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26th Sep 2022

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Next UK PM candidates reject Scottish independence push

Both candidates running to be next British prime minister rejected Scotland's plans for an independence referendum in 2023, instead pushing back with plans to subject the pro-EU government of first minister Nicola Sturgeon to greater scrutiny. Boris Johnson departs as PM in September, with Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak fighting for his job. Both appeared at Tuesday Scottish campaign event, promising to attack the Scottish government's health and education record.

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Meloni mood and energy in focus This WEEK

Italians cast their ballot yesterday on Sunday and chose a rightwing majority parliament, which is expected to have a turbulent relationship with Brussels.

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