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Netanyahu calls on Britain to join new sanctions against Iran

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been received at Downing Street for his first face-to-face meeting with his British counterpart.

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been received at Downing Street for his first face-to-face meeting with his British counterpart.

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The White Paper wish-list: what the UK's Brexit negotiators want

Free trade, customs, immigration, budget payments and security. Find out what the UK has on its wish-list as it prepares for divorce talks with Brussels.

Free trade, customs, immigration, budget payments and security. Find out what the UK has on its wish-list as it prepares for divorce talks with Brussels.

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UK push for Brexit clears first legislative hurdle

Members of the UK parliament have voted in favour of allowing the introduction of a bill that would let the government begin Brexit negotiations

Members of the UK parliament have voted in favour of allowing the introduction of a bill that would let the government begin Brexit negotiations

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Debating Brexit: process moves to UK parliament

MPs in the UK have begun debating the bill to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. Two days have been set aside for the second reading debate of the EU (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill.

MPs in the UK have begun debating the bill to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. Two days have been set aside for the second reading debate of the EU (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill.

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Article 50 and how to trigger Brexit

When British PM Theresa May announced she intended to trigger Article 50, she had hoped to do so without too much red tape.

When British PM Theresa May announced she intended to trigger Article 50, she had hoped to do so without too much red tape.

Europe

The Brief From Brussels: Brexit race starts

This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of all the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.

This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of all the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.

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Silkie Carlo: "this legislation treats all citizens as suspects"

Silkie Carlo is a policy officer for Liberty, the National Council for Civil Liberties in the UK. One of many NGOs campaigning against the Investigatory Powers Act. She tells Valerie Gauriat why her o

Silkie Carlo is a policy officer for Liberty, the National Council for Civil Liberties in the UK. One of many NGOs campaigning against the Investigatory Powers Act. She tells Valerie Gauriat why her o

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David Anderson: "finding the guilty and exonerating the innocent"

David Anderson is the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation in the United Kingdom. He is the author of the Bulk Powers Review, which analyses the operational case of bulk collection of data,

David Anderson is the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation in the United Kingdom. He is the author of the Bulk Powers Review, which analyses the operational case of bulk collection of data,

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Adrian Kennard: challenging surveillance

Adrian Kennard is the Director of Andrews & Arnold, a british Internet Service Provider. He tells Valerie Gauriat of the industry's concerns over the Investigatory Powers Act, it deems not only intru

Adrian Kennard is the Director of Andrews & Arnold, a british Internet Service Provider. He tells Valerie Gauriat of the industry's concerns over the Investigatory Powers Act, it deems not only intru

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Tim Dawson: IPA, a threat to journalists & sources

Tim Dawson is the President of the UK's National Union of "Journalists":http://www.pressgazette.co.uk/journalists-urged-to-voice-their-concerns-over-draft-laws-which-threaten-sources-and-photographers

Tim Dawson is the President of the UK's National Union of "Journalists":http://www.pressgazette.co.uk/journalists-urged-to-voice-their-concerns-over-draft-laws-which-threaten-sources-and-photographers

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Trump arrives at Republican retreat in Philadelphia

The meeting came as the Mexican president announced he had scrapped plans to visit the new US president next week as tensions rose over a proposed US-Mexico border wall.

The meeting came as the Mexican president announced he had scrapped plans to visit the new US president next week as tensions rose over a proposed US-Mexico border wall.

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UK Supreme Court rules parliament must trigger Brexit

“A time-wasting and costly mistake” is how some critics have described the British government’s efforts to trigger Brexit without parliamentary approval.

“A time-wasting and costly mistake” is how some critics have described the British government’s efforts to trigger Brexit without parliamentary approval.

Business

UK details industrial strategy to help post-Brexit economy

British Prime Minister Theresa May has unveiled a more interventionist industrial strategy to reinvigorate production and stimulate investment.

British Prime Minister Theresa May has unveiled a more interventionist industrial strategy to reinvigorate production and stimulate investment.

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Brexit - what now?

Ministers are reportedly pinning their hopes on a short bill or motion in parliament, narrowly focused on Article 50 and making it difficult for lawmakers to amend.

Ministers are reportedly pinning their hopes on a short bill or motion in parliament, narrowly focused on Article 50 and making it difficult for lawmakers to amend.