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Boris Johnson pledges to kick start 2020 by ending ‘rancour and uncertainty’ of Brexit in upbeat New Year message

Boris Johnson pledges to kick start 2020 by ending ‘rancour and uncertainty’ of Brexit in upbeat New Year message The Sun     •     December 31, 2019, 10:30 pm BORIS Johnson has fired the starting gun on a “remarkable decade” of prosperity as he promised to be a “Prime Minister for everyone”. In a New Year’s message, the PM pledged to kick-start the roaring…

Boris Johnson is to urge Britain to 'turn the page' on the divisions caused by Brexit

In his New Year message, the PM urges politicians and public alike to move on from the 'division, rancour and uncertainty which has dominated public life and held us back for far too long'.

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Brussels tells Boris Johnson to obey their rules if Britain wants a quick deal

With negotiations over the future relationship set to begin, EU leaders said Britain would be granted a swift trade deal only if the Prime Minister agreed to a 'level playing field' with the EU.

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Rayner expected to back Long Bailey for Labour leadership despite ‘Continuity Corbyn’ jibe

REBECCA Long Bailey has confirmed she is considering running for the Labour Party leadership and is expected to secure the backing Angela Rayner after rumours her close friend and flatmate might also mount a bid for the top job were rejected.

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How to check if you need to renew your passport before you travel to Europe after Brexit

How to check if you need to renew your passport before you travel to Europe after Brexit The Sun     •     December 31, 2019, 3:00 pm AHEAD of the Brexit deadline on January 31, Brits who are planning to travel to Europe should check whether they need to renew their passport before they head off. That’s because there are new rules…

Unite leader Len McCluskey blames Labour's humiliating defeat on Corbyn's 'Metropolitan' manifesto

The staunch Corbynite heaped blame on leadership contenders such as Keir Starmer and Emily Thornberry for the party's 'slow motion' decision to back a second Brexit referendum.

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March: Brexit Crunch Time

As the presumed final Brexit deadline of the 29th March drew closer, the madness ramped up to, what were then, unprecedented levels. A petition to revoke Article 50 got six million signatures – many of which were repeat signatures or from foreign actors – and it wasn’t long before Guido unveiled the gruesome posts from the petition’s creator threatening to shoot May and how to buy “legal” guns. Remainers also launched a line of merchandise nobody was calling out for, including a ‘commemorative’ tea towel with dead Brexiteers onThis bust-up between Farage and Soubry is a good reminder of the anger between both sides, and was one of our most-watched clips of the month…Despite not getting Brexit in March after 412 MPs voted to delay Brexit yet again, we did get a few laughs; not least from Dominic Frisby’s 17 million f**k offs, German comedian Henning Wehn on Question Time and a sidesplitting ruling from the court of appeal tearing apart every argument in lunatic remainer QC Jessica Si…

Campaigners call for cap on skilled workers seeking jobs in post-Brexit Britain

BRITAIN should limit the amount of skilled workers entering the country after Brexit to prevent further sharp rises in migration, according to Migration Watch UK.

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April: The Rise of Greta

After the Brexit turmoil of March, our attention instead turned to the environment with the appearance of both Greta Thunberg – whose mother, it transpired, was a Eurovision star –  and the posho climate communists, Extinction Rebellion; headed by walking stereotype Robin Boardman-Pattinson who, after a life of luxury at his £18,000 a year education and Bristol university education, didn’t practise what he preached when jetting abroad for his skiing holidaysUnsurprisingly, Guido readers particularly enjoyed this clip of Boulton giving him a dressing downBrexit continued to lurch on in its ever more unsure and compromised form, with Theresa May announcing she would begin seeking a soft Brexit stitch-up with Corbyn and Bercow breaking Commons rules yet again to give more opportunities to remainer MPs to block or substantially soften Brexit – despite the amendments already having been voted on. He wasn’t the naughtiest character of the month, though, with Fiona Onasanya returning to c…

Relive 2019 with the Mail's peerless cartoonist PAUL THOMAS

This year's abundance of subject matter makes for interesting viewing...PAUL THOMAS illustrates the dramas of 2019 for the Mail.

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China and India are richer than UK – so WHY are we still sending them AID MONEY?

BORIS JOHNSON is being urged to overhaul Britain’s £14.6bn foreign aid programme after it emerged tens of millions were being pumped into the massive economies of China and India which are both wealthy enough to run their own nuclear and space operations.

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February: Brexit Party Gets Started

The Brexit Party only launched in February, won a national election in May and flamed out in December. It changed the course of history, pulling the Tories out of their rut, and convinced Tory MPs they had to install Boris. All in a few month’s work for Farage…There was a raft of #DespiteBrexit news, with EU investors considering moving operations to the UK and Nissan continuing – and boosting – their operations (which surprisingly didn’t get the same attention as the project fear warnings car manufacturing would be wiped out by Brexit). It wasn’t all good news for followers of British politics, however, as we were subjected to nutty Cambridge professor Victoria Bateman constantly getting nude for BrexitWith Rachel Johnson also following suitOn the topic of tits, February was also the month Corbyn finally settled on turning Labour into a second referendum party (the last time there was any inkling of decisiveness with his Brexit policy); the Independent Group was formed (whatever h…

Jeremy Corbyn branded DELUDED over defiant New Year Labour message

JEREMY CORBYN is facing ridicule over his New Year message in which he describes 2019 as “quite a year” but makes no mention of Labour’s disastrous election campaign, his delayed quitting or the antisemitism that has poisoned the party on his watch.

