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PMQs: Boris Johnson faces Jeremy Corbyn – live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs BBC licence fee: proposals to decriminalise non-payment Morgan rejects claim BBC being punished for anti-government coverage Morgan’s Q&A after BBC speech – Summary 1.33pm GMT Twice during PMQs Boris Johnson refused to promise Tory MPs that he …

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Revealed: the £12bn bill for scrapping high-speed rail link | UK news

Scrapping the HS2 rail project will cost at least £12 billion in write-offs and compensation and plunge major construction companies into financial peril, ministers are being warned. Sources close to the beleaguered scheme told the Observer that extra costs of £3bn-£4bn would be incurred even if it were scrapped immediately. £9bn has been spent already. …

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UK tour firm used by teenager in gang rape case ends trips to Ayia Napa | UK news

The UK tour operator behind the working holiday on which a British teenager was allegedly gang raped has said it will no longer send young clubbers to Ayia Napa following a week of rising anger about her treatment by Cypriot authorities. Summer Takeover said it would stop operations at the resort “in any capacity” after …

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Homeless war veteran took his life after feeling ‘lost’ when he left the Army

Tragic ex-soldier Wayne Green is the human face of a scandal that shames the ­nation this Christmas. The homeless Army veteran was found dead in a pal’s flat after a suspected suicide last month after spending over a year sofa-surfing. The 29-year-old was trying to rebuild his life after a medical discharge over mental health …

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UK general election 2019: Tories secure majority as Corbyn says he won’t lead Labour into next election – live news | Politics

There are very clear reasons why we lost North Belfast and South Belfast in relation to pan-nationalism coming together to unseat [DUP MPs] under the umbrella of remain. This election was not about that, this election was about the return of devolution and people wanting us all to get back into devolution, and that’s certainly …

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Where is my polling station and what time does it open on voting day? – The Sun

THE General Election is just hours away – so if you haven’t already make sure you know where your polling station is to cast your vote. Here’s everything you need to know about where and when to be to cast your vote. Follow our general election 2019 live blog for all the latest news and …

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Ghislaine Maxwell snapped in London on June 6 ahead of meeting with Prince Andrew at Buckingham Palace – The Sun

GHISLAINE Maxwell is pictured on June 6, the day of her summit with Andrew at Buckingham Palace. We told last month of their meeting. Ghislaine Maxwell was pictured in London on June 6 ahead of her meeting with Prince Andrew at Buckingham Palace Ghislaine Maxwell was last picture on June 9 at a yacht party …

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BBC prime ministerial debate: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn go head-to-head – live news | Politics

8.42pm GMT20:42 Q: Can you guarantee Brexit will happen next year? Q: How would Brexit make Britain better off? Corbyn explains his policy. Within three months, he will negotiate a new agreement, and then hold a referendum. As PM, Corbyn says his role would be to carry that out. No one voted to lose their …

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