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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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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.

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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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Boris Johnson defiant in Saudi Arabia

The UK's foreign secretary has reiterated his country's close ties with Riyadh, days after making comments widely interpreted as critical of the conservative Gulf state.

The UK's foreign secretary has reiterated his country's close ties with Riyadh, days after making comments widely interpreted as critical of the conservative Gulf state.

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UK voters reject ''hard Brexit'' in shock Lib Dem by-election victory

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative government suffered a shock election result Friday losing a London constituency in what is being described as a protest against the UK leaving the European

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative government suffered a shock election result Friday losing a London constituency in what is being described as a protest against the UK leaving the European

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Post-truth era

Economic stagnation and the emergence of populist politics.

Economic stagnation and the emergence of populist politics.

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US-UK relations : May playing second fiddle to Farage?

UK PM to visit US in a bid to develop ties with the Trump administration after the President-elect suggested making Farage an Ambassador

UK PM to visit US in a bid to develop ties with the Trump administration after the President-elect suggested making Farage an Ambassador

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British government has no Brexit plan, leaked memo claims

Britain has no overall Brexit plan and a blueprint for leaving the EU might not be agreed for six months, a leaked memo suggests.

Britain has no overall Brexit plan and a blueprint for leaving the EU might not be agreed for six months, a leaked memo suggests.

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Is this the end for Brexit?

The UK is entering a period of political uncertainty prompted by plans for negotiating a Brexit, or British exit from the European Union.

The UK is entering a period of political uncertainty prompted by plans for negotiating a Brexit, or British exit from the European Union.

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Brexit battle: What next in the messy divorce proceedings?

UK prime minister Theresa May has told EU leaders that she is confident a court ruling – which threatens to delay Britain’s exit from the bloc – will be…

UK prime minister Theresa May has told EU leaders that she is confident a court ruling – which threatens to delay Britain’s exit from the bloc – will be…

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The day the Brexit hit the fan

A court ruling in London has thrown Theresa May's plans for Brexit into disarray - by saying parliament must approve the move to trigger Article 50.

A court ruling in London has thrown Theresa May's plans for Brexit into disarray - by saying parliament must approve the move to trigger Article 50.

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French police to probe alleged UKIP scuffle

French police will now investigate an alleged scuffle between two members of the UK Independence Party in the European Parliament building in Strasbourg.

French police will now investigate an alleged scuffle between two members of the UK Independence Party in the European Parliament building in Strasbourg.

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Food and insults fly across the Brexit table

Attitudes are hardening ahead of eventual negotiations to take the UK out of the EU, while the pre-talks void is being filled with mud-slinging - and satire.

Attitudes are hardening ahead of eventual negotiations to take the UK out of the EU, while the pre-talks void is being filled with mud-slinging - and satire.

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UK: Conservative Party holds on to David Cameron's vacant seat in parliament

The Conservative Party in the UK has held on to former Prime Minister David Cameron’s place in parliament, winning the by-election for the vacant Witney seat.

The Conservative Party in the UK has held on to former Prime Minister David Cameron’s place in parliament, winning the by-election for the vacant Witney seat.