Tory leadership race: Rivals in BBC debate clash over Brexit deadline – BBC News

Tory leadership race: Rivals in BBC debate clash over Brexit deadline – BBC News

Image caption The candidates answered questions set by members of the public Tory leadership rivals have clashed in a live BBC TV debate on whether the UK can leave the EU, no matter what, by the 31 October deadline. Asked for a guarantee he would do this, Boris Johnson described the deadline as “eminently feasible”. […]

Gender stereotypes in advertising have been banned in the UK – Vox.com

Gender stereotypes in advertising have been banned in the UK – Vox.com

Playing off gender stereotypes to sell stuff is now explicitly against the law for advertisers in the UK. Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority announced the ban in December, with a six-month buffer period before it went into effect. And that announcement came shortly after the ASA published a 64-page report on how gender stereotypes in ads […]

Brexit: UK seeks agreement with EU on citizens’ rights – BBC News

Brexit: UK seeks agreement with EU on citizens’ rights – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay has asked the EU to consider a separate agreement on citizens’ rights in the event of no deal. About 1.3m UK citizens live in one of the other 27 EU member states, while the UK hosts about 3.2m EU nationals. Theresa May’s Brexit deal covers citizens’ rights […]

Ruth Davidson: ‘Deliver Brexit, but not at expense of UK’ – BBC News

Ruth Davidson: ‘Deliver Brexit, but not at expense of UK’ – BBC News

Image caption Ruth Davidson said Brexit should be delivered “but not at the expense of breaking up the UK” Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson has told party members who would put Brexit ahead of preserving the UK union to “take a long, hard look at themselves”. A YouGov survey of Conservative members suggested 63% would […]

UK climate plan unclear, says European commission – The Guardian

A British government climate action plan is “unclear” and lacks key details about how the UK will reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the next 12 years, the European commission has said. In a report on UK climate policy, the commission said British targets exceeded EU requirements, but warned that key details were missing from the […]

The UK economy is sailing toward dire straits | TheHill – The Hill

At a time of rising U.S.-China trade tensions and a marked slowdown in the European economy, the last thing that the world economy now needs is a deepening in the U.K.’s Brexit crisis. Yet, it is difficult to see how the U.K. economic and political situation will not worsen meaningfully as the world’s fifth-largest economy […]

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