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Majority of Scots (54%) now in favour of independence says new poll, as Nicola Sturgeon calls for second referendum

THE majority of Scots are now in favour of independence according to a new poll as Nicola Sturgeon calls for a second referendum. Support for … Majority of Scots (54%) now in favour of independence says new poll, as Nicola Sturgeon calls for second referendum
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Brexit back in the News…

Keep promises or face no‑deal Brexit, Michel Barnier tells Boris Johnson https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/keep-promises-or-face-no-deal-brexit-michel-barnier-tells-boris-johnson-c2rcdjsns
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The latest Coronavirus News from Boris Johnson…

Boris Johnson is outlining the next steps in the UK’s plan to fight coronavirus at the first of a series of daily news conferences. The briefing was expected to have details about steps the government may take to protect elderly and vulnerable people. The over-70s have been told they are allowed to go out for walks when their period of staying at home begins . The first person in Wales to die with Covid-19 brings the UK total to 36. Most of those who have died in the UK have been people over the age of 60 with underlying health conditions. The total
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Johnson poised to axe network of business councils | 🇬🇧💼📰

Boris Johnson is poised to axe network of business councils – Dozens of business leaders could be forced to relinquish their roles as advisers to the prime minister as part of a shake-up of Boris Johnson’s engagements with industry bosses. Sky News has learnt that Downing Street officials are keen to overhaul the network of five business councils set up in November 2018 by Mr Johnson’s predecessor, Theresa May. Although Mr Johnson held one meeting last October with the council co-chairs – including the technology entrepreneur Brent Hoberman, Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis and Sir Ian Davis, the Rolls Royce
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