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Corbyn sets up Brexit showdown with May over customs union – Gibraltar Chronicle


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Corbyn sets up Brexit showdown with May over customs union
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Jeremy Corbyn has set up a high-stakes showdown with Theresa May by backing a “new and comprehensive” UK-EU customs union to ensure tariff-free trade after Brexit. The Labour leader's announcement opens up a clear divide with the Prime Minister, who

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‘Enraged’ Picardo ‘lectured’ Prime Minister over Brexit letter, book claims – Gibraltar Chronicle


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‘Enraged’ Picardo ‘lectured’ Prime Minister over Brexit letter, book claims
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Chief Minister Fabian Picardo was “enraged” by the UK Government’s failure to include an explicit reference to Gibraltar in its Article 50 letter triggering Brexit last march – and “lectured” Prime Minister Theresa May about her advisors when she

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Catalan referendum: ERG “shocked” by UK government response – GBC News


Catalan referendum: ERG “shocked” by UK government response
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The Equality Rights Group has written to the Prime Minister, Theresa May, and Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, to express its “shocked concern” at the British Government’s response to Spain’s “militaristic” actions during the Catalan referendum. It

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Downing Street says Prime Minister has full confidence in Boris Johnson amid Brexit criticism – GBC News


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Downing Street says Prime Minister has full confidence in Boris Johnson amid Brexit criticism
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Number Ten Downing Street has issued a statement saying the Prime Minister continues to have full confidence in Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, and has a good relationship with him. This follows declarations from the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator

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Gib threat level remains ‘substantial’ as UK raises Terror alert to ‘critical’ – GBC News


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Gib threat level remains ‘substantial’ as UK raises Terror alert to ‘critical’
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Gibraltar’s security alert remained ‘substantial’ on Tuesday night as the Prime Minister announced the UK was on its highest alert, ‘critical’, since the 7/7 attacks on London. Following the Manchester Arena bombing, the threat level was raised in the

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Chief Minister’s statement to Parliament on the Prime Minister triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty – Gibraltar Chronicle


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Chief Minister’s statement to Parliament on the Prime Minister triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty
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The Prime Minister has moreover just answered two questions in Parliament about Gibraltar, arising from her statement, confirming specifically that Gibraltar is a specific part of the multilateral negotiation she will lead with the rest of the European

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Chief Minister to address Parliament following Article 50 being triggered – GBC News


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Chief Minister to address Parliament following Article 50 being triggered
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The Chief Minister is to address Parliament ahead of tomorrow’s afternoon session: on the day that Article 50 is triggered, and the formal Brexit process begins. His statement is expected after the Prime Minister has spoken in Commons at half past noon.

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