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Putin could stay in power until 2036 after referendum victory

A majority of Russians have approved amendments to Russia’s constitution allowing President Vladimir Putin to hold power until 2036, election officials said. However, the referendum...

Brexit the achievement of my lifetime goal, says Farage

Nigel Farage has described the UK’s departure from the EU as “the achievement of my lifetime” in the wake of the final Withdrawal Agreement...

Nicola Sturgeon warns Boris Johnson refusing indyref2 will ‘not be the end of the matter’

The British PM refusing a second independence referendum will not be “the end of the matter”, Nicola Sturgeon has insisted –  as she warned Boris...

Johnson writes to Corbyn over plan to ‘fiddle second Brexit referendum’

Boris Johnson has written to Jeremy Corbyn accusing him of a “sly” plan to “fiddle” a second Brexit referendum. The British Prime Minister has urged...

Boris Johnson claims NI trade to no implement any ‘checks’

Frictionless trade between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK would be maintained under the proposed Brexit deal, the British Prime Minister has...

Michel Barnier warns that trade talks could be as tough as Brexit negotiations

EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says talks on a free trade deal with the UK once the country has left the bloc might be...

Failure to deliver Halloween Brexit causes me deep regret, claims Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson has claimed he feels “deep regret” over the failure to implement his promise of Brexit by Halloween. The British Prime Minister replied “of...

Boris Johnson expected to ask MPs once again to vote for early general election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to call on MPs once again to support his quest for a pre-Christmas election in order to...

MPs to vote on December election as EU decides Brexit extension length

MPs will vote later on whether to back a December general election while EU ambassadors decide on the length of a Brexit extension. The Prime...

Lib Dems and SNP set to offer Boris Johnson path to December election

The Liberal Democrats and SNP are preparing to give Boris Johnson an early Christmas present – the snap December election he has been demanding. The...

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Scots physicists lead £10m project taking quantum technology ‘to another level’

A team of physicists based in Scotland are to lead a £10 million project to take the development of faster, thumbnail-sized quantum technology “to...

Shoebox-sized Covid-19 test kit could make ‘huge difference’ in winter fight

A portable Covid-19 test which aims to diagnose the disease in 90 minutes could make a “huge difference” in hospitals ahead of the winter...

Trump ‘suggested Covid-19 might stop him shaking hands with disgusting people’

A former adviser to US vice president Mike Pence has said Donald Trump once suggested that Covid-19 might be a good thing because it...

BBC defends same-sex Strictly Come Dancing pairing following complaints

The BBC has defended introducing a same-sex pairing on Strictly Come Dancing after receiving complaints about the move. Olympic gold medal-winning boxer Nicola Adams will...

Barack Obama to release first volume of his memoir

The first volume of former US president Barack Obama’s memoir will be released on November 17, two weeks after the country’s election. It will...
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