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Coronavirus: UK made serious mistake over border policy, say MPs

5 hours ago   |   BBC

A Commons committee said ministers were slow to recognise the risk of importing Covid-19 from Europe.
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Brexit crisis: Boris warned conceding to EU would be 'catastrophic weakness of leadership'

Brexit crisis: Boris warned conceding to EU would be 'catastrophic weakness of leadership'

12 hours ago   |   Daily Express

BORIS JOHNSON has been warned he would be guilty of a "catastrophic weakness of leadership" if the UK caves into demands from the European Union in post-Brexit trade deal...
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Brussels rejects Brexiteer's call to tear up deal amid fears UK is liable for £160 BILLION

Brussels rejects Brexiteer's call to tear up deal amid fears UK is liable for £160 BILLION

16 hours ago   |   Daily Express

BRUSSELS has rejected a senior Brexiteer's calls for the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement to be torn up.
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Russian hackers targeted Liam Fox's personal email

16 hours ago   |   BBC

A source tells the BBC documents on UK-US trade negotiations were stolen from the Tory MP's personal account.
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Eric Kaufmann: A chilling effect is taking place at British universities. An Academic Freedom Bill can change that

18 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Eric Kaufmann is Senior Fellow, Policy Exchange and Professor of Politics, Birkbeck College, University of London. Conservatives need to put as much emphasis on the drift of...
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Guy Verhofstadt wants Brussels to seize powers to manage UK's coronavirus response

Guy Verhofstadt wants Brussels to seize powers to manage UK's coronavirus response

18 hours ago   |   Daily Express

ARCH-federalist Guy Verhofstadt has called for more powers to be handed to Brussels to deal with the coronavirus crisis - including over the UK.
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Home Office drops 'racist' algorithm from visa decisions

20 hours ago   |   BBC

After a legal challenge to the automatic algorithm, the UK will "redesign" its visa process.
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Brexit panic erupts in Brussels: Details emerge on Barnier's latest bid to avoid no deal

Brexit panic erupts in Brussels: Details emerge on Barnier's latest bid to avoid no deal

22 hours ago   |   Daily Express

DETAILS are emerging on Michel Barnier's latest compromise offer to the UK, as the EU continues to give ground in Brexit negotiations as it attempts to avoid a no deal scenario.
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Ben Everitt: Our housing market is a weird spaghetti of disincentives. This must be fixed

22 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Ben Everitt is the MP for Milton Keynes North and the Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Housing Market & Housing Delivery We're bouncing back by doubling down...
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The rightwing defence of 'academic freedom' masks a McCarthyite agenda | Jonathan Portes

23 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Are rightwing academics being silenced? The Policy Exchange thinktank says they are - and it has plans for cracking down Another day, another skirmish in Britain's culture war...
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Labour civil war: Keir Starmer faces brutal vote of no confidence from...

Labour civil war: Keir Starmer faces brutal vote of no confidence from Corbyn-supporters

LABOUR leader Sir Kier Starmer has faced calls for a vote of no confidence from the Camden branch of left-wing organisation Momentum. Read more ...

Not so fast Nicola! Sturgeon warned no guarantee EU would let independent...

Not so fast Nicola! Sturgeon warned no guarantee EU would let independent Scotland join

NICOLA STURGEON is in for a nasty shock if she thinks she can seamlessly take an independent Scotland into the European Union, an think tank boss has warned. Read more ...

Brexit crisis: Boris warned conceding to EU would be 'catastrophic weakness...

Brexit crisis: Boris warned conceding to EU would be 'catastrophic weakness of leadership'

BORIS JOHNSON has been warned he would be guilty of a "catastrophic weakness of leadership" if the UK caves into demands from the European Union in post-Brexit trade deal... Read more ...

Brussels rejects Brexiteer's call to tear up deal amid fears UK is liable...

Brussels rejects Brexiteer's call to tear up deal amid fears UK is liable for £160 BILLION

BRUSSELS has rejected a senior Brexiteer's calls for the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement to be torn up. Read more ...

Sturgeon's there for the taking: Tories Ross and Davidson set out plan to...

Sturgeon's there for the taking: Tories Ross and Davidson set out plan to crush SNP

DOUGLAS Ross, the man hoping to be elected leader of the Scottish Conservatives, has outlined his plan to defeat the SNP - and claimed First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's party... Read more ...

Guy Verhofstadt wants Brussels to seize powers to manage UK's coronavirus...

Guy Verhofstadt wants Brussels to seize powers to manage UK's coronavirus response

ARCH-federalist Guy Verhofstadt has called for more powers to be handed to Brussels to deal with the coronavirus crisis - including over the UK. Read more ...

EU scandal: Top MEP under investigation over alleged expenses fiddle

EU scandal: Top MEP under investigation over alleged expenses fiddle

A SENIOR member of the European Parliament is under investigation over alleged expenses fraud, it has emerged. Read more ...

Brexit panic erupts in Brussels: Details emerge on Barnier's latest bid to...

Brexit panic erupts in Brussels: Details emerge on Barnier's latest bid to avoid no deal

DETAILS are emerging on Michel Barnier's latest compromise offer to the UK, as the EU continues to give ground in Brexit negotiations as it attempts to avoid a no deal scenario. Read more ...

Brexit POLL: Should Boris Johnson call Michel Barnier's bluff and force no...

Brexit POLL: Should Boris Johnson call Michel Barnier's bluff and force no deal? VOTE HERE

MICHEL BARNIER is confident Boris Johnson will not pursue a no deal Brexit from the EU, according to a secret conversation with a former MEP. As a result, Express.co.uk is... Read more ...

Newslinks for Tuesday 4th August 2020

Newslinks for Tuesday 4th August 2020

Johnson's go-ahead for TikTok headquarters divides Tories “Boris Johnson has given the go-ahead to allow TikTok, the Chinese video sharing app, to set up its international... Read more ...