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Boris Johnson appears to row back from Tory pledge to cut immigration

Boris Johnson appears to row back from Tory pledge to cut immigration

The British Prime Minister said the numbers ‘may’ come down in ‘some sectors’ under the Conservatives’ points-based system.

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Nigel Farage: Tories offered jobs and peerages to Brexit Party

Nigel Farage: Tories offered jobs and peerages to Brexit Party

The Conservative Party has denied the claims.

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Johnson tells EU he will not appoint a new UK commissioner

Johnson tells EU he will not appoint a new UK commissioner

The Government said pre-election guidance states it should not make international appointments ahead of polling on December 12.

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Immigration would surge under Jeremy Corbyn government, Tories claim

Immigration would surge under Jeremy Corbyn government, Tories claim

Labour branded the claim the latest from the Tory party’s ‘make-believe research department’.

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Sterling inches lower as Tory vote boost fades

Sterling inches lower as Tory vote boost fades

Sterling inched down from a six-month high against the euro and was a touch softer against the dollar, as a boost from the Brexit Party’s decision not to contest previously Conservative-held seats in Britain’s upcoming election faded.

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Corbyn vows to deliver ‘massive investment’ in Scotland if Labour win election

Corbyn vows to deliver ‘massive investment’ in Scotland if Labour win election

He promised to deliver a second Brexit referendum and provide more funding for public services.

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Boris Johnson: Tory majority government will end ‘groundhoggery’ of Brexit

Boris Johnson: Tory majority government will end ‘groundhoggery’ of Brexit

The Prime Minister will also warn that a Labour-SNP coalition would ‘ruin 2020’ with two referendums and put up taxes for ‘everyone’.

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Conservatives to run four candidates in Northern Ireland

Conservatives to run four candidates in Northern Ireland

The party currently has no elected representatives in the region.

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Piers Morgan: Boris Johnson is part of backlash against ‘snowflake’ culture

Piers Morgan: Boris Johnson is part of backlash against ‘snowflake’ culture

The Good Morning Britain presenter spoke at the ITV Palooza event in London.

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UK election: Hackers mount ‘large-scale’ cyber attack on Labour Party systems

UK election: Hackers mount ‘large-scale’ cyber attack on Labour Party systems

The party said it was confident there had been no data breach.

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Tory and Lib Dems election candidates in hot water over controversial comments

Tory and Lib Dems election candidates in hot water over controversial comments

The Conservative Party said Anthony Browne has apologised for the comments and sincerely regrets them.

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Lib Dems launch High Court challenge over ITV leaders’ debate

Lib Dems launch High Court challenge over ITV leaders’ debate

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn will take part in a head-to-head debate on November 19 which will not include any other party leaders.

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Brexit Party will not fight seats won by Tories in 2017, Nigel Farage announces

Brexit Party will not fight seats won by Tories in 2017, Nigel Farage announces

The announcement means he has abandoned plans to contest more than 600 candidates in the upcoming ballot.

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Johnson pledges law change to protect veterans - including those active in Troubles - from 'vexatious' legal action

Johnson pledges law change to protect veterans - including those active in Troubles - from 'vexatious' legal action

If they win a majority at the election, the party will amend the Human Rights Act so it does not apply to incidents – including deaths during the Troubles.

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Javid claims Labour would plunge Britain into economic crisis ‘within months’

Javid claims Labour would plunge Britain into economic crisis ‘within months’

Labour has condemned the analysis as a “ludicrous piece of Tory fake news” and an “incompetent mish-mash of debunked estimates and bad maths”.

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John Bercow: David Cameron thinks people like him are born to rule

John Bercow: David Cameron thinks people like him are born to rule

Mr Bercow, who attended a comprehensive school, hit out at Eton-educated Mr Cameron in an interview with the Observer.

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Women in UK Labour Party demand candidate who shared ‘violent’ image is sacked

Women in UK Labour Party demand candidate who shared ‘violent’ image is sacked

Kate Osborne posted an image of former prime minister Theresa May with a gun to her head online during the previous election.

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Lib Dems ‘looking at court action’ over Jo Swinson’s exclusion from BBC debate

Lib Dems ‘looking at court action’ over Jo Swinson’s exclusion from BBC debate

Layla Moran, the party’s education spokeswoman and Oxford West and Abingdon candidate, said it was ‘critical’ that the TV debates had a Remain voice.

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‘Stand Down Nigel,’ Daily Mail says as other UK papers send mixed election messages

‘Stand Down Nigel,’ Daily Mail says as other UK papers send mixed election messages

The Brexit Party has threatened to contest more than 600 seats in the December poll.

