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No deal Brexit risks ‘big’ consequences and ‘idle bankers’ , Mark Carney warns

The governor of the Bank of England made his remarks while giving evidence to a committee of MPs at the Farnborough International Airshow - the first outing outside Westminster for a Treasury committee hearing

Vote Leave: Official Brexit campaign referred to police over breaches of electoral law

The Electoral Commission found that the campaign group, which was backed by top politicians like Boris Johnson and Michael Gove, exceeded its legal spending limit of £7m by almost £500,000 during the 2016 referendum

Labour MPs call for tougher anti-Semitism code

A new Labour code of conduct states explicitly that "anti-Semitism is racism", and goes on to say that "it is unacceptable in our party and in wider society"

Custom bill passes despite Tory Remainer backlash over May climbdowns

Although the final majority was fairly comfortable on the third reading of the customs bill, a series of amendments, demanded by Leave-supporting Conservatives on post-Brexit customs arrangements, only just scraped through

Alex Salmond’s RT TV show ‘misled audience’, says Ofcom

The watchdog said "audience tweets" presented as having come from viewers had instead mostly been from production staff linked to the programme

‘WhatsApp 100’ plot to wreck Theresa May’s Chequers plan

Amid an escalating crisis for the prime minister, MPs are set to vote on a series of amendments, tabled by members of the European Research Group (ERG), that seek to wreck a blueprint for leaving the EU drawn up at Chequers

Is it coming home after all? Labour back 2030 World Cup bid

In the wake of the England team's success at this year's tournament in Russia, Labour have announced their support for the World Cup returning to British shores for the first time since 1966

May suffers yet another resignation as Robert Courts quits over her Brexit plan

Robert Courts, MP for Witney, has quit as a parliamentary aide to foreign office ministers in order to "express discontent" with the prime minister's strategy for leaving the EU

Tony Blair and Lord Mandelson join Tory Brexiteers in attack on Theresa May’s plan

The New Labour duo, who were prominent members of the Remain campaign during the EU referendum, have both branded the prime minister's plan "the worst of both worlds"

Theresa May takes revenge on Donald Trump over trade deal row

But today she's confident her Chequers plan is workable, at least more workable than any of the options the EU suggested

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