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The nature of Brexit will ultimately be decided by the governments of the 27 remaining EU nations and the UK. But the figures who negotiate the detail of the deal will be hugely important. Many would argue that Germany’s Angela Merkel and the UK’s Theresa May are the two most important people in the Brexit […]

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James Brokenshire to make Commons statement on Stormont

Image caption James Brokenshire will make a full statement at Westminster on Tuesday Secretary of State James Brokenshire will make a statement to the House of Commons later on the collapse of the inter-party talks at Stormont. Mr Brokenshire said there was a short window of opportunity for the politicians to resolve their differences. Issues […]

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Brexit Question Time: Davis, Salmond and Clegg on panel

Image caption David Dimbleby will chair Monday’s debate Brexit Secretary David Davis and other leading politicians will be questioned by the public later in a special live edition of the BBC’s Question Time. The Britain after Brexit debate will be broadcast on BBC One from 20:30 BST. Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond and ex-Lib […]

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Flawed nuclear tender sees £100m payout to firms

Image copyright Getty Images Two firms who lost out on decommissioning 12 nuclear sites will get £97.5m compensation. A subsidiary of the infrastructure giant Babcock won the £6.1bn contract to clean up the sites in 2014. But last year, the High Court ruled that the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) had wrongly decided the outcome of […]

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Matthew Price

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Every time we fill in a form online we transfer data about ourselves The rules that govern how our personal data can be used, where it can be stored, and who can see it, are, at the moment, written by the European Union but what will happen when we […]