Brexit: May’s appeal to nation backfires as MPs accuse her of stoking hate

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May at the Brussels summit where EU leaders will decide whether to delay Brexit by agreeing an article 50 extension

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Kweku Adoboli deported to Ghana on flight from Heathrow

Former UBS rogue trader fought deportation having lived in the UK since childhood

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Brexit deal: key points from the draft withdrawal agreement

Brexiters will find many contentious clauses difficult to stomach within the 585-page draft document

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‘They’re coming to get me’: troubled student who killed an academic

Inquest highlights missed chances to identify decline in Femi Nandap’s mental health

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Who is Cyril Ramaphosa? South Africa’s next leader faces huge challenges

Ramaphosa, set to be president after Jacob Zuma’s resignation, will lead a wealthy and resource-rich country grappling with inequality

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Oxford Circus: armed London police respond to reports of gunfire

Underground station closed and public advised to avoid area of central London as officers investigate incident

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Theresa May faces ‘chaos and confusion’ claims after social care U-turn

Prime minister spends day battling against accusations of indecision after change to policy outlined in manifesto

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Eurovision 2017 review: gorilla suits, Gypsy hip-hop – and a half-decent winner

Lucie Jones helps the UK dodge a Brexit backlash as Portugal takes its first win in decades

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Theresa May calls UK general election for 8 June

Prime minister makes surprise announcement outside No 10, saying she has delivered stability after the Brexit referendum result
Theresa May announces UK general election – live

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‘London Bridge is down’: the secret plan for the days after the Queen’s death

She is venerated around the world. She has outlasted 12 US presidents. She stands for stability and order. But her kingdom is in turmoil, and her subjects are in denial that her reign will ever end. That’s why the palace has a plan.


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