UK trade minister faces questions over role

Composite of Liam Fox and Theresa May, 2016
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PM says Fox will not be leading talks on EU trade relations

Owen Smith under fire for wealth tax plan

Labour leadership campaigner outlines how levy would be collected

G3T69Y Brighton, East Sussex, 14th June 2016. Commuters hold a protest at Brighton Rail Station after suffering weeks of severe disruption due to staffing problems. Staff have been on strike and calling in sick due to disputes over Southerns proposed move to driver-only trains.
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Southern commuter misery deepens with five-day strike

Action starting on August 8 in protest at plans for driver-only trains

Hinkley Point C nuclear power station is a project funded by China to construct a 3,200 MWe nuclear power station with two European Pressurised Reactors in Somerset, England, UK. (Photo by In Pictures Ltd./Corbis via Getty Images)

EDF board member resigns

Plan to build nuclear plant faces further hurdle

Bid to bar Corbyn from Labour race fails

Challenge to make incumbent seek nominations from MPs fails

Will Britain hold an early election?

Within a year Theresa May’s honeymoon may have given way to political reality

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Court rules against child protection policy

Scotland’s ‘named person’ scheme found to violate human rights law

Foreign students turned off by Brexit

Survey suggests expansion plans may need to be rethought

Brexit brings old foes back into battle

Lead negotiators Davis and Barnier first clashed 20 years ago

Tory lead adds to calls for UK snap poll

Some expect general election next spring or summer

UK delay deals fresh blow to Hinkley Point

Review announced after French utility backs nuclear project

UK-Ireland relations need special care

May recognises that Brexit cannot put a hard-won peace at risk

A dark day for the UK Labour party

The court ruling in Jeremy Corbyn’s favour leaves rebel MPs isolated, writes Sebastian Payne

SDP casts shadow over anti-Corbyn rebels

The breakaway party did not fail; it was a successful suicide mission

May is right about reforming capitalism

Officials say it is more like a change of government than just a new PM, says Philip Stephens

UK reacts coolly to Barnier Brexit role

French politician dubbed Scourge of the City after rewriting rules for financial services

Smith eyes wealth tax in Labour pitch

Leadership challenger seeks to prise voters from Corbyn

Pension penalties for employers rise

Watchdog sees 300% increase in warnings over automatic enrolment

London airports decision due in the autumn

Commission recommended new runway at Heathrow last July

The Bank of England’s response to Out

Risks of too much stimulus are minor in comparison

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