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France has cancelled a meeting with the UK to discuss Channel crossings after Boris Johnson asked the French to take back migrants arriving in Britain. French interior minister Gerald Darmanin has told Home Secretary Priti Patel “she was no longer welcome” at Sunday’s European meeting on migrant issues, a French government spokesman said. Spokesman Gabriel
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A solution to the EU-UK dispute over sausage exports to Northern Ireland could also secure the presence of British bangers in Gibraltar’s supermarkets, the peninsula’s chief minister has told MPs. Fabian Picardo, speaking to the House of Commons’ European scrutiny committee, said that Brexit had created “administrative burdens” that were reducing the variety of goods
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Labour’s deputy leader has accused Boris Johnson of being “corrupt, spineless and cowardly” after Tory MP Sir Geoffrey Cox was seen again working as a barrister while parliament was sitting. Angela Rayner said Sir Geoffrey is “openly taking the mick” as he took part in a Zoom hearing for an inquiry into corruption in the
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Sir Keir Starmer questioned whether Boris Johnson was “okay” as he accused him of introducing a “working-class dementia tax” through this week’s reform to social care funding. The Labour leader said the prime minister was fronting a “Covent Garden pickpocketing operation” over the reform that means only what individuals personally pay for their social care
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