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A SOFT BREXIT should have been off the table from the start, as acknowledging early on that Britain would have not been part of the customs union and single market would have allowed the UK to make major preparations and strengthened its hand during the negotiations with the EU, two leading economists claim in their book.PUBLISHED: 15:28, Sat, Feb 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 16:08, Sat, Feb 16, 2019 Labour’s official position is to secure a Brexit where the UK stays in the customs union and maintains a ‘close relationship’ with the single market.

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FURY erupted yesterday amid fears Jeremy Corbyn will meddle in EU negotiations on a visit to Brussels next week in a desperate attempt to push through a super-soft Brexit.The Prime Minister will also be in Brussels next week to meet the European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker.

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THERESA May agreeing to a soft Brexit deal could damage UK-EU relations for a generation and spark “seismic political instability” across the continent, economists claim in a book.The five demands include a continued customs union with the EU, “close alignment” with the bloc’s single market and a commitment to mirror workers' rights and environmental protections passed in Brussels.

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THERESA May has hit back at Jeremy Corbyn’s demands for a soft Brexit, criticising Labour’s plan for a customs union and questioning the party’s commitment to ending free movement.But Mrs May did say she was pleased to see Labour agreed the UK should leave the EU with a deal.

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BREXITEER Boris Johnson hit out at the Government for working with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to come to a Brexit agreement – insisting that the party leader's “toxic” plans would force the UK to remain in the EU.The Tory Brexiteer insisted that Mr Corbyn’s plan would force the UK to remain in the single market and customs union, not unlike remaining in the European Union.

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Thousands of Iranians rallied and marched in Paris yesterday to mark the 40th anniversary of the Iran uprising which toppled the country’s monarchy.The powerful march swept through the streets of Paris, with the rhythms of the drums echoing as demonstrators chanted powerful slogans against the Iran regime.

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Anger: The House of Fraser poster promoting Agent Provocateur’s luxury lingerie at Dundrum Town Centre
















A group of parents in south Dublin have expressed their "disgust" over a "provocative" window display in Dundrum Town Centre.The poster is a promotional image for luxury lingerie brand Agent Provocateur at House of Fraser.

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The luxury lingerie brand are hosting a pop-up show at the department store before Valentine's Day.A GROUP of parents in south Dublin have expressed their “disgust” over a “provocative” window display in Dundrum Town Centre.

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Amber Rudd and Greg Clark warned last night they WILL stop us leaving with nothing on March 29.Greg Clark vowed to do all he could to block a No Deal Brexit
It comes after MPs rejected a plan earlier this week from Labour's Yvette Cooper to delay Brexit if we were heading for a No Deal.

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The Governor of Kentucky is walking back comments he made about cold weather and students in his state.We’re getting soft, Terry.

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TORY Ministers who backed the Prime Minister’s defeated Brexit plan are ready to abandon her and push for a soft Brexit, if Parliament succeeds in blocking no deal during Tuesday's debate.They will rebel against Mrs May if Labour MP Yvette Cooper’s legislation to delay Article 50 is voted through the Commons.

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No10 insiders tell me that May will only go back to Brussels “when we have a very clear set of proposals”.The significance of a Government amendment would be that Speaker John Bercow would have no choice but to call it.

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Risking fresh Brexit uproar, the Chancellor urged firms to “seize the opportunity” to push for special treatment for Euro nationals.The comments fly in the face of Home Secretary Sajid Javid’s desire to end preferential treatment for EU citizens after Brexit.

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Desperate families are left halfway across the Channel and told to dial 999 once near the English coast, to be picked up by ‘soft’ British officials.A French boat rescues 11 migrants earlier this week (Image: Gendarmerie Maritime)As he abandoned them in the Channel, the trafficker pointed towards Dover with his pistol.

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These inmates get around four days out of prison to celebrate Christmas before being expected to return to their jails to continue their sentences.The huge number allowed out to enjoy a family Christmas is equivalent to more than the entire jail population of Bellmarsh prison, in London.

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The aid minister has been seen as a key figure in Theresa May’s Cabinet, after opting to stay in Government despite her reservations over Mrs May’s highly contested divorce deal.Now, sources within the Tory Cabinet claim Ms Mordaunt is "working with key figures" like European Research Group (ERG) chairman Jacob Rees-Mogg on how to stop the Prime Minister from "switching to a softer Brexit".

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Treasury prices rose Friday, pulling down yields, after softer economic data in China perked up concerns around the global economy’s health, drawing investors into haven assets like U.71%












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The Obamas’ love story is now lore: a reluctant Michelle fell for Barack and his wanderlust, while Barack was grounded by her traditionalism.“Marriage still ain’t equal, y’all,” Obama said.

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TORY officials have hinted at the prospect pushing through plans for a soft Brexit that will see the UK trapped in the customs union and single market.” It comes after MPs were told a second referendum was the only way to break the deadlock in Parliament.

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The move has ramped up tensions in the region after the seizure of three Ukrainian vessels by Putin’s forces off the coast of Crimea on Sunday.A 2017 tweet from the US President reads: “Crimea was TAKEN by Russia during the Obama Administration.