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February 2018 articles

As cabinet ministers assemble at Chequers for yet another crunch Brexit showdown, doubts linger over the quality and accuracy [...]

22 February
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Cabinet big hitters are gathering in the lavish grace-and-favour mansion Chequers today in a last-ditch attempt to thrash out [...]

22 February
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The UK government has softened its position around how long a Brexit transition period should last, with official government [...]

21 February
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Labour is upping the ante in a bid to topple the Conservatives from power in Westminster Council this May, pledging to block [...]

21 February
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Jean-Claude Juncker's right hand man Martin Selmayr has been made the most senior civil servant in the European Commission in [...]

21 February
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London's deputy mayor for transport will issue a rebuke of government today for abandoning the capital's transport network as [...]

21 February
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The City is fighting a war on two fronts. The bulk of its energy is being spent on dealing with Brexit, but over the hill the [...]

21 February
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It all started back in November 1980; I helped publish a pamphlet written by two English friends of mine, Gary Ling and Peter [...]

21 February
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“Ice cram sales and forest fires are correlated because both occur more often in the summer heat,” wrote Nate Silver in [...]

21 February
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With rising automation, is the Royal Society of Arts right that it’s time for a universal basic income? [...]

21 February
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Catherine McGuinness has been given the task of safeguarding the Square Mile during one of the most testing periods of its history. [...]

21 February
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A group of pro-Brexit economists claim to have “comprehensively debunked” Whitehall analysis suggesting the UK is heading [...]

20 February
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A number of Conservative Brexiteers have called for full regulatory autonomy, and for Britain to negotiate its exit from the [...]

20 February
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Former George Osborne adviser James Chapman has joined former boss James Henderson, once head of the disgraced PR giant Bell [...]

20 February
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