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22
Nov

Brexit Party pledges ‘fundamental change’

Image copyrightPA Media Nigel Farage is unveiling the Brexit Party’s general election policies, promising “fundamental change” for the UK after it leaves the EU. The party leader has said he will not publish a manifesto, but instead make a “contract with th…

22
Nov

Plaid leader wants £20bn ‘green jobs revolution’

Image caption Adam Price: “We can be the cradle of another revolution – a green jobs revolution” Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price has called for a £20bn “green jobs revolution” in Wales as he launches the party’s general election manifesto. Plans include hug…

22
Nov

Essex lorry deaths suspect arrested on M40

Image copyrightPA MediaImage caption The bodies were discovered early on 23 October in an industrial estate in Grays A man has been arrested in connection with the deaths of 39 people found in the back of a lorry in Essex. The bodies were found in a refri…

22
Nov

IFS wrong on Labour tax plans, says McDonnell

Media captionJohn McDonnell said the IFS had “got it wrong this time” The Institute for Fiscal Studies “got it wrong” when it described Labour’s tax plans as “not credible”, the shadow chancellor has said. John McDonnell rejected analysis by the independent…

22
Nov

TSB customers hit by payments delay

Image copyrightGetty Images TSB has been hit by another IT failure that has meant wages and other payments have not been made into some of its customers’ accounts. The bank says those affected will not be left out of pocket, and customers can get emergency …

22
Nov

Backpacker murder trial jury considers verdict

Image copyrightLucie Blackman TrustImage caption University of Lincoln graduate Grace Millane was on a round-the-world trip at the time of her death The jury in the trial of a man accused of a British backpacker’s murder must “set aside sympathy” for her f…

22
Nov

Trump ‘promoted discredited Ukraine theory’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFiona Hill: Sondland was involved in a “domestic political errand” for Trump US President Donald Trump disregarded senior advisers and pushed a false theory that Ukraine meddled in the 2016 election,…

22
Nov

Tom Steyer explains why he’s putting his fortune into a 2020 campaign – Business Insider

Tom Steyer introduced himself to millions of Americans a couple years ago solely as “American Citizen” in a widespread ad calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, just nine months into his term. But this wasn’t an average concerned voter. This w…

22
Nov

Secret Service spent over $250,000 at Trump properties in 5 months – Business Insider

Newly released records show that the Secret Service spent more than $250,000 at Trump properties during the first five months of Trump’s presidency. Records reviewed in the past showed that federal spending at Trump properties amounted to just $84,000 in the…

22
Nov

Trump signs temporary spending bill, punting government shutdown risks to just before Christmas

Evan Vucci/AP President Donald Trump on Thursday approved a measure that would stave off the threat of a government shutdown until just days before Christmas, buying Washington additional time to negotiate a bitter dispute over border security.  The short-t…