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Brexit: UK and EU 'agree text' of draft withdrawal agreement
UK and EU officials have agreed the draft text of a Brexit agreement after… said the agreement contained a UK-wide customs "backstop" aimed at preventing new… Ireland on rules and regulation within the UK-wide one, she added. This "backstop" has…


Welsh employment growth tops rest of UK
… in the UK, the latest official figures show. There were 18,000 more people in work than… points, compared with the UK average of 0.5. The rate of unemployment in Wales stands… at 3.8% compared with an average rate of 4.1% across the UK. The Secretary of State…


First 5G cities in UK named by EE
…EE has announced which six UK cities will be the first to get faster 5G mobile… second. Other UK networks are now trialling 5G to accelerate their rollout next year… and it is also running other trials in locations around the UK. It has written to every…


Brexit explainer: What are the options available for the UK?
…John Pienaar looks at where we could go from here?…


The Quireboys: UK tour to go ahead despite equipment theft
…A rock band who had instruments and equipment stolen say their UK tour will go… ahead as planned. The Quireboys, who had five UK top 40 hits in the 1980s and 90s… charted at number two on the UK charts. Items stolen included merchandise, a pedal…


Asia Bibi: British imams join calls for UK to give asylum
…Three British imams have joined calls for the UK to offer asylum to Asia Bibi… for asylum from the UK, US or Canada. Prominent British Muslims, including three imams… is in great danger in Pakistan and has pleaded for asylum in the UK, US or Canada. To take…


Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU
… of saying the UK leaving the EU - merging the words Br itain and exit to get Brexit… - was held on Thursday 23 June, 2016, to decide whether the UK should leave or remain… What was the breakdown across the UK? England voted for Brexit, by 53.4% to 46.6…


Call for UK ban on 'grotesquely sugary' freakshakes
… in the UK and found they contained "grotesque levels of sugar and calories". Freakshakes…, but have become increasingly popular in the UK in recent years…


Xiaomi criticised for UK smartphone £1 flash sale
…"Flash sales" publicising a Chinese smartphone company's UK launch have sparked…," as soon as the sale opened. The UK's ads watchdog said it had received a complaint… a spokeswoman. "[This] was our first in the UK and attracted enormous levels of demand, far…


Gordon Brown predicts new UK referendum on EU
…The British people "have got a right to have the final say" on the UK's