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Meta: Brexit latest news: Legal challenge to Brexit launched by UK expats | Politics | News

[ad_1] The UK in EU Challenge group has based the challenge on the conduct of pro-leave organisations in the run up to the 2016 referendum.Leave.EU was recently fined £70,000 following an investigation by the Electoral Commission for offences committed under electoral law.The group will argue the electoral offences "nullify the result" of both the referendum and the notification to leave the EU under Article 50.In a statement, the group said:
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Jeremy Corbyn antisemitism row: Labour leader rolls his eyes when questioned | Politics | News

[ad_1] The Labour leader is clearly sick of the question over his involvement and after rolling his eyes obviously and sighing at a question from a journalist, he said: “I was there when the wreaths were laid – that’s pretty obvious. There were many others there that were witness to that, I witnessed many other people laying many wreaths.“I laid one along with many other people in memory of all
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Turkish court rejects appeal for terror-linked US pastor’s release from house arrest

[ad_1] The Second High Criminal Court in western Turkey's Izmir province rejected Wednesday a new appeal for terror-linked U.S. pastor Andrew Craig Brunson's release from house arrest and for his travel ban to be lifted, his lawyer Ismail Cem Halavurt said, adding that a higher court has yet to rule on the appeal. Brunson, a Christian pastor from North Carolina who has lived in Turkey for more than two decades,
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BBC Newsnight: Corbynite MP ‘CAN’T’ answer question on Jeremy Corbyn wreath ceremony | Politics | News

[ad_1] Chris Williamson, Labour MP for Derby North, appeared on BBC Newsnight in an attempt to defend the Labour leader’s laying of a wreath apparently close to a memorial for members of the Black September terrorist group.Black September were the masterminds behind to 1972 massacre at the Munich Olympics, which saw 11 members of the Israeli Olympic team and one German police officer murdered.Mr Williamson was questioned on the issue
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Riddle of who paid for Jeremy Corbyn’s trip that ‘honoured terrorists’ | Politics | News

[ad_1] he move came as a fresh blow in the crisis engulfing his leader- ship following the revelation of his presence at a ceremony honouring the memory of Muslim extremists linked to the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre.Eleven Israeli athletes and a west German police officer were taken hostage in the Olympic Village and murdered by members of the Palestinian terrorist group Black September.As the row deepened yesterday, Mr Corbyn admitted
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Welsh Assembly leader polls ‘opportunity to change politics’

[ad_1] Leadership contenders in the three main parties in Wales have been urged to "change the face of Welsh politics" by promoting diversity and tolerance.The Electoral Reform Society Cymru called on all Labour, Conservative and Plaid Cymru hopefuls to back its ideas.It wants 45% of assembly candidates to be women, action to encourage minorities and a crack down on abuse.Director Jess Blair said the leadership elections provided an "unprecedented opportunity"
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Brexit latest: Rees-Mogg spearheads new Brexit plan with ‘POSITIVE’ future under WTO rules | Politics | News

[ad_1] It is expected to set out a different vision for Britain's post-Brexit future relationship with Brussels in contrast to the close customs links backed by the Prime Minister.Senior Tory Jacob Rees-Mogg, chairman of the European Research Group, is understood to be drawing up the proposals with the help of former Brexit minister Steve Baker.Up to 80 backbench Tories could support the plan in open defiance of the Government's position
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Corbyn can NEVER claim moral authority to condemn terror attacks – Jeremy Hunt says | Politics | News

[ad_1] In a significant toughening of the Government's criticism of the opposition in the anti-Semitism row, the Foreign Secretary suggested the Labour leader's honouring of Palestinian militants made him unfit to be prime minister.Writing on Twitter, Mr Hunt said: "If Jeremy Corbyn thinks terrorism is justified for the causes he believes in, how would he as prime minister have the moral authority to condemn terrorist murders of British citizens? Unbelievable
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Jeremy Corbyn faces investigation over ‘undeclared’ Tunisia trip amid wreath laying row | Politics | News

[ad_1] Campaigners pledged to make a formal complaint to Westminster's standards watchdog about the Labour leader's failure to disclose details of the funding for his flights and accommodation for the journey in 2014.The move came as a fresh blow to the crisis engulfing his leadership following the revelation of his presence at a ceremony honouring the memory of extremists linked to the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre.And as the row deepened,
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Trump frustrated with Turkey for not releasing terror-linked US pastor Brunson: White House

[ad_1] President Donald Trump has a "great deal of frustration" that Turkey hasn't released U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson, who is under arrest on terror and espionage charges, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday. Last week, Trump announced a doubling of steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkish imports. The incident happened days after a Turkish delegation returned from Washington with no progress on the detention of pastor Andrew Brunson,