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Brexit: No-deal dossier shows worst-case scenario – Gove

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMichael Gove was questioned about what had actually changed since the document was produced A leaked cross-government study warning of the impact of a no-deal Brexit outlines a “worst-case scenario”, cabinet minister Michael Gove has said. Details from the dossier warn of food and medicine shortages if […]

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Carrie Symonds: What will her role be as PM’s partner?

Image copyright Getty Images Boris Johnson’s partner, Carrie Symonds, has spoken publicly for the first time since moving into Downing Street. Her speech, at a bird-watching conference, had nothing to do with her relationship with the prime minister – but many eyes were on her nonetheless. The prospect of Downing Street’s first unmarried couple has […]

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Boris Johnson pays tribute to police officer killed

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has paid tribute to PC Andrew Harper who was killed while attending a reported burglary. PC Harper, of Thames Valley Police, died at about 23.30 BST on Thursday in Berkshire. Ten people have been arrested on suspicion of murdering the police officer. The force said the males were aged between 13 […]

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Strength of British military falls for ninth year

Image copyright Getty Images The size of Britain’s armed forces has fallen for the ninth consecutive year, new Ministry of Defence figures show. The Army, the RAF and the Royal Navy have all seen a decline in the number of fully-trained personnel – with the Army experiencing the biggest fall. Labour said the government was […]