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Tory chief tells Boris Johnson to apologise for burqa remarks

Former minister asked to say sorry for comparing veiled Muslims to bank robbers Boris Johnson has been told by Conservative party chiefs to apologise for his claim that Muslim women in burqas resemble letter boxes and bank robbers. The Tory ...

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UK schools and tech industry urged to foster education revolution

Education secretary wants UK and Silicon Valley firms to help put tech at heart of classrooms Tech companies in the UK and abroad, including Apple and Microsoft, have been urged to help foster an education revolution by putting technology at ...

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UK economy ‘could benefit from more going to university’

Universities UK says educating people of all ages would help to meet economic challenges The report calls for continual learning and for policymakers to help reverse the decline in part-time and mature student numbers. Photograph: Sam Edwards/Getty Images/Caiaimage The UK ...

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No-deal Brexit poses serious risk to public safety, say police leaders

Exclusive: leaked letter warns home secretary of ‘significant loss of operational capacity’ A no-deal Brexit poses a substantial risk to public safety, with police officers instantly losing vital access to cross-border investigative powers and databases, the home secretary has been ...

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New green belt housing applications push total to a record 460,000

Developers made proposals for 35,000 homes in protected parts of England in 2017 Applications to build an additional 35,000 homes on green belt land were submitted last year, taking the total number proposed for construction on protected land to a ...

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Snake filmed eating pigeon in London street

A tropical snake has been filmed eating a pigeon on a busy east London street.   Dave Fawbert spotted the boa constrictor, thought to be an abandoned pet, on High Road, Leytonstone, on Saturday morning.  The RSPCA has since taken ...

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UK central bank: no-deal Brexit risk ‘uncomfortably high’

London, Aug 03 : The value of the pound has plunged after Bank of England governor Mark Carney said the risk of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal is “uncomfortably high.” Divorce talks between Britain and the EU ...

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Improve ’emergency brake’ offer to stop Brexit, says French senator

Jean Bizet says safeguard on migration should be discussed at May-Macron meeting Europe should try to keep the UK in the EU by improving its offer on an emergency brake on the free movement of people, first made before the ...

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UK Brexit team seeks to exploit EU concern over Corbyn state aid plans

Exclusive: Chequers plan ties future governments to EU rules on subsidies, negotiators say Britain’s Brexit negotiators have tapped into growing concerns in Brussels over Jeremy Corbyn’s plans for the British economy, by stressing in recent talks that the Chequers plan ...

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UK couple jailed for forcing daughter to wed in Bangladesh

A UK couple who tricked their teenage daughter into travelling to Bangladesh in an attempt to force her to marry her first cousin have been jailed. The husband and wife, who cannot be named for legal reasons, were found guilty ...

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