Minister talks down Brexit delay claim

PM ‘working to get more EU assurances’ Is the EU about to rescue Theresa May? Kuenssberg: What has changed? According to the Telegraph, UK officials have been “testing the waters” about an Article 50 extension, to allow time for more talks. But Mr Barclay told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme:…

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Ministers defeated over no-deal Brexit

Twenty Conservative MPs rebelled against the government, including former cabinet ministers Michael Fallon, Justine Greening, Dominic Grieve, Ken Clarke and Oliver Letwin. Live: MPs debate Finance Bill Police under pressure over MP harassment Ministers speak out against no-deal Brexit Mr Grieve said it was a “perfectly sensible” step given that…

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House price growth at near six-year low

Where can you afford to live? Try our housing calculator to see where you could rent or buy This interactive content requires an internet connection and a modern browser. View affordability data by UK region View affordability data by local authority area No data high (£££) Unaffordable What does affordable…

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Energy price cap comes into force

“People can also make longer-term savings by improving the energy efficiency of their homes. Simple steps, such as better insulation or heating controls, are a good place to start.” How the cap works Households in England, Scotland and Wales on default tariffs – such as standard variable tariffs – should…

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