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Brexit Britain: from beacon of justice to law-breaking state | Letters
Letters: Simon Case’s view that breaking international law doesn’t breach the ministerial code leads Robert Green to question the praise lavished on the new cabinet secretary, while Nicholas Vosper looks back at Suella Braverman’s statement that the UK does not break its promises. Plus letters from Prof Rob Merkin, Alec Reid, Chris Arrowsmith and Mark Fielding

Letters

16, Sep, 2020 @4:56 PM

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Dominic Cummings: Met refuses to look into reports of second Durham trip
Force declines to examine lockdown allegations, saying it will not investigate Covid breaches retrospectively

Matthew Weaver

16, Sep, 2020 @3:26 PM

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Tameside hospital Covid deaths are 'canary in the mine'
Rise in mortalities indicate consequences of lack of test and trace, says public health chief

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

16, Sep, 2020 @2:21 PM

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'Alternative to Irish backstop' consultant in line for £200m contract
Exclusive: Shanker Singham was one of key experts involved in non-government Alternative Arrangements Commission

Lisa O'Carroll

16, Sep, 2020 @1:46 PM

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Plans to record pregnant women's alcohol consumption in England criticised
Pregnancy charities suggest the guideline could fall foul of data protection regulations

Natalie Grover

16, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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'Rule of six': Priti Patel's neighbours unimpressed by her shopping lawbreakers
Home secretary said she would inform the police if her neighbours flouted Covid rules

Kevin Rawlinson

15, Sep, 2020 @6:27 PM

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UK coronavirus: 3,105 new cases amid rise in hospital admissions and patients on ventilators - as it happened
News updates: UK records rise in cases in 24 hours; more people need hospital treatment; Hancock says testing shortage will take weeks to fix

Andrew Sparrow

15, Sep, 2020 @5:27 PM

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Brexit: Johnson seeks to calm MPs before next showdown over bill
Intervention by PM raises expectations of a deal with backbenchers over legislation

Jessica Elgot and Peter Walker

15, Sep, 2020 @5:03 PM

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MPs try to talk Matt Hancock down from the heights of delusion | John Crace
Health secretary is so near the edge that he cannot take responsibility for anything that happens on his watch

John Crace

15, Sep, 2020 @4:24 PM

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Cummings seen with letter on 1980s US military reorganisation
Letter by Bernard Shriever urged Ronald Reagan to fund weapons technology

Peter Walker Political correspondent

15, Sep, 2020 @4:15 PM

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Alex Salmond known for 'bullying' behaviour, says Scotland's ex-chief civil servant
Sir Peter Housden tells MSPs there were no ‘egregious’ incidents that needed formal investigation

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

15, Sep, 2020 @3:07 PM

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Matt Hancock is losing control of Covid-19 in UK, says Labour
‘Operational challenges’ after surge in demand for testing could take weeks to resolve, health secretary tells MPs

Simon Murphy and Heather Stewart

15, Sep, 2020 @1:31 PM

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