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EU trade boss says Boris Johnson will BREAK manifesto pledge not to extend Brexit ‘transition’

EU trade boss says Boris Johnson will BREAK manifesto pledge not to extend Brexit ‘transition’ The Sun     •     December 31, 2019, 10:21 am AN EU trade boss has claimed Boris Johnson will break his manifesto pledge not to extend the Brexit ‘transition’ period. Brussels Trade commissioner Phil Hogan insisted Mr Johnson would cave and…

Vince Cable brands Lib Dems' flagship 'Stop Brexit' policy a 'mistake'

Sir Vince Cable has blamed the revoke Brexit policy for the Liberal Democrats' election disaster, branding it a 'mistake'. He criticised Jo Swinson for adopting the policy.

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‘Hugely embarrassing year’ British politics savaged as Brexit and global standing hammered

UK politics in 2019 has been branded “embarrassing” and disastrous” as a result of the ongoing Brexit crisis, with critics warning the country is now weaker and has seen its global standing take a brutal battering.

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President Macron plans to award Legion d'honneur to London

President Macron plans to bestow the highest order of merit on the capital to commemorate how it acted as a base for exiled French leader Charles de Gaulle during the Second World War.

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Labour 2020 plan: When will the Labour leadership contest start? Who will replace Corbyn?

LABOUR suffered a dramatic defeat to the Conservative Party in the December election, triggering Jeremy Corbyn to announce he would soon step down. But when will the Labour leadership contest start? Who will replace Jeremy Corbyn?

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Tech giant bosses could be JAILED in Britain if their firms fail to protect users

Tech bosses could face fines or even prison if they fail to protect users under new plans to regulate social media in the UK. Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan (pictured) will oversee a consultation.

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Bank of England governor Mark Carney warns post-Brexit trade deals will be harder due to increasing global strife

Bank of England governor Mark Carney warns post-Brexit trade deals will be harder due to increasing global strife The Sun     •     December 31, 2019, 12:06 am MARK Carney has warned that future trade deals after Brexit will be harder because of deepening global strife. The Bank of England’s governor steps down next month after seven years to take up a new…

Phil Hogan doubts Boris Johnson's Brexit plan

EU trade commissioner Phil Hogan insisted Mr Johnson would cave and agree to keep Britain locked inside the bloc's single market and customs union beyond the end of next year.

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Macron tries to undermine Britain's special relationship with the US ‘oldest ally’

MEDDLING Emmanuel Macron had made an attempt to undermine the UK’s age-old relationship with the US by boosting France’s military clout in Washington to force Britain out.

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US boasts of ‘STRATOSPHERIC’ decade of post-Brexit trade in boost for Boris ‘ROARING 20s!’

US Ambassador to the UK, Woody Johnson, has made a stunning 2020 prediction ahead of the beginning of trade talks between Britain and America in the new year.

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Defectors who left their parties amid Brexit turmoil lost their seats

Former Tory minister and ardent Remainer Anna Soubry was among the 18 MPs who had left their political parties amid the Brexit turmoil and who have now lost their seats.

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RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: They wanted a People's Vote. They got one! 

RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: This wasn't just a defiant reaffirmation of the EU referendum result, it was a damning repudiation of those who have spent the past three and a half years trying to Stop Brexit.

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Brexit 2020: What happens now? The full timeline for New Year to GET BREXIT DONE

BREXIT is potentially just around the corner but Boris Johnson has a few hurdles left to jump before Britain can leave the EU on January 31. Here is the full parliamentary timeline for Brexit in 2020.

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People's Vote campaign is scrapped as organisers accept a second referendum is not going to happen

Leading Remainers on Thursday watched hopes of a second referendum go up in smoke as the Prime Minister stormed to a decisive 80-seat majority with which he can ram through his Brexit deal.

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Michael Gove is being lined up to be Britain's new global trade supremo

Despite their bitter fallout in 2016, the Prime Minister is drawing up plans to put his fellow Brexiteer at the helm of a Whitehall super department responsible for forging Global Britain's place in the world.

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Boris Johnson’s 2020: Everything Boris will do in the New Year - revealed

BORIS JOHNSON has been enjoying his Christmas break with girlfriend Carrie Symonds, but what does 2020 hold for the Prime Minister? Here Express.co.uk takes a look at everything Mr Johnson will do in the New Year.

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Boris Johnson plots brutal ‘Valentine’s Day massacre’ reshuffle after Brexit

Boris Johnson plots brutal ‘Valentine’s Day massacre’ reshuffle after Brexit The Sun     •     December 30, 2019, 9:19 am BORIS Johnson is plotting a brutal reshuffle of up to a THIRD of his top team after his huge election win. After the PM finally delivers Brexit and gets Britain out of the EU on January 31, he’s…