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O’Hooley and Tidow – Astor Theatre, Deal Live Review

From the West of Yorkshire to the South-East of Kent, O’Hooley and Tidow once again journeyed to bring their particular blend of characterful folk to the people of Deal. In the century old Astor Theatre, the Huddersfield duo of Belinda O’Hooley and Heidi Tidow took to the community theatre stage in the town with a rich connection to, and arguably …

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Brexit: May to try to persuade MPs for third time to back deal

Image copyright EPA Prime Minister Theresa May will try to persuade MPs for a third time to back her Brexit deal over the coming days. The Commons will vote on her withdrawal agreement by 20 March, after previously rejecting it by 230 and then 149 votes. On Thursday, MPs voted to ask the EU to delay Brexit beyond the current …

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Brexit: Plan for Irish border if no deal to be published

Image copyright AFP Image caption MPs will now get a vote on whether the UK should leave without a deal on 29 March and, if that fails, one on whether Brexit should be delayed Details of how the UK will manage its border with Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit will be published on Wednesday, Theresa May has …

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Brexit deal: How did my MP vote?

Theresa May’s revised Brexit deal has been defeated in the House of Commons as MPs voted against it by 391 to 242, despite last minute assurances over the Irish backstop. To find out how your MP voted use the look-up below. Please upgrade your browser to view this interactive Seat vacant Click here if you cannot see the look-up. Data …

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Brexit: MPs reject Theresa May’s deal by 149 votes

Prime Minister Theresa May’s EU withdrawal deal has been rejected by MPs for a second time, throwing her Brexit strategy into further confusion. MPs voted down her deal by 391 to 242 – a smaller defeat than when they rejected it in January. The PM said MPs will now get a vote on whether the UK should leave without a …

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Brexit deal: What do the documents say?

Image copyright Getty Images Theresa May presented what she said was an “improved deal” for Brexit, in the hope of convincing MPs to back it. Following the prime minister’s last-ditch visit to Strasbourg, the government published three documents: A “joint legally binding instrument” on the withdrawal agreement A joint statement about the UK and EU’s future relationship A “unilateral declaration” …

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Pound falls sharply on Brexit deal advice

Image copyright Getty Images The pound sank after the government’s senior law officer said the legal risk of the UK being tied to EU rules after Brexit “remains unchanged”. Currency traders fear that the attorney general’s advice means Theresa May’s revised Brexit deal is less likely to be accepted by pro-Brexit MPs. According to Geoffrey Cox, the UK may not …

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Brexit deal: What has changed?

Image copyright Getty Images So has anything changed? Yes, and no. The statement issued by the UK and the EU (known officially as a joint interpretive instrument) gives added legal reassurance that both sides intend that the backstop plan for the Irish border, if it ever needs to be used, would be only a temporary measure. But the EU has …

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News Daily: Brexit deal ‘breakthrough’ and Singapore Boeing ban

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign up here Time to vote Image copyright EPA Theresa May says she has secured “legally binding” changes to her Brexit deal after last-minute talks. Late on Monday night, she and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker sat side by side. Their main message? Britain has a second chance, but will not …

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US ‘warns Germany a Huawei deal could hurt intelligence sharing’

Image copyright Getty Images The US has told Germany it would curb intelligence sharing with Berlin if it allows Huawei to participate in its 5G mobile network. The warning came in a recent letter from the US ambassador to Germany seen by the Wall Street Journal. The US has been lobbying its allies to boycott Huawei due to national security …

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