Raab attempts to break Brexit deadlock

Mr Timothy wrote on Thursday that she would have to make further concessions to get EU backing for it and this would be unacceptable. Skip Twitter post by @BorisJohnson Excellent column from Nick Timothy. We must #ChuckChequers https://t.co/C12FRNLBvk — Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) August 30, 2018 Report End of Twitter post…

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Five moments from VB’s Vogue video

1. Victoria slipping Spice Girls lyrics into conversation Skip Youtube post by British Vogue Warning: Third party content may contain adverts Report The 44-year-old seamlessly combines Spice World and fashion world in the video early on by outlining her “vision” for the shoot. She tells Vogue editor-in-chief Edward Enninful: “This…

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Labour holds crunch anti-Semitism talks

They argue that it would restrict freedom to criticise Israel’s actions against Palestinians. Rival protesters, wrapped in Israeli flags, condemned Labour as “for the many, not the Jew” and chanted “Labour fascists off our streets”. A guide to Labour anti-Semitism claims What’s the difference between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism? The meeting…

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Consumers continue to shun cash

The latest annual Payments Survey from the BRC backs that up. It reveals that cards were used to pay for £277.1bn-worth of goods in 2017, accounting for 76% of all retail sales and passing the 75% milestone for the first time. Related Topics Personal finance Retailing Money Original Article :…

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Energy drinks ban for children proposed

Supermarkets ban energy drinks for under-16s Call for under-16s high energy drinks ban Energy drinks sold to under-16s despite ban Why our school bans energy drinks ‘Worrying links’ UK youngsters are among the highest consumers of energy drinks in Europe, research has previously suggested. The drinks contain high levels of…

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Mother must get widow payments, court rules

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSiobhan McLaughlin says her case was “always about the rights of bereaved children” An unmarried mother has won a landmark court case over which could allow her to claim a Widowed Parent’s Allowance. Mother-of-four Siobhan McLaughlin, from County Antrim, lived with her…

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Wonga prepares for ‘orderly wind down’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘Wonga completely screwed me over – they deserve to go bust’ Administrators have been officially appointed to conduct an “orderly wind down” of Wonga in the UK following the company’s collapse. The payday lender said its management had no alternative following attempts…

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