May admits her ‘queue jumping’ jibe about EU nationals was a mistake – Politics live

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Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May’s statement to MPs about yesterday’s EU Brexit summit 6.09pm GMT Martin Vickers, a Conservative, asks about the reference to social security payments in the political declaration. (See here for more on this issue.) How much would this cost the UK? May says […]

US agents arrested 42 migrants on American side of the border, official says

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Officials claim agents released teargas when hit with rocks Thirty-nine arrests reported on Mexican side of the border Officials arrested 42 migrants on the US side of the border with Mexico on Sunday, a border patrol official said, claiming agents released teargas only when attacked with rocks. Related: This is what Trump’s caravan ‘invasion’ really […]

Two associates killed in gangland feud, Liverpool jury told

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Mark Fellows and Steven Boyle accused of murdering Paul Massey and John Kinsella three years apart Two notorious gangland associates were gunned down in a “stone cold murder” as part of a deadly feud between rival gangs, a court has heard. Paul Massey, 55, from Salford, and his friend John Kinsella, 53, from Liverpool, were […]

Russia accuses Ukraine of naval 'provocation' in Kerch strait

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UN security council holds emergency session after seizure of three Ukrainian vessels by Russia Tensions between Moscow and Kiev have escalated after Russia fired on and seized three Ukrainian vessels and their crews in the Kerch strait separating Crimea from the Russian mainland. The Russian foreign ministry accused Kiev of coordinating with the US and […]

MPs to vote on May's Brexit deal on 11 December

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Commons will vote after five-day debate when PM will hope to win over Tory backbenchers Politics live – May makes statement to Commons Theresa May will stage the make-or-break vote on her final Brexit deal on Tuesday 11 December after a marathon Commons debate in which the prime minister hopes to turn around the 89 […]