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Theresa May's grammar school plan suitable for just six counties in England

Just six counties across England are suitable for Theresa May’s controversial new wave of grammar schools, a new report warns.<p>A study by the …

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Scots and Welsh can have say in Brexit court case

<b>The Scottish and Welsh governments are to be allowed to have a say in the Supreme Court battle over how Brexit should be triggered.</b><p>The government is appealing against a High Court ruling that MPs must get a vote on triggering Article 50.<p>The Supreme Court confirmed that Wales and Scotland's senior …

President of the Supreme Court announces he will resign after controversial Article 50 hearing

The President of the Supreme Court has announced he will retire from the role next year.<p>Lord Neuberger's resignation follows calls for him to quit last week after his wife posted a series of anti-Brexit tweets about the EU referendum.<p>He is due to sit in judgement on the Government's appeal case …

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In her Guildhall speech last week, the Prime Minister returned to the argument that she made the central theme of her party conference speech last month – the positive role of the state.<p>It is a challenging idea for the many libertarians in her party who believe that the state is the problem, not …

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North Korea calls on Trump to 'scrap anachronistic hostile policy'

North Korea has demanded that the United States "scrap its anachronistic hostile policy" towards Pyongyang in a nine-page statement that is being seen as a direct message to President-elect Donald Trump.<p>North Korea has been slow to respond to Mr Trump's victory in the November 8 election - perhaps …

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NHS accused of making 'pie in the sky' assumptions about finance savings

A staffing crisis crippling NHS finances may take years to resolve, the National Audit Office has warned - with officials accused of making “pie in the sky” assumptions about how savings can be made.<p>Almost every NHS authority drawing up plans for cuts to services already has dangerously high levels …

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Nigel Farage hits out at 'cesspit' of politics as Downing Street rejects Donald Trump's call to make him British ambassador to the United States

Nigel Farage has hit out at the "cesspit" of politics as Downing Street rejected Donald Trump's calls for the interim Ukip leader to become Britain's next ambassador to the United States.<p>In a surprising tweet, which has raised eyebrows in the UK, Mr Trump made the recommendation to his almost 16 …

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Michigan legislature approves fully autonomous vehicle tests

A package of four bills that allow fully autonomous testing in Michigan were approved by the House of Representatives and the Senate on Thursday.<p>The bills make it legal for fully autonomous cars to drive without a driver inside and open up 122 miles of public road for testing. The legislature also …

AIG is reviewing its London headquarters after Brexit vote

The insurance group AIG is considering a shift out of London following the Brexit vote, in a move that would reverse its decision five years ago to base its European headquarters in the UK rather than France.<p>AIG, which employs around 2,500 staff in the UK, is assessing around half a dozen European …

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Government scolded by watchdog over NHS funding claims

The watchdog overseeing how ministers use official statistics has told the government to be clearer and more exact in its claims about NHS funding after it investigated Theresa May’s contentious claim that she was giving the health service a £10bn boost.<p>The UK Statistics Authority looked into the …

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Labour MP Stephen Kinnock says the party has become obsessed with diversity

Labour must stop “obsessing” over diversity and start trying to secure the votes of the white working class, A Labour MP has said.<p>Stephen Kinnock, the MP for Aberavon, called on the party stop practicing “identity politics” because every racial and religious group is struggling with social mobility.<p>…

British expats set to be granted right to carry on living in EU with Theresa May 'close to reciprocal rights deal'

Hundreds of thousands of British expats are set to be granted the right to carry on living on the Continent after Brexit after the majority of European Union countries signalled they were ready to do a “reciprocal rights” deal with the UK.<p>Senior Government figures have told business leaders that …

MPs back new ‘Walter Mitty’ medals law to criminalise ‘military imposters’

A new “Walter Mitty” law should be introduced to make it a crime, punishable by up to six months in jail, for anyone to pose as a military veteran by wearing medals they have not earned themselves, MPs say.<p>The Commons Defence Committee warned that the lack of any legal deterrent to imposters …

Leading French philosopher: Marine Le Pen may win election as people have lost interest in whether politicians tell the truth

France may follow America's lead by electing National Front leader Marine Le Pen as its next president because they have lost interest in whether politicians tell the truth, the country's leading philosopher has said.<p>Recent polls suggest Mrs Le Pen will win next spring’s first round of presidential …

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