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An invitation to carry on insulting me and my fellow Brexiteers

An invitation to carry on insulting me and my fellow Brexiteers | Press coverage | Scoop.it
After appearing on Newsnight last week, an #FBPE-monikered keyboard warrior wrote a much liked comment above my picture that read: “Bat shit crazy, howling at the moon @brexitparty_uk  neo Nazi…
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Brexit deal 'pathway' could require compromise on customs and consent

Brexit deal 'pathway' could require compromise on customs and consent | Press coverage | Scoop.it
The “pathway” to a Brexit deal sighted by Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar in The Wirral on Thursday is thought to involve concessions from both sides on the issues of customs and Northern Irish consent for new arrangements.
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On Boris Johnson's deal 'pathway' "Professor Anand Menon, director of the UK in a Changing Europe thinktank, said that a customs compromise could be based around a scaled-down version of Theresa May’s 2018 “new customs partnership” plan."

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The Brexit deal: dead or alive? - Politics Weekly podcast | Politics | The Guardian

The Brexit deal: dead or alive? - Politics Weekly podcast | Politics | The Guardian | Press coverage | Scoop.it
Rowena Mason is joined by Jennifer Rankin, Anand Menon and Paula Surridge to discuss the potential for a Brexit agreement given relations between the UK and the EU have soured this week. Peter Walker then gives the latest on how MPs feel about the Extinction Rebellion activists
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With just three weeks left until Brexit, Rowena Mason is joined by Jennifer RankinPaula Surridge, and Anand Menon, on the Guardian Politics Weekly podcast to try to answer some of the key questions about an extension, UK-EU relations and a possible election."

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Fact checkers ’can’t win game’ of reaching same audience as false stories, Full Fact boss says

Fact checkers ’can’t win game’ of reaching same audience as false stories, Full Fact boss says | Press coverage | Scoop.it
Fact checking articles in a bid to reach the same number of readers as the initial falsehoods they correct is a game that cannot be won, the head of the UK’s biggest fact-checking charity said today.  Full Fact chief executive Will Moy (pictured, right) said his organisation’s work should instead act as a deterrent to … Continue reading "Fact checkers ’can’t win game’ of reaching same audience as false stories, Full Fact boss says"
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"Speaking at The UK in a Changing Europe’s Brexit and the Media event in London today, [FUll Fact's] Moy said those who think fact checking can fully counter incorrect claims after they are published are wrong."

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Brexit news latest: Poll of polls says Britain is now against leaving EU as most want to stay | London

Brexit news latest: Poll of polls says Britain is now against leaving EU as most want to stay | London | Press coverage | Scoop.it
Britain has turned against Brexit and would now vote to stay in the European Union, according to the biggest ever poll-of-polls. The YouGov analysis for the Evening Standard of 300 surveys shows “concrete” evidence that the country shifted against quitting the European bloc in the year after the June 2016 referendum and has steadfastly stuck to this position ever since.
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"Britain has turned against Brexit and would now vote to stay in the European Union, according to the biggest ever poll-of-polls...The poll-of-polls compiled results from four trend questions on Professor Sir John Curtice’s whatUKthinks website"

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EU families feel more welcome in Scotland than they do in the rest of the UK

EU families feel more welcome in Scotland than they do in the rest of the UK | Press coverage | Scoop.it
In the 2016 EU referendum, 62% of Scottish voters backed Remain, but do the experiences of EU families living in Scotland differ from those living elsewhere in the UK? Drawing on new research, Mari…
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Britain would now vote to stay in the EU, mega-poll reveals

Britain would now vote to stay in the EU, mega-poll reveals | Press coverage | Scoop.it
CityAM - The tide of public opinion has now turned against Brexit and Brits would now vote to stay in the EU, [...]
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Brexit news: UK would face ‘widespread unhappiness’ if it doesn’t leave EU | UK | News

