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15th Nov 2018

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Over 100 seats that backed Brexit now want to remain in EU

More than 100 Westminster parliamentary seats that voted for Brexit in the 2016 referendum have now switched their support to Remain, according to a study commissioned by Hope Not Hate and pro-EU group Best for Britain. Constituencies in Wales and the North have seen the largest swing. The constituencies of Brexiteers Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and Jacob Rees-Mogg are among the 112 areas where opinion has changed.

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Cyprus has overlooked undertakings on bank probity made to the EU in the context of the 2013 bailout - but it might prove harder to get the US off its back.

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