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Fresh blow to Labour’s campaign as Blunkett says he despairs at hard-left party

Fresh blow to Labour’s campaign as Blunkett says he despairs at hard-left party

The former Cabinet minister and party chairman’s comments came after a bruising week for the party.

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BBC to host head-to-head debate between Corbyn and Johnson ahead of UK election

BBC to host head-to-head debate between Corbyn and Johnson ahead of UK election

Nick Robinson will host the debate on December 6, while a special two-hour long version of Question Time will be broadcast on November 22.

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Boris Johnson makes NI trade pledge as he highlights Brexit deal

Boris Johnson makes NI trade pledge as he highlights Brexit deal

The British Prime Minister made the comments as he visited the Tayto crisp factory in Co. Armagh.

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Boris Johnson visits Tayto factory during three-country election tour on ‘Con Air’

Boris Johnson visits Tayto factory during three-country election tour on ‘Con Air’

Boris Johnson sampled tea, whisky and crisps in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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New British Parliament to start on Tuesday December 17

New British Parliament to start on Tuesday December 17

The British Queen has issued a proclamation on the advice of the UK Prime Minister, calling for MPs to return to the Commons five days after the election.

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Jeremy Corbyn’s bid to be UK PM damaged as two ex-Labour MPs urge voters to back Tories

Jeremy Corbyn’s bid to be UK PM damaged as two ex-Labour MPs urge voters to back Tories

After a turbulent start to the election campaign for the two main parties, Labour and the Tories sought to shift the focus to the economy instead.

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Green Party NI opts out of Belfast seats to help pro-Remain parties

Green Party NI opts out of Belfast seats to help pro-Remain parties

The move by leader Clare Bailey is the latest in a series of electoral manoeuvres aimed at unseating DUP Brexiteers.

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Tom Watson's resignation dominates British front pages as UK election campaign kicks off

Tom Watson's resignation dominates British front pages as UK election campaign kicks off

Tom Watson’s resignation as Labour’s deputy leader features prominently on Thursday’s front pages in the UK.

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Britain's Liberal Democrats accused of misusing polling for ‘own political advantage’

Britain's Liberal Democrats accused of misusing polling for ‘own political advantage’

The projection, distributed on election leaflets, purported to show the Lib Dems are polling ahead of other British parties in certain constituencies.

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Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party citing a 'personal not political' decision

Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party citing a 'personal not political' decision

Tom Watson has announced that he is stepping down as deputy leader of the Labour Party in the UK.

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Swinson: I’ll take on both Johnson and Corbyn with positive campaign

Swinson: I’ll take on both Johnson and Corbyn with positive campaign

Asked if she feared a dirty election campaign, Ms Swinson said she would present a positive message to voters.

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Johnson rocked by Cabinet resignation as he fires election starting gun

Johnson rocked by Cabinet resignation as he fires election starting gun

Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns quits as the PM said he has no choice but to go to the polls after MPs refused to back Brexit.

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Ofcom could investigate Kay Burley ’empty chairing’ James Cleverly

Ofcom could investigate Kay Burley ’empty chairing’ James Cleverly

The watchdog has received complaints following the Sky News segment.

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Jeremy Corbyn begins campaign with vow to make private schools pay tax

Jeremy Corbyn begins campaign with vow to make private schools pay tax

The Labour leader said the manifesto had not yet been written but said private schools’ charitable status would be addressed.

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Boris Johnson fires starting gun on election campaign after Cabinet resignation

Boris Johnson fires starting gun on election campaign after Cabinet resignation

The Prime Minister’s speech was delayed by the resignation of Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns.

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UK Election: Green Party vows to make 2019 the ‘climate election’

UK Election: Green Party vows to make 2019 the ‘climate election’

The party launched its election campaign with a pledge to borrow over £900 billion to rid the UK of fossil fuels and make the country carbon neutral

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Farage labels concept of ‘Workington man’ patronising cobblers

Farage labels concept of ‘Workington man’ patronising cobblers

Mr Farage’s speech was interrupted midway through by a woman who shouted ‘fascist’ as she left the room

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Boris Johnson reveals details of private conversations with Queen

Boris Johnson reveals details of private conversations with Queen

The footage appeared on Mr Johnson’s Twitter feed.

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Kay Burley ’empty chairs’ James Cleverly after Tory chairman’s no-show

Kay Burley ’empty chairs’ James Cleverly after Tory chairman’s no-show

Ms Burley went on to list all the topics she had hoped to address with Mr Cleverly.

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Veteran DUP representative will not stand in UK General Election

Veteran DUP representative will not stand in UK General Election

Former Upper Bann MP David Simpson said he made the decision after “recently making a mistake which hurt my wife and family”.

