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UK POLITICS: 500,000 Children Born or Raised in UK Will Not Gain Automatic British Citizenship After Brexit

UK POLITICS: 500,000 Children Born or Raised in UK Will Not Gain Automatic British Citizenship After Brexit 0

Citizenship requires passing a ‘Life in UK Test’ for aged 18-65, giving fingerprints, taking English exam, submitting to judgement of ‘good character’.

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UK POLITICS: 20 Years After Working as NHS Doctor Andra Moving Back to France Because of Brexit Abuse

UK POLITICS: 20 Years After Working as NHS Doctor Andra Moving Back to France Because of Brexit Abuse 0

“Now we are planning to move back to France because my husband and I are emotional wrecks one year of worrying. We can’t listen to news,” Andra said.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Fair’ or Vague’? EU Sizes Up Theresa May’s Brexit Rights Offer

UK POLITICS: ‘Fair’ or Vague’? EU Sizes Up Theresa May’s Brexit Rights Offer 0

“I reassure all EU citizens who have made their lives and homes in UK, that no one will have to leave. We won’t be seeing families split apart,” Theresa May.

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UK POLITICS: Brexit: UK May Yet Stay in EU: ‘Dreamer’ Donald Tusk Says With Quote From John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Lyrics

UK POLITICS: Brexit: UK May Yet Stay in EU: ‘Dreamer’ Donald Tusk Says With Quote From John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Lyrics 0

European Council President Donald Tusk has quoted lyrics from John Lennon’s Imagine to suggest the door remains open to the UK staying in the EU.

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UK POLITICS: Brexit: Japanese Bank Nomura Picks Frankfurt as Headquarters After UK Leaves EU

UK POLITICS: Brexit: Japanese Bank Nomura Picks Frankfurt as Headquarters After UK Leaves EU 0

It comes despite Prime Minister Theresa May’s loss of a majority in elections this month, which made it more likely the UK will seek a softer Brexit deal that would reduce the impact on its financial services industry.

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UK POLITICS: UK Will Leave EU Customs Union, Single Market: Philip Hammond

UK POLITICS: UK Will Leave EU Customs Union, Single Market: Philip Hammond 0

“We’re leaving the EU, and because we’re leaving the EU we will be leaving the single market and, by the way, we’ll be leaving the customs union,” Hammond.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Moment of Truth Fast Approaching’: Soros Warns on Brexit

UK POLITICS: ‘Moment of Truth Fast Approaching’: Soros Warns on Brexit 0

George Soros said Britain was approaching a tipping point that would see the economy slow to such an extent that Brexit might even be reversed.

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UK POLITICS: Ireland – Theresa May’s New Brexit Blunder

UK POLITICS: Ireland – Theresa May’s New Brexit Blunder 0

If the Brexit negotiations fail and the UK crashes out of the EU with no deal, Theresa May will have made her worst blunder of all.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Scrambles for Deal to Stay in Power as Brexit Talks Loom

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Scrambles for Deal to Stay in Power as Brexit Talks Loom 0

May’s future was uncertain, darkened by her botched gamble on a snap election and muted response to a deadly fire in London.

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UK POLITICS: EU to Theresa May: Pay Up, Make Nice If You Want ‘Soft Brexit’

UK POLITICS: EU to Theresa May: Pay Up, Make Nice If You Want ‘Soft Brexit’ 0

The other 27, including lead powers Germany and France, want to dissuade others from emulating Britain and so insist that any Brexit deal must be less advantageous than full membership.

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UK POLITICS: Workers Suffering from Tight Squeeze in Their Spending Power, Raising Pressure on Theresa May

UK POLITICS: Workers Suffering from Tight Squeeze in Their Spending Power, Raising Pressure on Theresa May 0

Hammond’s predecessor as Chancellor, George Osborne, said on Tuesday that the government’s problems would “get a whole lot worse if it ditches fiscal responsibility.”

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UK POLITICS: Strong and Stable to Weak and Unstable: Theresa May Clinging to Power and Backlash from Conservative MPs

UK POLITICS: Strong and Stable to Weak and Unstable: Theresa May Clinging to Power and Backlash from Conservative MPs 0

Conservative MP, Heidi Allen, predicted she would be gone in six months. Other Conservative MPs are taking soundings about removing Mrs May in the autumn.

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UK POLITICS: How Theresa May’s Failed Election Gamble Changes Brexit

UK POLITICS: How Theresa May’s Failed Election Gamble Changes Brexit 0

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s failed gamble on a snap election throws Brexit – and the formal Brexit talks – into uncharted waters.

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UK POLITICS: The Sun Papers to Voters: Ditch Corbyn, Vote for Theresa May

UK POLITICS: The Sun Papers to Voters: Ditch Corbyn, Vote for Theresa May 0

“The Tories (Conservatives) alone are committed to seeing Brexit through in full,” the Sun wrote in a full-page editorial in its Wednesday edition, adding that UKIP no longer served any purpose.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Swings Low in Poll

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Swings Low in Poll 0

Failure to win the June 8 election with a large majority would weaken Theresa May just as formal Brexit talks are due to begin while the loss of her majority in parliament would pitch British politics into turmoil.

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UK POLITICS: Projection: Theresa May Could Lose Majority in June 8 Election: YouGov

UK POLITICS: Projection: Theresa May Could Lose Majority in June 8 Election: YouGov 0

Labour Party could win 257 seats, up from 232 seats in 2015, YouGov said. Scottish National Party and Northern Irish parties, could win 83 seats.

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IRELAND POLITICS: Irish Voters Want Tougher Stance on Brexit Talks: Poll

IRELAND POLITICS: Irish Voters Want Tougher Stance on Brexit Talks: Poll 0

Voters also want to see a closer-knit Europe after Britain leaves the Union, with 67% of respondents saying that they want to see further EU integration once a Brexit deal has been agreed.

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UK POLITICS: £350m for NHS After Brexit Pledge is in Conservative Manifesto: Boris Johnson Falsely Claims

UK POLITICS: £350m for NHS After Brexit Pledge is in Conservative Manifesto: Boris Johnson Falsely Claims 0

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has falsely claimed. “It is actually. It is. Theresa May, she said at the launch of our manifesto.”

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UK POLITICS: ‘Destroy Labour, We Are Not Allowed to Crow’: Conservative Lawmaker Says

UK POLITICS: ‘Destroy Labour, We Are Not Allowed to Crow’: Conservative Lawmaker Says 0

Conservatives say, would hand Theresa May the kind of commanding victory she needs to strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the EU.

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UK POLITICS: Corbyn Launches ‘Radical, Responsible’ Labour Party Election Manifesto

UK POLITICS: Corbyn Launches ‘Radical, Responsible’ Labour Party Election Manifesto 0

“It’s a program that will reverse our national priorities to put the interests of the many first. It will change our country, while managing within our means,” Corbyn said at the launch event in Bradford.

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