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The who, what and when of the Brexit neogitiations

The talks on the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union are finally getting under way in Brussels. Here are the key questions surrounding the Brexit negotiations: Who is sitting round the table? The UK side is led by … Continue reading

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David Blunkett: Democracy is about ensuring that Theresa May’s delusion lasts no further than June 8.

IN this newspaper 11 months ago, I acknowledged that a majority in our region had voted for Brexit. What’s more, this wasn’t just about the alienated and dispossessed. Many businesspeople had also cast their vote to leave. My reaction was … Continue reading

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Hate crimes rise by up to 100 per cent across England and Wales, figures reveal

Hate crimes rise by up to 100 per cent across England and Wales, figures reveal Spike in cases comes after The Independent reveals police are planning to increase protection for vulnerable groups The number of hate crimes recorded by regional police forces … Continue reading

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MPs promised ‘deal or no deal’ vote on Brexit

Ministers are seeking to win over MPs who want a “meaningful” vote on the terms of the UK’s exit from the EU and its future trading arrangements. Brexit minister David Jones said MPs would get a say on the final … Continue reading

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Grassroots Labour supporters revolt against Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit

Letter signed by 2,000 members causes more strife for party leader after high-profile resignations from frontbench over article 50 Jeremy Corbyn is facing a serious revolt by grassroots Labour supporters who backed him to be leader as the party’s crisis … Continue reading

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If Remainers are so democratic, why do they insist on subverting the will of the people?

Despite Mrs May’s speech, there are still some tragic figures in our public life who pretend to be democratic politicians, but who wish to subvert and ignore democracy. The ridiculous Tim Farron, semi-hysterical leader of the Liberal Democrats, has rebuked … Continue reading

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Positivity post-Brexit

Firms hold an overall positive outlook on the regional economy looking forward, despite major uncertainties at a national and global level, according to the latest results of the Sheffield City Region Quarterly Economic Survey. The Q4 2016 results – based … Continue reading

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