Brexit news: UK would face ‘widespread unhappiness’ if it doesn’t leave EU | UK | News | Press coverage | Scoop.it
BRITAIN will fall into “widespread unhappiness” if the country doesn’t leave the EU after 17.4 million people voted for Brexit in 2016, a political expert has warned.
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An invitation to carry on insulting me and my fellow Brexiteers

An invitation to carry on insulting me and my fellow Brexiteers | Press coverage | Scoop.it
After appearing on Newsnight last week, an #FBPE-monikered keyboard warrior wrote a much liked comment above my picture that read: “Bat shit crazy, howling at the moon @brexitparty_uk  neo Nazi…
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Can Boris Johnson defy the law against no-deal Brexit?

Can Boris Johnson defy the law against no-deal Brexit? | Press coverage | Scoop.it
UK government sending out mixed messages about what it will do about the Benn Act
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“I think the Benn Act is pretty watertight,” said Catherine Barnard of the UK in a Changing Europe, a think tank. “Lots of people have been thinking about ways of getting round it, but it’s been drafted by serious people."

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Brexit latest: Polling Guru reveals Boris Johnson making same mistakes as Theresa May | UK | News

Brexit latest: Polling Guru reveals Boris Johnson making same mistakes as Theresa May | UK | News | Press coverage | Scoop.it
POLLING guru Sir John Curtice warned that Boris Johnson may be making the same mistakes as Theresa May and could see himself going down a similar path.
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"Despite Boris Johnson’s seemingly more determined and aggressive handling of Brexit, polling guru and political scientist Sir John Curtice argued the Prime Minister may be making the same mistakes as Theresa May. "

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Another fine mess | News | The Times

Another fine mess | News | The Times | Press coverage | Scoop.it
For more than an hour this morning Jennifer Arcuri was grilled about her relationship with Boris Johnson.I’m not sure we learnt a huge amount from the US businesswoman’s interview with ITV’s Good Morning Britain but she certainly knows how to paint a mental picture.There was a lot of focus on the po
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"John Curtice, writing in The Times, points out that unlike anything Theresa May managed , Johnson’s plan is “relatively popular among those whose wishes he is trying to fulfil, that is, those who voted Leave”."

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Business Live: UK productivity falls

Business Live: UK productivity falls | Press coverage | Scoop.it
Productivity fell by 0.5% year-on-year between April and June, following two quarters of zero growth.
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Meredith Crowley says the announcement regarding a change to tariffs this morning is "not a surprise."

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Brexit talks continue after promising signals that a deal is possible

Brexit talks continue after promising signals that a deal is possible | Press coverage | Scoop.it
The U.K. government's minister responsible for Brexit is meeting the European Union's chief negotiator in Brussels.
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On this week's meeting between Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar, Katy Hayward said "The fact they have met and are trying to be cautious and polite about each other is a positive sign...Varadkar could hardly say that there’s no hope of a deal this month, it’s not his place to say so.”

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Media experts dub British journalists 'useful idiots' who are 'being played' on Brexit

Media experts dub British journalists 'useful idiots' who are 'being played' on Brexit | Press coverage | Scoop.it
British journalists are being “played like an instrument” when they publish stories based on Government leaks and anonymous sources, a prominent media academic has claimed. The comment from Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism director Rasmus Nielsen, was one of many criticising the British press made by a panel of foreign journalists at a … Continue reading "Media experts dub British journalists 'useful idiots' who are 'being played' on Brexit"
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"Jill Rutter, a senior research fellow at The UK in a Changing Europe, said journalists ought to tell Number 10 to speak on the record if they want their words reported, pointing to Johnson’s senior adviser Dominic Cummings’ “midnight ravings”."

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British journalists 'being played like an instrument' by No.10, say EU counterparts | Latest Brexit news and top stories

British journalists 'being played like an instrument' by No.10, say EU counterparts | Latest Brexit news and top stories | Press coverage | Scoop.it
European journalists and experts have criticised the UK media's recent coverage of Brexit, saying that they are being
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"Journalists are being "co-opted into being useful idiots for No.10", was one scathing comment among many made by foreign journalists at a conference on Brexit and the Media held in London by think tank UK in a Changing Europe."

