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UK POLITICS: Philip Hammond Part of Plot to Stop Britain Leaving EU: Pro-Brexit Campaign Groups

UK POLITICS: Philip Hammond Part of Plot to Stop Britain Leaving EU: Pro-Brexit Campaign Groups

“He is part of a cabal of Westminster MPs (Members of Parliament) who believe that if they can delay exit, they can overturn the wishes of the 52 percent who despite threats from the political classes drew upon the courage of their conviction at the ballot box,” said Leave. EU Chairman Arron Banks in a letter to voters in Hammond’s constituency.

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UK POLITICS: Brexit Opponent James Chapman Seeks to Form New Political Party

UK POLITICS: Brexit Opponent James Chapman Seeks to Form New Political Party

James Chapman, a former top aide to Brexit Secretary David Davis said, “Two people in the cabinet, a number of people who have been in Conservative cabinets before now – better cabinets, I might say, than the current one – and a number of shadow cabinets ministers have also been in touch. They are not saying they are going to quit their parties, but they are saying they understand that there is an enormous gap in the centre now of British politics. There is an enormous gap in the center now of British politics that could be filled by an anti-Brexit force.”

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UK POLITICS: Britain Heading Towards Brexit Disaster: William Hague Warns

UK POLITICS: Britain Heading Towards Brexit Disaster: William Hague Warns

“There is the clear potential for Brexit to become the occasion of the greatest economic, diplomatic and constitutional muddle in the modern history of the UK, with unknowable consequences for the country, the Government and the Brexit project itself,” former Conservative Party leader William Hague said.

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CANADA POLITICS: Scheer Rebukes Trudeau For ‘Mishandling’ NAFTA File

CANADA POLITICS: Scheer Rebukes Trudeau For ‘Mishandling’ NAFTA File

“I’ve always been worried about Justin Trudeau’s attitude towards trade,” said Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Will Remain PM Until 2020: Grayling Transport Minister

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Will Remain PM Until 2020: Grayling Transport Minister

When asked whether he thought May would still be PM in 2020, Grayling said, “I absolutely want her to be and I think she will be.”

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UK POLITICS: Corbyn Should Be Part of Theresa May’s Brexit Negotiation Team: Guy Verhofstadt

UK POLITICS: Corbyn Should Be Part of Theresa May’s Brexit Negotiation Team: Guy Verhofstadt

Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament (EP)’s Brexit coordinator, said losing majority in the June 8 election was a “rejection” of May’s hard Brexit plan and now the opposition should also join the negotiations.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Brushes Off Criticism to Pay C$10m Compensate to Omar Khadr Ex-Guantanamo Inmate

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Brushes Off Criticism to Pay C$10m Compensate to Omar Khadr Ex-Guantanamo Inmate

Trudeau’s Liberal government would pay Omar Khadr around C$10 million ($7.7 million) and offer a formal apology to compensate him for abuses he suffered as an inmate at the U.S. military prison in Cuba.

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UK POLITICS: Jeremy Corbyn Overtakes Theresa May as Best Choice for Prime Minister: Poll

UK POLITICS: Jeremy Corbyn Overtakes Theresa May as Best Choice for Prime Minister: Poll

This is the first time Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is ahead in a poll asking who would be the best prime minister.

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UK POLITICS: Revealed! Tory Secret Call Centre ‘May Have Broken Election Law’

UK POLITICS: Revealed! Tory Secret Call Centre ‘May Have Broken Election Law’

Tory admitted it commissioned Blue Telecoms to carry out market research and direct marketing calls during the campaign, and insisted the calls were legal.

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UK POLITICS: Downing Street Made Statement on DUP Deal in Error

UK POLITICS: Downing Street Made Statement on DUP Deal in Error

Ruth Davidson is unhappy about a deal with DUP because of it’s opposition to gay marriage and abortion and other policy clashes with Conservatives.

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UK POLITICS: Humiliated and Alone Theresa May Top Advisers Quit

UK POLITICS: Humiliated and Alone Theresa May Top Advisers Quit

Theresa May’s aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, announced on Saturday they had quit following sustained criticism of the campaign within the party.

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UK POLITICS: No Income Tax Hike for Higher Earners: Michael Fallon

UK POLITICS: No Income Tax Hike for Higher Earners: Michael Fallon

Fallon: “You’ve seen our record. We’re not in business of punishing people for getting on. On the contrary we want people to keep more of their earnings.”

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UK POLITICS: ‘Liar Liar GE2017’ Song Rejected By BBC Sparks Protest Ahead of June 8 Election (VIDEO)

UK POLITICS: ‘Liar Liar GE2017’ Song Rejected By BBC Sparks Protest Ahead of June 8 Election (VIDEO)

“Liar Liar GE2017” by Captain SKA tops Amazon’s listing for songs downloaded in Britain and stands at No.2 in Apple’s iTunes UK chart. Watch the video now.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Swings Low in Poll

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Swings Low in Poll

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: Corbyn Swings High in Poll

UK POLITICS: Corbyn Swings High in Poll

All recent polls have shown that Labour Party led by Jeremy Corbyn has made significant gains in recent weeks.

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WALES POLITICS: New Poll: Labour 44, Tories 34

WALES POLITICS: New Poll: Labour 44, Tories 34

The YouGov survey released on Monday showed a massive 16-point shift towards the Welsh Labour, putting it ahead of Tories 44 percent to 34 percent.

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UK POLITICS: 2017 Election: Theresa May Biggest Misstep

UK POLITICS: 2017 Election: Theresa May Biggest Misstep

Theresa May: “We will make sure nobody has to sell their family home to pay for care. We will make sure there’s absolute limit on what people need to pay.”

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UK POLITICS: Targeting Core Labour Voters, Theresa May Promises More Workers’ Rights

UK POLITICS: Targeting Core Labour Voters, Theresa May Promises More Workers’ Rights

“Theresa May is taking working people for fools,” said Andrew Gwynne, Labour’s campaigns and elections chairman.

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UK POLITICS: Local Election: Theresa May Conservatives Make Strong Gains

UK POLITICS: Local Election: Theresa May Conservatives Make Strong Gains

Theresa May made local votes a gauge of her leadership, and her Conservative candidates have campaigned using her campaign mantra of “strong and stable leadership”.

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UK POLITICS: EU Seeking to Affect June 8 Election Result: Theresa May Says

UK POLITICS: EU Seeking to Affect June 8 Election Result: Theresa May Says

The European Commission’s negotiating stance has hardened, threats against Britain have been issued by European politicians and officials,” May said.

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