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EU’s Tusk: Idea of Britain ‘having cake and eating it’ on Brexit is finished

Speaking outside Downing Street following talks with Theresa May, the European Council President also said there is not yet sufficient progress to move the exit negotiations on to the next stage, the future trading relationship

John McDonnell: Labour ‘war-gaming’ for run on pound if elected

At a fringe event at the party's conference in Brighton, Mr McDonnell described the work being done to allow Labour to "hit the deck running" should they win power

Jeremy Corbyn should be ’embarrassed’ by Labour anti-Semitism row

Party members will vote on a change to Labour's constitution at their gathering in Brighton on Tuesday, with the National Executive Committee (NEC) hoping to toughen its regulations on "incidents involving racism, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia or otherwise racist language, sentiments, stereotypes or

Nine Corbyn-crazy items you can buy at Labour conference

The Labour leader is front and centre of his party's promo material and branding - and inspiring a lot of quirky products flogged to delegates wandering round the exhibition zone

Royals’ MP Emma Dent Coad says Duke and Duchess ‘ridiculous’

Recently elected Kensington representative Emma Dent Coad criticised her two constituents and "the whole system" of the Royal Family at a pro-republican event on Monday

Labour promises to set up ‘cradle-to-grave’ National Education Service

After a bruising couple of days over Brexit policy, Labour will look to draw a line under the conflict today as it renews its focus on the domestic agenda, with the announcement of a new draft charter for the NES

Nine highlights from Labour conference day two

A sex joke featuring Boris Johnson and Michael Gove, Emily Thornberry retrying her unfortunate high-five with Jeremy Corbyn and a major policy announcement from John McDonnell all featured

Irish PM Leo Varadkar pushes Theresa May for ‘specifics’ on Brexit border issue

The Irish PM is the first EU leader to visit the PM since her keynote address in Florence last week in which she set out her hopes for a post-Brexit relationship with Brussels

Emily Thornberry mocks Boris Johnson over Brexit ‘paternity test’

The shadow foreign secretary ridiculed reports her opposite number is "sick of being blamed for the way Brexit is going"

John McDonnell pledges to end PFI ‘scandal’

The shadow chancellor told delegates at Labour's autumn conference in Brighton that "never again will this waste of taxpayer money be used to subsidise the profits of shareholders"

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