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18th Sep 2020

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British MPs vote through controversial Brexit bill

British MPs voted 340 against 263 Monday to pass a new law granting London the right to violate its Brexit withdrawal treaty, in a project which had earlier attracted EU fury. The bill is still subject to a "second-reading" vote and to a final vote in Britain's upper house before it becomes law. MPs will, next week, also debate whether to impose an additional "parliamentary lock" on its controversial provisions.

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Ylva Johansson on Migration and Drama Queens

Commissioner for home affairs, Ylva Johansson, would like to win the approval of all EU member states for a new proposal for a common asylum and migration policy - something her predecessors failed to do.

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