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Abortion: UK 'breaches NI's women's rights'
…The UK breaches the rights of women in Northern Ireland by unduly restricting… are much stricter than the rest of the UK. An abortion is only allowed if a woman's… Committee is very clear that it is the UK government which is responsible for ensuring…


Brexit: EU leaders clash over financial impact of UK's departure
…. But other wealthy member states have argued that a smaller EU - without the UK - should… announced that the UK Prime Minister Theresa May is to deliver a speech setting out her… vision for the UK's future relationship with the EU on 2 March 2018. The clash…


Should the UK renationalise the railways?
…Is nationalisation the answer for Britain's railways? Labour wants to bring the railways back under public control - a policy that has garnered widespread support from a travelling public irritated by fare rises, overcrowded trains and a…


UK economic growth revised downwards
…The UK economy expanded by less than previously thought in the last three… on the UK economy at the end of last year was the shutdown of the Forties pipeline… system for a large part of December 2017. The closure of one of the UK's most…


Syrian refugee: 'Finding a UK family is a great thing'
…Faraj Alnasser, 21, who settled in Cambridge after fleeing Syria, said finding a family was a "great thing".…


Tech giants face new UK tax clampdown
… largest technology firms are facing hefty new bills as the UK government moves… was the "potentially preferred option". It would open up the firms' huge UK sales numbers…. Google, for example, said it made sales - revenues - of £1bn in the UK in 2016…


UK plans tax clampdown on tech giants
…Google and Facebook and other tech giants are braced for significant changes in the tax system after the Treasury told the BBC that a new tax on revenues was the "potentially preferred option".…


McDonnell: UK economy suffering 'chronic illness'
…, the UK was experiencing "a long-term, chronic illness". The shadow chancellor said…


Brexit: Jeremy Hunt says UK will not stay in customs union
… a customs union with the EU after Brexit. The health secretary said the UK wanted… on the UK's future relationship with the EU next Friday. And Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn… party's position on it is "evolving". The customs union explained in 45 seconds UK


UK's Brexit transition plans released
…The UK has published proposals for how it wants the transition period… it would be longer than the planned two years. The document suggests the UK will abide… in as the UK leaves in March 2019, and is intended to give time to prepare for the long…