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James Millar: Hide from reality if you must - but it will only hurt all the more when it bites

James Millar: Hide from reality if you must - but it will only hurt all the more when it bites | Press coverage | Scoop.it
Delusion rules in politics these days.
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Brexit News: Polling guru reveals the worst thing Remainers have done to derail Brexit | UK | News

Brexit News: Polling guru reveals the worst thing Remainers have done to derail Brexit | UK | News | Press coverage | Scoop.it
POLLING GURU SIR John Curtice revealed the worst thing Remainers have done to disrupt Brexit and hinder Boris Johnson.
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"During an interview with Express.co.uk, polling guru and political scientist Sir John Curtice explained that the Benn Act was the most detrimental way that Remainers had disrupted Brexit."

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Brexit News: Real reason Labour Party is scared of a general election and Boris Johnson | UK | News

Brexit News: Real reason Labour Party is scared of a general election and Boris Johnson | UK | News | Press coverage | Scoop.it
POLLING GURU Sir John Curtice outlined the exact reason the Labour Party are fearful of a general election and losing crucial seats over Brexit.
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"Polling guru and political scientist Sir John Curtice argued the Labour Party were fearful that if they accepted a general election it would not allow them the ability to use the Benn act to prevent a no deal Brexit."

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Don’t bet on a ‘no deal’ Brexit after a UK election | Article

Don’t bet on a ‘no deal’ Brexit after a UK election | Article | Press coverage | Scoop.it
A UK election looks almost inevitable, and should that yield a Conservative majority, the sense is that a ‘no deal’ Brexit would become mor
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The week ahead in Parliament

The week ahead in Parliament | Press coverage | Scoop.it
There's two days left in the 2017-19 Parliamentary session - enough time for further Brexit manoeuvring?
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EU goads that Boris Johnson has only just realized what a 'mess' he is in

EU goads that Boris Johnson has only just realized what a 'mess' he is in | Press coverage | Scoop.it
brexit countdown_bgCreated with Sketch.EU politicians trolled Boris Johnson over his 'joke' Brexit blueprint today as talks teeter on the brink of collapse.  The PM has appealed for the bloc to engage with his proposals as he admitted time is running out to get a deal. Speaking on a visit to a hospital in Watford today, Mr Johnson…
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"John Curtice said he believed there was a 50 per cent chance of the Tories winning the next election and a 50 per cent chance of a hung Parliament."

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Low-income voters could be a crucial force at the next election, according to landmark research

Low-income voters could be a crucial force at the next election, according to landmark research | Press coverage | Scoop.it
A landmark report by the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) bringing together four years’ worth of political attitudes research shows how low-income voters could prove to be a crucial force at the next election. Not only are low-income voters now more likely to vote (up by 7% between 2015 and 2017), they have become more …
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"Joint JRF research with UK in a Changing Europe also found that an ambitious policy offer could deliver electoral dividends. People’s priorities were for more vibrant local economies and high streets; better paid and more secure work that boosts their living standards; and opportunities to improve their skills and find good apprenticeships."

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UK tweaks tariffs amid no-deal Brexit countdown | Politics | The Guardian

UK tweaks tariffs amid no-deal Brexit countdown | Politics | The Guardian | Press coverage | Scoop.it
Adjustments made for duties on trucks, bioethanol and clothing in effort to keep prices down
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"Dr Meredith Crowley, international trade economist from the University of Cambridge, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme it was not surprising the UK was trying to “fine-tune” its tariff schedule."

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"But analysts said there was little doubt that Downing Street will comply with the Benn Act one way or another.  “I think the Benn Act is pretty watertight,” said Catherine Barnard of the UK in a Changing Europe, a think-tank. “Lots of people have been thinking about ways of getting round it, but it’s been drafted by serious people.”"

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