Mr Corbyn: Your worst nightmare – Blair is back

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Hazel Speed

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear! Imagine Jeremy Corbyn and his Labour front bench enjoying a working lunch together…

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Sir Keir’s Brexit is as clear as mud

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Hazel Speed

I watched Sir Keir Starmer speaking live on TV ‘explaining’ as Shadow Brexit Minister, what Labour’s view of Brexit is, but to be honest, I am not sure I understand it sufficiently myself to outline herein.

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Labour issues list of six key tests for Brexit

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Hazel Speed

Labour MP and Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Sir Keir Starmer, has presented a list of six tests which he says are required if Labour are to back any final deal in Parliament regarding Brexit.

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Division in Brexit

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Hazel Speed

MPs voted on a Government amendment to Labour’s Opposition Day Motion on the Government’s Plan for Brexit. The Amendment accepts the need to publish a plan for Brexit and calls for Article 50 to be triggered by 31st March 2017.

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Brexit vote, UK political confusion keep world markets on edge

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Kylie MacLellan and Anirban Nag

Britain’s vote to leave the European Union continued to reverberate through financial markets, with the pound falling to its lowest level in 31 years, despite government attempts to relieve some of the confusion about the political and economic outlook.

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British EU vote unnerves world leaders and markets

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Estelle Shirbon and Ben Blanchard

Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union last Thursday, leaving world officials and financial markets confused about how to handle the political and economic fallout.

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