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Tories face controversies on first day of General Election campaign

Tories face controversies on first day of General Election campaign

Jacob Rees-Mogg, Alun Cairns and Francesca O’Brien have all come under fire.

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Johnson compares Corbyn with Stalin as he launches Tory election campaign

Johnson compares Corbyn with Stalin as he launches Tory election campaign

The Labour leader says he will end ‘in-work poverty’ and rough sleeping if elected.

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Corbyn to pledge he will end need for food banks if he becomes British PM

Corbyn to pledge he will end need for food banks if he becomes British PM

The Labour leader will say he would be a ‘very different kind of prime minister’.

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Boris Johnson to use UK election launch to insist Brexit must get done quickly

Boris Johnson to use UK election launch to insist Brexit must get done quickly

Boris Johnson will also highlight the NHS and crime-fighting policies.

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Former chancellor Philip Hammond quits Britain's Parliament

Former chancellor Philip Hammond quits Britain's Parliament

The Independent MP said it was with ‘great sadness’ that he had decided to stand down.

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Northern Ireland’s police chief appeals for calm during General Election

Northern Ireland’s police chief appeals for calm during General Election

Simon Byrne urged respect for the electoral process.

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Green Party throws weight behind SDLP in South Belfast

Green Party throws weight behind SDLP in South Belfast

The move is the latest in a series of parties announcing they will stand aside in certain constituencies in Northern Ireland to back others.

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Ex-MI5 head backs calls for publication of report on Russian meddling in UK democratic process

Ex-MI5 head backs calls for publication of report on Russian meddling in UK democratic process

Downing Street has been accused of holding back the report by the Intelligence and Security Committee.

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Corbyn to lay out Brexit plan and warn of Tory ‘Thatcherism on steroids’

Corbyn to lay out Brexit plan and warn of Tory ‘Thatcherism on steroids’

The Labour leader has been challenged by the Prime Minister to ‘come clean’ about his plan for leaving the European Union.

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Boris Johnson challenges Jeremy Corbyn to ‘come clean’ on Brexit

Boris Johnson challenges Jeremy Corbyn to ‘come clean’ on Brexit

The British Prime Minister sent a letter to the Labour leader on Monday night.

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Sinn Féin not standing candidates in three seats in bid to defeat pro-Brexit DUP

Sinn Féin not standing candidates in three seats in bid to defeat pro-Brexit DUP

The move came hours after the SDLP announced it would also stand aside in three seats to facilitate Remainers in their efforts to beat DUP candidates.

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SDLP not fielding candidates in three seats in bid to stop DUP Brexiteers

SDLP not fielding candidates in three seats in bid to stop DUP Brexiteers

The nationalist party will not put forward candidates in North and East Belfast and in North Down.

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Nigel Farage says he will ‘hurt the Labour vote’ in General Election

Nigel Farage says he will ‘hurt the Labour vote’ in General Election

Senior Tories have warned that the Brexit Party risk splitting the Leave vote if they run against the Conservatives.

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Nigel Farage to unveil his electoral threat to the Tories over Brexit

Nigel Farage to unveil his electoral threat to the Tories over Brexit

The Conservatives have rejected his offer of an electoral pact.

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The next best Brexit deal for business

The next best Brexit deal for business

Almost three and a half years after the Brexit referendum the uncertainty continues.

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Politician steps down as Tory candidate following ‘malicious’ groping allegations

Politician steps down as Tory candidate following ‘malicious’ groping allegations

He said the allegations had made his life a ‘living hell’.

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UK election: UUP to step aside for DUP in North Belfast

UK election: UUP to step aside for DUP in North Belfast

Incoming UUP leader Steve Aiken made the announcement after previously indicating his party would stand in every constituency.

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Labour may scrap Heathrow Airport expansion to tackle climate crisis – McDonnell

Labour may scrap Heathrow Airport expansion to tackle climate crisis – McDonnell

The shadow chancellor also sought to reassure the Jewish community over the anti-Semitism row.

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Scottish Labour MP alleges he was groped by Conservative politician

Scottish Labour MP alleges he was groped by Conservative politician

Tory Ross Thomson, however, accused Labour’s Paul Sweeney of making ‘entirely false allegations’ against him for ‘political point scoring’.

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Tory spin doctor Dominic Cummings facing questions after ‘whistleblower comes forward’

Tory spin doctor Dominic Cummings facing questions after ‘whistleblower comes forward’

Boris Johnson’s senior adviser Dominic Cummings is facing questions from Labour over his past in Russia after an apparent whistleblower came forward with “serious concerns”.

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