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Mark Field MP suspended from FCO after grabbing protester by the neck

Mark Field MP a Foreign Office minister has been suspended after he was filmed forcefully and disproportionally grabbed a female protestor by her neck. Theresa May’s spokesperson said the prime minister saw the video footage and “found it very concerning. “The police have said they are looking into reports over this matter and Mark Field […]

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Varadkar warns new PM over Brexit extension and Irish backstop

Leo Varadkar warned that any future prime minister that is seeking to delay Brexit beyond 31 October will face “enormous hostility” from the EU. Irish Taoiseach said further negotiations or indicative votes will not be entertained, and no changes will be made to the withdrawal deal, despite the Tory leadership hopefuls entertaining the idea. Arriving […]

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Hargreaves Lansdown chief ‘angered’ over Woodford flagship fund

Chris Hill the chief executive of Hargreaves Lansdown has said he is “angered” by the lack of resolution after Neil Woodford suspended his fund. Lansdown 300,000 investors have almost £1.6bn in assets that are exposed in the Woodford Equity Income Fund. Hill said that the Lansdown are “putting pressure” on Woodford to repay their customers. […]

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Sajid Javid is out of the Tory leadership contest

The home secretary Sajid Javid has lost the race for No. 10 Downing Street. All 313 Conservative MPs voted on Thursday’s secret ballot, and papers were spoilt. Boris Johnson the front runner came in with 157 votes, Michael Gove with 61, creeping ahead of Jeremy Hunt, whilst Hunt received 59 votes and Sajid Javid gained […]

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