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London Evening Standard  - London Dots profile
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35 minutes ago
MPs last night backed an amendment that allows them to take control of Commons business and stage a series of "indicative" votes on the way forward on Brexit. Here are the different options that MPs will vote on tomorrow:  Common Market 2.0 AKA the Norway-Plus model, it means a soft Brexit and a close economic relationship with the EU, staying in the EEA, keeping the single market and the “plus” of staying in the border-free customs union.» more
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2 hours ago
KIDS who are at risk from knife crime should get fitter so they can RUN AWAY and fight back against thugs who want to stab them, an MP has suggested. In a bizarre outburst Tory MP Christopher Chope has suggested youngsters at risk of knife crime protect themselves by doing more exercise like judo and […]» more
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2 hours ago
An Irishman living in the UK who was passed a note saying 'You lost, get over it' by a stranger blames Brexit on an increase of abuse he has received.
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3 hours ago
Ministers say they won’t be binding – but that doesn’t mean they won’t have political force.
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3 hours ago
A fresh call was made today to legalise cannabis sales in the UK to try to disrupt criminal gangs. Crispin Blunt, chairman of the  All-Party Parliamentary Group for Drug Policy Reform, is urging the Government to control sales as he claims that 50 years of “prohibition” has failed  “lamentably”. The Tory MP’s warning comes as NHS figures show a significant rise in under-19s admitted to hospital because of severe disorders caused by the drug.» more
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3 hours ago
Labour MP Virendra Sharma has become the latest politician to lose a vote of no confidence tabled by local party members. The MP for Ealing Southall lost by 41 votes to 18 in a row over him allegedly not attending his constituency meetings for almost two years. The motion against him was tabled by Left-wing activist Rheian Davies, who is a local organiser for Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign group Momentum. She said the move against Mr Sharma came from all sides of the party and she laid the motion on behalf of union delegate branch Unite’s legal workers.» more
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3 hours ago
Theresa May was hurtling towards a clash with Parliament today as ministers said she could simply ignore the landmark Commons votes on a new Brexit plan. Hours after the Prime Minister was humiliated when MPs voted to seize control of Brexit last night, senior Cabinet ministers said the Government would not commit to honouring the outcome.» more
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3 hours ago
Protecting the United Kingdom is the “big issue” for the Democratic Unionist Party rather than backing a “toxic” deal to get Brexit over the line, senior MPs said today. They warned that they would not agree to Theresa May’s Brexit plans unless the threat from the Northern Ireland border “backstop” to the UK’s integrity was neutered. Jim Shannon, DUP MP for Strangford, accused the Prime Minister of having failed to deliver on his party’s “red line” for changes to the backstop to ensure Northern Ireland would not be splintered off from the rest of the UK.» more
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3 hours ago
Mark Adams, 56, from Fareham, Hampshire, has been jailed for rape for the second time this year, after he was convicted of attacking a 19-year-old in his camper van at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
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