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Another shock as DHL Express suspends some UK-EU services
The toll from the new Brexit trading arrangements grew last night when DHL Express told customers it was “immediately” suspending some UK-EU services. In an email seen by The Loadstar, the company said that with “immediate effect” ...
reddit | Politics | 7 mins ago
 
Digital simulation predicts 20-day wait in 70,000-truck queue to Dover
Truckers heading to the port of Dover once post-Brexit volumes recover could find themselves stuck for up to 20 days in 70,000-long truck queue. That is unless new infrastructure is built, extra staff hired and considerable cargo volumes diverted to ...
reddit | Politics | 1 hrs ago
 
Post-Brexit red tape on services ‘could be like imposing tariffs of 26%’
The mountain of post-Brexit bureaucracy facing Britain’s services sector could be equivalent to imposing a tariff of as much as 26 per cent
reddit | Politics | 1 hrs ago
 
Joe Biden is now president, but Trump has changed the US for a generation | Martin Kettle
Biden’s warm inauguration words will not reset the dials. The era of US global leadership can’t be rebuilt quickly, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle
theguardian | Politics | 2 hrs ago
 
Brexit: NI hauliers raise concerns over 'competence' of new customs agents
The Road Haulage Association say some newly trained agents advising businesses are "not competent".
reddit | Politics | 2 hrs ago
 
The Guardian view on Brexit and bureaucracy: the cost of absurdity | Editorial
Editorial: Conservatives continue to obsess about the burden to business of red tape, except where it is real – at the EU border
theguardian | Politics | 2 hrs ago
 
Poll: Two-thirds say Sturgeon should quit if she misled Holyrood over Salmond
TWO-thirds of Scots think Nicola Sturgeon should resign if she is found to have lied to the Scottish Parliament, according to a new poll.
reddit | Politics | 2 hrs ago
 
Troubles pension: Stormont 'must not play games'
The payments to victims must be funded by the executive, says NI Secretary Brandon Lewis.
bbc | Politics | 2 hrs ago
 
Biden inauguration: 'A step forward' after 'bumpy period' - Johnson
Congratulating Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, the PM said it was a "big moment" for the UK and US.
bbc | Politics | 3 hrs ago
 
Covid: Close courts in England and Wales or face strikes, union warns
Courts should handle cases online in England and Wales while Covid safety is improved, ministers told.
bbc | Politics | 3 hrs ago
 
Stamp Duty debate in parliament quashed by Jacob Rees-Mogg
Agents expecting a stamp duty e-petition signed by 114,000 people calling on Rishi Sunak to exte...
reddit | Politics | 3 hrs ago
 
Is Theresa May really the only Tory willing to hold this government to account? | Rupa Huq
The former Maybot is now an escaped mutant strain of Conservative, harrying Boris Johnson from the backbenches, says Labour MP Rupa Huq
theguardian | Politics | 5 hrs ago
 
COVID-19: UK records another 1,820 coronavirus deaths and 38,905 new cases | UK News
A further 1,820 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for COVID-19 - the highest number of UK deaths reported on a single day since the outbreak began.
reddit | Politics | 5 hrs ago
 
Williamson has been shamed on school meals again. He should quit
For the second time in three months, Conservative MPs have refused to vote in support of children who are eligible for free school meals. This time they are shrugging off Labour’s proposal to ensure
reddit | Politics | 5 hrs ago
 
European leaders hail 'new dawn' for ties with US under Biden
Leaders say Europe again has a friend in the White House but differences with US will not disappear
theguardian | Politics | 6 hrs ago
 
[Scottish] Labour leadership candidate Monica Lennon says it would be 'arrogant' to tell Scots they cannot have another referendum
The MSP, who is up against colleague Anas Sarwar for the Scottish Labour leadership, also said her party should push for a devolution option if there is another referendum
reddit | Politics | 6 hrs ago
 
Nicola Sturgeon is England's favourite political leader, poll finds
WHICH leader of a political party has the highest approval ratings in the UK?
reddit | Politics | 6 hrs ago
 
International Politics Discussion Thread - 20/01/2021 (incl. Biden's inauguration in the US)
0 votes and 2 comments so far on Reddit
reddit | Politics | 6 hrs ago
 
Tory donor Lord Ashcroft’s outsourcing firm lands £350m vaccination contract
Medacs Healthcare is part of a group whose largest shareholder is Michael Ashcroft – who has given millions to the Conservatives.
reddit | Politics | 6 hrs ago
 
Boris Johnson refuses to back Trump and Biden teams in calling Uighur situation ‘genocide’
PM says China’s treatment of Muslim majority ‘utterly abhorrent’
reddit | Politics | 6 hrs ago
 
Mental healthcare needs an overhaul, and legislative tinkering is not enough | Dan Poulter
Reform of the Mental Health Act will make little tangible difference. As a psychiatrist, I know what the real challenges are, says Dr Dan Poulter
theguardian | Politics | 7 hrs ago
 
A return to 'nasty' politics: Politics Weekly podcast
Heather Stewart and others discuss universal credit, the Scottish Labour leadership contest, and the government’s plans to ‘level up’
theguardian | Politics | 7 hrs ago
 
The Conservatives are absolutely obsessed with Scottish independence
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reddit | Politics | 9 hrs ago
 
The Conservatives think the Church of England can fill all welfare gaps. We can't | Fergus Butler-Gallie
Some Tories are happy to let the church step in when the state fails, as it did in Victorian times. But times have, says clergyman Fergus Butler-Gallie
theguardian | Politics | 10 hrs ago
 
Coronavirus: Priti Patel says UK should have closed borders in March 2020
The home secretary has been recorded telling supporters she was an "advocate" of closures last year.
bbc | Politics | 10 hrs ago
 
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