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Macron says 'special' UK deal possible

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPresident Macron: “You can’t have full access to the single market if you don’t tick the box” French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested the UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit. But he warned that Britain would not have full access to […]

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Theresa May to meet Donald Trump in Davos

Image copyright EPA Prime Minister Theresa May and President Donald Trump will meet at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week, Downing Street has confirmed. It comes after Mr Trump cancelled plans to open the new $1bn (£720m) US Embassy in London next month. The White House said Mr Trump “looks forward” to strengthening […]

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Farage: Assange meeting claims 'are nonsense'

Image copyright Reuters Nigel Farage has dismissed as “conspiratorial nonsense” claims made to a US committee that he had more than one meeting with Julian Assange. The former UKIP leader was seen leaving the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where Mr Assange is living, in March 2017. But the House Intelligence Committee has released testimony containing […]

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Momentum Barbara Ntumy on Corbyn's 'exciting new vision'

Taking to the potter’s wheel, Momentum Barbara Ntumy looks at Jeremy Corbyn’s “exciting new vision”. She said this week’s election to the party’s National Executive Committee showed party members had backed the leader’s agenda. In a personal film for This Week, she spoke of the “wheel coming off the failed capitalist model” with the collapse […]

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Irish message on Brexit and EU's future

Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar led a debate on the future of Europe with MEPs in Strasbourg this week – one without the UK in the EU. BBC Europe correspondent Adam Fleming looks at Brexit messages in the Irish PM’s speech. Watch more clips from the Daily Politics and see programme twitter account Source link

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Smiling Macron and May pose for selfie

Image copyright Emmanuel Macron Theresa May illustrated her new “entente chaleureuse” with Emmanuel Macron by tweeting a smiling “selfie” with the French president. The two leaders finished their summit with an evening reception at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum on Thursday. It looks like Mr Macron took the selfie with Mrs May with V&A guests. […]

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Mogg rule?

Image copyright UK Parliament Image caption The last two chairs of the group, including Suella Fernandes, are now Brexit ministers Described last September by its then-chair Suella Fernandes as “a group of MPs who are supporting the government to deliver a Brexit which works for everybody”, the European Research Group (ERG) has been around for […]