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Brexit could push more countries towards the euro, says senior MEP

Danuta Hubner, who chairs the European Parliament's influential Constitutional Affairs Committee, warned the bloc's "political centre" will shift significantly when Britain leaves in 2019

Nigel Farage ‘slipped Julian Assange a data stick in secret’, says investigator

The former UKIP leader is said to have met Mr Assange, who has been holed up at the London address for more than five years, on several occasions

Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron grin for ‘le selfie’

The Prime Minister beamed as she clearly enjoyed rubbing shoulders with media-savvy French President Emmanuel Macron in the age of Instagram and Twitter

John Worboys: Government will not seek review of black cab rapist’s release

Justice Secretary David Gauke said it would "not be appropriate" to seek a judicial review of the case after taking "considered and expert" legal advice

NHS faces ‘endemic, unsustainable’ financial problems, says National Audit Office

A National Audit Office (NAO) report concludes that despite additional funding and planned reforms, the health service is failing to manage increased demand, while performance against treatment targets - including those for A&E services and cancer - is getting worse

Boris Johnson floats idea of Channel ‘bridge’ at UK-France summit

The Foreign Secretary, who was among top Cabinet ministers to meet their French counterparts at Sandhurst military academy on Thursday, is understood to unveiled his plan during the talks

Emmanuel Macron delivers simple Brexit message to Theresa May on UK trip

It was designed to communicate some acceptance and a lot of exasperation from the Prime Minister's guest about the upcoming Brexit battles

UK-France summit: Emmanuel Macron says UK must pay for post-Brexit City deal

Speaking alongside the Prime Minister during his first visit to Britain since being elected, the French President insisted he was "here neither to punish nor reward" over Brexit

Ministers set up Carillion collapse task force to support companies and workers

The construction and outsourcing giant, employing 43,000 people including 20,000 in Britain and engaged in a variety of public sector contracts, went into liquidation earlier this week

Promoted Tory MP ‘encouraged police brutality’ during 2011 riots

The post, obtained by The Times, read: "We need to come down hard on these morons before somebody gets killed!

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