Politics

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Dissatisfied Tory MPs flock to ERG-inspired pressure groups
Backbenchers aim to steer PM on issues such as lockdown policy and ‘the woke agenda’

Archie Bland and Jessica Elgot

11, Nov, 2020 @7:31 PM

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Government review urges major overhaul of capital gains tax
Report commissioned by Rishi Sunak recommends tax raid that could raise up to £14bn

Richard Partington and Patrick Collinson

11, Nov, 2020 @7:28 PM

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Emma Thompson backs launch of UK political fund for women
Activate Collective will aim to help women from all backgrounds enter politics

Alexandra Topping

11, Nov, 2020 @6:28 PM

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UK coronavirus: nearly 600 new deaths in Britain; Manchester appears to have passed second peak - as it happened
Latest updates: figures mean official UK toll exceeds 50,000; Manchester infection rate fell week on week for first time since 21 Augusts

Andrew Sparrow

11, Nov, 2020 @6:17 PM

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PMQs truce proves brief as Starmer goes on PR offensive | John Crace
Labour leader attacks huge sums spent on public relations as Boris simply tries to limit damage

John Crace

11, Nov, 2020 @5:29 PM

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Brexit uncertainty may cause sugar shortages in Northern Ireland, warns firm
Tate & Lyle Sugars is warning supermarkets of sugar and syrup supply issues next year

Julia Kollewe

11, Nov, 2020 @4:01 PM

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UK government must condemn Trump denial of defeat, says Labour
US president’s stance poses danger to democracy, says Keir Starmer spokesperson

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

11, Nov, 2020 @3:37 PM

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Harry Dunn death: family begins court case against Foreign Office
Family says FCDO acted unlawfully in granting Anne Sacoolas diplomatic immunity

Patrick Wintour

11, Nov, 2020 @12:11 PM

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EU summit on 19 November seen as deadline for draft Brexit deal
‘If there isn’t good news by then ... time is up,’ says senior EU diplomat

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

11, Nov, 2020 @11:41 AM

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Inquiry raises concerns over how £3.6bn towns fund was distributed
Watchdog says process was ‘not impartial’ and decisions were ‘politically motivated’

Rajeev Syal

11, Nov, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Boris Johnson phones to congratulate Joe Biden and discuss 'close' relationship
Prime minister tweets that US and UK share priorities on climate crisis and Covid

Jessica Elgot, Julian Borger and Patrick Wintour

10, Nov, 2020 @9:17 PM

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UK trade department faces race to get £80bn of trade agreements ratified
Deals to ensure UK can go on trading with non-EU countries after Brexit transition must be laid before MPs by Wednesday

Heather Stewart and Peter Walker

10, Nov, 2020 @8:08 PM

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