Theresa May loses control of Brexit policy as MPs move to dictate terms over next 48 hours
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Theresa May loses control of Brexit policy as MPs move to dictate terms over next 48 hours

Theresa May has finally lost control of Brexit after her deal was once again defeated in parliament by a huge margin on a catastrophic night for her plans.…

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Cheltenham 2019: Espoir D’Allen steals the headlines on a memorable day of emotion and upset
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Cheltenham 2019: Espoir D’Allen steals the headlines on a memorable day of emotion and upset

Cheltenham Festival Champion Day condensed the emotion and upset that is often spread across the whole week into just one day. Buveur DAir fell early in its Champion…

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Call the Cleaners review: More than the typical reality TV exploitation
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Call the Cleaners review: More than the typical reality TV exploitation

There is nothing I enjoy more than watching other people work. I dont think it is so unusual, and I dont mind owning up to it. It is…

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Manchester City send out message to Champions League rivals with crushing win over Schalke
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Manchester City send out message to Champions League rivals with crushing win over Schalke

Pep Guardiola has described his Manchester City side as Champions League teenagers but this European campaign could yet see them write their coming-of-age story. Other clubs in Fridays…

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Man City vs Schalke LIVE: Stream, latest score, goals, team news, TV channel, time, Champions League
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Man City vs Schalke LIVE: Stream, latest score, goals, team news, TV channel, time, Champions League

Raheem Sterling has a habit of producing the goods in the most timely manner. He salvaged a point against Everton and three against Bournemouth and Southampton in last…

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EU bans all Boeing 737 MAX planes from European airspace
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EU bans all Boeing 737 MAX planes from European airspace

Boeing 737 MAX aircraft have been banned from flying in Europe, following the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 people onboard. The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)…

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Best buildings of 2019 announced
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Best buildings of 2019 announced

About The Independent commenting Independent Minds Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Minds. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big…

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Football’s cocaine problem: ‘Strong evidence’ to link increase in disorder at games to drug use says top police officer
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Football’s cocaine problem: ‘Strong evidence’ to link increase in disorder at games to drug use says top police officer

The rise in disorder at football games is connected to the increased prevalence of cocaine use inside stadiums, the UKs national lead on football policing has told The…

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Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft banned from UK airspace
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Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft banned from UK airspace

The UK has banned all arrivals, departures and overflights involving the aircraft type that was lost in Sundays crash in Ethiopia, the Boeing 737 MAX 8. As investigators…

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Brexit news – live: Geoffrey Cox addresses MPs after devastating verdict on Theresa May’s deal
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Brexit news – live: Geoffrey Cox addresses MPs after devastating verdict on Theresa May’s deal

Theresa May is braced for a crunch Commons vote later this evening after she secured eleventh-hour legally binding changes to her Brexit deal. But in a significant blow to the…

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Brexit news: Hammer blow for May as attorney general says her renegotiated deal can still leave UK in backstop against its will
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Brexit news: Hammer blow for May as attorney general says her renegotiated deal can still leave UK in backstop against its will

Attorney general Geoffrey Cox has said that the UK can still be trapped in the Irish backstop so hated by Conservative MPs, despite changes to the Brexit deal…

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Cheltenham 2019 results LIVE: Latest tips, best bets, odds and schedule for the Champion Hurdle and more on day one
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Cheltenham 2019 results LIVE: Latest tips, best bets, odds and schedule for the Champion Hurdle and more on day one

The first day of the Cheltenham Festival 2019 is a fascinating mix of open races and epic battles between great horses, headlined by the Champion Hurdle. Apple's Jade…

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‘IRA’ claims responsibility for London and Glasgow letter bombs, say Met police
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‘IRA’ claims responsibility for London and Glasgow letter bombs, say Met police

A group calling itself the IRA has claimed responsibility for package bombs sent to targets in London and Glasgow. A statement was sent to a media outlet in…

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Woolly mammoths: Japanese scientists take ‘significant step’ towards bringing prehistoric giants back to life
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Woolly mammoths: Japanese scientists take ‘significant step’ towards bringing prehistoric giants back to life

The last woolly mammoth populations died out just over 4,000 years ago, but the prehistoric giants could soon be back and plodding about just like they were during the ice…

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Boeing 737 MAX flights suspended by Australia, South Korea and Singapore after Ethiopian Airlines crash
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Boeing 737 MAX flights suspended by Australia, South Korea and Singapore after Ethiopian Airlines crash

Australia, South Korea and Singapore have joined a growing list of countries and airlines to ground Boeing 737 MAX aircraft after the companys latest model suffered its second deadly…

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Trump impeachment: Pelosi rules out attempt to oust president from office because ‘he’s not worth it’
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Trump impeachment: Pelosi rules out attempt to oust president from office because ‘he’s not worth it’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi broke a few Democratic hearts during a Q&A with the Washington Post Magazine on Monday when Ms Pelosi said in definitive terms that she does…

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