weaken pushing up the cost of imported raw materials.

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Sterling surges after Brexit speech

Theresa May's announcement that the UK will leave the single market in what is widely being seen as a "hard Brexit" has already had an impact on the financial markets.

Theresa May's announcement that the UK will leave the single market in what is widely being seen as a "hard Brexit" has already had an impact on the financial markets.

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May's Brexit: Europe responds

Theresa May's announcement that the UK will leave the single market in what is widely being seen as a "hard Brexit" is already having an impact.

Theresa May's announcement that the UK will leave the single market in what is widely being seen as a "hard Brexit" is already having an impact.

Business

British American Tobacco to merge with Reynolds

British American Tobacco takeover of US firm Reynolds will create the world's biggest listed tobacco company, overtaking Philip Morris International.

British American Tobacco takeover of US firm Reynolds will create the world's biggest listed tobacco company, overtaking Philip Morris International.

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No soft Brexit for the UK

The UK is to leave the single market when it exits the European Union says Prime Minister Theresa May, confirming that a "hard Brexit" is on the cards.

The UK is to leave the single market when it exits the European Union says Prime Minister Theresa May, confirming that a "hard Brexit" is on the cards.

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Brexit - a sneak preview of what May will say

The UK prime minister is giving a hotly-anticipated speech in London to set out 12 priorities for the upcoming Brexit negotiations.

The UK prime minister is giving a hotly-anticipated speech in London to set out 12 priorities for the upcoming Brexit negotiations.

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Is Blue Monday really the most depressing day of the year?

Just days after Friday 13 sent superstitious people into a spin, ‘Blue Monday’ was upon us with January 16 promising to be the most depressing day of the year for…

Just days after Friday 13 sent superstitious people into a spin, ‘Blue Monday’ was upon us with January 16 promising to be the most depressing day of the year for…

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Brexit: May reveals her plan

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will give more concrete details about her plans for the country’s exit from the European Union in a hotly-anticipated speech on Tuesday.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will give more concrete details about her plans for the country’s exit from the European Union in a hotly-anticipated speech on Tuesday.

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Photographer Lord Snowdon dies aged 86

Lord Snowdon, the photographer, film-maker and former husband of the late Princess Margaret, has died aged 86.

Lord Snowdon, the photographer, film-maker and former husband of the late Princess Margaret, has died aged 86.

Business

Weak pound boosts FTSE 100 to new record high

Friday was another standout day for Britain's top share index, taking it to an all-time high after its 14th consecutive daily gain.

Friday was another standout day for Britain's top share index, taking it to an all-time high after its 14th consecutive daily gain.

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UK retailer celebrate Christmas, but worry about 2017

British retailers mostly report strong sales over the crucial end-of-year holiday period but are not sure if this heralds a recovery.

British retailers mostly report strong sales over the crucial end-of-year holiday period but are not sure if this heralds a recovery.

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23 new suspects in Hillsborough case

23 files on people and organisations involved in the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster have been passed to the UK’s prosecution service.

23 files on people and organisations involved in the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster have been passed to the UK’s prosecution service.

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Shot of the day

Most people celebrate the new year with a party or a resolution but for one English pool and snooker club it was by pulling off one of the most elaborate trickshots caught on…

Most people celebrate the new year with a party or a resolution but for one English pool and snooker club it was by pulling off one of the most elaborate trickshots caught on…

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La La Land lands 11 BAFTA nominations

Fresh from its sweeping success at the Golden Globes, Damien Chazelle’s La La Land is topping the board in this year’s British Academy Award nominations.

Fresh from its sweeping success at the Golden Globes, Damien Chazelle’s La La Land is topping the board in this year’s British Academy Award nominations.

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Instability in Northern Ireland as deputy first minister resigns

Northern Ireland’s deputy first minister Martin McGuinness has resigned from office in protest over his power-sharing partner’s handling of a botched energy…

Northern Ireland’s deputy first minister Martin McGuinness has resigned from office in protest over his power-sharing partner’s handling of a botched energy…

Sport

2017 begins with a bang for Tottenham Hotspur

The Corner greets 2017 with a shock for Chelsea, and the continent's clubs back in action after the break. Plus our predictions for next weekend's standout games.

The Corner greets 2017 with a shock for Chelsea, and the continent's clubs back in action after the break. Plus our predictions for next weekend's standout games.