UK and EU to enter continuous talks to resolve Brexit deadlock

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Brexit secretary Dominic Raab acknowledges final-stage negotiations need to speed up The UK and the EU have agreed to hold continuous Brexit talks after a cool encounter between lead negotiators in Brussels appeared to yield little progress. The negotiations are now entering the final stage, said Michel Barnier, the former French minister who is leading […]

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The End of the Global Housing Boom

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From London to Sydney and Beijing to New York, house prices in some of the world’s most sought-after cities are heading south. Tax changes to damp demand, values out of kilter with affordability and tougher lending standards have combined to undermine the market. That could have wider implications because the world’s wealthy have been buying […]

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Morrissey denounces halal meat as ‘evil’, and attacks May, Khan, Abbott and more

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Ex-Smiths frontman claims halal slaughter requires certification that can only be given by supporters of Isis, and throws his support behind far-right For Britain party Morrissey has made an extraordinary even by his standards series of pronouncements in halal meat production, the Islamic method of animal slaughter. He claimed that halal slaughter requires certification that […]

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Tony Blair confirms he is working to reverse Brexit

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Former PM argues claims made by leave campaign now clearly untrue and so British voters deserve second referendum Tony Blair has confirmed that he is trying to reverse Brexit, arguing that voters deserve a second referendum because the 350m per week for the NHS promise has now been exposed as untrue. In an interview with […]

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Poland Risks Being the EU’s Rogue State

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Behind the noise of Brexit negotiations, the talk in the European Union this year has been that there’s potentially a bigger problem in the east. And the prospect of another rupture looks to be increasing. Poland’s de facto leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, hand-picked his second prime minister in two years, opting last week for western-educated Finance […]

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Michael Bloomberg: Brexit is stupidest thing any country has done besides Trump

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Exclusive: Billionaire media mogul says it is hard to understand why a country doing so well wanted to ruin it Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and former mayor of New York, has said Brexit is the single stupidest thing any country has ever done apart from the election of Donald Trump as US president. […]

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Trump interview: golf, Brexit and why you don’t hear about Britain any more

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Full transcript of last weeks Wall Street Journal interview shows Trump appeared more keen to discuss golf than specifics of post-Brexit trade deal For Britain it seems to be a case of hes just not that into you. Except when it comes to golf. the full transcript was only subsequently obtained by the Politico website […]

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