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George Osborne urges ‘HS3’ rail for northern England

Image copyright PA Former Chancellor George Osborne has urged Theresa May to commit to building high-speed rail lines across the north of England, from Liverpool to Hull. Mr Osborne said “HS3”, which he had approved in government, would help the prime minister to “relaunch her premiership”. A “full-blown attempt to rebalance the economy of Britain” […]

Brexit: UK seeks ‘close co-operation’ on legal disputes deal

Image copyright Getty Images The UK is calling for “close co-operation” with the EU to resolve cross-border legal disputes after Brexit. An agreement will be needed on how divorces, commercial disputes and consumer claims that span multiple countries are handled. Currently EU regulations specify how the appropriate court is chosen. Lawyers have warned that clarity […]

George Osborne urges ‘HS3’ rail for northern England

Image copyright PA Former Chancellor George Osborne has urged Theresa May to commit to building high-speed rail lines across the north of England, from Liverpool to Hull. Mr Osborne said “HS3”, which he had approved in government, would help the prime minister to “relaunch her premiership”. A “full-blown attempt to rebalance the economy of Britain” […]

Brexit: UK seeks ‘close co-operation’ on legal disputes deal

Image copyright Getty Images The UK is calling for “close co-operation” with the EU to resolve cross-border legal disputes after Brexit. An agreement will be needed on how divorces, commercial disputes and consumer claims that span multiple countries are handled. Currently EU regulations specify how the appropriate court is chosen. Lawyers have warned that clarity […]

George Osborne urges ‘HS3’ rail for northern England

Image copyright PA Former Chancellor George Osborne has urged Prime Minister Theresa May to commit to building high-speed rail lines across the north of England, from Liverpool to Hull. Mr Osborne said the “HS3” project would be a good way for Mrs May to “relaunch her premiership”. A “full-blown attempt to rebalance the economy of […]

Brexit: UK seeks ‘close co-operation’ on legal disputes deal

Image copyright Getty Images The UK is to call for “close co-operation” with the EU to resolve cross-border legal disputes after Brexit. An agreement will be needed on how divorces, commercial disputes and consumer claims that span multiple countries are handled. Currently EU regulations specify how the appropriate court is chosen. Lawyers have warned that […]

Lib Dems under Vince Cable still want to legalise cannabis

Vince Cable says the Liberal Democrats will keep pushing for the legalisation of cannabis. The party’s new leader believes it makes sense to “regulate and control the market” rather than let criminals “control the mixing of substances”. The government say it has “no plans to legalise cannabis”. It says it remains a Class B drug […]

Nicola Sturgeon and Carwyn Jones hold Brexit talks

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Jones and Ms Sturgeon say their governments are working together to ensure devolution is not damaged by Brexit The Scottish and Welsh first ministers are to hold talks on the next steps in their campaign against the UK government’s Brexit legislation. Nicola Sturgeon and Carwyn Jones claim Westminster […]

Brokenshire to discuss Brexit and Stormont with Irish minister

Image caption James Brokenshire is expected to discuss the UK government’s Brexit strategy The Northern Ireland secretary is due to visit Dublin on Tuesday to discuss Brexit and the political stalemate at Stormont. James Brokenshire will hold talks with the Irish Foreign Affairs Minister, Simon Coveney. It is understood he will also meet representatives from […]

Brexit: UK seeks ‘close co-operation’ on legal disputes deal

Image copyright Getty Images The UK is to call for “close co-operation” with the EU to resolve cross-border legal disputes after Brexit. An agreement will be needed on how divorces, commercial disputes and consumer claims that span multiple countries are handled. Currently EU regulations specify how the appropriate court is chosen. Lawyers have warned that […]

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