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Boris Johnson’s Brexit stance is from ‘never never land’

The former foreign secretary David Miliband has said that Boris Johnson’s Brexit position is “straight out of never never land.” Miliband criticised Tuesday’s BBC TV debate performance of the Tory leadership candidates in which he said, “Jeremy Corbyn won.” When he was asked on Labour’s position in holding a second referendum, Miliband said it is […]

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Iran shoots down US spy drone in international airspace

The US has confirmed that Iran has shot down a spy drone in international airspace, but Iran says the drone was in their airspace. On Thursday morning Iran’s Revolutionary Guard had said it shot down an RQ-4 Global Hawk that had entered its airspace near the Kouhmobarak district in southern Iran’s Hormozgan province. However, a […]

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Brexit: Farage says he would form election alliance with the Tories

Nigel Farage has said a clean exit from the EU can be achieved with Boris Johnson becoming prime minister and forming an election agreement with the Brexit Party. In an event hosted by the Daily Telegraph on Tuesday Farage said, “If Boris said ‘right, we’re ditching this terrible treaty, it’s the worst deal in history, […]

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Heathrow Airport to have third runway by 2026

Heathrow Airport has published their master plan on Tuesday and will construct the new third runway by 2026 and complete the expansion by 2050. The plan entails that the M25 will be re-routed through a tunnel under the new third runway along with moving roads and rivers. The proposals for the third runway and are […]

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Gatwick Airport reports 7.3 per cent hike in earnings

London’s Gatwick Airport has reported a 7.3% rise in annual earnings to £441.4m in the year to 31 March. Britain’s largest airport has seen a rise in long-haul demand boosting passenger numbers by 1.1m, up by 14.3% compared to the previous year, with overall passenger numbers reached 46.4m. Far East connections has driven the long-haul […]

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