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Nicola Sturgeon set for Downing Street talks with Theresa May

Nicola Sturgeon set for Downing Street talks with Theresa May 13 November 2017 From the section Scotland politics Image caption Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon have not held formal face-to-face talks since March Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is to meet Prime Minister Theresa May for talks in London on Tuesday. The SNP leader will travel to Downing Street for her first face-to-face talks with the prime minister since March. Mrs May indicated earlier in the year that she wanted to speak to Ms Sturgeon in a bid to break the deadlock between the two governments over Brexit. It...

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: ‘UK government could do more’

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: ‘UK government could do more’ 13 November 2017 From the section UK Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband tells Today he doesn’t think Boris Johnson should resign The UK government “hasn’t done all it could have done” to secure the release of a British-Iranian woman being held in Iran, her husband has said. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested during a visit to Iran in April 2016, accused of trying to overthrow the regime, which she denies. In a phone call, Richard Ratcliffe has asked the foreign secretary to consider diplomatic protection for his...

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Brexit: Labour says ‘very many’ Tories share EU bill concerns

Brexit: Labour says ‘very many’ Tories share EU bill concerns 13 November 2017 From the section UK Politics Related Topics Brexit Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKeir Starmer tells Today a government that can’t reach a deal on anything doesn’t deserve to continue Labour is planning to team up with Conservative rebels to change the government’s key Brexit bill when it returns to the House of Commons. The opposition wants to ensure the European Court of Justice still has a role during the transitional period planned after March 2019. Its Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer claimed “very...

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