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Dark money: did Russia interfere in Brexit vote?

Description Questions have been raised about who bankrolled the Leave campaignCredits BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty ImagesAlt Text Vote Leave signMP cites …


U.K.’s Clark Travels to Canada for Bombardier, Airbus Meetings

U.K. Business Secretary Greg Clark is flying to Montreal to discuss the benefits for Northern Ireland of Airbus SE’s deal with Bombardier Inc. to …


The Progress 1000: London's most influential people 2017 - Politicos: Westminster

Amber Rudd<p>Home Secretary<p>She heroically took Theresa May’s place in the general election TV debate — and more and more MPs think she could replace the …


Suspecting Russian Meddling in ‘Brexit’ Vote, Lawmaker Seeks Inquiry

LONDON — An opposition lawmaker called on the British government on Thursday to investigate suspicions of Russian interference in Britain’s referendum on quitting the European Union, adding that there were “questions” about Arron Banks, one of the chief financial backers of the leave …


Bombardier turns to Europe in turbulent US trade row

<b>Canadian company Bombardier has been a thorn in the side of UK Prime Minister Theresa May since the company became embroiled in a vicious US trade dispute. Could selling to Europe solve everyone's problems?</b><p>It is not an easy time to be a politician in Northern Ireland.<p>Stormont has been without a …


Brexit impact dawning on some: Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton has suggested that some people who voted for Brexit may only just be realising the consequences of their choice.<p>The former US president …

Bill Clinton

May, Clinton to discuss N.Ireland crisis

British Prime Minister Theresa May is due to meet former US President Bill Clinton to discuss the political crisis in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland

Philip Hammond’s survival depends on the success of his Autumn Budget

When Philip Hammond presented his Budget in March, he recalled that Norman Lamont was sacked as Chancellor 10 weeks after he too announced that the …

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Irish Government Considers Border Demand as Price for Brexit Progress

<i>Follow</i> <i>@Brexit for all the latest news, and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin newsletter.</i><p>Ireland’s government is considering pushing for guarantees …


Airbus challenges Boeing with vow to create US jobs

Airbus on Tuesday threw down a challenge to Boeing in its home market declaring it would turn Bombardier’s C Series passenger jet into “an American …

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Vaginal mesh implant victims take fight to Westminster

A group of women from Northern Ireland who say they've been left in chronic pain after having vaginal mesh implants are taking their fight to Westminster.<p>They'll join women from across the UK as it will be debated in Parliament for the first time.<p>The women had mesh or tape implants which are …

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Airbus agrees to buy majority stake in Bombardier's C-Series

Airbus has agreed to buy a majority stake in Bombardier’s CSeries jetliner programme, giving a powerful boost to the Canadian plane- and train-maker …


Universal Credit row: Will Labour vote expose Conservative divisions?

Tory divisions over a controversial benefit reform could be exposed in a Labour vote in the House of Commons on Wednesday.

Universal Credit

Corbyn and other MPs could lose seats in cost cutting plan

LONDON (Reuters) - The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, and other politicians could lose their seats if proposals to "cut the cost of …

Jeremy Corbyn

Theresa May told to 'stop wasting money' on plans to axe 50 MPs because they will be stopped

Theresa May has been told to “stop wasting money” on plans to axe 50 MPs and create a slimmed-down Commons, because she is too weak to force them …


Boundary issues: Brexit threatens to reopen old wounds in Northern Ireland

John Sheridan stood ankle deep in the lush grass of his farm tracing the border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic with his finger across the skyline.<p>“I’m being shoved back into a corner,” he said, following its path in a 270-degree arc.<p>“There’s a young lad there,” he said, waving in …


Plans to rebalance the electoral system towards Tories could get the go-ahead after DUP hints at rethink

Controversial plans to rebalance the Parliamentary system in favour of the Conservatives could get the go-ahead after the Democratic Unionist Party hinted it would reconsider its opposition.<p>Nigel Dodds MP, the DUP leader in Westminster, urged the Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland to consider …


Bill Clinton called to break Northern Ireland political impasse: source

BELFAST (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, who played a central role in brokering peace in Northern Ireland, may travel to Belfast this week to try to break a months-long political impasse, a source close to the talks said.<p>Northern Ireland has been without a devolved administration …

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Airbus Takes Majority Stake in Bombardier's C-Series Jet Program

Airbus SE (EADSY) will take a majority stake in Bombardier Inc's (BDRBF) C-Series jetliner division, the group said late Monday in Paris, as the …


Boundary changes: Latest plans for Commons seats published

<b>Revised proposals for the shape of parliamentary seats at the next general election have been published.</b><p>The proposed constituency boundaries in England, Scotland and Wales have been drawn up on the basis the total number of MPs will be cut from 650 to 600.<p>Parliament approved the principle of …


Jeremy Corbyn facing shadow cabinet revolt over constituency boundaries shake-up

Jeremy Corbyn is facing a shadow cabinet revolt after the Labour party backed a plan to protect his seat from shake up of constituency boundaries.<p>The Boundaries Commission will publish details on Tuesday of which MPs will lose their seats as part of a Government commitment to cut the number of …


10 things you need to know before European markets open

Good morning! Here's what you need to know.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton cautioned Britain over its push to secure a trade deal with US President Donald Trump after it leaves the European Union.</b> Clinton said Britain would face serious disruption if it left the EU without a …


Hammond faces more heat over Brexit stance

DEMOCRATIC UNIONIST PARTY QUESTIONS<p>Hammond faces more heat over Brexit stance<p>Democratic Unionist Party tells British Prime Minister Theresa May to …


Philip Hammond backed by 'most Tory MPs' despite attacks from hardline Brexiteers, May told

A former cabinet minister has warned Theresa May that most Conservative MPs oppose sacking Philip Hammond, as Brexiteers’ attacks on the Chancellor …


DUP hits back at claims it urged PM to 'rein in divisive' Chancellor

The DUP has denied telling the Prime Minister that she must "rein in" Chancellor Philip Hammond over his "divisive" approach to Brexit.<p>The Telegraph …


Government faces humiliation as DUP poised to side with Labour over women's pensions

Theresa May faces the humiliation of a Commons defeat, as the Democratic Unionist Party prepares to side with Labour in a debate on women’s state …


DUP rules out swift return of powersharing Executive

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DUP rules out imminent return of Stormont executive

The DUP has ruled out any immediate return of the power-sharing Executive at Stormont.

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DUP orders Theresa May to rein in 'divisive' Philip Hammond

Theresa May must tell the Chancellor to change course on Brexit or be sacked, the MPs propping up her Government have warned.<p>Senior DUP parliamentary sources told the Telegraph they were "deeply concerned about Philip Hammond's behaviour" following a string of episodes that could suggest he was …


Woman could face hate crime prosecution over anti-DUP banner

DUP politician says swearing on banner Ellie Evans waved at Belfast Pride parade constitutes incitement to hatred<p>A woman has been questioned by police and could face a hate crime prosecution after she waved a banner at Belfast’s Pride parade reading “Fuck the DUP”.<p>In a case that could have …

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